Article 1 General Provisions 36-1311 – 36-1314

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 11.1 - Terminal Patients' Right to Try Act

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Eligible patient: means a person to whom all of the following apply:

    (a) The person has a terminal illness as determined by the person's physician and a consulting physician. See Arizona Laws 36-1311

  • municipality: means an incorporated city or town. See Arizona Laws 9-831
  • Physician: means the physician who is providing medical care or treatment to the eligible patient for the terminal illness but does not include a primary care physician. See Arizona Laws 36-1311
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Substantive policy statement: means a written expression that is only advisory and that informs the general public of a municipality's current approach to, or opinion of, the requirements of the ordinances or codes, including, if appropriate, the municipality's current practice, procedure or method of action based on that approach or opinion. See Arizona Laws 9-831
  • Terminal illness: means a disease that, without life-sustaining procedures, will result in death in the near future or a state of permanent unconsciousness from which recovery is unlikely. See Arizona Laws 36-1311
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215