Sections
Article 1 General Provisions 6-501 – 6-505
Article 2 Formation of Credit Union 6-506 – 6-512
Article 3 Powers of Credit Union 6-516 – 6-517
Article 4 Membership 6-521 – 6-527
Article 5 Direction of Affairs 6-531 – 6-543
Article 6 Accounts 6-551 – 6-559
Article 7 Loans 6-561 – 6-564
Article 8 Other Member Services 6-571 – 6-574
Article 9 Investments 6-576 – 6-577
Article 10 Reserves 6-581 – 6-583
Article 11 Dissolutions 6-584 – 6-586
Article 12 Change in Corporate Status 6-587 – 6-588
Article 13 Corporate Credit Union 6-591 – 6-595

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 6 > Chapter 4

  • Accessible electronic file: means , until a national file format is adopted by the United States department of education, a digital file in a mutually agreed on by the publisher and the local educational agency electronic file format that has been prepared using a markup language that maintains the structural integrity of the information and can be processed by conversion software. See Arizona Laws 15-731
  • Accommodation school: means either:

    (a) A school that is operated through the county board of supervisors and the county school superintendent and that the county school superintendent administers to serve a military reservation or territory that is not included within the boundaries of a school district. See Arizona Laws 15-101

  • Account: means an arrangement under a terms-of-service agreement in which a custodian carries, maintains, processes, receives or stores a digital asset of the user or provides goods or services to the user. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Administrator: means any school district administrator except a school principal who devotes at least fifty percent of the principal's time to classroom teaching. See Arizona Laws 15-501
  • 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.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agent: means an attorney-in-fact granted authority under a durable or nondurable power of attorney. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Application: means a written request to the registrar for an order of informal probate or appointment under chapter 3, article 3 of this title. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • 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
  • Assessed valuation: means the valuation derived by applying the applicable percentage as provided in title 42, chapter 15, article 1 to the full cash value or limited property value, whichever is applicable, of the property. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Authorized entity: means an authorized entity, as defined by 17 United States Code section 121, that commonly provides alternative format school materials that are accessible by schools in this state and that has the vendor's authorization to make alternative formats. See Arizona Laws 15-731
  • Autism: means a developmental disability that significantly affects verbal and nonverbal communication and social interaction and that adversely affects educational performance. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • 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
  • Average daily membership: means the total enrollment of fractional students and full-time students, minus withdrawals, of each school day through the first one hundred days or two hundred days in session, as applicable, for the current year. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Bank: means a corporation that holds a banking permit issued pursuant to chapter 2 of this title. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Base: means the revenue level per student count specified by the legislature. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Base level: means the following amounts plus the percentage increases to the base level as provided in sections 15-902. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Base revenue control limit: means the base revenue control limit computed as provided in section 15-944. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Base support level: means the base support level as provided in section 15-943. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beef cattle: means cattle or calves grown primarily for meat production. See Arizona Laws 3-1451
  • 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
  • Board examination system: means a complete instructional system that includes all of the following components:

    (a) A coherent group of courses that collectively constitutes a core curriculum at the high school level. See Arizona Laws 15-792.01

  • Branch: means any banking office other than the principal banking office. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Branch office: means a place of business of a credit union, other than a principal office, at which deposits are received and checks are paid, but does not include premises used for computer operations, record keeping, accounting, storage, maintenance or other administrative or service functions. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Brand: means a term, design or trademark used in connection with one or several grades of commercial fertilizer. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Budget year: means the fiscal year for which the school district is budgeting and that immediately follows the current year. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Bulk: means fertilizer materials delivered to the purchaser in the solid or liquid state, in a nonpackaged form to which a label cannot be attached. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Capital: means share accounts, reserves and undivided earnings. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Career and technical education and vocational education: means vocational and technical preparation programs for pupils in grades nine through twelve. See Arizona Laws 15-781
  • Career technical education board: means a career technical education district governing board. See Arizona Laws 15-391
  • Career technical education course: means a course that is offered by a career technical education district as part of a career technical education district program, that is approved by the career and technical education division of the department of education and that meets each of the following requirements:

    (a) Is taught by an instructor who is certified to teach career and technical education by the state board of education or by a postsecondary educational institution. See Arizona Laws 15-391

  • Career technical education district: means a district that is formed pursuant to this article and that offers career technical education courses. See Arizona Laws 15-391
  • Career technical education district program: means a sequence of courses that is offered by a career technical education district and that meets all of the following requirements:

    (a) Is taught by an instructor who is certified to teach career and technical education by the state board of education or by a postsecondary educational institution. See Arizona Laws 15-391

  • Carries: means engages in the transmission of an electronic communication. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Catalogue of electronic communications: means information that identifies each person with which a user has had an electronic communication, the time and date of the communication and the electronic address of the person. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Certificated teacher: means a person who holds a certificate from the state board of education to work in the schools of this state and who is employed under contract in a school district in a position that requires certification except a psychologist or an administrator who devotes at least fifty percent of the person's time to classroom teaching. See Arizona Laws 15-501
  • Certified teacher: means a person who is certified as a teacher pursuant to the rules adopted by the state board of education, who renders direct and personal services to schoolchildren in the form of instruction related to the school district's educational course of study and who is paid from the maintenance and operation section of the budget. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charter holder: means a person that enters into a charter with the state board for charter schools. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Charter school: means a public school established by contract with the state board of education, the state board for charter schools, a university under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents, a community college district or a group of community college districts pursuant to article 8 of this chapter to provide learning that will improve pupil achievement. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Child with a disability: means a pupil who is subject to an individualized education program pursuant to the individuals with disabilities education act (20 United States Code sections 1400 through 1415) or a pupil with a section 504 plan, and whose section 504 accommodation plan requires the use of instructional materials in a specialized format. See Arizona Laws 15-731
  • Child with a disability: means a child with a disability as defined in section 15-761. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Commercial fertilizer: means any substance that contains one or more recognized plant nutrients, that is used for its plant nutrient content and that is designed for use or claimed to have value in promoting plant growth, except unmanipulated animal and vegetable manures, and other products exempted by rule. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Common school district: means a political subdivision of this state offering instruction to students in programs for preschool children with disabilities and kindergarten programs and either:

    (a) Grades one through eight. See Arizona Laws 15-901

  • Community school: means any school engaged in a community school program. See Arizona Laws 15-1141
  • Community school monies: means monies received as fees, tuitions, grants or donations from any person or agency for a community school program. See Arizona Laws 15-1141
  • Community school program: means the involvement of people in the development of an educationally oriented community. See Arizona Laws 15-1141
  • Competency: means a demonstrated ability in a skill at a specified performance level. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Conservator: means a person appointed by a court to manage the estate of a living individual and includes a limited conservator and a fiduciary as defined in section 14-5651, subsection K. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Conservator: means a person who is appointed by a court to manage the estate of a protected person. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Content of an electronic communication: means information concerning the substance or meaning of the communication that meets all of the following requirements:

    (a) Has been sent or received by a user. See Arizona Laws 14-13102

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporate credit union: means a credit union whose field of membership consists of other credit unions and organizations or associations owned by or composed of credit unions and corporations or associations which primarily serve credit unions. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • 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.
  • Course: means organized subject matter in which instruction is offered within a given period of time and for which credit toward promotion, graduation or certification is usually given. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Course of study: means a list of required and optional subjects to be taught in the schools. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Court: means the superior court. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Court: means the superior court. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Credit union: means a cooperative nonprofit association which is incorporated under this chapter for the purposes of encouraging thrift among its members and creating a source of credit and other financial services at fair and reasonable cost. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Current year: means the fiscal year in which a school district is operating. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Custodian: means a person that carries, maintains, processes, receives or stores a digital asset of a user. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Daily attendance: means :

    (a) For common schools, days in which a pupil:

    (i) Of a kindergarten program or ungraded, but not group B children with disabilities, who is at least five, but under six, years of age by September 1 attends at least three-quarters of the instructional time scheduled for the day. See Arizona Laws 15-901

  • Daily route mileage: means the sum of:

    (a) The total number of miles driven daily by all buses of a school district while transporting eligible students from their residence to the school of attendance and from the school of attendance to their residence on scheduled routes approved by the superintendent of public instruction. See Arizona Laws 15-901

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the department of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposit account: means a balance other than a share account held by a credit union including balances designated as special investment accounts, deposits, certificates of deposit, certificates of indebtedness, demand deposit accounts or other similar names. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Designated recipient: means a person chosen by a user using an online tool to administer digital assets of the user. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Developmental delay: means performance by a child who is at least three years of age but under ten years of age on a norm-referenced test that measures at least one and one-half, but not more than three, standard deviations below the mean for children of the same chronological age in two or more of the following areas:

    (a) Cognitive development. See Arizona Laws 15-761

  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Digital asset: means an electronic record in which an individual has a right or interest. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Distributor: means any person who offers for sale, sells, barters, solicits business or otherwise supplies fertilizer materials. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • District support level: means the base support level plus the transportation support level. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Division: means the animal services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-1201
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Documentary proof: means written evidence that a pupil has been immunized or has laboratory evidence of immunity that conforms with the standards promulgated pursuant to section 15-872. See Arizona Laws 15-871
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Dose: means the number in a series of immunizations that may be prescribed pursuant to section 36-672. See Arizona Laws 15-871
  • Dual enrollment course: means a college-level course that is conducted on the campus of a high school or on the campus of a career technical education district, that is applicable to an established community college academic degree or certificate program and that is transferable to a university under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Due process hearing: means a fair and impartial administrative hearing conducted by the state educational agency by an impartial administrative law judge in accordance with federal and state law. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic or similar capabilities. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Electronic: means having electrical, digital, magnetic, optical, electromagnetic or similar capabilities. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Electronic record: means a record that is created, generated, sent, communicated, received or stored by electronic means. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Electronic-communication service: means a custodian that provides to a user the ability to send or receive an electronic communication. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Elementary grades: means kindergarten programs and grades one through eight. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Eligible students: means :

    (a) Students who are transported by or for a school district and who qualify as full-time students or fractional students, except students for whom transportation is paid by another school district or a county school superintendent, and:

    (i) For common school students, whose place of actual residence within the school district is more than one mile from the school facility of attendance or students who are admitted pursuant to section 15-816. See Arizona Laws 15-901

  • ELL: means English learners who do not speak English or whose native language is not English, who are not currently able to perform ordinary classroom work in English and who are enrolled in an English language education program pursuant to sections 15-751, 15-752 and 15-753. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Emotional disability: means a condition:

    (a) In which a child exhibits one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects the child's performance in the educational environment:

    (i) An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory or health factors. See Arizona Laws 15-761

  • enrollment: means that a pupil is currently registered in the school district. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Enterprise: means any person under the jurisdiction of the department other than a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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.
  • Estate: includes the property of the decedent, trust or other person whose affairs are subject to this title as originally constituted and as it exists from time to time during administration. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Expulsion: means the permanent withdrawal of the privilege of attending a school unless the governing board reinstates the privilege of attending the school. See Arizona Laws 15-840
  • 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.
  • Feed lot: means either of the following:

    (a) A beef cattle feed lot, or feed yard, having more than five hundred head of beef cattle at one time during the licensed year. See Arizona Laws 3-1451

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fertilizer material: means any substance or mixture of substances intended to be used for promoting or stimulating the growth of plants, increasing the productiveness of plants, improving the quality of crops or producing any chemical or physical change in the soil. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Fiduciary: means an original, additional or successor personal representative, conservator, agent, trustee or a fiduciary as defined in section 14-5651, subsection K. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Fiscal year: means the year beginning July 1 and ending June 30. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fractional student: means :

    (i) For common schools, a preschool child who is enrolled in a program for preschool children with disabilities of at least three hundred sixty minutes each week that meets at least two hundred sixteen hours over the minimum number of days or a kindergarten student who is at least five years of age before January 1 of the school year and enrolled in a school kindergarten program that meets at least three hundred fifty-six hours for a one hundred eighty-day school year, or the instructional hours prescribed in this section. See Arizona Laws 15-901

  • Full-time: means to be employed for a full school day, or its equivalent, or for a full class load, or its equivalent, as determined by the governing board. See Arizona Laws 15-501
  • Full-time student: means :

    (i) For common schools, a student who is at least six years of age before January 1 of a school year, who has not graduated from the highest grade taught in the school district and who is regularly enrolled in a course of study required by the state board of education. See Arizona Laws 15-901

  • GDP price deflator: means the average of the four implicit price deflators for the gross domestic product reported by the United States department of commerce for the four quarters of the calendar year. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Gifted education: means appropriate academic course offerings and services that are required to provide an educational program that is an integral part of the regular school day and that is commensurate with the academic abilities and potential of a gifted pupil. See Arizona Laws 15-779
  • Gifted pupil: means a child who is of lawful school age, who due to superior intellect or advanced learning ability, or both, is not afforded an opportunity for otherwise attainable progress and development in regular classroom instruction and who needs appropriate gifted education services, to achieve at levels commensurate with the child's intellect and ability. See Arizona Laws 15-779
  • Governing board: means a body organized for the government and management of the schools within a school district or a county school superintendent in the conduct of an accommodation school. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Governing board: means the governing board of a school district or a county school superintendent in the case of accommodation schools located in such a county. See Arizona Laws 15-501
  • Governmental unit: means a board, agency, department, authority, instrumentality or other unit or organization of the federal, state, county, municipal or other level of government. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Grade: means the percentage of total nitrogen, available phosphate or soluble potash stated in whole numbers in the same terms, order and percentages as in the guaranteed analysis. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Grand Canyon diploma: means a high school diploma that is offered to any student who demonstrates readiness for college level mathematics and English according to standards prescribed by an interstate compact on board examination systems, who has passing grades on an additional set of required approved board examinations in core academic courses as determined by the state board of education, including the arts, history and science, and who successfully completes a course in economics. See Arizona Laws 15-792.01
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: means a person who has qualified as a guardian of a minor or incapacitated person pursuant to testamentary or court appointment but excludes a person who is merely a guardian ad litem. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Health agency: means a local health department or similar governmental agency established pursuant to the laws of another state or country and its officers and employees. See Arizona Laws 15-871
  • Hearing impairment: means a loss of hearing acuity, as determined by evaluation pursuant to section 15-766, that interferes with the child's performance in the educational environment and requires the provision of special education and related services. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • High school district: means a political subdivision of this state offering instruction to students for grades nine through twelve or that portion of the budget of a common school district that is allocated to teaching high school subjects with permission of the state board of education. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Home school district: means the school district or charter school that the child last attended or, if the child has not previously attended a public school in this state, the school district in which the person resides who has legal custody of the child, as provided in section 15-824, subsection B. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • hospitalized: means a pupil who is capable of profiting from academic instruction but is unable to attend school due to illness, disease, accident or other health conditions, who has been examined by a competent medical doctor and who is certified by that doctor as being unable to attend regular classes for a period of not less than three school months or a pupil who is capable of profiting from academic instruction but is unable to attend school regularly due to chronic or acute health problems, who has been examined by a competent medical doctor and who is certified by that doctor as being unable to attend regular classes for intermittent periods of time totaling three school months during a school year. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Immunization: means the process of inoculation with a specific antigen to promote antibody formation in the body. See Arizona Laws 15-871
  • Immunized: means the required initial immunization and boosters or reimmunization prescribed pursuant to section 36-672. See Arizona Laws 15-871
  • Impartial administrative law judge: means an administrative law judge of the office of administrative hearings who is knowledgeable in the laws governing special education and administrative hearings. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Inadequacy of classroom performance: means the definition of inadequacy classroom performance adopted by the governing board pursuant to section 15-538. See Arizona Laws 15-501
  • Incapacitated: means lacking the ability to manage property and business affairs effectively by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, physical illness or disability, chronic use of drugs, chronic intoxication, confinement, detention by a foreign power, disappearance, minority or other disabling cause. See Arizona Laws 14-9101
  • Incapacitated person: means any person who is impaired by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, mental disorder, physical illness or disability, chronic use of drugs, chronic intoxication or other cause, except minority, to the extent that he lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate responsible decisions concerning his person. See Arizona Laws 14-5101
  • 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.
  • Individualized education program: means a written statement, as defined in 20 United States Code sections 1401 and 1412, for providing special education and related services to a child with a disability. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Individualized education program team: means a team whose task is to develop an appropriate educational program for the child and has the same meaning prescribed in 20 United States Code section 1414. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Information: means data, text, images, videos, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, databases or the like. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Insolvent: means that the value of a credit union's assets is less than its liabilities. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Insuring organization: means the national credit union administration or successor organization or any other equivalent insurer approved by the superintendent. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Intellectual disability: means a significant impairment of general intellectual functioning that exists concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior and that adversely affects the child's performance in the educational environment. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Interested person: includes any trustee, heir, devisee, child, spouse, creditor, beneficiary, person holding a power of appointment and other person who has a property right in or claim against a trust estate or the estate of a decedent, ward or protected person. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Laboratory evidence of immunity: means written evidence of serologic confirmation of the presence of specific antibodies against an immunization-preventable disease that is signed by a physician or an authorized representative of a health agency. See Arizona Laws 15-871
  • Lease: means an agreement for conveyance and possession of real or personal property. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • 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
  • Letters: includes letters testamentary, letters of guardianship, letters of administration and letters of conservatorship. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Limited property value: means the value determined pursuant to title 42, chapter 13, article 7. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Livestock: means cattle, equine, sheep, goats and swine, except feral pigs. See Arizona Laws 3-1201
  • Livestock officer: means an animal health and welfare officer, animal health and welfare inspector or investigator employed by the department. See Arizona Laws 3-1201
  • Local health department: means a local health department established pursuant to title 36, chapter 1, article 4. See Arizona Laws 15-871
  • Manufacture: means to compound, produce, granulate, mix, blend or alter the composition of fertilizer materials. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Membership share: means a balance held by a credit union and established by a member according to the standards prescribed by the credit union. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Mild intellectual disability: means performance on standard measures of intellectual and adaptive behavior between two and three standard deviations below the mean for children of the same age. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Moderate intellectual disability: means performance on standard measures of intellectual and adaptive behavior between three and four standard deviations below the mean for children of the same age. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • 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.
  • Multiple disabilities: means learning and developmental problems resulting from multiple disabilities as determined by evaluation pursuant to section 15-766 that cannot be provided for adequately in a program designed to meet the needs of children with less complex disabilities. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Multiple disabilities with severe sensory impairment: means multiple disabilities that include at least one of the following:

    (a) Severe visual impairment or severe hearing impairment in combination with another severe disability. See Arizona Laws 15-761

  • 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
  • Nonresident pupil: means a pupil who resides in this state and who is enrolled in or is seeking enrollment in a school district other than the school district in which the pupil resides. See Arizona Laws 15-816
  • Nontest: means not relating to knowledge or skills in reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, science or any other course. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Occupation: means the principal employment, paid or unpaid, of a person. See Arizona Laws 15-781
  • Official sample: means any sample of fertilizer materials taken by the associate director or the associate director's agent and designated as official by the associate director. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Online tool: means an electronic service provided by a custodian that allows the user, in an agreement distinct from the terms-of-service agreement between the custodian and user, to provide directions for disclosure or nondisclosure of digital assets to a third person. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Open enrollment: means a policy adopted and implemented by a school district governing board to allow resident transfer pupils to enroll in any school within the school district, to allow resident pupils to enroll in any school located within other school districts in this state and to allow nonresident pupils to enroll in any school within the district pursuant to section 15-816. See Arizona Laws 15-816
  • Operator: means the owner or the person having charge or control of a feed lot. See Arizona Laws 3-1451
  • Organization: means any corporation, association, partnership, society, firm, syndicate, trust or other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Orthopedic impairment: means one or more severe orthopedic impairments and includes those that are caused by congenital anomaly, disease and other causes, such as amputation or cerebral palsy, and that adversely affect a child's performance in the educational environment. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Other health impairments: means limited strength, vitality or alertness, including a heightened alertness to environmental stimuli, due to chronic or acute health problems that adversely affect a pupil's educational performance. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Out-of-home care: means the placement of a child with a disability outside of the home environment and includes twenty-four-hour residential care, group care or foster care on either a full-time or part-time basis. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parent: means the natural or adoptive parent of a child or a person who has custody of a child. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Parent: means :

    (a) Either a natural or adoptive parent of a child. See Arizona Laws 15-761

  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • percentage: means the percentage by weight. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Performance classifications: means the performance classifications adopted by the governing board. See Arizona Laws 15-501
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a group of individuals, joint venturers, a partnership, or any other business entity. See Arizona Laws 3-1451
  • Person: means an individual, an estate, a business or nonprofit entity, a public corporation, a government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Person: includes individual, partnership, association, firm or corporation. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Person: means an individual or an organization. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association or public or private organization of any kind. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Person who has custody: means a parent or legal guardian of a child, a person to whom custody of the child has been given by order of a court or a person who stands in loco parentis to the child. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Personal representative: means an executor, an administrator, a special administrator or person that performs substantially the same function under law of this state other than this chapter. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Petition: means a written request to the court for an order after notice. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Physician: means a person licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13, 17 or 29 or a person licensed to practice allopathic or osteopathic medicine under the laws of another state or country. See Arizona Laws 15-871
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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:
  • Power of attorney: means a record that grants an agent authority to act in the place of a principal. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Preschool child: means a child who is at least three years of age but who has not reached the required age for kindergarten, subject to section 15-771, subsection G. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Preschool severe delay: means performance by a preschool child on a norm-referenced test that measures more than three standard deviations below the mean for children of the same chronological age in one or more of the following areas:

    (a) Cognitive development. See Arizona Laws 15-761

  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Primary plant nutrient: means total nitrogen, available phosphate or soluble potash. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Primary property taxes: means all ad valorem taxes except for secondary property taxes. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Principal: means an individual who grants authority to an agent in a power of attorney. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Prior written notice: means written prior notice that a public educational agency is required to send to parents whenever the public educational agency proposes or refuses to initiate or change the identification, evaluation or educational placement of a child with a disability or the provision of a free appropriate public education. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Private school: means a nonpublic institution where instruction is imparted. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Proceeding: includes action at law and suit in equity. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Program improvement services: means those activities, services and functions carried out to develop, support and improve the quality of career and technical education and vocational education programs, including teacher education, curriculum, guidance and administration. See Arizona Laws 15-781
  • Protected person: means an individual for whom a conservator has been appointed. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Protected person: means a minor or any other person for whom a conservator has been appointed or any other protective order has been made. See Arizona Laws 14-5101
  • Public educational agency: means a school district, a charter school, an accommodation school, a state-supported institution or any other political subdivision of this state that is responsible for providing education to children with disabilities. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • public school: means any public institution established for the purposes of offering instruction to pupils in programs for preschool children with disabilities, kindergarten programs or any combination of elementary grades or secondary grades one through twelve. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Pupil: means a person who is eligible to receive instruction at a school and includes pre-kindergarten age children receiving either services for children with disabilities or day care on a school campus otherwise exempt from day care rules pursuant to section 36-884. See Arizona Laws 15-871
  • Qualified evaluator: means a school principal or other person who is trained to evaluate teachers and who is designated by the governing board to evaluate the school district's certificated teachers. See Arizona Laws 15-501
  • Qualifying tax rate: means the qualifying tax rate specified in section 15-971 applied to the assessed valuation used for primary property taxes. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Range: means every character of lands, enclosed or unenclosed, outside of cities and towns, upon which livestock is permitted by custom, license or permit to roam and feed. See Arizona Laws 3-1201
  • Ratite: means ostriches, emus, rheas and cassowaries. See Arizona Laws 3-1201
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and that is retrievable in perceivable form. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Regular school day: means the regularly scheduled class periods intended for instructional purposes. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Related services: means those supportive services, as defined in 20 United States Code section 1401, that are required to assist a child with a disability who is eligible to receive special education services in order for the child to benefit from special education. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Remote-computing service: means a custodian that provides to a user computer-processing services or the storage of digital assets by means of an electronic communications system, as defined in 18 United States Code section 2510(14). See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Reserves: means allocations of retained income and includes regular and special reserves and any allowances for loan losses and investment losses. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Residential special education placement: means placing a child with a disability in a public or private residential program, as provided in section 15-765, subsection G, in order to provide necessary special education and related services as specified in the child's individualized education program. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Revenue control limit: means the base revenue control limit plus the transportation revenue control limit. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • sale: includes exchange. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • School: means a public, private or parochial school that offers instruction at any level or grade through twelfth grade, except for day care facilities regulated pursuant to title 36, chapter 7. See Arizona Laws 15-871
  • School administrator: means the principal or person having general daily control and supervision of the school or that person's designee. See Arizona Laws 15-871
  • School district: means a political subdivision of this state with geographic boundaries organized for the purpose of the administration, support and maintenance of the public schools or an accommodation school. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • school meal programs: means programs under which meals are served by a public or private school on a nonprofit basis to children in attendance, including a program under which federal assistance is received. See Arizona Laws 15-1151
  • Secondary grades: means grades nine through twelve. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Secondary property taxes: means ad valorem taxes used to pay the principal of and the interest and redemption charges on any bonded indebtedness or other lawful long-term obligation issued or incurred for a specific purpose by a school district or a community college district and amounts levied pursuant to an election to exceed a budget, expenditure or tax limitation. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Share account: means a balance held by a credit union and established by a member according to this chapter, including balances designated as shares, share certificates, share draft accounts and membership shares. See Arizona Laws 6-501
  • Small isolated school district: means a school district that meets all of the following:

    (a) Has a student count of fewer than six hundred in kindergarten programs and grades one through eight or grades nine through twelve. See Arizona Laws 15-901

  • Small school district: means a school district that meets all of the following:

    (a) Has a student count of fewer than six hundred in kindergarten programs and grades one through eight or grades nine through twelve. See Arizona Laws 15-901

  • Special administrator: means a personal representative as described by sections 14-3614 through 14-3618. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Special education: means specially designed instruction that meets the unique needs of a child with a disability and that is provided without cost to the parents of the child. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Specially designed instruction: means adapting the content, methodology or delivery of instruction to address the unique needs of a child with a disability and to ensure that child's access to the general curriculum as identified in the academic standards adopted by the state board of education. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • State: means a state, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See Arizona Laws 14-9101
  • State board: means the state board of education. See Arizona Laws 15-391
  • State educational agency: means the department of education. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • Structural integrity: means the structure of all parts of the printed instructional material is kept intact to the extent feasible and as mutually agreed on by the publisher and the local educational agency. See Arizona Laws 15-731
  • Student count: means average daily membership as prescribed in this subsection for the fiscal year before the current year, except that for the purpose of budget preparation student count means average daily membership as prescribed in this subsection for the current year. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Subject: means a division or field of organized knowledge, such as English or mathematics, or a selection from an organized body of knowledge for a course or teaching unit, such as the English novel or elementary algebra. See Arizona Laws 15-101
  • Submit electronically: means submitted in a format and in a manner prescribed by the department of education. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Successor personal representative: means a personal representative, other than a special administrator, who is appointed to succeed a previously appointed personal representative. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of schools of a school district. See Arizona Laws 15-501
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Surrogate parent: means a person who has been appointed by the court or by the department of education pursuant to section 15-763. See Arizona Laws 15-761
  • suspended: means :

    (a) For a pupil attending a public school, the temporary withdrawal of the privilege of attending school pursuant to section 15-843. See Arizona Laws 15-871

  • Suspension: means the temporary withdrawal of the privilege of attending a school for a specified period of time. See Arizona Laws 15-840
  • Suspension without pay: means suspension without pay for a period of time not to exceed ten school days. See Arizona Laws 15-501
  • Tangible medium: means a medium on which information may be inscribed by writing, typing, printing or similar means and that is perceivable by reading directly from the medium on which the information is inscribed. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Terms-of-service agreement: means an agreement that controls the relationship between a user and a custodian. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • 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
  • Ton: means a net weight of two thousand pounds avoirdupois. See Arizona Laws 3-262
  • Total bus mileage: means the total number of miles driven by all buses of a school district during the school year. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Transportation revenue control limit: means the transportation revenue control limit computed as prescribed in section 15-946. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Transportation support level: means the support level for pupil transportation operating expenses as provided in section 15-945. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Trust: includes an express trust, private or charitable, with any additions, wherever and however created. See Arizona Laws 14-1201
  • Trustee: means a fiduciary with legal title to property under an agreement or declaration that creates a beneficial interest in another. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Unified school district: means a political subdivision of this state offering instruction to students in programs for preschool children with disabilities and kindergarten programs and grades one through twelve. See Arizona Laws 15-901
  • Unpaid employment: means work in recognized occupations for which there is no direct financial compensation. See Arizona Laws 15-781
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • User: means a person that has an account with a custodian. See Arizona Laws 14-13102
  • Vendor: means a person or entity that offers printed or nonprinted instructional materials for commercial sale to a school district and other public schools. See Arizona Laws 15-731
  • Vocational and technical preparation: means an organized set of specialized courses which is directly related to the preparation of persons for occupations that normally do not require a baccalaureate or advanced degree for paid or unpaid employment or advancement and which is designed in total to provide a pupil with sufficient skills for entry into an occupation. See Arizona Laws 15-781