2015 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade (Sections 1 - 8405)
Chapter 4 - China Trade (Sections 141 - 162)
Sec. 144a - Incorporation fee for perpetual existence

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
Sec. 144a - Incorporation fee for perpetual existence
Containssection 144a
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Source CreditJune 25, 1938, ch. 696, §2, 52 Stat. 1196.
Statutes at Large Reference52 Stat. 1196

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15 U.S.C. § 144a (2015)

§144a. Incorporation fee for perpetual existence

Any China Trade Act corporation existing on June 25, 1938, may make its existence perpetual only upon application to the Secretary of Commerce to amend its charter in that respect and upon payment of a fee equivalent to the incorporation fee. Upon receipt of such application and the payment of such prescribed fee, the Secretary shall approve such application and the charter of the corporation shall be amended accordingly.

(June 25, 1938, ch. 696, §2, 52 Stat. 1196.)


Section was not enacted as part of the China Trade Act, 1922, which comprises this chapter.

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