Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 3.djvu/385

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PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1737 (4) promoting civic and patriotic activities; and (5) promoting the indispensable role of airborne defense to the national security of the United States. SEC. 1604. SERVICE OF PROCESS 36 USC 4804. With respect to service of process, the corporation shall comply with the laws of the State or States in which it is incorporated and the State or States in which it carries on its activities in furtherance of its corporate purposes. SEC. 1605. MEMBERSHIP 36 USC 4805. (a) Subject to subsection (b), eligibility for membership in the corporation and the rights and privileges of members of the corporation shall be as provided in the constitution and bylaws of the corporation. (b) Terms of membership and requirements for holding office within the corporation shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, or handicapped status. SEC. 1606. BOARD OF DIRECTORS; COMPOSITION; RESPONSIBILITIES 36 USC 4806. The composition of the board of directors of the corporation and the responsibilities of such board shall be as provided in the articles of incorporation of the corporation and shall be in conformity with the laws of the State or States in which it is incorporated. SEC. 1607. OFFICERS OF CORPORATION 36 USC 4807. The positions of officers of the corporation and the election of members to such positions shall be as provided in the articles of incorporation of the corporation and shall be in conformity with the laws of the State or States in which it is incorporated. SEC. 1608. RESTRICTIONS 36 USC 4808. (a) No part of the income or assets of the corporation may inure to the benefit of any member, officer, or director of the corporation or be distributed to any such individual 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 and necessary expenses in amounts approved by the board of directors. (b) The corporation may not make any loan to any officer, director, or employee of the corporation. (c) The corporation and any officer and director of the corporation, acting as such officer or director, shall not contribute to, support or otherwise participate in any political activity or in any manner attempt to influence legislation. (d) The corporation shall have no power to issue any shares of stock nor to declare or pay any dividends. (e) The corporation shall not claim congressional approval or Federal Government authority for any of its activities. SEC. 1609. LIABILITY 36 USC 4809. The corporation shall be liable for the acts of its officers and agents whenever such officer and agents have acted within the scope of their authority. SEC. 1610. BOOKS AND RECORDS; INSPECTION 36 USC 4810. The corporation shall keep correct and complete books and records of account and minutes of any proceeding of the corporation 39-194O-91-13:QL3Part3