US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Part B. Chapter 1525: National safety council

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36 USC CHAPTER 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL 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 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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CHAPTER 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec.

152501. Organization.

152502. Purposes.

152503. Membership.

152504. Governing body.

152505. Powers.

152506. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges.

152507. Restrictions.

152508. Principal office.

152509. Records and inspection.

152510. Service of process.

152511. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

152512. Distribution of assets on dissolution or final

liquidation.

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36 USC Sec. 152501 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 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152501. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - National Safety Council (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. 1415.)

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152501 36:461. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429,

Secs. 1, 2, 67 Stat. 569.

36:462.

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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. 152502 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 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152502. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are -

(1) to further, encourage, and promote methods and procedures

leading to increased safety, protection, and health among

employees, employers, and children in industries, on farms, in

schools and colleges, in homes, on streets and highways, in

recreation, and in other public and private places;

(2) to collect, correlate, publish, and disseminate educational

and informative reports and all other data related to safety

methods and procedures;

(3) to arouse and maintain the interest of the people of the

United States and its territories and possessions in safety and

accident prevention, and to encourage the adoption and

institution of safety methods by all individuals, corporations,

and other organizations;

(4) to organize, establish, and conduct programs, lectures,

conferences, and other activities for the education of all

individuals, corporations, and other organizations in safety

methods and procedures;

(5) to organize and aid in organizing local safety chapters

throughout the United States and its territories and possessions,

and to provide organizational guidance and materials to promote

the national safety;

(6) to cooperate with, enlist, and develop the cooperation of

and among all individuals, corporations, and other organizations

and agencies, public and private, engaged in, interested in, or

in any manner connected with, any of these purposes; and

(7) to do any lawful acts necessary, useful, suitable,

desirable, and proper for the furtherance and accomplishment of

any of these purposes.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1415.)

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152502 36:463. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429, Sec.

3, 67 Stat. 569.

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

"purposes".

In clause (2), the words "distribute" and "data" (the first time

appearing) are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 152503 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 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152503. 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 constitution and

bylaws of the corporation.

(b) Voting. - Each member (except an honorary or sustaining

member) has one vote on each matter submitted to a vote at a

meeting of the members. The corporation may provide in its

constitution and bylaws for additional voting rights based on dues

paid.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1415.)

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152503 36:466. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429, Sec.

6, 67 Stat. 571.

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36 USC Sec. 152504 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 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152504. Governing body

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(a) Board of Directors. - (1) The board of directors is the

governing body of the corporation. Between meetings of the

corporation, the board is responsible for the general policies and

program of the corporation. Except as provided in subsection (c) of

this section, the board is responsible for all funds of the

corporation.

(2) The board shall consist of at least 15 directors. Their

manner of selection (including the filling of vacancies) and term

of office are as provided in the constitution and bylaws of the

corporation.

(b) Officers. - (1) The officers of the corporation are a

chairman of the board of directors, a president, three or more vice

presidents as provided in the constitution and bylaws, a secretary,

a treasurer, and an executive vice president. Their duties are as

provided in the constitution and bylaws.

(2) Except for the executive vice president, the officers shall

be elected at the annual meeting of the corporation. The executive

vice president shall be elected by the board of directors in the

manner provided in the constitution and bylaws.

(c) Trustees. - The corporation shall have at least 15 trustees.

Their manner of selection and term of office are as provided in the

constitution and bylaws. The trustees have full power and control

over contributed funds that they raise.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1416.)

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152504(a) 36:467. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429,

Secs. 7-9, 67 Stat. 571.

152504(b) 36:468.

152504(c) 36:469.

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In subsection (a), the text of 36:467(a) is omitted as obsolete.

In paragraph (1), the word "funds" is substituted for "finance" for

consistency in the revised title.

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36 USC Sec. 152505 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 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152505. Powers

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The corporation may -

(1) adopt and amend a constitution and bylaws for the

management of its property and the regulation of its affairs;

(2) adopt and alter a corporate seal;

(3) adopt and alter seals, emblems, and badges;

(4) choose directors, officers, trustees, 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) publish a magazine and other publications consistent with

the purposes of the corporation;

(9) charge and collect membership dues and subscription fees;

(10) receive contributions or grants of money or property to be

devoted to carrying out the purposes of the corporation;

(11) use corporate funds to give prizes, awards, or other

evidences of merit or recognition to individuals, corporations,

and other organizations, public or private, for outstanding

contributions toward the achievement of the purposes of the

corporation;

(12) organize, establish, and conduct conferences on safety and

accident prevention;

(13) establish and maintain offices to conduct its activities,

charter local, State, and regional safety organizations, and

establish, regulate, and discontinue departmental subdivisions

and local, State, and regional chapters in appropriate places

throughout the United States and its territories and possessions;

(14) sue and be sued; and

(15) 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. 1416.)

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152505 36:464. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429,

Secs. 4, 18, 67 Stat. 570,

574.

36:478.

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In this section, the text of 36:478 is omitted as executed and

obsolete.

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 the corporation is to operate" are omitted as

unnecessary.

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

In clause (3), the words "use, and display" and "as it may adopt"

are omitted as unnecessary.

In clauses (4) and (13), the word "activities" is substituted for

"business" for consistency in the revised title.

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 carrying into effect the

purposes of the corporation" and "transfer, encumber, 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 in 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 or 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 (8), the words "and materials, whether periodic or

occasional" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (11), the word "individuals" is substituted for

"persons" for consistency in the revised title. The word

"associations" is omitted as included in "organizations".

In clause (14), the words "complain, and defend in any court of

competent jurisdiction" are omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (15), the words "and, for such purpose, the corporation

shall also have, in addition to the foregoing in this section and

subsection, the rights, powers, duties, and liabilities of the

existing corporation referred to in section 478 of this title as

far as they are not modified or superseded by this chapter" are

omitted as unnecessary.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152506. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges

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The corporation and its subordinate divisions and regional,

State, and local chapters have the exclusive right to use the name

"National Safety Council". The corporation has the exclusive right

to use and to allow others to use seals, emblems, and badges the

corporation adopts. This section does not affect any vested rights.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1417.)

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152506 36:477. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429, Sec.

17, 67 Stat. 574.

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The words "and such emblems, seals, and badges as have heretofore

been used by the Illinois corporation referred to in section 478 of

this title in carrying out its program" are omitted as unnecessary.

The words "This section does not affect any vested rights" are

substituted for "it being distinctly understood, however, that

nothing in this chapter shall interfere or conflict with

established or vested rights" to eliminate unnecessary words.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152507. 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 agent as such may not contribute to, support, or assist

a political party or candidate for public office.

(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 payment of compensation to an officer in an amount approved by

the board of directors.

(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. 1417.)

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152507(a) 36:473. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429,

Secs. 10, 11, 13, 67 Stat.

572, 573.

152507(b) 36:471.

152507(c) 36:470(a).

152507(d) 36:470(b).

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

unnecessary.

In subsection (b), the word "public" is added 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 "as provided in section 476 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. The words

"board of directors" are substituted for "executive committee"

because the source provisions for this chapter do not mention an

executive committee and, under section 152504 of this title, the

governing body of the corporation is the board of directors.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152508. Principal office

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The principal office of the corporation shall be in Chicago,

Illinois, or another place decided by the board of directors.

However, the activities of the corporation are not confined to the

place where the principal office is located 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. 1417.)

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152508 36:465(a). Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429, Sec.

5(a), 67 Stat. 570.

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The word "various" is omitted as unnecessary.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152509. 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. 1417.)

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152509 36:474. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429, Sec.

14, 67 Stat. 573.

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In this section, 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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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152510. 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. 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. 1417.)

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152510 36:465(b). Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429, Sec.

5(b), 67 Stat. 571.

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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 notice or service upon", for

consistency in the revised title.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152511. 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. 1418.)

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152511 36:472. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429, Sec.

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TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND

ORGANIZATIONS

Subtitle II - Patriotic and National Organizations

Part B - Organizations

CHAPTER 1525 - NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL

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Sec. 152512. 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

distributed as provided by the board of directors, but in

compliance with the constitution and bylaws of the corporation.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1418.)

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152512 36:476. Aug. 13, 1953, ch. 429, Sec.

16, 67 Stat. 573.

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The words "dissolution or final liquidation" are substituted

[for] "final dissolution or liquidation" for consistency in the

revised title. 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.

The words "as provided by" are substituted for "in accordance with

the determination of" to eliminate unnecessary words. The words

"all Federal and State laws applicable thereto" are omitted as

unnecessary.

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