§ 44-1271 Definitions
§ 44-1272 Telephone seller; registration; business opportunities; late filing penalty
§ 44-1272.01 Limited registration; penalty; violation; classification
§ 44-1273 Limited exemptions
§ 44-1274 Bond; amount; filing; beneficiaries; cancellation
§ 44-1275 Fees
§ 44-1276 Required disclosures; payment for goods; identification of seller or solicitor; cancellation of telephone solicitation or business opportunity sale; notice of right to cancel
§ 44-1276.01 Business opportunities; disclosure to consumer
§ 44-1276.02 Business opportunity contracts in writing; required information
§ 44-1276.03 Business opportunity contract cancellation
§ 44-1277 Violation; classification
§ 44-1278 Unlawful practice; powers of attorney general; cumulative remedies
§ 44-1279 Civil remedies
§ 44-1280 Subpoena; failure to supply information or obey subpoena; confidentiality of information; violation; classification
§ 44-1281 Duties of secretary of state
§ 44-1282 National do-not-call registry; prohibitions; enforcement; civil penalty; definition

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 44 > Chapter 9 > Article 6 - Telephone Solicitations

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Commission: means the Arizona corporation commission. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Consumer: means a person who is solicited by a seller or solicitor. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Director: means the director of the securities division of the commission. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Goods: means any merchandise, equipment, products, supplies or materials. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Initial payment: means the total amount the purchaser becomes obligated to pay to the seller and to any third party for goods, services or merchandise related to a previously purchased business opportunity, either prior to or at the time of the delivery of any goods, services or merchandise within six months after the commencement of the operation of the business opportunity by the purchaser. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Issuer: means any person who issues or proposes to issue any security, except:

    (a) With respect to certificates of deposit, voting-trust certificates, collateral-trust certificates, certificates of interest or shares in an unincorporated investment trust, whether or not of the fixed, restricted management or unit type, issuer means the person or persons performing the acts and assuming the duties of depositor or manager pursuant to the provisions of the trust or other agreement or instrument under which such securities are issued. See Arizona Laws 44-1801

  • 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
  • Manager: means a person who supervises the work of a solicitor. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • Merchandise: means objects, wares, goods, commodities, intangibles, real estate, securities or services. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Moral turpitude: means an offense, whether a misdemeanor or felony, that is related to extortion, burglary, larceny, bribery, embezzlement, robbery, racketeering, money laundering, forgery, fraud, murder, voluntary manslaughter or a sexual offense that requires the individual to register pursuant to section 13-3821. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • offer for sale: means an attempt or offer to dispose of, or solicitation of an order or offer to buy, a security or interest in a security for value or any sale or offer for sale of a warrant or right to subscribe to another security of the same issuer or of another issuer. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • 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 :

    (a) A natural person or the person's legal representative. See Arizona Laws 44-1271

  • Premium: means any gift, bonus, prize, award or other incentive or inducement to purchase merchandise. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • Principal: means an owner or an officer of a corporation or limited liability company, a general partner of a partnership, a sole proprietor of a sole proprietorship, a partner of a limited liability partnership, a trustee of a trust and any other individual who controls, manages or supervises a telephone sales operation. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • Prize: means anything offered or purportedly offered and given or purportedly given to a person by chance. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • Prize promotion: means a sweepstakes or other game of chance or an oral or written express or implied representation that a person has won, has been selected to receive or may be eligible to receive a prize or purported prize. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • 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
  • Recovery service: means any business or other practice in which a person represents or implies that the person will recover or assist in recovering for a fee any amount of money that a consumer has provided to a seller pursuant to a telephone solicitation. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • Salesman: means an individual, other than a dealer, employed, appointed or authorized by a dealer to sell securities in this state. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • 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
  • Seller: means a person who, directly or through a solicitor, does any of the following:

    (a) Initiates telephone calls to provide or arrange to provide merchandise to consumers in exchange for payment. See Arizona Laws 44-1271

  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Solicitor: means a person, other than a seller or employee of a seller, who uses a telephone to seek sales or rentals of merchandise on behalf of a seller or uses a telephone to verify sales or rentals for a seller. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subscriber: means a person who subscribes to residential telephone service from a local exchange company and any person who lives or subscribes with that person. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • 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
  • Telephone solicitation: means any voice communication from a live operator, announcing device or otherwise that offers merchandise for sale or rent and that is to or from a person located in this state. See Arizona Laws 44-1271
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215