2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 44 - Trade and Commerce
§ 44-1281 Duties of secretary of state
44-1281. Duties of secretary of state
The secretary of state shall:
1. Prescribe and publish the forms and adopt the rules necessary to carry out this article.
2. Refer to the attorney general or county attorney for investigation any matter that the secretary of state has reason to believe constitutes a violation of this article.
3. Preserve for five years from the date of filing all information required to be filed pursuant to this article, after which the information shall be destroyed. This information is public information and is open to public inspection.
4. With referral, provide the attorney general with a complete copy of all registration statements and attachments, including renewals and supplemental statements, that are filed pursuant to section 44-1272 by a seller of business opportunities or merchandise related to business opportunities.