10.06.205 Incorporators
10.06.208 Articles of incorporation
10.06.210 Articles of incorporation; optional provisions
10.06.213 Delivery of articles of incorporation
10.06.215 Disclosure of corporate activities
10.06.218 Effect of issuance of certificate of incorporation
10.06.220 Liability for acting as nonexistent corporation
10.06.223 Organizational meeting
10.06.225 Power of incorporators before directors’ election
10.06.228 Bylaws: adoption, amendment or repeal
10.06.230 Bylaws: number of directors and other content
10.06.233 Location and inspection of bylaws

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes > Chapter 6 > Article 3

  • action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • administrator: means the commissioner of commerce, community, and economic development or a designee of the commissioner. See Alaska Statutes 45.55.990
  • alien: means

    (A) an individual who is not a citizen or national of the United States, or who is not lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence, or paroled into the United States under 8 U. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • approval of the shareholders: means approved or ratified by the affirmative vote of a majority of the shares entitled to vote represented at a duly held meeting at which a quorum is present or by the written consent of shareholders (AS 10. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • articles of incorporation: means the original or restated articles of incorporation and all amendments and includes articles of merger. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • board: means the board of directors of a domestic or foreign corporation. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce, community, and economic development or a designee of the commissioner. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • director: means a natural person designated in the articles of incorporation or elected by the incorporators as a director and includes a natural person and successor of that person designated, elected, or appointed by any other name or title to act as a director. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • municipality: means a political subdivision incorporated under the laws of the state that is a home rule or general law city, a home rule or general law borough, or a unified municipality. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • oath: includes affirmation or declaration. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, organization, business trust, or society, as well as a natural person. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • person: has the meaning given in AS 45. See Alaska Statutes 45.55.990
  • personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • property: includes real and personal property. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • series of shares: means those shares within a class that have the same rights, preferences, privileges, and restrictions but that differ in one or more rights, preferences, privileges, or restrictions from other shares within the same class. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • shareholder: means a holder of record of a share in a corporation. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • shares: means the units into which the proprietary interests in a corporation are divided. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • state: means the State of Alaska unless applied to the different parts of the United States and in the latter case it includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • state: means any of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, or any other territory or possession of the United States. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • subscription: includes the mark of a person who cannot write, with the name of that person written near the mark by a witness who writes the witness?s own name near the name of the person who cannot write. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • vote: includes authorization by written consent subject to the provisions of AS 10. See Alaska Statutes 10.06.990