Sections
Article 1 Definitions 6-101
Article 2 Department of Financial Institutions 6-110 – 6-116
Article 3 Powers and Duties 6-121 – 6-139
Article 4 Acquisition of Control of a Bank, Trust Company or Savings and Loan Association 6-141 – 6-153
Article 5 Proceedings for Officer Removal 6-161 – 6-165

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 6 > Chapter 1

  • Acquisition of control: means any transaction whereby a person obtains, directly or indirectly, control of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Act: means a bodily movement. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Agent: includes a bailee, broker, commission merchant, factor, auctioneer, solicitor or consignee and any other person acting on the express or implied authority of another person. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the division. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the division. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bank: means a corporation that holds a banking permit issued pursuant to chapter 2 of this title. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Banking office: means any place of business of the bank at which deposits are received, checks are paid or money is loaned but does not include the premises used for computer operations, proofing, record keeping, accounting, storage, maintenance or other administrative or service functions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Benefit: means anything of value or advantage, present or prospective. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Branch: means any banking office other than the principal banking office. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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
  • Candling: means the visual examination of eggs to establish their quality by the use of transmitted light to determine the cleanliness and soundness of the shell, the size and condition of the aircell and the condition of the yolk, white and germ. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Carton: means an egg carton as used in commercial practice in the United States. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Case: means a standard thirty-dozen egg case as used in commercial practice in the United States. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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
  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Consumer: means a person who buys eggs for use as food and not for resale in any form. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Container: means any box, one-half case, basket, flat or other receptacle, excluding a carton and a case. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Control: means direct or indirect ownership of or power to vote fifteen per cent or more of the outstanding voting securities of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person or to control in any manner the election of a majority of the directors of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Controlling person: means any person directly or indirectly in control of a bank, trust company or savings and loan association. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Crime: means a misdemeanor or a felony. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Criminal negligence: means , with respect to a result or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person fails to perceive a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the result will occur or that the circumstance exists. 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
  • Criminal street gang member: means an individual to whom at least two of the following seven criteria that indicate criminal street gang membership apply:

    (a) Self-proclamation. See Arizona Laws 3-1703

  • crop: includes every kind of vegetation, wild or domesticated, and any part thereof, as well as seed, fruit or other natural product of such vegetation. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Dangerous drug: means dangerous drug as defined in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Dealer: means any person who contracts for or obtains from the producer, or any producer-dealer, dealer or manufacturer, possession or control of any eggs or egg products for the purpose of candling, grading, selling, peddling, distributing, dealing in or trading in eggs or egg products for resale to an egg dealer within this state, producer-dealer, manufacturer, retailer or consumer for human consumption within this state. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Deceptive: means any arrangement of the contents of any case, container, subcontainer, lot, load or display in which the eggs in the outer layer or in any portion exposed to view are in grade, size, condition or any other respect so superior to those in the interior or unexposed portion as to materially misrepresent the contents or any part of the contents as to size, grade, condition or any other respects. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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
  • Division: means the animal services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Division: means the plant services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Eggs: means eggs that are in the shell and that are from chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese or any other species of fowl. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Enterprise: means any person under the jurisdiction of the department other than a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Expiration date: means :

    (a) For eggs that are marked grade AA, the words "sell by" or "buy thru" followed by a date, including the month and day, that is not more than twenty-four days after the eggs were candled and includes the date the eggs were candled. See Arizona Laws 3-701

  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Financial institution: means banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations, credit unions, consumer lenders, international banking facilities and financial institution holding companies under the jurisdiction of the department. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • Grade: means classified as to quality and applies to a dozen, case, lot or load of eggs. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Half case: means a fifteen-dozen container or one-half standard thirty-dozen egg case as used in commercial practice in the United States. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Inspector: means an egg inspector who is appointed or assigned pursuant to section 3-709. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • International banking facility: means a facility that is represented by a set of asset and liability accounts segregated on the books and records of a commercial bank, the principal office of which is located in this state, and that is incorporated and doing business under the laws of the United States or of this state, a United States branch or agency of a foreign bank, an edge corporation organized under section 25(a) of the federal reserve act (12 United States Code sections 611 through 631) or an agreement corporation having an agreement or undertaking with the board of governors of the federal reserve system under section 25 of the federal reserve act (12 United States Code sections 601 through 604(a)) that includes only international banking facility time deposits and international banking facility extensions of credit as defined in 12 Code of Federal Regulations part 204. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Manufacturer: means a person that is engaged in the business of operating or controlling the operation of one or more breaking plants producing liquid eggs, dried eggs, frozen eggs or other egg products for human consumption. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Marked: means plainly, legibly and conspicuously labeled, stamped, stenciled, printed, typed, lettered or branded. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Minor children: means persons under the age of eighteen years. 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
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National credit union administration: includes any successor to the organization or other agency or instrumentality of the United States that undertakes to discharge the purposes of the organization. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Nest run eggs: means eggs that are packed as they come from the production facilities without having been washed, sized or candled for quality, regardless of whether some undergrades have been removed. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Nursery: means real property or other premises on or in which nursery stock is propagated, grown or cultivated or from which source nursery stock is offered for distribution or sale. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • Nursery stock: includes all trees, shrubs, vines, cacti, agaves, succulents, herbaceous plants whether annuals, biennials or perennials, bulbs, corms, rizomes, roots, decorative plant material, flowers, fruit pits or seeds, cuttings, buds, grafts, scions and other plants intended for sale, gift or propagation, either cultivated or collected in the wild, except seeds as regulated by article 2 of this chapter, fruit and vegetables regulated by chapter 3, articles 2 and 4 of this title and cotton plants. See Arizona Laws 3-201
  • 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
  • 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
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, trust, agency or any similar entity. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • 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
  • Person: includes an individual, household, firm, corporation, company or association. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • 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
  • Petty offense: means an offense for which a sentence of a fine only is authorized by law. 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
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Processed: means that the shell has been treated with oil or another preservative preparation. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Producer: means a person that is engaged in the business of operating or controlling the operation of one or more ranches producing eggs within this state. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Producer-dealer: means a person that is engaged in the business of operating or controlling the operation of one or more egg ranches producing eggs within the state, and that, while in possession or control of any additional eggs other than the person's own production, candles, grades, sells, peddles, distributes, deals in or trades in eggs for resale to dealers, producer-dealers, manufacturers or retailers. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Property: means anything of value, tangible or intangible. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quality: means the inherent properties of any product that determine its relative degree of excellence. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Recklessly: means , with respect to a result or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware of and consciously disregards a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the result will occur or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retailer: means a person that buys candled and graded eggs or egg products from a producer, licensed manufacturer, licensed producer-dealer or licensed dealer for resale to a consumer only, or that buys egg products to use in the preparation of other consumer foods for resale. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Sell: includes to offer for sale, to expose for sale or to have in possession for sale, exchange, barter or trade. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • 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
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Size: means classified as to weight. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Standard: means the quality specifications for a single egg. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • State: includes the District of Columbia. See Arizona Laws 13-3831
  • Subcontainer: means a container that is used within another container. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • 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
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Supervisor: means the supervisor of egg inspection or the supervisor's authorized representative. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: includes every manner of oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Title: includes this title, title 32, chapters 9 and 36 and title 44, chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Voting security: means any security presently entitling the owner or holder of such security to vote for the election of directors of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person, excluding, in the case of a savings and loan association, votes attributable to savings accounts. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • 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