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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1358

PUBLIC LAW 98-391—AUG. 21, 1984

Public Law 98-391 98th Congress An Act Aug. 21, 1984 [S. 1806]

Corporation. 36 USC 2701

To recognize the organization known as the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America, Incorporated.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the Jewish ^g^j. Veterans of the United States of America, Incorporated, organized and incorporated as a nonprofit entity under the laws of the State of New York, is hereby recognized as such and is granted a Federal charter. (b) The corporation shall retain and maintain its status as a corporation organized and incorporated under the laws of the State of New York. POWERS

36 USC 2702.


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SEC. 2. The Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America, Incorporated (hereinafter 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. OBJECTS A N D PURPOSES OF CORPORATION

36 USC 2703.

SEC. 3. The objects and purposes of the corporation are those provided in its articles of incorporation and shall include a continuing commitment, on a national basis, to— (1) maintain true allegiance to the United States of America; (2) foster and perpetuate true Americanism; (3) combat whatever tends to impair the efficiency and permanency of our free institutions; (4) uphold the fair name of the Jew and fight his battles wherever unjustly assailed; (5) encourage the doctrine of universal liberty, equal rights and full justice to all men; (6) combat the powers of bigotry and darkness wherever originating and whatever the target; (7) preserve the spirit of comradeship by mutual helpfulness to comrades and their families; (8) cooperate with and support existing educational institutions and establish educational institutions, and foster the education of ex-servicemen and ex-servicewomen and members of the corporation in the ideals and principles of Americanism; (9) instill love of country and flag and to promote sound minds and bodies in members of the corporation and their youth; and (10) preserve the memories and records of patriotic service performed by the men and women of the Jewish faith and to honor their memory and shield from neglect the graves of our heroic dead.