Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 21.1 > Article 2
- Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Advanced life support: means the level of assessment and care identified in the scope of practice approved by the director for the advanced emergency medical technician, emergency medical technician I-99 and paramedic. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- Ambulance: means any publicly or privately owned surface, water or air vehicle, including a helicopter, that contains a stretcher and necessary medical equipment and supplies pursuant to section 36-2202 and that is especially designed and constructed or modified and equipped to be used, maintained or operated primarily for the transportation of individuals who are sick, injured or wounded or who require medical monitoring or aid. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- Ambulance attendant: means any of the following:
(a) An emergency medical technician, an advanced emergency medical technician, an emergency medical technician I-99 or a paramedic whose primary responsibility is the care of patients in an ambulance and who meets the standards and criteria adopted pursuant to section 36-2204. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- Ambulance service: means a person who owns and operates one or more ambulances. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
- 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
- Basic life support: means the level of assessment and care identified in the scope of practice approved by the director for the emergency medical responder and emergency medical technician. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- Bureau: means the bureau of emergency medical services and trauma system in the department. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- Certificate of necessity: means a certificate that is issued to an ambulance service by the department and that describes the following:
(a) Service area. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- 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.
- Council: means the emergency medical services council. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
- Emergency medical services: means those services required following an accident or an emergency medical situation:
(a) For on-site emergency medical care. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
- Fit and proper: means that the director determines that an applicant for a certificate of necessity or a certificate holder has the expertise, integrity, fiscal competence and resources to provide ambulance service in the service area. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
- You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
- The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
- The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
- including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
- Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. 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
- Suboperation station: means a physical facility or location at which an ambulance service conducts operations for the dispatch of ambulances and personnel and that may be staffed twenty-four hours a day or less as determined by system use. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- subscription: includes a mark, if a person cannot write, with the person's name written near it and witnessed by a person who writes the person's own name as witness. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- Trauma system: means an integrated and organized arrangement of health care resources having the specific capability to perform triage, transport and provide care. See Arizona Laws 36-2201
- United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215