scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: Who "owns" a Troop?
Ted Burton (scouter@CONSULTBURTON.COM
Wed Nov 03 1999 - 14:41:36 CST
At 2:59 -0600 on 11/3/99, Sarah Nunez spake about Re: Who "owns" a Troop? thus:
>But if the bank account holding those funds is in the name of the
>troop, and the donation/fundraiser checks to put in that account are
>made out to the troop, then the KoC will have a hard row to hoe
>proving that the vehicle titled in the name of the troop actually
>belongs to the KoC. Their only possible recourse would be to produce
>written policy documents from the BSA stating that a chartering
>organization in fact owns all assets of the troop it charters.
And even such policy documents would just be nice words, unable to
bootstrap themselves into law. Such words, if true under the facts
and law, would be true; and if untrue under the facts and law, would
be ineffective to alter fact or law.
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