2009 New Jersey Code
42:2B-2. Definitions relative to limited liability companies
TITLE 42 - PARTNERSHIPS AND PARTNERSHIP ASSOCIATIONS
42:2B-2 - Definitions relative to limited liability companies
2.As used in this act unless the context otherwise requires:
"Bankruptcy" means an event that causes a person to become dissociated from a limited liability company as provided in section 24 of this act.
"Certificate of formation" means the certificate referred to in section 11 of this act, and the certificate as amended.
"Contribution" means any cash, property, services rendered or a promissory note or other obligation to contribute cash or property or to perform services, which a person contributes to a limited liability company in his capacity as a member; provided however, that services rendered and obligations to perform services are contributions only to the extent designated as contributions in the operating agreement.
"Foreign limited liability company" means a limited liability company formed under the laws of any state or under the laws of any foreign country or other foreign jurisdiction and denominated as such under the laws of such state or foreign country or other foreign jurisdiction.
"Limited liability company" and "domestic limited liability company" means a limited liability company formed under the laws of this State and having one or more members.
"Limited liability company interest" means a member's share of the profits and losses of a limited liability company and a member's right to receive distributions of the limited liability company's assets.
"Liquidating trustee" means a person carrying out the winding up of a limited liability company.
"Manager" means a person who is named as a manager of a limited liability company in, or designated as a manager of a limited liability company pursuant to, an operating agreement or similar instrument under which the limited liability company is formed.
"Member" means a person who has been admitted to a limited liability company as a member as provided in section 21 of this act or, in the case of a foreign limited liability company, in accordance with the laws of the state or foreign country or other foreign jurisdiction under which the foreign limited liability company is organized.
"Operating agreement" means a written agreement among the members, or in the case of a limited liability company with only one member, the declaration by that one member of the terms of the operating agreement which shall be deemed an agreement between the member and the limited liability company, as to the affairs of a limited liability company and the conduct of its business.
"Person" means a natural person, partnership (whether general or limited and whether domestic or foreign), limited liability company, foreign limited liability company, trust, estate, association, corporation, custodian, nominee or any other individual or entity in its own or any representative capacity.
"State" means the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or any state, territory, possession, or other jurisdiction of the United States other than this State.
L.1993,c.210,s.2; amended 1995, c.96, s.13; 1998, c.79, s.1; 2000, c.161, s.58.
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