§ 9-821 Law governing municipal elections
§ 9-821.01 Declaration of statewide concern; nonpartisan city and town elections; districts; procedure
§ 9-822 Qualifications of voters
§ 9-823 Registration of voters; change of registration
§ 9-824 Registration for elections
§ 9-825 Election boards; appointment
§ 9-826 Publicity pamphlet format; state preemption; bond and tax measures

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 9 > Chapter 7 > Article 3 - Elections and Voters

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Adult: means an individual who is at least eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • 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.
  • Agent: means an individual who is either:

    (a) Authorized to make health care decisions on the principal's behalf pursuant to a health care power of attorney. See Arizona Laws 36-841

  • 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.
  • Anatomical gift: means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect after the donor's death for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research or education. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • 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.
  • Auxiliary aids and services: means all of the following:

    (a) Qualified interpreters or other effective methods of making aurally delivered materials available to individuals with a hearing impairment. See Arizona Laws 36-841

  • 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
  • Child: means any person through the age of fourteen years. See Arizona Laws 36-881
  • Child care: means the care, supervision and guidance of a child or children, unaccompanied by a parent, guardian or custodian, on a regular basis, for periods of less than twenty-four hours per day, in a place other than the child's or the children's own home or homes. See Arizona Laws 36-881
  • Child care facility: means any facility in which child care is regularly provided for compensation for five or more children not related to the proprietor. See Arizona Laws 36-881
  • Child care group home: means a residential facility in which child care is regularly provided for compensation for periods of less than twenty-four hours per day for not less than five children but no more than ten children through the age of twelve years. See Arizona Laws 36-897
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Controlling person: means a person who:

    (a) Through ownership, has the power to vote at least ten per cent of the outstanding voting securities. See Arizona Laws 36-881

  • 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.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Decedent: means a deceased individual whose body or part is or may be the source of an anatomical gift. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • 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 36-899
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-881
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-897
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-899
  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-881
  • Disinterested witness: means a witness other than the spouse, child, parent, sibling, grandchild, grandparent or guardian of the individual who makes, amends, revokes or refuses to make an anatomical gift, or another adult who exhibited special care and concern for the individual. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Document of gift: means a donor card or other record that is used to make an anatomical gift. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Donor: means an individual whose body or part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Donor registry: means a database that contains records of anatomical gifts. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Driver license: means a license or permit that is issued pursuant to title 28 to operate a vehicle, whether or not conditions are attached to the license or permit. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • 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.
  • Eye bank: means a person that is licensed or regulated under federal or state law or is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency to engage in recovering, screening, testing, processing, storing or distributing human eyes or portions of human eyes. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Guardian: means a person who is appointed by a court to make decisions regarding the support, care, education, health or welfare of an individual. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Hearing evaluation services: means services which include the identification, testing, evaluation and initiation of follow-up services as defined in the rules and regulations of the department, as provided by Section 36-899. See Arizona Laws 36-899
  • Hospital: means a facility that is licensed as a hospital under the laws of any state or that is operated as a hospital by the United States, a state or a subdivision of a state. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Identification card: means a nonoperating identification license that is issued by the motor vehicle division of the department of transportation. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Know: means to have actual knowledge. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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
  • Minor: means a person under eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Minor: means an individual who is under eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Nighttime: means the period between sunset and sunrise. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Nontransplant anatomical donation organization: means a tissue bank or other organization that facilitates nontransplant anatomical donations, including facilitation through referrals, obtaining informed consent or authorization and assessing donor acceptability and through the acquisition, traceability, transporting, preparation, packaging, labeling, storage, release, evaluating intended use, distribution and final disposition of nontransplant anatomical donations. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • 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.
  • Organ procurement organization: means a qualified organ procurement organization under 42 United States Code § 273 that is currently certified or recertified in accordance with that federal law. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Parent: means a parent whose parental rights have not been terminated. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Part: means an organ, eye or tissue of a human being. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • 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
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, day nursery, nursery school, day camp, kindergarten, child care agency, school governing board, charter school or child care center that operates a child care facility. See Arizona Laws 36-881
  • Physician: means an individual who is licensed as a physician pursuant to Title 32, Chapter 13 or 17. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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
  • Principal: means a person who is the subject of a health care power of attorney. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Private education program: means all programs of private education offering courses of study for grades, kindergarten through the twelfth grade of high school. See Arizona Laws 36-899
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Procurement organization: means any of the following:

    (a) An organ procurement organization. See Arizona Laws 36-841

  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Prospective donor: means an individual who is dead or near death and who has been determined by a procurement organization to have a part that could be medically suitable for transplantation, therapy, research or education. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Provider: means the certificate holder or a person the certificate holder designates in writing who, pursuant to applicable statutes and rules, is to be responsible for direct daily supervision, operation and maintenance of the child care group home. See Arizona Laws 36-897
  • Public education program: means all kindergarten, primary and secondary programs of education within the public school system, including but not beyond the twelfth grade of common or high school. See Arizona Laws 36-899
  • Reasonably available: means able to be contacted by a procurement organization without undue effort and willing and able to act in a timely manner consistent with existing medical criteria necessary for the making of an anatomical gift. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Recipient: means an individual into whose body a decedent's part has been or is intended to be transplanted. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Refusal: means a record created pursuant to section 36-846 that expressly states an intent to bar other persons from making an anatomical gift of an individual's body or part. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Substantial compliance: means that the nature or number of violations revealed by any type of inspection or investigation of an applicant for licensure or a licensed child care facility does not pose a direct risk to the life, health or safety of children. See Arizona Laws 36-881
  • Substantial compliance: means that the nature or number of violations revealed by any type of inspection or investigation of an applicant for certification as a child care group home or a certified child care group home does not pose a direct risk to the life, health or safety of children. See Arizona Laws 36-897
  • Technician: means an individual who is determined to be qualified to remove or process parts by an appropriate organization that is licensed or regulated under federal or state law or is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Tissue: means all or a portion of the human body other than blood, an organ or an eye unless the blood, organ or eye is donated for the purpose of research or education. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • Tissue bank: means a person that is licensed or regulated under federal or state law or is accredited as a tissue bank by a nationally recognized accrediting agency to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage or distribution of tissue. See Arizona Laws 36-841
  • 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
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215