§ 17-1601 Purpose of cooperative marketing act
§ 17-1602 Definitions, nonprofit character of associations
§ 17-1603 Incorporation of associations
§ 17-1604 Purposes of association
§ 17-1605 Powers of association
§ 17-1606 Members or stockholders
§ 17-1607 Articles of incorporation
§ 17-1608 Amendment of charter
§ 17-1609 Bylaws
§ 17-1610 Meetings; notice
§ 17-1611 Board of directors; election from districts; delegates to meetings; compensation of officers and directors; executive committee; vacancy in board of directors
§ 17-1612 Officers; requirements; elections
§ 17-1613 Certificate of membership; stock and stockholders
§ 17-1614 Removal of director or officer
§ 17-1615 Matters subject to referendum, when
§ 17-1616 Marketing contracts; injunction to prevent breach
§ 17-1617a Interest in other cooperative association or corporation
§ 17-1618 Annual report; annual report fee
§ 17-1620 Contracts generally
§ 17-1621 Adoption of act by existing corporations
§ 17-1623 Validity of act
§ 17-1625 Application and recording fee
§ 17-1626 Conflicting laws not to apply; exemptions under existing laws to apply
§ 17-1627 Limitation of use of term “co-operative.”
§ 17-1628 Application of general corporation code
§ 17-1629 Increase of capital
§ 17-1630 Meetings of stockholders and directors; resident agent
§ 17-1631 Dissolution for failure to carry on business; receivers
§ 17-1632 Contracts fixing resale prices
§ 17-1633 Same; restrictions
§ 17-1634 Same; construction
§ 17-1635 Same; invalidity of part
§ 17-1636 Disposition of property, assets and good will; notice to stockholders
§ 17-1637 Merger or consolidation of cooperative associations and corporations
§ 17-1638 Merger or consolidation of cooperative associations and domestic and foreign corporations; service of process upon surviving or resulting corporation
§ 17-1639 When mergers effective; rights and liabilities to surviving association
§ 17-1640 Surviving association right to issue bonds or other obligations
§ 17-1641 Effect of merger on pending actions
§ 17-1642 Payment for interest of member objecting to merger; demand for payment; appraisal and determination of value; taxation of costs; status of member’s interest; section inapplicable to certain member’s interest
§ 17-1643 Act supplemental to cooperative marketing act

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 17 > Article 16

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agricultural products: shall include horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee, and farm and ranch products. See Kansas Statutes 17-1602
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Association: means any corporation organized under this act. See Kansas Statutes 17-1602
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Cooperative: means any association organized under this act, a cooperative association organized under the laws of any other state, any other association or corporation qualifying as a "farmer's cooperative" within the meaning of section 521 of the federal internal revenue code of 1986, and amendments thereto, or any corporation operating on a cooperative basis within the meaning of section 1381 of the federal internal revenue code of 1986, and amendments thereto. See Kansas Statutes 17-1602
  • 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: is a pplied to an instrument conveying lands but does not imply a sealed instrument. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Equity: shall include an initial share or shares of stock to reflect membership as well as amounts allocated to patrons in the form of stock, certificates, or other such instruments or book credits to reflect patronage. See Kansas Statutes 17-1602
  • 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.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Member: shall include actual members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with capital stock. See Kansas Statutes 17-1602
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Patronage: shall include the volume or dollar value of business transacted with the corporation. See Kansas Statutes 17-1602
  • Person: shall include individuals, firms, trusts, partnerships, corporations and associations. See Kansas Statutes 17-1602
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt and things in action, and digital assets as defined in the revised uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act, K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • seal: includes an impression of the seal upon the paper alone, as well as upon wax or a wafer affixed to the paper. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.