Sections
Article 1 Dangerous Plant Pests and Diseases 3-201 – 3-218
Article 1.1 Joint Exercise of Powers 3-221 – 3-223
Article 2 Seeds 3-231 – 3-243
Article 3 Fertilizer Materials 3-261 – 3-284
Article 4 Arizona Organic Food Certification Program 3-301
Article 4.1 Industrial Hemp 3-311 – 3-320
Article 5 Pesticides 3-341 – 3-356
Article 6 Pesticide Control 3-361 – 3-377
Article 6.1 Integrated Pest Management Program 3-381 – 3-383

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 3 > Chapter 2

  • Abandoned: means the failure of the parent to provide reasonable support and to maintain regular contact with the child, including providing normal supervision. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Abandonment: means the failure of a parent to provide reasonable support and to maintain regular contact with the child, including providing normal supervision. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Abuse: means the infliction or allowing of physical injury, impairment of bodily function or disfigurement or the infliction of or allowing another person to cause serious emotional damage as evidenced by severe anxiety, depression, withdrawal or untoward aggressive behavior and which emotional damage is diagnosed by a medical doctor or psychologist and is caused by the acts or omissions of an individual who has the care, custody and control of a child. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Account: means withdrawable capital deposited with or invested in an association in accordance with any plan authorized by the provisions of this chapter unless such term is otherwise designated or qualified. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Account servicing: means the holding of documents or written instruments and the receipt and disbursement of payments according to the instructions of the parties to the documents or written instruments. See Arizona Laws 6-801
  • Accused: means a person who has been arrested for committing a criminal offense and who is held for an initial appearance or other proceeding before trial. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Accused: means a juvenile who is referred to juvenile court for committing a delinquent act. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Acquisition of control: means any transaction whereby a person obtains, directly or indirectly, control of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Acquisition of control: means a transaction by which a person obtains, directly or indirectly, control of a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Actuarial method: means the method of allocating each payment between finance charges and principal pursuant to which the payment is applied first to finance charges computed on the unpaid balance of principal for the time the balance is outstanding, and the remainder of the payment is subtracted from the unpaid principal amount. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Adjusted gross receipts: means the receipts remaining after deducting the monies paid for prizes from gross receipts. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Administer: means to apply, inject or facilitate the inhalation or ingestion of a substance to the body of a person. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • adoption agency: means a person other than the division licensed by the division to place children for adoption, including an attorney or law firm. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Adoption subsidy: means a grant that is provided to a child with special needs and that has been applied for through the department. See Arizona Laws 8-141
  • Adult: means a person eighteen years of age or older. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Adult: means a person who is eighteen years of age or older. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Adult court: means the appropriate justice court, municipal court or criminal division of the superior court that has jurisdiction to hear proceedings concerning offenses committed by juveniles as provided in sections 8-327 and 13-501. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Advance fee: means a fee, interest or other consideration directly or indirectly received by a person prior to a loan of money or extension of credit or a commitment to loan money or extend credit being made by the person. See Arizona Laws 6-1301
  • Advance fee loan broker: means a person who is not exempt under section 6-1302 and who for an advance fee or in the expectation of an advance fee either directly or indirectly makes or procures, attempts to make or procure or offers to make or procure or attempt to make or procure a loan of money or extension of credit. See Arizona Laws 6-1301
  • advertisement: means any message in any medium that offers or solicits any person to engage in sexual conduct in this state. See Arizona Laws 5-1107
  • Advisory board: means the advisory board of the sports authority. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • 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.
  • Affiliate: means an entity which directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the entity specified. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Affiliate: means an entity which directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the entity specified. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Affiliate: means an entity that directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the specified entity. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Affiliate: means an entity that directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the entity specified. See Arizona Laws 6-801
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means the department or a child welfare agency that is authorized in its license issued by the department to place or care for children in foster care. See Arizona Laws 8-141
  • Agency: means an agency licensed by the division to place children for adoption. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Agency: means any business serving the public, which as part of its services accepts money for and on behalf of a licensee. See Arizona Laws 6-701
  • Agency placement adoption: means an adoption proceeding in which one or more of the requisite consents are given to an agency pursuant to section 8-107, subsection D, paragraph 1. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Agent: means a person who receives compensation to regularly perform services specifically related to the conduct of the trust business. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Aggregate withdrawal value: means the sum of all payments made on all accounts of the association, all dividends and bonuses credited or allocated to such accounts and all dividends credited to "divided profits" for subsequent crediting to accounts upon maturity, less all withdrawals, retirements and other proper deductions from accounts and all unpaid charges on the accounts. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Agricultural operations: means all activities by the owner, lessee, agent, independent contractor and supplier conducted on any facility for the production of crops, livestock, poultry, livestock products or poultry products. See Arizona Laws 3-111
  • Agricultural pilot program: means the industrial hemp program that is designed to research the growth, cultivation and marketing of industrial hemp, hemp seeds and hemp products as authorized by this article and rules and orders adopted by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Amount financed: means the amount of credit extended to a consumer on a consumer loan determined in accordance with the truth in lending act. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Amusement gambling: means gambling involving a device, game or contest which is played for entertainment if all of the following apply:

    (a) The player or players actively participate in the game or contest or with the device. See

  • Annual percentage rate: means the measure of the cost of credit, expressed as a yearly rate, that relates the amount and timing of value received by the consumer to the amount and timing of payments made, determined in accordance with the truth in lending act. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appellate proceeding: means any contested matter before the state court of appeals, the state supreme court, a federal court of appeals or the United States supreme court. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Appellate proceeding: means any contested matter before the state court of appeals, the state supreme court, a federal court of appeals or the United States supreme court. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Applicant: means a person, a group of persons or an organization that submits an application to the licensing authority for a license required under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Application: means an application which is made pursuant to this article for approval of the superintendent to become a financial institution holding company. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Application: means the completion of the department application form with documentation of the child's special needs. See Arizona Laws 8-141
  • Application: means the completion of the department application form with documentation of the child's special needs and nonrecurring expenses related to the adoption. See Arizona Laws 8-161
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Armed nuclear security guard: means a security guard who works at a commercial nuclear generating station, who is employed as part of the security plan approved by the nuclear regulatory commission and who meets the requirements mandated by the nuclear regulatory commission for carrying a firearm. See Arizona Laws 6-436
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: means the actual custodial restraint of a person or the person's submission to custody. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Arrest: means the actual custodial restraint or temporary custody of a person. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assistant: means a person who is not a manager, supervisor or proceeds coordinator, who assists in conducting bingo games and who is designated as an assistant in the application for a license. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the division. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the environmental services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the division. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • Association: means every association to which this chapter applies as defined in the section concerning scope of chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney for the state: means an attorney designated by the attorney general, by a county attorney or by a city attorney to investigate, commence and prosecute an action under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-237
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Authority: means the tourism and sports authority. See Arizona Laws 5-801
  • Authority: means a sports authority established pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Authority board: means the governing board of the sports authority. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Authorized delegate: means a person designated by the licensee under section 6-1208. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Automated teller machine: means an automated device that is established by a bank, savings and loan association or credit union and that facilitates customer-bank communications activities, including taking deposits and disbursing cash drawn against a customer's deposit account or a customer's preapproved loan account, at a location separate from the home office or a branch. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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.
  • Bank: means a corporation that holds a banking permit issued pursuant to chapter 2 of this title. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Banking office: means any place of business of the bank at which deposits are received, checks are paid or money is loaned but does not include the premises used for computer operations, proofing, record keeping, accounting, storage, maintenance or other administrative or service functions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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.
  • Base area lift: means a passenger tramway that skiers ordinarily use without first using another passenger tramway. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • 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
  • Benefit: means anything of value or advantage, present or prospective. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Board: means the board of directors of the authority. See Arizona Laws 5-801
  • Board: means the Arizona state board of pharmacy. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Board of directors: means the county board of supervisors serving as the board of directors of the district. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Bond: means any obligation authorized and issued pursuant to this article, including:

    (a) Bonds and notes. See Arizona Laws 5-1161

  • Bond related expenses: means any expenses incurred by the authority to issue and administer its bonds including underwriting fees and costs, trustee fees, financial consultant fees, printing and advertising costs, paying agent fees, transfer agent fees, legal, accounting, feasibility consultant and other professional fees and expenses, credit enhancement fees, attorney and accounting fees and expenses related to credit enhancement, bond insurance or liquidity enhancement, remarketing fees, rating agency fees and costs, travel and telephone expenses and all other fees considered necessary by the authority in order to market and administer the bonds. See Arizona Laws 5-861
  • Bond related expenses: means any expenses incurred by the authority for issuing and administering its bonds, including underwriting fees and costs, trustee fees, financial consultant fees, printing and advertising costs, paying agent fees, transfer agent fees, legal, accounting, feasibility consultant and other professional fees and expenses, credit enhancement fees, attorney and accounting fees and expenses related to credit enhancement, bond insurance or liquidity enhancement, remarketing fees, rating agency fees and costs, travel and telephone expenses and all other fees considered necessary by the authority board in order to market and administer the bonds. See Arizona Laws 5-1161
  • Bond related expenses: means any expenses incurred by the director to issue and administer the bonds, including underwriting fees and costs, trustee fees, financial consultant fees, printing and advertising costs, paying agent fees, transfer agent fees, legal, accounting, feasibility consultant and other professional fees and expenses, bond insurance or other credit enhancements or liquidity facilities, attorney and accounting fees and expenses related to credit enhancement, bond insurance or liquidity enhancement, remarketing fees, rating agency fees and costs, travel and telecommunications expenses and all other fees considered necessary by the director in order to market and administer the bonds. See Arizona Laws 5-531
  • Bond related obligations: means any agreement or contractual relationship between the director and any bank, trust company, insurance company, surety bonding company, pension fund or other financial institution providing increased credit on, or security for, the bonds or liquidity for secondary market transactions and any agreement to fund or replenish reserves for the bonds. See Arizona Laws 5-531
  • Bonds: means the bonds of the authority issued pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 5-861
  • Bonds: means any bonds issued pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 5-531
  • Branch: means any banking office other than the principal banking office. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Branch office: means any office operated by a licensee to provide deferred presentment services. See Arizona Laws 6-1251
  • Branch office: means any place of business maintained by a licensee in addition to the principal place of business of a licensee. See Arizona Laws 6-1401
  • Branch office: means a place of business of a credit union, other than a principal office, at which deposits are received and checks are paid, but does not include premises used for computer operations, record keeping, accounting, storage, maintenance or other administrative or service functions. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Branch office: means any office operated solely for the purpose of accepting money and performing other services for a licensee. See Arizona Laws 6-701
  • Brand: means a term, design or trademark used in connection with one or several grades of commercial fertilizer. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Bribe: means anything of value or advantage, present or prospective, asked, offered, given, accepted or promised with a corrupt intent to influence, unlawfully, the person to whom it is given in that person's action, vote or opinion, in any public or official capacity. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Bulk: means fertilizer materials delivered to the purchaser in the solid or liquid state, in a nonpackaged form to which a label cannot be attached. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Calendar year: means three hundred sixty-five days' actual time served without release, suspension or commutation of sentence, probation, pardon or parole, work furlough or release from confinement on any other basis. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Capital: means the aggregate primary capital and secondary capital. See Arizona Laws 6-351
  • Capital: means the total of outstanding common stock, preferred stock and surplus and undivided profits. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Capital: means share accounts, reserves and undivided earnings. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Cease and desist order: means an administrative order provided by law restraining the sale, use, disposition and movement of a definite amount of seed. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Certificate: means a certificate of authority issued under this chapter to engage in trust business. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Certificate: means a certificate of authority issued under this chapter to engage in trust business. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Chair lift: means a type of transportation on which passengers are carried on chairs suspended in the air and attached to a moving cable, chain or link belt supported by trestles or towers with one or more spans. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charitable organization: means any organization including not more than one auxiliary of the organization, not for pecuniary profit, which is operated for charitable purposes within this state and which has been so engaged for two years prior to making application for a license under this article. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Check: means a draft signed by the maker and made payable to a person that is licensed pursuant to this chapter with the name of the maker preprinted on the face of the check. See Arizona Laws 6-1251
  • Check cashing: means exchanging for compensation a check, debit card payment order, draft, money order, traveler's check or payment instrument of a licensee for money delivered to the presenter at the time and place of the presentation. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Child: means any person under eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Child: means any person who is under the age of eighteen years, who is legally free for adoption and who otherwise may not be adopted because the person has special needs. See Arizona Laws 8-141
  • Child: means a person who is under the age of eighteen years and who is adopted in this state or placed for adoption from this state. See Arizona Laws 8-161
  • Child: means a person less than eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Child monitoring device: means a device that is capable of transmitting an audio or audiovisual signal and that is installed or used in a residence for child supervision or safety monitoring by any parent, guardian or other responsible person in the person's own residence. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Child safety services: means a specialized child welfare program that is administered by the department as provided in this chapter and that investigates allegations of and seeks to prevent, intervene in and treat abuse, and neglect, to promote the well-being of the child in a permanent home and to coordinate services to strengthen the family. See Arizona Laws 8-801
  • Chop shop: means any building, lot or other premises in which one or more persons alters, destroys, disassembles, dismantles, reassembles or stores at least one motor vehicle or watercraft or two or more motor vehicle or watercraft parts from at least one vehicle or watercraft that the person or persons knows were obtained by theft, fraud or conspiracy to defraud with the intent to:

    (a) Alter, counterfeit, deface, destroy, disguise, falsify, forge, obliterate or remove the identity of the motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, including the vehicle identification number for the purpose of misrepresenting or preventing the identification of the motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts. See Arizona Laws 6-430

  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Clerical or support duties: means duties subsequent to the receipt of a residential mortgage loan application, including both of the following:

    (a) The receipt, collection, distribution and analysis of information common for the processing or underwriting of a residential mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-991

  • Clinical liaison: means a mental health expert or any other individual who has experience and training in mental health or developmental disabilities and who is qualified and appointed by the court to aid in coordinating the treatment or training of individuals who are found incompetent to stand trial. See Arizona Laws 6-412
  • Clinical liaison: means a mental health expert or another individual who has experience and training in mental health or developmental disabilities and who is qualified and appointed by the court to aid in coordinating the treatment or training of juveniles who are found incompetent to stand trial. See Arizona Laws 8-291
  • Cloned cellular or wireless telephone: means a cellular or wireless telephone in which the manufacturer's electronic serial number has been altered. See Arizona Laws 6-434
  • Cloning paraphernalia: means the materials that are necessary to create a cloned cellular or wireless telephone and includes scanners to intercept electronic serial numbers, cellular telephones and mobile identification numbers, wireless telephones, cables, chips, burners, software and the computers containing the software to program a cloned cellular or wireless telephone's microchip with a false electronic serial number and mobile identification number combination and lists of electronic serial number and mobile identification number combinations. See Arizona Laws 6-434
  • Commercial fertilizer: means any substance that contains one or more recognized plant nutrients, that is used for its plant nutrient content and that is designed for use or claimed to have value in promoting plant growth, except unmanipulated animal and vegetable manures, and other products exempted by rule. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Commercial mortgage banker: means a person who engages in the following:

    (a) Originating commercial mortgage loans. See Arizona Laws 6-971

  • Commercial mortgage broker: means a person who for compensation or in the expectation of compensation either directly or indirectly makes, negotiates or offers to make or negotiate a commercial mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Commercial mortgage loan: means a loan that is directly or indirectly secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on commercial property and that is created with the consent of the owner of the commercial property. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Commercial mortgage loan: means a loan that is directly or indirectly secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on commercial property and created with the consent of the owner of the commercial property. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Commercial mortgage loan closing: means the day by which all documents relating to the commercial mortgage loan have been executed and recorded and all monies have been accounted for under the terms of the escrow instructions. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Commercial motorized watercraft: means a motorized watercraft that carries passengers or property for a valuable consideration that is paid to the owner, charterer, operator or agent or to any other person interested in the watercraft. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Commercial nuclear generating station: means an electric power generating facility that is owned by a public service corporation, a municipal corporation or a consortium of public service corporations or municipal corporations and that produces electricity by means of a nuclear reactor and includes the property on which the facility is located. See Arizona Laws 6-436
  • Commercial property: means real estate that is located in this state and that is not used for a one to four family residence. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Commercially reasonable: means a sale or disposal that would be commercially reasonable under title 47, chapter 9, article 6. See Arizona Laws 6-237
  • Commission: means the Arizona game and fish commission. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Commission: means the Arizona state lottery commission. See Arizona Laws 5-551
  • commit: means to assign legal custody. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Communication service provider: means any person who is engaged in providing a service that allows its users to send or receive oral, wire or electronic communications or computer services. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Community: means a city, incorporated town, unincorporated town, community or village. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • 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 3-1703
  • Compensation: means anything of value or any benefit, including points, commissions, bonuses, referral fees, loan origination fees and other similar fees but excluding periodic interest resulting from the application of the note rate of interest to the outstanding principal balance remaining unpaid from time to time. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Compensation: means anything of value or any benefit including points, commissions, bonuses, referral fees, loan origination fees and other similar fees but excluding periodic interest resulting from the application of the note rate of interest to the outstanding principal balance remaining unpaid from time to time. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Compensation: means anything of value or any benefit including points, commissions, bonuses, referral fees, loan origination fees and other similar fees but excluding periodic interest resulting from the application of the note rate of interest to the outstanding principal balance remaining unpaid from time to time. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Competitor: means a skier actually engaged in competition or in practice for competition with the permission of a ski area operator on any slope or trail or portion of any slope or trail designated for competition by the ski area operator. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Complaint: means a written statement of the essential facts constituting a public offense that is any of the following:

    (a) Made on an oath before a judge or commissioner of the superior court or an authorized juvenile hearing officer. See Arizona Laws 8-201

  • Conditions of ordinary visibility: means daylight and, if applicable, nighttime in nonprecipitating weather. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Consumer: means an individual who obtains a consumer lender loan for personal, family or household purposes. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Consumer lender: means a person who is licensed pursuant to chapter 5 of this title. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Consumer lender: means a person that advertises to make or procure, solicits or holds itself out to make or procure, or makes or procures consumer lender loans to consumers in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Consumer lender loans: means consumer loans, consumer revolving loans and home equity revolving loans. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Consumer loan: means the direct closed end loan of money in an amount of ten thousand dollars or less that is subject to a finance charge. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Consumer loan rate: means the periodic rate of finance charges that applies to the outstanding principal balance of a consumer loan and that remains unpaid. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Consumer revolving loan: means an open end revolving loan that is established pursuant to an agreement with an agreed on credit limit that does not exceed ten thousand dollars, that the consumer may pay in full at any time but has the privilege of paying in installments and that contemplates or provides that advances may be obtained from time to time by the consumer, through checks, drafts, items, credit access devices, orders for the payment of money, evidences of debt or similar means, whether or not negotiable. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Contingency plan: means a document stating a trust company's means of conducting business and preserving records in the event of any power outage, flood or other physical emergency. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Continuing association: means the association which continues to exist after a merger of associations has been effected. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Control: means direct or indirect ownership of or power to vote fifteen per cent or more of the outstanding voting securities of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person or to control in any manner the election of a majority of the directors of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Control: means direct or indirect ownership or power to vote twenty-five per cent or more of the outstanding voting securities of a financial institution or controlling person or to control in any manner the election of a majority of the directors of a financial institution or controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Control: means direct or indirect ownership of or power to vote fifteen per cent or more of the outstanding voting shares of an in-state financial institution or to control in any manner the election of a majority of the directors of an in-state financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-321
  • Control: means ownership of fifteen per cent or more of a licensee or controlling person, or the power to vote fifteen per cent or more of the outstanding voting securities of a licensee or controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Control: means ownership or the power to vote, either directly or indirectly, more than twenty per cent of the outstanding voting shares of the controlled person. See Arizona Laws 6-801
  • Controlled substance: means a drug, substance or immediate precursor in schedules I through V of title 36, chapter 27, or a dangerous drug or a narcotic drug listed in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • Controlling person: means any person directly or indirectly in control of a bank, trust company or savings and loan association. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Controlling person: means a person who is directly or indirectly in control of a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Controlling person: means a person directly or indirectly in control of a licensee. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Converting bank: means a bank converting from a national to a state bank, or the reverse. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • Corporate credit union: means a credit union whose field of membership consists of other credit unions and organizations or associations owned by or composed of credit unions and corporations or associations which primarily serve credit unions. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Court: means all state, county and municipal courts in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • court: means the juvenile division of the superior court. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Court: means the juvenile division of the superior court. See Arizona Laws 8-261
  • Court: means the juvenile division of the superior court when exercising its jurisdiction over children in any proceeding relating to delinquency. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Crane game: means an amusement machine which is operated by player controlled buttons, control sticks or other means, or a combination of the buttons or controls, which is activated by coin insertion into the machine and where the player attempts to successfully retrieve prizes with a mechanical or electromechanical claw or device by positioning the claw or device over a prize. See
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit union: means a cooperative nonprofit association which is incorporated under this chapter for the purposes of encouraging thrift among its members and creating a source of credit and other financial services at fair and reasonable cost. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Creditor: means a person for whose benefit monies are being collected and disbursed by a licensee. See Arizona Laws 6-701
  • Crime victim advocate: means a person who is employed or authorized by a public or private entity to provide counseling, treatment or other supportive assistance to crime victims. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Crime victim advocate: means a person who is employed or authorized by a public or private entity to provide counseling, treatment or other supportive assistance to crime victims. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Criminal conduct allegation: means an allegation of conduct by a parent, guardian or custodian of a child or an adult member of the victim's household that, if true, would constitute any of the following:

    (a) A violation of section 13-3623 involving child abuse. See Arizona Laws 8-201

  • Criminal negligence: means , with respect to a result or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person fails to perceive a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the result will occur or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Criminal offense: means conduct that gives a peace officer or prosecutor probable cause to believe that a felony, a misdemeanor, a petty offense or a violation of a local criminal ordinance has occurred. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Criminal proceeding: means any hearing, argument or other matter that is scheduled by and held before a trial court but does not include any deposition, lineup, grand jury proceeding or other matter that is not held in the presence of the court. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Criminal street gang: means an ongoing formal or informal association of persons in which members or associates individually or collectively engage in the commission, attempted commission, facilitation or solicitation of any felony act and that has at least one individual who is a criminal street gang member. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • crop: includes every kind of vegetation, wild or domesticated, and any part thereof, as well as seed, fruit or other natural product of such vegetation. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Crop: means any industrial hemp that is grown under a single industrial hemp license issued by the department. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Custodial agency: means any law enforcement officer or agency, a sheriff or municipal jailer, the state department of corrections or a secure mental health facility that has custody of a person who is arrested or in custody for a criminal offense. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Custodial agency: means any law enforcement officer or agency, a sheriff, a county juvenile detention center, the department of juvenile corrections or a secure mental health facility that has custody of a person who is arrested or in custody for a delinquent or incorrigible offense. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Custodian: means a person, other than a parent or legal guardian, who stands in loco parentis to the child or a person to whom legal custody of the child has been given by order of a court of competent jurisdiction. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Custodian: means a person, other than a parent or legal guardian, who stands in loco parentis to the child or a person to whom legal custody of the child has been given by order of the juvenile court. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Custody: means a status embodying all of the following rights and responsibilities:

    (a) The right to have the physical possession of the child. See Arizona Laws 8-101

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dangerous drug: means dangerous drug as defined in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Dangerous drug: means the following by whatever official, common, usual, chemical or trade name designated:

    (a) Any material, compound, mixture or preparation that contains any quantity of the following hallucinogenic substances and their salts, isomers, whether optical, positional or geometric, and salts of isomers, unless specifically excepted, whenever the existence of such salts, isomers and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation:

    (i) Alpha-ethyltryptamine. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • 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 3-1703
  • 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 3-1703
  • DCS report: means a communication received by the centralized intake hotline that alleges child abuse or neglect and that meets the criteria for a report as prescribed in section 8-455. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • De minimis violation: means a violation which, although undesirable, has no direct or immediate relationship to safety, health or property damage. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • De novo entry: means a newly established bank or savings and loan association which is not created through the acquisition of or merger with an in-state financial institution and control is through an out-of-state financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-321
  • Deadly physical force: means force that is used with the purpose of causing death or serious physical injury or in the manner of its use or intended use is capable of creating a substantial risk of causing death or serious physical injury. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Deadly weapon: means anything designed for lethal use, including a firearm. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Deadly weapon: means anything that is designed for lethal use. See Arizona Laws 5-533
  • Dealer: means any person who sells seed. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Debt management company: means a corporation, company, firm, partnership, association or society, as well as a natural person, that for compensation engages in the business of receiving money, or evidences thereof, in this state or from a resident of this state as agent of a debtor for the purpose of distributing the same to his creditors in payment or partial payment of his obligations. See Arizona Laws 6-701
  • Debtor: means a person from whom monies are being accepted for disbursement to creditors. See Arizona Laws 6-701
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: means a person or entity that is formally charged by complaint, indictment or information of committing a criminal offense. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Deferred presentment services: means a transaction pursuant to a written agreement in which the licensee accepts a check and agrees to hold the check for at least five days before presentment for payment or deposit. See Arizona Laws 6-1251
  • Delinquency proceeding: means any hearing, argument or other matter that is scheduled or held by a juvenile court judge, commissioner or hearing officer and that relates to an alleged or adjudicated delinquent offense. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Delinquent: means a child who is adjudicated to have committed a delinquent act. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Delinquent act: means an act to which this article applies pursuant to section 8-381. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Delinquent act: means an act by a juvenile that if committed by an adult would be a criminal offense or a petty offense, a violation of any law of this state, or of another state if the act occurred in that state, or a law of the United States, or a violation of any law that can only be violated by a minor and that has been designated as a delinquent offense, or any ordinance of a city, county or political subdivision of this state defining crime. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Delinquent juvenile: means a child who is adjudicated to have committed a delinquent act. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Deliver: means the actual, constructive or attempted exchange from one person to another, whether or not there is an agency relationship. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Department: means the Arizona game and fish department. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Department: means the department of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Department: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Department: means the department of administration. See Arizona Laws 5-531
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposit account: means a balance other than a share account held by a credit union including balances designated as special investment accounts, deposits, certificates of deposit, certificates of indebtedness, demand deposit accounts or other similar names. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Detention: means the temporary confinement of a juvenile who requires secure care in a physically restricting facility that is completely surrounded by a locked and physically secure barrier with restricted ingress and egress for the protection of the juvenile or the community pending court disposition or as a condition of probation. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Detention hearing: means the accused's initial appearance before the court to determine release before adjudication. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Direct placement adoption: means an adoption proceeding in which one or more of the requisite consents are given to a particular person pursuant to section 8-107, subsection D, paragraph 2. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Director: means the executive director of the Arizona state lottery commission. See Arizona Laws 5-551
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Director: means the director of the department of administration. See Arizona Laws 5-531
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Discretionary assets: means those assets in which the trust company has the unilateral authority to determine investment strategies and execute investment transactions without seeking the concurrence, approval or authority from the customer or any other external party. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Diseases: includes any fungus, bacterium, virus or other organism of any kind and any unknown cause that is or may be found to be injurious, or likely to be or to become injurious to any domesticated or cultivated plant, or to the product of any such plant. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distribute: means the actual, constructive or attempted transfer, delivery or sale of, or dispensing to another of, an imitation controlled substance, imitation prescription-only drug or imitation over-the-counter drug. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • Distributor: means any person who offers for sale, sells, barters, solicits business or otherwise supplies fertilizer materials. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • District: means a sports authority district established pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Division: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Division: means the plant services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Division: means the department. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Division: means the environmental services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Division: means the environmental services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Drug court program: means a program that is established pursuant to section 13-3422 by the presiding judge of the superior court in cooperation with the county attorney in a county for the purpose of prosecuting, adjudicating and treating drug dependent persons who meet the criteria and guidelines for entry into the program that are developed and agreed on by the presiding judge and the prosecutor. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Drug dependent person: means a person who is using a substance that is listed in paragraph 6, 19, 20, 21 or 28 of this section and who is in a state of psychological or physical dependence, or both, arising from the use of that substance. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Dually adjudicated child: means a child who is found to be dependent or temporarily subject to court jurisdiction pending an adjudication of a dependency petition and who is alleged or found to have committed a delinquent or incorrigible act. See Arizona Laws 8-271
  • Economic loss: means any loss incurred by a person as a result of the commission of an offense. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Electronic communication: means any transfer of signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, data or intelligence of any nature that is transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photoelectronic or photooptical system but that does not include any of the following:

    (a) Any wire or oral communication. See Arizona Laws 5-401

  • Electronic communication system: means any communication or computer facilities or related electronic equipment for the transmission, processing or electronic storage of electronic communications. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Electronic serial number: means the unique numerical algorithm that the manufacturer programs into the microchip of each wireless telephone. See Arizona Laws 6-434
  • Electronic storage: means either of the following:

    (a) Any temporary, intermediate storage of a wire or electronic communication incidental to the electronic transmission. See Arizona Laws 5-401

  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee: means a person who conducts lawful or unlawful business for another person under a master-servant relationship or as an independent contractor and who is compensated by wages, commissions, tips or other valuable consideration. See Arizona Laws 5-570
  • Engage in the business: means conducting activities regulated under this chapter more than ten times in any calendar year for compensation or in the expectation of compensation. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Entering or remaining unlawfully: means an act by a person who enters or remains in or on a commercial nuclear generating station or a structure or fenced yard of a commercial nuclear generating station if that person's intent for entering or remaining is not licensed, authorized or otherwise privileged. See Arizona Laws 6-436
  • Entering or remaining unlawfully: means an act by a person who enters or remains in or on a military reservation or facility or a structure or fenced yard of a military reservation or facility if that person's intent for entering or remaining is not authorized or otherwise privileged. See Arizona Laws 6-440
  • Enterprise: includes any corporation, association, labor union or other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Enterprise: means any person under the jurisdiction of the department other than a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Entity: means the department of child safety, the department of juvenile corrections or a child welfare agency that has been granted legal care, custody and control of a child by order of the juvenile court and that is responsible for securing inpatient psychiatric acute care services or residential treatment services for a child. See Arizona Laws 8-271
  • Equipment: means the receptacle and numbered objects drawn from it, the master board upon which such objects are placed as drawn, the cards or sheets bearing numbers or other designations to be covered and the objects used to cover them, the board or signs, however operated, used to announce or display the numbers or designations as they are drawn, the public address system, and all other articles essential to the operation, conduct and playing of bingo. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • escape: means :

    (i) A departure from custody or from a juvenile secure care facility, a juvenile detention facility or an adult correctional facility in which the person is held or detained, with knowledge that the departure is not permitted, or the failure to return to custody or detention following a temporary leave granted for a specific purpose or for a limited period. See Arizona Laws 3-1703

  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Escrow: means any transaction in which any escrow property is delivered with or without transfer of legal or equitable title, or both, and irrespective of whether a debtor-creditor relationship is created, to a person not otherwise having any right, title or interest therein in connection with the sale, transfer, encumbrance or lease of real or personal property, to be delivered or redelivered by that person upon the contingent happening or nonhappening of a specified event or performance or nonperformance of a prescribed act, when it is then to be delivered by such person to a grantee, grantor, promisee, promisor, obligee, obligor, bailee or bailor, or any designated agent or employee of any of them. See Arizona Laws 6-801
  • Escrow agent: means any person engaged in the business of accepting escrows. See Arizona Laws 6-801
  • Escrow business: means a commercial activity characterized by the regular and continuous carrying on of escrow transactions. See Arizona Laws 6-801
  • Escrow property: means property, money, a written instrument or evidence of title or possession to real or personal property or any other thing of value. See Arizona Laws 6-801
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Exploitive exhibition: means the actual or simulated exhibition of the genitals or pubic or rectal areas of any person for the purpose of sexual stimulation of the viewer. See Arizona Laws 5-1107
  • Explosive: means any dynamite, nitroglycerine, black powder, or other similar explosive material, including plastic explosives. See Arizona Laws 5-533
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Family counseling programs: means those public and private programs established pursuant to rules and guidelines promulgated and administered by the presiding judge of the juvenile division of the superior court in each participating county and approved by the supreme court for the purpose of strengthening family relationships and prevention of juvenile delinquency. See Arizona Laws 8-261
  • Farmland: means land devoted primarily to the production for commercial purposes of livestock or agricultural commodities. See Arizona Laws 3-111
  • Federal association: means a savings and loan association or savings association operating under the laws and regulations of the United States. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Federal deposit insurance corporation: includes any successor to the corporation or other agency or instrumentality of the United States that undertakes to discharge the purposes of the corporation. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • 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 3-1703
  • Fertilizer material: means any substance or mixture of substances intended to be used for promoting or stimulating the growth of plants, increasing the productiveness of plants, improving the quality of crops or producing any chemical or physical change in the soil. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Fiduciary: means a personal representative, administrator, guardian, conservator, trustee, agent or other person who acts in a fiduciary capacity and who is not exempt by section 6-852. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Fiduciary: means a personal representative, administrator, guardian, conservator, trustee, agent or other person who acts in a fiduciary capacity and who is not exempt by section 6-852. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Filed with the superintendent: means when the complete application including any amendments or supplements containing all the information in the form required by the superintendent is received by the superintendent. See Arizona Laws 6-321
  • Final disposition: means the ultimate termination of the criminal prosecution of a defendant by a trial court, including dismissal, acquittal or imposition of a sentence. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Final disposition: means the ultimate termination of the delinquency proceeding by a court, including dismissal, acquittal, transfer to adult court or imposition of a disposition after an adjudication for a delinquent offense. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Finance charge: means the amount payable by a consumer incident to or as a condition of the extension of a consumer lender loan but does not include other fees allowed pursuant to section 6-635. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Financial institution: means banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations, international banking facilities, and holding companies of banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations and international banking facilities under the jurisdiction of the department. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Financial institution: means banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations, credit unions, consumer lenders, international banking facilities and financial institution holding companies under the jurisdiction of the department. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Financial institution holding company: means a corporation, trust, association, partnership or similar organization which directly or indirectly, acting through one or more persons, controls a financial institution or a controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • 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 3-1703
  • Firearm: means any loaded or unloaded handgun, pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun or other weapon that will expel, is designed to expel or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive. See Arizona Laws 5-533
  • 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.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign money exchange: means exchanging for compensation money of the United States government or a foreign government to or from money of another government at a conspicuously posted exchange rate at the time and place of the presentation of the money to be exchanged. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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 3-1703
  • Governmental unit: means a board, agency, department, authority, instrumentality or other unit or organization of the federal, state, county, municipal or other level of government. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grade: means the percentage of total nitrogen, available phosphate or soluble potash stated in whole numbers in the same terms, order and percentages as in the guaranteed analysis. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantee: includes every person to whom an estate or interest in real property passes, in or by a deed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Grantor: includes every person from or by whom an estate or interest in real property passes, in or by a deed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Gross receipts: means the total of the following:

    (a) The receipts from the sale of shares, tickets or rights in any manner connected with participation in a game of bingo or the right to participate therein, including any admission fee, charge for cards, daubers or other devices, the sale of equipment or supplies and all other miscellaneous receipts, excluding sales of food or beverages or other products which are not required to play bingo games. See Arizona Laws 5-401

  • Grower: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that propagates industrial hemp under this article and rules and orders adopted by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian ad litem: means a person appointed by the court to protect the interest of a minor or an incompetent in a particular case before the court. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Harmful to minors: means that quality of any description or representation, in whatever form, of nudity, sexual activity, sexual conduct, sexual excitement, or sadomasochistic abuse, when both:

    (a) To the average adult applying contemporary state standards with respect to what is suitable for minors, it both:

    (i) Appeals to the prurient interest, when taken as a whole. See Arizona Laws 5-871

  • Harvester: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to harvest industrial hemp for a licensed grower. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Hemp products: means all products made from industrial hemp, including cloth, cordage, fiber, fuel, grain, paint, paper, construction materials, plastics and by-products derived from sterile hemp seed or hemp seed oil. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Hemp seed: means any viable cannabis sativa L. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Historical prior felony conviction: means :

    (a) Any prior felony conviction for which the offense of conviction either:

    (i) Mandated a term of imprisonment except for a violation of chapter 34 of this title involving a drug below the threshold amount. See Arizona Laws 3-1703

  • Home equity revolving loan: means an open end revolving loan that is made pursuant to an agreement with an agreed on credit limit that is not more than ten thousand dollars, that is secured by the consumer's principal residence and that provides that advances may be obtained from time to time by the consumer through checks, drafts, items, credit access devices, orders for the payment of money, evidences of debt or similar means, whether or not negotiable. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Home state: means the state that has granted the bank its charter, permit or license to operate. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • House of prostitution: means any building, structure or place that is used for the purpose of prostitution or lewdness or where acts of prostitution occur. See Arizona Laws 5-570
  • Imitation controlled substance: means a drug, substance or immediate precursor which does or does not contain a controlled substance that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is a controlled substance but it is a counterfeit preparation. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • Imitation over-the-counter drug: means an imitation of a nonprescription drug as defined in section 32-1901 that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is an over-the-counter drug. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • Imitation prescription-only drug: means a drug, substance or immediate precursor which does or does not contain a prescription-only drug as defined by section 32-1901 that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is a prescription-only drug but it is a counterfeit preparation. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • Immediate family: means a victim's spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent or lawful guardian. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Immediate family: means a victim's spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent or lawful guardian. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, stepparent, stepchild or stepsibling whether related by adoption or blood. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • In-home intervention: means a program of services provided pursuant to article 14 of this chapter while the child is still in the custody of the parent, guardian or custodian. See Arizona Laws 8-801
  • In-state financial institution: means a state or national bank or savings and loan association with its home office in this state, or holding company with its home office in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • In-state financial institution: means a state or federal bank, savings bank or savings and loan association with its home office in this state, or holding company with its home office in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-321
  • In-state financial institution: means a state or federal bank, savings bank, savings and loan association or holding company with its home office located in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Incompetent: means a juvenile who does not have sufficient present ability to consult with the juvenile's lawyer with a reasonable degree of rational understanding or who does not have a rational and factual understanding of the proceedings against the juvenile. See Arizona Laws 8-291
  • Incompetent to stand trial: means that as a result of a mental illness, defect or disability a defendant is unable to understand the nature and object of the proceeding or to assist in the defendant's defense. See Arizona Laws 6-412
  • Incorrigible child: means a child who:

    (a) Is adjudicated as a child who refuses to obey the reasonable and proper orders or directions of a parent, guardian or custodian and who is beyond the control of that person. See Arizona Laws 8-201

  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Independent living program: includes a residential program with supervision of less than twenty-four hours a day. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Indian tribe: means any organized Indian nation, tribe, band or community that is recognized as an Indian tribe by the United States department of the interior. See Arizona Laws 5-801
  • Industrial hemp: means the plant cannabis sativa L. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Industrial hemp site: means the location in which a grower, harvester, transporter or processor possesses a crop, a harvested crop or hemp seed. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Inherent dangers and risks of skiing: means those dangers or conditions that are an integral part of the sport of skiing, excluding acts of ordinary or gross negligence, or reckless or intentional conduct on the part of the ski area operator. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Injured person: means a person who has sustained economic loss, including medical loss, as a result of injury to his person, business or property by the conduct giving rise to the forfeiture of property, and who is not an owner of or an interest holder in the property. See Arizona Laws 6-237
  • Inpatient assessment: includes all of the following:

    (a) The observation of a child's behavior while the child is in an inpatient assessment facility. See Arizona Laws 8-271

  • inpatient assessment facility: means a facility that is licensed by the department of health services as a level one behavioral health facility and that provides psychiatric acute care services. See Arizona Laws 8-271
  • insolvent: means the trust company does not possess assets that are at least equal to liabilities, required reserves and total issued and outstanding capital. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Insolvent: means that the value of a credit union's assets is less than its liabilities. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Institutional investor: means a person who in the regular course of business makes commercial mortgage loans of more than two hundred fifty thousand dollars that are funded exclusively from the institutional investor's own resources. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Insurance corporation: means the federal deposit insurance corporation or such other instrumentality of, or corporation chartered by, the United States as may be established for the purpose of insuring the accounts of savings and loan associations or any other equivalent deposit insurer approved by the superintendent. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Insured: means any person covered under an insurance contract or other evidence of insurance coverage subject to regulation under title 20. See Arizona Laws 6-1401
  • Insured association: means an association, the accounts of which are insured wholly or in part by an insurance corporation. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Insuring organization: means the national credit union administration or successor organization or any other equivalent insurer approved by the superintendent. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Intercept: means the aural or other acquisition of the contents of any wire, electronic or oral communication through the use of any electronic, mechanical or other device. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Interest holder: means a person in whose favor there is a security interest or who is the beneficiary of a perfected encumbrance pertaining to an interest in property. See Arizona Laws 6-237
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • International banking facility: means a facility that is represented by a set of asset and liability accounts segregated on the books and records of a commercial bank, the principal office of which is located in this state, and that is incorporated and doing business under the laws of the United States or of this state, a United States branch or agency of a foreign bank, an edge corporation organized under section 25(a) of the federal reserve act (12 United States Code sections 611 through 631) or an agreement corporation having an agreement or undertaking with the board of governors of the federal reserve system under section 25 of the federal reserve act (12 United States Code sections 601 through 604(a)) that includes only international banking facility time deposits and international banking facility extensions of credit as defined in 12 Code of Federal Regulations part 204. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Investment: means to put funds to use in order to secure profits. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Investor: means a person who lends or invests money in mortgage loans. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Investor: means a person who directly or indirectly provides monies to a commercial mortgage banker that are, or are intended to be, used to make a loan, and any person who purchases a loan, or any interest in a loan, from a commercial mortgage banker or in a transaction that has been directly or indirectly arranged or negotiated by a commercial mortgage banker. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Item: means any material or performance which depicts or describes sexual activity and includes any book, leaflet, pamphlet, magazine, booklet, picture, drawing, photograph, film, negative, slide, motion picture, figure, object, article, novelty device, recording, transcription, live or recorded telephone message or other similar items whether tangible or intangible and including any performance, exhibition, transmission or dissemination of any of the above. See Arizona Laws 5-871
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Judgment: means either:

    (a) A final judgment in a court of competent jurisdiction. See Arizona Laws 6-991

  • Judgment debtor: means any defendant under this article who is the subject of a judgment. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Juvenile: means a person who is under eighteen years of age at the time the issue of competency is raised. See Arizona Laws 8-291
  • juvenile: means an individual who is under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Juvenile court: means the juvenile division of the superior court. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Juvenile court: means the juvenile division of the superior court when exercising its jurisdiction over children in any proceeding relating to delinquency, dependency or incorrigibility. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Juvenile defendant: means a juvenile against whom a petition is filed seeking to have the juvenile adjudicated delinquent. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • juvenile intensive probation: means a program which is established pursuant to this article of highly structured and closely supervised juvenile probation and which emphasizes surveillance, treatment, work, education and home detention. See Arizona Laws 8-351
  • Juvenile population: means the number of persons under the age of eighteen years in each county, as determined at least annually by the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 8-261
  • Kind: means one or more related species or subspecies which singly or collectively are known by one common name, such as corn, oats, alfalfa and timothy. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Knowingly: 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 3-1703
  • Knowledge of the character: means having general knowledge or awareness, or reason to know, or a belief or ground for belief which warrants further inspection or inquiry of that which is reasonably susceptible to examination by the defendant both:

    (a) That the item contains, depicts or describes nudity, sexual activity, sexual conduct, sexual excitement or sadomasochistic abuse, whichever is applicable, whether or not there is actual knowledge of the specific contents thereof. See Arizona Laws 5-871

  • Label: means any label or other written, printed or graphic representations, in any form whatsoever, accompanying or pertaining to any seed whether in bulk or in containers and includes representations or invoices. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Labeler: means any person whose name and address appear on the label pertaining to or attached to a lot or container of agricultural, vegetable or ornamental plant seed sold, offered for sale, exposed for sale or transported for sowing purposes. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Law enforcement officer: means a peace officer, sheriff, deputy sheriff, municipal police officer or constable. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Lawful purposes: means the expenditure of net proceeds of a game of bingo exclusively by a licensee for the purposes of carrying out its mission and its aims or for the purpose of charity. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Lawful representative: means a person who is designated by the victim or appointed by the court and who acts in the best interests of the victim. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Lawful representative: means a person who is designated by the victim or appointed by the court and who will act in the best interests of the victim. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Lawful use: means the devotion of the entire net proceeds of a game of bingo exclusively to a lawful purpose or to lawful purposes. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • legal custody: means a status embodying all of the following rights and responsibilities:

    (a) The right to have physical possession of the child. See Arizona Laws 8-531

  • Lessee: means a person contracting with a lessor for the use of a safe deposit repository. See Arizona Laws 6-1001
  • Lessor: means a corporation or association authorized under the laws of this state, any other state or the United States to do business as a bank, trust company, credit union or savings and loan association and maintaining safe deposit repositories for public use. See Arizona Laws 6-1001
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means a license issued pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-1251
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • License: means a license issued by the licensing authority pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • License: means an Arizona state seed license that is obtained from the department. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • License: means a license issued under the authority of this chapter to make consumer lender loans in accordance with this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • License: means the authorization that is granted by the department to propagate, harvest, transport or process industrial hemp in this state under this article and rules and orders adopted by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • License: means a license issued under the provisions of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-701
  • License: means a license issued pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-801
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Licensee: means a corporation, company, firm, partnership, association or natural person that is licensed by the superintendent to engage in the business of providing deferred presentment services pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-1251
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Licensee: means a person who is licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Licensee: means any person or qualified organization to which a license has been issued by the licensing authority. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Licensee: means a person licensed pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Licensee: means a grower, harvester, transporter or processor with a valid license. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Licensee: means a corporation, company, firm, partnership, association or society, as well as a natural person, licensed by the superintendent to engage in the business of a debt management company pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-701
  • Licensee: means a person licensed pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-801
  • Licensing authority: means the department of revenue. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Liquid capital: means legal tender, capital in the form of certificates of deposit issued by banks, savings banks or savings and loan associations doing business in this state and insured by the federal deposit insurance corporation or any successor institution, including deposits to a single depository where excess deposit insurance is provided through a reciprocal deposit arrangement by participating banks, or direct obligations of the United States government with maturity of not more than five years. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Loan processor or underwriter: means an individual who performs clerical or support duties as an employee at the direction of and subject to the supervision and instruction of a person who is licensed or who is exempt from licensure under article 1 or 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Local governing body: means the governing body of a city or town or the board of supervisors of the county for locations outside a city or town. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Location: means a place of business at which activity regulated by this chapter occurs. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Location: means the entire space in which a licensee provides deferred presentment services. See Arizona Laws 6-1251
  • Lot: means a definite quantity of seed identified by a lot number or other mark, every portion or bag of which is uniform within recognized tolerances for the factors which appear in the labeling. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • 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
  • mailed: means , with respect to a writing or notice, deposit in a United States post-office mailing facility in this state with postage prepaid and correctly addressed to the proper person at his address stated on the association's records or otherwise agreed upon or if no address has been so established then to the last known address. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Manager: means a person who has overall responsibility for conducting bingo games by a licensee and is designated as a manager in the application for a license. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Manufacture: means produce, prepare, propagate, compound, mix or process, directly or indirectly, by extraction from substances of natural origin or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Manufacture: means the production, preparation, compounding, processing, encapsulating, packaging or repackaging, or labeling or relabeling of an imitation controlled substance, imitation prescription-only drug or imitation over-the-counter drug. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • Manufacture: means to compound, produce, granulate, mix, blend or alter the composition of fertilizer materials. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Manufacturer: means a person who manufactures a narcotic or dangerous drug or other substance controlled by this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Marijuana: means all parts of any plant of the genus cannabis, from which the resin has not been extracted, whether growing or not, and the seeds of such plant. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Matching funds: means state monies distributed by the supreme court to a participating county on a four-to-one ratio provided by the state and participating county respectively. See Arizona Laws 8-261
  • Member: means an individual who has qualified for membership in a qualified organization or its auxiliary pursuant to its bylaws, articles of incorporation, charter, rules or similar written instrument and who has been a member in good standing for at least two years. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Membership share: means a balance held by a credit union and established by a member according to the standards prescribed by the credit union. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Mental health expert: means a physician who is licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17 or a psychologist who is licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 19. See Arizona Laws 6-412
  • Mental health expert: means a physician who is licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17 or a psychologist who is licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 19. See Arizona Laws 8-291
  • Merger: includes consolidation. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • Merger: includes consolidation. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Merging association: means an association which plans or effects a merger with one or more other associations in accordance with the provisions of this chapter concerning merger. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Military reservation or facility: means any land or facility that is owned or leased by or designated to the Arizona national guard. See Arizona Laws 6-440
  • Minor: means a person or persons who were under eighteen years of age at the time a visual depiction was created, adapted or modified. See Arizona Laws 5-1107
  • 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 3-1703
  • Mobile identification number: means the cellular or wireless telephone number that the cellular or wireless telephone carrier assigns to the wireless telephone. See Arizona Laws 6-434
  • Money: means a medium of exchange that is authorized or adopted by a domestic or foreign government as a part of its currency and that is customarily used and accepted as a medium of exchange in the country of issuance. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Money transmitter: means a person who is located or doing business in this state, including a check casher and a foreign money exchanger, and who does any of the following:

    (a) Sells or issues payment instruments. See Arizona Laws 6-1201

  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage banker: means a person who is not exempt under section 6-942 and who for compensation or in the expectation of compensation either directly or indirectly makes, negotiates or offers to make or negotiate a mortgage banking loan or a mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Mortgage banker: means a person who is licensed pursuant to article 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Mortgage banking loan: means a loan which is funded exclusively from the mortgage banker's own resources, which is directly or indirectly secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on real estate located in this state and which is created with the consent of the owner of the real property. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Mortgage banking loan closing: means the day by which all documents relating to the mortgage banking loan or mortgage loan have been executed and recorded and all monies have been accounted for. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Mortgage broker: means a person who is not exempt under section 6-902 and who for compensation or in the expectation of compensation either directly or indirectly makes, negotiates or offers to make or negotiate a mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Mortgage broker: means a person who is licensed pursuant to article 1 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Mortgage loan: means a loan secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on real estate located in this state created with the consent of the owner of the real estate. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Mortgage loan: means any loan, other than a mortgage banking loan, secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on real estate located in this state and created with the consent of the owner of the real estate. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgage loan closing: means the day by which all documents relating to the mortgage loan have been executed and recorded and all monies have been accounted for under the terms of the escrow instructions. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Motor vehicle: means any self-propelled vehicle. See Arizona Laws 6-430
  • Motorboat: means any watercraft that is not more than sixty-five feet in length and that is propelled by machinery whether or not such machinery is the principal source of propulsion. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Motorized watercraft: means any watercraft that is propelled by machinery whether or not the machinery is the principal source of propulsion. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Multipurpose facility: means any facility that is suitable to be used to accommodate professional football franchises, major college football bowl sponsors, other sporting events and entertainment, cultural, civic, meeting, trade show or convention events or activities and may include a stadium, on-site infrastructure, parking garages and lots and related commercial uses within the facility. See Arizona Laws 5-801
  • Multipurpose facility: means a stadium or a facility for youth sports that is adapted for additional entertainment, cultural, civic, meeting, trade show or convention events, on-site infrastructure and related parking facilities and commercial activity within the facility. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Multipurpose facility purpose: includes the following purposes:

    (a) Acquiring, designing, developing, constructing, reconstructing, equipping, repairing, maintaining, operating and improving a multipurpose facility and improvements. See Arizona Laws 5-861

  • Narcotic drug: means narcotic drugs as defined in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Narcotic drugs: means the following, whether of natural or synthetic origin and any substance neither chemically nor physically distinguishable from them:

    (a) Acetyl-alpha-methylfentanyl. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • National bank: means a national banking association located in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National credit union administration: includes any successor to the organization or other agency or instrumentality of the United States that undertakes to discharge the purposes of the organization. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • neglected: means :

    (a) The inability or unwillingness of a parent, guardian or custodian of a child to provide that child with supervision, food, clothing, shelter or medical care if that inability or unwillingness causes unreasonable risk of harm to the child's health or welfare, except if the inability of a parent, guardian or custodian to provide services to meet the needs of a child with a disability or chronic illness is solely the result of the unavailability of reasonable services. See Arizona Laws 8-201

  • negligently: import a want of such attention to the nature or probable consequence of the act or omission as a prudent man ordinarily bestows in acting in his own concerns. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Net proceeds: means the receipts less such expenses, charges, fees and deductions as are specifically authorized under this article. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • New member: means an individual who has qualified and been approved by the appropriate parent organization or state or national organization for membership in a qualified organization including auxiliaries pursuant to its bylaws, articles of incorporation, charter, rules or similar written instrument and who has been a member in good standing for at least thirty days but less than two years. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Newborn infant: means a child who is under thirty days of age. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Nighttime: means the period between sunset and sunrise. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nondiscretionary assets: means those assets for which the trust company must obtain from the customer, broker or investment advisor specific direction and instructions regarding both investment strategies and investment executions. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Nonrecurring adoption expenses: means reasonable and necessary adoption fees, court costs, attorney fees and expenses which are directly related to the legal process of adoption of a child with special needs including costs relating to the adoption study, health and psychological examinations, supervision of the placement before the adoption, transportation and reasonable costs of lodging and food for the child or adoptive parents which are incurred to complete the adoption process, meet federal requirements and are not reimbursed by other sources. See Arizona Laws 8-161
  • Nonserious violation: means a violation that may have had a direct or immediate relationship to safety, health or property damage, but which does not constitute a de minimis violation or a serious violation, unless the violator did not, and could not with the exercise of reasonable diligence, know of such safety, health or property damage risk in which case the violation is de minimis. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • Nudity: means the showing of the human male or female genitals, pubic area or buttocks with less than a full opaque covering, or the showing of the female breast with less than a fully opaque covering of any portion thereof below the top of the nipple, or the depiction of covered male genitals in a discernibly turgid state. See Arizona Laws 5-871
  • Nursery: means real property or other premises on or in which nursery stock is propagated, grown or cultivated or from which source nursery stock is offered for distribution or sale. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Nursery stock: includes all trees, shrubs, vines, cacti, agaves, succulents, herbaceous plants whether annuals, biennials or perennials, bulbs, corms, rizomes, roots, decorative plant material, flowers, fruit pits or seeds, cuttings, buds, grafts, scions and other plants intended for sale, gift or propagation, either cultivated or collected in the wild, except seeds as regulated by article 2 of this chapter, fruit and vegetables regulated by chapter 3, articles 2 and 4 of this title and cotton plants. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Obligation: means a primary or contingent liability for the payment of money. See Arizona Laws 6-351
  • Occasion: means a gathering at which bingo games are played. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Occupied structure: means any building, object, vehicle, watercraft, aircraft or place with sides and a floor that is separately securable from any other structure attached to it, that is used for lodging, business, transportation, recreation or storage and in which one or more human beings either are or are likely to be present or so near as to be in equivalent danger at the time the discharge of a firearm occurs. See Arizona Laws 5-533
  • Official sample: means any sample of fertilizer materials taken by the associate director or the associate director's agent and designated as official by the associate director. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Operate: means to operate or be in actual physical control of a watercraft while on public waters. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Operator: means a person who operates or is in actual physical control of a watercraft. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Oral communication: means a spoken communication that is uttered by a person who exhibits an expectation that the communication is not subject to interception under circumstances justifying the expectation but does not include any electronic communication. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Organization: means any corporation, association, partnership, society, firm, syndicate, trust or other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Ornamental plant seed: means the seed of any plant used for decorative or ornamental purposes and includes flower seed. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Out-of-state bank: means a bank, savings bank or savings and loan association that is approved by the superintendent pursuant to section 6-322 and that has a charter, a permit or any other license to operate that is issued by a state other than this state. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Out-of-state financial institution: means a state or national bank or savings and loan association with its home office in a state other than this state, or holding company with its home office in a state other than this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • Out-of-state financial institution: means a state or federal bank, savings bank or savings and loan association with its home office in a state other than this state, or holding company with its home office in a state other than this state. See Arizona Laws 6-321
  • Out-of-state financial institution: means a state or federal bank, savings bank, savings and loan association or holding company with its home office in a state other than this state. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Outpatient assessment: includes all of the following:

    (a) A psychiatric or psychological assessment, including a clinical interview with a child. See Arizona Laws 8-271

  • Outstanding payment instruments: means unpaid payment instruments whose sale has been reported to a licensee. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • own resources: means any of the following:

    (a) Cash, corporate capital, warehouse credit lines at commercial banks, savings banks or savings and loan associations or other sources that are liability items on the mortgage banker's financial statements for which its assets are pledged. See Arizona Laws 6-941

  • Own resources: means any of the following:

    (a) Cash, corporate capital, warehouse credit lines at commercial banks, savings banks or savings and loan associations or other sources that are liability items on the person's financial statements. See Arizona Laws 6-971

  • Owner: means a person who is not a secured party within the meaning of section 47-9102 and who has an interest in property, whether legal or equitable. See Arizona Laws 6-237
  • Paraquat: means the pesticide dimethyl-dipyridinium dichloride. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • Parent: means the natural or adoptive mother or father of a child. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Parent-child relationship: includes all rights, privileges, duties and obligations existing between parent and child, including inheritance rights. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Participating interests: means the purchase or acquisition of an interest in an existing permanent mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Parties: includes the child, the petitioners and any parent of the child required to consent to the adoption pursuant to section 8-106. See Arizona Laws 8-531
  • Partner: means a person who either:

    (a) Is authorized by law or a partnership agreement to participate in the management of the business of the partnership. See Arizona Laws 6-1251

  • 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.
  • Passenger tramway: means a device used to transport passengers uphill on skis or in cars on tracks or suspended in the air by the use of steel cables, chains, belts or ropes, usually supported by trestles or towers with one or more spans. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Payment instrument: means a check, draft, money order, traveler's check or other instrument or order for the transmission or payment of money sold to one or more persons whether or not that instrument or order is negotiable. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • 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 3-1703
  • 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
  • Pen register: means a device or process that records or decodes electronic or other impulses that identify the numbers dialed or otherwise transmitted on the telephone line or communication facility to which the device is attached or the dialing, routing, addressing or signaling information that is transmitted by an instrument or facility from which a wire or electronic communication is transmitted but does not include the contents of any communication, except when used in connection with a court order issued pursuant to section 13-3010 or 13-3012. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • percentage: means the percentage by weight. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Permanent guardian: means a legal guardian appointed by the court pursuant to section 8-871. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Permissible investment: means any of the following:

    (a) Money on hand or on deposit in the name of the licensee. See Arizona Laws 6-1201

  • permitted: means authorized by the laws of this state to do certain things. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, trust, agency or any similar entity. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Person: includes an individual, a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, joint venture or association or any other legal or commercial entity. See Arizona Laws 6-351
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, corporation, partnership or association, and any agent, assignee, trustee, executor, receiver or representative thereof. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Person: means a natural person, firm, association, corporation or other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, company, society or association. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Person: includes individual, partnership, association, firm or corporation. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Person: means any individual, enterprise, public or private corporation, unincorporated association, partnership, firm, society, governmental authority or entity, including the subscriber to the communication service involved, and any law enforcement officer. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Personal property: includes all interests in property, as defined in section 13-105, in whatever form, except real property and fixtures as defined in section 47-9102. See Arizona Laws 6-237
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Pesticide: means any substance or mixture of substances intended to be used for defoliating plants or for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating insects, fungi, bacteria, weeds, rodents, predatory animals or any form of plant or animal life which is, or which the director may declare to be, a pest which may infest or be detrimental to vegetation, humans, animals or households or which may be present in any environment. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • Pesticide use: means the sale, processing, storing, transporting, handling or applying of a pesticide and disposal of pesticide containers. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • Pests: includes all noxious weeds, insects, diseases, mites, spiders, nematodes and other animal or plant organisms found injurious, or likely to be or to become injurious, to any domesticated, cultivated, native or wild plant, or to the product of any such plant. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Petition: means a written statement of the essential facts that allege delinquency, incorrigibility or dependency. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Petitioner: includes both petitioners under a joint petition. See Arizona Laws 8-101
  • Petty offense: means an offense for which a sentence of a fine only is authorized by law. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Peyote: means any part of a plant of the genus lophophora, known as the mescal button. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Pharmacy: means a licensed business where drugs are compounded or dispensed by a licensed pharmacist. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Physical force: means force used upon or directed toward the body of another person and includes confinement, but does not include deadly physical force. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Physical injury: means the impairment of physical condition. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Physician: means a person who is licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17. See Arizona Laws 8-271
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • plan: as used in this article means a plan for the rehabilitation, readjustment or reorganization of an association or for the readjustment, modification or reorganization of the rights or interests of any or all of the investors and creditors of, or other persons, interested in the association. See Arizona Laws 6-486
  • Player: means a natural person who participates in gambling. See
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Possess: means knowingly to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Possession: means a voluntary act if the defendant knowingly exercised dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Post-arrest release: means the discharge of the accused from confinement on recognizance, bond or other condition. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Post-conviction release: means parole, work furlough, community supervision, probation if the court waived community supervision pursuant to section 13-603, home arrest or any other permanent, conditional or temporary discharge from confinement in the custody of the state department of corrections or a sheriff or from confinement in a municipal jail or a secure mental health facility. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Post-conviction relief proceeding: means a contested argument or evidentiary hearing that is held in open court and that involves a request for relief from a conviction or sentence. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Postadjudication release: means release on probation, intensive probation, work furlough, community supervision or home detention, release on conditional liberty pursuant to section 41-2818 by the department of juvenile corrections or any other permanent, conditional or temporary release from confinement, discharge or completion of commitment by the department of juvenile corrections, a sheriff, a municipal jail, a juvenile detention center, a residential treatment facility or a secure mental health facility. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Postarrest release: means the discharge of the accused from confinement. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Practitioner: means a person licensed to prescribe and administer drugs. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Precomputed consumer loan: means a consumer loan that is payable in substantially equal, consecutive monthly installments that are applied to the unpaid balance of the principal and precomputed finance charges combined, subject to provisions for refund or credit in the event of prepayment and for deferral or default charges in the event of deferral or default. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Precursor chemical I: means any material, compound, mixture or preparation which contains any quantity of the following substances and their salts, optical isomers or salts of optical isomers:

    (a) N-acetylanthranilic acid. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Precursor chemical II: means any material, compound, mixture or preparation which contains any quantity of the following substances and their salts, optical isomers or salts of optical isomers:

    (a) 4-cyano-2-dimethylamino-4, 4-diphenyl butane. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premises: means any room, hall, building, enclosure or outdoor area used for the purpose of playing a game of bingo. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Premium finance agreement: means a written agreement by which an insured or prospective insured agrees to pay to a premium finance company the amount advanced or to be advanced under the written agreement to an insurance producer in payment of premiums of an insurance contract together with interest or discount and a service charge as authorized and limited by this article. See Arizona Laws 6-1401
  • Premium finance company: means a person engaged in whole or in part in the business of financing insurance premiums, entering into premium finance agreements with insureds or otherwise acquiring premium finance agreements from insurance producers or other premium finance companies. See Arizona Laws 6-1401
  • 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
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Pretrial conference: A meeting of the judge and lawyers to discuss which matters should be presented to the jury, to review evidence and witnesses, to set a timetable, and to discuss the settlement of the case.
  • Prevention: means the creation of conditions, opportunities and experiences that encourage and develop healthy, self-sufficient children and that occur before the onset of problems. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Primary plant nutrient: means total nitrogen, available phosphate or soluble potash. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Prior act: means any statute of this state which, before June 25, 1960, has governed the formation or operation of associations of the type described in the section of this chapter concerning scope of the chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • 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 3-1703
  • Prisoner: means a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense against a victim and who has been sentenced to the custody of the sheriff, the state department of corrections, a municipal jail or a secure mental health facility. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • 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.
  • Proceeds coordinator: means a person who has primary responsibility for the use of bingo game proceeds in accordance with law and for all checks issued from bingo game proceeds and is designated as the proceeds coordinator in the application for a license. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Processor: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to receive industrial hemp for processing into hemp products or hemp seed. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Produce: means grow, plant, cultivate, harvest, dry, process or prepare for sale. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Producing: means financing, directing, manufacturing, issuing, publishing or advertising for pecuniary gain. See Arizona Laws 5-1107
  • Profits: means , as determined by the application of proper accounting principles, gross income less the aggregate of operating and other expenses, losses actually sustained and not charged to reserves under the provisions of this chapter and interest paid or accrued on borrowings and non-recurring charges. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Prohibited possessor: means any person:

    (a) Who has been found to constitute a danger to self or to others or to have a persistent or acute disability or grave disability pursuant to court order pursuant to section 36-540, and whose right to possess a firearm has not been restored pursuant to section 13-925. See Arizona Laws 5-533

  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Prostitution: means engaging in or agreeing or offering to engage in sexual conduct under a fee arrangement with any person for money or any other valuable consideration. See Arizona Laws 5-570
  • Prostitution enterprise: means any corporation, partnership, association or other legal entity or any group of individuals associated in fact although not a legal entity engaged in providing prostitution services. See Arizona Laws 5-570
  • Protective supervision: means supervision that is ordered by the juvenile court of children who are found to be dependent or incorrigible. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Psychiatric acute care services: means any of the following:

    (a) Emergency or crisis behavioral health services. See Arizona Laws 8-271

  • Psychiatrist: means a person who is licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17. See Arizona Laws 8-271
  • Psychologist: means a person who is licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 19. See Arizona Laws 8-271
  • Public: means affecting or likely to affect a substantial group of persons. See Arizona Laws 5-322
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • published: means printed in the English language in a newspaper of general circulation published in the community in which the association's business office is located or if no such newspaper exists in said community then in the county in which such business office is located. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Qualified organization: means a homeowners association or any bona fide charitable, fraternal, religious, social, veterans' organization or volunteer firefighters organization, or nonprofit ambulance service as defined in section 41-1831 or any chartered branch or lodge or chapter of such national or state organization which operates without profit to its members and which has been in existence continuously for a period of two years in Arizona immediately before applying for a license under this article, and may include not more than one identified auxiliary of any such organization. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Readily accessible to the general public: means a radio communication that is not:

    (a) Scrambled or encrypted. See Arizona Laws 5-401

  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act: Federal law that, among other things, requires lenders to provide "good faith" estimates of settlement costs and make other disclosures regarding the mortgage loan. RESPA also limits the amount of funds held in escrow for real estate taxes and insurance. Source: OCC
  • 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 3-1703
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Referral: means a report that is submitted to the juvenile court and that alleges that a child is dependent or incorrigible or that a juvenile has committed a delinquent or criminal act. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Registered loan originator: means any individual who is both of the following:

    (a) A loan originator who is registered with and maintains a unique identifier through the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P. See Arizona Laws 6-991

  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • registered seed: means seed that has been produced and labeled in accordance with the procedures and in compliance with the rules and regulations of an officially recognized seed-certifying agency. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Regularly engaged in the business: means either:

    (a) Advertising to or any other solicitation of a resident of this state that offers a consumer loan and that occurs within this state. See Arizona Laws 6-601

  • Regulated chemical: means the following substances in bulk form that are not a useful part of an otherwise lawful product:

    (a) Acetic anhydride. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Regulated gambling: means either:

    (a) Gambling conducted in accordance with a tribal-state gaming compact or otherwise in accordance with the requirements of the Indian gaming regulatory act of 1988 (P. See

  • Release: means no longer in the custody of a custodial agency and includes transfer from one custodial agency to another custodial agency. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Release: means no longer in the custody of the custodial agency and includes transfer from one custodial agency to another custodial agency. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Remote computing service: means providing to the public any computer storage or processing services by means of an electronic communication system. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Reporting period: means the applicable reporting period prescribed in section 5-413. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • repository: means a safe deposit box or any other safe deposit receptacle and includes the lessor's vault space made available for use by the lessee in common with others for the storage of property or documents. See Arizona Laws 6-1001
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Reserves: means allocations of retained income and includes regular and special reserves and any allowances for loan losses and investment losses. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • residential mortgage loan: means a loan for personal family or household use that is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust or other equivalent consensual security interest on a dwelling, as defined in the truth in lending act (15 United States Code section 1602(v)), or residential real estate on which a dwelling is constructed or intended to be constructed. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Residential mortgage loan servicer: means any person who does either of the following:

    (a) On behalf of the noteholder, collects or receives payments, including payments of principal, interest, escrow monies and other monies due, on obligations due and owing to the noteholder pursuant to a residential mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-991

  • Residential treatment services: means services, other than psychiatric acute care services, that are provided by a level one behavioral health facility. See Arizona Laws 8-271
  • Responsible individual: means a person who is employed by a licensee and who has principal active management authority over the business of the licensee in this state that is regulated under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Resulting bank: means the bank resulting from a merger or conversion. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • Retailer: means either:

    (a) A person other than a practitioner who sells any precursor chemical or regulated chemical to another person for purposes of consumption and not resale, whether or not the person possesses a permit issued pursuant to title 32, chapter 18. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Revocation: means invalidating the certificate of number, numbers and annual validation decals issued by the department to a watercraft and prohibiting the operation of the watercraft on the waters of this state during a period of noncompliance with this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Revocation: means the disciplinary termination of bingo license activity. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Rights: means any right that is granted to the victim by the laws of this state. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Rights: means any right granted to the victim by the laws of this state. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Risk assets: includes all assets of the credit union except the following:

    (a) Cash on hand. See Arizona Laws 6-501

  • Roll call vote : A vote in which each legislator votes "yea" or "nay" as his or her name is called by the Clerk, so that the names of legislators voting on each side are recorded.
  • Rope tow: means a mode of transportation that pulls a skier riding on skis as the skier grasps the rope with the skier's hands. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Sadomasochistic abuse: means flagellation or torture by or upon a person clad in undergarments, a mask or bizarre costume, or the condition of being fettered, bound or otherwise physically restrained on the part of one so clothed, for the purpose or in the context of sexual gratification or abuse. See Arizona Laws 5-871
  • sale: includes exchange. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Sale for personal use: means the retail sale for a legitimate medical use in a single transaction to an individual customer, to an employer for dispensing to employees from first aid kits or medicine chests or to a school for administration pursuant to section 15-344. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Savings account: means monies received or held by the trust company in the usual course of business and for which the trust company is obligated to give conditional or unconditional credit. See Arizona Laws 6-881
  • Secure care: means confinement in a facility that is completely surrounded by a locked and physically secure barrier with restricted ingress and egress. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • securities: as used in this article in respect to any plan, includes not only shares of guaranty capital and evidences of accounts issuable by an association under the laws of this state, but also shares of stock of one or more classes issuable by corporations generally, and bonds, notes, debentures, evidences of indebtedness, certificates of interest or participation and collateral trust certificates. See Arizona Laws 6-493
  • Seizing agency: means any department or agency of this state or its political subdivisions which regularly employs peace officers, and which employs the peace officer who seizes property for forfeiture, or such other agency as the seizing agency may designate in a particular case by its chief executive officer or his designee. See Arizona Laws 6-237
  • Seizure for forfeiture: means seizure of property by a peace officer coupled with an assertion by the seizing agency or by an attorney for the state that the property is subject to forfeiture. See Arizona Laws 6-237
  • sell: means an exchange for anything of value or advantage, present or prospective. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Sell: means offer for sale, expose for sale, possess for sale, exchange, barter or trade. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Serious physical injury: includes physical injury that creates a reasonable risk of death, or that causes serious and permanent disfigurement, serious impairment of health or loss or protracted impairment of the function of any bodily organ or limb. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Serious physical injury: means an injury that is diagnosed by a medical doctor and that does any one or a combination of the following:

    (a) Creates a reasonable risk of death. See Arizona Laws 8-201

  • Serious violation: means a violation of this article or a rule adopted under this article which produces a substantial probability that death or serious physical harm could result, unless the violator did not, and could not with the exercise of reasonable diligence, know of such safety or human health risk, in which case the violation is nonserious. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.
  • Sexual activity: means :

    (a) Patently offensive representations or descriptions of ultimate sexual acts, normal or perverted, actual or simulated. See Arizona Laws 5-871

  • Sexual conduct: means acts of masturbation, homosexuality, sexual intercourse, or physical contact with a person's clothed or unclothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks or, if such person is a female, breast. See Arizona Laws 5-871
  • Sexual conduct: means actual or simulated:

    (a) Sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital or oral-anal, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex. See Arizona Laws 5-1107

  • Sexual excitement: means the condition of human male or female genitals when in a state of sexual stimulation or arousal. See Arizona Laws 5-871
  • Share account: means a balance held by a credit union and established by a member according to this chapter, including balances designated as shares, share certificates, share draft accounts and membership shares. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Shelter care: means the temporary care of a child in any public or private facility or home that is licensed by this state and that offers a physically nonsecure environment that is characterized by the absence of physically restricting construction or hardware and that provides the child access to the surrounding community. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Shipment: includes anything that is brought into the state or that is transported within the state and that may be the host or may contain or carry or may be susceptible of containing, carrying or having present on, in or about it any plant pest or plant disease. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Site host: means any of the following entities that owns all or part of the multipurpose facility site at the time the site is provided to the authority pursuant to section 5-807:

    (a)  This state or any agency of this state. See Arizona Laws 5-801

  • Ski area: means all ski slopes and trails or other places within the boundary of a ski area operator's property, administered as a single enterprise in this state. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Ski area operator: means any corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or other commercial entity, including a natural person, and its employees, agents, members, successors in interest, affiliates and assigns that have responsibility for the operations of a ski area. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Ski slopes and trails: means those areas designated by a ski area operator for use by skiers for any of the purposes listed in paragraph 11. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Skier: means a person using a ski area for the purpose of skiing or sliding downhill on snow or ice on skis, a toboggan, sled, tube, skibob or snowboard or any other device, using any of the facilities of a ski area, including ski slopes and trails, or observing any activities in a ski area as a sightseer or visitor. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Social gambling: means gambling that is not conducted as a business and that involves players who compete on equal terms with each other in a gamble if all of the following apply:

    (a) No player receives, or becomes entitled to receive, any benefit, directly or indirectly, other than the player's winnings from the gamble. See

  • Special anchorage area: means an area set aside and under the control of a federal, state or local governmental agency, or by a duly authorized marina operator or concessionaire for the mooring, anchoring or docking of watercraft. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Stadium: means a facility intended primarily for use by one or more major league baseball spring training operations, including baseball stadiums, clubhouses, practice facilities, other related facilities, on-site infrastructure and related parking facilities and commercial activity within the facility. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • State bank: means a corporation holding a banking permit under the laws of this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • state lottery: means the lottery created and operated pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-551
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Structure or fenced yard: means any structure, fenced yard, wall, building or other similar barrier or any combination of structures, fenced yards, walls, buildings or other barriers that surrounds a commercial nuclear generating station and that is posted with signage indicating it is a felony to trespass. See Arizona Laws 6-436
  • Structure or fenced yard: means any structure, fenced yard, wall, building or other similar barrier or any combination of structures, fenced yards, walls, buildings or other barriers that surrounds a military reservation or facility and that is posted with signage indicating it is a felony to trespass. See Arizona Laws 6-440
  • Subdivision trust: means an agreement in which title to real property or an interest therein is held for the limited purpose of holding, subdividing, developing or selling real property or an interest therein, or to facilitate any business transaction with respect thereto and under which agreement the trustee acts pursuant to direction of its beneficiaries, and without discretionary powers, with respect to the holding, subdivision, development or sale of real estate or an interest therein or the disposition of the proceeds therefrom. See Arizona Laws 6-801
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • subscription: includes a mark, if a person cannot write, with the person's name written near it and witnessed by a person who writes the person's own name as witness. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Supervisor: means a person who is primarily responsible for the conduct of bingo games on each occasion including the supervision of all activities and the making of any report required by the licensing authority for the occasion. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Surface lift: means a mode of transportation that pulls skiers riding on skis by means of attachment to an overhead cable supported by trestles or towers. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Suspension: means the disciplinary termination of bingo license activity for a period of less than five years. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Suspicious transaction: means a transaction to which any of the following applies:

    (a) A report is required under the federal act. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • 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.
  • Testify: includes every manner of oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Threat to public safety: means charged with the commission of any of the following:

    (a) A crime involving the discharge, use or threatening exhibition of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or the infliction of physical injury on another person. See Arizona Laws 6-412

  • Threshold amount: means a weight, market value or other form of measurement of an unlawful substance as follows:

    (a) One gram of heroin. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Time deposit: means a deposit that the depositor does not have a right to withdraw for at least seven days after the date of deposit. See Arizona Laws 6-881
  • Title: includes this title, title 32, chapters 9 and 36 and title 44, chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Ton: means a net weight of two thousand pounds avoirdupois. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Total assets: means the total value of all loan contracts without deduction for the withdrawal value of any accounts of the association held as collateral for loans and the total value of all other assets of the association as determined by the application of proper accounting principles. See Arizona Laws 6-401
  • Trafficking: means to sell, transfer, distribute, dispense or otherwise dispose of a weapon or explosive to another person, or to buy, receive, possess or obtain control of a weapon or explosive, with the intent to sell, transfer, distribute, dispense or otherwise dispose of the weapon or explosive to another person. See Arizona Laws 5-533
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transfer: means furnish, deliver or give away. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Transmitting money: means the transmission of money by any means including transmissions within this country or to or from locations abroad by payment instrument, wire, facsimile, internet or any other electronic transfer, courier or otherwise. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Transporter: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to transport industrial hemp for a licensed grower to a processor. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Trap and trace device: means a device or process that captures the incoming electronic or other impulses that identify the originating number of an instrument or device from which a wire or electronic communication was transmitted or the dialing, routing, addressing and signaling information that is reasonably likely to identify the source of a wire or electronic communication but does not include the content of any communication, except when used in connection with a court order issued pursuant to section 13-3010 or 13-3012. See Arizona Laws 5-401
  • Treated: means that the seed has received an application of a substance or process that is designed to reduce, control or repel certain disease organisms, insects or other pests attacking such seeds or seedlings growing from the seeds. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust business: means the holding out by a person to the public at large by advertising, solicitation or other means that the person is available to act as a fiduciary in this state and accepting and undertaking to perform the duties as such a fiduciary in the regular course of business. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Trust company: means a corporation holding a certificate issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Trust company: means a corporation holding a certificate issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-851
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Truth in lending act: means title I of the consumer credit protection act (15 United States Code sections 1601 through 1666j), as amended, and the regulations promulgated under that act (12 Code of Federal Regulations part 226), as amended. See Arizona Laws 6-601
  • Type: means either a group of varieties so similar that the individual varieties cannot be clearly differentiated except under special conditions or, when used with a variety name, seed of the variety named which may be mixed with seed of other varieties of the same kind and of similar character. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Underway: means a watercraft that is not at anchor, is not made fast to the shore or is not aground. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unique identifier: means the number assigned to the loan originator by the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry or its successor or as the term is used under the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Unlawful: means contrary to law or, where the context so requires, not permitted by law. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Vapor-releasing substance containing a toxic substance: means a material which releases vapors or fumes containing any of the following:

    (a) Ketones, including acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, mibk, miak, isophorone and mesityl oxide. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Variety: means a subdivision of a kind characterized by growth, yield, plant, fruit, seed or other characteristics by which it can be differentiated from other plants of the same kind. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Vegetable seeds: means seeds of those crops which are grown in gardens and on truck farms and are generally known and sold under the name of vegetable seeds in this state. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • 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 3-1703
  • Vehicle identification number: means the number that the manufacturer or the United States or a state department of transportation assigns to a motor vehicle for the purpose of identifying the motor vehicle or a major component part of the motor vehicle. See Arizona Laws 6-430
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Victim: means a person against whom the criminal offense has been committed, including a minor, or if the person is killed or incapacitated, the person's spouse, parent, child, grandparent or sibling, any other person related to the person by consanguinity or affinity to the second degree or any other lawful representative of the person, except if the person or the person's spouse, parent, child, grandparent, sibling, other person related to the person by consanguinity or affinity to the second degree or other lawful representative is in custody for an offense or is the accused. See Arizona Laws 6-326
  • Victim: means a person against whom the delinquent act was committed, or if the person is killed or incapacitated, the person's spouse, parent, child, grandparent or sibling, any other person related to the person by consanguinity or affinity to the second degree or any other lawful representative of the person, except if the person or the person's spouse, parent, child, grandparent, sibling, other person related to the person by consanguinity or affinity to the second degree or other lawful representative is in custody for an offense or is the accused. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.
  • Visual depiction: includes each visual image that is contained in an undeveloped film, videotape or photograph or data stored in any form and that is capable of conversion into a visual image. See Arizona Laws 5-1107
  • Voting security: means any security presently entitling the owner or holder of such security to vote for the election of directors of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person, excluding, in the case of a savings and loan association, votes attributable to savings accounts. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Voting security: means any security presently entitling the owner or holder of the security to vote for the election of directors of a financial institution or controlling person, excluding, in the case of a savings and loan association, votes attributable to savings accounts. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Wakeless speed: means a speed that does not cause the watercraft to create a wake, but in no case in excess of five miles per hour. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Watercraft: means any boat designed to be propelled by machinery, oars, paddles or wind action upon a sail for navigation on the water, or as may be defined by rule of the commission. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Waterway: means any body of water, public or private, upon which a watercraft can be navigated. See Arizona Laws 5-301
  • Wholesaler: means a person who in the usual course of business lawfully supplies narcotic drugs, dangerous drugs, precursor chemicals or regulated chemicals that he himself has not produced or prepared, but not to a person for the purpose of consumption by the person, whether or not the wholesaler has a permit that is issued pursuant to title 32, chapter 18. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • 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
  • Wireless telephone: means a communication device that transmits radio, satellite or other mobile telephone communication. See Arizona Laws 6-434
  • worker: means a person who has been selected by and trained under the requirements prescribed by the department and who assists in carrying out the provisions of this article. See Arizona Laws 8-801
  • 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
  • Youth sports: means recreational and amateur sporting related activities and competitions organized in the district. See Arizona Laws 5-1101