US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Part B. Chapter 1533: National society of the sons

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36 USC CHAPTER 1533 - NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE SONS OF THE

AMERICAN REVOLUTION 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 1533 - NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN

REVOLUTION

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CHAPTER 1533 - NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN

REVOLUTION

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Sec.

153301. Organization.

153302. Purposes.

153303. Powers.

153304. Trustees.

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36 USC Sec. 153301 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 1533 - NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN

REVOLUTION

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Sec. 153301. Organization

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National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (in this

chapter, the "corporation") is a body corporate and politic in the

District of Columbia.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1423.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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153301 36:20a. June 9, 1906, ch. 3065,

Secs. 1, 5, 6, 34 Stat. 227,

228.

36:20e.

36:20f.

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This section is substituted for 36:20a for consistency in the

revised title and to eliminate unnecessary and executed words. The

text of 36:20e and 20f is omitted as obsolete.

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36 USC Sec. 153302 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 1533 - NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN

REVOLUTION

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Sec. 153302. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are patriotic, historical, and

educational, and include those intended or designed -

(1) to perpetuate the memory of the men who, by their services

or sacrifices during the war of the American Revolution, achieved

the independence of the American people;

(2) to unite and promote fellowship among their descendants;

(3) to inspire them and the community at large with a more

profound reverence for the principles of the government founded

by our forefathers;

(4) to encourage historical research in relation to the

American Revolution;

(5) to acquire and preserve the records of the individual

services of the patriots of the war, as well as documents,

relics, and landmarks;

(6) to mark the scenes of the American Revolution by

appropriate memorials;

(7) to celebrate the anniversaries of the prominent events of

the war and of the Revolutionary period;

(8) to foster true patriotism;

(9) to maintain and extend the institutions of American

freedom; and

(10) to carry out the purposes expressed in the preamble to the

Constitution of our country and the injunctions of Washington in

his farewell address to the American people.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1424.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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153302 36:20b. June 9, 1906, ch. 3065, Sec.

2, 34 Stat. 227.

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Before clause (1), the words "objects" and "declared to be" are

omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 153303 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 1533 - NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN

REVOLUTION

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Sec. 153303. Powers

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The corporation may -

(1) adopt and amend a constitution, bylaws, and regulations for

the admission, government, suspension, and expulsion of its

members;

(2) adopt and alter a seal;

(3) provide for the election of its officers and define their

duties;

(4) provide for State societies or chapters with regulations

for their conduct, and regulate and provide for the management,

safe-keeping, and protection of their property and funds;

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

necessary or convenient to carry out the purposes of the

corporation; and

(6) sue and be sued.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1424.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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153303 36:20c. June 9, 1906, ch. 3065, Sec.

3, 34 Stat. 228; Sept. 8,

1961, Pub. L. 87-214, 75

Stat. 489.

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In clause (1), the words "make and" and "rules" are omitted as

unnecessary. The word "amend" is substituted for "and from time to

time to alter and repeal such constitution, by-laws, rules, and

regulations, and to adopt others in their places" for consistency

in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary words. The words

"Provided always, That such constitution, by-laws, rules, and

regulations be not inconsistent with the laws of the United States

or any of the States thereof" are omitted as unnecessary.

Clause (2) is substituted for "to adopt a common seal, and to

alter the same at pleasure" for consistency in the revised title

and to eliminate unnecessary words.

In clause (4), the word "regulations" is substituted for "rules"

for consistency. The word "their" is substituted for "its" for

clarity.

Clause (5) is substituted for "receive, purchase, hold, sell, and

convey real and personal estate, so far only as may be necessary or

convenient for its lawful purposes" for consistency in the revised

title and to eliminate unnecessary words.

In clause (6), the words "complain and defend in any court" are

omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 153304 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 1533 - NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN

REVOLUTION

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Sec. 153304. Trustees

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The property and affairs of the corporation shall be managed by

at least 40 trustees. The trustees shall be elected annually at the

time provided in the bylaws. At least one trustee shall be elected

annually from a list of nominees to be made by each of the State

societies and submitted to the corporation at least 30 days before

the annual meeting, in accordance with provisions adopted by the

corporation to regulate nominations.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1424.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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153304 36:20d. June 9, 1906, ch. 3065, Sec.

4, 34 Stat. 228; Feb. 6,

1925, ch. 142, 43 Stat. 808.

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The word "corporation" is substituted for "society" for

consistency.

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