Sections
Subchapter 1 Articles of Incorporation 10.01. – 10.08.
Subchapter 2 Bylaws 10.20. – 10.22.
Subchapter 3 Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws 10.30. – 10.31.

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 11B > Chapter 10 - Amendment of Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws

  • 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.
  • Agency: means the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. See
  • Agency: means the Agency of Natural Resources. See
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • articles: include amended and restated articles of incorporation and articles of merger. See
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Board: means the Natural Resources Board defined by subdivision 6001(1) of this title. See
  • board of directors: means the board of directors except that no person or group of persons are the board of directors because of powers delegated to that person or group pursuant to section 8. See
  • Bylaws: means the code or codes of rules (other than the articles) adopted pursuant to this title for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation, stored or depicted in any tangible or electronic medium, and irrespective of the name or names by which such rules are designated. See
  • Class: refers to a group of memberships which have the same rights with respect to voting, dissolution, redemption, and transfer. See
  • Compliance: means compliance with the statutes specified in section 8003 of this title and with any related rules, permits, assurances, or orders. See
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: means public benefit and mutual benefit corporation. See
  • 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.
  • Covered entity: means any person who presents to a collection facility that is included in an approved plan:

  • Directors: means individuals, designated in the articles or bylaws or elected by the incorporators, and their successors and individuals elected or appointed by any other name or title to act as members of the board. See
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Environmental Division: means the Environmental Division of the Superior Court established by 4 V. See
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Fees: shall mean earnings due for official services, aside from salaries or per diem compensation. See
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • Individual: includes the estate of an individual who is incompetent. See
  • Investigator: means an investigator designated and duly authorized by the Secretary or the Board. See
  • 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.
  • Lamp: means an electric lamp, including mercury-containing lamps, incandescent lamps, halogen lamps, and light-emitting diode lamps. See
  • 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.
  • Manufacturer: means any person, firm, association, partnership, corporation, governmental entity, organization, combination, or joint venture that:

  • Manufacturer: means a person who:

  • Meeting: means any structured communications conducted by participants in person or through the use of an electronic or telecommunications medium permitting simultaneous or sequentially structured communications. See
  • Member: means (without regard to what a person is called in the articles or bylaws) any person or persons who on more than one occasion, pursuant to a provision of a corporation's articles or bylaws, have the right to vote for the election of a director or directors. See
  • Membership: refers to the rights and obligations a member or members have pursuant to a corporation's articles, bylaws, and this title. See
  • Mercury-containing lamp: means a general purpose lamp to which mercury is intentionally added during the manufacturing process. See
  • Mercury-containing thermostat: includes thermostats used to sense and control room temperature in residential, commercial, industrial, and other buildings but does not include a thermostat used to sense and control temperature as part of a manufacturing process. See
  • Municipality: shall include a city, town, town school district, incorporated school or fire district or incorporated village, and all other governmental incorporated units. See
  • Permit: means any permit, license, certification, or transitional operational authority issued under any of the statutes specified in section 8003 of this title. See
  • Person: shall include any natural person, corporation, municipality, the State of Vermont or any department, agency, or subdivision of the State, and any partnership, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, company, corporation, association, unincorporated association, joint venture, trust, municipality, the State of Vermont or any agency, department, or subdivision of the State, federal agency, or any other legal or commercial entity. See
  • Post: means :

  • Proceeding: includes civil suit and criminal, administrative, and investigatory action. See
  • Program year: means the period from July 1 through June 30. See
  • Public benefit corporation: means a domestic corporation which is required to be a public benefit corporation pursuant to section 17. See
  • Respondent: means a person who has committed or is alleged to have committed a violation. See
  • Retailer: means a person who sells a mercury-containing lamp to a person in the State through any means, including a sales outlet, a catalogue, the telephone, the Internet, or any electronic means. See
  • sale: means any transfer for consideration of title or of the right to use by lease or sales contract a mercury-containing lamp to a person in the State of Vermont. See
  • Secretary: means the corporate officer to whom the board of directors has delegated responsibility under subsection 8. See
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Natural Resources. See
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Natural Resources or the Secretary's duly authorized representative. See
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States may apply to the District of Columbia and any territory and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Stewardship organization: means an organization, association, or entity that has developed a system, method, or other mechanism which assumes the responsibilities, obligations, and liabilities under this chapter of multiple manufacturers of mercury-containing lamps. See
  • Thermostat retailer: means a person who sells thermostats of any kind directly to homeowners or other nonprofessionals through any selling or distribution mechanism, including sales using the Internet or catalogues. See
  • Thermostat wholesaler: means a person that is engaged in the distribution and wholesale sale of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning components to contractors who install heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning components. See
  • Town: shall include city and wards or precincts therein; "selectboard members" and "board of civil authority" shall extend to and include the mayor and aldermen of cities; "trustees" shall extend to and include bailiffs of incorporated villages; and the laws applicable to the inhabitants and officers of towns shall be applicable to the inhabitants and similar officers of all municipal corporations. See
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Village: shall mean an incorporated village. See
  • Violation: means noncompliance with one or more of the statutes specified in section 8003 of this title or any related rules, permits, assurances, or orders. See
  • Vote: includes authorization by written ballot and written consent. See
  • Voting power: means the total number of votes entitled to be cast for the election of directors at the time the determination of voting power is made, excluding a vote which is contingent upon the happening of a condition or event that has not occurred at the time. See