Sections
Article 1 General Provisions 41-1001 – 41-1010
Article 2 Publication of Agency Rules 41-1011 – 41-1014
Article 3 Rulemaking 41-1021 – 41-1038
Article 4 Attorney General Review of Rulemaking 41-1044
Article 4.1 Administrative Rules Oversight Committee 41-1046 – 41-1048
Article 5 Governor’s Regulatory Review Council 41-1051 – 41-1057
Article 6 Adjudicative Proceedings 41-1061 – 41-1067
Article 7 Military Administrative Relief 41-1071
Article 7.1 Licensing Time Frames 41-1072 – 41-1079
Article 7.2 Licensing Requirements 41-1080 – 41-1080.01
Article 8 Delegation of Functions, Powers or Duties 41-1081 – 41-1084
Article 9 Substantive Policy Statements 41-1091 – 41-1091.01
Article 10 Uniform Administrative Hearing Procedures 41-1092 – 41-1092.12
Article 11 Occupational Regulation 41-1093 – 41-1093.05

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 41 > Chapter 6

  • Address: means a mailing address. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrative completeness review time frame: means the number of days from agency receipt of an application for a license until an agency determines that the application contains all components required by statute or rule, including all information required to be submitted by other government agencies. See Arizona Laws 41-1072
  • Administrative law judge: means an individual or an agency head, board or commission that sits as an administrative law judge, that conducts administrative hearings in a contested case or an appealable agency action and that makes decisions regarding the contested case or appealable agency action. See Arizona Laws 41-1092
  • 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 a person that directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with another person. See Arizona Laws 10-2051
  • Agency: means any board, commission, department, officer or other administrative unit of this state, including the agency head and one or more members of the agency head or agency employees or other persons directly or indirectly purporting to act on behalf or under the authority of the agency head, whether created under the Constitution of Arizona or by enactment of the legislature. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Agricultural products: includes horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee and any farm products. See Arizona Laws 10-2001
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appealable agency action: means an action that determines the legal rights, duties or privileges of a party and that is not a contested case. See Arizona Laws 41-1092
  • 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
  • Articles of incorporation: means the original or restated articles of incorporation or articles of merger and all amendments to the articles of incorporation or merger and includes amended and restated articles of incorporation and articles of amendment and merger. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Association: means a corporation organized under this article. See Arizona Laws 10-2001
  • Audit: means an audit, investigation or inspection pursuant to title 23, chapter 2 or 4. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • 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
  • Broadband service: means providing access and transport to the internet, computer processing, information storage or protocol conversion at a download rate of at least twenty-five megabits per second and at an upload rate of at least three megabits per second. See Arizona Laws 10-2051
  • Bylaws: means the code of rules adopted for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name by which those rules are designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Code: means the Arizona administrative code, which is published pursuant to section 41-1011. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Committee: means the administrative rules oversight committee. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Contested case: means any proceeding, including rate making, except rate making pursuant to article XV, Constitution of Arizona, price fixing and licensing, in which the legal rights, duties or privileges of a party are required or permitted by law, other than this chapter, to be determined by an agency after an opportunity for an administrative hearing. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cooperative: means a corporation that is organized under this article or that becomes subject to this article in the manner provided in this article. See Arizona Laws 10-2051
  • Council: means the governor's regulatory review council. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Delegation agreement: means an agreement between an agency and a political subdivision that authorizes the political subdivision to exercise functions, powers or duties conferred on the delegating agency by a provision of law. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Director: means the director of the office of administrative hearings. See Arizona Laws 41-1092
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distribution: means a direct or indirect transfer of money or other property, except its own shares, or incurrence of indebtedness by a corporation to or for the benefit of its shareholders in respect of any of its shares. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Emergency rule: means a rule that is made pursuant to section 41-1026. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executed by the cooperative: means executed by manual or facsimile signature on behalf of the cooperative by a duly authorized officer or, if the corporation is under the control of a receiver or trustee, by the receiver or trustee. See Arizona Laws 10-2051
  • Federal poverty guidelines: means the poverty guidelines as updated annually in the federal register by the United States department of health and human services. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Fee: means a charge prescribed by an agency for an inspection or for obtaining a license. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final administrative decision: means a decision by an agency that is subject to judicial review pursuant to title 12, chapter 7, article 6. See Arizona Laws 41-1092
  • Final rule: means any rule filed with the secretary of state and made pursuant to an exemption from this chapter in section 41-1005, made pursuant to section 41-1026, approved by the council pursuant to section 41-1052 or 41-1053 or approved by the attorney general pursuant to section 41-1044. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • General permit: means a regulatory permit, license or agency authorization that is for facilities, activities or practices in a class that are substantially similar in nature and that is issued or granted by an agency to a qualified applicant to conduct identified operations or activities if the applicant meets the applicable requirements of the general permit, that requires less information than an individual or traditional permit, license or authorization and that does not require a public hearing. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Arizona Laws 41-1093
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: includes the whole or part of any agency permit, certificate, approval, registration, charter or similar form of permission required by law, but does not include a license required solely for revenue purposes. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Licensing: includes the agency process respecting the grant, denial, renewal, revocation, suspension, annulment, withdrawal or amendment of a license. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • 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
  • Membership: refers to the rights and obligations a member or members have pursuant to a corporation's articles of incorporation and bylaws and chapters 24 through 40 of this title. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Office: means the office of administrative hearings. See Arizona Laws 41-1092
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Overall time frame: means the number of days after receipt of an application for a license during which an agency determines whether to grant or deny a license. See Arizona Laws 41-1072
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Party: means each person or agency named or admitted as a party or properly seeking and entitled as of right to be admitted as a party. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Person: means a natural person, firm, association, corporation, business trust, partnership, federal agency, state or political subdivision or agency of a state or any body politic. See Arizona Laws 10-2051
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental subdivision or unit of a governmental subdivision, a public or private organization of any character or another agency. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Preamble: means :

    (a) For any rulemaking subject to this chapter, a statement accompanying the rule that includes:

    (i) Reference to the specific statutory authority for the rule. See Arizona Laws 41-1001

  • President: means that officer designated as the president in the articles of incorporation or bylaws or, if not so designated, that officer authorized in the articles of incorporation, bylaws or otherwise to perform the functions of the chief executive officer, irrespective of the name by which designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • 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.
  • Principal office: means the office, in or out of this state, so designated in the annual report where the principal executive offices of a domestic or foreign corporation are located or in any other document executed by the corporation by an officer and delivered to the commission for filing. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Provision of law: means the whole or a part of the federal or state constitution, or of any federal or state statute, rule of court, executive order or rule of an administrative agency. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Register: means the Arizona administrative register, which is:

    (a) This state's official publication of rulemaking notices that are filed with the office of secretary of state. See Arizona Laws 41-1001

  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • 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).
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Rule: means an agency statement of general applicability that implements, interprets or prescribes law or policy, or describes the procedure or practice requirements of an agency. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Rulemaking: means the process to make a new rule or amend, repeal or renumber a rule. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Secretary: means that officer designated as the secretary in the articles of incorporation or bylaws or that officer authorized in the articles of incorporation, the bylaws or otherwise to perform the functions of secretary, irrespective of the name by which designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Self-supporting regulatory board: means any one of the following:

    (a) The Arizona state board of accountancy. See Arizona Laws 41-1092

  • Small business: means a concern, including its affiliates, which is independently owned and operated, which is not dominant in its field and which employs fewer than one hundred full-time employees or which had gross annual receipts of less than four million dollars in its last fiscal year. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • 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 which informs the general public of an agency's current approach to, or opinion of, the requirements of the federal or state constitution, federal or state statute, administrative rule or regulation, or final judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, including, where appropriate, the agency's current practice, procedure or method of action based upon that approach or opinion. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Substantive review time frame: means the number of days after the completion of the administrative completeness review time frame during which an agency determines whether an application or applicant for a license meets all substantive criteria required by statute or rule. See Arizona Laws 41-1072
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.
  • Treasurer: means that officer designated as the treasurer in the articles of incorporation or bylaws or that officer authorized in the articles of incorporation or bylaws or otherwise to perform the functions of treasurer, irrespective of the name by which designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes a district, authority, bureau, commission and department and any other agency of the United States. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Vice-president: means an officer designated as the vice-president in the articles of incorporation or bylaws or an officer authorized in the articles of incorporation, the bylaws or otherwise to perform the functions of a vice-president, irrespective of the name by which designated. See Arizona Laws 10-140
  • Vote: includes authorization by written ballot and written consent. See Arizona Laws 10-3140
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • written: includes blockchain technology as defined in section 44-7061. See Arizona Laws 10-140