Reserve Officers Association Modernization Act of 2009

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    111TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS
    1ST SESSION


    An Act
    To amend title 36, United States Code, to include in the Federal charter of the Reserve Officers Association leadership positions newly added in its constitution and bylaws.


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

    Section 1. Short Title.[edit]

    This Act may be cited as the ``Reserve Officers Association Modernization Act of 2009´´.

    Sec. 2. Inclusion of New Leadership Positions in the Federal Charter of the Reserve Officers Association.[edit]

    (a) National Executive Committee.—
    Section 190104(b)(2) of title 36, United States Code, is amended—
    (1) by inserting “the president elect,” after “the president,”;
    (2) by inserting “a minimum of” before “3 national executive committee members,”; and
    (3) by striking “except the executive director,” and inserting “except the president elect and the executive director,”.
    (b) Officers.—
    Section 190104(c) of such title is amended—
    (1) in paragraph (1)—
    (A) by inserting “a president elect,” after “a president,”;
    (B) by inserting “a minimum of” before “3 national executive committee members,”;
    (C) by striking “a surgeon, a chaplain, a historian, a public relations officer,”; and
    (D) by striking “as decided at the national convention” and inserting “specified in the constitution of the corporation”; and
    (2) in paragraph (2)—
    (A) by inserting “and take office” after “be elected”; and
    (B) by striking “and the national public relations officer,” and inserting “the judge advocate, and any other national officers specified in the constitution of the corporation,”.
    (c) Vacancies.—
    Section 190104(d)(1) of such title is amended by striking “president and last past president,” and inserting “president, president elect, and last past president,”.
    (d) Records and Inspection.—
    Section 190109(a)(2) of such title is amended by striking “national council;” and inserting “other national entities of the corporation;”.


    Approved December 14, 2009.


    Legislative History[edit]

    • CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 155 (2009):
      • Sept. 24 considered and passed Senate.
      • Nov. 19, considered and passed House.