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Article 1 General Provisions 9-1201 – 9-1205

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 9 > Chapter 11

  • Acquisition of control: means a transaction by which a person obtains, directly or indirectly, control of a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Application: means an application which is made pursuant to this article for approval of the superintendent to become a financial institution holding company. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Audiologist: means a person who engages in the practice of audiology and who meets the requirements prescribed in this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Audiology: means the nonmedical and nonsurgical application of principles, methods and procedures of measurement, testing, evaluation and prediction that are related to hearing, its disorders and related communication impairments for the purpose of nonmedical diagnosis, prevention, amelioration or modification of these disorders and conditions. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Bank: means a corporation that holds a banking permit issued pursuant to chapter 2 of this title. 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
  • Citrus: means varieties of the genus citrus commercially produced in this state for the fresh market but does not include commercially produced by-products or products manufactured for resale. See Arizona Laws 3-468
  • Clinical investigation: means activity conducted for the purpose of developing, refining or training in the process of in vitro fertilization for the treatment of human infertility, including experiments, investigations, clinical trials, and the development of new technology. See Arizona Laws 36-1701
  • 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.
  • 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 or power to vote twenty-five per cent or more of the outstanding voting securities of a financial institution or controlling person or to control in any manner the election of a majority of the directors of a financial institution or controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Controlling person: means a person who is directly or indirectly in control of a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Council: means the Arizona citrus research council. See Arizona Laws 3-468
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-1751
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Department: means the department of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Direct supervision: means the on-site, in-view observation and guidance of a speech-language pathology assistant by a licensed speech-language pathologist while the speech-language pathology assistant performs an assigned clinical activity. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-1751
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disorders of communication: means an organic or nonorganic condition that impedes the normal process of human communication and includes disorders of speech, articulation, fluency, voice, verbal and written language, auditory comprehension, cognition and communications and oral, pharyngeal and laryngeal sensorimotor competencies. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Disorders of hearing: means an organic or nonorganic condition, whether peripheral or central, that impedes the normal process of human communication and includes disorders of auditory sensitivity, acuity, function or processing. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Division: means the financial institutions division within the department. See Arizona Laws 6-101; Version 2
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Egg: means an oocyte or egg cell of a human female. See Arizona Laws 36-1701
  • Egg donor: means a woman who provides or agrees to provide her eggs for purposes other than her own impregnation with those eggs. See Arizona Laws 36-1701
  • 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
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Financial institution: means banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations, international banking facilities, and holding companies of banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations and international banking facilities under the jurisdiction of the department. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Financial institution holding company: means a corporation, trust, association, partnership or similar organization which directly or indirectly, acting through one or more persons, controls a financial institution or a controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Hearing aid: means any wearable instrument or device designed for or represented as aiding or improving human hearing or as aiding, improving or compensating for defective human hearing, and any parts, attachments or accessories of the instrument or device, including ear molds, but excluding batteries and cords. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Hearing aid dispenser: means any person who engages in the practice of fitting and dispensing hearing aids. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Judgment: means either:

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

  • Judgment debtor: means any defendant under this article who is the subject of a judgment. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Landowner: means any owner of a legal or equitable interest in real property, including the heirs, devisees, successors, assigns and personal representative of the owner, or a representative authorized by a landowner to submit to a city or town a development application for a property for approval. See Arizona Laws 9-1201
  • 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
  • Lessee: means a person contracting with a lessor for the use of a safe deposit repository. See Arizona Laws 6-1001
  • Lessor: means a corporation or association authorized under the laws of this state, any other state or the United States to do business as a bank, trust company, credit union or savings and loan association and maintaining safe deposit repositories for public use. See Arizona Laws 6-1001
  • Letter of concern: means an advisory letter to notify a licensee that, while there is insufficient evidence to support disciplinary action, the director believes the licensee should modify or eliminate certain practices and that continuation of the activities that led to the information being submitted to the director may result in action against the licensee. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means a license issued by the director under this chapter and includes a temporary license. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-991
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mobile food unit: means a food establishment that is licensed by this state, that is readily movable and that dispenses food or beverages for immediate service and consumption and other incidental retail items from any vehicle as defined in section 28-101. See Arizona Laws 36-1751
  • Mobile food vendor: means any person who owns, controls, manages or leases a mobile food unit or contracts with a person to prepare foods and vend from, drive or operate a mobile food unit. See Arizona Laws 36-1751
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Nonmedical diagnosing: means the art or act of identifying a communication disorder from its signs and symptoms. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • 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.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Physician: means a person who is licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17. See Arizona Laws 36-1701
  • Practice of audiology: means :

    (a) Rendering or offering to render to a person or persons who have or who are suspected of having disorders of hearing any service in audiology including prevention, identification, evaluation, consultation, habilitation, rehabilitation, instruction and research. See Arizona Laws 36-1901

  • Practice of fitting and dispensing hearing aids: means the measurement of human hearing by means of an audiometer or by any other means, solely for the purpose of making selections or adaptations of hearing aids, and the fitting, sale and servicing of hearing aids, including assistive listening devices and the making of impressions for ear molds and includes identification, instruction, consultation, rehabilitation and hearing conservation as these relate only to hearing aids and related devices and, at the request of a physician or another licensed health care professional, the making of audiograms for the professional's use in consultation with the hearing impaired. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Practice of speech-language pathology: means :

    (a) Rendering or offering to render to an individual or groups of individuals who have or are suspected of having disorders of communication service in speech-language pathology including prevention, identification, evaluation, consultation, habilitation, rehabilitation, instruction and research. See Arizona Laws 36-1901

  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Producer: means a person engaged in this state in the business of commercially producing or causing citrus to be commercially produced. See Arizona Laws 3-468
  • Property: means all real property subject to zoning regulations and restrictions by a city or town. See Arizona Laws 9-1201
  • Protected development right: means the right to undertake and complete the development and use of property under the terms and conditions of a protected development right plan and this article, without compliance with subsequent changes in zoning regulations and development standards, except as provided by section 9-1204. See Arizona Laws 9-1201
  • Protected development right plan: means a plan submitted by a landowner to a city or town, that, if approved by the legislative body of the city or town and if identified as a protected development right plan at the time it is submitted, grants the landowner, for a specified period of time, a protected development right to undertake and complete the development as shown on the plan. See Arizona Laws 9-1201
  • Purchase: includes providing any cash, in-kind payment or other valuable financial or nonfinancial consideration. See Arizona Laws 36-1701
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Regular license: means each type of license issued by the director, except a temporary license. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • repository: means a safe deposit box or any other safe deposit receptacle and includes the lessor's vault space made available for use by the lessee in common with others for the storage of property or documents. See Arizona Laws 6-1001
  • sale: means a transfer of title or of the right to use by lease, bailment or any other contract, but does not include transfers at wholesale to distributors or dealers. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • 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.
  • Speech-language pathology: means the nonmedical and nonsurgical application of principles, methods and procedures of assessment, testing, evaluation and prediction related to speech and language and its disorders and related communication impairments for the nonmedical diagnosis, prevention, amelioration or modification of these disorders and conditions. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Speech-language pathology assistant: means a person who provides services prescribed in section 36-1940. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Sponsor: means a person who is licensed pursuant to this chapter and who agrees to train or directly supervise a temporary licensee in the same field of practice. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Temporary licensee: means a person who is licensed under this chapter for a specified period of time under the sponsorship of a person licensed pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Title: includes this title, title 32, chapters 9 and 36 and title 44, chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Voting security: means any security presently entitling the owner or holder of the security to vote for the election of directors of a financial institution or controlling person, excluding, in the case of a savings and loan association, votes attributable to savings accounts. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • 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
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215