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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

100 STAT. 3446

PUBLIC LAW 99-604—NOV. 6, 1986

Public Law 99-604 99th Congress Nov. 6, 1986 [H.R. 897]

An Act To recognize the Army and Navy Union of the United States of America.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, CHARTER Ohio. 36 USC 3901.

1. The Army and Navy Union of the United States of America, organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of Ohio, is hereby recognized as such and is granted a charter. SECTION

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' State and local governments. 36 USC 3902.

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POWERS

SEC. 2. The Army and Navy Union of the United States of America (hereinsifter 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.

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OBJECTS AND PURPOSES OF CORPORATION 36 USC 3903.

SEC. 3. The objects and purposes of the corporation are those provided in its articles of incorporation and shall also be— (a) to hold true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America and fidelity to its Constitution, laws, and institutions; (b) to serve our Nation under God in peace as well as in war by fostering the ideals of faith and patriotism, loyalty, justice, and liberty; by inculcating in the hearts of young and old, through precept and practice, the spirit of true Americanism; by participating in civic activities for the good of our country and our community; (c) to unite in fraternal fellowship those who have served honorably and those who are now serving honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States of America; to protect and advance their civic, social, and economic welfare; to aid them in sickness and distress; to assist in the burial and commemoration of their dead; and to provide help for their widows and orphans; and (d) to perpetuate the memory of patriotic deeds performed by the defenders of our country. SERVICE OF PROCESS

State and local governments. 36 USC 3904.

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.