Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 3.djvu/788

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106 STAT. 2582 PUBLIC LAW 102-484—OCT. 23, 1992 State in which it is incorporated and subject to the laws of such State. 36 USC 5003. SEC. 1803. OBJECTS AND PURPOSES. The objects and purposes of the corporation are those provided in its bylaws and articles of incorporation and shall include the following: (1) Promoting military service associations. (2) Promoting patriotic education and military, naval, and air science. (3) Defending the honor and integrity of the Federal Government and the Constitution. (4) Fostering fraternal relations among all branches of the Armed Forces. (5) Encouraging the adoption of a suitable policy of national security. (6) Encouraging the commemoration of military service and the establishment of war memorials. 36 USC 5004. SEC. 1804. SERVICE OF PROCESS. With respect to service of process, the corporation shall comply with the laws of the State in which it is incorporated and those States in which it carries on its activities in furtherance of its corporate purposes. 36 USC 5005. SEC. 1805. MEMBERSmP. Except as provided in section 1808, eligibility for membership in the corporation and the rights and privileges of members of the corporation shall be as provided in the articles of incorporation and bylaws of the corporation. 36 USC 5006. SEC. 1806. BOARD OF DIRECTORS. Except as provided in section 1808, 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 in conformity with the laws of the State in which it is incorporated. 36 USC 5007. SEC. 1807. OFFICERS OF CORPORATION. Except as provided in section 1808, 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 in conformity with the laws of the State in which it is incorporated. 36 USC 5008. SEC. 1808. PROHIBITION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION. In establishing the conditions of membership in the corporation and in determining the requirements for serving on the board of directors or as an officer of the corporation, the corporation may not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, age, or national origin. 36 USC 5009. SEC. 1809. RESTRICTIONS. (a) INCOME AND COMPENSATION. — 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 compensa-