§ 9-463 Definitions
§ 9-463.01 Authority
§ 9-463.02 Subdivision defined; applicability
§ 9-463.03 Violations
§ 9-463.04 Extraterritorial jurisdiction
§ 9-463.05 Development fees; imposition by cities and towns; infrastructure improvements plan; annual report; advisory committee; limitation on actions; definitions
§ 9-463.06 Standards for enactment of moratorium; land development; limitations; definitions

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 9 > Chapter 4 > Article 6.2

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Active license: means a regular license issued pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-2501
  • Advertising: means submitting bids, contracting or making known by any public notice, publication or solicitation of business, directly or indirectly, that services regulated under this chapter are available for consideration. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Advisory letter: means a nondisciplinary letter to notify a physician assistant that either:

    (a) While there is insufficient evidence to support disciplinary action, the board believes that continuation of the activities that led to the investigation may result in further board action against the licensee. See Arizona Laws 32-2501

  • 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.
  • Agency license: means a certificate that is authenticated by the department and that attests that a qualifying party is authorized to conduct the business of private security guard service in this state. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Applicant: means a person who has submitted a completed application and all required application and fingerprint processing fees. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Armed security guard: means a registered security guard who wears, carries, possesses or has access to a firearm at any time during the course of employment. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Associate: means a person who is a partner or corporate officer in a security guard agency. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Board: means the Arizona regulatory board of physician assistants. See Arizona Laws 32-2501
  • Board: means the private investigator and security guard hearing board established by section 32-2404. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Certificate: means a certificate that is granted and issued by the department. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Computed tomography technologist: means a person who applies ionizing radiation to a human using a computed tomography machine for diagnostic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Conviction: means an adjudication of guilt by a federal, state or local court resulting from trial or plea, including a plea of no contest, regardless of whether or not the adjudication of guilt was set aside or vacated. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of public safety. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Design: means street alignment, grades and widths, alignment and widths of easements and rights-of-way for drainage and sanitary sewers and the arrangement and orientation of lots. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Direction: means responsibility for and control of the application of ionizing radiation to human beings for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Director: means the director of the department of public safety. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Emergency action: means a summary suspension of a license pending revocation, suspension or probation in order to protect the public health, safety or welfare. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Employee: means an individual who works for an employer, is listed on the employer's payroll records and is under the employer's direction and control. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Employer: means a person who is licensed pursuant to this chapter, who employs an individual for wages or salary, who lists the individual on the employer's payroll records and who withholds all legally required deductions and contributions. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Final plat: means a map of all or part of a subdivision essentially conforming to an approved preliminary plat, prepared in accordance with the provision of this article, those of any local applicable ordinance and other state statute. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Firearms safety training instructor: means a person who provides classroom and range instruction to applicants for armed security guard certification. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • 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.
  • Identification card: means a card issued by the department to a qualified applicant for an agency license, to an associate or to a registrant. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Improvement: means required installations, pursuant to this article and subdivision regulations, including grading, sewer and water utilities, streets, easements, traffic control devices as a condition to the approval and acceptance of the final plat thereof. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Ionizing radiation: means gamma rays and x-rays, alpha and beta particles, high speed electrons, neutrons, protons and other nuclear particles or rays. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • 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.
  • Land splits: as used in this article means the division of improved or unimproved land whose area is two and one-half acres or less into two or three tracts or parcels of land for the purpose of sale or lease. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • 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
  • Leg: means that part of the lower limb between the knee and the foot. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Letter of concern: means an advisory letter to notify a licensee or registrant that while there is insufficient evidence to support probation, suspension or revocation of a license or registration the department believes the licensee or registrant should modify or eliminate certain practices and that continuation of the activities that led to the information being submitted to the department may result in further disciplinary action against the person's license or registration. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Letter of reprimand: means a disciplinary letter that is issued by the board and that informs the physician assistant that the physician assistant's conduct violates state or federal law and may require the board to monitor the physician assistant. See Arizona Laws 32-2501
  • Licensed practitioner: means a person who is licensed or otherwise authorized by law to practice medicine, dentistry, osteopathic medicine, podiatry, chiropractic or naturopathic medicine in this state. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Licensee: means a person to whom an agency license is granted pursuant to article 2 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Limit: means a nondisciplinary action that is taken by the board and that alters a physician assistant's practice or medical activities if there is evidence that the physician assistant is or may be mentally or physically unable to safely engage in health care tasks. See Arizona Laws 32-2501
  • Mammographic technologist: means a person who applies ionizing radiation to the breasts of a human being for diagnostic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Medically incompetent: means that a physician assistant lacks sufficient medical knowledge or skills, or both, in performing delegated health care tasks to a degree likely to endanger the health or safety of patients. See Arizona Laws 32-2501
  • medication-assisted treatment: means the use of pharmacological medications that are approved by the United States food and drug administration, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a whole patient approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. See Arizona Laws 32-3201.01
  • Minor surgery: means those invasive procedures that may be delegated to a physician assistant by a supervising physician, that are consistent with the training and experience of the physician assistant, that are normally taught in courses of training approved by the board and that have been approved by the board as falling within a scope of practice of a physician assistant. See Arizona Laws 32-2501
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • municipality: means an incorporated city or town. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Nuclear medicine technologist: means a person who uses radiopharmaceutical agents on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes as set forth in rules adopted pursuant to section 32-2815. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • 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.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Physician: means a physician who is licensed pursuant to chapter 13 or 17 of this title. See Arizona Laws 32-2501
  • Physician assistant: means a person who is licensed pursuant to this chapter and who practices medicine with physician supervision. See Arizona Laws 32-2501
  • Planning agency: means the official body designated by local ordinance to carry out the purposes of this article and may be a planning department, a planning commission, the legislative body itself, or any combination thereof. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Plat: means a map of a subdivision:

    (a) "Preliminary plat" means a preliminary map, including supporting data, indicating a proposed subdivision design prepared in accordance with the provisions of this article and those of any local applicable ordinance. See Arizona Laws 9-463

  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Practical technologist in bone densitometry: means a technologist who holds a certificate to apply ionizing radiation to a person's hips, spine and extremities through the use of a bone density machine. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Practical technologist in podiatry: means a person holding a practical technologist in podiatry certificate that is granted and issued by the department. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Practical technologist in radiology: means a person holding a practical technologist in radiology certificate that is granted and issued by the department. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Practical technologist in radiology certificate: means a certificate that is issued to a person, other than a licensed practitioner, who applies ionizing radiation to specific parts of the human body for diagnostic purposes while under the specific direction of a licensed practitioner. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • 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.
  • Private security guard service: means any agency, individual or employer in the business of furnishing to the public for hire, fee or reward dogs, watchmen, patrol services, private security guards or other persons to protect human life or to prevent the theft or the misappropriation or concealment of goods, wares, merchandise, money, bonds, stocks, notes, choses in action or other property, valuable documents, papers and articles of value. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • 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
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Proprietary company: means a company that employs security guards or armed security guards solely for use of and service to itself and not for others. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Qualifying party: means the individual who meets the qualifications under this chapter for an agency license. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Radiation therapy technologist: means a person who uses radiation on humans for therapeutic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Radiologic technologist: means a person who holds a certificate that is issued by the department and that allows that person to apply ionizing radiation to individuals at the direction of a licensed practitioner for general diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Radiologic technology: means the science and art of applying ionizing radiation to human beings for general diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Radiologist: means a licensed practitioner of medicine or osteopathic medicine who has undertaken a course of training that meets the requirements for admission to the examination of the American board of radiology or the American osteopathic board of radiology. See Arizona Laws 32-2801
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Registrant: means an employee of a licensed agency who is qualified to perform the services of a security guard. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Registration certificate: means a certificate that is authenticated by the department and that attests that an employee of a business holding an agency license has satisfactorily complied with article 3 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restrict: means a disciplinary action that is taken by the board and that alters a physician assistant's practice or medical activities if there is evidence that the physician assistant is or may be medically incompetent or guilty of unprofessional conduct. See Arizona Laws 32-2501
  • Right-of-way: means any public or private right-of-way and includes any area required for public use pursuant to any general or specific plan as provided for in article 6 of this chapter. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Security guard: means any person employed by a private security guard service or proprietary company as a watchman, patrolman, bodyguard, personal protection guard or private security guard or any other person who performs security guard services, but does not include any regularly commissioned police or peace officer or railroad police appointed pursuant to section 40-856. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Security guard training instructor: means a person who provides instruction to applicants for unarmed security guard certification. See Arizona Laws 32-2601
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Street: means any existing or proposed street, avenue, boulevard, road, lane, parkway, place, bridge, viaduct or easement for public vehicular access or a street shown in a plat heretofore approved pursuant to law or a street in a plat duly filed and recorded in the county recorder's office. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Subdivider: means a person, firm, corporation, partnership, association, syndicate, trust or other legal entity that files application and initiates proceedings for the subdivision of land in accordance with the provisions of this article, any local applicable ordinance and other state statute, except that an individual serving as agent for such legal entity is not a subdivider. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Subdivision: means any land or portion thereof subject to the provisions of this article as provided in section 9-463. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Subdivision regulations: means a municipal ordinance regulating the design and improvement of subdivisions enacted under the provisions of this article or any prior statute regulating the design and improvement of subdivisions. See Arizona Laws 9-463
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Supervising physician: means a physician who holds a current unrestricted license, who supervises a physician assistant and who assumes legal responsibility for health care tasks performed by the physician assistant. See Arizona Laws 32-2501
  • Supervision: means a physician's opportunity or ability to provide or exercise direction and control over the services of a physician assistant. See Arizona Laws 32-2501
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Unprofessional conduct: includes the following acts by a physician assistant that occur in this state or elsewhere:

    (a) Violating any federal or state law or rule that applies to the performance of health care tasks as a physician assistant. See Arizona Laws 32-2501

  • Unprofessional conduct: means any of the following:

    (a) Engaging or offering to engage by fraud or misrepresentation in activities regulated by this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-2601

  • 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