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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-382—AUG. 17, 1984

98 STAT. 134.^

Public Law 98-382 98th Congress An Act To recognize the organization known as the Catholic War Veterans of the United States of America, Incorporated.

Aug. 17, 1984 [S 1145]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, CHARTER SECTION 1. The Catholic War Veterans of the United States of America, Incorporated, organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New York, is hereby recognized as such and is granted a charter.

Corporation. 36 USC 260i.

POWERS

SEC. 2. The Catholic War Veterans of the United States of America. Incorporated, (hereinafter referred to as the "corporation") shall have only those powers granted to it through its bylaws and articles of incorporation filed in the State or States in which it is incorporated and subject to the laws of such State or States.

36 USC 2602.

OBJECTS AND PURPOSES OF CORPORATION

SEC. 3. The objects and purposes of the corporation are those provided in its articles of incorporation and shall include a continuing commitment, on a national basis, to— (a) preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States and the laws of the several States; (b) commemorate the wars, campaigns, and military actions of the United States in order to reflect profound respect, high honor, and great tribute on the glorious dead and the surviving veterans of those wars, campaigns, and actions and to give all Americans a greater understanding of and appreciation for the sacrifices of those who participated in them on behalf of all Americans; (c) stimulate to the highest degree possible the interest of the entire Nation in the problems of veterans, their widows, and orphans; (d) cooperate to the fullest extent and in a harmonious manner with all veterans' organizations in common projects designed to serve the interests of all veterans of all wars in which the United States of America has participated; (e) collate, preserve, and encourage the study of historical episodes, chronicles, mementos, and events pertaining to the wars, campaigns, and military actions of the United States of America; (f) inculcate an enduring love of country, a deep and abiding sense of patriotism, and a profound commitment to Americanism among all the people of the United States;

36 USC 2603.