2010 Nevada Code
Chapter 78 Private Corporations
NRS 78.010 Definitions; construction.

NRS 78.010 Definitions; construction.

1. As used in this chapter:

(a) "Approval" and "vote" as describing action by the directors or stockholders mean the vote of directors in person or by written consent or of stockholders in person, by proxy or by written consent.

(b) "Articles," "articles of incorporation" and "certificate of incorporation" are synonymous terms and, unless the context otherwise requires, include all certificates filed pursuant to NRS 78.030, 78.180, 78.185, 78.1955, 78.209, 78.380, 78.385, 78.390, 78.725 and 78.730 and any articles of merger, conversion, exchange or domestication filed pursuant to NRS 92A.200 to 92A.240, inclusive, or 92A.270. Unless the context otherwise requires, these terms include restated articles and certificates of incorporation.

(c) "Directors" and "trustees" are synonymous terms.

(d) "Principal office" means the office, in or out of this State, where the principal executive offices of a domestic or foreign corporation are located.

(e) "Receiver" includes receivers and trustees appointed by a court as provided in this chapter or in chapter 32 of NRS.

(f) "Record" means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form.

(g) "Registered agent" has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 77.230.

(h) "Registered office" means the office maintained at the street address of the registered agent.

(i) "Sign" means to affix a signature to a record.

(j) "Signature" means a name, word, symbol or mark executed or otherwise adopted, or a record encrypted or similarly processed in whole or in part, by a person with the present intent to identify himself or herself and adopt or accept a record. The term includes, without limitation, an electronic signature as defined in NRS 719.100.

(k) "Stockholder of record" means a person whose name appears on the stock ledger of the corporation.

(l) "Street address" of a registered agent means the actual physical location in this State at which a registered agent is available for service of process.

2. General terms and powers given in this chapter are not restricted by the use of special terms, or by any grant of special powers contained in this chapter.

[Part 47:177:1925; NCL 1646] + [83:177:1925; A 1931, 415; 1931 NCL 1682]-(NRS A 1965, 216; 1977, 184; 1989, 871; 1991, 1207; 1993, 944; 1995, 2093; 1997, 695; 1999, 1576; 2001, 101, 1358, 2722, 3199; 2003, 48, 3077; 2007, 2639)

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