Article 1. Definitions
Section 1.01 Name. The “Corporation” shall mean: Pawprinter Incorporation, its successors and assigns.
Section 1.02 Board. The “Board” shall mean the Board of Directors of the Corporation.
Article 2. Purposes, Objectives and Governing Instruments
Section 2.01 Charitable, Educational, and Scientific Purposes and Powers. Pawprinter Incorporation is dedicated to using art to raise money for the benefit of shelter animals, primarily cats and dogs. The ultimate goal is to improve pets’ lives by increasing adoption rates and lessening the number of animals that shelters have to euthanize each year. The purposes of the Corporation, as set forth in the Articles of Incorporation, are exclusively charitable, educational, or religious, within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future Federal tax law (“Section 501(c)(3)”). In furtherance of such purposes, the Corporation shall have the same powers as an individual to do all things necessary or convenient to carry out the purposes, as set forth in the Articles of Incorporation and these Bylaws. The specific purposes of the Corporation are to promote Culture, Career, Education, Employment, Immigration info exchanges and cooperation among participants in both industry and academia in the US, China, and around the world.
Section 2.02 Governing Instruments. The Corporation shall be governed by its Articles of Incorporation and its Bylaws.
Section 2.03 Nondiscrimination Policy. The Corporation will not practice or permit any unlawful discrimination on the basis of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, physical handicap or disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Section 2.04 Limitations on Activities. No part of the activities of the Corporation shall consist of participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office, nor shall the Corporation operate a social club or carry on business with the general public in a manner similar to an organization operated for profit. Notwithstanding any other provision of these Bylaws, the Corporation shall not carry on any activity not permitted to be carried on by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or the corresponding provisions of any future federal tax law.