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§ 300101. —  Organization.



[Laws in effect as of January 7, 2003]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 7, 2003 and December 19, 2003]
[CITE: 36USC300101]

 
     TITLE 36--PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND 
                              ORGANIZATIONS
 
              Subtitle III--Treaty Obligation Organizations
 
              CHAPTER 3001--THE AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS
 
Sec. 300101. Organization

    (a) Federal Charter.--The American National Red Cross (in this 
chapter, the ``corporation'') is a body corporate and politic in the 
District of Columbia.
    (b) Name.--The name of the corporation is ``The American National 
Red Cross''.
    (c) Perpetual Existence.--Except as otherwise provided, the 
corporation has perpetual existence.

(Pub. L. 105-225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1490.)

                                          Historical and Revision Notes
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           Revised  Section                    Source (U.S. Code)               Source (Statutes at Large)
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300101................................  36:1.                            Jan. 5, 1905, ch. 23, Sec.  1, 33 Stat.
                                                                          599.
                                        36:1a.                           May 8, 1947, ch. 50, Sec.  8, 61 Stat.
                                                                          83.
                                        36:2 (1st sentence words before  Jan. 5, 1905, ch. 23, Sec.  2 (1st
                                         2d comma).                       sentence words before 2d comma), 33
                                                                          Stat. 600; May 8, 1947, ch. 50, Sec.
                                                                          3, 61 Stat. 81.
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    This section is substituted for the source provisions to eliminate 
unnecessary and obsolete language.



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