As used in this chapter:

(1)  “Certificate of limited partnership” means the certificate required by Section 48-2e-201. The term includes the certificate as amended or restated.

Terms Used In Utah Code 48-2e-102

  • Certificate of limited partnership: means the certificate required by Section 48-2e-201. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • 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.
  • Division: means the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Foreign limited liability limited partnership: means a foreign limited partnership whose general partners have limited liability for the debts, obligations, or other liabilities of the foreign limited partnership under a provision similar to Subsection 48-2e-404(3). See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • Foreign limited partnership: means an unincorporated entity formed under the law of a jurisdiction other than this state which would be a limited partnership if formed under the law of this state. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • General partner: means a person that:
(a) has become a general partner under Section 48-2e-401 or was a general partner in a limited partnership when the limited partnership became subject to this chapter under Section 48-2e-1205; and
(b) has not dissociated as a general partner under Section 48-2e-603. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Limited partner: means a person that:
    (a) has become a limited partner under Section 48-2e-301 or was a limited partner in a limited partnership when the limited partnership became subject to this chapter under Section 48-2e-1205; and
    (b) has not dissociated under Section 48-2e-601. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • Limited partnership: means an entity formed under this chapter or which becomes subject to this chapter under Part 11, Merger, Interest Exchange, Conversion, and Domestication, or Section 48-2e-1205. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Partner: means a limited partner or general partner. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • 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.
  • Partnership agreement: means the agreement, whether or not referred to as a partnership agreement, and whether oral, implied, in a record, or in any combination thereof, of all the partners of a limited partnership concerning the matters described in Subsection 48-2e-112(1). See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • Person: means an individual, business corporation, nonprofit corporation, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited cooperative association, unincorporated nonprofit association, statutory trust, business trust, common-law business trust, estate, trust, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Property: means all property, whether real, personal, or mixed or tangible or intangible, or any right or interest therein. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Transfer: includes :
    (a) an assignment;
    (b) a conveyance;
    (c) a sale;
    (d) a lease;
    (e) an encumbrance, including a mortgage or security interest;
    (f) a gift; and
    (g) a transfer by operation of law. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • Transferable interest: means the right, as initially owned by a person in the person's capacity as a partner, to receive distributions from a limited partnership in accordance with the partnership agreement, whether or not the person remains a partner or continues to own any part of the right. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • Tribe: means a tribe, band, nation, pueblo, or other organized group or community of Indians, including an Alaska Native village, that is legally recognized as eligible for and is consistent with a special program, service, or entitlement provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians. See Utah Code 48-2e-102
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • (2)  “Contribution,” except in the phrase “right of contribution,” means property or a benefit described in Section 48-2e-501 which is provided by a person to a limited partnership to become a partner or in the person’s capacity as a partner.

    (3)  “Debtor in bankruptcy” means a person that is the subject of:

    (a)  an order for relief under Title 11 of the United States Code or a comparable order under a successor statute of general application; or

    (b)  a comparable order under federal, state, or foreign law governing insolvency.

    (4)  “Distribution” means a transfer of money or other property from a limited partnership to a person on account of a transferable interest or in the person’s capacity as a partner. The term:

    (a)  includes:

    (i)  a redemption or other purchase by a limited partnership of a transferable interest; and

    (ii)  a transfer to a partner in return for the partner’s relinquishment of any right to participate as a partner in the management or conduct of the limited partnership’s activities and affairs or to have access to records or other information concerning the limited partnership’s activities and affairs; and

    (b)  does not include amounts constituting reasonable compensation for present or past service or payments made in the ordinary course of business under a bona fide retirement plan or other bona fide benefits program.

    (5)  “Division” means the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code.

    (6)  “Foreign limited liability limited partnership” means a foreign limited partnership whose general partners have limited liability for the debts, obligations, or other liabilities of the foreign limited partnership under a provision similar to Subsection 48-2e-404(3).

    (7)  “Foreign limited partnership” means an unincorporated entity formed under the law of a jurisdiction other than this state which would be a limited partnership if formed under the law of this state. The term includes a foreign limited liability limited partnership.

    (8)  “General partner” means a person that:

    (a)  has become a general partner under Section 48-2e-401 or was a general partner in a limited partnership when the limited partnership became subject to this chapter under Section 48-2e-1205; and

    (b)  has not dissociated as a general partner under Section 48-2e-603.

    (9)  “Jurisdiction,” used to refer to a political entity, means the United States, a state, a foreign country, or a political subdivision of a foreign country.

    (10)  “Jurisdiction of formation” means, with respect to an entity, the jurisdiction:

    (a)  under whose law the entity is formed; or

    (b)  in the case of a limited liability partnership or foreign limited liability partnership, in which the partnership’s statement of qualification is filed.

    (11)  “Limited liability limited partnership,” except in the phrase “foreign limited liability limited partnership,” means a limited partnership whose certificate of limited partnership states that the partnership is a limited liability limited partnership.

    (12)  “Limited partner” means a person that:

    (a)  has become a limited partner under Section 48-2e-301 or was a limited partner in a limited partnership when the limited partnership became subject to this chapter under Section 48-2e-1205; and

    (b)  has not dissociated under Section 48-2e-601.

    (13)  “Limited partnership” means an entity formed under this chapter or which becomes subject to this chapter under Part 11, Merger, Interest Exchange, Conversion, and Domestication, or Section 48-2e-1205. The term includes a limited liability limited partnership.

    (14)  “Partner” means a limited partner or general partner.

    (15)  “Partnership agreement” means the agreement, whether or not referred to as a partnership agreement, and whether oral, implied, in a record, or in any combination thereof, of all the partners of a limited partnership concerning the matters described in Subsection 48-2e-112(1). The term includes the agreement as amended or restated.

    (16)  “Person” means an individual, business corporation, nonprofit corporation, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited cooperative association, unincorporated nonprofit association, statutory trust, business trust, common-law business trust, estate, trust, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity.

    (17)  “Principal office” means the principal executive office of a limited partnership or foreign limited partnership, whether or not the office is located in this state.

    (18)  “Property” means all property, whether real, personal, or mixed or tangible or intangible, or any right or interest therein.

    (19)  “Record,” used as a noun, means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form.

    (20)  “Registered agent” means an agent of a limited partnership or foreign limited partnership which is authorized to receive service of any process, notice, or demand required or permitted by law to be served on the limited partnership.

    (21)  “Registered foreign limited partnership” means a foreign limited partnership that is registered to do business in this state pursuant to a statement of registration filed by the division.

    (22)  “Required information” means the information that a limited partnership is required to maintain under Section 48-2e-115.

    (23)  “Sign” means, with present intent to authenticate or adopt a record:

    (a)  to execute or adopt a tangible symbol; or

    (b)  to attach to or logically associate with the record an electronic symbol, sound, or process.

    (24)  “State” means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

    (25)  “Transfer” includes:

    (a)  an assignment;

    (b)  a conveyance;

    (c)  a sale;

    (d)  a lease;

    (e)  an encumbrance, including a mortgage or security interest;

    (f)  a gift; and

    (g)  a transfer by operation of law.

    (26)  “Transferable interest” means the right, as initially owned by a person in the person’s capacity as a partner, to receive distributions from a limited partnership in accordance with the partnership agreement, whether or not the person remains a partner or continues to own any part of the right. The term applies to any fraction of the interest, by whomever owned.

    (27)  “Transferee” means a person to which all or part of a transferable interest has been transferred, whether or not the transferor is a partner. The term includes a person that owns a transferable interest under Subsection 48-2e-602(1)(c) or 48-2e-605(1)(d).

    (28)  “Tribal limited partnership” means a limited partnership:

    (a)  formed under the law of a tribe; and

    (b)  that is at least 51% owned or controlled by the tribe under whose law the limited partnership is formed.

    (29)  “Tribe” means a tribe, band, nation, pueblo, or other organized group or community of Indians, including an Alaska Native village, that is legally recognized as eligible for and is consistent with a special program, service, or entitlement provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.

    Enacted by Chapter 412, 2013 General Session

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