§ 274.010 Title of law
§ 274.020 Definitions
§ 274.030 Nonprofit cooperative associations — purposes — owners or operators of a …
§ 274.040 Members — qualifications — proxies — joint associations.
§ 274.050 Membership certificate — liabilities — voting rights.
§ 274.060 Powers of associations
§ 274.070 Articles of incorporation
§ 274.080 Articles of incorporation may be amended
§ 274.090 Bylaws of association
§ 274.100 Meetings of association
§ 274.110 Directors to manage affairs of association
§ 274.120 Officers elected by directors
§ 274.130 Officers and employees to give bonds
§ 274.140 Charges made in writing — removals, how made.
§ 274.150 Decisions by directors referred to members, how
§ 274.160 Annual reports — contents.
§ 274.170 Fee for filing incorporation papers — amendments.
§ 274.180 Fees paid in lieu of other license or tax
§ 274.190 Previously organized associations may use provisions of this chapter — …
§ 274.200 Marketing contracts — provisions.
§ 274.210 Marketing contracts — enforcement.
§ 274.220 Membership in other corporations — functions.
§ 274.230 Two or more associations may act jointly
§ 274.240 Association of other state may do business in state, when
§ 274.250 Use of words “nonprofit cooperative” prohibited
§ 274.260 Efforts to break contract a misdemeanor
§ 274.270 Soliciting breach of contract — liability.
§ 274.280 Association not guilty of conspiracy, or illegal monopoly
§ 274.290 General corporation laws apply to association — exceptions.
§ 274.300 Provisions of law in conflict not applicable — exemptions.
§ 274.310 Services provided by department of agriculture to small family owned ..

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 274 - Cooperative Marketing Associations

  • Agricultural products: includes horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee or any farm products. See Missouri Laws 274.020
  • 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.
  • Association: any corporation organized under this chapter. See Missouri Laws 274.020
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day when the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Member: includes actual members of associations without capital stock. See Missouri Laws 274.020
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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 real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • 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.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020