2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 90 - Securities (Uniform Act)
NRS 90.295 - Security defined.
Security means a note, stock, bond, debenture, evidence of indebtedness, certificate of interest or participation in a profit-sharing agreement, a limited partnership interest, an interest in a limited-liability company, collateral-trust certificate, preorganization certificate or subscription, transferable share, investment contract, viatical settlement investment, voting-trust certificate, certificate of deposit for a security, fractional undivided interest in an oil, gas or other mineral lease or in payments out of production of such a lease, right or royalty, a put, call, straddle or option on a security, certificate of deposit or group or index of securities including any interest therein or based on the value of any of the foregoing, or, in general, any interest or instrument commonly known as a security or any certificate of interest or participation in, temporary or interim certificate for, receipt for, whole or partial guarantee of or warrant or right to subscribe to or purchase any of the foregoing. The term does not include:
1. An insurance or endowment policy or annuity contract under which an insurance company promises to pay a fixed sum of money either in a lump sum or periodically for life or some other specified period; or
2. An interest in a contributory or noncontributory pension or welfare plan subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
(Added to NRS by 1987, 2152; A 1989, 160; 1995, 1442; 2009, 1825)
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