scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: Who "owns" a Troop?
Wed Nov 03 1999 - 00:06:21 CST
In a message dated 99-11-02 19:54:56 EST, blackeagle@SCOUTER.NET writes:
<< (b) Unit Obligations. In the event of a dissolution of a unit or the
revocation or lapse of its charter, the unit committee shall apply unit
funds and property to the payment of unit obligations and shall turn over
the surplus, if any, to the local Council, if there be one, or if there be
no local Council, shall dispose of the same in accordance with the direction
of the Executive Board. In the case of an institutional unit, any funds or
equipment which may have been secured as property ....<snip>>>
OK, let me try this idea out. The upper portion refers to a UNIT while the
lower portion refers to an INSTITUTIONAL UNIT. Am I mistaken in making the
supposition that the first part would apply primarily to a COUNCIL sponsored
unit, such as the Summer Camp Staff Explorer units that are so prevelant.
The Institutional unit referred to is the traditional unit that we think
about, chartered to a church, service club, etc.?
Ideas from the rest of the campfire ring lawyers?
Pacific Skyline Council, CA