US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Part B. Chapter 1001: Italian American war veterans of the US (United States)

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36 USC CHAPTER 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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CHAPTER 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec.

100101. Definition.

100102. Organization.

100103. Purposes.

100104. Membership.

100105. Governing body.

100106. Powers.

100107. Restrictions.

100108. Duty to maintain tax-exempt status.

100109. Records and inspection.

100110. Service of process.

100111. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

100112. Annual report.

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36 USC Sec. 100101 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100101. 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. 1364.)

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100101 36:1713. Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

97-82, Sec. 14, 95 Stat.

1093.

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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. 100102 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100102. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - Italian American War Veterans of the

United States (in this chapter, the "corporation"), a nonprofit

corporation incorporated in California, Connecticut, Florida,

Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Rhode

Island, 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. 1364.)

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100102(a) 36:1701. Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

97-82, Secs. 1, 15 (last

sentence), 16, 95 Stat.

1091, 1093.

100102(b) 36:1714 (last

sentence).

36:1715.

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In subsection (a), the words "organized and" and "the Nonprofit

Corporation Acts of the States of" are omitted as unnecessary. The

words "is a federally chartered corporation" are substituted for

"is hereby recognized as such and is granted a charter" for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary

words.

In subsection (b), the text of 36:1714 (last sentence) is omitted

as included in 36:1715. The words "restrictions or" are omitted as

unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 100103 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100103. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are as provided in the articles

of incorporation and include -

(1) giving patriotic allegiance to the United States, fidelity

to the Constitution and laws of the United States, and support to

the security of civil liberty and permanence of free

institutions;

(2) stimulating patriotism in the minds of Americans by

encouraging the study of the history of the United States;

(3) ensuring the preservation and defense of the United States

from all enemies without reservation;

(4) preserving the memories and records of patriotic service

performed by men and women who served in the Armed Forces, by

gathering, collating, editing, publishing, and exhibiting the

memorabilia, information, records, military awards, decorations,

and citations of those who served in the Armed Forces;

(5) promoting peace, prosperity, and good will between the

peoples of the United States and Italy; and

(6) functioning 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. 1365.)

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100103 36:1703. Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

97-82, Sec. 3, 95 Stat. 1091.

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

"purposes".

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36 USC Sec. 100104 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100104. Membership

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A citizen of the United States who was honorably discharged from

the Armed Forces is eligible for membership in the corporation.

Except as provided in this chapter, eligibility for membership and

the rights and privileges of members are as provided in the bylaws.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1365.)

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100104 36:1705. Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

97-82, Sec. 5, 95 Stat. 1091.

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36 USC Sec. 100105 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100105. 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. 1365.)

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100105(a) 36:1706. Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

97-82, Secs. 6, 7, 95 Stat.

1092.

100105(b) 36:1707.

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

in which it is incorporated" in 36:1706 and "and in conformity with

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

36:1707 are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 100106 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100106. 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. 1365.)

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100106 36:1702. Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

97-82, Sec. 2, 95 Stat. 1091.

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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. 100107 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100107. 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 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. 1365.)

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100107(a) 36:1708(d). Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

97-82, Sec. 8, 95 Stat. 1092.

100107(b) 36:1708(c).

100107(c) 36:1708(a).

100107(d) 36:1708(b).

100107(e) 36:1708(e).

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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.

The words "This subsection does not" are substituted for "Nothing

in this subsection shall be construed to" for consistency in the

revised title and to eliminate unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 100108 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100108. 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. 1366.)

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100108 36:1714 (1st Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

sentence). 97-82, Sec. 15 (1st

sentence), 95 Stat. 1093.

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36 USC Sec. 100109 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100109. 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. 1366.)

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100109 36:1710. Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

97-82, Sec. 10, 95 Stat.

1092.

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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. 100110 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100110. 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. 1366.)

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100110 36:1704. Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

97-82, Sec. 4, 95 Stat. 1091.

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

as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 100111 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100111. 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. 1366.)

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100111 36:1709. Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

97-82, Sec. 9, 95 Stat. 1092.

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36 USC Sec. 100112 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 1001 - ITALIAN AMERICAN WAR VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Sec. 100112. 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. 1366.)

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100112 36:1711. Nov. 20, 1981, Pub. L.

97-82, Sec. 12, 95 Stat.

1093.

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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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