US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 210: American Gi Forum of the USA (United States of America)

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36 USC CHAPTER 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED

STATES 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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CHAPTER 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec.

21001. Definition.

21002. Organization.

21003. Purposes.

21004. Membership.

21005. Governing body.

21006. Powers.

21007. Restrictions.

21008. Duty to maintain corporate and tax-exempt status.

21009. Records and inspection.

21010. Service of process.

21011. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

21012. Annual report.

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36 USC Sec. 21001 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21001. 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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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3242.)

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21001 36 App.:5915. Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Sec. 16, 112 Stat.

1532.

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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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36 USC Sec. 21002 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21002. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - American GI Forum of the United States (in

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

incorporated in Texas, 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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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3242.)

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21002(a) 36 App.:5901. Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Secs. 1, 14

(related to termination of

charter), 15, 112 Stat.

1530, 1532.

21002(b) 36 App.:5913

(related to

termination of

charter).

36 App.:5914.

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This section is substituted for the source provisions for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

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36 USC Sec. 21003 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21003. Purposes

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(a) General. - The purposes of the corporation are as provided in

its bylaws and articles of incorporation and include -

(1) securing the blessing of American democracy at every level

of local, State, and national life for all United States

citizens;

(2) upholding and defending the Constitution and the United

States flag;

(3) fostering and perpetuating the principles of American

democracy based on religious and political freedom for the

individual and equal opportunity for all;

(4) fostering and enlarging equal educational opportunities,

equal economic opportunities, equal justice under the law, and

equal political opportunities for all United States citizens,

regardless of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin;

(5) encouraging greater participation of the ethnic minority

represented by the corporation in the policy-making and

administrative activities of all departments, agencies, and other

governmental units of local and State governments and the United

States Government;

(6) combating all practices of a prejudicial or discriminatory

nature in local, State, or national life which curtail, hinder,

or deny to any United States citizen an equal opportunity to

develop full potential as an individual; and

(7) fostering and promoting the broader knowledge and

appreciation by all United States citizens of their cultural

heritage and language.

(b) Corporate Function. - The corporation shall function as an

educational, patriotic, civic, historical, and research

organization under the laws of Texas.

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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3242.)

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21003(a) 36 App.:5903. Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Secs. 3, 8(f), 112

Stat. 1530, 1531.

21003(b) 36 App.:5908(f).

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In clause (5), the words "United States Government" are

substituted for "Federal Government" for consistency in the revised

title.

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36 USC Sec. 21004 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21004. 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 bylaws and articles of

incorporation.

(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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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3243.)

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21004(a) 36 App.:5905. Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Secs. 5, 8(g)

(related to membership), 112

Stat. 1531.

21004(b) 36 App.:5908(g)

(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 5908(g) 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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36 USC Sec. 21005 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21005. 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 bylaws and

articles of incorporation.

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

provided in the bylaws and 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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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3243.)

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21005(a) 36 App.:5906. Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Secs. 6, 7, 8(g)

(related to directors and

officers), 112 Stat. 1531.

21005(b) 36 App.:5907.

21005(c) 36 App.:5908(g)

(related to

directors and

officers).

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

section 5908(g) of this title" and "and in conformity with the laws

of the State of Texas" are omitted as unnecessary.

In subsection (c), the words "The requirements for serving as a

director or officer" are substituted for "in determining the

requirements for serving on the board of directors or as an officer

of the association" for consistency in the revised title and to

eliminate unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 21006 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21006. 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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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3243.)

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21006 36 App.:5902. Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Sec. 2, 112 Stat.

1530.

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The words "each State in which it is incorporated" are

substituted for "the State of Texas" for consistency in the revised

title. The words "and subject to the laws of the State of Texas"

are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 21007 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21007. 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 employee 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, employee, or member.

(d) 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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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3243.)

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21007(a) 36 App.:5908(c). Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Sec. 8(a)-(d), 112

Stat. 1531.

21007(b) 36 App.:5908(a).

21007(c) 36 App.:5908(b).

21007(d) 36 App.:5908(d).

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

unnecessary.

In subsection (b), the words "This subsection does not" are

substituted for "Nothing in this subsection may be construed to"

for consistency in the revised title.

In subsection (d), the words "by virtue of this chapter" are

omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 21008 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21008. 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 Texas.

(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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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3243.)

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21008(a) 36 App.:5908(e). Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Secs. 8(e), 14

(related to duty to maintain

status), 112 Stat. 1531,

1532.

21008(b) 36 App.:5913

(related to duty to

maintain status).

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

unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 21009 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21009. 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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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3243.)

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21009 36 App.:5910. Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Sec. 10, 112 Stat.

1532.

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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 "This section may not be construed to

contravene any applicable State law" are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 21010 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21010. 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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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3244.)

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21010 36 App.:5904. Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Sec. 4, 112 Stat.

1531.

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The words "each State in which it is incorporated" are

substituted for "the State of Texas" for consistency in the revised

title. The words "in furtherance of its corporate purposes" are

omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 21011 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21011. 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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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3244.)

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21011 36 App.:5909. Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Sec. 9, 112 Stat.

1532.

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The words "officers and agents" are substituted for "officers,

directors, employees, and agents" for consistency in the revised

title and to eliminate unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 21012 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 210 - AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 21012. 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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(Added Pub. L. 105-354, Sec. 1(5)(A), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat.

3244.)

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21012 36 App.:5911. Aug. 13, 1998, Pub. L.

105-231, Sec. 12, 112 Stat.

1532.

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