US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 209: American Ex-prisoners of War

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36 USC CHAPTER 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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CHAPTER 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec.

20901. Definition.

20902. Organization.

20903. Purposes.

20904. Membership.

20905. Governing body.

20906. Powers.

20907. Exclusive right to name and emblem.

20908. Restrictions.

20909. Duty to maintain corporate and tax-exempt status.

20910. Records and inspection.

20911. Service of process.

20912. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

20913. Annual report.

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36 USC Sec. 20901 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20901. 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. 1290.)

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20901 36:2113. Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Sec. 14, 96 Stat.

263.

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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. 20902 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20902. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - American Ex-Prisoners of War (in this

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

in the State of Washington, 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. 1290.)

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20902(a) 36:2101. Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Secs. 1, 15 (last

sentence), 17, 96 Stat. 261,

263, 264.

20902(b) 36:2114 (last

sentence).

36:2116.

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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. 20903 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20903. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are as provided in the articles

of incorporation and include -

(1) encouraging fraternity for the common good;

(2) fostering patriotism and loyalty;

(3) assisting widows and orphans of deceased ex-prisoners of

war;

(4) assisting ex-prisoners of war who have been injured or

disabled as a result of their service;

(5) maintaining allegiance to the United States;

(6) preserving and defending the United States from all

enemies; and

(7) maintaining historical records.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1290.)

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20903 36:2103. Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Sec. 3, 96 Stat. 261.

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Before clause (1), the words "objects and" are omitted as

unnecessary.

In clause (5), the words "of America" are omitted for

consistency.

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36 USC Sec. 20904 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20904. Membership

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Except as provided in this chapter, eligibility for membership in

the corporation and the rights and privileges of members are as

provided in the bylaws.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1291.)

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20904 36:2105. Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Sec. 5, 96 Stat. 262.

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36 USC Sec. 20905 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20905. 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.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1291.)

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20905(a) 36:2106. Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Secs. 6, 7, 96 Stat.

262.

20905(b) 36:2107.

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The words "and in conformity with the laws of the State or States

in which it is incorporated" in 36:2106 and "and in conformity with

the laws of the State or States wherein it is incorporated" in

36:2107 are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 20906 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20906. 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. 1291.)

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20906 36:2102. Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Sec. 2, 96 Stat. 261.

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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. 20907 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20907. Exclusive right to name and emblem

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The corporation has the exclusive right to use and to allow

others to use the name "American Ex-Prisoners of War" and the

official American Ex-Prisoners of War emblem or any colorable

simulation of that emblem. This section does not affect any vested

rights.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1291.)

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20907 36:2115. Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Sec. 16, 96 Stat.

263.

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The words "This section does not affect any vested rights" are

substituted for "No powers or privileges hereby granted shall,

however, interfere or conflict with established or vested rights"

for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

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36 USC Sec. 20908 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20908. 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 or

(!1) directors.

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

officer, or employee.

(e) Claim of Governmental Approval or Authority. - 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. 1291.)

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20908(a) 36:2108(d). Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Sec. 8(a)-(e), 96

Stat. 262.

20908(b) 36:2108(c).

20908(c) 36:2108(a).

20908(d) 36:2108(b).

20908(e) 36:2108(e).

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

unnecessary.

In subsection (b), the words "as such" are substituted for

"acting as such officer or director" for consistency in the revised

title and to eliminate unnecessary words.

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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(!1) So in original. Probably should be "of".

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36 USC Sec. 20909 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20909. Duty to maintain corporate and tax-exempt status

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(a) Corporate Status. - The corporation shall maintain its status

as a corporation incorporated under the laws of the State of

Washington.

(b) Tax-Exempt Status. - 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. 1291.)

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20909(a) 36:2108(f). Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Secs. 8(f), 15 (1st

sentence), 96 Stat. 262, 263.

20909(b) 36:2114 (1st

sentence).

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In subsection (a), the words "organized and" are omitted as

unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 20910 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20910. 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. 1292.)

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20910 36:2110. Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Sec. 10, 96 Stat.

263.

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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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36 USC Sec. 20911 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20911. 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. 1292.)

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20911 36:2104. Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Sec. 4, 96 Stat. 262.

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

as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 20912 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20912. 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. 1292.)

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20912 36:2109. Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Sec. 9, 96 Stat. 263.

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36 USC Sec. 20913 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 209 - AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR

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Sec. 20913. 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. 1292.)

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20913 36:2111. Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L.

97-234, Sec. 12, 96 Stat.

263.

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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 196 of House Document No. 103-7.

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