US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Chapter 805: Gold Star Wives of America

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36 USC CHAPTER 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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CHAPTER 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec.

80501. Definition.

80502. Organization.

80503. Purposes.

80504. Membership.

80505. Governing body.

80506. Powers.

80507. Restrictions.

80508. Duty to maintain tax-exempt status.

80509. Records and inspection.

80510. Service of process.

80511. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

80512. Annual report.

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36 USC Sec. 80501 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80501. 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. 1362.)

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80501 36:1613. Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

96-497, Sec. 14, 94 Stat.

2597.

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The word "includes" is substituted for "means" for consistency in

the revised title. The word "several" is omitted as unnecessary.

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. 80502 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80502. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - Gold Star Wives of America (in this

chapter, the "corporation"), incorporated in New York, 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. 1363.)

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80502(a) 36:1601. Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

96-497, Secs. 1, 15 (last

sentence), 94 Stat. 2595,

2597.

80502(b) 36:1614 (last

sentence).

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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. 80503 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80503. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are -

(1) to operate in the public interest, as a nonpartisan and

nonprofit organization, solely for patriotic, charitable,

literary, educational, scientific, or civic improvement purposes;

and

(2) the purposes stated in its articles of incorporation that

are not inconsistent with the purposes described in clause (1) of

this section.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1363.)

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80503 36:1603 (less Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

discrimination). 96-497, Sec. 3 (less

discrimination), 94 Stat.

2595.

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Before clause (1), the words "purposes of the corporation are"

are substituted for "objects and purposes of the corporation shall

be, solely, that it is" for consistency in the revised title and to

eliminate unnecessary words. In clause (1), the words "to operate

in the public interest, as a nonpartisan and nonprofit

organization, solely for" are substituted for "(a) organized and

operated in the public interest, as a nonpartisan and nonprofit

organization . . . (b) organized and operated solely for" to

eliminate unnecessary words and because the prohibition on

discrimination in 36:1603(a) is restated in sections 80504 and

80505 of the revised title.

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36 USC Sec. 80504 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80504. 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 articles of

incorporation 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. 1363.)

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80504(a) 36:1605. Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

96-497, Secs. 3 (related to

discrimination in

membership), 5, 94 Stat.

2595.

80504(b) 36:1603 (related to

discrimination in

membership).

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36 USC Sec. 80505 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80505. 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. 1363.)

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80505(a) 36:1606. Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

96-497, Secs. 3 (related to

discrimination in holding

office), 6, 7, 94 Stat.

2595, 2596.

80505(b) 36:1607.

80505(c) 36:1603 (related to

discrimination in

holding office).

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In subsections (a) and (b), the words "and in conformity with the

laws of the State or States where incorporated" in 36:1606 and

36:1607 are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 80506 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80506. Powers

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The corporation has only the powers provided in its bylaws and

articles of incorporation filed in the State in which it is

incorporated.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1363.)

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80506 36:1602. Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

96-497, Sec. 2, 94 Stat.

2595.

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36 USC Sec. 80507 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80507. 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 any director,

officer, or employee.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1363.)

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80507(a) 36:1608(d). Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

96-497, Sec. 8, 94 Stat.

2596.

80507(b) 36:1608(c).

80507(c) 36:1608(a).

80507(d) 36:1608(b).

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

unnecessary.

In subsection (b), the words "as such" are substituted for

"acting as such officer or director" for consistency in the revised

title.

In subsection (c), 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. 80508 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80508. 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.).

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1364.)

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80508 36:1614 (1st Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

sentence). 96-497, Sec. 15 (1st

sentence), 94 Stat. 2597.

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36 USC Sec. 80509 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80509. 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. 1364.)

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80509 36:1610. Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

96-497, Sec. 10, 94 Stat.

2596.

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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 "However, nothing in this section

shall be construed to contravene any applicable State law" are

omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 80510 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80510. 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. 1364.)

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80510 36:1604. Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

96-497, Sec. 4, 94 Stat.

2595.

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

as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 80511 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80511. 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 and in accordance with

the laws of the States in which it carries on its activities.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1364.)

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80511 36:1609. Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

96-497, Sec. 9, 94 Stat.

2596.

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36 USC Sec. 80512 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 805 - GOLD STAR WIVES OF AMERICA

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Sec. 80512. Annual report

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The corporation shall submit an annual report to Congress on the

activities of the corporation during the prior calendar year. The

report may not be printed as a public document.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1364.)

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80512 36:1611. Dec. 4, 1980, Pub. L.

96-497, Sec. 12, 94 Stat.

2597.

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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 201 of House Document No. 103-7.

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