US (United States) Code. Title 36. Subtitle II. Part B. Chapter 2305: Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc

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36 USC CHAPTER 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC. 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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CHAPTER 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec.

230501. Definition.

230502. Organization.

230503. Purposes.

230504. Membership.

230505. Governing body.

230506. Powers.

230507. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges.

230508. Restrictions.

230509. Duty to maintain tax-exempt status.

230510. Records and inspection.

230511. Service of process.

230512. Liability for acts of officers and agents.

230513. Annual report.

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36 USC Sec. 230501 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230501. 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. 1486.)

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230501 36:3814. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Sec. 15, 100 Stat.

476.

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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. 230502 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230502. Organization

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(a) Federal Charter. - Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. (in this

chapter, the "corporation"), a nonprofit 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. 1486.)

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230502(a) 36:3801. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Secs. 1, 18, 100

Stat. 474, 477.

230502(b) 36:3817.

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In subsection (a), the words "incorporated in New York" are

substituted for "organized under the laws of the State of New

York", and 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.

In subsection (b), the word "restrictions" is omitted as included

in "any provision of this chapter".

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36 USC Sec. 230503 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230503. Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are as provided in its articles

of incorporation, constitution, and bylaws and include a commitment

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(1) to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States;

(2) to foster improvement of the condition of Vietnam-era

veterans;

(3) to promote the social welfare (including educational,

economic, social, physical, and cultural improvement) of

Vietnam-era veterans and other veterans in the United States by

encouraging their growth, development, readjustment,

self-respect, self-confidence, and usefulness;

(4) to improve conditions for Vietnam-era veterans and develop

channels of communication to assist Vietnam-era veterans;

(5) to conduct and publish research, on a nonpartisan basis,

pertaining to -

(A) the relationship between Vietnam-era veterans and

American society;

(B) the Vietnam war experience;

(C) the role of the United States in securing peaceful

coexistence for the world community; and

(D) other matters that affect the educational, economic,

social, physical, or cultural welfare of Vietnam-era veterans,

other veterans, and their families;

(6) to assist disabled Vietnam-era veterans and other veterans

in need of assistance and the dependents and survivors of those

veterans; and

(7) to consecrate the efforts of the members of the

corporation, and Vietnam-era veterans generally, to mutual

helpfulness and service to their country.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1486.)

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230503 36:3803. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Sec. 3, 100 Stat.

474.

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

"purposes".

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36 USC Sec. 230504 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230504. 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) Nondiscrimination. - The terms of membership may not

discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,

disability, age, or national origin.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1486.)

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230504(a) 36:3805. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Secs. 5, 8 (related

to membership), 100 Stat.

475.

230504(b) 36:3808 (related to

membership).

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In subsection (a), the words "Except as provided in this chapter"

are substituted for "Except as provided in section 3808 of this

title" for consistency in the revised title.

In subsection (b), the words "The terms of membership" are

substituted for "In establishing the conditions of membership in

the corporation" for consistency in the revised title and to

eliminate unnecessary words.

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36 USC Sec. 230505 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230505. 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 constitution

and bylaws of the corporation.

(b) Officers. - The officers and the election of officers are as

provided in the constitution and bylaws of the corporation.

(c) Nondiscrimination. - The requirements for serving as a

director or officer may not discriminate on the basis of race,

color, religion, sex, disability, age, or national origin.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1487.)

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230505(a) 36:3806. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Secs. 6, 7, 8

(related to directors and

officers), 100 Stat. 475.

230505(b) 36:3807.

230505(c) 36:3808 (related to

directors and

officers).

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In subsections (a) and (b), the words "Except as provided in

section 3808 of this title" are omitted because the prohibition on

discrimination is restated in this section. The words "and in

conformity with the laws of the State in which it is incorporated"

are omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 230506 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230506. Powers

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The corporation has only the powers provided in its articles of

incorporation filed in the State of incorporation and in its

constitution and bylaws.

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(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1487.)

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230506 36:3802. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Sec. 2, 100 Stat.

474.

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The words "and subject to the laws of such State" are omitted as

unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 230507 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230507. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges

-STATUTE-

The corporation has the exclusive right to use the names "The

Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc.", "Vietnam Veterans of America,

Inc.", and "Vietnam Veterans of America", and 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. 1487.)

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230507 36:3816. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Sec. 17, 100 Stat.

476.

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The word "sole" is omitted as included in "exclusive". The words

"the corporation adopts" are substituted for "as the corporation

may lawfully adopt" for consistency in the revised title and to

eliminate unnecessary words. The words "This section does not

affect any" are substituted for "Nothing in this section shall be

construed to interfere or conflict with" for consistency in the

revised title. The words "established or" are omitted as included

in "vested".

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36 USC Sec. 230508 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230508. Restrictions

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(a) Stock and Dividends. - The corporation may not issue stock or

declare or pay a dividend.

(b) 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.

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

officer, or employee.

(d) 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. 1487.)

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230508(a) 36:3809(c). May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Sec. 9, 100 Stat.

475.

230508(b) 36:3809(a).

230508(c) 36:3809(b).

230508(d) 36:3809(d).

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

unnecessary.

In subsection (b), the words "No part of" are omitted as

unnecessary. The words "inure to the benefit of" are substituted

for "inure to", the words "the charter granted by this chapter" are

substituted for "this charter", and the words "This subsection does

not prevent" are substituted for "Nothing in this subsection shall

be construed to prevent", for consistency in the revised title.

In subsection (d), the words "by virtue of this chapter" are

omitted as unnecessary.

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36 USC Sec. 230509 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230509. 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. 1487.)

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230509 36:3815. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Sec. 16, 100 Stat.

476.

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36 USC Sec. 230510 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230510. 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. 1487.)

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230510 36:3811. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Sec. 11, 100 Stat.

475.

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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. 230511 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230511. 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. 1488.)

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230511 36:3804. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Sec. 4, 100 Stat.

475.

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The words "in furtherance of its corporate purposes" 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230512. 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. 1488.)

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230512 36:3810. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Sec. 10, 100 Stat.

475.

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36 USC Sec. 230513 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 2305 - VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, INC.

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Sec. 230513. 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. 1488.)

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230513 36:3812. May 23, 1986, Pub. L.

99-318, Sec. 13, 100 Stat.

476.

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The words "submit an annual report" are substituted for "report

annually" for consistency in the revised title.

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 208 of House Document No. 103-7.

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