Private agency, public dollars-Arizona

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Common Definition Themes
These 5 characteristics tend to recur in most state definitions for private agencies which are subject to FOIA laws.
1.) Receive or dispense public funds: Yes.pngp

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2.) Created by a public agency: No.pngf
3.) Present themselves as a public entity: No.pngf
4.) Perform a public function: No.pngf
5.) Controlled or managed by a public entity: No.pngf
Key:
No.pngf

=The legal history does not mention this characteristic or it has rejected this characteristic as a potential defining aspect.

Yes.pngp

=This characteristic alone is sufficient to bring an organization under the FOIA.

And.pngx

=This is a part of a compound definition requiring multiple characteristics. The numbers after the symbol indicate the additional requirements.

Suggest.pngw

=This is a characteristic that has been mentioned within the legal history and may aid in deciding whether or not the FOIA law applies to an organization but is not a part of a specific definition.

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The legal history and the law establish a borad application of the records law to include any private corporations which are supported by public funds.

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Statutes

The Arizona Public Records Law includes in its definition of public body:
"any public organization or agency, supported in whole or in part by monies from the state or any political subdivision of the state, or expending monies provided by the state or any political subdivision of the state."[2]

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