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36 U.S. Code § 190304 - Membership

(a) Eligibility.—
Except as provided in this chapter, eligibility for membership in the corporation and the rights and privileges of members are as provided in the articles of incorporation and bylaws.
(b) Nondiscrimination.—
The terms of membership may not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, or national origin.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L. 102–484, title XVIII, § 1825, 106 Stat. 2584.


36:5108 (related to membership).

Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L. 102–484, title XVIII, § 1828 (related to membership), 106 Stat. 2585; Nov. 30, 1993, Pub. L. 103–160, title XI, § 1182(c)(6), 107 Stat. 1772.

In subsection (a), the words “Except as provided in this chapter” are substituted for “Except as provided in section 5108 of this title” for consistency in the revised title.

In subsection (b), the words “The terms of membership” are substituted for “In establishing the conditions of membership in the corporation” for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary words.