§ 300101 Organization
§ 300102 Purposes
§ 300103 Membership and chapters
§ 300104 Board of governors
§ 300105 Powers
§ 300106 Emblem, badge, and brassard
§ 300107 Annual meeting
§ 300108 Buildings
§ 300109 Endowment fund
§ 300110 Annual report and audit
§ 300111 Authority of the Comptroller General of the United States
§ 300112 Office of the Ombudsman
§ 300113 Reservation of right to amend or repeal

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 36 > Subtitle III > Chapter 3001 - The American National Red Cross

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.