§ 44-1701 Definitions
§ 44-1702 Exemptions
§ 44-1703 Credit services organizations; prohibited activities
§ 44-1704 Information statement; necessity and time of delivery to buyer; acknowledgment of delivery; retention on file
§ 44-1705 Information statement; contents
§ 44-1706 Contracts; requirements; contents
§ 44-1707 Credit service organization’s breach of contract or obligation; violation of article
§ 44-1708 Surety bond; procedures to obtain or establish; claim by action at law; limit of liability
§ 44-1709 Waiver of rights by buyer; prohibition; burden of proof on exemption or exception from article
§ 44-1710 Violation; classification; enforcement
§ 44-1711 Action for recovery of damages by buyer
§ 44-1712 Application of other laws; remedies as additional

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 44 > Chapter 11 > Article 7 - Credit Services

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Buyer: means any natural person who is solicited to purchase or who purchases the services of a credit services organization. See Arizona Laws 44-1701
  • Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Commodity futures trading commission: means the independent regulatory agency established by Congress to administer the commodity exchange act. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Consumer: means an individual. See Arizona Laws 44-1691
  • 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.
  • Credit services organization: means a person who, with respect to the extension of credit by others, sells, provides, performs or represents that he can or will sell, provide or perform any of the following services in return for the payment of monies or other valuable consideration:

    (a) Improving a buyer's credit record, history or rating. See Arizona Laws 44-1701

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Extension of credit: means the right to defer payment of debt or to incur debt and defer its payment, which is offered or granted primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Arizona Laws 44-1701
  • File: when used in connection with information on any consumer, means all of the information on that consumer recorded and retained by a consumer reporting agency regardless of how the information is stored. See Arizona Laws 44-1691
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, or any other entity of whatever kind or nature. See Arizona Laws 44-1691
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • sell: means a sale or any other disposition of a security or interest in a security for value and includes a contract to make such sale or disposition. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215