US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 1305: Little League Baseball Incorporated

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36 USC CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL,

INCORPORATED 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec.

130501. Organization.

130502. Purposes.

130503. Membership.

130504. Governing body.

130505. Powers.

130506. Exclusive right to name and emblems.

130507. Restrictions.

130508. Principal office.

130509. Records and inspection.

130510. Statement required in audit report.

130511. Service of process.

130512. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

130513. Distribution of assets on dissolution or final

liquidation.

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36 USC Sec. 130501 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130501. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - Little League Baseball, Incorporated (in

this chapter, the "corporation"), is a federally chartered

corporation.

(b) Perpetual Existence. - Except as otherwise provided, the

corporation has perpetual existence.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1376.)

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130501 36:1071. July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Secs. 1, 2, 78 Stat.

325.

36:1072.

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This section is substituted for the source provisions for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate executed and

unnecessary words. The text of 36:1072 is omitted as executed.

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36 USC Sec. 130502 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130502. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are -

(1) to promote, develop, supervise, and voluntarily assist in

all lawful ways the interest of young people who participate in

Little League baseball;

(2) to help and voluntarily assist young people in developing

qualities of citizenship and sportsmanship; and

(3) using the disciplines of the native American game of

baseball, to teach spirit and competitive will to win, physical

fitness through individual sacrifice, the values of team play,

and wholesome well being through healthy social association with

other youngsters under proper leadership.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1377.)

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130502 36:1073. July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Sec. 3, 78 Stat.

325; Dec. 26, 1974, Pub. L.

93-551, 88 Stat. 1744.

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Before clause (1), the word "objects" is omitted as included in

"purposes".

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36 USC Sec. 130503 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130503. Membership

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(a) Eligibility. - Except as provided in this chapter,

eligibility for membership in the corporation and the rights and

privileges of members are as provided in the constitution and

bylaws of the corporation.

(b) Voting. - Each member (except an honorary or associate

member) has one vote on each matter submitted to a vote at a

meeting of the members.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1377.)

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130503 36:1076. July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Sec. 6, 78 Stat. 326.

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36 USC Sec. 130504 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130504. Governing body

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(a) Board of Directors. - (1) The board of directors is the

governing body of the corporation. Between meetings of the

corporation, the board is responsible for the general policies and

program of the corporation. The board is responsible for the

control of all funds of the corporation.

(2) The number of directors, their manner of selection (including

the filling of vacancies), and their term of office are as provided

in the constitution and bylaws of the corporation. However, the

board shall have at least 13 directors.

(b) Officers. - (1) The officers of the corporation are a

chairman of the board of directors, a president, a vice president,

and a secretary-treasurer. Their duties are as provided in the

constitution and bylaws of the corporation.

(2) The officers shall be elected annually at the annual meeting

of the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1377.)

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130504(a) 36:1077. July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Secs. 7, 8, 78 Stat.

326.

130504(b) 36:1078.

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In subsection (a), the text of 36:1077(a) and the word

"Thereafter" in 36:1077(b) are omitted as executed and obsolete. In

paragraph (2), the word "filling" is substituted for "filing" to

correct an error in the United States Code.

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36 USC Sec. 130505 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130505. Powers

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The corporation may -

(1) adopt and amend a constitution and bylaws for the

management of its property and the regulation of its affairs;

(2) adopt and alter a corporate seal;

(3) adopt, alter, and display seals, emblems, and badges;

(4) choose directors, officers, trustees, managers, employees,

and agents as the activities of the corporation require;

(5) make contracts;

(6) acquire, own, lease, encumber, and transfer property as

necessary or convenient to carry out the purposes of the

corporation;

(7) borrow money, issue instruments of indebtedness, and secure

its obligations by granting security interests in its property;

(8) charge and collect membership dues and subscription fees;

(9) sue and be sued; and

(10) do any other act necessary or desirable to carry out the

purposes of the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1377.)

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130505 36:1074. July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Secs. 4, 17, 78

Stat. 325, 328.

36:1087.

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In this section, the text of 36:1087 is omitted as executed and

obsolete.

In clause (1), the word "alter" is omitted as included in

"amend". The words "not inconsistent with the laws of the United

States or any State in which the corporation is to operate" are

omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (2), the word "use" is omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (3), the word "use" is omitted as included in

"display". The words "as it may adopt" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (4), the word "activities" is substituted for

"business" for consistency in the revised title.

In clause (5), the words "make contracts" are substituted for "to

contract and be contracted with" for consistency in the revised

title and to eliminate unnecessary words.

Clause (6) is substituted for "take and hold by lease, gift,

purchase, grant, devise, bequest or otherwise any property, real or

personal, necessary for attaining the objects and carrying into

effect the purposes of the corporation" and "transfer, encumber,

and convey real or personal property" for consistency in the

revised title and to eliminate unnecessary words. The words

"subject to applicable provisions of law in any State (A) governing

the amount or kind of real and personal property which may be held

by, or (B) otherwise limiting or controlling the ownership of real

or personal property by a corporation operating in such State" are

omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (7), the words "for the purposes of the corporation"

are omitted as unnecessary. The words "issue instruments of

indebtedness, and secure its obligations by granting security

interests in its property" are substituted for "issue bonds

therefor, and secure the same by mortgage", for consistency in the

revised title. The words "subject to all applicable provisions of

Federal or State law" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (8), the words "receive contributions or grants of

money or property to be devoted to the carrying out of its

purposes" are omitted as included in "acquire . . . property as

necessary or convenient to carry out the purposes of the

corporation" in clause (6).

In clause (9), the words "complain, and defend in any court of

competent jurisdiction" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (10), the words "and all lawful", "and things", and

"objects and" are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 130506 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130506. Exclusive right to name and emblems

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The corporation has the exclusive right to use and to allow

others to use the names "Little League" and "Little Leaguer" and

the official Little League emblem or any colorable simulation of

that emblem. This section does not affect any vested rights.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1378.)

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130506 36:1086. July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Sec. 16, 78 Stat.

328.

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The word "sole" is omitted as included in "exclusive". The words

"or refuse" are omitted as unnecessary. The words "This section

does not affect any vested rights" are substituted for "No powers

or privileges hereby granted shall, however, interfere or conflict

with established or vested rights" for consistency in the revised

title and to eliminate unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 130507 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130507. Restrictions

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(a) Stock and Dividends. - The corporation may not issue stock or

declare or pay a dividend.

(b) Political Activities. - The corporation or a director,

officer, or agent as such may not contribute to, support, or assist

any political party or candidate for office.

(c) Distribution of Income or Assets. - The income and assets of

the corporation may not inure to the benefit of, or be distributed

to, a director, officer, or member during the life of the

corporation or on its dissolution or final liquidation. This

subsection does not prevent the payment of reasonable compensation

to an officer in an amount approved by the board of directors.

(d) Loans. - The corporation may not make a loan to a director,

officer, or employee. Directors who vote for or assent to making a

loan to a director, officer, or employee, and officers who

participate in making the loan, are jointly and severally liable to

the corporation for the amount of the loan until it is repaid.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1378.)

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130507(a) 36:1082. July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Secs. 9, 10, 12, 78

Stat. 327.

130507(b) 36:1080.

130507(c) 36:1079(a).

130507(d) 36:1079(b).

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In subsection (a), the words "any shares of" are omitted as

unnecessary.

In subsection (b), the words "or otherwise" are omitted as

unnecessary.

In subsection (c), the words "inure to the benefit of" are

substituted for "inure to" for consistency in the revised title.

The words "This subsection does not prevent" are substituted for

"Nothing in this subsection, however, shall be construed to

prevent" for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate

unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 130508 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130508. Principal office

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The principal office of the corporation shall be in Williamsport,

Pennsylvania, or another place decided by the board of directors.

However, the activities of the corporation may be conducted

throughout the world.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1378.)

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130508 36:1075(a). July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Sec. 5(a), 78 Stat.

326.

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The words "shall not be confined to that place and" are omitted

as unnecessary. The words "throughout the various States, the

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the possessions of the United

States, and in other areas" are omitted as included in "throughout

the world".

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36 USC Sec. 130509 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130509. Records and inspection

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(a) Records. - The corporation shall keep -

(1) correct and complete records of account;

(2) minutes of the proceedings of its members, board of

directors, and committees having any of the authority of its

board of directors; and

(3) at its principal office, a record of the names and

addresses of its members entitled to vote.

(b) Inspection. - A member entitled to vote, or an agent or

attorney of the member, may inspect the records of the corporation

for any proper purpose, at any reasonable time.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1378.)

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130509 36:1083. July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Sec. 13, 78 Stat.

327.

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The word "records" is substituted for "books and records" for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

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36 USC Sec. 130510 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130510. Statement required in audit report

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The corporation shall include in the audit report statement

required under section 10101(b)(1)(B) of this title a schedule of

all contracts requiring payments greater than $10,000 and all

payments of compensation or fees at a rate greater than $10,000 a

year.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1378.)

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130510 36:1084(b) (2d July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

sentence cl. (2)). 88-378, Sec. 14(b) (2d

sentence cl. (2)), 78 Stat.

328.

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The word "salaries" is omitted as included in "compensation".

TERMINATION OF REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of reporting provisions

in this section, see section 3003 of Pub. L. 104-66, as amended,

set out as a note under section 1113 of Title 31, Money and

Finance, and page 202 of House Document No. 103-7.

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36 USC Sec. 130511 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130511. Service of process

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The corporation shall have a designated agent in the District of

Columbia to receive service of process for the corporation. Notice

to or service on the agent, or mailed to the business address of

the agent, is notice to or service on the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1379.)

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130511 36:1075(b). July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Sec. 5(b), 78 Stat.

326.

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36 USC Sec. 130512 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130512. Liability for acts of officers and agents

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The corporation is liable for the acts of its officers and agents

acting within the scope of their authority.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1379.)

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130512 36:1081. July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Sec. 11, 78 Stat.

327.

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36 USC Sec. 130513 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1305 - LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 130513. Distribution of assets on dissolution or final

liquidation

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On dissolution or final liquidation of the corporation, any

assets remaining after the discharge of all liabilities shall be

distributed as provided by the board of directors, but consistent

with the purposes of the corporation and in compliance with the

constitution and bylaws of the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1379.)

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130513 36:1085. July 16, 1964, Pub. L.

88-378, Sec. 15, 78 Stat.

328.

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The words "dissolution or final liquidation" are substituted for

"final dissolution or liquidation" for consistency in the revised

title. The word "satisfaction" is omitted as included in

"discharge", and the word "obligations" is omitted as included in

"liabilities". The words "outstanding" and "and all Federal and

State laws applicable thereto" are omitted as unnecessary.

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