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Article 1 General Provisions 46-801 – 46-810

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 46 > Chapter 7

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Applicant: means a person who has applied for assistance or services under this title, or a person who has applied for assistance or services under this title and who has custody of a dependent child. See Arizona Laws 46-101
  • Assistance: means payments in cash or kind to or on behalf of a person or persons in need as provided for in this title. See Arizona Laws 46-101
  • Caretaker relative: means a relative who exercises responsibility for the day-to-day physical care, guidance and support of a child who physically resides with the relative and who is by affinity or consanguinity or by court decree a grandparent, great-grandparent, sibling of the whole or half blood, stepbrother, stepsister, aunt, uncle, great-aunt, great-uncle or first cousin. See Arizona Laws 46-801
  • Cash assistance: means temporary assistance for needy families paid to a recipient for the purpose of meeting basic living expenses as defined by the department. See Arizona Laws 46-101
  • Child: means a person who is under thirteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 46-801
  • Child care: means the compensated service that is provided to a child who is unaccompanied by a parent or guardian during a portion of a twenty-four hour day. See Arizona Laws 46-801
  • Child care assistance: means any money payments for child care services that are paid by the department and that are paid for the benefit of an eligible family. See Arizona Laws 46-801
  • Child care personnel: means any person who supervises children in a day care home or center that receives child care food program monies under this article. See Arizona Laws 46-101
  • Child care providers: means child care facilities licensed pursuant to title 36, chapter 7. See Arizona Laws 46-801
  • department: means the department of economic security. See Arizona Laws 46-101
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Domestic violence: means battered or subject to extreme cruelty as defined in section 408(a)(7)(C)(iii) of the social security act. See Arizona Laws 46-101
  • Eligible family: means citizens or legal residents of the United States or individuals who are otherwise lawfully present in the United States and who are parents, legal guardians or caretaker relatives with legal residence in this state and children in their care who meet the eligibility requirements for child care assistance. See Arizona Laws 46-801
  • Federal poverty level: means the poverty guidelines that are issued by the United States department of health and human services pursuant to section 673(2) of the omnibus budget reconciliation act of 1981 and that are reported annually in the federal register. See Arizona Laws 46-801
  • 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.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • In-home provider: means a provider who is certified by the department to care for a child of an eligible family in the child's own home and is compensated with child care assistance monies. See Arizona Laws 46-801
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Noncertified relative provider: means a person who is at least eighteen years of age, who provides child care services to an eligible child, who is by affinity or consanguinity or by court decree the grandparent, great-grandparent, sibling not residing in the same household, aunt, great-aunt, uncle or great-uncle of the eligible child and who meets the department's requirements to be a noncertified relative provider. See Arizona Laws 46-801
  • parents: means the natural or adoptive parents of a child. See Arizona Laws 46-801
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Services: includes social casework, rehabilitation counseling and similar services rendered to a person or persons in need as provided for in this title. See Arizona Laws 46-101
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215