A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
Federal Law
means any oral or written agreement 15 USC 2801 means any repayment or water service contract between the United States and a district providing for the payment of construction charges to the United States including normal operation, maintenance, and replacement costs pursuant to Federal reclamation law 43 USC 390bb
State Law
Alabama
The total legal obligation resulting from the parties’ agreement as affected by this chapter and other applicable law Alabama Code 8-1A-2
Alaska
means a contract, other than a retail charge agreement or an instrument reflecting a sale price made under a retail charge agreement, entered into or performed in the state for a retail installment transaction Alaska Statutes 45.10.220
Arizona
means a contract for conveyance of real property, a contract for deed, a contract to convey, an agreement for sale or any similar contract through which a seller has conveyed to a purchaser equitable title in property and under which the seller is obligated to convey to the purchaser the remainder of the seller’s title in the property, whether legal or equitable, on payment in full of all monies due under the contract Arizona Laws 33-741 means a contract for the purchase of an annuity Arizona Laws 20-1241 means a promise or a set of promises for the breach of which the law gives a remedy, or the performance of which the law in some way recognizes as a duty, including but not limited to a note, a promissory note or provisions of any trust deed Arizona Laws 33-801 means all types of agent agreements, regardless of what they are called, for the procurement of assayer services, construction services, design services, geologist services or land surveying services Arizona Laws 34-601 means all types of agent agreements, regardless of what they are called, for the procurement of services pursuant to this title Arizona Laws 34-101 means all types of department agreements, regardless of what they are called, for procurements pursuant to this article Arizona Laws 28-7361 means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, for the procurement of materials, services, construction, construction services or the disposal of materials Arizona Laws 41-2503 means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties’ agreement as affected by this chapter and any other applicable law Arizona Laws 44-7002
California
includes any agreement or joint agreement to provide professional bond services to the State of California or an awarding department California Military and Veterans Code 999 includes any agreement or joint development agreement to provide labor, services, material, supplies, or equipment in the performance of a contract, franchise, concession, or lease granted, let, or awarded for and on behalf of the State of California California Public Contract Code 10115.1 includes any agreement or joint development agreement to provide labor, services, materials, supplies, or equipment in the performance of a contract, franchise, concession, or lease granted, let, or awarded for and on behalf of the State of California California Public Contract Code 10470 includes any contract, agreement, or joint agreement to provide professional bond services to the State of California or an awarding department California Government Code 16851 means a contract for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a concession California Public Resources Code 5080.02 means the bargain of the parties in fact, as found in their language or inferred from other circumstances, including course of performance, course of dealing, or usage of trade as provided in Section 1303 California Commercial Code 1201 shall mean any group health care service plan or contract subject to the provisions of this article California Health and Safety Code 1399.61
Delaware
means all of the collective written or oral agreements between a seller and a buyer relating to the purchase of a home food service plan, except promissory notes or other financing agreements Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 2587 means an agreement, entered into in this State, pursuant to which the title to, the property in or a lien upon the motor vehicle, which is the subject matter of a retail installment transaction, is retained or taken by a retail seller from a retail buyer as security, in whole or in part, for the buyer’s obligation Delaware Code Title 5 Sec. 2901 means any contract for the sale of merchandise or any lease Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 2731 v2 means any written agreement of more than 1 year’s duration, executed in whole or in part within the State which grants to a purchaser the rights and obligations of a time-sharing plan Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 2822 means any written agreement of more than 1 year’s duration, executed in whole or in part within the State, which grants to a purchaser a nonexclusive right or license to use the campground resort of a membership camping resort operator or any portion thereof on a first come, first serve or reservation basis together with other purchasers Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 2802 shall mean a written agreement between the “promoter” and the “sponsor” which sets forth the authority, responsibility and liability of each party and, most specifically, the financial details of the agreement Delaware Code Title 28 Sec. 929
Florida
means an agreement for improving real property, written or unwritten, express or implied, and includes extras or change orders Florida Statutes 713.01 means any agreement conferring the rights and obligations of a timeshare plan on the purchaser Florida Statutes 721.05 means the contract between the Secretary of Economic Opportunity and the corporation for provision of housing services referenced in… Florida Statutes 420.503
Hawaii
means all types of agreements, regardless of what they may be called Hawaii Revised Statutes 103F-102 means all types of agreements, regardless of what they may be called, for the procurement or disposal of goods or services, or for construction Hawaii Revised Statutes 103D-104 means an annuity contract; provided that the term “contract” shall not include an annuity used to fund an employment-based retirement plan or program where:

     (1)  The insurer does not perform the record keeping services; or

     (2)  The insurer is not committed by terms of the annuity contract to pay death benefits to the beneficiaries of specific plan participants Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10D-653

means any policy of life, accident and health or sickness, credit life, credit disability, homeowners, and motor vehicle insurance covering personally owned or personally leased private passenger motor vehicles prepared for delivery by an insurer Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10-102 means contracts for construction under chapter 103D Hawaii Revised Statutes 103B-1
Idaho
means a written agreement between two (2) or more parties for the sale of an agricultural commodity stipulating the terms and conditions of performance of the parties and includes, but is not limited to, those contracts commonly referred to as credit sales, deferred payment, delayed, production, bailment or price later contracts Idaho Code 69-202 means an agreement for the acquisition of property, including a purchase order Idaho Code 67-9203 means an agreement which may include, but is not limited to, those contracts commonly referred to as production, credit sale, bailment, deferred payment, deferred or price later contracts Idaho Code 22-5102 means an annuity contract Idaho Code 41-3001
Indiana
means a contract for health spa services entered into after August 31, 1983 Indiana Code 24-5-7-1 means a contract or a policy Indiana Code 27-1-12.8-6 means a written agreement between a purchaser and a seller that:

Indiana Code 30-2-13-4

means an oral or a written contract Indiana Code 32-30-1-2 means any agreement relating to a business opportunity Indiana Code 24-5-8-1 means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties’ agreement as affected by this chapter and other applicable law Indiana Code 26-2-8-102 means the written agreement between an entity and a contractor setting forth the obligations of the parties Indiana Code 36-1-9.5-9 refers to a contract entered into under this chapter for the establishment of:

Indiana Code 20-26-15-1

refers to a contract for professional services of any of the following for a public works project:

Indiana Code 5-16-15-3

refers to a contract made under this chapter between a state educational institution and a school corporation to educate part or all of the students of one (1) or more school corporations in a university administered school Indiana Code 20-24.5-1-4
Kansas
means a contract or agreement concerning construction made and entered into by and between an owner and a contractor, a contractor and a subcontractor or a subcontractor and another subcontractor Kansas Statutes 16-1802, Kansas Statutes 16-1902 means an agreement, written or oral, between two or more persons, partnerships, corporations or associations, or any combination thereof, which creates an obligation between the parties Kansas Statutes 74-8802 means either a written or parol agreement or arrangement for a definite or indefinite period between a retailer and a supplier which provides for the rights and obligations of the parties with respect to the purchase or sale of lawn and garden equipment, and which agreement, regardless of the retailer’s territorial scope, contemplates the establishment or maintenance by the retailer of a location within the state of Kansas at which lawn and garden equipment and services for the same are displayed, and offered or demonstrated for sale Kansas Statutes 16-1402 means either a written or parol agreement or arrangement for a definite or indefinite period between a retailer and a supplier which provides for the rights and obligations of the parties with respect to the purchase or sale of outdoor power equipment, and which agreement, regardless of the retailer’s territorial scope, contemplates the establishment or maintenance by the retailer of a location within the state of Kansas at which outdoor power equipment and services for the same are displayed, and offered or demonstrated for sale Kansas Statutes 16-1302
Louisiana
includes any agreement conferring the rights and obligations of a timeshare ownership on the purchaser Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2 means a contract or agreement, as described in R Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1442 means a written agreement for the construction of a ship Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522 means all types of state agreements, regardless of what the agreements may be called, of state agencies, including orders, grants, and documents purporting to represent grants which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:16.1 means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, including orders and documents purporting to represent grants, which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556 means any contract awarded by any public entity for the making of any public works or for the purchase of any materials or supplies Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211 means any contract awarded by the department for construction or maintenance of transportation facilities or work authorized by Article VII, Section 27 of the Constitution of Louisiana Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9 means the consumer’s retail installment contract, note, agreement, or other evidence of indebtedness executed in connection with a motor vehicle credit transaction Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6 means the entire cost of the construction undertaking, including labor, materials, rentals, and all direct and indirect project expenses Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1 means the total legal obligation resulting from the agreement of the parties as affected by this Chapter and other applicable law Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602 shall include awards and notices of award; contracts of a fixed-price, cost, cost plus a fixed-fee, or incentive type contracts; contracts providing for the issuance of job or task orders; leases; letter contracts; and purchase orders Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2202
Maine
means a contract between the special purpose reinsurance vehicle and the ceding insurer pursuant to which the special purpose reinsurance vehicle agrees to pay the ceding insurer an agreed amount upon the occurrence of a triggering event Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781 means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties’ agreement as affected by this chapter and other applicable law Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
Maryland
means the bargain of the parties in fact, as found in their language or inferred from other circumstances, including course of performance, course of dealing, or usage of trade as provided in § 1–303 of this title
Michigan
means a written agreement between a contractor and a public agency for the construction, alteration, demolition, or repair of a facility, other than a contract having a dollar value of less than $30,000 Michigan Laws 125.1561 means a written agreement entered into between a provider and a viator in which the provider will pay consideration that is less than the expected death benefit of the viator’s policy in return for the viator’s assignment, transfer, sale, devise, or bequest of the death benefit or ownership of the policy to the provider Michigan Laws 550.521 means a written or oral agreement, or a similar understanding or arrangement, in which a person agrees that another person will perform work, labor, diagnosis, repair, reconditioning, replacement, adjustment, or alteration, directly or indirectly, on a motor vehicle Michigan Laws 257.1302 means an agreement between a college and a foreign entity for the acquisition, by purchase, lease, or barter, of property or services for the direct benefit or use of either of the parties Michigan Laws 390.1231 means an agreement covering a home improvement installment sale, whether contained in 1 or more documents, together with any accompanying promissory note or other evidence of indebtedness, pursuant to which the buyer promises to pay in installments all or any part of the time sale price or prices of goods and services, or services Michigan Laws 445.1102 means an agreement for the retail sale of a motor vehicle, or that has a similar purpose or effect, under which part or all of the price is payable in 2 or more scheduled payments subsequent to the making of the agreement or under which the obligor undertakes to make 2 or more scheduled payments or deposits that can be used to pay part or all of the purchase price, whether or not the seller has retained a security interest in the motor vehicle or has taken collateral security for the buyer’s obligation, and any extension, deferment, renewal, or other revision of that agreement Michigan Laws 492.102 means any oral or written agreement Michigan Laws 445.1802 means the executive act taken by an authorizing body that evidences the authorization of a public school academy and that establishes, subject to the constitutional powers of the state board and applicable law, the written instrument executed by an authorizing body conferring certain rights, franchises, privileges, and obligations on a public school academy, as provided by this part, and confirming the status of a public school academy as a public school in this state Michigan Laws 380.501 means the executive act taken by an authorizing body that evidences the authorization of a school of excellence and that establishes, subject to the constitutional powers of the state board and applicable law, the written instrument executed by an authorizing body conferring certain rights, franchises, privileges, and obligations on a school of excellence, as provided by this part, and confirming the status of a school of excellence as a public school in this state Michigan Laws 380.551 means the executive act taken by an authorizing body that evidences the authorization of an urban high school academy and that establishes, subject to the constitutional powers of the state board and applicable law, the written instrument executed by an authorizing body conferring certain rights, franchises, privileges, and obligations on an urban high school academy, as provided by this part, and confirming the status of an urban high school academy as a public school in this state Michigan Laws 380.521 means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties’ agreement as affected by this act and other applicable law Michigan Laws 450.832 refers to and includes any transfer, conveyance, assignment or sale of a motor vehicle to any person other than a registered dealer in motor vehicles whose place of business is located in the state of Michigan or any other dealer in motor vehicles whose place of business is located outside of the state of Michigan when such transfer, conveyance, assignment or sale is made in the ordinary course of the seller’s business Michigan Laws 566.301
Montana
means the agreement entered into by two or more counties for the purpose of creating a joint institution Montana Code 7-34-2501
Nebraska
means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties’ agreement as affected by the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act and other applicable law Nebraska Statutes 86-617
Nevada
means a written contract entered into between a contractor and a public body for the provision of labor, materials, equipment or supplies for a public work Nevada Revised Statutes 338.010
New Hampshire
means a month-to-month contract, monthly contract, or a term contract:
(a) “Month-to-month contract” means any contract for a new prospective student to pay membership fees on a monthly basis New Hampshire Revised Statutes 358-S:1
means a monthly contract or a term contract:
(a) “Monthly contract” means any contract where services are paid on a monthly basis New Hampshire Revised Statutes 358-I:1
means an agreement pursuant to which the title to, the property in, or a lien upon the motor vehicle, which is the subject matter of a retail installment transaction, is retained or taken by a sales finance company indirectly from a retail seller or directly from a retail buyer, as security, in whole or in part, for the retail buyer’s obligation New Hampshire Revised Statutes 361-A:1 means any oral or written agreement by which one becomes a member of a club New Hampshire Revised Statutes 358-J:1
New Jersey
means any agreement, including but not limited to a purchase order or a formal agreement, which is a legally binding relationship enforceable by law, between a vendor who agrees to provide or perform goods or services and a board of education which agrees to compensate a vendor, as defined by and subject to the terms and conditions of the agreement New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-2 means conditional sale agreement, bailment, lease, chattel mortgage, trust receipt or any other form of security or possession agreement executed prior to January 1, 1963, wherein and whereby possession of a motor vehicle is delivered to the buyer and title therein is to vest in the buyer at a subsequent time upon the payment of part or all of the price, or upon the performance of any other condition or happening of any contingency, or upon the payment of a sum substantially equivalent to the value of the motor vehicle, by which contract it is agreed that the buyer is bound to become, or has the option of becoming, the owner of the motor vehicle upon full compliance with the terms of the contract New Jersey Statutes 39:10-2
New York
as used in this article also shall include reconstruction and repair of any such public work, and any public work performed under a lease, permit or other agreement pursuant to which the department of jurisdiction grants the responsibility of contracting for such public work to any third party proposing to perform such work to which the provisions of this article would apply had the department of jurisdiction contracted directly for its performance, or where there is no lease, permit or other agreement and ownership of a public work is

intended to be assumed by such public entity at any time subsequent to completion of the public work N.Y. Labor Law 220

means a written agreement between a seller and buyer for the sale and purchase of a home N.Y. General Business Law 778 means an enforceable agreement entered into by a contractor and a state agency N.Y. State Finance Law 179-E means an enforceable agreement entered into by a not-for-profit organization and a state agency or any agent acting for such state agency in the procurement process N.Y. State Finance Law 179-Q means any claim, account or demand against or agreement with a municipality, express or implied, and shall include the designation of a depository of public funds and the designation of a newspaper, including but not limited to an official newspaper, for the publication of any notice, resolution, ordinance, or other proceeding where such publication is required or authorized by law N.Y. General Municipal Law 800 shall mean the sole written agreement for a project between the department, as representative of the committee, and the approved applicant, providing for the terms under which funds may be used to finance allowable project costs as defined in section five hundred forty-eight-f of this article N.Y. Executive Law 548-B
North Carolina
means any agreement between a private personnel service and an applicant obligating the applicant to pay a fee or any agreement subsequent to such contract reducing the obligations of the private personnel service to the applicant under the contract North Carolina General Statutes 95-47.1 means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties’ agreement as affected by this Article and other applicable law North Carolina General Statutes 66-312
Rhode Island
means a mutually binding legal relationship or any modification thereof obligating the seller to furnish supplies or services, including construction, and the buyer to pay for them Rhode Island General Laws 37-14.3-3 means a mutually binding legal relationship, or any modification thereof, obligating the seller to furnish supplies or services, including construction, and the buyer to pay for them Rhode Island General Laws 37-14.2-3 means all of the collective written agreements subscribed by a buyer at the time of sale relating to the purchase of a home food service plan, except promissory notes or other financing agreements Rhode Island General Laws 21-35-2 means an annuity contract Rhode Island General Laws 27-80-3 means an enforceable agreement entered into by a contractor and a state agency Rhode Island General Laws 42-11.1-2 means any agreement, or any term in any agreement, between a foreclosure consultant and an owner for the rendition of any services as defined in subsection (8) Rhode Island General Laws 5-79-1 means any agreement, trade, or transaction Rhode Island General Laws 6-17-1
South Carolina
means any agreement for the delivery of goods or services in South Carolina, any agreement entered into in South Carolina for the delivery of goods or services, or any other agreement governed by the South Carolina Uniform Commercial Code South Carolina Code 15-3-230 means the total legal obligation resulting from the agreement of the parties as affected by this chapter and other applicable law South Carolina Code 26-6-20
Tennessee
means a contract in this state between a person and a residential roofing services provider for the provision of goods or services related to the repair or replacement of a roof system the costs of which the residential roofing services provider represents are to be paid, or are likely to be paid, in whole or in part, from the proceeds of a property and casualty insurance policy Tennessee Code 62-6-601 means an agreement for improving real property, written or unwritten, express or implied, and includes extras as defined in this section Tennessee Code 66-11-101 means an instrument or instruments evidencing one (1) or more retail installment transactions entered into in this state pursuant to which a buyer promises to pay in installments for goods or services Tennessee Code 47-11-102 means any agreement of an authority with or for the benefit of an obligee whether contained in a resolution, trust indenture, mortgage, lease, bond or other instrument Tennessee Code 13-20-102 means any duly authorized and legally binding written agreement for the procurement of goods and services Tennessee Code 12-3-201 means any oral or written agreement by which one becomes a member of a club Tennessee Code 47-18-501
Utah
means a document containing written terms and conditions of a credit agreement Utah Code 70C-1-302 means an agreement for a procurement Utah Code 63G-6a-103 means an annuity contract Utah Code 31A-22-1902 means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties’ agreement as affected by this chapter and other applicable law Utah Code 46-4-102
Vermont
means a contract between a company and a consumer for the provision of consumer litigation funding means a contract entered into in this State and designated as a retail installment transaction, but not a retail charge agreement, or a document reflecting a sale under it, evidencing an agreement to pay the retail purchase price of goods or any part thereof in two or more installments over a period of time, and pursuant to which title to, or a lien upon, or a security interest in, the goods is retained or taken by the retail seller to secure the payment of a price that includes the charge as limited by section 2405 of this title means a contract entered into in this State evidencing a retail installment transaction under which the title to or a lien or security in the motor vehicle, which is the subject matter of the transaction, is retained or taken to secure the retail buyer’s obligations means a contract entered into, amended, or renewed between a contracting entity or health plan and a health care provider specifying the rights and responsibilities of the contracting entity and provider for the delivery of health care services to insureds, including primary care health services, preventive health services, chronic care services, and specialty health care services means a legally binding written agreement containing the terms of employment of a radiologist assistant means a legally binding written agreement containing the terms of employment of an anesthesiologist assistant
Virginia
as used in this chapter , shall not be held to include the depositing of funds in, the borrowing of funds from, or the serving as agent or trustee by any bank in which any member, agent, or employee of the Authority may be a director, officer, or employee or have a security interest, nor shall such term include contracts or agreements with the Commonwealth Transportation Board or the purchase of services from, or other transactions in the ordinary course of business with, public service corporations Virginia Code 33.2-2917 includes a subcontract only when the contract of which it is a part is with the legislator’s own governmental agency Virginia Code 30-101 includes a subcontract only when the contract of which it is a part is with the officer’s or employee’s own governmental agency Virginia Code 2.2-3101 means a binding agreement between the grain dealer and the producer that describes the terms and conditions of the delivery of grain and the purchase price Virginia Code 3.2-4753 means a written agreement between a practitioner and the Committee providing the terms and conditions of program participation or a written agreement entered into by the Director for the implementation of monitoring services Virginia Code 54.1-2515 means a written contract or agreement for a specific duration in return for the payment of a segregated charge by the purchaser to perform the repair or replacement of any consumer product, including a motor vehicle, or indemnification for repair or replacement, for the operational or structural failure of any consumer product, including a motor vehicle, due to a defect in materials, workmanship, inherent defect, or normal wear and tear, with or without additional provisions for incidental payment of indemnity under limited circumstances, including, but not limited to, towing, rental, and emergency road service and road hazard protection Virginia Code 59.1-435 means any insurance contract or agreement whereby a person undertakes for a specified period of time and for a predetermined fee to furnish, arrange for or indemnify for service, repair, or replacement of any and all of the structural components, parts, appliances, or systems of any covered residential dwelling necessitated by wear and tear, deterioration, inherent defect, or by the failure of an inspection to detect the likelihood of failure Virginia Code 38.2-2600 means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties’ agreement as affected by this chapter and other applicable law Virginia Code 59.1-480, Virginia Code 59.1-501.2
Washington
means a contract, other than a retail charge agreement, a lender credit card agreement, or an instrument reflecting a sale made pursuant thereto, entered into or performed in this state for a retail installment transaction Washington Code 63.14.010 means any agreement for service and compensation between a member and an employer Washington Code 41.32.010
West Virginia
means a written agreement between a physician and an employer West Virginia Code 47-11E-1 means a written or oral agreement or contract between a dealer and a supplier, by the terms of which the dealer is granted the right to sell the supplier&#39 West Virginia Code 47-11F-2 means any agreement conferring the rights and obligations of the time-sharing plan on the purchaser West Virginia Code 36-9-4 means any agreement, whether reduced to writing or not, in which any person, firm, corporation, partnership, association or other legal entity contracts for, pays or agrees to pay, any crime profits to a defendant or to a defendant&#39 West Virginia Code 14-2B-3 means any contract of insurance including, but not limited to, annuities, indemnity, medical or hospital service, workers&#39 West Virginia Code 33-12C-3