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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-372—JULY 23, 1984

98 STAT. 1239

Public Law 98-372 98th Congress An Act To recognize the organization known as the Polish Legion of American Veterans, U.S.A.

July 23, 1984 [H.R. 29]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, CHARTER SECTION 1. The Polish Legion of American Veterans, U.SA., a nonprofit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Illinois, is hereby recognized as such and is granted a charter.

Corporation. 36 USC 2501.

POWERS

SEC. 2. The Polish Legion of American Veterans, U.S.A. (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 2502.

OBJECTS AND PURPOSES OF CORPORATION

SEC. 3. The objects and purposes of the corporation are those provided in its articles of incorporation. The corporation shall function as a veterans' and patriotic organization as authorized by the laws of the State or States where it is incorporated.

36 USC 2503.

SERVICE OF PROCESS

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.

36 USC 2504.

MEMBERSHIP

SEC. 5. Eligibility for membership in the corporation and the rights and privileges of members shall, except as provided in this Act, be as provided in the constitution and bylaws of the corporation, and terms of membership and requirements for holding office within the corporation shall not be discriminatory on the basis of race, color, religion, or national origin.

Discrimination, prohibition. 36 USC 2505.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS; COMPOSITION; RESPONSIBILITIES

SEC. 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.

36 USC 2506.