Arizona Revised Statutes Title 28. Transportation § 28-4084. Monies or certificates of deposit as proof;  exception

A. The state treasurer may issue a certificate that gives evidence of proof of financial responsibility that the person named in the certificate has deposited with the state treasurer forty thousand dollars in cash or certificates of deposit with a value of forty thousand dollars issued by a financial institution.

B. The state treasurer shall not accept the deposit and issue a certificate for and the director shall not accept the certificate unless the depositor provides evidence that there are no unsatisfied judgments of any kind against the depositor in the county where the depositor resides.

C. The state treasurer shall hold the deposit to satisfy, in accordance with this chapter, an execution on a judgment issued against the person making the deposit for damages, including damages for care and loss of services, because of bodily injury to or death of a person or for damages because of injury to or destruction of property, including the loss of use of the property, resulting from the ownership, maintenance, use or operation of a motor vehicle after the deposit is made.

D. Monies or certificates of deposit deposited pursuant to this section are not subject to attachment or execution unless the attachment or execution arises out of a suit for damages described in subsection C.

E. Deposits of cash or certificates of deposit under this section do not satisfy the financial responsibility requirements prescribed in article 2 of this chapter.


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