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Article 1 General Provisions 9-1301 – 9-1305

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 9 > Chapter 12

  • Accredited program: means a program leading to the award of a degree in audiology that is accredited by an organization recognized for that purpose by the United States department of education. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Approved training program: means a postsecondary speech-language pathology assistant training program that is approved by the director. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • 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
  • Authorized delegate: means a person designated by the licensee under section 6-1208. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Bank: means a corporation that holds a banking permit issued pursuant to chapter 2 of this title. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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 interaction: means a fieldwork practicum in speech-language pathology that is supervised by a licensed speech-language pathologist. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Commission: means the commission for the deaf and the hard of hearing. See Arizona Laws 36-1941
  • compensation: means any fee, commission or other benefit. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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
  • Control: means ownership of fifteen per cent or more of a licensee or controlling person, or the power to vote fifteen per cent or more of the outstanding voting securities of a licensee or controlling person. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Controlling person: means a person who is directly or indirectly in control of a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-1101
  • Controlling person: means a person directly or indirectly in control of a licensee. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • 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
  • Deaf: means those persons who cannot generally understand speech sounds with or without a hearing aid when in optimal listening conditions. See Arizona Laws 36-1941
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Department: means the department of financial institutions. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • 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. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Hard of hearing: means those persons who have a degree of hearing loss greater than 40dB PTA-2, but less than 85dB PTA-2, in the better ear. See Arizona Laws 36-1941
  • 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
  • Indirect supervision: means supervisory activities, other than direct supervision that are performed by a licensed speech-language pathologist and that may include consultation, record review and review and evaluation of audiotaped or videotaped sessions. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interpreting: means translating or transliterating of English concepts to any necessary specialized vocabulary used by a consumer or the translating of a consumer specialized vocabulary to English concepts. See Arizona Laws 36-1941
  • 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.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • 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
  • License: means a license issued by the director under this chapter and includes a temporary license. See Arizona Laws 36-1901
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Money: means a medium of exchange that is authorized or adopted by a domestic or foreign government as a part of its currency and that is customarily used and accepted as a medium of exchange in the country of issuance. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Money accumulation business: means obtaining money from a money transmitter as part of any activity that is carried on for financial gain if the money that is obtained by all persons acting in concert in the activity, in amounts of one thousand dollars or more, totals over fifty thousand dollars in the preceding twelve-month period. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Money transmitter: means a person who is located or doing business in this state, including a check casher and a foreign money exchanger, and who does any of the following:

    (a) Sells or issues payment instruments. See Arizona Laws 6-1201

  • Necessary specialized vocabulary: includes American sign language, English based sign language, cued speech and oral interpreting. See Arizona Laws 36-1941
  • Payment instrument: means a check, draft, money order, traveler's check or other instrument or order for the transmission or payment of money sold to one or more persons whether or not that instrument or order is negotiable. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • 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
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Title: includes this title, title 32, chapters 9 and 36 and title 44, chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Transmitting money: means the transmission of money by any means including transmissions within this country or to or from locations abroad by payment instrument, wire, facsimile, internet or any other electronic transfer, courier or otherwise. See Arizona Laws 6-1201
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Unprofessional conduct: means :

    (a) Obtaining any fee or making any sale by fraud or misrepresentation. See Arizona Laws 36-1901

  • 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