16 U.S. Code § 3701 - Establishment and purposes of Foundation

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(a) Establishment
There is established the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (hereinafter in this chapter referred to as the “Foundation”). The Foundation is a charitable and nonprofit corporation and is not an agency or establishment of the United States.
(b) Purposes
The purposes of the Foundation are—
(1) to encourage, accept, and administer private gifts of property for the benefit of, or in connection with, the activities and services of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to further the conservation and management of fish, wildlife, plants, and other natural resources;
(2) to undertake and conduct such other activities as will further the conservation and management of the fish, wildlife, and plant resources of the United States, and its territories and possessions, for present and future generations of Americans; and
(3) to participate with, and otherwise assist, foreign governments, entities, and individuals in undertaking and conducting activities that will further the conservation and management of the fish, wildlife, and plant resources of other countries.

Source

(Pub. L. 98–244, § 2,Mar. 26, 1984, 98 Stat. 107; Pub. L. 100–240, § 1(a),Jan. 11, 1988, 101 Stat. 1785; Pub. L. 103–232, title I, § 102,Apr. 11, 1994, 108 Stat. 336; Pub. L. 106–408, title II, § 202,Nov. 1, 2000, 114 Stat. 1777.)
Amendments

2000—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 106–408added par. (1) and struck out former par. (1) which read as follows: “to encourage, accept, and administer private gifts of property for the benefit of, or in connection with, the activities and services of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration;”.
1994—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 103–232inserted before semicolon at end “and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration”.
1988—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 100–240added par. (3).
Short Title of 2008 Amendment

Pub. L. 110–281, § 1,July 21, 2008, 122 Stat. 2617, provided that: “This Act [amending section 3702 of this title] may be cited as the ‘National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act Amendment of 2008’.”
Short Title of 2006 Amendment

Pub. L. 109–363, title II, § 201,Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2075, provided that: “This title [amending sections 3703 and 3709 of this title] may be cited as the ‘National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2006’.”
Short Title of 2000 Amendment

Pub. L. 106–408, title II, § 201,Nov. 1, 2000, 114 Stat. 1777, provided that: “This title [enacting section 3710 of this title, amending this section and sections 3702, 3703, 3705, 3706, and 3709 of this title, and repealing provisions set out as a note under section 3703 of this title] may be cited as the ‘National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act Amendments of 2000’.”
Short Title of 1998 Amendment

Pub. L. 105–277, div. A, § 101(b) [title IX, § 901], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–50, 2681–119, provided that: “This title [amending section 3703 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3703 of this title] may be cited as the ‘National Whale Conservation Fund Act of 1998’.”
Short Title of 1994 Amendment

Pub. L. 103–232, title I, § 101,Apr. 11, 1994, 108 Stat. 336, provided that: “This title [amending this section and sections 3702 and 3709 of this title and enacting provisions listed in a table of National Environmental Centers set out under section 668dd of this title and provisions set out as notes under section 3702 of this title] may be cited as the ‘National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Improvement Act of 1994’.”
Short Title of 1990 Amendment

Pub. L. 101–593, title I, § 110(a),Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 2959, provided that: “This section [amending sections 3702 and 3709 of this title] may be cited as the ‘National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act Amendments of 1990’.”
Short Title

Pub. L. 98–244, § 1,Mar. 26, 1984, 98 Stat. 107, provided that: “This Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act’.”

 

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