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

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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
  • Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • 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.
  • Court: means the superior court of this state. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Deliver: includes sending by mail, private courier, fax or electronic transmission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Department: means the state land department. See Arizona Laws 37-101
  • Filing: means the commission completing the following procedure with respect to any document delivered for that purpose:

    (a) Determining that the filing fee requirements of section 10-122 have been satisfied. See Arizona Laws 10-140

  • 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.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Vote: includes authorization by written ballot and written consent. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Voting group: means all shares of one or more classes or series that under the articles of incorporation or chapters 1 through 17 of this title are entitled to vote and be counted together collectively on a matter at a meeting of shareholders. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • 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