Nebraska Revised Statute 21-2209

Chapter 21 Section 2209

21-2209.

Provision of services in another jurisdiction; license required, when; foreign corporation; requirements.

(1) A professional corporation may provide professional services in another jurisdiction if such corporation complies with all applicable laws of such jurisdiction regulating the rendering of professional services. Notwithstanding any other provision of the Nebraska Professional Corporation Act, no shareholder, director, officer, employee, or agent of a professional corporation shall be required to be licensed to render professional services in this state or to reside in this state if such shareholder, director, officer, employee, or agent does not render professional services in this state and is licensed in one or more states, territories of the United States, or the District of Columbia to render a professional service described in the professional corporation's articles of incorporation.

(2) A foreign professional corporation shall not transact business in this state unless it renders one of the professional services specified in subdivision (3) of section 21-2202 and complies with the provisions of the act, including, without limitation, registration with the appropriate regulating board in this state as provided in sections 21-2216 to 21-2218. A foreign professional corporation shall not transact business in this state if the laws of the jurisdiction under which such foreign professional corporation is incorporated do not allow for a professional corporation incorporated under the laws of this state to transact business in such jurisdiction.

(3)(a) A foreign professional corporation shall (i) apply for a certificate of authority in the same manner as a foreign business corporation pursuant to sections 21-2,203 to 21-2,220 and (ii) file with the Secretary of State a current certificate of registration as provided in sections 21-2216 to 21-2218.

(b) Except as otherwise provided in the Nebraska Professional Corporation Act, foreign professional corporations shall enjoy all the powers, benefits, and privileges and shall be subject to all the duties, restrictions, and liabilities of a foreign business corporation under sections 21-301 to 21-325.02 and the Nebraska Model Business Corporation Act.

(c) A foreign professional corporation shall not be required as a condition to obtaining a certificate of authority to have all of its shareholders, directors, and officers licensed to render professional services in this state if all of its shareholders, directors, and officers, except the secretary and assistant secretary, are licensed in one or more states or territories of the United States or the District of Columbia to render a professional service described in its articles of incorporation and any shareholder, director, officer, employee, or agent who renders professional services within this state on behalf of the foreign professional corporation is licensed to render professional services in this state.

(d) A foreign professional corporation is not required to obtain a certificate of authority to transact business in this state unless it maintains or intends to maintain an office in this state for the conduct of business or professional practice.

(4) For purposes of this section, foreign professional corporation means a corporation which is organized under the law of any other state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia for the specific purpose of rendering professional services and which has as its shareholders only individuals who are duly licensed or otherwise legally authorized to render the same professional services as the corporation.

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  • Nebraska Model Business Corporation Act, see section 21-201.