US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Part B. Chapter 1507: National Conference on Citizenship

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36 USC CHAPTER 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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CHAPTER 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec.

150701. Organization.

150702. Purposes.

150703. Membership.

150704. National officers.

150705. Board of directors.

150706. Powers.

150707. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges.

150708. Restrictions.

150709. Headquarters and principal office.

150710. Records and inspection.

150711. Service of process.

150712. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

150713. Distribution of assets on dissolution or final

liquidation.

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36 USC Sec. 150701 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150701. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - National Conference on Citizenship (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. 1392.)

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150701 36:431. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427,

Secs. 1, 2, 67 Stat. 562.

36:432.

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This section is substituted for the source provisions for

consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary and

executed words.

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36 USC Sec. 150702 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150702. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are -

(1) to hold an annual national conference on citizenship on or

about "Citizenship Day", September 17;

(2) to assist in the development of more dynamic procedures for

making citizenship more effective, including the promotion and

encouragement of local, State, and regional citizenship

conferences; and

(3) to indicate the ways and means by which various

organizations may contribute concretely to the development of a

more active, alert, enlightened, conscientious, and progressive

citizenry in our country.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1392.)

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150702 36:433. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, Sec.

3, 67 Stat. 562.

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36 USC Sec. 150703 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150703. Membership

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(a) Eligibility. - Membership in the corporation is confined to

agencies and organizations. Except as provided in this chapter, the

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

(b) Voting. - Each agency or organization sending delegates to,

and participating in, the annual national conference on citizenship

has one vote in the conduct of the business of the conference.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1392.)

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150703 36:436. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, Sec.

6, 67 Stat. 563.

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36 USC Sec. 150704 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150704. National officers

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(a) National Officers. - The national officers of the corporation

are a president, a first vice president, a second vice president, a

third vice president, a secretary, and a treasurer. The president

is chairman of the board of directors and of the executive

committee described in section 150705(d) of this title.

(b) Election. - The national officers are elected biennially from

among the officers and members of the member agencies and

organizations participating in the annual national conference on

citizenship, by a majority vote of the agencies and organizations

sending delegates to, and participating in, the conference.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1392.)

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150704 36:437. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, Sec.

7, 67 Stat. 563.

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In subsection (b), the words "For the purposes of initiating the

corporation, the national officers shall be elected within ten days

of August 13, 1953, by the persons named in section 431 of this

title, to serve until the final session of the next following

annual conference. Thereafter" are omitted as obsolete. The words

"one vote to each such agency and to each such organization" are

omitted because section 150703(b) of the revised title already

states that each of those agencies and organizations has one vote.

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36 USC Sec. 150705 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150705. Board of directors

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(a) General. - The board of directors is the governing body of

the corporation. The board shall exercise the powers granted to the

corporation.

(b) Number and Election. - The number of directors and their term

of office are as provided in the bylaws, except that the board

shall have at least 10 members (including ex officio members). The

directors are elected from among the officers and members of the

member agencies and organizations participating in the annual

national conference on citizenship, by a majority vote of the

agencies and organizations sending delegates to, and participating

in, the conference.

(c) Meetings. - The board shall hold an annual meeting at a time

and place as may be provided in the bylaws. The annual report of

the board shall be presented at the annual meeting. Special

meetings of the board may be called as provided in the bylaws.

(d) Executive Committee. - The board shall designate 3 of its own

members, who together with the president and the 3 vice presidents

constitute the executive committee. When the board is not in

session, the executive committee has the powers of the board

subject to the board's direction and may authorize the seal of the

corporation to be affixed to all papers that require it.

(e) Executive Director and Professional Staff. - The executive

committee shall select an executive director for the corporation,

who shall have the qualifications and terms of employment decided

by the committee. The executive director shall nominate other

professional staff members, who must be approved by the executive

committee.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1392.)

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150705 36:438. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, Sec.

8, 67 Stat. 564.

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In subsection (a), the words "From August 13, 1953, until the

final session of the next following annual conference . . . shall

be the persons named in section 431 of this title and such

additional persons as shall be named by them. Thereafter" are

omitted as obsolete.

In subsection (b), the words "one vote to each such agency and to

each such organization" are omitted because section 150703(b) of

the revised title already states that each of those agencies and

organizations has one vote.

In subsection (c), the words "hold an annual meeting" are

substituted for "meet at least once each year" for consistency in

the revised title.

In subsection (d), the words "and exercise" are omitted as

unnecessary.

In subsection (e), the words "who shall have the qualifications

and terms of employment decided" are substituted for "in keeping

with qualifications and terms of employment adopted" for clarity

and consistency.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 150704, 150708 of this

title.

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36 USC Sec. 150706 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150706. Powers

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The corporation may -

(1) adopt and amend bylaws and regulations for the management

of its property and the regulation of its affairs, including the

establishment and maintenance of local and State conferences on

citizenship;

(2) adopt and alter a corporate seal;

(3) adopt emblems and badges;

(4) choose officers, managers, employees, and agents as the

activities of the corporation require;

(5) make contracts;

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

necessary to carry out the purposes of the corporation;

(7) borrow money, issue instruments of indebtedness, and secure

its obligations by granting security interests in its property;

(8) use corporate funds to give prizes or awards to citizens

for outstanding contributions toward the achievement of the

purposes of the corporation;

(9) publish a magazine and other publications consistent with

the purposes of the corporation;

(10) sue and be sued; and

(11) 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. 1393.)

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150706 36:434. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, Sec.

4, 67 Stat. 562.

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In clause (1), the word "alter" is omitted as unnecessary. The

words "not inconsistent with the laws of the United States or any

State in which such corporation is to operate" are omitted as

unnecessary.

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

In clause (3), the words "adopt emblems and badges" are

substituted for "use and display such emblems and badges as it may

adopt" for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate

unnecessary words.

In clause (5), the words "make contracts" are substituted for

"contract and be contracted with" for consistency and to eliminate

unnecessary words.

Clause (6) is substituted for "take and hold by lease, gift,

purchase, grant, devise, or bequest any property, real or personal,

necessary for attaining the objects and accomplishing 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 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 (7), the words "for the purposes of the corporation"

are omitted as unnecessary. The words "issue instruments of

indebtedness, and secure its obligations by granting security

interests in its property" are substituted for "issue bonds

therefor, and secure the same by mortgage" for consistency in the

revised title. The words "subject to all applicable provisions of

Federal or State law" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (10), the words "complain, and defend in any court of

competent jurisdiction" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (11), the words "any other act" are substituted for

"any and all acts and things" to eliminate unnecessary words. The

word "objects" is omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 150707 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150707. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges

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The corporation has the exclusive right to use the name "National

Conference on Citizenship" and seals, emblems, and badges the

corporation adopts.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1393.)

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150707 36:446. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, Sec.

16, 67 Stat. 565.

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The word "sole" is omitted as unnecessary and for consistency in

the revised title.

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36 USC Sec. 150708 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150708. 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,

officer, or member as such may not contribute to, support, or

assist a political party or candidate for elective public office,

or advocate, sponsor, or promote legislation in the Congress of the

United States or in the legislature of a State.

(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 except on dissolution or final

liquidation of the corporation. This subsection does not prevent

the executive committee from adopting terms of employment of the

executive director as provided in section 150705(e) of this title.

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

officer, or employee. Directors who vote for or assent to making a

loan to a director, officer, or employee, and officers who

participate in making the loan, are jointly and severally liable to

the corporation for the amount of the loan until it is repaid.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1393.)

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150708(a) 36:442. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427,

Secs. 9, 10, 12, 67 Stat.

564, 565.

150708(b) 36:440.

150708(c) 36:439(a).

150708(d) 36:439(b).

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In subsection (a), the words "any shares of" and "its objects and

purposes being solely patriotic and educational" are omitted as

unnecessary.

In subsection (c), the words "inure to the benefit of" are

substituted for "inure to" for consistency in the revised title.

The words "such person, agency, or organization" are interpreted as

referring to a "member, officer, or director" and are omitted as

unnecessary. The words "as provided in section 445 of this title"

are omitted as unnecessary. The words "This subsection does not

prevent" are substituted for "Nothing in this subsection, however,

shall be construed to prevent" to eliminate unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 150709 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150709. Headquarters and principal office

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The headquarters and principal office of the corporation shall be

in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia. However, the

activities of the corporation are not confined to the District of

Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia but may be conducted throughout

the States, territories, and possessions of the United States.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1394.)

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150709 36:435(a). Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, Sec.

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The word "office" is substituted for "offices" for consistency

with section 150710 and other sections of the revised title. The

words "the States of" and "various" are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 150710 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150710. 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 annual national

conference, 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. 1394.)

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150710 36:443. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, Sec.

13, 67 Stat. 565.

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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. 150711 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150711. 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.

Designation of the agent shall be filed in the office of the clerk

of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

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. 1394.)

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150711 36:435(b). Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, Sec.

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The word "have" is substituted for "maintain" for consistency in

the revised title. The words "at all times" are omitted as

unnecessary. The words "to receive" are substituted for "authorized

to accept", and the words "is notice to or service on" are

substituted for "shall be deemed sufficient notice or service

upon", for consistency in the revised title.

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36 USC Sec. 150712 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150712. 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. 1394.)

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150712 36:441. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, Sec.

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36 USC Sec. 150713 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 1507 - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CITIZENSHIP

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Sec. 150713. Distribution of assets on dissolution or final

liquidation

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On dissolution or final liquidation of the corporation, any

assets remaining after the discharge of all liabilities shall be

transferred by the board of directors to a recognized agency or

agencies engaged in the furtherance and advancement of citizenship.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1394.)

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150713 36:445. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 427, Sec.

15, 67 Stat. 565.

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The word "satisfaction" is omitted as included in "discharge",

and the word "obligations" is omitted as included in "liabilities".

The word "outstanding" is omitted as unnecessary.

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