2013 WISCONSIN ACT 102
An Act to amend 188.15 (3) and 188.25; and to create 188.15 (4) and (5) of the statutes; relating to: corporate powers of Marine Corps League corporations.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
188.15 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
188.15 (3) Sections 180.0203 and 181.0203 shall not apply to corporations organized under s. 188.15. In the execution of any conveyance or encumbrance by such corporations, the detachment or department commandant and the detachment or department adjutant or senior vice commandant, or like or similar officers, shall have the powers and duties granted to presidents and secretaries, respectively, under s. 706.03 (2) and (3). The provisions of this section shall apply to all corporations incorporated hereunder whether incorporated before or after June 4, 1941.
188.15 (4) and (5) of the statutes are created to read:
Any department or detachment of the Marine Corps League in this state shall be incorporated under this section. Any corporation organized under this section is subordinate to the national Marine Corps League and is a corporation described under section 501
(c) (4) of the Internal Revenue Code that is exempt from taxation under section 501
(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.
(5) (a) By October 1 of each year, each detachment of the Marine Corps League in this state that is incorporated under this section, including any unit, auxiliary, or affiliate of such a detachment, shall file an annual report with the Marine Corps League, department of Wisconsin, as incorporated under this section, showing the elected officers of the detachment.
(b) The Marine Corps League, department of Wisconsin, shall file a consolidated annual report under s. 188.25 that includes information of the department and of each detachment that files a report under par. (a).
188.25 of the statutes is amended to read:
188.25 Annual reports of veterans' organizations. The Subject to s. 188.15 (5), the state organization of any veterans' society or society affiliate which has a unit incorporated under this chapter shall file with the department of financial institutions on or before January 1 an annual report showing the elected officers of the state organization. No filing fee shall be charged. The secretary of any such state organization shall on request furnish the department of financial institutions information about subordinate units. If Subject to s. 188.15 (5), if any veterans' society or society affiliate has no state organization each unit incorporated under this chapter shall file an annual report of the elected officers with the department of financial institutions on or before January 1.