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[54 STAT. any substitute therefor, or military or naval science, or (2) it receives from any other organization or from any individual instruction in military or naval science, or (3) it engages in any military or naval maneuvers or activities, or (4) it engages, either with or without arms, in drills or parades of a military or naval character, or (5) it engages in any other form of organized activity which in the opinion of the Attorney General constitutes preparation for military action; and "Subject to foreign (e) An organization shall be deemed "subject to foreign control" contro if (1) it solicits or accepts financial contributions, loans, or support of any kind, directly or indirectly, from, or is affiliated directly or indirectly with, a foreign government or a political subdivision thereof, or an agent, agency, or instrumentality of a foreign govern- ment or political subdivision thereof, or a political party in a foreign country, or an international political organization, or (2) its policies, or any of them, are determined by or at the suggestion of, or in col- laboration with, a foreign government or political subdivision thereof, or an agent, agency, or instrumentality of a foreign government or a political subdivision thereof, or a political party in a foreign coun- try, or an international political organization. organizations re SEC. 2 . (a) The following organizations shall be required to regis- quired to register. ter with the Attorney General as hereinafter provided: (1) Every organization subject to foreign control which engages in political activity; (2) Every organization which engages both in civilian mili- tary activity and in political activity; (3) Every organization subject to foreign control which engages in civilian military activity; and (4) Every organization, the purpose or aim of which, or one of the purposes or aims of which, is the establishment, control, conduct, seizure, or overthrow of a government or subdivision thereof by the use of force, violence, military measures, or threats of any one or more of the foregoing. Manner of registra- Every such organization shall register by filing with the Attorney General, on such forms and in such detail as the Attorney General may by rules and regulations prescribe, a registration statement con- tainig the information and documents prescribed in subsection (c) and shall within thirty days after the expiration of each period of six months succeeding the filing of such registration statement, file with the Attorney General, on such forms and in such detail as the mFlinga sutpple- Attorney General may by rules and regulations prescribe, a supple- mental statement containing such information and documents as may be necessary to make the information and documents previously filed under this section accurate and current with respect to such preced- ing six months' period. Every statement required to be filed by this section shall be subscribed, under oath, by all of the officers of the organization. Exemptions. (b) Nothing in subsection (a) shall be deemed to require registra- tion or the filing of any statement with the Attorney General by (1) the armed forces of the United States, or (2) the organized militia or National Guard of any States, Territory, District, or possession of the United States, or (3) any law-enforcement agency of the United States or of any Territory, District, or possession thereof, or of any State or political subdivision of a State, or of any agency or instru- mentality of one or more States, or (4) any duly established diplo- matic mission or consular office of a foreign government which is so recognized by the Department of State, or (5) any nationally recognized organization of persons who are veterans of the armed forces of the United States, or affiliates of such organizations. PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 897-OCT. 17, 1940 1202