aquaculture facility: means the controlled propagation, growth and harvest of aquatic animals or plants, including fish, amphibians, shellfish, mollusks, crustaceans, algae and vascular plants. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
Aquatic products: means aquatic animals and plants, or their by-products, that are produced, grown, managed, harvested or marketed. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
Aquatic wildlife: means amphibians, fish, mollusks, crustaceans and soft shelled turtles found in a state of nature. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
Associate director: means the associate director of the citrus, fruit and vegetable division of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-441
citrus fruit: means the fruit of any orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit, tangerine, kumquat or other citrus tree that produces edible citrus fruit suitable for human consumption. See Arizona Laws 3-441
Commission merchant: means a person that receives on consignment or solicits from the producer any citrus fruit for sale on commission on behalf of the producer or accepts any citrus fruit in trust from the producer for the purpose of resale. See Arizona Laws 3-441
Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
Container: means any restrictive enclosure used to contain aquatic products for handling, packing or shipping. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
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
Division: means the animal services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
Fee fishing: means removing aquatic animals by any harvesting method from a privately controlled body of water as authorized by a direct or indirect payment of a fee. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
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
Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
intensive probation: means a program established pursuant to this chapter of highly structured and closely supervised probation which emphasizes the payment of restitution. See Arizona Laws 13-913
Lot: means one or more consolidated containers identified as a single item or unit. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
Lot: means a unit of identical or similar items that are grouped or consolidated in one or more containers for packaging or transporting or a cluster of identical or similar items that are included in the same shipping order, bill of lading or other itemized transport order. See Arizona Laws 3-441
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
Owner: means the person in possession of and legally entitled to dispose of aquatic products. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
Peace officer: means any person vested by law with a duty to maintain public order and make arrests and includes a constable. See Arizona Laws 13-105
Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, group, company, society or association. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
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
Person: includes an individual, firm, association, partnership, trust or corporation. See Arizona Laws 3-441
Possess: means knowingly to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
prior felony conviction: includes any offense committed outside the jurisdiction of this state that was punishable by that jurisdiction as a felony. 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.
Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
Producer: means a person that is engaged in this state in the business of producing or causing citrus fruit to be produced for market in commercial quantities. See Arizona Laws 3-441
Shipper: means a person that ships, transports, sells or markets citrus fruit under the person's registered trademark or label or a person that first markets the citrus fruit on behalf of the producer. See Arizona Laws 3-441
Supervisor: means the supervisor of aquaculture or the supervisor's authorized representative. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
Transporter: means a person that transports live aquatic animals or plants to persons who are licensed to resell, process or stock aquatic animals or plants. See Arizona Laws 3-2901