§ 41-1231 Definitions
§ 41-1232 Registration of principals; fee
§ 41-1232.01 Registration by public bodies; fee
§ 41-1232.02 Expenditure reporting; principals and lobbyists; gifts
§ 41-1232.03 Expenditure reporting; public bodies and public lobbyists; gifts
§ 41-1232.04 Registration; exceptions
§ 41-1232.05 Lobbyist registration; handbook; requirement
§ 41-1232.06 Exemption; unpaid volunteers
§ 41-1232.07 Electronic filings
§ 41-1232.08 Entertainment ban; state and political subdivisions; exceptions
§ 41-1233 Prohibited acts
§ 41-1233.01 Disclosure
§ 41-1234 Publicly funded contract lobbyists; prohibition; definition
§ 41-1234.01 Contributions prohibited during session; exceptions
§ 41-1235 Spurious communications; classification
§ 41-1236 Reports and statements under penalty of perjury
§ 41-1237 Violation; classification
§ 41-1237.01 Compliance orders; injunctive relief; civil penalties
§ 41-1238 Limitations
§ 41-1239

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 41 > Chapter 7 > Article 8.1

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Authorized lobbyist: means any person, other than a designated lobbyist or lobbyist for compensation, who is employed by, retained by or representing a principal, with or without compensation, for the purpose of lobbying and who is listed as an authorized lobbyist by the principal in its registration pursuant to section 41-1232. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Authorized public lobbyist: means a person, other than a designated public lobbyist, who is employed by, retained by or representing a public body, with or without compensation, for the purpose of lobbying and who is listed as an authorized public lobbyist by the public body in its registration pursuant to section 41-1232. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Designated lobbyist: means the person who is designated by a principal as the single point of contact for the principal and who is listed as the designated lobbyist by the principal in its registration pursuant to section 41-1232. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Designated public lobbyist: means the person who is designated by a public body as the single point of contact for the public body and who is listed as the designated public lobbyist by the public body in its registration pursuant to section 41-1232. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Entertainment: means the amount of any expenditure paid or incurred for admission to any sporting or cultural event or for participation in any sporting or cultural activity. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Expenditure: means a payment, distribution, loan, advance, deposit or gift of money or anything of value and includes a contract, promise or agreement, whether or not legally enforceable, to make an expenditure that provides a benefit to an individual state officer or state employee and that is incurred by or on behalf of one or more principals, public bodies, lobbyists, designated public lobbyists or authorized public lobbyists. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Gift: means a payment, distribution, expenditure, advance, deposit or donation of money, any intangible personal property or any kind of tangible personal or real property. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • 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.
  • Legislation: means bills, resolutions, memorials, amendments, nominations and other matters that are pending or proposed in either house of the legislature of this state. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lobbyist: means any person, other than a designated public lobbyist or authorized public lobbyist, who is employed by, retained by or representing a person other than himself, with or without compensation, for the purpose of lobbying and who is listed as a lobbyist by the principal in its registration pursuant to section 41-1232. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Lobbyist for compensation: means a lobbyist who is compensated for the primary purpose of lobbying on behalf of a principal and who is listed by the principal in its registration pursuant to section 41-1232. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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: means an individual, partnership, committee, association or corporation and any other organization or group of persons, except legislators and political parties qualified for representation on the ballot pursuant to section 16-801 or 16-804. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Personal hospitality: means hospitality, meals, beverages, transportation or lodging furnished but not commercially provided by a person on property or facilities owned or possessed by the person or the person's family. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Principal: means any person, other than a public body, that employs, retains, engages or uses, with or without compensation, a lobbyist. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Public body: means the Arizona board of regents, a university under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents, the judicial department, any state agency, board, commission or council, any county, any county elected officer who elects to appoint a designated public lobbyist or any city, town, district or other political subdivision of this state that receives and uses tax revenues and that employs, retains, engages or uses, with or without compensation, a designated public lobbyist or authorized public lobbyist. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Public official: means a person who is duly elected, appointed or retained through election to an elected state, county or local office. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Single expenditure: means an expenditure that provides a benefit of more than twenty dollars to an individual state officer or state employee and that is incurred by or on behalf of one or more principals, public bodies, lobbyists, designated public lobbyists or authorized public lobbyists. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • State employee: means an employee of the legislature, a university under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents, the judicial department or a state office, agency, board, commission or council. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • State officer: means a person who is duly elected, appointed or retained through election to any state office, or a member of any state board, commission or council, and includes a member of the legislature. See Arizona Laws 41-1231
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.