21-1401. Terms, defined; act, how cited.

(1) For purposes of the Nonstock Cooperative Marketing Act, unless the context otherwise requires: (a) The term association means any corporation formed hereunder; (b) the term member means a person who owns a certificate of membership in an association formed without capital stock; (c) the term person means an individual, a partnership, a limited liability company, a corporation, an association, or two or more persons having a joint or common interest; (d) the term agricultural products or products means field crops, horticultural, viticultural, forestry, nut, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee and farm products, and the byproducts derived from any of them; and (e) the words used to import the singular may be applied to the plural as the context may demand.

(2) Associations organized hereunder shall be deemed nonprofit, inasmuch as they are not organized to make profits for themselves as such or for their members as such but only for their members as producers.

(3) Sections 21-1401 to 21-1414 shall be known and may be cited as the Nonstock Cooperative Marketing Act.

Source:Laws 1925, c. 80, § 1, p. 247; C.S.1929, § 24-1401; R.S.1943, § 21-1401; Laws 1993, LB 121, § 150.

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