US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 2003: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil Wars

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36 USC CHAPTER 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL

WAR 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 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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CHAPTER 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec.

200301. Organization.

200302. Purposes.

200303. Membership.

200304. Governing body.

200305. Powers.

200306. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges.

200307. Restrictions.

200308. Principal office.

200309. Records and inspection.

200310. Service of process.

200311. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

200312. Annual report.

200313. Distribution of assets on dissolution or final

liquidation.

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36 USC Sec. 200301 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 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200301. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

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

corporation.

(b) Place of Incorporation and Domicile. - The corporation is

declared to be incorporated and domiciled in the District of

Columbia.

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

corporation has perpetual existence.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1452.)

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200301 36:531. Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774,

Secs. 1, 2, 4(1), 68 Stat.

748, 749.

36:532.

36:534(1).

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This section is substituted for the source provisions for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary and

executed words.

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36 USC Sec. 200302 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 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200302. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are -

(1) to perpetuate the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic

and of the men who saved the Union in 1861 to 1865;

(2) to assist in every practicable way in preserving, and

making available for research, documents and records pertaining

to the Grand Army of the Republic and its members;

(3) to cooperate in honoring all those who have served our

country patriotically in any war;

(4) to teach patriotism, the duties of citizenship, the true

history of our country, and the love and honor of our flag;

(5) to oppose every tendency or movement that would weaken

loyalty to, destroy, or impair our constitutional Union; and

(6) to inculcate and broadly sustain the American principles of

representative government, equal rights, and impartial justice

for all.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1452.)

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200302 36:533. Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774, Sec.

3, 68 Stat. 749.

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In clause (5), the words "destroy, or impair" are substituted for

"or make for the destruction or impairment of" to eliminate

unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 200303 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 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200303. Membership

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

for membership in the corporation and the rights, privileges, and

designation of classes of members are as provided in the

constitution and bylaws of the corporation.

(b) Required Service. - Eligibility for membership in the

corporation is limited to male blood relatives of an individual who

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(1) served at any time during the period from April 12, 1861,

through April 9, 1865, as a soldier or sailor in -

(A) the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or

Revenue-Cutter Service; or

(B) a State regiment that was called into active service and

was subject to orders of United States general officers during

that period; and

(2) was discharged honorably from, or died in, that service.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1453.)

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200303 36:535. Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774, Sec.

5, 68 Stat. 750.

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In subsection (a), the words "are as provided in the constitution

and bylaws of the corporation" are substituted for "shall . . . be

determined as the constitution and bylaws of the corporation may

provide" for consistency in the revised title.

In subsection (b)(1), the words "at any time" are added for

clarity.

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36 USC Sec. 200304 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 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200304. Governing body

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(a) National Encampment. - (1) The national encampment is the

supreme governing authority of the corporation.

(2) The national encampment is composed of officers and elected

representatives from the States and other local subdivisions of the

corporation as provided in the constitution and bylaws. However,

the form of government of the corporation must be representative of

the membership at large and may not permit concentration of control

in a limited number of members or in a self-perpetuating group not

representative of the membership at large.

(3) The meetings of the national encampment may be held in the

District of Columbia or in any State, territory, or possession of

the United States.

(b) Council of Administration. - (1) During the intervals between

the national encampments, the council of administration is the

governing board of the corporation and is responsible for the

general policies, program, and activities of the corporation.

(2) The council of administration shall consist of at least seven

members elected in the manner and for the term provided in the

constitution and bylaws.

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

commander in chief, a senior vice commander in chief, a junior vice

commander in chief, a secretary, a treasurer, and other officers as

provided in the constitution and bylaws. One individual may hold

the offices of secretary and treasurer.

(2) The manner of selection, term of office, and duties of the

officers are as provided in the constitution and bylaws.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1453.)

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200304(a) 36:536. Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774,

Secs. 6-8, 68 Stat. 750.

200304(b) 36:537.

200304(c) 36:538.

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In subsection (a)(2), the words "several", "always", and "thereof

. . . the hands of" are omitted as unnecessary.

In subsection (a)(3), the words "State, territory, or possession

of the United States" are substituted for "State or Territory" for

consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the

United States Code.

In subsection (b), the text of 36:537(b) is omitted as obsolete.

In subsection (c), the words "One individual may hold the offices

of secretary and treasurer" are substituted for "(which latter two

offices may be held by one person)" to eliminate unnecessary words.

The word "provided" is substituted for "may be prescribed" to

eliminate unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 200305 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 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200305. 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) choose officers, managers, agents, and employees as the

activities of the corporation require;

(4) make contracts;

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

necessary or convenient to carry out the purposes of the

corporation;

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

its obligations by granting security interests in its property;

(7) sue and be sued; and

(8) do any other act necessary and proper to carry out the

purposes of the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1453.)

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200305 36:534(2)-(10). Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774,

Secs. 4(2)-(10), 18, 68

Stat. 749, 752.

36:548.

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In this section, the text of 36:548 is omitted as executed and

obsolete.

In clause (1), the word "alter" is omitted as unnecessary. 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.

Clause (5) is substituted for "take by lease, gift, purchase,

grant, devise, or bequest from any public body or agency or any

private corporation, association, partnership, firm, or individual

and to hold absolutely or in trust for any of the purposes of the

corporation any property, real, personal, or mixed, necessary or

convenient for attaining the objects and carrying into effect the

purposes of the corporation" and "transfer, convey, lease,

sublease, encumber and otherwise alienate real, personal or mixed

property" for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate

unnecessary words. The words "subject, however, to applicable

provisions of law of any State (A) governing the amount or kind of

property which may be held by, or (B) otherwise limiting or

controlling the ownership of property by, a corporation operating

in such State" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (6), 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, deed of trust, pledge or

otherwise" for consistency in the revised title. The words "subject

in every case to all applicable provisions of Federal and State

laws" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (7), the words "complain and defend in any court of

competent jurisdiction" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (8), the words "any other act" are substituted for "any

and all acts and things" to eliminate unnecessary words. The words

"objects and" are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 200306 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 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200306. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges

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The corporation and its subordinate divisions have the exclusive

right to use the name "Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War".

The corporation has the exclusive right to use and to allow others

to use seals, emblems, and badges the corporation adopts.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1454.)

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200306 36:547. Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774, Sec.

17, 68 Stat. 752.

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The words "sole" and "or refuse" are omitted as unnecessary. The

words "corporation adopts" are substituted for "as it may legally

adopt" for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate

unnecessary words. The words "and such emblems, seals, and badges

as have heretofore been used by the Illinois corporation described

in section 548 of this title and the right to which may be lawfully

transferred to the corporation" are omitted as executed and

obsolete.

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36 USC Sec. 200307 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 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200307. 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 an officer or

agent as such may not contribute to, support, or assist a political

party or candidate for public office.

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

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

to, an officer or member during the life of the corporation or on

its dissolution or final liquidation. This subsection does not

prevent the payment of compensation to an officer or reimbursement

for actual necessary expenses in amounts approved by the council of

administration of the corporation.

(d) Loans. - The corporation may not make a loan or advance to an

officer or employee. Members of the council of administration who

vote for or assent to making a loan or advance to an officer or

employee, and officers who participate in making the loan or

advance, are jointly and severally liable to the corporation for

the amount of the loan or advance until it is repaid.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1454.)

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200307(a) 36:543. Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774,

Secs. 10, 11, 13, 68 Stat.

751.

200307(b) 36:541.

200307(c) 36:540(a).

200307(d) 36:540(b).

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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.

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.

In subsection (d), the words "or advance" are added in 2 places

for consistency in the subsection.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200308. Principal office

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The principal office of the corporation shall be in Trenton, New

Jersey, or another place decided by the council of administration.

However, the activities of the corporation are not confined to the

place where the principal office is located but may be conducted in

the District of Columbia and throughout the States, territories,

and possessions of the United States.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1454.)

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200308 36:539(a). Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774, Sec.

9(a), 68 Stat. 751.

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The word "various" 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 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200309. Records and inspection

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(a) Records. - The corporation shall keep -

(1) correct and complete records of account; and

(2) minutes of the proceedings of its national encampments and

council of administration.

(b) Inspection. - A member, 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. 1454.)

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200309 36:544. Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774, Sec.

14, 68 Stat. 751.

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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.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200310. 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. 1455.)

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200310 36:539(b). Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774, Sec.

9(b), 68 Stat. 751.

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The words "at all times" are omitted as unnecessary. The words

"to receive" are substituted for "authorized to accept", and the

words "is notice to or service on" are substituted for "shall be

deemed notice to or service upon", for consistency in the revised

title.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200311. 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. 1455.)

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200311 36:542. Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774, Sec.

12, 68 Stat. 751.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200312. Annual report

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Not later than March 1 of each year, the corporation shall submit

a report to Congress on the activities of the corporation during

the prior fiscal year. The report may consist of a report on the

proceedings of the national encampment. The report may not be

printed as a public document.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1455.)

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200312 36:546. Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774, Sec.

16, 68 Stat. 752.

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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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36 USC Sec. 200313 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 2003 - SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 200313. 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 council of administration, but in

compliance with the constitution and bylaws of the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1455.)

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200313 36:549. Aug. 20, 1954, ch. 774, Sec.

19, 68 Stat. 752.

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The word "satisfaction" is omitted as included in "discharge",

and the word "obligations" is omitted as included in "liabilities".

The word "outstanding" is omitted as unnecessary. The words "as

provided by" are substituted for "in accordance with the

determination of" to eliminate unnecessary words. The words "and

all Federal and States laws applicable thereto" are omitted as

unnecessary.

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