16 U.S. Code § 583j - Establishment and purposes of Foundation
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There is established the National Forest Foundation (hereinafter referred to as the “Foundation”) as a charitable and nonprofit corporation domiciled in the District of Columbia.
The purposes of the Foundation are to—
(1) encourage, accept, and administer private gifts of money, and of real and personal property for the benefit of, or in connection with, the activities and services of the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture;
(2) undertake and conduct activities that further the purposes for which units of the National Forest System are established and are administered and that are consistent with approved forest plans; and
(c) Limitation and conflicts of interests
(1) The Foundation shall not participate or intervene in a political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.
(2) No director, officer, or employee of the Foundation shall participate, directly or indirectly, in the consideration or determination of any question before the Foundation affecting—
Source(Pub. L. 101–593, title IV, § 402,Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 2970.)
Short Title of 1993 Amendment
Pub. L. 103–106, § 1,Oct. 12, 1993, 107 Stat. 1031, provided that: “This Act [amending sections 583j–3 and 583j–8 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 583j–3 of this title] may be cited as the ‘National Forest Foundation Act Amendment Act of 1993’.”
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