Article 1 General Provisions 36-2001 – 36-2006
Article 2 Evaluation and Treatment of Persons Impaired by Alcoholism 36-2021 – 36-2031
Article 3 Drug Detoxification and Maintenance Standards 36-2051 – 36-2052
Article 4 Sober Living Homes 36-2061 – 36-2067

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 18

  • Administration: means the Arizona health care cost containment system administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • Alcoholic: means a person who habitually lacks self-control with respect to the use of alcoholic beverages or who uses alcoholic beverages to the extent that the person's health is substantially impaired or endangered or social or economic functions are substantially disrupted. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Approved private treatment facility: means a private agency meeting the standards established by the department and approved pursuant to sections 36-2023 and 36-2029. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • Approved public treatment facility: means a treatment agency operating under the directions and control of a county, providing treatment through a contract with a county, meeting the standards established by the department and approved pursuant to sections 36-2023 and 36-2029. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • boundaries: means :

    (a) For a city or town, all of the area within the corporate limits of the city or town. See Arizona Laws 9-1401

  • center: means an initial reception agency for a person who is intoxicated or who is incapacitated by alcohol to receive initial evaluation and processing for assignment for further evaluation or into a treatment program. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • Certifying organization: means an organization that certifies homes as sober living homes and is affiliated with a national organization recognized by the department whose primary function is to improve access to and the quality of sober living residences through standards, education, research and advocacy. See Arizona Laws 36-2061
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Court: means the supreme court, the court of appeals, a superior court, a justice of the peace court, a municipal court or a city court authorized by charter. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • Day: means a calendar day, except a Saturday or Sunday or a holiday prescribed in section 1-301. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • Director: means the director of the administration. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • Evaluation: means a multidisciplinary professional analysis of a person's medical, psychological, social, financial and legal conditions. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Holder: means a video service provider that has been issued a uniform video service license pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • Incapacitated by alcohol: means that a person as a result of the use of alcohol is unconscious or has judgment otherwise so impaired that the person is incapable of realizing and making a rational decision with respect to the person's need for evaluation and treatment, is unable to take care of basic personal needs or safety such as food, clothing, shelter or medical care or lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate rational decisions. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • Incumbent cable operator: means a cable operator or other video service provider that on December 31, 2019 is providing video service in this state pursuant to a local license. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • Intoxicated person: means a person whose mental or physical functioning is substantially impaired as a result of the immediate effects of alcohol in the person's system. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • License: means a franchise as defined in 47 United States Code section 522. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • Local government: means any city, including a charter city, town or county. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • Medication-assisted treatment: means the use of pharmacological medications that are approved by the United States food and drug administration, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a whole patient approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. See Arizona Laws 36-2061
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Service area: means that part of the boundaries of a local government within which a video service provider is authorized to provide video service pursuant to a uniform video service license or a local license. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • Sober living home: means any premises, place or building that provides alcohol-free or drug-free housing and that:

    (a) Promotes independent living and life skills development. See Arizona Laws 36-2061

  • Subscriber: means any person in this state that purchases video service. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • Treatment: means the broad range of emergency, outpatient, intermediate and inpatient services and care, including diagnostic evaluation, medical, psychiatric, psychological and social service care, vocational rehabilitation and career counseling, which may be extended to alcoholics and intoxicated persons. See Arizona Laws 36-2021
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Uniform video service license: means a license that is issued by a local government in the form of a uniform video service license agreement as adopted pursuant to section 9-1411. See Arizona Laws 9-1401
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215