Nebraska Revised Statute 69-1301

Chapter 69


Terms, defined.

As used in the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act unless the context otherwise requires:

(a) Banking organization means any bank, trust company, savings bank, industrial bank, land bank, or safe deposit company.

(b) Business association means any corporation, joint-stock company, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, or association for business purposes of two or more individuals, but does not include a public corporation.

(c) Financial organization means any savings and loan association, building and loan association, credit union, cooperative bank, or investment company, doing business in this state.

(d) General-use prepaid card means a plastic card or other electronic payment device usable with multiple, unaffiliated sellers of goods or services.

(e) Holder means any person in possession of property subject to the act belonging to another, or who is trustee in case of a trust, or is indebted to another on an obligation subject to the act.

(f) Life insurance corporation means any association or corporation transacting within this state the business of insurance on the lives of persons or insurance appertaining thereto, including, but not limited to, endowments and annuities.

(g) Military medal means any decoration or award that may be presented or awarded to a member of a unit of the United States Armed Forces or National Guard.

(h) Owner means a depositor in case of a deposit, a beneficiary in case of a trust, a creditor, claimant, or payee in case of other choses in action, or any person having a legal or equitable interest in property subject to the act, or his or her legal representative.

(i) Person means any individual, business association, governmental or political subdivision, public corporation, public authority, estate, trust, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity.

(j) Utility means any person who owns or operates within this state, for public use, any plant, equipment, property, franchise, or license for the transmission of communications or the production, storage, transmission, sale, delivery, or furnishing of electricity, water, steam, or gas.


  • The State Board of Agriculture while operating parimutuel betting is a business association, as contemplated by the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act. State ex rel. Marsh v. Nebraska St. Bd. of Agr., 217 Neb. 622, 350 N.W.2d 535 (1984).