2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 33 - Property
§ 33-1034 Filing or recording officer; duties

Universal Citation: AZ Rev Stat § 33-1034 (2017)

33-1034. Filing or recording officer; duties

A. If a notice of federal lien, a refiling of a notice of federal lien or a notice of revocation of any certificate described in subsection B of this section is presented to a filing or recording officer who is:

1. The secretary of state, he shall cause the notice to be marked, held and indexed in accordance with title 47, chapter 9, article 5 as if the notice were a financing statement within the meaning of title 47.

2. The county recorder, he shall endorse on the notice or refiling his identification and the date and time of receipt and promptly file or record it and index it pursuant to section 11-462.

B. If a certificate of release, nonattachment, discharge or subordination of any lien is presented to the secretary of state for filing or recording he shall both:

1. Cause a certificate of release or nonattachment to be marked, held and indexed as if the certificate were a termination statement within the meaning of title 47, but the notice of lien to which the certificate relates may not be removed from the files.

2. Cause a certificate of discharge or subordination to be marked, held and indexed as if the certificate were a release of collateral within the meaning of title 47.

C. If a refiled notice of federal lien referred to in subsection A of this section or any of the certificates or notices referred to in subsection B of this section is presented for filing or recording to a county recorder, such certificates or notices must contain the information required by section 11-480 and shall be indexed pursuant to section 11-462.

D. On request of any person, the filing or recording officer shall issue his certificate showing whether there is on file or record, on the date and hour stated in the certificate, any notice of lien or certificate or notice affecting any lien filed or recorded under this article, naming a particular person, and if a notice or certificate is on file or record, giving the date and hour of filing or recording of each notice or certificate. On request, the filing or recording officer shall furnish a copy of any notice of federal lien, or notice or certificate affecting a federal lien.

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