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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1344

PUBLIC LAW 98-382—AUG. 17, 1984 (g) encourage, among the youth of our Nation, respect for our national flag, anthem, and for the traditions of America; (h) preserve the freedoms of all of the people, national peace, prosperity, tranquility, good will, the permanence of free institutions, and the defense of the United States; (i) foster the association of veterans of the Catholic faith who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States; (j) encourage morality in government, labor, management, economic, social, fraternal, and all other phases of American life; (k) promote the realization that the family is the basic unit of society; (1) increase our love, honor, service to God, and to our fellow man without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin; and (m) function as a veterans' and patriotic organization as authorized by the laws of the State or States where it is incorporated. SERVICE OF PROCESS

36 USC 2604.

SEC. 4. With respect to service of process, the corporation shall comply with the laws of the States in which it is incorporated and those States in which it carries on its activities in furtherance of its corporate purposes. MEMBERSHIP

36 USC 2605.

SEC. 5. Eligibility for membership in the corporation and the rights and privileges of members shall be as provided in the bylaws of the corporation. BOARD OF DIRECTORS; COMPOSITION; RESPONSIBIUTIES

36 USC 2606.

S E C 6. The board of directors of the corporation and the responsibilities thereof shall be as provided in the articles of incorporation of the corporation and in conformity with the laws of the State or States in which it is incorporated. OFFICERS OF CORPORATION

36 USC 2607.

SEC. 7. The officers of the corporation, and the election of such officers shall be as is provided in the articles of incorporation of the corporation and in conformity with the laws of the State or States wherein it is incorporated. RESTRICTIONS

36 USC 2608.

SEC. 8. (a) No part of the income or assets of the corporation shall inure to any member, officer, or director of the corporation or be distributed to any such person during the life of this charter. Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to prevent the payment of reasonable compensation to the officers of the corporation or reimbursement for actual necessary expenses in amounts approved by the board of directors. (b) The corporation shall not make any loan to any officer, director, or employee of the corporation. (c) The corporation shall have no power to issue any shares of stock nor to declare or pay any dividends. (d) The corporation shall not claim congressional approval or Federal Government authority for any of its activities.