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Public Law No: 112-66 (12/13/2011)

 
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Public Law 112-66
112th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend title 36, United States Code, to authorize the American Legion 
  under its Federal charter to provide guidance and leadership to the 
 individual departments and posts of the American Legion, and for other 
             purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 13, 2011 -  [S. 1639]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. ADDITIONAL POWER OF AMERICAN LEGION UNDER FEDERAL 
                              CHARTER.

    Section 21704 of title 36, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) by redesignating paragraph (5) through (8) as paragraphs 
        (6) through (9), respectively; and
            (2) by inserting after paragraph (4) the following new 
        paragraph (5):
            ``(5) provide guidance and leadership to organizations and 
        local chapters established under paragraph (4), but may not 
        control or otherwise influence the specific activities and 
        conduct of such organizations and local chapters;''.

    Approved December 13, 2011.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1639:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 157 (2011):
            Oct. 6, considered and passed Senate.
            Dec. 6, considered and passed House.

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