§ 41-2951 Purpose
§ 41-2952 Definitions
§ 41-2953 Joint legislative audit committee sunset powers and duties; report by auditor general and committees of reference; sunset review reports; performance audits
§ 41-2954 Committees of reference; performance review reports; hearings; recommendations; subpoena powers
§ 41-2955 Termination of state agencies; continuation
§ 41-2956 Termination period for agencies; funds; equipment; personnel; documents; bonds
§ 41-2957 Claims
§ 41-2958 Modified audits of certain agencies

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 41 > Chapter 27 > Article 1

  • Agency: means any department, office, agency, commission, board or other instrumentality of this state specified in article 2 of this chapter regardless of whether monies are appropriated to such board. See Arizona Laws 41-2952
  • 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.
  • Committee: means the joint legislative audit committee. See Arizona Laws 41-2952
  • Committee of reference: means the appropriate standing committee of the house of representatives or senate that is appointed for the purpose of evaluating agencies subject to termination pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 41-2952
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Special performance audit: means a performance audit of limited scope. See Arizona Laws 41-2952
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Sunset review: means a systematic evaluation by the committee of reference under the supervision of the joint legislative audit committee, with the assistance of the appropriate agency, joint legislative budget committee, committees of reference, auditor general and support staff, to determine if the merits of the program justify its continuation rather than termination, or its continuation at a level less than or greater than the existing level. See Arizona Laws 41-2952
  • termination: means the date provided for termination of legislative authority for the existence of a particular agency pursuant to article 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 41-2952
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.