US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 501: Daughters of Union Veteran of the Civil War

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36 USC CHAPTER 501 - DAUGHTERS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE

CIVIL WAR 1861-1865 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 501 - DAUGHTERS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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CHAPTER 501 - DAUGHTERS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

1861-1865

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Sec.

50101. Definition.

50102. Organization.

50103. Purposes.

50104. Membership.

50105. Governing body.

50106. Powers.

50107. Restrictions.

50108. Duty to maintain tax-exempt status.

50109. Records and inspection.

50110. Service of process.

50111. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

50112. Annual report.

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36 USC Sec. 50101 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 501 - DAUGHTERS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 50101. 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. 1341.)

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50101 36:3713. Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Sec. 14, 99 Stat.

1022.

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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. 50102 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 501 - DAUGHTERS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 50102. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil

War 1861-1865 (in this chapter, the "corporation"), a nonprofit

corporation incorporated in Ohio, 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. 1341.)

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50102(a) 36:3701. Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Secs. 1, 16, 99

Stat. 1020, 1023.

50102(b) 36:3715.

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In subsection (a), the words "incorporated in Ohio" are

substituted for "organized under the laws of the State of Ohio" for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

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36 USC Sec. 50103 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 501 - DAUGHTERS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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Sec. 50103. Purposes

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(a) Provided in Articles of Incorporation. - The purposes of the

corporation are as provided in the articles of incorporation.

(b) Perpetuating Memories. - To perpetuate the memories of the

fathers of the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War

1861-1865, their loyalty to the Union, and their unselfish

sacrifices for the preservation of the Union, the purposes of the

corporation also include -

(1) encouraging the preservation of historic sites and the

construction and preservation of monuments commemorating any

aspect of the Civil War;

(2) building and maintaining a Museum of Civil War History,

admission to which shall be free and open to the public, in the

city of Springfield, Illinois, as a repository of Civil War

documents, artifacts, and cultural relics;

(3) maintaining a library in connection with the Civil War

museum, admission to which shall be open to the public,

containing the official volumes of the War of the Rebellion

Records, Civil War genealogical files, Adjutant General reports

of the various States, military and biographical records and

accounts of the individual service of Union soldiers, sailors,

and marines, diaries, letters, relics, and other records;

(4) promulgating and teaching American history, particularly

the history of the Civil War period, through the establishment of

scholarship programs at the national and State levels, the

presentation of American flags to youth groups and newly

naturalized citizens, and the sponsorship of contests of

educational merit;

(5) caring for veterans of all wars through volunteer programs

in Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and in homes

and other institutions maintained by the States for the welfare

of American veterans; and

(6) participating, in a spirit of cooperation and reciprocity,

in programs with other societies devoted to American history,

veterans' affairs, or community interests.

(c) Veterans' and Patriotic Organization. - The corporation shall

function as a veterans' and patriotic organization as authorized by

the laws of each State in which it is incorporated.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1341.)

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50103 36:3703. Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Sec. 3, 99 Stat.

1020; June 13, 1991, Pub. L.

102-54, Sec. 13(n)(8), 105

Stat. 278.

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The word "objects" is omitted as included in "purposes" and for

consistency in the revised title.

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36 USC Sec. 50104 01/06/03

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

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Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

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Sec. 50104. Membership

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Eligibility for membership in the corporation and the rights and

privileges of members are as provided in the constitution and

bylaws of the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1342.)

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50104 36:3705. Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Sec. 5, 99 Stat.

1021.

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36 USC Sec. 50105 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

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Sec. 50105. 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. 1342.)

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50105(a) 36:3706. Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Secs. 6, 7, 99 Stat.

1021.

50105(b) 36:3707.

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

in which it is incorporated" are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 50106 01/06/03

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Sec. 50106. 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. 1342.)

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50106 36:3702. Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Sec. 2, 99 Stat.

1020.

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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. 50107 01/06/03

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Sec. 50107. 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 of

directors.

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

officer, or employee.

(e) Claim of Governmental Approval or Authorization. - 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. 1342.)

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50107(a) 36:3708(d). Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Sec. 8, 99 Stat.

1021.

50107(b) 36:3708(c).

50107(c) 36:3708(a).

50107(d) 36:3708(b).

50107(e) 36:3708(e).

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This subsection is substituted for the source provisions for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

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36 USC Sec. 50108 01/06/03

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Sec. 50108. Duty to maintain tax-exempt status

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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.). If the corporation does not maintain that

status, the charter granted by this chapter expires.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1343.)

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50108 36:3714. Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Sec. 15, 99 Stat.

1022.

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36 USC Sec. 50109 01/06/03

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Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

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Sec. 50109. 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. 1343.)

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50109 36:3710. Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Sec. 10, 99 Stat.

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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. 50110 01/06/03

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Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

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Sec. 50110. 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. 1343.)

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50110 36:3704. Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Sec. 4, 99 Stat.

1021.

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

as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 50111 01/06/03

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Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

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Sec. 50111. 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. 1343.)

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50111 36:3709. Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Sec. 9, 99 Stat.

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36 USC Sec. 50112 01/06/03

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Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

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Sec. 50112. 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. 1343.)

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50112 36:3711. Dec. 9, 1985, Pub. L.

99-172, Sec. 12, 99 Stat.

1022.

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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 200 of House Document No. 103-7.

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