The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 53rd Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 54th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2019.
This online version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is primarily maintained for legislative drafting purposes and reflects the version of law that is effective on January 1st of the year following the most recent legislative session. The official version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is published by Thomson Reuters.
In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
1. "Administrator" means the statewide collateral pool administrator.
2. "Default or insolvency" includes the failure or refusal of any eligible depository to return any public deposit on demand or at maturity and the issuance of an order of supervisory authority restraining that depository from making payments of deposit liabilities or the appointment of a receiver for that depository.
3. "Defaulting depository" means any eligible depository determined to be in default or insolvent.
4. "Eligible collateral" means any collateral that is authorized pursuant to section 35-323.
5. "Eligible depository" has the same meaning prescribed in section 35-321.
6. "Public deposit":
(a) Means public monies deposited in an eligible depository pursuant to this chapter.
(b) Does not include monies that have been collateralized pursuant to regulations adopted by the United States department of housing and urban development.
7. "Public depositor":
(a) Means this state or any county, city, town or other political subdivision of this state, including any commission, institution, committee, board or officer and any state court.
(b) Does not include a charter school, a native American tribe or tribal entity, a federal agency or a housing authority, provided that the housing authority deposits are secured in accordance with regulations or guidelines of the United States department of housing and urban development.
8. "Public monies" means monies belonging to or received or held by officers of public depositors in their official capacity.
9. "Qualified escrow agent" means any bank or trust company that is qualified to hold collateral pledged to secure public deposits pursuant to section 35-1208.
10. "Required collateral" means the amount of eligible collateral required for an eligible depository to secure public deposits set by the policies and procedures of the administrator.