US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 211: American Gold Star Mothers, Incorporated

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36 USC CHAPTER 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS,

INCORPORATED 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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CHAPTER 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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21101. Definition.

21102. Organization.

21103. Purposes.

21104. Membership.

21105. Governing body.

21106. Powers.

21107. Restrictions.

21108. Duty to maintain corporate and tax-exempt status.

21109. Records and inspection.

21110. Service of process.

21111. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

21112. Annual report.

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36 USC Sec. 21101 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21101. 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. 1292.)

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21101 36:2413. June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

98-314, Sec. 14, 98 Stat.

239.

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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. 21102 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21102. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - American Gold Star Mothers, Incorporated

(in this chapter, the "corporation"), incorporated in the District

of Columbia, 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. 1292.)

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21102(a) 36:2401. June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

98-314, Secs. 1, 15 (last

sentence), 16, 98 Stat. 237,

239.

21102(b) 36:2414 (last

sentence).

36:2415.

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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. 21103 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21103. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are as provided in the articles

of incorporation and include a continuing commitment, on a national

basis, to -

(1) keep alive and develop the spirit that promoted world

services;

(2) maintain the ties of fellowship born of that service, and

assist and further all patriotic work;

(3) inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the

community, State, and Nation;

(4) assist veterans of World War I, World War II, the Korean

Conflict, Vietnam, and other strategic areas and their dependents

in the presentation of claims to the Department of Veterans

Affairs, and aid in any way in their power the men and women who

served and died or were wounded or incapacitated during

hostilities;

(5) perpetuate the memory of those whose lives were sacrificed

in our wars;

(6) maintain true allegiance to the United States;

(7) inculcate lessons of patriotism and love of country in the

communities in which we live;

(8) inspire respect for the Stars and Stripes in the youth of

America;

(9) extend needful assistance to all Gold Star Mothers and,

when possible, to their descendants; and

(10) promote peace and good will for the United States and all

other Nations.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1292.)

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21103 36:2403. June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

98-314, Sec. 3, 98 Stat.

237; June 13, 1991, Pub. L.

102-54, Sec. 13(n)(6), 105

Stat. 278.

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Before clause (1), the word "objects" is omitted as included in

"purposes".

In clause (6), the words "of America" are omitted for consistency

in the revised title and with other titles of the United States

Code.

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36 USC Sec. 21104 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21104. 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.

(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. 1293.)

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21104(a) 36:2405 (words June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

before 3d comma). 98-314, Sec. 5 (words before

3d comma, words after 3d

comma related to

discrimination in

membership), 98 Stat. 238.

21104(b) 36:2405 (words

after 3d comma

related to

discrimination in

membership).

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36 USC Sec. 21105 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21105. 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. 1293.)

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21105(a) 36:2406. June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

98-314, Secs. 5 (words after

3d comma related to

discrimination in holding

office), 6, 7, 98 Stat. 238.

21105(b) 36:2407.

21105(c) 36:2405 (words

after 3d comma

related to

discrimination in

holding office).

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

in which it is incorporated" in 36:2406 and "and in conformity with

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

36:2407 are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 21106 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21106. 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. 1293.)

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21106 36:2402. June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

98-314, Sec. 2, 98 Stat. 237.

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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. 21107 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21107. 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 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, or employee.

(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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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1293.)

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21107(a) 36:2408(c). June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

98-314, Sec. 8(a)-(d), 98

Stat. 238.

21107(b) 36:2408(a).

21107(c) 36:2408(b).

21107(d) 36:2408(d).

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

unnecessary.

In subsection (b), 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. 21108 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21108. 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 each State in which

it is incorporated.

(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. 1294.)

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21108(a) 36:2408(e). June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

98-314, Secs. 8(e), 15 (1st

sentence), 98 Stat. 238, 239.

21108(b) 36:2414 (1st

sentence).

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

unnecessary. The words "each State" are substituted for "State or

States" for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate

unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 21109 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21109. 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. 1294.)

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21109 36:2410. June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

98-314, Sec. 10, 98 Stat.

238.

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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. 21110 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21110. 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. 1294.)

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21110 36:2404. June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

98-314, Sec. 4, 98 Stat. 238.

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36 USC Sec. 21111 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21111. 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. 1294.)

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21111 36:2409. June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

98-314, Sec. 9, 98 Stat. 238.

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36 USC Sec. 21112 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 211 - AMERICAN GOLD STAR MOTHERS, INCORPORATED

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Sec. 21112. 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. 1294.)

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21112 36:2411. June 12, 1984, Pub. L.

98-314, Sec. 12, 98 Stat.

239.

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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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