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§ 1324.41. Definitions

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 82. Waters and Water Rights

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 82. Waters and Water Rights
Chapter 18. Rural Water, Sewer, Gas and Solid Waste Management Districts Act (Refs & Annos)
Acquisition of Assets
82 Okl.St.Ann. § 1324.41
§ 1324.41. Definitions
As used in this act:1
1. “Acquiring party” means a person and all affiliates thereof by whom or on whose behalf an acquisition of control referred to in Section 6 of this act2 is to be effected;
2. “Affiliate” means a person who directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls, or is controlled by, or is under common control with, the person specified, including any corporation created at the direction of the person specified, for purposes of corporate reorganization;
3. “Assets” in the case of a district or corporation means the physical plant, equipment, accounts receivable, accounts payable and all other assets of such district or corporation;
4. “Board” means the Oklahoma Water Resources Board;
5. “Control”, including the terms “controlling” or “controlled by”, and “under common control with”, means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a person, whether through ownership, by contract, purchase of assets, or otherwise, unless such power is the result of an official position with, or corporate office held in, such person. Control shall be presumed to exist if any person, directly or indirectly, owns or controls the assets of such district or corporation. This presumption may be rebutted by showing that control does not exist in fact. The Board may determine, after furnishing all persons in interest notice and opportunity to be heard and making specific findings of fact to support such determination, that control exists in fact, notwithstanding the absence of a presumption to that effect;
6. “Corporation” means a not-for-profit corporation organized:
a. pursuant to the provisions of the Oklahoma General Corporation Act, Section 1001 et seq. of Title 18 of the Oklahoma Statutes, for a purpose not involving pecuniary gain to its shareholders or members, paying no dividends or other pecuniary remuneration, directly or indirectly, to its shareholders or members as such and having no capital stock, and
b. for the purpose of developing and providing rural water supplies to serve rural residents;
7. “District” means a public nonprofit water district created pursuant to the Rural Water, Sewer, Gas and Solid Waste Management Districts Act, Section 1324.1 et seq. of Title 82 of the Oklahoma Statutes; and
8. “Person” means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint stock company, a trust, an unincorporated organization, any similar entity or any combination of the foregoing acting in concert, but shall not include any securities broker performing no more than the usual and customary broker's function.


Laws 1994, c. 339, § 5, emerg. eff. June 8, 1994.


Title 82, § 1324.41 et seq.
Title 82, § 1324.42.
82 Okl. St. Ann. § 1324.41, OK ST T. 82 § 1324.41
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 449 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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