US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 1705: Polish Legion of American Veterans, USA (United States of America)

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36 USC CHAPTER 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS,

U.S.A. 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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CHAPTER 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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170501. Definition.

170502. Organization.

170503. Purposes.

170504. Membership.

170505. Governing body.

170506. Powers.

170507. Restrictions.

170508. Duty to maintain tax-exempt status.

170509. Records and inspection.

170510. Service of process.

170511. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

170512. Annual report.

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36 USC Sec. 170501 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170501. 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. 1445.)

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170501 36:2513. July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

98-372, Sec. 14, 98 Stat.

1241.

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The words "the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico" are omitted as

included in "the territories and possessions of the United States".

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36 USC Sec. 170502 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170502. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - Polish Legion of American Veterans, U.S.A.

(in this chapter, the "corporation"), a nonprofit corporation

incorporated in Illinois, is a federally chartered corporation.

(b) Expiration of Charter. - If the corporation does not comply

with any provision of this chapter, the charter granted by this

chapter expires.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1445.)

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170502(a) 36:2501. July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

98-372, Secs. 1, 15 (last

sentence), 16, 98 Stat.

1239, 1241.

170502(b) 36:2514 (last

sentence).

36:2515.

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This section is substituted for the source provisions for

consistency in the revised title.

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36 USC Sec. 170503 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170503. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are as provided in its articles

of incorporation. The corporation shall function as a veterans' and

patriotic organization as authorized by the laws of each State in

which it is incorporated.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1445.)

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170503 36:2503. July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

98-372, Sec. 3, 98 Stat.

1239.

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The word "objects" is omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 170504 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170504. 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) Nondiscrimination. - The terms of membership may not

discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, or national

origin.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1445.)

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170504(a) 36:2505 (words July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

before 3d comma). 98-372, Sec. 5 (words before

3d comma, words after 3d

comma related to

discrimination in

membership), 98 Stat. 1239.

170504(b) 36:2505 (words

after 3d comma

related to

discrimination in

membership).

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36 USC Sec. 170505 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170505. 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 holding office in

the corporation may not discriminate on the basis of race, color,

religion, or national origin.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1445.)

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170505(a) 36:2506. July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

98-372, Secs. 5 (words after

3d comma related to

discrimination in holding

office), 6, 7, 98 Stat. 1239.

170505(b) 36:2507.

170505(c) 36:2505 (words

after 3d comma

related to

discrimination in

holding office).

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In subsections (a) and (b), the words "and in conformity with the

laws of the State or States in which it is incorporated" in 36:2506

and "and in conformity with the laws of the State or States wherein

it is incorporated" in 36:2507 are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 170506 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170506. Powers

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The corporation has only the powers provided in its bylaws and

articles of incorporation filed in each State in which it is

incorporated.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1445.)

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170506 36:2502. July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

98-372, Sec. 2, 98 Stat.

1239.

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The words "and subject to the laws of such State or States" are

omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 170507 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170507. 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 or

officer as such may not contribute to, support, or participate in

any political activity or in any manner attempt to influence

legislation.

(c) 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.

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

officer, or employee.

(e) 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. 1445.)

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170507(a) 36:2508(d). July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

98-372, Sec. 8, 98 Stat.

1240.

170507(b) 36:2508(c).

170507(c) 36:2508(a).

170507(d) 36:2508(b).

170507(e) 36:2508(e).

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In subsection (a), the words "any shares of" 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.

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36 USC Sec. 170508 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170508. 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. 1446.)

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170508 36:2514 (1st July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

sentence). 98-372, Sec. 15 (1st

sentence), 98 Stat. 1241.

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36 USC Sec. 170509 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170509. 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. 1446.)

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170509 36:2510. July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

98-372, Sec. 10, 98 Stat.

1240.

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In this section, 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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36 USC Sec. 170510 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170510. 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. 1446.)

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170510 36:2504. July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

98-372, Sec. 4, 98 Stat.

1239.

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

as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 170511 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170511. 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. 1446.)

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170511 36:2509. July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

98-372, Sec. 9, 98 Stat.

1240.

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36 USC Sec. 170512 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 1705 - POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS, U.S.A.

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Sec. 170512. 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. 1446.)

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170512 36:2511. July 23, 1984, Pub. L.

98-372, Sec. 12, 98 Stat.

1240.

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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 206 of House Document No. 103-7.

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