scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: $$$ - Vehicles - Organizations
David M Lock (kikape@JUNO.COM
Fri Nov 05 1999 - 20:22:45 CST
On Fri, 5 Nov 1999 10:26:51 -0500 (EST) Cheryl Singhal
> The issue at hand is what the dickens IS that structure?
The structure has been quoted repeatedly by posts to this list. Scouting
is a program for the use of a chartered organization. A charter is
granted to the organization to conduct the program. Everything belongs
to the sponsoring organization.
> we're sure you're right, but WHAT do those guidelines want us
> to do?
They want you to provide a positive program of leadership training and
character development for young developing boys.
> From what's been posted here, someone somewhere is guilty of
> speaking with forked tongue out both sides of face.
> Book A, pg b says "owned by CO"
> Book B, pg c says "in trust for BSA"
> Book C, pg d says "similar to franchise..."
> All we're looking for is the Source of All Sources whose Word
> Outweighs ALL Other Words on the subject.
I suggest you go back to basic training and then review the material for
the chartered org Rep . I also suggest you consider the source of your
ABC pages bcd. Through the years land buildings boats and vehicles were
given to scouting at all levels. Often; especially prior to 1960, the
gifts and the form used to transfer gifts were not properly documented or
documented at all. This is not true today but there were a pile of
rules and regs around scouting which were meant to deal with all the
> But, at the moment, two Troops may be doing the same exact thing, one
thinking it is required and one thinking it is a work-around to what's
BSA has a Legal Division which when the need arises and they are able to
come in from NJ or Calif, can very clearly explain the all the issues
being debated here. i would suggest if this is as broad a dispute as
this list would indicate that you contact "legal" for clarification and
post their response. They can give us all a 2001 answer to a 1999
David Lock - firstname.lastname@example.org
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