Sections
Article 1 Organization 5-1101 – 5-1112
Article 2 Financial Provisions 5-1131 – 5-1140
Article 3 Revenue Bonds 5-1161 – 5-1177

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 5 > Chapter 9

  • Act: means a bodily movement. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • advertisement: means any message in any medium that offers or solicits any person to engage in sexual conduct in this state. See Arizona Laws 13-3551
  • Advisory board: means the advisory board of the sports authority. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the division. See Arizona Laws 3-661
  • Authority: means a sports authority established pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Authority board: means the governing board of the sports authority. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Board of directors: means the county board of supervisors serving as the board of directors of the district. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Bond: means any obligation authorized and issued pursuant to this article, including:

    (a) Bonds and notes. See Arizona Laws 5-1161

  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • container: shall include the lid, cap, top or any other removable or separable part, as well as the container itself. See Arizona Laws 3-661
  • Crime: means a misdemeanor or a felony. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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 13-105
  • Deadly weapon: means anything designed for lethal use, including a firearm. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Diseases: includes any fungus, bacterium, virus or other organism of any kind and any unknown cause that is or may be found to be injurious, or likely to be or to become injurious to any domesticated or cultivated plant, or to the product of any such plant. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • District: means a sports authority district established pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Division: means the animal services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-661
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Exploitive exhibition: means the actual or simulated exhibition of the genitals or pubic or rectal areas of any person for the purpose of sexual stimulation of the viewer. See Arizona Laws 13-3551
  • 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 13-105
  • 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 13-105
  • Harmful to minors: means that quality of any description or representation, in whatever form, of nudity, sexual activity, sexual conduct, sexual excitement, or sadomasochistic abuse, when both:

    (a) To the average adult applying contemporary state standards with respect to what is suitable for minors, it both:

    (i) Appeals to the prurient interest, when taken as a whole. See Arizona Laws 13-3501

  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • infrastructure: means   improvements that will directly and principally benefit the stadium or multipurpose facility and includes:

    (i) Sanitary sewage systems. See Arizona Laws 5-1161

  • Item: means any material or performance which depicts or describes sexual activity and includes any book, leaflet, pamphlet, magazine, booklet, picture, drawing, photograph, film, negative, slide, motion picture, figure, object, article, novelty device, recording, transcription, live or recorded telephone message or other similar items whether tangible or intangible and including any performance, exhibition, transmission or dissemination of any of the above. See Arizona Laws 13-3501
  • 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 13-105
  • Minor: means a person or persons who were under eighteen years of age at the time a visual depiction was created, adapted or modified. See Arizona Laws 13-3551
  • 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 13-105
  • Multipurpose facility: means a stadium or a facility for youth sports that is adapted for additional entertainment, cultural, civic, meeting, trade show or convention events, on-site infrastructure and related parking facilities and commercial activity within the facility. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Omission: means the failure to perform an act as to which a duty of performance is imposed by law. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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 13-105
  • 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 13-105
  • Pests: includes all noxious weeds, insects, diseases, mites, spiders, nematodes and other animal or plant organisms found injurious, or likely to be or to become injurious, to any domesticated, cultivated, native or wild plant, or to the product of any such plant. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Physical injury: means the impairment of physical condition. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Possession: means a voluntary act if the defendant knowingly exercised dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Producing: means financing, directing, manufacturing, issuing, publishing or advertising for pecuniary gain. See Arizona Laws 13-3551
  • Sexual conduct: means actual or simulated:

    (a) Sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital or oral-anal, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex. See Arizona Laws 13-3551

  • Simulated: means any depicting of the genitals or rectal areas that gives the appearance of sexual conduct or incipient sexual conduct. See Arizona Laws 13-3551
  • Stadium: means a facility intended primarily for use by one or more major league baseball spring training operations, including baseball stadiums, clubhouses, practice facilities, other related facilities, on-site infrastructure and related parking facilities and commercial activity within the facility. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Trade product: means a product which has the appearance, taste, smell, texture or color of, but is not, a real product; which, taken as a whole, bears resemblance to or is in imitation of a real product, or could be mistaken for a real product. See Arizona Laws 3-661
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unlawful: means contrary to law or, where the context so requires, not permitted by law. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Visual depiction: includes each visual image that is contained in an undeveloped film, videotape or photograph or data stored in any form and that is capable of conversion into a visual image. See Arizona Laws 13-3551
  • Youth sports: means recreational and amateur sporting related activities and competitions organized in the district. See Arizona Laws 5-1101