Sections
Article 1 Commercial and Customer-Formula Feeds 3-2601 – 3-2616
Article 2 Egg Mash 3-2641
Article 3 Garbage Fed to Swine 3-2661 – 3-2669
Article 4 Meat Used as Animal Food 3-2691 – 3-2695

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 3 > Chapter 15 - Animal and Bird Feeds

  • Act: means a bodily movement. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Affected commodity: means the specific citrus, fruit or vegetable that is regulated pursuant to article 2 or 4 of this chapter and that is subject to the marketing agreement or order or the proposed marketing agreement or order. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Affected person: means a producer or shipper of an affected commodity. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • 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.
  • agreement: means an agreement that is developed by producers or shippers of the affected commodity and that is entered into by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • ALIRT agreement: means the Arizona livestock incident response team agreement established between the department and a university under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the citrus, fruit and vegetable division of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Brand: means the term, design or trademark and other specific designation under which an individual commercial feed is distributed in this state. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Commercial feed: means all materials, except whole seeds unmixed or physically altered entire unmixed seeds, that are distributed for use as feed or for mixing in feed. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • commission: means the marketing commission established under section 3-413. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • committee: means a marketing committee established by a marketing agreement according to section 3-426. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Community supervision: means that portion of a felony sentence that is imposed by the court pursuant to section 13-603, subsection I and that is served in the community after completing a period of imprisonment or served in prison in accordance with Section 41-1604. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Crime: means a misdemeanor or a felony. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Customer-formula feed: means a mixture of commercial feed or feed materials, or both, each batch of which is mixed according to the specific instructions of the final purchaser. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dangerous instrument: means anything that under the circumstances in which it is used, attempted to be used or threatened to be used is readily capable of causing death or serious physical injury. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Dangerous offense: means an offense involving the discharge, use or threatening exhibition of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or the intentional or knowing infliction of serious physical injury on another person. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Deadly weapon: means anything designed for lethal use, including a firearm. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply commercial feeds or customer-formula feeds, but does not include or apply to any feeds supplied for consumption on the premises of the supplier. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Division: means the environmental services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Economic loss: means any loss incurred by a person as a result of the commission of an offense. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Enterprise: includes any corporation, association, labor union or other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • establishment: means a house or place in which horses, asses, mules, burros, cows, sheep or goats are slaughtered, packed or processed. See Arizona Laws 3-2691
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Feed ingredient: means each of the constituent materials making up a commercial feed. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Felony: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Firearm: means any loaded or unloaded handgun, pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun or other weapon that will or is designed to or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of expanding gases, except that it does not include a firearm in permanently inoperable condition. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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.
  • Fresh meat: means meat of a horse, mule, ass, burro, cow, sheep or goat, and includes any product containing any such meat. See Arizona Laws 3-2691
  • Garbage: means waste consisting in whole or in part of animal waste resulting from handling, preparing, cooking and consuming of foods, including the offal from animal or poultry carcasses or parts thereof. See Arizona Laws 3-2661
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Government: means the state, any political subdivision of the state or any department, agency, board, commission, institution or governmental instrumentality of or within the state or political subdivision. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter on or affixed to the container in which a commercial feed is distributed, or on the invoice or delivery slip with which a commercial feed or customer-formula feed is distributed. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Magistrate: means an officer having power to issue a warrant for the arrest of a person charged with a public offense and includes the chief justice and justices of the supreme court, judges of the superior court, judges of the court of appeals, justices of the peace and judges of a municipal court. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Minor: means a person under eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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.
  • Official sample: means any sample of feed taken by the director or the director's agent and designated as official. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • order: means an order that is developed by producers or shippers of the affected commodity and that is issued by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • 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.
  • percentage: means percentage by weight. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, association or agent. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Person: means the state, any municipality, political subdivision, institution, public or private corporation, individual partnership or other entity. See Arizona Laws 3-2661
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, trust, association or partnership. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Physical injury: means the impairment of physical condition. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Possess: means knowingly to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Possession: means a voluntary act if the defendant knowingly exercised dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Producer: means a person that has a financial interest in producing or causing citrus, fruit or vegetable commodities to be produced for market in commercial quantities. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Property: means anything of value, tangible or intangible. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recklessly: means , with respect to a result or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware of and consciously disregards a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the result will occur or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • sale: includes exchange. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Shipper: means a person that engages in shipping, transporting, selling or marketing citrus, fruits or vegetables under the shipper's own registered trademark or label or a person that first markets the fruits or vegetables for the producer. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Ton: means a net weight of two thousand pounds avoirdupois. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Vehicle: means a device in, upon or by which any person or property is, may be or could have been transported or drawn upon a highway, waterway or airway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Volume: means cartons or the equivalent weight of Arizona-grown products marketed in the preceding marketing season. See Arizona Laws 3-401
  • Wilfully: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the state or by a court or judicial officer. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Written assent: means a signed statement of an affected person consenting to the terms of a marketing order. See Arizona Laws 3-401