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Article 1 General Provisions 41-1951 – 41-1969
Article 2 Advisory Council 41-1981
Article 3 Hearings and Appeals 41-1991 – 41-1995
Article 4 Resource Development 41-2011 – 41-2012
Article 5 Early Intervention Programs and Services for Infants and Toddlers 41-2021 – 41-2022

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 41 > Chapter 14

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Agency: includes one or more of the state agencies consolidated into the department of economic security by this chapter. See Arizona Laws 41-1951
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Board of directors: means the group of persons vested with the management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which the group is designated and includes the governing body or bodies of a water users' association if the articles of incorporation of such water users' association provide for a governing body or bodies denominated other than as a board of directors. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • 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.
  • Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Community work and training: means work, training or job development which will be provided through a plan jointly entered into by the department and an agency, department, board or commission of the state or federal government, county, city, political subdivision or private agency. See Arizona Laws 41-1951
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Comprehensive plan: means an evaluation of client needs and the availability of services to meet these needs within the state. See Arizona Laws 41-1951
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Council: means the economic security council. See Arizona Laws 41-1951
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 41-2011
  • Department: means the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 41-1951
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means the director of the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 41-2011
  • Director: means the director of the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 41-1951
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Early intervention programs and services: means developmental services that are provided under public supervision at no cost, except if federal or state law provides for a system of payments by families, and that are designed to meet one or more of an infant's or toddler's developmental needs. See Arizona Laws 41-2021
  • 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
  • Filing: means the commission completing the following procedure with respect to any document delivered for that purpose:

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

  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Generation and transmission cooperative: means a corporation that is organized under this article or that becomes subject to this article as provided in this article. See Arizona Laws 10-2121
  • Grantee: includes every person to whom an estate or interest in real property passes, in or by a deed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Infants and toddlers: means children from birth to thirty-six months of age who need early intervention programs and services because they have either of the following:

    (a) A developmental need as evidenced by experiencing developmental delays, as measured by appropriate diagnostic instruments and procedures, in one or more of the following areas:

    (i) Cognitive development. See Arizona Laws 41-2021

  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interagency coordinating council for infants and toddlers: means the council established by order of the governor in accordance with federal law. See Arizona Laws 41-2021
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Member: means , without regard to what a person is called in the articles of incorporation or bylaws, any person or persons who, pursuant to a provision of a corporation's articles of incorporation or bylaws, have the right to vote for the election of a director or directors. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Newspaper: has the meaning set forth in section 39-201. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes a firm, society, partnership, association, company or corporation, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 41-2011
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • State plan: means any of the several state plans which establish the federal-state contractual relationships necessary for federal funding. See Arizona Laws 41-1951
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Volunteer: means a person who is appointed to perform duties for the department without compensation. See Arizona Laws 41-2011
  • 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