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Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Federal Charter


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Title 36, United States Code,
``Patriotic and National Observances, Ceremonies, and Organizations''

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CHAPTER 2003 --SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR

Sec.
200301. Organization.
200302. Purposes.
200303. Membership.
200304. Governing body.
200305. Powers.
200306. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges.
200307. Restrictions.
200308. Principal office.
200309. \Records and inspection.
200310. Service of process.
200311. Liability for acts of officers and agents.
200312. Annual report.
200313. Distribution of assets on dissolution or final liquidation.
Sec. 200301. Organization

Sec. 200302. Purposes
The purposes of the corporation are: Sec. 200303. Membership
Sec. 200304. Governing body
Sec. 200305. Powers
The corporation may Sec. 200306. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges
The corporation and its subordinate divisions have the exclusive right to use the name ``Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War''. The corporation has the exclusive right to use and to allow others to use seals, emblems, and badges the corporation adopts.

Sec. 200307. Restrictions Sec. 200308. Principal office
The principal office of the corporation shall be in Trenton, New Jersey, or another place decided by the council of administration. However, the activities of the corporation are not confined to the place where the principal office is located but may be conducted in the District of Columbia and throughout the States, territories, and possessions of the United States.

Sec. 200309. Records and inspection Sec. 200310. Service of process
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.

Sec. 200311. Liability for acts of officers and agents
The corporation is liable for the acts of its officers and agents acting within the scope of their authority.

Sec. 200312. Annual report
Not later than March 1 of each year, the corporation shall submit a report to Congress on the activities of the corporation during the prior fiscal year. The report may consist of a report on the proceedings of the national encampment. The report may not be printed as a public document.

Sec. 200313. Distribution of assets on dissolution or final liquidation
On dissolution or final liquidation of the corporation, any assets remaining after the discharge of all liabilities shall be distributed as provided by the council of administration, but in compliance with the constitution and bylaws of the corporation.


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