Sections
Article 1 General Provisions 6-181 – 6-193
Article 2 Banking Permit 6-201 – 6-205
Article 3 Merger, Consolidation and Conversion of National and State Banks 6-211 – 6-217
Article 4 Accounts 6-231 – 6-237
Article 5 Regulation of Conduct of Business 6-241 – 6-246
Article 6 Reserves 6-271 – 6-275
Article 7 Arizona Interstate Bank and Savings and Loan Association Act 6-321 – 6-331
Article 9 Loans 6-351 – 6-355
Article 11 Trust Business 6-381 – 6-386
Article 12 Prohibited Practices; Penalties 6-391 – 6-394
Article 13 Liquidation and Dissolution 6-395 – 6-395.15

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 6 > Chapter 2

  • Accused: means a person who has been arrested for a felony committed in the state of Arizona and either has been bound over for trial pursuant to a finding by a magistrate during a preliminary hearing of probable cause or has waived such a preliminary hearing or who has been lawfully indicted. See Arizona Laws 13-4201
  • Accused: means a person who has been arrested for committing a criminal offense and who is held for an initial appearance or other proceeding before trial. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Act: means a bodily movement. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agricultural seed: means the seeds of grass, forage, cereal, and fiber crops and any other kinds of seeds commonly recognized within this state as agricultural seeds, lawn seeds and mixtures of such seeds, and may include noxious-weed seeds when the department determines that such seed is being used as agricultural seed. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Arrest: means the actual custodial restraint of a person or the person's submission to custody. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Attorney for the state: means an attorney designated by the attorney general, by a county attorney or by a city attorney to investigate, commence and prosecute an action under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 13-4301
  • Automated teller machine: means an automated device that is established by a bank, savings and loan association or credit union and that facilitates customer-bank communications activities, including taking deposits and disbursing cash drawn against a customer's deposit account or a customer's preapproved loan account, at a location separate from the home office or a branch. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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
  • 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
  • Benefit: means anything of value or advantage, present or prospective. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Branch: means any banking office other than the principal banking office. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Capital: means the aggregate primary capital and secondary capital. See Arizona Laws 6-351
  • 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
  • Cease and desist order: means an administrative order provided by law restraining the sale, use, disposition and movement of a definite amount of seed. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Cell site simulator device: means a portable device that transmits or receives radio waves to identify, locate or track the movements of a communications device. See Arizona Laws 13-4291
  • Cell site simulator device search warrant: means an order in writing issued in the name of the state of Arizona, signed by a magistrate, authorizing a peace officer to identify a communications device through the use of a cell site simulator device. See Arizona Laws 13-4291
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Commercially reasonable: means a sale or disposal that would be commercially reasonable under title 47, chapter 9, article 6. See Arizona Laws 13-4301
  • Commission: means the state industrial commission. See Arizona Laws 13-4201
  • 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.
  • Communications device: means any device that allows the device's user to send or receive oral, wire or electronic communications or computer services. See Arizona Laws 13-4291
  • 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 13-105
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Control: means direct or indirect ownership of or power to vote fifteen per cent or more of the outstanding voting shares of an in-state financial institution or to control in any manner the election of a majority of the directors of an in-state financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-321
  • Converting bank: means a bank converting from a national to a state bank, or the reverse. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • 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.
  • Court: means all state, county and municipal courts in this state. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Crime: means a misdemeanor or a felony. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Crime victim advocate: means a person who is employed or authorized by a public or private entity to provide counseling, treatment or other supportive assistance to crime victims. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Criminal offense: means conduct that gives a peace officer or prosecutor probable cause to believe that a felony, a misdemeanor, a petty offense or a violation of a local criminal ordinance has occurred. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Criminal proceeding: means any hearing, argument or other matter that is scheduled by and held before a trial court but does not include any deposition, lineup, grand jury proceeding or other matter that is not held in the presence of the court. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Custodial agency: means any law enforcement officer or agency, a sheriff or municipal jailer, the state department of corrections or a secure mental health facility that has custody of a person who is arrested or in custody for a criminal offense. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • De novo entry: means a newly established bank or savings and loan association which is not created through the acquisition of or merger with an in-state financial institution and control is through an out-of-state financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-321
  • Dealer: means any person who sells seed. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • 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
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: means a person or entity that is formally charged by complaint, indictment or information of committing a criminal offense. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Department: means the department of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Division: means the environmental services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Economic loss: means any loss incurred by a person as a result of the commission of an offense. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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: includes any corporation, association, labor union or other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • 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
  • 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 13-105

  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal deposit insurance corporation: includes any successor to the corporation or other agency or instrumentality of the United States that undertakes to discharge the purposes of the corporation. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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: 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
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Filed with the superintendent: means when the complete application including any amendments or supplements containing all the information in the form required by the superintendent is received by the superintendent. See Arizona Laws 6-321
  • Final disposition: means the ultimate termination of the criminal prosecution of a defendant by a trial court, including dismissal, acquittal or imposition of a sentence. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • 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 13-105
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • 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 13-105
  • 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,
  • 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.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Home state: means the state that has granted the bank its charter, permit or license to operate. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Hybrid: means the first generation seed of a crossbreed produced by controlling pollination and by combining two or more inbred lines, or one inbred or a single crossbreed with an open pollinated variety, or two varieties or species, except open pollinated varieties of corn (zea mays). See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Immediate family: means a victim's spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent or lawful guardian. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • In-state financial institution: means a state or national bank or savings and loan association with its home office in this state, or holding company with its home office in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • In-state financial institution: means a state or federal bank, savings bank or savings and loan association with its home office in this state, or holding company with its home office in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-321
  • In-state financial institution: means a state or federal bank, savings bank, savings and loan association or holding company with its home office located in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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.
  • Injured person: means a person who has sustained economic loss, including medical loss, as a result of injury to his person, business or property by the conduct giving rise to the forfeiture of property, and who is not an owner of or an interest holder in the property. See Arizona Laws 13-4301
  • Inspector: means an egg inspector who is appointed or assigned pursuant to section 3-709. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Interest holder: means a person in whose favor there is a security interest or who is the beneficiary of a perfected encumbrance pertaining to an interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-4301
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Kind: means one or more related species or subspecies which singly or collectively are known by one common name, such as corn, oats, alfalfa and timothy. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • 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
  • Label: means any label or other written, printed or graphic representations, in any form whatsoever, accompanying or pertaining to any seed whether in bulk or in containers and includes representations or invoices. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Labeler: means any person whose name and address appear on the label pertaining to or attached to a lot or container of agricultural, vegetable or ornamental plant seed sold, offered for sale, exposed for sale or transported for sowing purposes. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Lawful representative: means a person who is designated by the victim or appointed by the court and who acts in the best interests of the victim. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means an Arizona state seed license that is obtained from the department. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Lot: means a definite quantity of seed identified by a lot number or other mark, every portion or bag of which is uniform within recognized tolerances for the factors which appear in the labeling. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • material witness: means a witness in a criminal matter who is called by either the state or the defendant and whose testimony is necessary for a fair determination of an issue in the case. See Arizona Laws 13-4081
  • Merger: includes consolidation. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • Minor: means a person 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 13-105
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • National bank: means a national banking association located in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • 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
  • Nontarget data: means information that is collected by a cell site simulator device pursuant to a search warrant that is issued under section 13-4293 or section 13-4294 and that identifies a communications device that is not related to the subject of the search warrant. See Arizona Laws 13-4291
  • Noxious-weed seeds: means "prohibited noxious-weed seeds" and "restricted noxious-weed seeds" as defined as follows and as listed in the rules adopted under this article. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • 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
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Obligation: means a primary or contingent liability for the payment of money. See Arizona Laws 6-351
  • Omission: means the failure to perform an act as to which a duty of performance is imposed by law. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Ornamental plant seed: means the seed of any plant used for decorative or ornamental purposes and includes flower seed. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Out-of-state bank: means a bank, savings bank or savings and loan association that is approved by the superintendent pursuant to section 6-322 and that has a charter, a permit or any other license to operate that is issued by a state other than this state. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Out-of-state financial institution: means a state or national bank or savings and loan association with its home office in a state other than this state, or holding company with its home office in a state other than this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • Out-of-state financial institution: means a state or federal bank, savings bank or savings and loan association with its home office in a state other than this state, or holding company with its home office in a state other than this state. See Arizona Laws 6-321
  • Out-of-state financial institution: means a state or federal bank, savings bank, savings and loan association or holding company with its home office in a state other than this state. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Owner: means a person who is not a secured party within the meaning of section 47-9102 and who has an interest in property, whether legal or equitable. See Arizona Laws 13-4301
  • 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 person as defined in section 13-105 and includes a representative or assignee of such person. See Arizona Laws 13-4201
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, company, society or association. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • 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
  • Person: includes an individual, a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, joint venture or association or any other legal or commercial entity. See Arizona Laws 6-351
  • Person: includes an individual, household, firm, corporation, company or association. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Personal property: includes all interests in property, as defined in section 13-105, in whatever form, except real property and fixtures as defined in section 47-9102. See Arizona Laws 13-4301
  • 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 13-105
  • Physical injury: means the impairment of physical condition. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Possess: means knowingly to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over property. 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
  • Post-arrest release: means the discharge of the accused from confinement on recognizance, bond or other condition. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Post-conviction release: means parole, work furlough, community supervision, probation if the court waived community supervision pursuant to section 13-603, home arrest or any other permanent, conditional or temporary discharge from confinement in the custody of the state department of corrections or a sheriff or from confinement in a municipal jail or a secure mental health facility. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Post-conviction relief proceeding: means a contested argument or evidentiary hearing that is held in open court and that involves a request for relief from a conviction or sentence. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Primary capital: means the aggregate of the following:

    (a) Common and perpetual preferred stock. See Arizona Laws 6-351

  • Prisoner: means a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense against a victim and who has been sentenced to the custody of the sheriff, the state department of corrections, a municipal jail or a secure mental health facility. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: means anything of value, tangible or intangible. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • public offense: means conduct for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment or of a fine is provided by any law of the state in which it occurred or by any law, regulation or ordinance of a political subdivision of that state and, if the act occurred in a state other than this state, it would be so punishable under the laws, regulations or ordinances of this state or of a political subdivision of this state if the act had occurred in this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Quality: means the inherent properties of any product that determine its relative degree of excellence. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Release: means no longer in the custody of a custodial agency and includes transfer from one custodial agency to another custodial agency. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Resulting bank: means the bank resulting from a merger or conversion. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • 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
  • Rights: means any right that is granted to the victim by the laws of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Secondary capital: means the aggregate of the following:

    (a) Limited life preferred stock. See Arizona Laws 6-351

  • Seizing agency: means any department or agency of this state or its political subdivisions which regularly employs peace officers, and which employs the peace officer who seizes property for forfeiture, or such other agency as the seizing agency may designate in a particular case by its chief executive officer or his designee. See Arizona Laws 13-4301
  • Seizure for forfeiture: means seizure of property by a peace officer coupled with an assertion by the seizing agency or by an attorney for the state that the property is subject to forfeiture. See Arizona Laws 13-4301
  • Sell: means offer for sale, expose for sale, possess for sale, exchange, barter or trade. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Size: means classified as to weight. See Arizona Laws 3-701
  • State: includes any territory of the United States and the District of Columbia. See Arizona Laws 13-4091
  • State bank: means a corporation holding a banking permit under the laws of this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: includes a subpoena, order or other notice requiring the appearance of a witness. See Arizona Laws 13-4091
  • 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Title: includes this title, title 32, chapters 9 and 36 and title 44, chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Tracking device: means an electronic or mechanical device, including a communications device, that tracks the movement of a person or an object. See Arizona Laws 13-4291
  • Tracking device search warrant: means an order in writing issued in the name of the state of Arizona, signed by a magistrate, authorizing a peace officer to track a person or an object through the use of a tracking device. See Arizona Laws 13-4291
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Treated: means that the seed has received an application of a substance or process that is designed to reduce, control or repel certain disease organisms, insects or other pests attacking such seeds or seedlings growing from the seeds. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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.
  • Type: means either a group of varieties so similar that the individual varieties cannot be clearly differentiated except under special conditions or, when used with a variety name, seed of the variety named which may be mixed with seed of other varieties of the same kind and of similar character. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Unlawful: means contrary to law or, where the context so requires, not permitted by law. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Variety: means a subdivision of a kind characterized by growth, yield, plant, fruit, seed or other characteristics by which it can be differentiated from other plants of the same kind. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • Vegetable seeds: means seeds of those crops which are grown in gardens and on truck farms and are generally known and sold under the name of vegetable seeds in this state. See Arizona Laws 3-231
  • 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 13-105
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Victim: means any person, including the surviving dependent of a person, who has suffered physical injury or pecuniary loss resulting from the crime of the accused. See Arizona Laws 13-4201
  • Victim: means a person against whom the criminal offense has been committed, including a minor, or if the person is killed or incapacitated, the person's spouse, parent, child, grandparent or sibling, any other person related to the person by consanguinity or affinity to the second degree or any other lawful representative of the person, except if the person or the person's spouse, parent, child, grandparent, sibling, other person related to the person by consanguinity or affinity to the second degree or other lawful representative is in custody for an offense or is the accused. See Arizona Laws 13-4401
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.
  • 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
  • Witness: includes a person whose testimony is desired in any proceeding or investigation by a grand jury or in a criminal action, prosecution or proceeding. See Arizona Laws 13-4091
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the state or by a court or judicial officer. See Arizona Laws 1-215