36 U.S. Code § 22701 - Organization

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(a) Federal Charter.— AMVETS (American Veterans) (in this chapter, the “corporation”) is a federally chartered corporation.
(b) Perpetual Existence.— Except as otherwise provided, the corporation has perpetual existence.


(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1306; Pub. L. 107–241, § 1(a)(1),Oct. 16, 2002, 116 Stat. 1496.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
July 23, 1947, ch. 298, § 1, 61 Stat. 403; Aug. 15, 1977, Pub. L. 95–98, § 1(a), 91 Stat. 830.
July 23, 1947, ch. 298, §§ 2, 4 (related to perpetual succession), 10(1), 61 Stat. 405, 406, 407.
36:67c (related to perpetual succession).

This section is substituted for the source provisions for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate executed and unnecessary words.
This text of 36:67a is omitted as executed and obsolete.

2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–241substituted “AMVETS (American Veterans)” for “AMVETS (American Veterans of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam)”.

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