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Chapter 1
STATE AGENCIES AND OFFICERS
Article 1State Land Department
  • 37-102
  • State land department; powers and duties
  • 37-103
  • Seal of state land department
  • 37-104
  • Power to make and accept conveyances of real property
  • 37-105
  • Inclusion of state lands under reclamation projects and irrigation districts; assessments and charges
  • 37-106
  • Federal reclamation trust fund
  • 37-106.01
  • Power to contract for central Arizona project water for use on state lands; payment of costs; selling unallocated water; disposition of revenue from sale of central Arizona project water and water rights
  • 37-108
  • Court actions related to natural resources projects; remedies; account; definition
  • 37-109
  • Alternative payment methods
  • 37-110
  • Due diligence fund; exemption; reversion
Article 2State Land Commissioner
  • 37-131
  • State land commissioner; appointment; term; removal; compensation
  • 37-132.01
  • Performance and restoration account; agreements with public and private entities
  • 37-133
  • Decisions of commissioner; filing; notice to persons in interest
Chapter 1.2
RESOURCE ANALYSIS DIVISION
Article 1General Provisions
  • 37-172
  • Resource analysis division; administrator; employees; compensation; state cartographer
  • 37-176
  • Revolving fund; source of monies; claims
  • 37-177
  • Arizona geographic information council
  • 37-178
  • Geospatial data sharing
Chapter 2
ADMINISTRATION OF STATE AND OTHER PUBLIC LANDS
Article 1Selection
  • 37-201
  • Examination and selection duties of commissioner
  • 37-202
  • Selection board; powers and duties; distribution of central Arizona project water to state trust lands
  • 37-203
  • Selection of lands; designation of land to institution or purpose; credit of receipts to specific funds
  • 37-204
  • Advances for survey; repayment
  • 37-205
  • Due diligence costs related to disposition of land
Article 2Investigation, Classification and Appraisal
  • 37-211
  • Investigations of and experiments on state lands to determine possible uses; reclassification
  • 37-212
  • Classification of lands selected; reclassification
  • 37-214
  • Board of appeals; approval of participation contracts; appeal
  • 37-215
  • Appeal from decision of commissioner or board of appeals
Article 2.1Sale and Lease of State Lands for Public Education
  • 37-221
  • Sale or lease of state lands for public education purposes
Article 3Sale of State Lands
  • 37-231
  • State lands subject to sale; rights reserved in lands sold; state lands not subject to sale; development agreements
  • 37-232
  • Application to purchase state lands or for reimbursement for improvements; deposit
  • 37-233
  • Sale of state lands; restriction on sale of timber land; expense of sale
  • 37-234
  • Sale of agricultural lands without application; limitation on sales of agricultural lands
  • 37-235
  • Subdivision of state lands for sale; size and price limitations
  • 37-236
  • Order by department of sale of lands; sale at auction; cancellation of sale; appeal
  • 37-236.01
  • Sale of lands suitable for conservation purposes and other purposes at single auction
  • 37-237
  • Notice required for sale of lands or lands and improvements; publication
  • 37-238
  • Procedure for sale; report of sale
  • 37-239
  • Participation contracts; planning and disposition proposals
  • 37-240
  • Limitations on amount of land one person may purchase
  • 37-241
  • Terms of sale of state land; payment; interest rate
  • 37-243
  • Payment of rent in arrears; payment for use of land
  • 37-244
  • Certificate of purchase; conditions
  • 37-245
  • Rights conferred by certificate of purchase; recording of certificate
  • 37-246
  • Sale of natural products of lands by purchaser under certificate of purchase; disposition of proceeds; violation; classification
  • 37-247
  • Purchaser's default; forfeiture and cancellation of certificate of purchase; extension of time for payments
  • 37-249
  • Actions to rescind sales
  • 37-250
  • Replacement of lost or destroyed certificate of purchase
  • 37-251
  • Issuance of patents for state lands
  • 37-254
  • Cancellation of tax assessment on lands reverting to state
  • 37-255
  • Sale of or mortgage or other lien on interest of lessee or holder of certificate of purchase
  • 37-256
  • Application of provisions; east half of dry bed of Colorado river
  • 37-258
  • Sale of rights in dry riverbed
  • 37-259
  • Application as offer to settle dispute
  • 37-260
  • Selling and administrative expenses
  • 37-261
  • Authority to auction reversion rights
Article 4Lease of State Lands
  • 37-281
  • Lease of state lands for certain purposes without advertising; terms and conditions
  • 37-281.01
  • Lease of state lands for grazing purposes; notice
  • 37-281.02
  • Leasing state lands for commercial purposes for more than ten years
  • 37-281.03
  • Leasing land along Colorado river from United States; subleasing requirements; limitations
  • 37-281.04
  • Default of lease of state land; assignment to cities and towns
  • 37-282
  • Duty of lessees to cooperate with state land department in making classifications and appraisals
  • 37-282.01
  • Mass appraisals; notice; procedure; definitions
  • 37-283
  • Subleases by grazing lessee; limitation upon grazing use; sublease surcharge
  • 37-284
  • Conflicting short-term lease applications; preference rights
  • 37-285
  • Rental rates for grazing and other lands; grazing land valuation commission; reclassification and reappraisal; definitions
  • 37-286
  • Execution of leases by land department; covenants; assignment of lease by lessee
  • 37-286.01
  • Duty to exclude unauthorized livestock bond; damages; injunction
  • 37-287
  • Reservation of rights in state land leases
  • 37-287.01
  • Default on long-term lease; forfeiture and cancellation of lease; extension of time for payments; penalty and interest on delinquent rent
  • 37-288
  • Default on short-term lease; forfeiture and cancellation of lease; extension of time for payment; penalty and interest on delinquent rental; automatic termination for arrearage
  • 37-288.01
  • Disposition of personal property abandoned by lessee at the end of the lease; definitions
  • 37-289
  • Procedure on cancellation of lease; notice, default, hearing and appeal
  • 37-290
  • Cancellation of lease on reclassification of lands; preferred right to lease reclassified land; refund of advance rental payments
  • 37-291
  • Preferred rights to renewal of lease; exceptions; notification
  • 37-294
  • Recovery of lands unlawfully held
  • 37-295
  • Disposition of long-term commercial lease prepayments; prepayment fund
Article 4.1Protesting Auctions
  • 37-301
  • Procedure for protesting auctions
Article 4.2Trust Lands Suitable for Conservation
  • 37-312
  • Nominating and classifying trust land as suitable for conservation purposes
  • 37-312.01
  • Access to and use and enjoyment of private lands
  • 37-313
  • Conservation lease of trust lands suitable for conservation; definition
  • 37-314
  • Conveyance of title to trust lands suitable for conservation purposes
  • 37-315
  • Withdrawing trust lands suitable for conservation purposes by department without lease or sale
  • 37-317
  • Subordination to constitution and enabling act
Article 5Improvements on State Lands
  • 37-321
  • Permission required for person other than holder of certificate of purchase to make improvements; forfeiture for failure to obtain permission; report of improvements
  • 37-321.01
  • Rights to water used on state land; definition
  • 37-322
  • Basis for appraisal of improvements; reimbursements; amortization; reimbursement for irrigation or district assessments and levies; limitation
  • 37-322.01
  • Reimbursement for nonremovable improvements by succeeding lessee of lands not subject to auction; failure to pay; penalty
  • 37-322.02
  • Payment by purchaser or succeeding lessee for improvements on auctioned land
  • 37-322.03
  • Improvements on state lands; taxation; disposition on termination of lease; statement of improvements
  • 37-322.04
  • Accounting for improvements which become property of state
  • 37-323
  • Permission required for construction on floodplains; criteria
  • 37-324
  • Development or secondary plan; effect
Article 5.1Urban Lands Development
  • 37-331.01
  • Designation of state lands as urban lands on request
  • 37-331.02
  • Urban land planning oversight committee
  • 37-331.03
  • Conceptual urban state trust land use plans; five year state trust land disposition plans; definitions
  • 37-332
  • Urban lands; notice; hearing; requirements; classification; state general plan
  • 37-334
  • Designation of lands; development or secondary plan; requirements; approval
  • 37-334.01
  • Development plan for a master plan area
  • 37-335
  • Sale or lease of state lands for development
  • 37-335.01
  • Compensation and reimbursement of lessee upon cancellation of lease
  • 37-335.02
  • Off-site improvement of urban lands
  • 37-335.03
  • Assessment district assessments and city improvement plan assessments as lien on urban lands within district; enforcement
  • 37-335.06
  • Agreements to fund, install and reimburse costs of infrastructure on trust lands
  • 37-336
  • Rules; review and approval by legislature; duties of commissioner
  • 37-338
  • Selection of application for development planning permit or secondary permit
Article 6Reclamation of State Lands
  • 37-341
  • Preliminary investigation of projects for reclamation of state lands
  • 37-342
  • Acquisition by land department of rights necessary or advisable for reclamation or irrigation of state lands
  • 37-343
  • Investigation of adverse claims upon state lands; protection of equities of persons appropriating water prior to reservation of land for the state
Article 7Payments to Local Governments
  • 37-371
  • Definition of acquired entitlement land
  • 37-372
  • Payments to local governments with respect to acquired entitlement lands
Article 8Rights of Entrymen Upon Public Domain
  • 37-411
  • Rights of entrymen under federal laws to possession and enjoyment of land
  • 37-412
  • Limitation on claims; marking boundaries of claim; notice; recording of notice
Article 9Use of State Lands by State Institutions
  • 37-441
  • Taking by state of state lands and improvements; reimbursement of owners for improvements; lease by department or institution
  • 37-442
  • Application by department or institution to take over state lands; approval by governor; compensation of lessee for improvements and damages resulting from termination
  • 37-443
  • Improvements as state property
  • 37-444
  • Offset against rent due from trust beneficiaries; substituting trust designations
Article 10Rights of Way and Sites for Public Uses
  • 37-461
  • Grants of rights-of-way and sites for public uses
Article 11Disposition of Products of State Lands
  • 37-481
  • Conservation and administration of products of state lands
  • 37-482
  • Contracts for sale of timber; limitations; universities timber land account; composition; use
  • 37-483
  • Program to remove vegetative natural products; program termination
Article 12Trespass on State Lands
  • 37-501
  • Trespass on state lands; classification
  • 37-502
  • Damages in civil action for trespass on state lands; seizure of products; report of trespasses
  • 37-503
  • Disposition of personal property unlawfully abandoned on state land
Article 13Segregation of Funds Derived from Lands
  • 37-521
  • Permanent state school fund; composition; use
  • 37-522
  • Universities land fund; composition; use
  • 37-523
  • Normal schools land fund; composition; use
  • 37-524
  • Agricultural and mechanical colleges land fund and school of mines land fund; composition; use
  • 37-525
  • Other land funds; composition; use
  • 37-526
  • Central Arizona project municipal and industrial repayment fund
  • 37-527
  • Trust land management fund
Article 14Exchange of Public Lands
  • 37-601
  • Authorization to exchange
  • 37-603
  • Method of exchange; appraisal
  • 37-604
  • Exchange of state land; procedure; limitation and exceptions; definition
  • 37-604.01
  • Exchange of state subsurface rights and interests
  • 37-605
  • Title; reservations, restrictions and encumbrances
  • 37-606
  • Protest; public hearing; judicial review
  • 37-607
  • Method of exchange; valuation
  • 37-609
  • Exchange of sovereign lands
  • 37-610
  • Disposition of surplus floodplain lands
Article 15Acquisition of Lands by United States for Penal Purposes
  • 37-611
  • Acquisition of lands by United States for penal purposes
  • 37-612
  • Concurrent jurisdiction of the United States over lands acquired for penal purposes; termination of jurisdiction
  • 37-613
  • Power of state to serve process upon land ceded United States for penal purposes
Article 16Exchange of Road Rights-of-Way
  • 37-615
  • Exchange of road rights-of-way on state land; procedure; limitation and exceptions
  • 37-616
  • Protest; public hearing; judicial review
  • 37-617
  • Method of exchange; valuation
Article 17Concurrent Jurisdiction With United States Over Certain Lands and Areas
  • 37-620
  • Vesting of concurrent criminal jurisdiction in the United States over certain lands and areas
  • 37-620.01
  • Concurrent jurisdiction over veterans administration properties; acceptance
  • 37-620.02
  • State consent to acquisition of land by the United States for exclusive jurisdiction
  • 37-620.03
  • National monuments; catalog; attorney general; litigation
Article 18Interstate Compact for Jurisdiction on the Colorado River
Article 19Holistic Resource Management
  • 37-620.21
  • Holistic resource management program
Article 20Arizona Resource Advisory Council
  • 37-620.31
  • Arizona resource advisory council; membership; duties; report
Chapter 3
ACTS OF CONGRESS RELATING TO STATE AND FEDERAL LANDS
Article 1Carey Land Acts
  • 37-701
  • Acceptance of Carey land acts; state agency
  • 37-702
  • Application for selection of arid lands for irrigation projects or reclamation projects; proposal; deposit
  • 37-703
  • Processing of proposal by land department; processing by director of water resources; approval or disapproval of application
  • 37-704
  • Contract; contents; bond of contractor
  • 37-705
  • Contract provisions as to beginning and completion dates; forfeiture for failure to prosecute work
  • 37-706
  • Persons eligible to apply for entry; limitation on area; contents of application; price of lands; disposition of monies received
  • 37-707
  • Procedure upon completion of project by settler; application for federal patent; grant of state patent to settler
  • 37-708
  • Water rights appurtenant to lands; lien; foreclosure and redemption
  • 37-709
  • Maps of project; right of easement reserved
  • 37-710
  • Reservation of mineral rights in school lands sold
Article 2Taylor Grazing Act
  • 37-721
  • Acceptance of Taylor grazing act, amendment of enabling act and other federal laws relating to exchange of lands
  • 37-722
  • Authority of land department and selection board to make exchanges of state owned for federally owned land
  • 37-723
  • Distribution of money received from United States; appropriations to counties
  • 37-724
  • Receipts from lease of public lands
  • 37-725
  • Receipts from grazing district fees; district treasurer; duties
  • 37-726
  • Expenditure of grazing fees of district; purposes authorized
Article 3Federal Mineral, Oil and Gas Lease Act
  • 37-741
  • Public roads and public education fund; purposes; approval of expenditures by legislature; distribution
Chapter 4
ACQUISITION OF PRIVATE REAL PROPERTY BY STATE OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION
Article 1In General
  • 37-801
  • Duty to disclose names of persons having a beneficial interest in real property
  • 37-802
  • Disposition of real property by state agency; alternative fuel delivery systems; definition
  • 37-803
  • Disposition of real property by state agency
  • 37-804
  • Payment of outstanding taxes, penalties and interest on acquiring property
Chapter 5
STATE CLAIMS TO PUBLIC LANDS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 37-902
  • Public lands; public policy; state land department
  • 37-903
  • State land commissioner; powers; duties
  • 37-904
  • Public lands board of review; members; powers and duties; staff and officers; service of process
  • 37-905
  • Appeal of commissioner's decision; board of review; procedures; decision; further appeal
  • 37-906
  • Public lands; disposal; use; written authorization required
  • 37-907
  • Federal lands acquired without legislative consent; placement on tax rolls
  • 37-908
  • Powers and duties of attorney general
  • 37-909
  • State payments to counties
Article 2Rights-of-Way Across Public Lands
  • 37-931
  • Claims of right-of-way under revised statute 2477
Chapter 6
NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
Article 2Division of Natural Resource Conservation
  • 37-1011
  • Division of natural resource conservation
  • 37-1012
  • State natural resource conservation commissioner
  • 37-1013
  • Powers and duties of commissioner
  • 37-1014
  • State financial assistance; application; criteria
  • 37-1015
  • Environmental special plate fund; distribution
Article 3Formation, Change in Boundaries and Dissolution
  • 37-1031
  • Petition for creation of district
  • 37-1032
  • Hearing on petition; notice
  • 37-1033
  • Determination by commissioner
  • 37-1034
  • Referendum; election of supervisors
  • 37-1035
  • Proclamation of result of referendum and election; terms of supervisors
  • 37-1036
  • Proceedings to organize district; certificate of organization
  • 37-1039
  • Status following dissolution
  • 37-1040
  • Change in boundaries; combination or division of districts; change in name of districts
Article 4Administration
  • 37-1051
  • District supervisors; term of office; biennial election
  • 37-1052
  • Organization of supervisors; vacancies
  • 37-1053
  • Powers and duties of supervisors
  • 37-1056
  • Cooperation between districts
  • 37-1057
  • Cooperation by state agencies
Chapter 7
STATE CLAIMS TO STREAMBEDS
Article 1General Provisions
Article 2Determining Navigability
  • 37-1121
  • Arizona navigable stream adjudication commission
  • 37-1122
  • General powers and duties of the commission
  • 37-1123
  • Receiving and compiling evidence and records
  • 37-1124
  • Compiling evidence and records by department
  • 37-1128
  • Determination of navigability
  • 37-1130
  • Title to bed of nonnavigable watercourse; appropriation of waters for public trust values
  • 37-1131
  • Notice to landowners; quiet title action
  • 37-1132
  • Refunds to record title owners
Article 3Management of Public Trust Lands
  • 37-1151
  • Petition to release public trust status
  • 37-1152
  • Auction and sale of released public trust lands
  • 37-1153
  • Permit to use public trust lands
  • 37-1154
  • Public improvements in beds of navigable watercourses; definition
  • 37-1155
  • Prior use of public trust lands
  • 37-1156
  • Riparian trust fund; acquisition and management of riparian lands
Chapter 8
MILITARY AIRPORT LAND EXCHANGES
Article 1General Provisions
Article 2Military Airport Land Exchange Section
  • 37-1221
  • Military airport land exchange section; purpose; employees; compensation
  • 37-1222
  • Military airport land exchange proposal application; agreement
  • 37-1223
  • Powers and duties of the section; limitations
  • 37-1224
  • Military airport land exchange fund
Chapter 9
ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE MANAGEMENT
Article 1Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management
  • 37-1301
  • Arizona department of forestry and fire management; state forester; appointment; qualifications
  • 37-1302
  • Powers and duties of state forester; rules; legislative presentation; acceptance of federal law
  • 37-1303
  • Suppression of wildfires; powers and duties of state forester; entry on private lands
  • 37-1304
  • Forestry administrative districts; equipment and personnel
  • 37-1305
  • Emergencies; prohibiting fireworks; liabilities and expenses; fire suppression revolving fund
  • 37-1307
  • State fire safety committee; members; terms; powers and duties; compensation; fire watch requirements
Article 3Compact for Interstate Cooperation on Forests
Article 4Office of the State Fire Marshal
  • 37-1381
  • Office of the state fire marshal; purpose; assistant director; qualifications
  • 37-1382
  • Deputy fire marshals and assistants; appointment; duties; recovery of costs
  • 37-1383
  • Powers and duties; arson investigators
  • 37-1384
  • Inspection; consent; search warrant
  • 37-1385
  • School protection; definition
  • 37-1386
  • Construction of article; hazardous materials; electronic filing
  • 37-1387
  • Arson detection reward fund; administration; purpose; receipts and disbursements
  • 37-1388
  • Fire protection systems; definitions
  • 37-1389
  • Substitute refrigerants; approval by administrator
  • 37-1390
  • Safety standards in fire training
  • 37-1391
  • Cease and desist order; law enforcement procedures; violation; civil penalty
Article 5Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity
  • 37-1402
  • Test method and performance standard; civil penalty; reports
  • 37-1403
  • Certification; product change; fee
  • 37-1404
  • Markings; requirements; office of the state fire marshal approval
  • 37-1406
  • Implementation; rulemaking; inspection of cigarettes; definitions
Article 6Trampoline Courts
  • 37-1421
  • Definition of trampoline court
  • 37-1424
  • Trampoline court owners and operators; requirements; denial of entry; rules
  • 37-1426
  • Trampoline court regulation; state preemption