US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 1407: Military Order of the World Wars

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36 USC CHAPTER 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS 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 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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CHAPTER 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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140701. Definition.

140702. Organization.

140703. Purposes.

140704. Membership.

140705. Governing body.

140706. Powers.

140707. Restrictions.

140708. Duty to maintain tax-exempt status.

140709. Records and inspection.

140710. Service of process.

140711. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

140712. Annual report.

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36 USC Sec. 140701 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 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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Sec. 140701. Definition

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For purposes of this chapter, "State" includes the District of

Columbia and the territories and possessions of the United States.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1384.)

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140701 36:5016. Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

102-484, title XVIII, Sec.

1817, 106 Stat. 2584.

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The words "the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of

the Northern Mariana Islands" are omitted as included in "the

territories and possessions of the United States".

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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Sec. 140702. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - Military Order of the World Wars (in this

chapter, the "corporation"), a nonprofit corporation incorporated

in the District of Columbia, is a federally chartered corporation.

(b) Expiration of Charter. - The charter granted by this chapter

expires if the corporation fails to comply with any provision of -

(1) its bylaws or articles of incorporation;

(2) this chapter; or

(3) the laws of the District of Columbia that apply to

corporations such as the corporation recognized under this

chapter.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1384.)

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140702(a) 36:5001. Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

102-484, title XVIII, Secs.

1801, 1815 (last sentence),

1816, 106 Stat. 2581, 2583.

140702(b) 36:5014 (last

sentence).

36:5015.

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Subsection (a) is substituted for the source provision for

consistency in the revised title.

In subsection (b), the words "restriction or other" in 36:5015

are omitted as unnecessary. The text of 36:5014 (last sentence) is

omitted as unnecessary because of clause (2) of the revised

subsection.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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Sec. 140703. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are as provided in the articles

of incorporation and bylaws and include -

(1) promoting military service associations;

(2) promoting patriotic education and military, naval, and air

science;

(3) defending the honor and integrity of the United States

Government and the Constitution;

(4) fostering fraternal relations among all branches of the

Armed Forces;

(5) encouraging the adoption of a suitable policy of national

security; and

(6) encouraging the commemoration of military service and the

establishment of war memorials.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1384.)

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140703 36:5003. Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

102-484, title XVIII, Sec.

1803, 106 Stat. 2582.

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The word "objects" is omitted as unnecessary.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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Sec. 140704. 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 articles of

incorporation and bylaws.

(b) Nondiscrimination. - The terms of membership may not

discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,

disability, age, or national origin.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1385.)

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140704(a) 36:5005. Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

102-484, title XVIII, Secs.

1805, 1808 (related to

membership), 106 Stat. 2582.

140704(b) 36:5008 (related to

membership).

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In subsection (a), the words "Except as provided in this chapter"

are substituted for "Except as provided in section 5008 of this

title" for consistency in the revised title.

In subsection (b), the words "The terms of membership" are

substituted for "In establishing the conditions of membership in

the corporation" for consistency in the revised title and to

eliminate unnecessary words.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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Sec. 140705. Governing body

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

responsibilities of the board are as provided in the articles of

incorporation.

(b) Officers. - The officers and the election of officers are as

provided in the articles of incorporation.

(c) Nondiscrimination. - The requirements for serving as a

director or officer may not discriminate on the basis of race,

color, religion, sex, disability, age, or national origin.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1385.)

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140705(a) 36:5006. Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

102-484, title XVIII, Secs.

1806, 1807, 1808 (related to

directors and officers), 106

Stat. 2582.

140705(b) 36:5007.

140705(c) 36:5008 (related to

directors and

officers).

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In subsections (a) and (b), the words "Except as provided in

section 5008 of this title" and "in conformity with the laws of the

State in which it is incorporated" are omitted as unnecessary.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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Sec. 140706. Powers

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The corporation has only the powers provided in its bylaws and

articles of incorporation filed in the State in which it is

incorporated.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1385.)

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140706 36:5002. Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

102-484, title XVIII, Sec.

1802, 106 Stat. 2581.

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The words "and subject to the laws of such State" are omitted as

unnecessary.

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Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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Sec. 140707. Restrictions

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

declare or pay a dividend.

(b) Distribution of Income or Assets. - The income or 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 charter

granted by this chapter. This subsection does not prevent the

payment of reasonable compensation to an officer or reimbursement

for actual necessary expenses in amounts approved by the board of

directors.

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

officer, or employee.

(d) Claim of Governmental Approval or Authorization. - The

corporation may not claim congressional approval or the authority

of the United States Government for any of its activities.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1385.)

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140707(a) 36:5009(c). Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

102-484, title XVIII, Sec.

1809, 106 Stat. 2582.

140707(b) 36:5009(a).

140707(c) 36:5009(b).

140707(d) 36:5009(d).

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

unnecessary.

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Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

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Sec. 140708. Duty to maintain tax-exempt status

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The corporation shall maintain its status as an organization

exempt from taxation under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26

U.S.C. 1 et seq.).

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1385.)

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140708 36:5014 (1st Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

sentence). 102-484, title XVIII, Sec.

1815 (1st sentence), 106

Stat. 2583.

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36 USC Sec. 140709 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 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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Sec. 140709. 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. 1385.)

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140709 36:5011. Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

102-484, title XVIII, Sec.

1811, 106 Stat. 2583.

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

consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the

United States Code. The words "Nothing in this section shall be

construed to contravene any applicable State law" are omitted as

unnecessary.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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Sec. 140710. Service of process

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The corporation shall comply with the law on service of process

of each State in which it is incorporated and each State in which

it carries on activities.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1386.)

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140710 36:5004. Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

102-484, title XVIII, Sec.

1804, 106 Stat. 2582.

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The words "in furtherance of its corporate purposes" are omitted

as unnecessary.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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Sec. 140711. 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. 1386.)

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140711 36:5010. Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

102-484, title XVIII, Sec.

1810, 106 Stat. 2583.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1407 - MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS

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Sec. 140712. Annual report

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The corporation shall submit an annual report to Congress on the

activities of the corporation during the prior fiscal year. The

report shall be submitted at the same time as the report of the

audit required by section 10101 of this title. The report may not

be printed as a public document.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1386.)

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140712 36:5012. Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L.

102-484, title XVIII, Sec.

1813, 106 Stat. 2583.

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