The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 56th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2023.
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. "Allocate" includes reserving money for an award of a multiyear educational scholarship or tuition grant for a specific student.
2. "Custodian" means a resident of this state who is a parent or an authorized out-of-home care provider or, if none, the legal guardian of a qualified student, as defined in section 43-1505.
3. "Fiscal year" means the fiscal year of the state as prescribed in section 35-102.
4. "Qualified school" means a preschool that offers services to students with disabilities, nongovernmental primary school or secondary school that is located in this state and that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, disability, familial status or national origin and that requires all teaching staff and personnel that have unsupervised contact with students to be fingerprinted. Qualified school does not include a charter school or programs operated by a charter school.