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Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 3 > Chapter 8

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • agreement: means an agreement between the sponsoring county and a nonprofit corporation under this chapter for the corporation to assume the health care responsibilities previously performed by the county, including all arrangements and understandings, including a lease agreement, between the county and corporation. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Applicable codes: means uniform building, fire, electrical, plumbing or mechanical codes that are adopted by a recognized national code organization or local amendments to those codes that are enacted to address threats of destruction of property or injury to persons and to an extent that is not inconsistent with this article. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Applicant: means any person that submits an application and that is a wireless provider. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Application: means a request that is submitted by an applicant to a county on a form provided by the county for a permit to collocate small wireless facilities or to approve the installation, modification or replacement of a utility pole. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the environmental services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • board: means the board of directors of a nonprofit corporation that operates a community health system pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Board of supervisors: means the board of supervisors of the sponsoring county. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Bonds: means any bonds, refunding bonds, notes or other debt instrument issued by a nonprofit corporation under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Building code: means the construction codes that were in force at the time of building construction, including plumbing and mechanical codes, electric codes, residential construction codes, energy conservation codes and existing building construction codes, and includes any property maintenance codes, neighborhood preservation codes, anti-blight codes or other similar codes, however denominated. See Arizona Laws 11-1701
  • 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
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • collocation: means to install, mount, maintain, modify, operate or replace wireless facilities on, within or adjacent to a wireless support structure or utility pole. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • 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.
  • Communications service: means cable service as defined in 47 United States Code section 522(6), information service as defined in 47 United States Code section 153(24), telecommunications service as defined in 47 United States Code section 153(53) or wireless service. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Communications service provider: means a cable operator, a provider of information service as defined in 47 United States Code section 153(24), a telecommunications carrier as defined in 47 United States Code section 153(51) or a wireless services provider. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Community health system: means the health system maintained, owned or operated by a nonprofit corporation after the transfer date under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • corporation: means a nonprofit corporation that is organized under title 10 and that is qualified or will qualify under section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • County health system: means the health system maintained, owned or operated by the sponsoring county immediately before the transfer date. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • County utility pole: means a utility pole that is owned or operated by a county and that is in a right-of-way. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Countywide residential rental property inspection program: means any program that includes systematic or periodic inspections of a majority of rental properties in the county that have not been previously found to meet the requirements of section 11-1702. See Arizona Laws 11-1701
  • 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.
  • Dealer: means any person who sells seed. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Department: means the department of revenue. See Arizona Laws 11-1131
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Distributor: means any person who offers for sale, sells, barters, solicits business or otherwise supplies fertilizer materials. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Exterior inspection: means the visual inspection of any portion of a residential dwelling unit that can be seen from a public street or other right-of-way, or that can be seen from an adjacent property if a complaint or consent is received from the adjacent property owner, lawful resident or lawful tenant. See Arizona Laws 11-1701
  • Fire and life safety inspection: means an inspection of a regulated person or facility conducted to ensure fire safety compliance. See Arizona Laws 11-1601
  • Food and swimming pool inspection: means an inspection of a regulated person conducted to ensure the safety of food services, swimming pools and other bathing places. See Arizona Laws 11-1601
  • 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
  • Health system: means any health care institution and all related real and personal property including, without limitation, all clinics, rehabilitation centers, therapy facilities, outpatient clinics, nursing homes, blood banks, ambulance facilities, extended care facilities, dispensaries, pharmacies, parking facilities, laundry facilities, dormitories, offices and administration buildings, cafeterias and food service facilities, research, laboratory and diagnostic facilities, libraries, information systems and data bases, ambulances, stretcher vans and other medical transportation equipment, education facilities, school-based clinics, equipment, tools, machinery, accounts receivable and other intangible assets, health maintenance organizations, health care services organizations and health insurance plans, including all related reserves, deposits, prepayments, risk pools and similar assets of these organizations and plans, graduate medical and other health care professional educational programs, public health education programs and business operations, in each case maintained, owned or operated for the payment and delivery of medical services, nursing services, home health services, home delivery services, emergency medical services, behavioral health services, long-term care services, health-related services and health screening services, adult day health services, adult foster care services, hospice services, personal care services, respite care services, supervisory care services and medical equipment services. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Health system assets: means all real, personal, tangible and intangible property and rights in property that are used by or accruing to the county health system. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Interior inspection: means a physical or visual inspection of the interior of a residential rental dwelling unit and other portions of a residential rental dwelling unit that are not visible from a public street, right-of-way or neighboring property that is made for the purpose of looking for building code violations. See Arizona Laws 11-1701
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Landowner: means any owner of a legal or equitable interest in real property, including the heirs, devisees, successors, assigns and personal representative of the owner, or a representative authorized by a landowner to submit to a county a development application for a property for approval. See Arizona Laws 11-1201
  • Law: means any federal, state or local law, statute, common law, code, rule, regulation, order or ordinance. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Lease agreement: means any agreement providing for the lease and conveyance, if any, of health system assets to a nonprofit corporation under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • License: includes the whole or part of any county permit, certificate, approval, registration, charter or similar form of permission required by law. See Arizona Laws 11-1601
  • License: means an Arizona state seed license that is obtained from the department. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Licensing: includes the county process respecting the grant, denial, renewal, revocation, suspension, annulment, withdrawal or amendment of a license. See Arizona Laws 11-1601
  • 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
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Ornamental plant seed: means the seed of any plant used for decorative or ornamental purposes and includes flower seed. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Owner: means the person, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, limited partnership, trust or real estate investment trust shown on the lawfully recorded title to the property. See Arizona Laws 11-1701
  • Permit: means written permission issued by a county to install, mount, maintain, modify, operate or replace a utility pole or to collocate a small wireless facility on a utility pole or wireless support structure. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental subdivision or unit of a governmental subdivision, or a public or private organization of any character. See Arizona Laws 11-1601
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association, trust or other entity or organization, including a county. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • 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
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Private easement: means an easement or other real property right that is only for the benefit of the grantor and grantee and the grantor's or grantee's successors and assigns. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Property: means all real property subject to zoning regulations and restrictions by a county. See Arizona Laws 11-1201
  • Protected development right: means the right to undertake and complete the development and use of property under the terms and conditions of a protected development right plan established pursuant to this article, without compliance with subsequent changes in zoning regulations and development standards, except as provided by section 11-1204. See Arizona Laws 11-1201
  • Protected development right plan: means a plan submitted by a landowner to a county, which, if approved by the board of supervisors of the county and if identified as a protected development right plan at the time it is submitted, grants the landowner, for a specified period of time, a protected development right to undertake and complete the development as shown on the plan. See Arizona Laws 11-1201
  • 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
  • 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).
  • Request for corrections: means a request for technical or clarifying corrections from an applicant who has submitted an administratively complete application for a license. See Arizona Laws 11-1601
  • Residential rental dwelling unit: means a dwelling unit that is leased or rented to one or more tenants. See Arizona Laws 11-1701
  • Residential rental licensing requirement: means a requirement established by a county that property owners or property managers obtain a license or permit from the county, with or without an associated fee, before they can legally engage in the rental of dwelling units in the county. See Arizona Laws 11-1701
  • Residential rental registration requirement: means any requirement established by a county for rental housing owners or managers to submit information to the county as already required to be submitted to the county assessor under section 33-1902. See Arizona Laws 11-1701
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Right-of-way: means the area on, below or above a county roadway, highway, street, sidewalk, alley or utility easement. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • sale: includes exchange. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Small wireless facility: means a wireless facility that meets both of the following qualifications:

    (a) All antennas are located inside an enclosure of not more than six cubic feet in volume or, in the case of an antenna that has exposed elements, the antenna and all of the antenna's exposed elements could fit within an imaginary enclosure of not more than six cubic feet in volume. See Arizona Laws 11-1801

  • Special taxing district: means a special district formed pursuant to title 48, chapter 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20 or 22. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Sponsoring county: means a county that enters into an operating agreement under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • 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
  • Substantive policy statement: means a written expression that is only advisory and that informs the general public of a county's current approach to, or opinion of, the requirements of the ordinances or regulations, including, if appropriate, the county's current practice, procedure or method of action based on that approach or opinion. See Arizona Laws 11-1601
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • tax court: means the tax department of the superior court in Maricopa county when exercising the original jurisdiction of the superior court over cases of equity and at law which involve the legality of any tax, impost or assessment. See Arizona Laws 12-161
  • Transfer date: means a date, agreed to by the sponsoring county and a nonprofit corporation, for the lease of any health system assets and the assumption of all or part of the health system liabilities by the corporation. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • 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
  • 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
  • Utility pole: means a pole or similar structure that is used in whole or in part for communications services, electric distribution, lighting or traffic signals or a similar function. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Value: means :

    (a) In any case other than a gift, the amount of the full actual consideration that is paid or to be paid, including the amount of any lien or liens. See Arizona Laws 11-1131

  • 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
  • Wireless provider: means a cable operator, wireless infrastructure provider or wireless services provider. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Wireless services: means any services that are provided to the public and that use licensed or unlicensed spectrum, whether at a fixed location or mobile, using wireless facilities. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Wireless services provider: means a person that provides wireless services. See Arizona Laws 11-1801
  • Working day: means a twenty-four hour period excluding weekends and legal holidays. See Arizona Laws 11-1601
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.