Sections
Article 1 Mortgage Brokers 6-901 – 6-913
Article 2 Mortgage Bankers 6-941 – 6-949
Article 3 Commercial Mortgage Bankers 6-971 – 6-985
Article 4 Loan Originators 6-991 – 6-991.22

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 6 > Chapter 9

  • Act: means a bodily movement. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Advertisement: means information or materials, other than nonpaid social media messages, that are mailed, e-mailed, posted, distributed, published, displayed, delivered, broadcasted or placed in a communication medium and that are for the purpose of influencing an election. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • 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.
  • Affiliate: means any organization that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a corporation, limited liability company or labor organization. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Affiliate: means an entity which directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the entity specified. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Affiliate: means an entity which directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the entity specified. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Affiliate: means an entity that directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the specified entity. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency web site: means an agency owned, operated or funded web site connected to the internet and includes web sites accessed through the "Arizona@yourservice" portal. See Arizona Laws 18-201
  • Agency website: means a website that is connected to the internet and that is owned, operated or funded by a local government. See Arizona Laws 18-301
  • Agent: means any person who has actual authority, either express or implied, to represent or make decisions on behalf of another person. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • ALIRT agreement: means the Arizona livestock incident response team agreement established between the department and a university under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • 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.
  • Angling: means the taking of fish by one line and not to exceed two hooks, by one line and one artificial lure, which may have attached more than one hook, or by one line and not to exceed two artificial flies or lures. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Animal food manufacturer: means any person engaged in the business of manufacturing or processing animal food derived wholly or in part from carcasses or parts or products of the carcasses of poultry. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • aquaculture facility: means the controlled propagation, growth and harvest of aquatic animals or plants, including fish, amphibians, shellfish, mollusks, crustaceans, algae and vascular plants. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Aquatic products: means aquatic animals and plants, or their by-products, that are produced, grown, managed, harvested or marketed. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Aquatic wildlife: means amphibians, fish, mollusks, crustaceans and soft shelled turtles found in a state of nature. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assistant director: means the assistant director of the office of agricultural safety in the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-3101
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the division. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Associate director: means the associate director of the animal services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-2661
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Bag limit: means the maximum limit, in number or amount, of wildlife that may lawfully be taken by any one person during a specified period of time. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Best effort: means that a committee treasurer or treasurer's agent makes at least one written effort, including an attempt by e-mail, text message, private message through social media or other similar communication, or at least one oral effort that is documented in writing to identify the contributor of an incomplete contribution. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Bonds: means bonds issued by the commission pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 17-281
  • Branch: means any banking office other than the principal banking office. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Brand: means the term, design or trademark and other specific designation under which an individual commercial feed is distributed in this state. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Bribe: means anything of value or advantage, present or prospective, asked, offered, given, accepted or promised with a corrupt intent to influence, unlawfully, the person to whom it is given in that person's action, vote or opinion, in any public or official capacity. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Broker: means a person engaged in the business of buying or selling carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat or meat food products of livestock on commission or otherwise negotiating purchases or sales of such articles other than for his own account or as an employee of another person. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Budget unit: means a department, commission, board, institution or other agency of the state receiving, expending or disbursing state funds or incurring obligations of the state including the Arizona board of regents but excluding the universities under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents, the community college districts and the legislative or judicial branches. See Arizona Laws 18-101
  • Calendar quarter: means a period of three consecutive calendar months ending on March 31, June 30, September 30 or December 31. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Candidate: means an individual who receives contributions or makes expenditures or who gives consent to another person to receive contributions or make expenditures on behalf of that individual in connection with the candidate's nomination, election or retention for any public office. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Candidate committee: includes the candidate. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Clerical or support duties: means duties subsequent to the receipt of a residential mortgage loan application, including both of the following:

    (a) The receipt, collection, distribution and analysis of information common for the processing or underwriting of a residential mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-991

  • Closed season: means the time during which wildlife may not be lawfully taken. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Commercial feed: means all materials, except whole seeds unmixed or physically altered entire unmixed seeds, that are distributed for use as feed or for mixing in feed. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Commercial mortgage banker: means a person who engages in the following:

    (a) Originating commercial mortgage loans. See Arizona Laws 6-971

  • Commercial mortgage broker: means a person who for compensation or in the expectation of compensation either directly or indirectly makes, negotiates or offers to make or negotiate a commercial mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Commercial mortgage loan: means a loan that is directly or indirectly secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on commercial property and that is created with the consent of the owner of the commercial property. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Commercial mortgage loan: means a loan that is directly or indirectly secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on commercial property and created with the consent of the owner of the commercial property. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Commercial mortgage loan closing: means the day by which all documents relating to the commercial mortgage loan have been executed and recorded and all monies have been accounted for under the terms of the escrow instructions. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Commercial property: means real estate that is located in this state and that is not used for a one to four family residence. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Commission: means the Arizona game and fish commission. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Committee: means a candidate committee, a political action committee or a political party. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Committee: means the information technology authorization committee. See Arizona Laws 18-101
  • Community supervision: means that portion of a felony sentence that is imposed by the court pursuant to section 13-603, subsection I and that is served in the community after completing a period of imprisonment or served in prison in accordance with section 41-1604. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Compensation: means anything of value or any benefit, including points, commissions, bonuses, referral fees, loan origination fees and other similar fees but excluding periodic interest resulting from the application of the note rate of interest to the outstanding principal balance remaining unpaid from time to time. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Compensation: means anything of value or any benefit including points, commissions, bonuses, referral fees, loan origination fees and other similar fees but excluding periodic interest resulting from the application of the note rate of interest to the outstanding principal balance remaining unpaid from time to time. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Compensation: means anything of value or any benefit including points, commissions, bonuses, referral fees, loan origination fees and other similar fees but excluding periodic interest resulting from the application of the note rate of interest to the outstanding principal balance remaining unpaid from time to time. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Computer software: means a sequence of instructions that is written in any programming language and that is executed on a computer and does not include a web page or data components of web pages that are not executable independently of the web page. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Condemned: means the carcass, the viscera, parts of carcasses, meat, meat by-product or meat food products, so marked or identified, is unsound, unhealthful, unwholesome or otherwise unfit for human food, or an animal which has been inspected and found to be in a dying condition or affected with any other condition or disease that would require condemnation of its carcass. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Conduct: means an act or omission and its accompanying culpable mental state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Consumer lender: means a person who is licensed pursuant to chapter 5 of this title. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Container: means any restrictive enclosure used to contain aquatic products for handling, packing or shipping. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Contribution: means any money, advance, deposit or other thing of value that is made to a person for the purpose of influencing an election. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Control: means to possess, directly or indirectly, the power to direct or to cause the direction of the management or policies of another organization, whether through voting power, ownership, contract or otherwise. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • coordination: means the coordination of an expenditure as prescribed by section 16-922. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Court: means the supreme court, the court of appeals, the superior court, a court that is inferior to the superior court and a justice court. See Arizona Laws 18-551
  • Crime: means a misdemeanor or a felony. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Criminal street gang: means an ongoing formal or informal association of persons in which members or associates individually or collectively engage in the commission, attempted commission, facilitation or solicitation of any felony act and that has at least one individual who is a criminal street gang member. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Crop: means any industrial hemp that is grown under a single industrial hemp license issued by the department. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Cross-country: means travel over the countryside other than by road. See Arizona Laws 17-451
  • Customer-formula feed: means a mixture of commercial feed or feed materials, or both, each batch of which is mixed according to the specific instructions of the final purchaser. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Damage: means any significant impairment to the integrity or availability of data, computer software, a system or information. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Dangerous instrument: means anything that under the circumstances in which it is used, attempted to be used or threatened to be used is readily capable of causing death or serious physical injury. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Dangerous offense: means an offense involving the discharge, use or threatening exhibition of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or the intentional or knowing infliction of serious physical injury on another person. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Deadly weapon: means anything designed for lethal use, including a firearm. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Department: means the Arizona game and fish department. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Department: means the department of administration. See Arizona Laws 18-101
  • Department: means the department of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Depose: includes every manner of written statement under oath or affirmation. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Device: means any net, trap, snare, salt lick, scaffold, deadfall, pit, explosive, poison or stupefying substance, crossbow, firearm, bow and arrow, or other implement used for taking wildlife. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 18-101
  • Disability: means a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities and includes having a record of or being regarded as having such an impairment. See Arizona Laws 18-131
  • Disaster recovery: means the measures required to mitigate the loss of information technology capability. See Arizona Laws 18-101
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply commercial feeds or customer-formula feeds, but does not include or apply to any feeds supplied for consumption on the premises of the supplier. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • District office: means an elected office established or organized pursuant to title 15 or 48. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Division: means the animal services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Division: means the environmental services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Division: means the animal services division of the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Earmarked: means a designation, instruction or encumbrance between the transferor of a contribution and a transferee that requires the transferee to make a contribution to a clearly identified candidate. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Economic loss: means any loss incurred by a person as a result of the commission of an offense. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Election: means any election for any ballot measure in this state or any candidate election during a primary, general, recall, special or runoff election for any office in this state other than a federal office and a political party office prescribed by chapter 5, article 2 of this title. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Election cycle: means the two-year period beginning on January 1 in the year after a statewide general election and ending on December 31 in the year of a statewide general election or, for cities and towns, the two-year period beginning on the first day of the calendar quarter after the calendar quarter in which the city's or town's second, runoff or general election is scheduled and ending on the last day of the calendar quarter in which the city's or town's immediately following second, runoff or general election is scheduled, however that election is designated by the city or town. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Electronic mail message: means a message sent to a unique destination that consists of a unique user name or mailbox and a reference to an internet domain, whether or not displayed, and to which an electronic mail message can be sent or delivered. See Arizona Laws 18-541
  • Electronic or information technology: means all electronic information processing hardware and software, including telecommunications and any electronic information equipment or interconnected system that is used in acquiring, storing, manipulating, managing, moving, controlling, displaying, switching, interchanging, transmitting and receiving data or information, including audio, graphics and text. See Arizona Laws 18-131
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee: means an individual who is entitled to compensation for labor or services performed for the individual's employer. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Employee: means any person performing agricultural services for an employer. See Arizona Laws 3-3101
  • Employer: means any person that pays compensation to and directs the labor or services of any individual in the course of employment. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Employer: means any individual or type of organization, including this state and its political subdivisions, which has in its employ one or more individuals performing agricultural services for it in employment, including self-employed persons. See Arizona Laws 3-3101
  • Enforcement officer: means the attorney general or the county, city or town attorney with authority to collect fines or issue penalties with respect to a given election pursuant to section 16-938. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Enterprise: includes any corporation, association, labor union or other legal entity. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Enterprise: means any person under the jurisdiction of the department other than a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Entity: means a corporation, limited liability company, labor organization, partnership, trust, association, organization, joint venture, cooperative, unincorporated organization or association or other organized group that consists of more than one individual. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • establishment: means a house or place in which horses, asses, mules, burros, cows, sheep or goats are slaughtered, packed or processed. See Arizona Laws 3-2691
  • Establishment: means a mobile or stationary building, plant, vehicle or structure where meat or meat food products are slaughtered or processed or offered for sale. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Excess contribution: means a contribution that exceeds the applicable contribution limits for a particular election. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Expenditure: means any purchase, payment or other thing of value that is made by a person for the purpose of influencing an election. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Falconry: means the sport of hunting or taking quarry with a trained raptor. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • 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 poultry products inspection act: means the act so entitled approved August 28, 1957 (71 Stat. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • 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
  • Fee fishing: means removing aquatic animals by any harvesting method from a privately controlled body of water as authorized by a direct or indirect payment of a fee. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Feed ingredient: means each of the constituent materials making up a commercial feed. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Felony: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Filing officer: means the secretary of state or the county, city or town officer in charge of elections for that jurisdiction who accepts statements and reports for those elections pursuant to section 16-928. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Financial institution: means banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations, credit unions, consumer lenders, international banking facilities and financial institution holding companies under the jurisdiction of the department. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Firearm: means any loaded or unloaded handgun, pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun or other weapon that will or is designed to or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of expanding gases, except that it does not include a firearm in permanently inoperable condition. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Firewall: means a written policy that precludes one person from sharing information with another person. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fishing: means to lure, attract or pursue aquatic wildlife in such a manner that the wildlife may be captured or killed. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • 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
  • Fresh meat: means meat of a horse, mule, ass, burro, cow, sheep or goat, and includes any product containing any such meat. See Arizona Laws 3-2691
  • Fur dealer: means any person engaged in the business of buying for resale the raw pelts or furs of wild mammals. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Game and fish facilities purpose: means :

    (a) Construction of game and fish facilities. See Arizona Laws 17-281

  • Game and fish facility: means any real property, fixtures, furnishings and equipment that the commission deems appropriate to carry out this title, including the preservation or propagation of wildlife and the preservation or development of habitat. See Arizona Laws 17-281
  • Garbage: means waste consisting in whole or in part of animal waste resulting from handling, preparing, cooking and consuming of foods, including the offal from animal or poultry carcasses or parts thereof. See Arizona Laws 3-2661
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Government: means the state, any political subdivision of the state or any department, agency, board, commission, institution or governmental instrumentality of or within the state or political subdivision. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Governmental agency: means :

    (a) Any board, commission, department or other administrative unit of this state established by the Constitution of Arizona or by enactment of the legislature and includes the legislature, the courts and the governor. See Arizona Laws 18-521

  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: includes every person from or by whom an estate or interest in real property passes, in or by a deed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Grower: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that propagates industrial hemp under this article and rules and orders adopted by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Guide: means a person who does any of the following:

    (a) Advertises for guiding services. See Arizona Laws 17-101

  • Harvester: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to harvest industrial hemp for a licensed grower. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Hemp products: means all products made from industrial hemp, including cloth, cordage, fiber, fuel, grain, paint, paper, construction materials, plastics and by-products derived from sterile hemp seed or hemp seed oil. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Hemp seed: means any viable cannabis sativa L. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Historical prior felony conviction: means :

    (a) Any prior felony conviction for which the offense of conviction either:

    (i) Mandated a term of imprisonment except for a violation of chapter 34 of this title involving a drug below the threshold amount. See Arizona Laws 3-1703

  • identify: means :

    (a) For an individual, the individual's first and last name, residence location or street address and occupation and the name of the individual's primary employer. See Arizona Laws 16-901

  • Identifying information: means an individual's piece of information that can be used to access an individual's financial accounts or to obtain goods or services and that includes an individual's:

    (a) Social security number. See Arizona Laws 18-541

  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, stepparent, stepchild or stepsibling whether related by adoption or blood. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • In-kind contribution: means a contribution of goods, services or anything of value that is provided without charge or at less than the usual and normal charge. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Incomplete contribution: means any contribution that is received by a committee for which the contributor's complete identification has not been obtained. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Independent expenditure: means an expenditure by a person, other than a candidate committee, that complies with both of the following:

    (a) Expressly advocates the election or defeat of a clearly identified candidate. See Arizona Laws 16-901

  • 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.
  • Individual: means a resident of this state who has a principal mailing address in this state as reflected in the records of the person conducting business in this state at the time of the breach. See Arizona Laws 18-551
  • Industrial hemp: means the plant cannabis sativa L. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Industrial hemp site: means the location in which a grower, harvester, transporter or processor possesses a crop, a harvested crop or hemp seed. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Information technology: means all computerized and auxiliary automated information processing, telecommunications and related technology, including hardware, software, vendor support and related services, equipment and projects. See Arizona Laws 18-101
  • Institutional investor: means a person who in the regular course of business makes commercial mortgage loans of more than two hundred fifty thousand dollars that are funded exclusively from the institutional investor's own resources. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Insurance producer: means a person that:

    (a) Is required to be licensed to sell, solicit or negotiate insurance. See Arizona Laws 16-901

  • intensive probation: means a program established pursuant to this chapter of highly structured and closely supervised probation which emphasizes the payment of restitution. See Arizona Laws 3-2902
  • Intentionally deceptive: means any of the following:

    (a) By means of an intentionally and materially false or fraudulent statement. See Arizona Laws 18-501

  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Internet: means the global information system that is logically linked together by a globally unique address space based on the internet protocol, or its subsequent extensions, and that is able to support communications using the transmission control protocol or internet protocol suite, or its subsequent extensions, or other internet protocol compatible protocols, and that provides, uses or makes accessible, either publicly or privately, high level services layered on the communications and related infrastructure described in this paragraph. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Internet: means collectively the myriad of computer and telecommunications facilities, including equipment and operating software, that comprise the interconnected worldwide network of networks that employ the transmission control protocol or internet protocol, or any predecessor or successor protocols to such protocol, to communicate information of all kinds by wire or radio. See Arizona Laws 18-541
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Intrastate commerce: means commerce within this state. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Investor: means a person who lends or invests money in mortgage loans. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Investor: means a person who directly or indirectly provides monies to a commercial mortgage banker that are, or are intended to be, used to make a loan, and any person who purchases a loan, or any interest in a loan, from a commercial mortgage banker or in a transaction that has been directly or indirectly arranged or negotiated by a commercial mortgage banker. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Itemized: means that each contribution received or expenditure made is set forth separately. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • 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.
  • Judgment: means either:

    (a) A final judgment in a court of competent jurisdiction. See Arizona Laws 6-991

  • Judgment debtor: means any defendant under this article who is the subject of a judgment. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Knowingly: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter on or affixed to the container in which a commercial feed is distributed, or on the invoice or delivery slip with which a commercial feed or customer-formula feed is distributed. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers or accompanying such article. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Labor organization: means any employee representation organization that exists for the purpose of dealing with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours of employment or other conditions of employment. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Legislative office: means the office of representative in the state house of representatives or senator in the state senate. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • License: means the authorization that is granted by the department to propagate, harvest, transport or process industrial hemp in this state under this article and rules and orders adopted by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • License year: means the twelve-month period between January 1 and December 31, inclusive, or a different twelve-month period as prescribed by the commission by rule. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Licensee: means a person who is licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-971
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Loan processor or underwriter: means an individual who performs clerical or support duties as an employee at the direction of and subject to the supervision and instruction of a person who is licensed or who is exempt from licensure under article 1 or 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Local government: means :

    (a) A county, city or town with a population of more than twenty-five hundred persons. See Arizona Laws 18-301

  • Lot: means one or more consolidated containers identified as a single item or unit. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Mega PAC status: means official recognition that a political action committee has received contributions from five hundred or more individuals in amounts of ten dollars or more in the four-year period immediately before application to the secretary of state. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Minor children: means persons under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Mortgage banker: means a person who is not exempt under section 6-942 and who for compensation or in the expectation of compensation either directly or indirectly makes, negotiates or offers to make or negotiate a mortgage banking loan or a mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Mortgage banker: means a person who is licensed pursuant to article 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Mortgage banking loan: means a loan which is funded exclusively from the mortgage banker's own resources, which is directly or indirectly secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on real estate located in this state and which is created with the consent of the owner of the real property. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Mortgage banking loan closing: means the day by which all documents relating to the mortgage banking loan or mortgage loan have been executed and recorded and all monies have been accounted for. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Mortgage broker: means a person who is not exempt under section 6-902 and who for compensation or in the expectation of compensation either directly or indirectly makes, negotiates or offers to make or negotiate a mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Mortgage broker: means a person who is licensed pursuant to article 1 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Mortgage loan: means a loan secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on real estate located in this state created with the consent of the owner of the real estate. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Mortgage loan: means any loan, other than a mortgage banking loan, secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on real estate located in this state and created with the consent of the owner of the real estate. See Arizona Laws 6-941
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgage loan closing: means the day by which all documents relating to the mortgage loan have been executed and recorded and all monies have been accounted for under the terms of the escrow instructions. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • 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
  • Nighttime: means the period between sunset and sunrise. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nominee: means a candidate who prevails in a primary election for partisan office and includes the nominee's candidate committee. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Office: means the office of agricultural safety in the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-3101
  • Official establishment: means any establishment as determined by the division at which inspection of the slaughter of poultry or the processing of poultry products is maintained. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Official sample: means any sample of feed taken by the director or the director's agent and designated as official. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Open season: means the time during which wildlife may be lawfully taken. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • 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.
  • own resources: means any of the following:

    (a) Cash, corporate capital, warehouse credit lines at commercial banks, savings banks or savings and loan associations or other sources that are liability items on the mortgage banker's financial statements for which its assets are pledged. See Arizona Laws 6-941

  • Own resources: means any of the following:

    (a) Cash, corporate capital, warehouse credit lines at commercial banks, savings banks or savings and loan associations or other sources that are liability items on the person's financial statements. See Arizona Laws 6-971

  • Owner: means the person in possession of and legally entitled to dispose of aquatic products. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Owner or operator: means the owner or lessee of a computer or someone using the computer with the owner's or lessee's authorization. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Peace officer: means any person vested by law with a duty to maintain public order and make arrests and includes a constable. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • percentage: means percentage by weight. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, group, company, society or association. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Person: means an individual or a candidate, nominee, committee, corporation, limited liability company, labor organization, partnership, trust, association, organization, joint venture, cooperative or unincorporated organization or association. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company or other organization or any combination of these entities. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other business unit. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, association or agent. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Person: means the state, any municipality, political subdivision, institution, public or private corporation, individual partnership or other entity. See Arizona Laws 3-2661
  • Personal monies: means any of the following:

    (a) Assets to which the individual or individual's spouse has either legal title or an equitable interest. See Arizona Laws 16-901

  • Personally identifiable information: means any of the following with respect to an individual who is an owner or operator of a computer:

    (a) First name or first initial in combination with last name. See Arizona Laws 18-501

  • Petty offense: means an offense for which a sentence of a fine only is authorized by law. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Physical injury: means the impairment of physical condition. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • 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.
  • Political action committee: means an entity that is required to register as a political action committee pursuant to section 16-905. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Political party: means a committee that meets the requirements for recognition as a political party pursuant to chapter 5 of this title. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Possess: means knowingly to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Possession: means a voluntary act if the defendant knowingly exercised dominion or control over property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Possession limit: means the maximum limit, in number or amount of wildlife, that may be possessed at one time by any one person. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Poultry: means any domesticated bird, whether live or dead, and includes chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, guineas, ratites and squabs. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Poultry product: means any poultry carcass, or part thereof, or any product which is made wholly or in part from any poultry carcass or part thereof, excepting products which contain poultry ingredients only in a relatively small proportion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the poultry food industry, and which are exempted by the director from definition as a poultry product under such conditions as the director may prescribe to assure that the poultry ingredients in such products are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as poultry products. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Poultry products broker: means any person engaged in the business of buying or selling poultry products on commission or otherwise negotiating purchases or sales of such articles other than for the person's own account or as an employee of another person. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • 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 purpose: means an entity's predominant purpose. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • prior felony conviction: includes any offense committed outside the jurisdiction of this state that was punishable by that jurisdiction as a felony. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Processed: means slaughtered, canned, salted, stuffed, rendered, boned, cut up or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • Processor: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to receive industrial hemp for processing into hemp products or hemp seed. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • projects: means a project for selection, restoration, rehabilitation or improvement of areas of land or water adaptable as feeding, resting or breeding places for wildlife or fish, and includes acquisition by purchase, lease or gift of the property or interest therein as may be suitable or capable of being made suitable therefor, and the construction of such works as may be necessary to efficient administration of wildlife resources, and such preliminary or incidental expenses as may be incurred in and about the project. See Arizona Laws 17-401
  • Property: means anything of value, tangible or intangible. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Prosecution agency: means the attorney general, a county attorney or a municipal prosecutor. See Arizona Laws 18-551
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • range: means a permanently located and improved area that is designed and operated for the use of rifles, shotguns, pistols, silhouettes, skeet, trap, black powder or any other similar sport shooting in an outdoor environment. See Arizona Laws 17-601
  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act: Federal law that, among other things, requires lenders to provide "good faith" estimates of settlement costs and make other disclosures regarding the mortgage loan. RESPA also limits the amount of funds held in escrow for real estate taxes and insurance. Source: OCC
  • Recklessly: means , with respect to a result or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware of and consciously disregards a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the result will occur or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Recognized hazard: means an unsafe or unhealthful condition or practice recognized as such with respect to the standard of knowledge in the industry. See Arizona Laws 3-3101
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Registered loan originator: means any individual who is both of the following:

    (a) A loan originator who is registered with and maintains a unique identifier through the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P. See Arizona Laws 6-991

  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Renderer: means any person engaged in the business of rendering carcasses or parts or products of the carcasses of poultry, except rendering conducted under inspection or exemption under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 3-2151
  • residential mortgage loan: means a loan for personal family or household use that is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust or other equivalent consensual security interest on a dwelling, as defined in the truth in lending act (15 United States Code section 1602(v)), or residential real estate on which a dwelling is constructed or intended to be constructed. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Residential mortgage loan servicer: means any person who does either of the following:

    (a) On behalf of the noteholder, collects or receives payments, including payments of principal, interest, escrow monies and other monies due, on obligations due and owing to the noteholder pursuant to a residential mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-991

  • Resolution: means any resolution adopted by the commission and any trust indenture or other agreement executed by the commission pursuant to a resolution. See Arizona Laws 17-281
  • Restaurant: means any person who cooks or otherwise prepares and serves meat or meat food products for consumption by the ultimate consumer. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Restoration acts: means the Pittman-Robertson federal aid in wildlife restoration act found in 50 Stat. See Arizona Laws 17-401
  • Retention: means the election process by which a superior court judge, appellate court judge or supreme court justice is retained in office as prescribed by article VI, section 38 or 40, Constitution of Arizona. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Road: means any maintained right-of-way for public conveyance. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Rule: means a written rule of agricultural safety and health governing places of agricultural employment which is adopted pursuant to section 3-3106 or 3-3108, exclusive of standards. See Arizona Laws 3-3101
  • sale: includes exchange. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the interior of the United States, or any officer or agency of the United States authorized to administer the restoration acts. See Arizona Laws 17-401
  • Security incident: means an event that creates reasonable suspicion that a person's information systems or computerized data may have been compromised or that measures put in place to protect the person's information systems or computerized data may have failed. See Arizona Laws 18-551
  • Separate segregated fund: means a fund established by a corporation, limited liability company, labor organization or partnership that is required to register as a political action committee. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Serious physical injury: includes physical injury that creates a reasonable risk of death, or that causes serious and permanent disfigurement, serious impairment of health or loss or protracted impairment of the function of any bodily organ or limb. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Slaughter: means to kill cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines and to prepare the carcasses or parts of carcasses for human consumption. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Slaughterer: means any person who slaughters cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines in a slaughtering establishment and prepares the carcasses or parts of carcasses for human consumption. See Arizona Laws 3-2001
  • Social media messages: means forms of communication, including internet sites for social networking or blogging, through which users create a personal profile and participate in online communities to share information, ideas and personal messages. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Sponsor: means any person that establishes, administers or contributes financial support to the administration of a political action committee or that has common or overlapping membership or officers with that political action committee. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Standard: means any agricultural safety and health standard which has been adopted and promulgated by a nationally recognized standards-producing organization or the federal government and has the same meaning as and includes the term "code". See Arizona Laws 3-3101
  • Standing committee: means a political action committee or political party that is active in more than one reporting jurisdiction in this state and that files a statement of organization in a format prescribed by the secretary of state. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • State government: means any department, commission, board, institution or other agency of the state organization receiving, expending or disbursing state funds or incurring obligations against the state. See Arizona Laws 18-301
  • Statewide: means all lands except those areas lying within the boundaries of state and federal refuges, parks and monuments, unless specifically provided differently by commission order. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Statewide office: means the office of governor, secretary of state, state treasurer, attorney general, superintendent of public instruction, corporation commissioner or mine inspector. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Supervisor: means the supervisor of aquaculture or the supervisor's authorized representative. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Surplus monies: means those monies of a terminating committee that remain after all of the committee's expenditures have been made, all debts have been extinguished and the committee ceases accepting contributions. See Arizona Laws 16-901
  • Take: means pursuing, shooting, hunting, fishing, trapping, killing, capturing, snaring or netting wildlife or the placing or using of any net or other device or trap in a manner that may result in the capturing or killing of wildlife. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Taxidermist: means any person who engages for hire in the mounting, refurbishing, maintaining, restoring or preserving of any display specimen. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • 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
  • Ton: means a net weight of two thousand pounds avoirdupois. See Arizona Laws 3-2601
  • Transmit: means to transfer, send or make available computer software, or any component of computer software, via the internet or any other medium, including local area networks of computers, any other nonwire transmission and a disk or other data storage device. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Transporter: means a person that transports live aquatic animals or plants to persons who are licensed to resell, process or stock aquatic animals or plants. See Arizona Laws 3-2901
  • Transporter: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to transport industrial hemp for a licensed grower to a processor. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • trapping: means taking wildlife in any manner except with a gun or other implement in hand. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Trophy: means :

    (a) A mule deer buck with at least four points on one antler, not including the eye-guard point. See Arizona Laws 17-101

  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Unique identifier: means the number assigned to the loan originator by the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry or its successor or as the term is used under the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Vehicle: means a device in, upon or by which any person or property is, may be or could have been transported or drawn upon a highway, waterway or airway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • 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.
  • Web page: means a location with respect to the worldwide web that has a single uniform resource locator or other single location with respect to the internet. See Arizona Laws 18-541
  • Wild: means , in reference to mammals and birds, those species that are normally found in a state of nature. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Wildlife: means all wild mammals, wild birds and the nests or eggs thereof, reptiles, amphibians, mollusks, crustaceans and fish, including their eggs or spawn. See Arizona Laws 17-101
  • Wilfully: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 1-215