301-A:1 Definitions
301-A:2 Incorporation Under General Law
301-A:3 Application of General Corporation Law
301-A:4 Powers of Association
301-A:5 Organization Certificate
301-A:6 Certificate
301-A:7 Existence of Association
301-A:8 Amendment of Certificate
301-A:9 Filing Fee
301-A:10 Adoption of Bylaws
301-A:11 Contents of Bylaws
301-A:12 Membership Qualifications
301-A:13 Payment of Capital; Prerequisite to Membership
301-A:14 Issuance of Membership Certificates
301-A:15 Transfer of Shares and Withdrawal From Membership
301-A:16 Recall of Share and Membership Certificates
301-A:17 Impairment of Solvency
301-A:18 Attachment of Share and Membership Certificates
301-A:19 Liability of Members
301-A:20 Expulsion of Members
301-A:21 Regular Meetings
301-A:22 Special Meetings
301-A:23 Notice of Meetings
301-A:24 Voting
301-A:25 Proxy Voting
301-A:26 Restriction on Dividends
301-A:27 Application of Franchise, License, and Corporation Taxes
301-A:28 Distribution of Net Savings
301-A:28-a Abandonment of Interest
301-A:29 Bonding of Officers and Employees
301-A:30 Annual Audit or Review
301-A:31 Annual Report
301-A:32 Revocation of Certificate of Organization
301-A:32-a Grounds for Administrative Dissolution
301-A:32-b Procedure for Administrative Dissolution
301-A:33 Dissolution
301-A:34 Use of Term “Cooperative”
301-A:35 Interference With Contracts
301-A:36 Adoption of Chapter by Existing Cooperative Groups
301-A:37 Foreign Corporations and Associations
301-A:38 Merger
301-A:39 Applicable Laws

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 301-A - Consumers' Cooperative 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.
  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • biennially: when applied to meetings and elections in towns, shall mean the biennial meetings and elections required by law to be holden in the month of November biennially, dating from the commencement of biennial elections in 1878; and the word "annual" when applied to meetings and elections in towns, shall mean the annual meetings and elections required by law to be holden in the month of March. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:7
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies corporate and politic as well as to individuals. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:9
  • 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
  • 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: shall include an impression of the official seal made upon the paper alone, as well as an impression thereof made by means of wax, or a wafer, affixed thereto. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:11
  • 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
  • United States: shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4