Sections
Article 1 Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management 37-1301 – 37-1309
Article 3 Compact for Interstate Cooperation on Forests 37-1361
Article 4 Office of the State Fire Marshal 37-1381 – 37-1391
Article 5 Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity 37-1401 – 37-1409
Article 6 Trampoline Courts 37-1421 – 37-1426

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 37 > Chapter 9

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Affiliate: means a person that directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the person specified. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Agent: means a person who is authorized by the department of revenue to purchase and affix stamps on packages of cigarettes. See Arizona Laws 37-1401
  • Articles of incorporation: means the original or restated articles of incorporation or articles of merger and all amendments to the articles of incorporation or merger and includes amended and restated articles of incorporation and articles of amendment and merger. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Board of directors: means the group of persons vested with the management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which the group is designated and includes the governing body or bodies of a water users' association if the articles of incorporation of such water users' association provide for a governing body or bodies denominated other than as a board of directors. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Bylaws: means the code of rules adopted for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which those rules are designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Cigarette: means any roll of tobacco or any substitute for tobacco wrapped in paper or any substance not containing tobacco. See Arizona Laws 37-1401
  • Class: refers to a group of memberships that have the same rights with respect to voting, dissolution, redemption and transfer. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Corporation: includes any domestic or foreign predecessor entity of a corporation in a merger or other transaction in which the predecessor's existence ceased on consummation of the transaction. See Arizona Laws 10-850
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the state land department. See Arizona Laws 37-101
  • Director: means an individual who is or was a director of a corporation or an individual who, while a director of a corporation, is or was serving at the corporation's request as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or agent of another foreign or domestic corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust, employee benefit plan or other entity. See Arizona Laws 10-850
  • domestic corporation: means a corporation for profit that is not a foreign corporation and that is incorporated under or subject to chapters 1 through 17 of this title. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Employee: includes an officer but not a director. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Entity: includes a corporation, foreign corporation, not for profit corporation, profit and not for profit unincorporated association, nonprofit corporation, close corporation, corporation sole or limited liability company, a professional corporation, association or limited liability company, a business trust, estate, partnership, registered limited liability partnership, trust or joint venture, two or more persons having a joint or common economic interest, any person other than an individual and a state, the United States and a foreign government. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • 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.
  • Expenses: includes attorney fees and all other costs and expenses reasonably related to a proceeding. See Arizona Laws 10-850
  • 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.
  • Individual: includes the estate of an incompetent or deceased individual. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Manufacturer: means :

    (a) An entity that manufactures or otherwise produces cigarettes or causes cigarettes to be manufactured or produced anywhere and that the manufacturer intends to be sold in this state, including cigarettes that are intended to be sold in the United States through an importer. See Arizona Laws 37-1401

  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Officer: means an individual who is or was an officer of a corporation or an individual who, while an officer of a corporation, is or was serving at the corporation's request as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or agent of another foreign or domestic corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust, employee benefit plan or other entity. See Arizona Laws 10-850
  • Official capacity: means , if used with respect to a director, the office of director in a corporation and, if used with respect to an officer as contemplated in section 10-856, the office in a corporation held by the officer. See Arizona Laws 10-850
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Peace officers: means sheriffs of counties, constables, marshals, policemen of cities and towns, commissioned personnel of the department of public safety, personnel who are employed by the state department of corrections and the department of juvenile corrections and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a multicounty water conservation district and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by community college district governing boards and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the Arizona board of regents and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the governing body of a public airport pursuant to section 28-8426 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a private postsecondary institution pursuant to section 15-1897 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board and special agents from the office of the attorney general, or of a county attorney, and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: includes an individual and entity. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Proceeding: includes a civil suit and a criminal, administrative and investigatory action. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Proceeding: means any threatened, pending or completed action, suit or proceeding, whether civil, criminal, administrative or investigative and whether formal or informal. See Arizona Laws 10-850
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Quality control and quality assurance program: means the laboratory procedures implemented to ensure:

    (a) That operator bias, systematic and nonsystematic methodological errors and equipment-related problems do not affect the results of the testing. See Arizona Laws 37-1401

  • Repeatability: means the range of values within which the repeat results of cigarette test trials from a single laboratory will fall ninety-five percent of the time. See Arizona Laws 37-1401
  • Retailer: means any person, other than a manufacturer or wholesaler, who is engaged in selling cigarettes or tobacco products. See Arizona Laws 37-1401
  • Sale: means a transfer of title or possession, or both, or an exchange or barter, conditional or otherwise, in any manner or by any means whatever or any agreement to transfer, exchange or barter. See Arizona Laws 37-1401
  • Sell: means to sell or to offer or agree to sell. See Arizona Laws 37-1401
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Shareholder: means the person in whose name shares are registered in the records of a corporation or the beneficial owner of shares to the extent of the rights granted by a nominee certificate on file with a corporation. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Shares: means the units into which the proprietary interests in a corporation are divided. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • State lands: means any land owned or held in trust, or otherwise, by the state, including leased school or university land. See Arizona Laws 37-101
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Wholesaler: means a person, other than a manufacturer, who sells cigarettes or tobacco products to retailers or other persons for resale, and any person who owns, operates or maintains one or more cigarette or tobacco product vending machines in, at or on premises owned or occupied by any other person. See Arizona Laws 37-1401
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215