US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 201: Agricultural Hall of Fame

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36 USC CHAPTER 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME 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 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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CHAPTER 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec.

20101. Organization.

20102. Purposes.

20103. Membership.

20104. Governing body.

20105. Powers.

20106. Restrictions.

20107. Principal office.

20108. Records and inspection.

20109. Service of process.

20110. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

20111. Use of assets on dissolution or final liquidation.

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36 USC Sec. 20101 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 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec. 20101. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - Agricultural Hall of Fame (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. 1284.)

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20101(a) 36:971. Aug. 31, 1960, Pub. L.

86-680, Secs. 1, 2, 4(1),

16, 74 Stat. 572, 574, 577.

36:972.

20101(b) 36:974(1).

36:986.

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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.

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36 USC Sec. 20102 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 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec. 20102. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are -

(1) to receive and maintain one or more funds and to use any

part of the principal or interest only for charitable,

scientific, literary, or educational purposes either directly or

by contributing to organizations authorized to carry on similar

activities;

(2) to honor farmers, farm women, farm leaders, teachers,

scientists, inventors, governmental leaders, and other

individuals who have helped make this Nation great by their

outstanding contributions to the establishment, development,

advancement, or improvement of agriculture in the United States;

(3) to perpetuate the memory of those individuals and record

their contributions and achievements by the erection and

maintenance of buildings and monuments as may be appropriate as a

lasting memorial;

(4) to promote a greater sense of appreciation of the dignity

and importance of agriculture, historically carried out through

owner-operated farms, and the part it has played in developing

those social, economic, and spiritual values which are essential

in maintaining the free and democratic institutions of our

Republic;

(5) to establish and maintain a library and museum for the

collection and preservation for posterity of agricultural tools,

implements, machines, vehicles, pictures, paintings, books,

papers, documents, data, relics, mementos, artifacts, and other

items relating to agriculture;

(6) to cooperate with other organizations interested in similar

projects; and

(7) to engage in other activities appropriate to carry out its

purposes.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1284.)

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20102 36:973(A) (1st Aug. 31, 1960, Pub. L.

sentence words 86-680, Sec. 3(A) (1st

before proviso, sentence words before

last sentence), proviso, last sentence),

(B)-(G). (B)-(G), 74 Stat. 573.

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In clause (1), the words "and apply the whole or", "therefrom",

"thereof", and "duly" and 36:973(A) (1st sentence) are omitted as

unnecessary. The text of 36:973(A) (last sentence) is omitted as

unnecessary.

In clause (2), the words "of America" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (3), the words "those individuals" are substituted for

"such persons" for clarity. The word "edifices" is omitted as

included in "buildings". The word "deemed" is omitted as

unnecessary.

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

promote, and encourage" to eliminate redundant words.

In clause (7), the words "other activities appropriate to carry

out its purposes" are substituted for "any and all activities

incidental thereto or necessary, suitable, or proper for the

accomplishment of any of the aforementioned purposes" for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 20106 of this title.

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36 USC Sec. 20103 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 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec. 20103. Membership

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(a) Eligibility. - 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 bylaws.

(b) Voting. - Each member given voting rights by the bylaws has

one vote on each matter submitted to a vote at a meeting of the

voting members. The vote may be cast in the manner provided in the

bylaws.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1284.)

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20103 36:976. Aug. 31, 1960, Pub. L.

86-680, Sec. 6, 74 Stat. 575.

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

substituted for "shall . . . be determined as the bylaws of the

corporation may provide" to eliminate unnecessary words.

In subsection (b), the words "the right to" are omitted as

unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 20104 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 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec. 20104. Governing body

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(a) Board of Governors. - (1) The board of governors is the

governing body of the corporation. Between meetings of the members

of the corporation, the board is responsible for the general

policies and program of the corporation and for the control of all

funds of the corporation.

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

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

in the bylaws. However, the board shall have at least 15 members.

(3) The board may appoint committees. Each committee has the

powers provided in the bylaws or by resolution of the board. The

powers of a committee may include all the powers of the board.

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

president, one or more one vice presidents as provided in the

bylaws, a secretary, a treasurer, one or more assistant secretaries

and assistant treasurers, and other officers as provided in the

bylaws.

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

officers are as provided in the bylaws.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1284.)

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20104(a) 36:977. Aug. 31, 1960, Pub. L.

86-680, Secs. 7, 8, 74 Stat.

575.

20104(b) 36:978.

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In subsection (a), the text of 36:977(a) is omitted as executed

and obsolete. In paragraph (3), the words "and exercise" 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 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec. 20105. Powers

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The corporation may -

(1) adopt and amend 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;

and

(7) sue and be sued.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1285.)

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20105 36:974(2)-(9). Aug. 31, 1960, Pub. L.

86-680, Secs. 4(2)-(9), 17,

74 Stat. 574, 577.

36:987.

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In this section, the text of 36:987 is omitted as executed and

obsolete.

In clause (1), the words "and alter" are omitted as unnecessary.

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

In clause (4), the words "make contracts" are substituted for

"contract and be contracted with" to eliminate unnecessary words.

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

grant, devise, or bequest from any private corporation,

association, partnership, firm, or individual and to hold any

property, real, personal, or mixed, necessary or convenient for

attaining the objects and carrying into effect the purposes of the

corporation" in 36:974(7) and "transfer, convey, lease, sublease,

encumber and otherwise alienate real, personal or mixed property"

in 36:974(8) 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" in 36:974(7) are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (6), 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 and to eliminate unnecessary

words. The words "for the purposes of the corporation" and "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.

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36 USC Sec. 20106 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 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec. 20106. 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 governor,

officer, employee, or member 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, a governor, officer, or member as such 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 employee in an amount approved by the board of

governors.

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

governor, officer, employee, or member. Governors who vote for or

assent to making a loan or advance to a governor, officer,

employee, or member, 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.

(e) Contributions to Certain Organizations. - None of the

principal or interest of a fund referred to in section 20102(1) of

this title may be contributed to an organization if -

(1) a substantial part of its activities is carrying on

propaganda or attempting to influence legislation; or

(2) any part of its net earnings benefits a private shareholder

or individual.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1285.)

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20106(a) 36:982. Aug. 31, 1960, Pub. L.

86-680, Secs. 3(A) (1st

sentence proviso), 9, 10,

12, 74 Stat. 573, 575, 576.

20106(b) 36:980.

20106(c) 36:979(a).

20106(d) 36:979(b).

20106(e) 36:973(A) (proviso).

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

unnecessary.

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 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec. 20107. Principal office

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The principal office of the corporation shall be in Kansas City,

Kansas, or another place decided by the board of governors.

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

place where the principal office is located but may be conducted

throughout the States, territories, and possessions of the United

States.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1285.)

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20107 36:975(a). Aug. 31, 1960, Pub. L.

86-680, Sec. 5(a), 74 Stat.

574.

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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 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec. 20108. 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

governors, and committees having any of the authority of its

board of governors; 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. 1286.)

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20108(a) 36:983 (1st Aug. 31, 1960, Pub. L.

sentence). 86-680, Sec. 13, 74 Stat.

576.

20108(b) 36:983 (last

sentence).

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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 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec. 20109. 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 is notice to or service on the

corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1286.)

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20109 36:975(b). Aug. 31, 1960, Pub. L.

86-680, Sec. 5(b), 74 Stat.

575.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec. 20110. 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. 1286.)

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20110 36:981. Aug. 31, 1960, Pub. L.

86-680, Sec. 11, 74 Stat.

576.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 201 - AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME

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Sec. 20111. Use of assets on dissolution or final liquidation

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On dissolution or final liquidation of the corporation, any

assets of the corporation remaining after the discharge of all

liabilities shall be distributed as provided by the board of

governors, but in compliance with the charter and bylaws.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1286.)

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20111 36:985. Aug. 31, 1960, Pub. L.

86-680, Sec. 15, 74 Stat.

577.

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

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

The words "outstanding" and "all Federal and State laws applicable

thereto" are omitted as unnecessary.

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