292:1 Incorporators; Purposes
292:1-a Legal Services
292:2 Articles of Agreement
292:2-a Charitable Corporations; Required Provisions
292:3 Name
292:4 Record of Articles of Agreement; Effect
292:5 Fees for Recording
292:5-b Foreign Nonprofit Corporations; Registration, Fees
292:5-c Online Filing
292:6 Bylaws; Organization
292:6-a Board of Directors of Charitable Nonprofit Corporations
292:6-b Voting
292:7 Change of Name; Amending Articles
292:8 Capital Structure
292:8-b Terms Defined
292:8-c Organization
292:8-d Approval
292:8-e General Statement
292:8-ee Freedom From Liability
292:8-f Submission of Plans
292:8-ff Continuing Review
292:8-g Limitation on Name
292:8-h Granting of Degrees
292:8-i Penalty
292:8-j Injunctive Relief
292:8-kk Reports Required
292:8-l Powers Extended
292:9 Procedure
292:10 Filing Order
292:10-a Dissolution by Vote
292:12 Holding Property
292:13 Deemed Corporations for What Purposes
292:14 Unincorporated Association Receiving and Using Donations
292:15 Application of Subdivision
292:16 Application for Incorporation
292:17 Articles of Agreement
292:18 Charitable Corporations
292:19 Collective Investments
292:20 Exception
292:21 Contributions and Withdrawals
292:22 Legislative Amendment
292:23 Public and Charitable Trust Funds
292:24 Charters of Voluntary Corporations Created by Legislative Act
292:25 Renewal Required
292:29 Disposition of Corporate Assets
292:30 Revival of Charter
292:31 Abandonment of Stock or Certificate

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 292 - Voluntary Corporations and Associations

  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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 these laws, shall mean the section next preceding or following that in which such reference is made, unless some other is expressly designated. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:13
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • governing body: shall mean the board of selectmen in a town, the board of aldermen or council in a city or town with a town council, the school board in a school district or the village district commissioners in a village district, or when used to refer to unincorporated towns or unorganized places, or both, the county commissioners. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:48
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • justice: when applied to a magistrate, shall mean a justice of a municipal court, or a justice of the peace having jurisdiction over the subject-matter. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:12
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies corporate and politic as well as to individuals. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:9
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • petition: when used in connection with the equity jurisdiction of the superior court, and referring to a document filed with the court, shall mean complaint, and "petitioner" shall mean plaintiff. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:51
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • state: when applied to different parts of the United States, may extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • United States: shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4