Sections
Subchapter 1 Certificate of Authority 15.01. – 15.10.
Subchapter 2 Withdrawal 15.20.
Subchapter 3 Involuntary Termination 15.30. – 15.32.

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 11B > Chapter 15 - Foreign Corporations

  • Agency issuing the order: means the Secretary when the Secretary has issued an administrative or emergency administrative order under this chapter and the Board when the Board has issued such an order. 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.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • articles: include amended and restated articles of incorporation and articles of merger. See
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Board: means the Board established under chapter 151 of this title. See
  • 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
  • Compliance: means compliance with the statutes specified in section 8003 of this title and with any related rules, permits, assurances, or orders. See
  • 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.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • 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
  • District Commission: means a District Environmental Commission established under chapter 151 of this title. See
  • District coordinator: means a district environmental coordinator attached to a District Commission established under chapter 151 of this title. See
  • Domestic: when applied to a corporation, company, association, or copartnership shall mean organized under the laws of this State; "foreign" when so applied, shall mean organized under the laws of another state, government, or country. See
  • Domestic corporation: means a corporation. See
  • Environmental Division: means the Environmental Division of the Superior Court established by 4 V. See
  • Environmental Division: means the Environmental Division of the Superior Court established by 4 V. See
  • 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.
  • Fees: shall mean earnings due for official services, aside from salaries or per diem compensation. See
  • filing: means filed in the Office of the Secretary of State. See
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation organized under a law other than the law of this State which would be a nonprofit corporation if formed under the laws of this State. See
  • Individual: includes the estate of an individual who is incompetent. 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Municipality: shall include a city, town, town school district, incorporated school or fire district or incorporated village, and all other governmental incorporated units. See
  • Mutual benefit corporation: means a domestic corporation which is required to be a mutual benefit corporation pursuant to section 17. See
  • 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.
  • Party by right: means the following:

  • 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: means any individual; partnership; company; corporation; association; joint venture; trust; municipality; the State of Vermont or any agency, department, or subdivision of the State; any federal agency; or any other legal or commercial entity. 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
  • Person aggrieved: means a person who alleges an injury to a particularized interest protected by the provisions of law listed in section 8503 of this title, attributable to an act or decision by a district coordinator, District Commission, the Secretary, or the Environmental Division that can be redressed by the Environmental Division or the Supreme Court. See
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Post: means :

  • 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.
  • Principal office: means the office (in or outside this State) so designated in the biennial report filed pursuant to section 16. See
  • Proceeding: includes civil suit and criminal, administrative, and investigatory action. See
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Respondent: means a person who has committed or is alleged to have committed a violation. 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 or the Secretary's duly authorized representative. See
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Natural Resources or the Secretary's duly authorized representative. See
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.
  • Stop work order: means an order to cease construction or other activity. 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