Sections
Article 1 General Provisions 5-101 – 5-116
Article 2 Interstate Compact on Licensure of Participants in Live Racing with Pari-Mutuel Wagering 5-131

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 5 > Chapter 1

  • Act: means a bodily movement. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Additional wagering facility: means a facility that is not the enclosure in which authorized racing takes place but that meets the requirements of section 5-111, subsection A and is used by a permittee for handling pari-mutuel wagering. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Advance deposit wagering: means a form of pari-mutuel wagering that allows a person to deposit monies in advance in an account with an advance deposit provider and use the monies to pay for pari-mutuel wagering on live or simulcast racing that the advance deposit pari-mutuel wagering permittee accepts or makes. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Advance deposit wagering provider: means a betting system or multijurisdictional wagering provider that is authorized to conduct advance deposit wagering pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Applicant: means a person, partnership, association or corporation placing before the department an application for a permit or license. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Assistant director: means the assistant director for the state agricultural laboratory. See Arizona Laws 3-141
  • Association: means a body of persons, corporations, partnerships or associations, united and acting together without a charter from the state for the prosecution of some common enterprise. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Benefit: means anything of value or advantage, present or prospective. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Bribe: means anything of value or advantage, present or prospective, asked, offered, given, accepted or promised with a corrupt intent to influence, unlawfully, the person to whom it is given in that person's action, vote or opinion, in any public or official capacity. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Commercial horse racing: means horse racing conducted other than by a county fair association. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Commission: means the Arizona racing commission. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Community supervision: means that portion of a felony sentence that is imposed by the court pursuant to section 13-603, subsection I and that is served in the community after completing a period of imprisonment or served in prison in accordance with section 41-1604. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Concessionaire: means a person, partnership, association or corporation that offers goods or services for sale to the public, a permittee or a licensee at an enclosure in which authorized racing takes place or an additional wagering facility. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Contraband: means any dangerous drug, narcotic drug, marijuana, intoxicating liquor of any kind, deadly weapon, dangerous instrument, explosive, wireless communication device, multimedia storage device or other article whose use or possession would endanger the safety, security or preservation of order in a correctional facility or a juvenile secure care facility as defined in section 41-2801, or of any person within a correctional or juvenile secure care facility. See Arizona Laws 5-109
  • Correctional facility: means any place used for the confinement or control of a person:

    (a) Charged with or convicted of an offense; or

    (b) Held for extradition; or

    (c) Pursuant to an order of court for law enforcement purposes. See Arizona Laws 5-109

  • Council: means the Arizona iceberg lettuce research council. See Arizona Laws 3-526
  • County fair racing association: means an association duly authorized by the board of supervisors to conduct a county fair racing meeting for the benefit of the county. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Crime: means a misdemeanor or a felony. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Criminal street gang: means an ongoing formal or informal association of persons in which members or associates individually or collectively engage in the commission, attempted commission, facilitation or solicitation of any felony act and that has at least one individual who is a criminal street gang member. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Custody: means the imposition of actual or constructive restraint pursuant to an on-site arrest or court order but does not include detention in a correctional facility, juvenile detention center or state hospital. See Arizona Laws 5-109
  • Dangerous drug: means dangerous drug as defined in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Dangerous instrument: means anything that under the circumstances in which it is used, attempted to be used or threatened to be used is readily capable of causing death or serious physical injury. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Daytime: means the period between sunrise and sunset. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Deadly weapon: means anything designed for lethal use, including a firearm. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Department: means the department of gaming. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Desensitized: means that a horse's legs on arrival at the receiving barn or saddling paddock do not respond appropriately to tests for feeling administered by an official veterinarian. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Director: means the director of the department of gaming. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Dog racing: means racing in which greyhound dogs chase a mechanical lure. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Entered: means that a horse or dog has been registered with an authorized racing official as a participant in a specified race and has not been withdrawn prior to presentation of the horse or dog for inspection and testing as provided in section 5-105. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Enterprise: includes any corporation, association, labor union or other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • escape: means :

    (i) A departure from custody or from a juvenile secure care facility, a juvenile detention facility or an adult correctional facility in which the person is held or detained, with knowledge that the departure is not permitted, or the failure to return to custody or detention following a temporary leave granted for a specific purpose or for a limited period. See Arizona Laws 3-1703

  • Escape: means departure from custody or from a juvenile secure care facility as described in section 41-2816, a juvenile detention facility or an adult correctional facility in which a person is held or detained with knowledge that such departure is unpermitted or failure to return to custody or detention following a temporary leave granted for a specific purpose or for a limited period. See Arizona Laws 5-109
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Federal public defender: An attorney employed by the federal courts on a full-time basis to provide legal defense to defendants who are unable to afford counsel. The judiciary administers the federal defender program pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Felony: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Financial interest: means any direct pecuniary interest. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Firearm: means any loaded or unloaded handgun, pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun or other weapon that will or is designed to or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of expanding gases, except that it does not include a firearm in permanently inoperable condition. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Firm: means a business unit or enterprise that transacts business. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Government: means the state, any political subdivision of the state or any department, agency, board, commission, institution or governmental instrumentality of or within the state or political subdivision. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Handle: means the total amount of money contributed to all pari-mutuel pools by bettors. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Harness racing: means horse racing in which the horses are harnessed to a sulky, carriage or similar vehicle and driven by a driver. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Horse racing: means racing in which horses are mounted and ridden by jockeys. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Human smuggling organization: means an ongoing formal or informal association of persons in which members or associates individually or collectively engage in the smuggling of human beings. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Iceberg lettuce: means varieties of lettuce produced in this state of the types which are distinguished as "crisphead" in the publication entitled "lettuce production in the United States, agricultural handbook no. See Arizona Laws 3-526
  • Knowingly: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • License: means the license issued by the department to each employee or other person participating in any capacity in a racing meeting, including officials and employees of the pari-mutuel department. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Magistrate: means an officer having power to issue a warrant for the arrest of a person charged with a public offense and includes the chief justice and justices of the supreme court, judges of the superior court, judges of the court of appeals, justices of the peace and judges of a municipal court. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Narcotic drug: means narcotic drugs as defined in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • negligently: import a want of such attention to the nature or probable consequence of the act or omission as a prudent man ordinarily bestows in acting in his own concerns. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Nighttime: means the period between sunset and sunrise. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Omission: means the failure to perform an act as to which a duty of performance is imposed by law. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Pari-mutuel wagering: means a system of betting that provides for the distribution among the winning patrons of at least the total amount wagered less the amount withheld under state law. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Peace officer: means any person vested by law with a duty to maintain public order and make arrests and includes a constable. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Peace officers: means sheriffs of counties, constables, marshals, policemen of cities and towns, commissioned personnel of the department of public safety, personnel who are employed by the state department of corrections and the department of juvenile corrections and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a multicounty water conservation district and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by community college district governing boards and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the Arizona board of regents and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the governing body of a public airport pursuant to section 28-8426 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a private postsecondary institution pursuant to section 15-1897 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board and special agents from the office of the attorney general, or of a county attorney, and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Permit: means a permit for a racing meeting issued under the provisions of this article. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Petty offense: means an offense for which a sentence of a fine only is authorized by law. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Physical force: means force used upon or directed toward the body of another person and includes confinement, but does not include deadly physical force. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Physical injury: means the impairment of physical condition. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Possess: means knowingly to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Possession: means a voluntary act if the defendant knowingly exercised dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Property: means anything of value, tangible or intangible. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Racing meeting: means a number of days of racing allotted by the commission in one permit. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Serious physical injury: includes physical injury that creates a reasonable risk of death, or that causes serious and permanent disfigurement, serious impairment of health or loss or protracted impairment of the function of any bodily organ or limb. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Simulcast: means the telecast shown within this state of live audio and visual signals of horse, harness or dog races conducted at an out-of-state track or the telecast shown outside this state of live audio and visual signals of horse or harness races originating within this state for the purpose of pari-mutuel wagering. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Source market fee: means the fee that an advance deposit wagering provider pays to a commercial permittee in the state where the advance deposit wagering customer resides. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Telephone: means any device that a person uses for voice communications in connection with the services of a telephone company. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Unlawful: means contrary to law or, where the context so requires, not permitted by law. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Vehicle: means a device in, upon or by which any person or property is, may be or could have been transported or drawn upon a highway, waterway or airway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Week: means seven consecutive days beginning on Monday and ending on Sunday, mountain standard time. See Arizona Laws 5-101
  • Wilfully: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 1-215