36 U.S. Code § 153103 - Powers

The corporation may—
(1) adopt a constitution and bylaws;
(2) adopt a seal; and
(3) acquire, own, lease, encumber, and transfer property as necessary or convenient to carry out its purposes.

Source

(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1423.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
153103
36:18a (1st sentence).
Feb. 20, 1896, ch. 23, § 2 (1st sentence), 29 Stat. 9; Mar. 3, 1915, ch. 89, 38 Stat. 955; Feb. 5, 1926, ch. 11, 44 Stat. 4; July 30, 1951, ch. 255, 65 Stat. 130; Oct. 1, 1976, Pub. L. 94–443, § 1, 90 Stat. 1475.

In clause (1), the words “not inconsistent with law” are omitted as unnecessary.
Clause (3) is substituted for “acquire by purchase, gift, devise, or bequest and to hold, convey, or otherwise dispose of such property, real or personal, as may be convenient or necessary for its lawful purposes” for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary words.

 

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