US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 1401: Marine Corps League

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36 USC CHAPTER 1401 - MARINE CORPS LEAGUE 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 1401 - MARINE CORPS LEAGUE

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CHAPTER 1401 - MARINE CORPS LEAGUE

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Sec.

140101. Organization.

140102. Purposes.

140103. Powers.

140104. Annual report.

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36 USC Sec. 140101 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 1401 - MARINE CORPS LEAGUE

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Sec. 140101. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - Marine Corps League (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. 1379.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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140101(a) 36:57. Aug. 4, 1937, ch. 564, Secs.

1, 3(a), 50 Stat. 558, 559.

140101(b) 36:57b(a).

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Subsection (a) is substituted for the source provision for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate executed and

unnecessary words.

Subsection (b) is substituted for "shall have perpetual

succession" for consistency in the revised title.

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36 USC Sec. 140102 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 1401 - MARINE CORPS LEAGUE

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Sec. 140102. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are -

(1) to preserve the traditions and to promote the interests of

the United States Marine Corps;

(2) to band those who, on August 4, 1937, were serving in the

United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorably

discharged from that service together in fellowship that they may

effectively promote the ideals of American freedom and democracy;

(3) to fit its members for the duties of citizenship and to

encourage them to serve as ably as citizens as they have served

the Nation under arms;

(4) to hold sacred the history and memory of the men who have

given their lives to the Nation;

(5) to foster love for the principles which they have supported

by blood and valor since the founding of the Republic;

(6) to maintain true allegiance to American institutions;

(7) to create a bond of comradeship between those in service

and those who have returned to civil life;

(8) to aid voluntarily and to render assistance to all marines

and former marines as well as to their widows and orphans; and

(9) to perpetuate the history of the United States Marine Corps

and by fitting acts to observe the anniversaries of historical

occasions of peculiar interest to marines.

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

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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140102 36:57a. Aug. 4, 1937, ch. 564, Sec.

2, 50 Stat. 558.

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36 USC Sec. 140103 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 1401 - MARINE CORPS LEAGUE

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Sec. 140103. Powers

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The corporation may -

(1) adopt and amend bylaws;

(2) adopt and alter a corporate seal;

(3) appoint or elect officers and agents;

(4) choose a board of trustees, consisting of at least 5 but

not more than 15 individuals, to conduct the business and

exercise the powers of the corporation;

(5) establish and maintain offices to conduct its activities;

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

necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of the

corporation;

(7) charge and collect membership dues and receive

contributions of money or property to be devoted to carrying out

the purposes of the corporation;

(8) sue and be sued; and

(9) do any other act necessary or appropriate to carry out the

purposes of the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1380.)

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140103 36:57b(b)-(j). Aug. 4, 1937, ch. 564, Sec.

3(b)-(j), 50 Stat. 559.

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In clause (1), the word "amend" is substituted for "alter" for

consistency in the revised title. The words "not inconsistent with

the Constitution and laws of the United States or of any State" are

omitted as unnecessary.

Clause (6) is substituted for "acquire, by purchase, devise,

bequest, gift, or otherwise, and hold, encumber, convey, or

otherwise dispose of such real and personal property as may be

necessary or appropriate for its corporate purposes" for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

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36 USC Sec. 140104 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 1401 - MARINE CORPS LEAGUE

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Sec. 140104. Annual report

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Not later than December 1 of each year, the corporation shall

submit a report to Congress on the activities of the corporation

during the prior calendar year. The report may not be printed as a

public document.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1380.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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140104 36:58. Aug. 4, 1937, ch. 564, Sec.

4, 50 Stat. 559; Aug. 30,

1964, Pub. L. 88-504, Sec.

4(5), 78 Stat. 636.

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The words "proceedings and" are omitted as unnecessary.

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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