US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 707: Frederick Douglas Memorial and Historical Association

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36 USC CHAPTER 707 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS MEMORIAL AND

HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION 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 707 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS MEMORIAL AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

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CHAPTER 707 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS MEMORIAL AND HISTORICAL

ASSOCIATION

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Sec.

70701. Organization.

70702. Purposes.

70703. Governing body.

70704. Powers.

70705. Management of homestead and erection of monument.

70706. Property exempt from taxation.

70707. Misnomer not to affect transfer of property.

70708. Nonapplication of audit requirements.

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36 USC Sec. 70701 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 707 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS MEMORIAL AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

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Sec. 70701. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical

Association (in this chapter, the "corporation") is a body

corporate and politic in the District of Columbia.

(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. 1354.)

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70701 36:4401 (words June 6, 1900, ch. 806, Secs.

before "for the 1 (words before "for the

following objects following objects and

and purposes"). purposes"), 3, 31 Stat. 662,

663.

36:4403.

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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. The text of 36:4403 is omitted as executed and

obsolete.

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36 USC Sec. 70702 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 707 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS MEMORIAL AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

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Sec. 70702. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are -

(1) to preserve to posterity the memory of the life and

character of the late Frederick Douglass; and

(2) to collect, collate, and preserve a historical record of

the inception, progress, and culmination of the antislavery

movement in the United States, and to assemble in the homestead

of the late Frederick Douglass, commonly called Cedar Hill, in

the village of Anacostia, District of Columbia, all suitable

exhibits of records or things illustrative or commemorative of

the antislavery movement and history that are donated to, or

acquired by, the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1354.)

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70702 36:4401 (words June 6, 1900, ch. 806, Sec.

beginning with "for 1 (words beginning with "for

the following the following objects and

objects and purposes"), 31 Stat. 662.

purposes").

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In clause (2), the words "that are donated to, or acquired by,

the corporation" are substituted for "as may be donated to said

association or acquired by purchase[,] bequest, or other lawful

means" to eliminate unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 70703 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 707 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS MEMORIAL AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

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Sec. 70703. Governing body

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(a) Board of Trustees. - (1) The board of trustees is the

governing body of the corporation. The board shall exercise the

powers granted to the corporation.

(2) The board shall consist of at least 9 but not more than 19

members. A vacancy on the board shall be filled by decision of the

remaining members of the board.

(3) The board shall adopt a seal under which all acts of the

corporation shall be passed and authenticated.

(b) Officers. - (1) The board shall elect officers the board

considers necessary, including a treasurer, for the term and at the

compensation the board decides, as provided in the bylaws.

(2) The treasurer shall give a bond as provided in the bylaws.

(3) The board may remove an officer, employee, or agent of the

corporation for a cause provided in the bylaws.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1354.)

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70703(a)( 36:4404 (1st-3d June 6, 1900, ch. 806, Sec.

1), (2) sentences). 4 (1st-3d sentences, 4th

sentence less adopting and

altering seal, 5th sentence

less establishing bylaws,

last sentence less

employment authority), 31

Stat. 663; Nov. 9, 1988,

Pub. L. 100-642, Sec. 1(a),

102 Stat. 3337.

70703(a)(3) 36:4404 (4th

sentence less

adopting and

altering seal).

70703(b)(1) 36:4404 (5th

sentence less

establishing

bylaws).

70703(b)( 36:4404 (last

2), (3) sentence less

employment

authority).

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In subsection (a)(1), the words "The board of trustees is the

governing body of the corporation" are substituted for "The

government of said association shall be vested in a board of

trustees" for consistency in the revised title. The words "The

board shall exercise the powers granted to the corporation" are

substituted for "Said board of trustees shall have perpetual

succession, and in them and their successors shall be vested the

power hereinbefore granted to this association" to eliminate

unnecessary words.

In subsection (a)(2), the words "who shall be elected by the

corporators at their first meeting or at such time thereafter as

the said corporators may at the said first meeting appoint for that

purpose" are omitted as obsolete. The words "A vacancy on the board

shall be filled by decision of the remaining members of the board"

are substituted for "In case of a vacancy or vacancies occurring in

said board of trustees by death, resignation, or otherwise, the

same shall be filled by the remaining members thereof" for clarity

and to eliminate unnecessary words.

In subsection (a)(3), the word "common" is omitted as

unnecessary.

Subsection (b)(3) is substituted for "and all of the officers of

the association, together with such agents and employees . . . ,

shall be subject to removal for such causes and under such

conditions and regulations as may be prescribed by the by-laws" for

clarity and to eliminate unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 70704 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 707 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS MEMORIAL AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

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Sec. 70704. Powers

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The corporation may -

(1) adopt and amend bylaws for the regulation of its affairs;

(2) adopt and alter a corporate seal;

(3) employ persons the corporation considers necessary;

(4) acquire, own, lease, encumber, and transfer property;

(5) sue and be sued; and

(6) do any other act to carry out the purposes of the

corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1355.)

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70704(1) 36:4404 (5th June 6, 1900, ch. 806, Secs.

sentence related to 2 (words before last

establishing semicolon), 4 (4th sentence

bylaws). related to adopting and

altering seal, 5th sentence

related to establishing

bylaws, last sentence

related to employment

authority), 31 Stat. 662,

663.

70704(2) 36:4404 (4th

sentence related to

adopting and

altering seal).

70704(3) 36:4404 (last

sentence related to

employment

authority).

70704(4)- 36:4402 (words

(6) before last

semicolon).

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Clause (1) is substituted for "by-laws which may be established

for the government of said association" for clarity and consistency

in the revised title.

Clause (2) is substituted for "adopt a common seal, which they

may alter at pleasure" for consistency in the revised title.

Clause (3) is substituted for "such agents and employees as it

may be deemed necessary to employ" for clarity.

Clause (4) is substituted for "be competent at law and in equity

to take to themselves and their successors, for the use and behoof

of said association, any estate whatsoever, in any messuage, lands,

tenements, hereditaments, goods, chattels, moneys, and other

effects, by gift, devise, grant, donation, bargain sale,

conveyance, assurance, or will; and the same to grant, bargain,

sell, transfer, assign, convey, assure, demise, declare to use, and

farm let, and to place out on interest, for the use of said

association, in such manner as to them, or a majority of them,

shall be deemed most beneficial to said association; and to receive

the same, their rents, issues, and profits, income, and interest,

and to apply the same for the proper use and benefit of said

association for the objects and purposes hereinbefore mentioned"

for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

Clause (5) is substituted for "and by the same name to sue and be

sued, to implead and be impleaded in any court of law or equity in

all manner of suits, actions, and proceedings whatsoever" for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

Clause (6) is substituted for "and generally by and in the same

name to do and transact all and every the business touching or

concerning the premises" for clarity and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

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36 USC Sec. 70705 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 707 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS MEMORIAL AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

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Sec. 70705. Management of homestead and erection of monument

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After the corporation has acquired any part of the property

occupied by the late Frederick Douglass as his homestead, commonly

called Cedar Hill, in the village of Anacostia, District of

Columbia, the corporation may -

(1) manage, repair, and improve the property to carry out the

purposes of the corporation; and

(2) erect on the property a monument to the memory of the late

Frederick Douglass.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1355.)

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70705(1) 36:4402 (words June 6, 1900, ch. 806, Secs.

after last 2 (words after last

semicolon). semicolon), 6, 31 Stat. 662,

663.

70705(2) 36:4406.

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Clause (1) is substituted for "and that after the said

association shall have acquired title in fee simple to a whole or a

part of certain property situate and being in the village of

Anacostia, District of Columbia, commonly called Cedar Hill, and

occupied by the late Frederick Douglass as his homestead, the said

association may manage, repair, improve, and adorn the same in such

manner as the said incorporators or their successors, or a majority

of them, may deem meet and proper, in pursuance of and in

accordance with the objects and purposes for which this said

association is incorporated" to eliminate unnecessary words.

Clause (2) is substituted for 36:4406 to eliminate unnecessary

words.

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36 USC Sec. 70706 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 707 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS MEMORIAL AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

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Sec. 70706. Property exempt from taxation

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Any property formerly occupied by the late Frederick Douglass as

his homestead, commonly called Cedar Hill, in the village of

Anacostia, District of Columbia, and owned by the corporation, is

exempt from taxation as long as the property is used for the

purposes of the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1355.)

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70706 36:4407. June 6, 1900, ch. 806, Sec.

7, 31 Stat. 663.

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This section is substituted for the source provision to eliminate

unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 70707 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 707 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS MEMORIAL AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

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Sec. 70707. Misnomer not to affect transfer of property

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A misnomer of the corporation does not affect any transfer of

property to or from the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1355.)

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70707 36:4405. June 6, 1900, ch. 806, Sec.

5, 31 Stat. 663.

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In this section, the word "affect" is substituted for "defeat or

annul", and the words "transfer of property" are substituted for

"grant, donation, gift, devise, or bequest", to eliminate

unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 70708 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 707 - FREDERICK DOUGLASS MEMORIAL AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

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Sec. 70708. Nonapplication of audit requirements

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The audit requirements of section 10101 of this title do not

apply to the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1355.)

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70708 (no source).

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This section is added to except Frederick Douglass Memorial and

Historical Association from the application of section 10101 of the

revised title, restating 36:1101-1103, which imposes audit

requirements on certain federally chartered corporations. The

Association is not included in the list of corporations set out in

36:1101 to which the audit requirements apply.

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