§ 36-449.01 Definitions
§ 36-449.02 Abortion clinics; licensure requirements; rules; inspections; standing to intervene; legal counsel
§ 36-449.03 Abortion clinics; rules; civil penalties

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 4 > Article 10 - Abortion Clinics

  • Abortion: means the use of any means with the intent to terminate a woman's pregnancy for reasons other than to increase the probability of a live birth, to preserve the life or health of the child after a live birth, to terminate an ectopic pregnancy or to remove a dead fetus. See Arizona Laws 36-449.01
  • Abortion clinic: means a facility, other than a hospital, in which five or more first trimester abortions in any month or any second or third trimester abortions are performed. See Arizona Laws 36-449.01
  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-401
  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-449.01
  • 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.
  • Facilities: means buildings that are used by a health care institution for providing any of the types of services as defined in this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-401
  • Health care institution: means every place, institution, building or agency, whether organized for profit or not, that provides facilities with medical services, nursing services, behavioral health services, health screening services, other health-related services, supervisory care services, personal care services or directed care services and includes home health agencies as defined in section 36-151, outdoor behavioral health care programs and hospice service agencies. See Arizona Laws 36-401
  • 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.
  • Medication abortion: means the use of any medication, drug or other substance that is intended to cause or induce an abortion. See Arizona Laws 36-449.01
  • 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
  • Physician: means any person who is licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17. See Arizona Laws 36-401
  • Substantial compliance: means that the nature or number of violations revealed by any type of inspection or investigation of a health care institution does not pose a direct risk to the life, health or safety of patients or residents. See Arizona Laws 36-401
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215