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H.R. 2279 (96th): National Ski Patrol System Recognition Act of 1979

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11/17/1980--Passed House amended. (Measure passed House, amended) Grants a Federal charter to the National Ski Patrol System, Incorporated. States that the purpose of such corporation shall be to promote: (1) patriotic, scientific, educational, and civil improvement activities; and (2) public safety in skiing. Declares that the powers, composition, and responsibilities of the board of directors, eligibility for membership, and election of officers of such corporation shall be as provided in the articles of incorporation of the corporation and in conformity with the laws of the states where incorporated. Prohibits the corporation and any officer or director thereof from supporting or participating in any political activity. Directs the corporation to report annually to Congress on its activities during the preceding year. Requires the corporation to maintain its status as a tax-exempt organization.