The George Washington University Charter Restatement Act: Hearing and Markups Before the Subcommittee on the Judiciary and the Committee on the District of Columbia, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 2700, H.R. 7300, and S. 1060 ... May 3, and Sept. 19, 1977

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Page 32 - CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW MADE BY THE BILL, AS REPORTED In compliance with clause 3 of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, changes in existing law made by the bill, as reported, are shown as follows (existing law proposed to be omitted is •enclosed in black brackets, new matter is printed in italics, existing law in which no change is proposed is shown in roman...
Page 24 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Untied States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978".
Page 43 - ... all lawful ways; to have and use a common seal, and to alter and change the same at pleasure; to make and alter, from time to time, such by-laws not inconsistent with the Constitution of the United States or the laws in force in the District as they may deem necessary for the government of the institution, and to confer...
Page 42 - University at any regular meeting by a vote of not less than two-thirds of the total number of members of the Board...
Page 43 - That the said corporation shall further have power to have and to use a common seal, and to alter and change the same at its pleasure...
Page 19 - SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That the government of the university shall be vested in a board of trustees, of not less than thirteen members, who shall be elected by the corporators at their first meeting. Said board of trustees shall have perpetual succession in deed or in law, and in them shall be vested the power hereinbefore granted to the corporation. They shall adopt a common seal, which they may...
Page 42 - Acting upon this second petition, on February 9, 1821, Congress chartered Columbian College in the District of Columbia, inserting in the charter by special action the provision "that persons of every religious denomination shall be capable of being elected Trustees; nor shall any person, either as President, Professor, Tutor or pupil, be refused admittance into said College or denied any of the privileges, immunities or advantages thereof, for or on account of his sentiments in matters of religion".
Page 31 - I give and bequeath in perpetuity, the fifty shares which I hold in the Potomac company, (under the aforesaid acts of the Legislature of Virginia,) towards the endowment of a University, to be established within the limits of the district of Columbia, under the auspices of the general government...
Page 8 - Army, but also to scientists in general all over the United States and, in fact, all over the world.
Page 7 - To make contracts and incur liabilities, borrow money at such rates of interest as the corporation may determine, issue its notes, bonds, and other obligations, and secure any of its obligations by mortgage or pledge of all or any of its property, franchises and income.

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