US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 221: The American Society of International Law

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36 USC CHAPTER 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF

INTERNATIONAL LAW 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 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

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CHAPTER 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Sec.

22101. Organization.

22102. Purposes.

22103. Governing body.

22104. Powers.

22105. Restrictions.

22106. Principal office.

22107. Records and inspection.

22108. Service of process.

22109. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

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36 USC Sec. 22101 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 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Sec. 22101. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - The American Society of International Law

(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. 1300.)

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Section

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22101(a) 36:341. Sept. 20, 1950, ch. 958,

Secs. 1, 5 (related to

perpetual succession), 10,

64 Stat. 869, 871, 872.

22101(b) 36:345 (related to

perpetual

succession).

36:350.

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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. 22102 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 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Sec. 22102. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are -

(1) to foster the study of international law; and

(2) to promote the establishment and maintenance of

international relations on the basis of law and justice.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1300.)

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22102 36:342 (1st Sept. 20, 1950, ch. 958,

sentence). Sec. 2 (1st sentence), 64

Stat. 870.

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36 USC Sec. 22103 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 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Sec. 22103. Governing body

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(a) Executive Council. - (1) The executive council is the

governing body of the corporation. However, the council is subject

to the directions of the corporation at its annual meetings and at

any other meeting called under the constitution, bylaws, or

regulations of the corporation.

(2) The council consists of a president, an honorary president, a

number of vice presidents and honorary vice presidents as provided

in the constitution, a secretary, a treasurer, and at least 24

additional individuals.

(b) Election and Terms. - The officers of the corporation and

one-third of the other members of the council shall be elected at

each annual meeting of the corporation. However, the constitution

may authorize the council -

(1) to elect the secretary and the treasurer of the corporation

for specified terms; and

(2) to fill vacancies until the next annual meeting.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1300.)

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22103 36:343. Sept. 20, 1950, ch. 958,

Sec. 3, 64 Stat. 870.

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The words "The number of members of the executive council shall

initially be forty-four, and the members of the said council shall

initially be the persons whose names and addresses are set forth in

section 341 of this title" are omitted as obsolete.

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36 USC Sec. 22104 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 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Sec. 22104. Powers

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The corporation may -

(1) adopt and amend a constitution, bylaws, and regulations for

the management of its property and the regulation of its affairs;

(2) adopt and alter a corporate seal;

(3) choose officers, managers, and agents as the activities of

the corporation require;

(4) make contracts;

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

necessary 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) publish a journal and other publications;

(8) sue and be sued; and

(9) 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. 1300.)

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22104 36:345 (less Sept. 20, 1950, ch. 958,

perpetual Secs. 5 (less perpetual

succession). succession), 11, 64 Stat.

871, 872.

36:351.

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In this section, the text of 36:351 is omitted as executed and

obsolete.

In clause (1), the words "apply, and administer" are omitted as

unnecessary. The words "not inconsistent with the laws of the

United States of America or any State in which the corporation is

to operate" are omitted as unnecessary.

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

In clause (3), the word "activities" is substituted for

"business" for consistency in the revised title.

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

"contract and be contracted with" for consistency in the revised

title and to eliminate unnecessary words.

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

purchase, grant, devise, or bequest, in full title, in trust, or

otherwise, any property, real or personal, necessary for attaining

the objects and carrying into effect the purposes of the

corporation" and "transfer and convey real or personal 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 real and personal

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

controlling the ownership of real and personal property by a

corporation operating in such State" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (6), the words "instruments of indebtedness" are

substituted for "bonds", and the words "secure its obligations by

granting security interests in its property" are substituted for

"secure the same by mortgage", for consistency in the revised

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

"therefor" are omitted as unnecessary. The words "subject in every

case to all applicable provisions of Federal or State laws" are

omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (8), the words "complain and defend in any court of

competent jurisdiction" are omitted as unnecessary and for

consistency in the revised title.

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36 USC Sec. 22105 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 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Sec. 22105. Restrictions

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(a) Profit. - The corporation may not operate for profit.

(b) Stock and Dividends. - The corporation may not issue stock or

declare or pay a dividend.

(c) Political Activities. - The corporation or an officer or

member of the executive council as such may not contribute to,

support, or assist a political party or candidate for elective

public office.

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

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

to, a member of the corporation or an officer or member of the

executive council, except on the dissolution or final liquidation

of the corporation.

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

officer or member of the executive council. Members of the council

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

member of the council, 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. 1301.)

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22105(a) 36:342 (2d sentence Sept. 20, 1950, ch. 958,

words before 1st Secs. 2 (2d, last

comma). sentences), 7, 64 Stat. 870,

871.

22105(b) 36:347 (1st

sentence words

before 2d comma).

22105(c) 36:342 (last

sentence).

22105(d) 36:342 (2d sentence

words after 1st

comma).

22105(e) 36:347 (1st

sentence words

after 2d comma,

last sentence).

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

unnecessary.

In subsection (d), 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. 22106 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 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Sec. 22106. Principal office

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The principal office of the corporation shall be in the District

of Columbia. However, the activities of the corporation are not

confined to the District of Columbia but may be conducted

throughout the United States.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1301.)

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22106 36:344. Sept. 20, 1950, ch. 958,

Sec. 4, 64 Stat. 871.

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The words "the activities of the corporation are not confined to

the District of Columbia but may be conducted throughout the United

States" are substituted for "The corporation . . . shall have the

right to conduct its activities in the said District and at any

other place or places in the United States" for consistency in the

revised title and to eliminate unnecessary words.

NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS

Pub. L. 86-208, Aug. 25, 1959, 73 Stat. 431, provided: "That the

American Society of International Law, incorporated by the Act

entitled 'An Act to incorporate the American Society of

International Law, and for other purposes', approved September 20,

1950 (Public Law 794, ch. 958, Eighty-first Congress, second

session (64 Stat. 869)) [now this chapter], is authorized to use

the real estate described as lot 805 square 2512, situated in the

city of Washington, District of Columbia, as the national

headquarters of such society."

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36 USC Sec. 22107 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 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Sec. 22107. 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, executive

council, and committees having any of the authority of its

executive council; and

(3) at its principal office, a record of the names and

addresses of its members entitled to vote.

(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. 1301.)

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22107 36:348. Sept. 20, 1950, ch. 958,

Sec. 8, 64 Stat. 872.

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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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36 USC Sec. 22108 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 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Sec. 22108. 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. 1301.)

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Revised Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)

Section

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22108 36:346 (last Sept. 20, 1950, ch. 958,

sentence). Sec. 6 (last sentence), 64

Stat. 871.

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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" are substituted for "shall be deemed notice", for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

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36 USC Sec. 22109 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 221 - THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Sec. 22109. 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. 1301.)

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Revised Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)

Section

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22109 36:346 (1st Sept. 20, 1950, ch. 958,

sentence). Sec. 6 (1st sentence), 64

Stat. 871.

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The words "acting within the scope of their authority" are added

for clarity and consistency in the revised title.

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