Sections
Article 1 General Procedures for Delinquency and Incorrigibility Proceedings 8-301 – 8-309
Article 2 Delinquency and Alcohol Offense Complaints and Hearings 8-321 – 8-328
Article 3 Disposition and Committment 8-341 – 8-350.02
Article 4 Juvenile Intensive Probation 8-351 – 8-358
Article 5 Interstate Compact for Juveniles 8-361 – 8-365
Article 6 Educational Rehabilitation 8-371
Article 7 Victims’ Rights for Juvenile Offenses 8-381 – 8-422

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 8 > Chapter 3

  • Abandoned mine: means a mine where mining operations have been permanently terminated or the operator has complied with section 27-303, subsection C or for which no owner, operator or other claimant of record can be located for a deserted mine site. See Arizona Laws 27-301
  • Abuse: means the infliction or allowing of physical injury, impairment of bodily function or disfigurement or the infliction of or allowing another person to cause serious emotional damage as evidenced by severe anxiety, depression, withdrawal or untoward aggressive behavior and which emotional damage is diagnosed by a medical doctor or psychologist and is caused by the acts or omissions of an individual who has the care, custody and control of a child. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Accused: means a juvenile who is referred to juvenile court for committing a delinquent act. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Accuser: means a person who signs and swears to charges, a person who directs that charges nominally be signed and sworn to by another and any other person who has an interest other than an official interest in the prosecution of the accused. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Acquisition of control: means any transaction whereby a person obtains, directly or indirectly, control of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Administer: means to apply, inject or facilitate the inhalation or ingestion of a substance to the body of a person. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Adult: means a person who is eighteen years of age or older. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Adult court: means the appropriate justice court, municipal court or criminal division of the superior court that has jurisdiction to hear proceedings concerning offenses committed by juveniles as provided in sections 8-327 and 13-501. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • advertisement: means any message in any medium that offers or solicits any person to engage in sexual conduct in this state. See Arizona Laws 5-1107
  • 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.
  • Advisory board: means the advisory board of the sports authority. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Aggregate: means cinders, crushed rock or stone, decomposed granite, gravel, pumice, pumicite and sand. See Arizona Laws 27-441
  • Aggregate mining: means clearing, covering or moving land using mechanized earth-moving equipment on privately owned property for aggregate development and production purposes, including ancillary aggregate finished product activities. See Arizona Laws 27-441
  • Aggregate mining facility: means property that is owned, operated or managed by the same person for aggregate mining. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Aggregate mining unit: means an individual portion of an aggregate mining facility that encompasses one or more surface disturbances. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Alcohol: means any substance containing any form of alcohol, including ethanol, methanol, propynol and isopropynol. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • All-terrain vehicle: means either of the following:

    (a) A motor vehicle that satisfies all of the following:

    (i) Is designed primarily for recreational nonhighway all-terrain travel. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alternative fuel: means :

    (a) Electricity. See Arizona Laws 1-215

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appellate proceeding: means any contested matter before the state court of appeals, the state supreme court, a federal court of appeals or the United States supreme court. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • apprehension: means taking a person into custody. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • 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
  • Arizona refinery business: means a firm which markets in this state the product refined from royalty oil purchased under this article and which either owns and controls an oil refinery located within this state or is an Arizona corporation which owns an oil refinery in the United States located within one hundred miles of this state. See Arizona Laws 27-551
  • Arrest: means the restraint of a person by an order, not imposed as a punishment for an offense, directing the person to remain within certain specified limits. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Arrest: means the actual custodial restraint or temporary custody of a person. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authority: means the tourism and sports authority. See Arizona Laws 5-801
  • Authority: means a sports authority established pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Authority board: means the governing board of the sports authority. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Authorized emergency vehicle: means any of the following:

    (a) A fire department vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Autocycle: means a three-wheeled motorcycle on which the driver and passengers ride in a fully or partially enclosed seating area that is equipped with a roll cage, safety belts for each occupant and antilock brakes and that is designed to be controlled with a steering wheel and pedals. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • 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
  • Automotive recycler: means a person that is engaged in the business of buying or acquiring a motor vehicle solely for the purpose of dismantling, selling or otherwise disposing of the parts or accessories and that removes parts for resale from six or more vehicles in a calendar year. See Arizona Laws 28-101; Version 2
  • Aviation fuel: means all flammable liquids composed of a mixture of selected hydrocarbons expressly manufactured and blended for the purpose of effectively and efficiently operating an internal combustion engine for use in an aircraft but does not include fuel for jet or turbine powered aircraft. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Bank: means a corporation that holds a banking permit issued pursuant to chapter 2 of this title. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Banking office: means any place of business of the bank at which deposits are received, checks are paid or money is loaned but does not include the premises used for computer operations, proofing, record keeping, accounting, storage, maintenance or other administrative or service functions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Benefit: means anything of value or advantage, present or prospective. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Bicycle: means a device, including a racing wheelchair, that is propelled by human power and on which a person may ride and that has either:

    (a) Two tandem wheels, either of which is more than sixteen inches in diameter. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Board: means the transportation board. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Board: means the board of directors of the authority. See Arizona Laws 5-801
  • Board: means the Arizona state board of pharmacy. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Board of directors: means the county board of supervisors serving as the board of directors of the district. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Bond: means any obligation authorized and issued pursuant to this article, including:

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

  • Bond related expenses: means any expenses incurred by the authority to issue and administer its bonds including underwriting fees and costs, trustee fees, financial consultant fees, printing and advertising costs, paying agent fees, transfer agent fees, legal, accounting, feasibility consultant and other professional fees and expenses, credit enhancement fees, attorney and accounting fees and expenses related to credit enhancement, bond insurance or liquidity enhancement, remarketing fees, rating agency fees and costs, travel and telephone expenses and all other fees considered necessary by the authority in order to market and administer the bonds. See Arizona Laws 5-861
  • Bond related expenses: means any expenses incurred by the authority for issuing and administering its bonds, including underwriting fees and costs, trustee fees, financial consultant fees, printing and advertising costs, paying agent fees, transfer agent fees, legal, accounting, feasibility consultant and other professional fees and expenses, credit enhancement fees, attorney and accounting fees and expenses related to credit enhancement, bond insurance or liquidity enhancement, remarketing fees, rating agency fees and costs, travel and telephone expenses and all other fees considered necessary by the authority board in order to market and administer the bonds. See Arizona Laws 5-1161
  • Bonds: means the bonds of the authority issued pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 5-861
  • Branch: means any banking office other than the principal banking office. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Bribe: means anything of value or advantage, present or prospective, asked, offered, given, accepted or promised with a corrupt intent to influence, unlawfully, the person to whom it is given in that person's action, vote or opinion, in any public or official capacity. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Bus: means a motor vehicle designed for carrying sixteen or more passengers, including the driver. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Business district: means the territory contiguous to and including a highway if there are buildings in use for business or industrial purposes within any six hundred feet along the highway, including hotels, banks or office buildings, railroad stations and public buildings that occupy at least three hundred feet of frontage on one side or three hundred feet collectively on both sides of the highway. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Calendar year: means three hundred sixty-five days' actual time served without release, suspension or commutation of sentence, probation, pardon or parole, work furlough or release from confinement on any other basis. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Candidate: means a candidate of the Arizona military academy. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Casinghead gas: means any gas or vapor indigenous to an oil stratum and produced from such stratum with oil. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Certificate of clearance: means a permit approved and issued or registered by the commission for transportation or delivery of oil, gas or oil and gas products. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Certificate of compliance: means a certificate issued by the commission prior to connection of an oil or gas well with a pipeline, showing compliance with the conservation laws of this state and conservation rules and orders of the commission. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Certificate of ownership: means a paper or an electronic record that is issued in another state or a foreign jurisdiction and that indicates ownership of a vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Certificate of title: means a paper document or an electronic record that is issued by the department and that indicates ownership of a vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Certified ignition interlock device: means an ignition interlock device that is certified pursuant to article 5 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 28-1301
  • Chair lift: means a type of transportation on which passengers are carried on chairs suspended in the air and attached to a moving cable, chain or link belt supported by trestles or towers with one or more spans. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • circumvention: means an attempted or successful bypass of the proper functioning of a certified ignition interlock device and includes all of the following:

    (a) The bump start of a motor vehicle with a certified ignition interlock device. See Arizona Laws 28-1301

  • Claim: means the portion of mining ground held under federal and local law by one claimant or association, by virtue of one location and record. See Arizona Laws 27-301
  • Closed course: means a maintained facility that uses department approved dust abatement and fire abatement measures. See Arizona Laws 28-1171
  • Code: means the Arizona code of military justice as set forth in this chapter. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Combination of vehicles: means a truck or truck tractor and semitrailer and any trailer that it tows but does not include a forklift designed for the purpose of loading or unloading the truck, trailer or semitrailer. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Commanding officer: means only commissioned officers. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle or combination of vehicles that is designed, used or maintained to transport passengers or property in the furtherance of a commercial enterprise, that is a commercial motor vehicle as defined in section 28-5201 and that is not exempt from gross weight fees as prescribed in section 28-5432, subsection B. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used to transport passengers or property if the motor vehicle either:

    (a) Has a gross combined weight rating of twenty-six thousand one or more pounds inclusive of a towed unit with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than ten thousand pounds. See Arizona Laws 28-1301

  • Commission: means the oil and gas conservation commission. See Arizona Laws 27-651
  • commissioner: means the oil and gas conservation commission. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • commit: means to assign legal custody. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Competitor: means a skier actually engaged in competition or in practice for competition with the permission of a ski area operator on any slope or trail or portion of any slope or trail designated for competition by the ski area operator. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Complaint: means a written statement of the essential facts constituting a public offense that is any of the following:

    (a) Made on an oath before a judge or commissioner of the superior court or an authorized juvenile hearing officer. See Arizona Laws 8-201

  • Confinement: means the physical restraint of a person. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Control: means direct or indirect ownership of or power to vote fifteen per cent or more of the outstanding voting securities of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person or to control in any manner the election of a majority of the directors of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Controlled access highway: means a highway, street or roadway to or from which owners or occupants of abutting lands and other persons have no legal right of access except at such points only and in the manner determined by the public authority that has jurisdiction over the highway, street or roadway. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Controlled substance: means a drug, substance or immediate precursor in schedules I through V of title 36, chapter 27, or a dangerous drug or a narcotic drug listed in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • Controlled substance: means a substance so classified under section 102(6) of the controlled substances act (21 United States Code section 802(6)) and includes all substances listed in schedules I through V of 21 Code of Federal Regulations part 1308. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Controlling person: means any person directly or indirectly in control of a bank, trust company or savings and loan association. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Converting bank: means a bank converting from a national to a state bank, or the reverse. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • Conviction: means :

    (a) An unvacated adjudication of guilt or a determination that a person violated or failed to comply with the law in a court of original jurisdiction or by an authorized administrative tribunal. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Corruptly: means a wrongful design to acquire or cause some pecuniary or other advantage to the person guilty of the act or omission referred to, or to some other person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • County highway: means a public road that is constructed and maintained by a county. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Court: means the juvenile division of the superior court when exercising its jurisdiction over children in any proceeding relating to delinquency. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Crime victim advocate: means a person who is employed or authorized by a public or private entity to provide counseling, treatment or other supportive assistance to crime victims. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Criminal conduct allegation: means an allegation of conduct by a parent, guardian or custodian of a child or an adult member of the victim's household that, if true, would constitute any of the following:

    (a) A violation of section 13-3623 involving child abuse. See Arizona Laws 8-201

  • Criminal negligence: means , with respect to a result or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person fails to perceive a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the result will occur or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Crosswalk: means :

    (a) That part of a roadway at an intersection included within the prolongations or connections of the lateral lines of the sidewalks on opposite sides of the highway measured from the curbs or, in absence of curbs, from the edges of the traversable roadway. See Arizona Laws 28-601

  • Custodial agency: means any law enforcement officer or agency, a sheriff, a county juvenile detention center, the department of juvenile corrections or a secure mental health facility that has custody of a person who is arrested or in custody for a delinquent or incorrigible offense. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Custodian: means a person, other than a parent or legal guardian, who stands in loco parentis to the child or a person to whom legal custody of the child has been given by order of the juvenile court. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dangerous drug: means dangerous drug as defined in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Dangerous drug: means the following by whatever official, common, usual, chemical or trade name designated:

    (a) Any material, compound, mixture or preparation that contains any quantity of the following hallucinogenic substances and their salts, isomers, whether optical, positional or geometric, and salts of isomers, unless specifically excepted, whenever the existence of such salts, isomers and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation:

    (i) Alpha-ethyltryptamine. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • 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
  • Daytime: means the period between sunrise and sunset. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • De minimis violation: means a violation which, although undesirable, has no direct or immediate relationship to safety, health or property damage. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • Dealer: means a person who is engaged in the business of buying, selling or exchanging motor vehicles, trailers or semitrailers and who has an established place of business and has paid fees pursuant to section 28-4302. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Delinquency proceeding: means any hearing, argument or other matter that is scheduled or held by a juvenile court judge, commissioner or hearing officer and that relates to an alleged or adjudicated delinquent offense. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Delinquent: means a child who is adjudicated to have committed a delinquent act. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Delinquent act: means an act to which this article applies pursuant to section 8-381. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Delinquent act: means an act by a juvenile that if committed by an adult would be a criminal offense or a petty offense, a violation of any law of this state, or of another state if the act occurred in that state, or a law of the United States, or a violation of any law that can only be violated by a minor and that has been designated as a delinquent offense, or any ordinance of a city, county or political subdivision of this state defining crime. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Delinquent juvenile: means a child who is adjudicated to have committed a delinquent act. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Deliver: means the actual, constructive or attempted exchange from one person to another, whether or not there is an agency relationship. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Department: means the department of transportation acting directly or through its duly authorized officers and agents. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Department: means the department of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Department: means the department of child safety. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Department: means the state land department. See Arizona Laws 27-551
  • Department: means the state land department. See Arizona Laws 27-651
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Detention: means the temporary confinement of a juvenile who requires secure care in a physically restricting facility that is completely surrounded by a locked and physically secure barrier with restricted ingress and egress for the protection of the juvenile or the community pending court disposition or as a condition of probation. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Detention hearing: means the accused's initial appearance before the court to determine release before adjudication. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • developed unit: means a drainage unit having a completed well capable of producing oil or gas in paying quantities. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of the department of transportation. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • 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 the actual, constructive or attempted transfer, delivery or sale of, or dispensing to another of, an imitation controlled substance, imitation prescription-only drug or imitation over-the-counter drug. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • District: means a sports authority district established pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • division: means the transportation planning division established by section 28-332, subsection C. See Arizona Laws 28-501
  • Division: means the division of mined land reclamation in the office of the state mine inspector. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Division: means the division of mined land reclamation in the office of the state mine inspector. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • drilling unit: means the maximum area in a pool which may be drained efficiently by one well to produce the reasonable maximum amount of recoverable oil or gas in the area. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Drive: means to operate or be in actual physical control of a motor vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Driver: means a person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Driver license: means a license that is issued by a state to an individual and that authorizes the individual to drive a motor vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Drug court program: means a program that is established pursuant to section 13-3422 by the presiding judge of the superior court in cooperation with the county attorney in a county for the purpose of prosecuting, adjudicating and treating drug dependent persons who meet the criteria and guidelines for entry into the program that are developed and agreed on by the presiding judge and the prosecutor. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Drug dependent person: means a person who is using a substance that is listed in paragraph 6, 19, 20, 21 or 28 of this section and who is in a state of psychological or physical dependence, or both, arising from the use of that substance. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Duplicate: means a counterpart produced by any of the following:

    (a) The same impression or from the same matrix as the original. See Arizona Laws 28-440

  • Education: means a program in which a person participates in at least sixteen hours of classroom instruction relating to alcohol or other drugs. See Arizona Laws 28-1301
  • Electric bicycle: means a bicycle or tricycle that is equipped with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than seven hundred fifty watts and that meets the requirements of one of the following classes:

    (a) "Class 1 electric bicycle" means a bicycle or tricycle that is equipped with an electric motor that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling and that ceases to provide assistance when the bicycle or tricycle reaches the speed of twenty miles per hour. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Electric personal assistive mobility device: means a self-balancing device with one wheel or two nontandem wheels and an electric propulsion system that limits the maximum speed of the device to fifteen miles per hour or less and that is designed to transport only one person. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Electronic signature: means an electronic sound, symbol or process attached to or logically associated with a document and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the document. See Arizona Laws 28-440
  • 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.
  • Envelope: means the outermost dimensions of a load or vehicle to include width, height and length and the weight of the vehicle or its load. See Arizona Laws 28-1141
  • Envelope permit: means a permit issued by the department authorizing a person to transport property on the highways of this state pursuant to all applicable statutes and local ordinances and the terms listed on the permit. See Arizona Laws 28-1141
  • Environment: means the sum total of all the external conditions which may act upon an organism or community, to influence its development or existence. See Arizona Laws 27-651
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escort vehicle: means a vehicle that is required pursuant to rules adopted by the department to escort motor vehicles or combinations of vehicles that require issuance of a permit pursuant to article 18 or 19 of this chapter for operation on the highways of this state. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • essential parts: means integral and body parts, the removal, alteration or substitution of which will tend to conceal the identity or substantially alter the appearance of the vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Evidence: includes both of the following:

    (a) A display on a wireless communication device of a department-generated driver license, nonoperating identification license, vehicle registration card or other official record of the department that is presented to a law enforcement officer or in a court or an administrative proceeding. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive head: means the governor of the state of Arizona. See Arizona Laws 28-1851
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Existing aggregate mining operation: means an aggregate mining operation that was in operation on or before the date the aggregate mining operations zoning district is established pursuant to section 11-812. See Arizona Laws 27-441
  • Existing aggregate mining unit: means an aggregate mining unit, other than a new aggregate mining unit, that continued operations after April 1, 1997. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Existing exploration operation: means an exploration operation that is ongoing as of July 1, 1996. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Existing exploration operation: means an exploration operation that is ongoing as of the effective date of the initial rules adopted by the inspector pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Existing mining unit: means a mining unit, other than a new mining unit, that continued operations after January 1, 1986. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Exploitive exhibition: means the actual or simulated exhibition of the genitals or pubic or rectal areas of any person for the purpose of sexual stimulation of the viewer. See Arizona Laws 5-1107
  • exploration: means activity conducted upon the state land covered by an exploration permit to determine the existence or nonexistence of a valuable mineral deposit, including but not limited to geological, geochemical or geophysical surveys conducted by qualified experts, and drilling, sampling and excavation, together with the costs of assay and metallurgical testing of samples from such land. See Arizona Laws 27-252
  • Exploration operations: means activities that create surface disturbances outside a mining facility and that are conducted to determine the presence, location, extent, depth or grade of minerals, including constructing access roads and drill pads. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Exploration operations: means activities that create surface disturbances outside an aggregate mining facility and that are conducted to determine the presence, location, extent, depth or grade of aggregate, including constructing access roads and drill pads. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Explosives: means any chemical compound, mixture or device that is commonly used or intended for the purpose of producing an explosion and that is defined in 49 Code of Federal Regulations part 173. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Express consent: means consent in writing, including consent that is conveyed electronically and that bears an electronic signature. See Arizona Laws 28-440
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Farm: means any lands primarily used for agriculture production. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Farm tractor: means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily as a farm implement for drawing implements of husbandry. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • 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 Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Field: means the general area which is or appears to be underlaid by not less than one pool, including underground reservoirs containing oil or gas, or both. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Final disposition: means the ultimate termination of the delinquency proceeding by a court, including dismissal, acquittal, transfer to adult court or imposition of a disposition after an adjudication for a delinquent offense. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Foreign vehicle: means a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer that is brought into this state other than in the ordinary course of business by or through a manufacturer or dealer and that has not been registered in this state. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • 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
  • Fund: means the state general fund. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gas: means natural gas, casinghead gas, all other hydrocarbons not defined as oil, carbon dioxide and helium or other substances of a gaseous nature. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Geothermal area: means the same general surface area which is underlain or reasonably appears to be underlain by one or more formations containing geothermal resources. See Arizona Laws 27-651
  • Geothermal resources: means :

    (a) All products of geothermal processes embracing indigenous steam, hot water and hot brines. See Arizona Laws 27-651

  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Golf cart: means a motor vehicle that has not less than three wheels in contact with the ground, that has an unladen weight of less than one thousand eight hundred pounds, that is designed to be and is operated at not more than twenty-five miles per hour and that is designed to carry not more than four persons including the driver. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • 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
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Gross weight: means the weight of a vehicle without a load plus the weight of any load on the vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Harmful to minors: means that quality of any description or representation, in whatever form, of nudity, sexual activity, sexual conduct, sexual excitement, or sadomasochistic abuse, when both:

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

    (i) Appeals to the prurient interest, when taken as a whole. See Arizona Laws 5-871

  • Hazardous material: means a material, and its mixtures or solutions, that the United States department of transportation determines under 49 Code of Federal Regulations is, or any quantity of a material listed as a select agent or toxin under 42 Code of Federal Regulations part 73 that is, capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety and property if transported in commerce and that is required to be placarded or marked as required by the department's safety rules prescribed pursuant to chapter 14 of this title. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Highly restricted personal information: means an individual's photograph or image, social security number and medical or disability information. See Arizona Laws 28-440
  • Highway: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained by the federal government, the department, a city, a town or a county if any part of the way is generally open to the use of the public for purposes of conventional two-wheel drive vehicular travel. See Arizona Laws 28-1171
  • highway: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way if a part of the way is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Home state: means the state that has granted the bank its charter, permit or license to operate. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Ignition interlock device: means a device that is based on alcohol specific electrochemical fuel sensor technology that meets the national highway traffic safety administration specifications, that connects a breath analyzer to a motor vehicle's ignition system, that is constantly available to monitor the concentration by weight of alcohol in the breath of any person attempting to start the motor vehicle by using its ignition system and that deters starting the motor vehicle by use of its ignition system unless the person attempting to start the motor vehicle provides an appropriate breath sample for the device and the device determines that the concentration by weight of alcohol in the person's breath is below a preset level. See Arizona Laws 28-1301
  • Ignition interlock service provider: means a person who is an authorized representative of a manufacturer and who is under contract with the department to install or oversee the installation of ignition interlock devices by the provider's authorized agents or subcontractors and to provide services to the public related to ignition interlock devices. See Arizona Laws 28-1301
  • Illegal product: means any product derived, in whole or in part, from illegal oil or gas. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Imitation controlled substance: means a drug, substance or immediate precursor which does or does not contain a controlled substance that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is a controlled substance but it is a counterfeit preparation. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • Imitation over-the-counter drug: means an imitation of a nonprescription drug as defined in section 32-1901 that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is an over-the-counter drug. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • Imitation prescription-only drug: means a drug, substance or immediate precursor which does or does not contain a prescription-only drug as defined by section 32-1901 that by texture, consistency or color or dosage unit appearance as evidenced by color, shape, size or markings, apart from any other representations, packaging or advertisements, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is a prescription-only drug but it is a counterfeit preparation. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • Immediate family: means a victim's spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent or lawful guardian. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Implement of husbandry: means a vehicle that is designed primarily for agricultural purposes and that is used exclusively in the conduct of agricultural operations, including an implement or vehicle whether self-propelled or otherwise that meets both of the following conditions:

    (a) Is used solely for agricultural purposes including the preparation or harvesting of cotton, alfalfa, grains and other farm crops. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • In-state financial institution: means a state or national bank or savings and loan association with its home office in this state, or holding company with its home office in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • In-state financial institution: means a state or federal bank, savings bank, savings and loan association or holding company with its home office located in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Inactive aggregate mining unit: means an aggregate mining unit that has not been operated after April 1, 1997 and for which there is a current identifiable owner or operator other than the federal or state government. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Inactive mining unit: means a mining unit that has not been operated after January 1, 1986 and for which there is a current identifiable owner or operator other than the federal or state government. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • incidentally operated or moved on a highway: means travel between a farm and another part of the same farm, from one farm to another farm or between a farm and a place of repair, supply or storage. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Incorrigible child: means a child who:

    (a) Is adjudicated as a child who refuses to obey the reasonable and proper orders or directions of a parent, guardian or custodian and who is beyond the control of that person. See Arizona Laws 8-201

  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Independent living program: includes a residential program with supervision of less than twenty-four hours a day. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Indian tribe: means any organized Indian nation, tribe, band or community that is recognized as an Indian tribe by the United States department of the interior. See Arizona Laws 5-801
  • Inherent dangers and risks of skiing: means those dangers or conditions that are an integral part of the sport of skiing, excluding acts of ordinary or gross negligence, or reckless or intentional conduct on the part of the ski area operator. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Inspector: means the state mine inspector and except in article 7 of this chapter his deputies. See Arizona Laws 27-301
  • Inspector: means the state mine inspector. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Inspector: means the state mine inspector. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Inspector: means the state mine inspector. See Arizona Laws 27-461
  • 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
  • Interested parties: means all persons who have filed written notice with the inspector of their desire to receive the notices provided for in this article. See Arizona Laws 27-461
  • International banking facility: means a facility that is represented by a set of asset and liability accounts segregated on the books and records of a commercial bank, the principal office of which is located in this state, and that is incorporated and doing business under the laws of the United States or of this state, a United States branch or agency of a foreign bank, an edge corporation organized under section 25(a) of the federal reserve act (12 United States Code sections 611 through 631) or an agreement corporation having an agreement or undertaking with the board of governors of the federal reserve system under section 25 of the federal reserve act (12 United States Code sections 601 through 604(a)) that includes only international banking facility time deposits and international banking facility extensions of credit as defined in 12 Code of Federal Regulations part 204. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Intersection: means the area embraced within the prolongation or connection of the lateral curb lines, or if none, the lateral boundary lines of the roadways of two highways that join one another at, or approximately at, right angles, or the area within which vehicles traveling on different highways joining at any other angle may come in conflict. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Item: means any material or performance which depicts or describes sexual activity and includes any book, leaflet, pamphlet, magazine, booklet, picture, drawing, photograph, film, negative, slide, motion picture, figure, object, article, novelty device, recording, transcription, live or recorded telephone message or other similar items whether tangible or intangible and including any performance, exhibition, transmission or dissemination of any of the above. See Arizona Laws 5-871
  • 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.
  • Judge advocate: means an officer of the judge advocate general's corps of the United States army or the army national guard of the United States or an officer of the United States air force or the air national guard of the United States who is designated as a judge advocate. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Jurisdiction executive: means the governor of this state. See Arizona Laws 28-1871
  • juvenile: means an individual who is under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Juvenile court: means the juvenile division of the superior court when exercising its jurisdiction over children in any proceeding relating to delinquency, dependency or incorrigibility. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Juvenile defendant: means a juvenile against whom a petition is filed seeking to have the juvenile adjudicated delinquent. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • juvenile intensive probation: means a program which is established pursuant to this article of highly structured and closely supervised juvenile probation and which emphasizes surveillance, treatment, work, education and home detention. See Arizona Laws 8-351
  • Knowledge of the character: means having general knowledge or awareness, or reason to know, or a belief or ground for belief which warrants further inspection or inquiry of that which is reasonably susceptible to examination by the defendant both:

    (a) That the item contains, depicts or describes nudity, sexual activity, sexual conduct, sexual excitement or sadomasochistic abuse, whichever is applicable, whether or not there is actual knowledge of the specific contents thereof. See Arizona Laws 5-871

  • Law enforcement officer: means a peace officer, sheriff, deputy sheriff, municipal police officer or constable. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Lawful representative: means a person who is designated by the victim or appointed by the court and who will act in the best interests of the victim. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • 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
  • Lease: means an oil and gas lease issued, extended or amended pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Arizona Laws 27-551
  • Lease: means a geothermal resources development lease issued for state lands pursuant to the provisions of this article. See Arizona Laws 27-651
  • Lessee: means the holder of an oil and gas lease issued pursuant to this article and includes any assignee of an original lessee. See Arizona Laws 27-551
  • Lessee: means the holder of a lease or any assignee of an original lease or part thereof. See Arizona Laws 27-651
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means any license, temporary instruction permit or temporary license issued under the laws of this state or any other state that pertain to the licensing of persons to operate motor vehicles. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • License: means any license, temporary instruction permit or temporary license issued under the laws of this state or any other state pertaining to the licensing of persons to operate motor vehicles. See Arizona Laws 28-1301
  • License: means any license, temporary instruction permit or temporary license issued under the laws of this state or any other state pertaining to the licensing of persons to operate motor vehicles. See Arizona Laws 28-1501
  • Licensing authority: means the department. See Arizona Laws 28-1851
  • Licensing authority: means the department. See Arizona Laws 28-1871
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Limousine: means a motor vehicle providing prearranged ground transportation service for an individual passenger, or a group of passengers, that is arranged in advance or is operated on a regular route or between specified points and includes ground transportation under a contract or agreement for services that includes a fixed rate or time and is provided in a motor vehicle with a seating capacity not exceeding fifteen passengers including the driver. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Livery vehicle: means a motor vehicle that:

    (a) Has a seating capacity not exceeding fifteen passengers including the driver. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Local authority: means any county, municipal or other local board or body exercising jurisdiction over highways under the constitution and laws of this state. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Magistrate: means an officer having power to issue a warrant for the arrest of a person charged with a public offense and includes the chief justice and justices of the supreme court, judges of the superior court, judges of the court of appeals, justices of the peace and judges of a municipal court. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Maintenance: means an activity to preserve or repair the function of previously disturbed land, including grading roads, repairing berms or dams and dredging sedimentation basins. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Maintenance: means an activity to preserve or repair the function of previously disturbed land, including grading roads, repairing berms or dams and dredging sedimentation basins. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Major modification: means a change in an approved community notice that is one or more of the following:

    (a) An increase of more than twenty acres from that stated in the currently approved community notice for the aggregate mining operation. See Arizona Laws 27-441

  • Manufacture: means produce, prepare, propagate, compound, mix or process, directly or indirectly, by extraction from substances of natural origin or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Manufacture: means the production, preparation, compounding, processing, encapsulating, packaging or repackaging, or labeling or relabeling of an imitation controlled substance, imitation prescription-only drug or imitation over-the-counter drug. See Arizona Laws 5-841
  • Manufacturer: means a person who manufactures a narcotic or dangerous drug or other substance controlled by this chapter. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Manufacturer: means a person engaged in the business of manufacturing motor vehicles, trailers or semitrailers. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Manufacturer: means a person or an organization that is located in the United States, that is responsible for the design, construction or production of an ignition interlock device and that is certified by the department to offer ignition interlock devices for installation in motor vehicles in this state. See Arizona Laws 28-1301
  • Marijuana: means all parts of any plant of the genus cannabis, from which the resin has not been extracted, whether growing or not, and the seeds of such plant. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Merger: includes consolidation. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • Military: means any or all of the armed forces of this state, the United States or any other state. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Military judge: means an official of a general or special court-martial detailed in accordance with section 26-1026. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Mine: means all lands containing excavations, underground passageways, shafts, tunnels and workings, structures, facilities, equipment, machines or other property including impoundments, retention dams, tailings and waste dumps, on the surface or underground, used in, to be used in or resulting from the work of extracting minerals or other materials, excluding hydrocarbons. See Arizona Laws 27-301
  • Mineral: means any metalliferous material extracted from the earth, including gold, silver, copper, molybdenum, zinc and lead and other materials that are used as feedstocks in producing metalliferous materials. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • mineral: means all metallic ore minerals and industrial minerals other than common variety minerals as defined in section 27-271. See Arizona Laws 27-231
  • Mineral resources: means all metallic, nonmetallic and energy resources, including aggregate, coal, oil, natural gas, geothermal resources, carbon dioxide and helium. See Arizona Laws 27-101
  • Mining: means those activities conducted to develop or extract materials from a mine including on-site transportation, concentrating, milling, leaching, smelting or other processing of ores or other materials. See Arizona Laws 27-301
  • Mining facility: means property that is owned, operated or managed by the same person to develop, mine, concentrate or leach minerals and associated mineral recovery activities but does not include smelting, refining, fabricating or other metal processing facilities and materials associated with those facilities. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Mining unit: means an individual portion of a mining facility that encompasses one or more surface disturbances. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Minor: means a person or persons who were under eighteen years of age at the time a visual depiction was created, adapted or modified. See Arizona Laws 5-1107
  • Minor children: means persons under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Minor modification: means a change in a community notice that is not a major modification. See Arizona Laws 27-441
  • Mitigation: means the rectification or reduction of existing damage to natural resources, including flora, fauna and land or cultural resources, including prehistoric or historic archaeological sites, if the damage is caused by off-highway vehicles. See Arizona Laws 28-1171
  • Mobile home: means a structure that is transportable in one or more sections, including the plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical systems that are contained in the structure, and that, when erected on site, is either of the following:

    (a) More than eight body feet in width, thirty-two body feet or more in length and built on a permanent chassis. See Arizona Laws 28-2001

  • Monetary obligations: includes fines, fees, penalties, court costs, surcharges, restitution, assessments and penalty enhancements. See Arizona Laws 28-1630
  • Moped: means a bicycle, not including an electric bicycle, that is equipped with a helper motor if the vehicle has a maximum piston displacement of fifty cubic centimeters or less, a brake horsepower of one and one-half or less and a maximum speed of twenty-five miles per hour or less on a flat surface with less than a one percent grade. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Motor driven cycle: means a motorcycle, including every motor scooter, with a motor that produces not more than five horsepower but does not include an electric bicycle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Motor vehicle fuel: includes all products that are commonly or commercially known or sold as gasoline, including casinghead gasoline, natural gasoline and all flammable liquids, and that are composed of a mixture of selected hydrocarbons expressly manufactured and blended for the purpose of effectively and efficiently operating internal combustion engines. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Motor vehicle record: means any record that pertains to a driver license or permit, vehicle registration, vehicle title or identification document issued by the department or its duly authorized third parties, agents or contractors that are authorized to issue any of those documents. See Arizona Laws 28-440
  • Motorcycle: means a motor vehicle that has a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and that is designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground but excludes a tractor, an electric bicycle and a moped. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Motorized quadricycle: means a self-propelled motor vehicle to which all of the following apply:

    (a) The vehicle is self-propelled by an emission-free electric motor and may include pedals operated by the passengers. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Motorized skateboard: means a self-propelled device that has a motor, a deck on which a person may ride and at least two tandem wheels in contact with the ground. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Motorized wheelchair: means any self-propelled wheelchair that is used by a person for mobility. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Motorized wheelchair: means a self-propelled wheelchair that is used by a person for mobility. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Multipurpose facility: means any facility that is suitable to be used to accommodate professional football franchises, major college football bowl sponsors, other sporting events and entertainment, cultural, civic, meeting, trade show or convention events or activities and may include a stadium, on-site infrastructure, parking garages and lots and related commercial uses within the facility. See Arizona Laws 5-801
  • Multipurpose facility: means a stadium or a facility for youth sports that is adapted for additional entertainment, cultural, civic, meeting, trade show or convention events, on-site infrastructure and related parking facilities and commercial activity within the facility. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • Multipurpose facility purpose: includes the following purposes:

    (a) Acquiring, designing, developing, constructing, reconstructing, equipping, repairing, maintaining, operating and improving a multipurpose facility and improvements. See Arizona Laws 5-861

  • Narcotic drug: means narcotic drugs as defined in section 13-3401. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Narcotic drugs: means the following, whether of natural or synthetic origin and any substance neither chemically nor physically distinguishable from them:

    (a) Acetyl-alpha-methylfentanyl. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • National bank: means a national banking association located in this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National credit union administration: includes any successor to the organization or other agency or instrumentality of the United States that undertakes to discharge the purposes of the organization. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • National guard: means the national guard of Arizona and the state guard when organized. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Natural gas: means any combustible gas or vapor composed chiefly of hydrocarbons occurring in gaseous or vapor phase at initial reservoir conditions. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • neglected: means :

    (a) The inability or unwillingness of a parent, guardian or custodian of a child to provide that child with supervision, food, clothing, shelter or medical care if that inability or unwillingness causes unreasonable risk of harm to the child's health or welfare, except if the inability of a parent, guardian or custodian to provide services to meet the needs of a child with a disability or chronic illness is solely the result of the unavailability of reasonable services. See Arizona Laws 8-201

  • negligently: import a want of such attention to the nature or probable consequence of the act or omission as a prudent man ordinarily bestows in acting in his own concerns. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Neighborhood electric vehicle: means a self-propelled electrically powered motor vehicle to which all of the following apply:

    (a) The vehicle is emission free. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Net drainage: means drainage not equalized by counterdrainage. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • New aggregate mining operation: means an aggregate mining operation that begins operations after the date the aggregate mining operations zoning district is established pursuant to section 11-812. See Arizona Laws 27-441
  • New aggregate mining unit: means an aggregate mining unit at which surface disturbances begin after the effective date of the initial rules adopted pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • New exploration operation: means an exploration operation that begins after the effective date of the initial rules adopted pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • New exploration operation: means an exploration operation that begins after the effective date of the initial rules adopted pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • New mining unit: means a mining unit at which surface disturbances begin after the effective date of the initial rules adopted pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Nighttime: means the period between sunset and sunrise. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Nonresident: means a person who is not a resident of this state as defined in section 28-2001. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Nonserious violation: means a violation that may have had a direct or immediate relationship to safety, health or property damage, but which does not constitute a de minimis violation or a serious violation, unless the violator did not, and could not with the exercise of reasonable diligence, know of such safety, health or property damage risk in which case the violation is de minimis. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • Nudity: means the showing of the human male or female genitals, pubic area or buttocks with less than a full opaque covering, or the showing of the female breast with less than a fully opaque covering of any portion thereof below the top of the nipple, or the depiction of covered male genitals in a discernibly turgid state. See Arizona Laws 5-871
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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.
  • Off-road recreational motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle that is designed primarily for recreational nonhighway all-terrain travel and that is not operated on a public highway. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Officer in charge: means a member of the National guard designated as the officer in charge by an appropriate authority. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Official traffic control device: means any sign, signal, marking or device that is not inconsistent with this chapter and that is placed or erected by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction for the purpose of regulating, warning or guiding traffic. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Oil: means crude petroleum oil and all other hydrocarbons, regardless of gravity, which are produced at a well in liquid form by ordinary production methods and which are not the result of condensation of gas. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • oil or gas: includes oil, gas, other hydrocarbon substances, and helium or other substances of a gaseous nature. See Arizona Laws 27-551
  • Omission: means the failure to perform an act as to which a duty of performance is imposed by law. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Open pit: means any mine operated on the surface of the earth, including quarries, but excluding sand and gravel operations. See Arizona Laws 27-301
  • Operation: means a mine, mill, smelter, sand and gravel plant or pyrometallurgical or hydrometallurgical operation. See Arizona Laws 27-301
  • operation: means property that is owned, operated or managed by the same person for mining aggregate and is located in an aggregate mining operations zoning district established pursuant to section 11-812. See Arizona Laws 27-441
  • Operator: means any person drilling, maintaining, operating, pumping or in control of any well, and includes the owner, when any well is or has been or is about to be operated or under the direction of the owner. See Arizona Laws 27-651
  • Operator: means a natural person, corporation, partnership association, agent, governmental entity or other public or private organization or representative owning, controlling or managing a mine. See Arizona Laws 27-301
  • Operator: means a person who drives a motor vehicle on a highway, who is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle on a highway or who is exercising control over or steering a vehicle being towed by a motor vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Opt in: means a customer of the department has provided express consent to the department to allow the release of the customer's personal information, including highly restricted personal information, in a form prescribed by the director. See Arizona Laws 28-440
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Out-of-state bank: means a bank, savings bank or savings and loan association that is approved by the superintendent pursuant to section 6-322 and that has a charter, a permit or any other license to operate that is issued by a state other than this state. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Out-of-state financial institution: means a state or national bank or savings and loan association with its home office in a state other than this state, or holding company with its home office in a state other than this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • Out-of-state financial institution: means a state or federal bank, savings bank, savings and loan association or holding company with its home office in a state other than this state. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means and includes the operator when any well is operated or has been operated or is about to be operated by any person other than the owner. See Arizona Laws 27-651
  • Owner: means :

    (a) A person who holds the legal title of a vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Owner: means the person having the right to drill into, produce and appropriate production of oil or gas, or both, from a pool. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • 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.
  • Passenger tramway: means a device used to transport passengers uphill on skis or in cars on tracks or suspended in the air by the use of steel cables, chains, belts or ropes, usually supported by trestles or towers with one or more spans. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • 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
  • Peace officers: means sheriffs of counties, constables, marshals, policemen of cities and towns, commissioned personnel of the department of public safety, personnel who are employed by the state department of corrections and the department of juvenile corrections and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a multicounty water conservation district and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by community college district governing boards and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the Arizona board of regents and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the governing body of a public airport pursuant to section 28-8426 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a private postsecondary institution pursuant to section 15-1897 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board and special agents from the office of the attorney general, or of a county attorney, and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Pedestrian: means any person afoot. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • permitted: means authorized by the laws of this state to do certain things. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Person: means and includes any individual, firm, association, corporation or any other group or combination acting as a unit. See Arizona Laws 27-651
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, trust, agency or any similar entity. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Person: includes a corporation, association, partnership, receiver, trustee, guardian, executor, administrator, fiduciary or representative or any group acting as a unit and includes any department, agency or instrumentality of the state or any of its governmental subdivisions. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Personal delivery device: means an electronically powered device that:

    (a) Is operated primarily on sidewalks and within crosswalks and that is designed to transport property. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Personal information: means information that identifies an individual and that includes an individual's photograph, social security number, driver identification number, name, address, telephone number and medical or disability information. See Arizona Laws 28-440
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Pesticide: means any substance or mixture of substances intended to be used for defoliating plants or for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating insects, fungi, bacteria, weeds, rodents, predatory animals or any form of plant or animal life which is, or which the director may declare to be, a pest which may infest or be detrimental to vegetation, humans, animals or households or which may be present in any environment. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • Pesticide use: means the sale, processing, storing, transporting, handling or applying of a pesticide and disposal of pesticide containers. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • Petition: means a written statement of the essential facts that allege delinquency, incorrigibility or dependency. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Peyote: means any part of a plant of the genus lophophora, known as the mescal button. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Pharmacy: means a licensed business where drugs are compounded or dispensed by a licensed pharmacist. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Photo enforcement system: means a device substantially consisting of a radar unit or sensor linked to a camera or other recording device that produces one or more photographs, microphotographs, videotapes or digital or other recorded images of a vehicle's license plate for the purpose of identifying violators of articles 3 and 6 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • 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:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Pole trailer: means a vehicle that is all of the following:

    (a) Without motive power. See Arizona Laws 28-601

  • Police officer: means an officer authorized to direct or regulate traffic or make arrests for violations of traffic rules or other offenses. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Pool: means an underground reservoir containing a common accumulation of oil or gas, or both, and includes each zone of a general structure completely separated from any other zone in the structure. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • 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
  • Postadjudication release: means release on probation, intensive probation, work furlough, community supervision or home detention, release on conditional liberty pursuant to section 41-2818 by the department of juvenile corrections or any other permanent, conditional or temporary release from confinement, discharge or completion of commitment by the department of juvenile corrections, a sheriff, a municipal jail, a juvenile detention center, a residential treatment facility or a secure mental health facility. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Postarrest release: means the discharge of the accused from confinement. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Power sweeper: means an implement, with or without motive power, that is only incidentally operated or moved on a street or highway and that is designed for the removal of debris, dirt, gravel, litter or sand whether by broom, vacuum or regenerative air system from asphaltic concrete or cement concrete surfaces, including parking lots, highways, streets and warehouses, and a vehicle on which the implement is permanently mounted. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Power unit: means a vehicle that propels itself or tows a trailer or combination of vehicles on the highways of this state. See Arizona Laws 28-1141
  • Practitioner: means a person licensed to prescribe and administer drugs. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • 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.
  • Precursor chemical I: means any material, compound, mixture or preparation which contains any quantity of the following substances and their salts, optical isomers or salts of optical isomers:

    (a) N-acetylanthranilic acid. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Precursor chemical II: means any material, compound, mixture or preparation which contains any quantity of the following substances and their salts, optical isomers or salts of optical isomers:

    (a) 4-cyano-2-dimethylamino-4, 4-diphenyl butane. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Prevention: means the creation of conditions, opportunities and experiences that encourage and develop healthy, self-sufficient children and that occur before the onset of problems. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Private road or driveway: means a way or place that is in private ownership and that is used for vehicular travel by the owner and those persons who have express or implied permission from the owner but not by other persons. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Produce: means grow, plant, cultivate, harvest, dry, process or prepare for sale. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Produced: includes the words "procured and produced". See Arizona Laws 27-551
  • Producer: means the owner of a well capable of producing oil or gas. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Producing: means financing, directing, manufacturing, issuing, publishing or advertising for pecuniary gain. See Arizona Laws 5-1107
  • Product: means oil, gas or any product, by-product, mixture or blend of oil or gas. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Protective supervision: means supervision that is ordered by the juvenile court of children who are found to be dependent or incorrigible. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • 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 transit: means the transportation of passengers on scheduled routes by means of a conveyance on an individual passenger fare-paying basis excluding transportation by a sightseeing bus, school bus or taxi or a vehicle not operated on a scheduled route basis. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Railroad: means a carrier of persons or property on cars operated on stationary rails. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Railroad sign or signal: means a sign, signal or device erected by authority of a public body or official or by a railroad and intended to give notice of the presence of railroad tracks or the approach of a railroad train. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Railroad train: means a steam engine or any electric or other motor that is with or without cars coupled to the steam engine or electric or other motor and that is operated on rails. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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
  • Reclamation: means measures that are taken on surface disturbances at exploration operations and mining units to achieve stability and safety consistent with post-mining land use objectives specified in the reclamation plan. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Reclamation: means measures that are taken on surface disturbances at exploration operations and aggregate mining units to achieve stability and safety consistent with postaggregate mining land use objectives specified in the reclamation plan. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Reconstructed vehicle: means a vehicle that has been assembled or constructed largely by means of essential parts, new or used, derived from vehicles or makes of vehicles of various names, models and types or that, if originally otherwise constructed, has been materially altered by the removal of essential parts or by the addition or substitution of essential parts, new or used, derived from other vehicles or makes of vehicles. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • 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
  • Referral: means a report that is submitted to the juvenile court and that alleges that a child is dependent or incorrigible or that a juvenile has committed a delinquent or criminal act. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Refinery charge stocks: means crude oil, liquid petroleum or gas condensate and blends of such products and all other products charged or chargeable to petroleum refinery facilities. See Arizona Laws 27-551
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Regulated chemical: means the following substances in bulk form that are not a useful part of an otherwise lawful product:

    (a) Acetic anhydride. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Release: means no longer in the custody of the custodial agency and includes transfer from one custodial agency to another custodial agency. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Residence district: means the territory contiguous to and including a highway not comprising a business district if the property on the highway for a distance of three hundred feet or more is in the main improved with residences or residences and buildings in use for business. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Resulting bank: means the bank resulting from a merger or conversion. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • Retailer: means either:

    (a) A person other than a practitioner who sells any precursor chemical or regulated chemical to another person for purposes of consumption and not resale, whether or not the person possesses a permit issued pursuant to title 32, chapter 18. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Reworking operations: means work performed at any depth on a well after its initial completion in an effort to secure production where there has been none, or to restore production that has ceased or to increase production. See Arizona Laws 27-551
  • Right-of-way: when used within the context of the regulation of the movement of traffic on a highway means the privilege of the immediate use of the highway. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Rights: means any right granted to the victim by the laws of this state. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Roadway: means that portion of a highway that is improved, designed or ordinarily used for vehicular travel, exclusive of the berm or shoulder. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Roll call vote : A vote in which each legislator votes "yea" or "nay" as his or her name is called by the Clerk, so that the names of legislators voting on each side are recorded.
  • Rope tow: means a mode of transportation that pulls a skier riding on skis as the skier grasps the rope with the skier's hands. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Royalty oil: means crude oil, liquid petroleum products or gas condensates from wells or lease plants or a mixture of such products. See Arizona Laws 27-551
  • Royalty owner: means a person who possesses an interest in the production but who is not an owner. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Sadomasochistic abuse: means flagellation or torture by or upon a person clad in undergarments, a mask or bizarre costume, or the condition of being fettered, bound or otherwise physically restrained on the part of one so clothed, for the purpose or in the context of sexual gratification or abuse. See Arizona Laws 5-871
  • Safety zone: means the area or space that is both:

    (a) Officially set apart within a roadway for the exclusive use of pedestrians. See Arizona Laws 28-601

  • Sale for personal use: means the retail sale for a legitimate medical use in a single transaction to an individual customer, to an employer for dispensing to employees from first aid kits or medicine chests or to a school for administration pursuant to section 15-344. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • School bus: means a motor vehicle that is designed for carrying more than ten passengers and that is either:

    (a) Owned by any public or governmental agency or other institution and operated for the transportation of children to or from home or school on a regularly scheduled basis. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Screening: means a preliminary interview and assessment of an offender to determine if the offender requires alcohol or other drug education or treatment. See Arizona Laws 28-1301
  • Secure care: means confinement in a facility that is completely surrounded by a locked and physically secure barrier with restricted ingress and egress. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • sell: means an exchange for anything of value or advantage, present or prospective. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Semitrailer: means a vehicle that is with or without motive power, other than a pole trailer or single-axle tow dolly, that is designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and that is constructed so that some part of its weight and that of its load rests on or is carried by another vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Serial number: means the number placed on the vehicle by its manufacturer or assigned pursuant to section 28-2165. See Arizona Laws 28-2001
  • Serious physical injury: means an injury that is diagnosed by a medical doctor and that does any one or a combination of the following:

    (a) Creates a reasonable risk of death. See Arizona Laws 8-201

  • Serious violation: means a violation of this article or a rule adopted under this article which produces a substantial probability that death or serious physical harm could result, unless the violator did not, and could not with the exercise of reasonable diligence, know of such safety or human health risk, in which case the violation is nonserious. See Arizona Laws 3-361
  • 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.
  • Sexual activity: means :

    (a) Patently offensive representations or descriptions of ultimate sexual acts, normal or perverted, actual or simulated. See Arizona Laws 5-871

  • Sexual conduct: means acts of masturbation, homosexuality, sexual intercourse, or physical contact with a person's clothed or unclothed genitals, pubic area, buttocks or, if such person is a female, breast. See Arizona Laws 5-871
  • Sexual conduct: means actual or simulated:

    (a) Sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital or oral-anal, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex. See Arizona Laws 5-1107

  • Sexual excitement: means the condition of human male or female genitals when in a state of sexual stimulation or arousal. See Arizona Laws 5-871
  • Shelter care: means the temporary care of a child in any public or private facility or home that is licensed by this state and that offers a physically nonsecure environment that is characterized by the absence of physically restricting construction or hardware and that provides the child access to the surrounding community. See Arizona Laws 8-201
  • Sidewalk: means that portion of a street that is between the curb lines or the lateral lines of a roadway and the adjacent property lines and that is intended for the use of pedestrians. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Single-axle tow dolly: means a nonvehicle device that is drawn by a motor vehicle, that is designed and used exclusively to transport another motor vehicle and on which the front or rear wheels of the drawn motor vehicle are mounted on the tow dolly while the other wheels of the drawn motor vehicle remain in contact with the ground. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Site host: means any of the following entities that owns all or part of the multipurpose facility site at the time the site is provided to the authority pursuant to section 5-807:

    (a)  This state or any agency of this state. See Arizona Laws 5-801

  • Ski area: means all ski slopes and trails or other places within the boundary of a ski area operator's property, administered as a single enterprise in this state. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Ski area operator: means any corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or other commercial entity, including a natural person, and its employees, agents, members, successors in interest, affiliates and assigns that have responsibility for the operations of a ski area. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Ski slopes and trails: means those areas designated by a ski area operator for use by skiers for any of the purposes listed in paragraph 11. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Skier: means a person using a ski area for the purpose of skiing or sliding downhill on snow or ice on skis, a toboggan, sled, tube, skibob or snowboard or any other device, using any of the facilities of a ski area, including ski slopes and trails, or observing any activities in a ski area as a sightseer or visitor. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Soil: means topsoil, suitable substrata or other plant growth media that will sustain vegetation. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Soil: means topsoil, suitable substrata or other plant growth media that will sustain vegetation. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Stability: means the condition of land with respect to its erosion potential and ability to withstand seismic activity. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Stability: means the condition of land with respect to its erosion potential and ability to withstand seismic activity. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Stadium: means a facility intended primarily for use by one or more major league baseball spring training operations, including baseball stadiums, clubhouses, practice facilities, other related facilities, on-site infrastructure and related parking facilities and commercial activity within the facility. See Arizona Laws 5-1101
  • State: means a state of the United States and the District of Columbia. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • State bank: means a corporation holding a banking permit under the laws of this state. See Arizona Laws 6-211
  • State highway: means a state route or portion of a state route that is accepted and designated by the board as a state highway and that is maintained by the state. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • State judge advocate: means the commissioned officer responsible for supervising the administration of military justice in the national guard. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • State lands: means any land or any interest therein owned or held in trust or otherwise by the state, including but not limited to leased school or university lands. See Arizona Laws 27-551
  • State route: means a right-of-way whether actually used as a highway or not that is designated by the board as a location for the construction of a state highway. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • subscription: includes a mark, if a person cannot write, with the person's name written near it and witnessed by a person who writes the person's own name as witness. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Superior commissioned officer: means a commissioned officer superior in rank or command. See Arizona Laws 26-1001
  • Surface disturbance: means clearing, covering or moving land by means of mechanized earth-moving equipment for mineral exploration, development and production purposes but does not include surveying, assessment and location work, seismic work, maintenance and other such activities that create a de minimis disturbance. See Arizona Laws 27-901
  • Surface disturbance: means clearing, covering or moving land by means of mechanized earthmoving equipment for aggregate mining and exploration but does not include surveying, assessment and location work, seismic work, maintenance and other such activities that create a de minimis disturbance. See Arizona Laws 27-1201
  • Surface lessee: means the holder of a lease on the surface of any state land for grazing, agricultural, commercial or homesite purposes. See Arizona Laws 27-551
  • Surface lift: means a mode of transportation that pulls skiers riding on skis by means of attachment to an overhead cable supported by trestles or towers. See Arizona Laws 5-701
  • Suspicious transaction: means a transaction to which any of the following applies:

    (a) A report is required under the federal act. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Tampering: means an overt or conscious attempt to physically disable or otherwise disconnect the certified ignition interlock device from its power source that allows the operator to start the engine without taking and passing the requisite breath test. See Arizona Laws 28-1301
  • Taxi: means a motor vehicle that has a seating capacity not exceeding fifteen passengers, including the driver, that provides passenger services and that:

    (a) Does not primarily operate on a regular route or between specified places. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: includes every manner of oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Threshold amount: means a weight, market value or other form of measurement of an unlawful substance as follows:

    (a) One gram of heroin. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Through highway: means a highway or portion of a highway at the entrances to which vehicular traffic from intersecting highways is required by law to stop before entering or crossing and when stop signs are erected as provided in this chapter. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Title: includes this title, title 32, chapters 9 and 36 and title 44, chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Title transfer form: means a paper or an electronic form that is prescribed by the department for the purpose of transferring a certificate of title from one owner to another owner. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles and other conveyances either singly or together while using a highway for purposes of travel. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles and other conveyances either singly or together while using a highway for purposes of travel. See Arizona Laws 28-1501
  • Traffic control signal: means a device, whether manually, electrically or mechanically operated, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and to proceed. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Traffic survival school: means a school that offers educational sessions to drivers who are required to attend and successfully complete educational sessions pursuant to this title that are designed to improve the safety and habits of drivers and that are approved by the department. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Trailer: means a vehicle that is with or without motive power, other than a pole trailer or single-axle tow dolly, that is designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and that is constructed so that no part of its weight rests on the towing vehicle. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transfer: means furnish, deliver or give away. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • Treatment: means a program consisting of at least twenty hours of participation in a group setting dealing with alcohol or other drugs in addition to the sixteen hours of education. See Arizona Laws 28-1301
  • Truck: means a motor vehicle that is designed, used or maintained primarily for the transportation of property. See Arizona Laws 28-601
  • Truck: means a motor vehicle designed or used primarily for the carrying of property other than the effects of the driver or passengers and includes a motor vehicle to which has been added a box, a platform or other equipment for such carrying. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Truck tractor: means a motor vehicle that is designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and that is not constructed to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load drawn. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Underground mine: means a mine in which minerals or other material is extracted from beneath the surface by means of shafts, tunnels or other openings. See Arizona Laws 27-301
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Vapor-releasing substance containing a toxic substance: means a material which releases vapors or fumes containing any of the following:

    (a) Ketones, including acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, mibk, miak, isophorone and mesityl oxide. See Arizona Laws 5-704

  • Vehicle history report: means a report that is developed to track the registration and total loss history of a particular vehicle and includes odometer readings and brand codes, title brand codes and any related vehicle data. See Arizona Laws 28-440
  • Vehicle transporter: means either:

    (a) A truck tractor capable of carrying a load and drawing a semitrailer. See Arizona Laws 28-101

  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Victim: means a person against whom the delinquent act was committed, or if the person is killed or incapacitated, the person's spouse, parent, child, grandparent or sibling, any other person related to the person by consanguinity or affinity to the second degree or any other lawful representative of the person, except if the person or the person's spouse, parent, child, grandparent, sibling, other person related to the person by consanguinity or affinity to the second degree or other lawful representative is in custody for an offense or is the accused. See Arizona Laws 8-382
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.
  • Visual depiction: includes each visual image that is contained in an undeveloped film, videotape or photograph or data stored in any form and that is capable of conversion into a visual image. See Arizona Laws 5-1107
  • Voice vote: A vote in which the Presiding Officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of legisators voting on each side are not recorded.
  • Voting security: means any security presently entitling the owner or holder of such security to vote for the election of directors of a bank, trust company, savings and loan association or controlling person, excluding, in the case of a savings and loan association, votes attributable to savings accounts. See Arizona Laws 6-141
  • Waste: means any physical waste including, but not limited to, underground waste resulting from the inefficient, excessive or improper use or dissipation of reservoir energy or resulting from the location, spacing, drilling, equipping, operation or production of a geothermal resources well in such a manner that reduces or tends to reduce the ultimate economic recovery of the geothermal resources within a reservoir, and surface waste resulting from the inefficient storage or utilization of geothermal resources and the location, spacing, drilling, equipping, operation or production of a geothermal resources well in such a manner that causes or tends to cause the unnecessary or excessive surface loss or destruction of geothermal resources obtained or released from the reservoir. See Arizona Laws 27-651
  • Waste: includes :

    (a) Physical waste, as that term is generally understood in the oil and gas industry. See Arizona Laws 27-501

  • Well: means any well drilled in search of geothermal resources or any development well on lands in areas proved to be underlain by one or more formations containing geothermal resources or reasonably presumed to contain geothermal resources or any well drilled for information purposes, or any producing well or reentered abandoned well used for the injection of fluids into the geothermal formation or disposition of fluids into nongeothermal formations, or any well drilled for the purpose of stimulating the heat of a formation or for the creation of heat in a formation by nuclear or any other form of energy. See Arizona Laws 27-651
  • Well: includes any hole drilled or spudded in for the purpose, with the intention or under the representation of penetrating oil or gas bearing strata or of penetrating any strata in search of stratigraphic data pertinent to the location of oil or gas bearing strata, whether or not in either case oil or gas is actually discovered, any hole used in connection with the underground storage of hydrocarbon substances, whether liquid or gaseous, any hole used in connection with a process to inject any substance for purposes of disposal or to increase recovery, any hole used for the purpose of secondary or tertiary recovery and any hole used for the purpose of pressure maintenance. See Arizona Laws 27-501
  • Wholesaler: means a person who in the usual course of business lawfully supplies narcotic drugs, dangerous drugs, precursor chemicals or regulated chemicals that he himself has not produced or prepared, but not to a person for the purpose of consumption by the person, whether or not the wholesaler has a permit that is issued pursuant to title 32, chapter 18. See Arizona Laws 5-704
  • 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
  • workings: means any or all parts of a mine excavated or being excavated, including shafts, tunnels, drifts, crosscuts, adits, entries, winzes, raises, stopes, open cuts, and all working places, whether abandoned or in use. See Arizona Laws 27-301
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the state or by a court or judicial officer. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Youth sports: means recreational and amateur sporting related activities and competitions organized in the district. See Arizona Laws 5-1101