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  184.102.  Definitions. — As used in sections 184.102 to 184.122, unless the context requires otherwise, the following terms mean:

  (1)  "Claimant", a person who files a notice of intent to preserve an interest in property on loan to a museum as provided in section 184.114;

  (2)  "Claimant's address", the most recent address as shown on a notice of intent to preserve an interest in property on loan to a museum, or notice of change of address, which notice is on file with the museum;

  (3)  "Director", the director of the department of economic development;

  (4)  "Lender", a person whose name appears on the records of a museum as the person legally entitled to, or claiming to be legally entitled to, property held or owing by the museum;

  (5)  "Lender's address", the most recent address of the lender as shown on the museum's records pertaining to the property on loan from the lender;

  (6)  "Loan", a deposit of property to a museum that is not accompanied by a transfer of title to the property;

  (7)  "Museum", an institution located in this state and operated by a permanent nonprofit corporation, trust association, or public agency, operated primarily for educational, scientific, historical preservation or aesthetic purposes, which owns, borrows, cares for, studies, archives, or exhibits property.  "Museum" includes, but is not limited to, libraries, botanical gardens, zoos, nature centers, planetariums, technology centers, arboretums, historic sites, art centers, and history, natural history and art museums;

  (8)  "Person", an individual, corporation, partnership, trust, estate, or association;

  (9)  "Property", a document or tangible object, animate or inanimate, in the custody of a museum, that has intrinsic historic, artistic, scientific, or cultural value;

  (10)  "Restricted certified mail", certified mail which carries on its face, in a conspicuous place where it will not be obliterated, the endorsement "deliver to addressee only", and for which the post office provides the sender with a return receipt showing the date of delivery, the place of delivery and the person to whom delivered; and

  (11)  "Undocumented property", property in the possession of a museum for which the museum cannot determine the owner by reference to the museum's records.


(L. 1991 S.B. 344 § 2)

Effective 12-31-91

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