2 U.S. Code § 806 - Powers, functions, and limitations
The Board may enter into and perform such contracts as may be appropriate to carry out its business, but the Board may not enter into any contract which would obligate the Board to expend an amount greater than the amount available to the Board for the purpose of such contract during the fiscal year in which the expenditure is to be made.
The Board may accept and utilize the services of voluntary, uncompensated personnel.
2010—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 111–200, § 2(d), added par. (1) and struck out former par. (1) which read as follows: “the Board shall carry out its functions and make expenditures with only such resources as are available to the Board from sources other than the Federal Government; and”.
Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 111–200, § 2(e), added par. (4) and struck out former par. (4) which read as follows: “Each Statewide Council established pursuant to this section is authorized to receive public monetary and in-kind contributions, which may be made available to local boards to supplement or defray operating expenses. The Board shall adopt appropriate financial management methods in order to ensure the proper accounting of these funds.”
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 111–200, § 2(f)(1), inserted “to be” after “expenditure is”.
Subsec. (e)(1)(A). Pub. L. 111–200, § 2(f)(2), inserted “or for scholarships” after “local program”.
Subsec. (i). Pub. L. 111–200, § 2(g), added subsec. (i) and struck out former subsec. (i) which read as follows:
“(1) The Board shall provide for the establishment of a private nonprofit corporation for the sole purpose of assisting the Board to carry out the Congressional Award Program, and shall delegate to the corporation such duties as it considers appropriate.
“(2) The articles of incorporation of the corporation established under this subsection shall provide that—
“(B) the extent of the authority of the corporation shall be the same as that of the Board.
1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–525, § 7(a), which directed the insertion of “(a)” after the section designation, was not executed in view of existing subsec. (a) designation.
Subsec. (b)(2)(C). Pub. L. 101–525, § 7(b)(1)(A), substituted “conduct” for “conducting” and struck out “State and” after “new”.
Subsec. (b)(2)(D), (E). Pub. L. 101–525, § 7(b)(1)(B), added subpar. (D) and redesignated former subpar. (D) as (E). Former subpar. (E) redesignated (F).
Subsec. (b)(2)(F). Pub. L. 101–525, § 7(b)(1)(B), (C), redesignated subpar. (E) as (F) and substituted “conduct” for “conducting”. Former subpar. (F) redesignated (G).
Subsec. (b)(2)(G), (H). Pub. L. 101–525, § 7(b)(1)(B), redesignated subpars. (F) and (G) as (G) and (H), respectively.
Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 101–525, § 7(b)(2), added subsec. (c). Former subsecs. (c) and (d) redesignated (d) and (e), respectively.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 101–525, § 7(b)(2), (c), redesignated subsec. (d) as (e) and amended it generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (e) read as follows: “The Board may seek and accept, from sources other than the Federal Government, funds and other resources to carry out its activities. The Board may not accept any funds or other resources which are—
“(1) donated with a restriction on their use unless such restriction merely provides that such funds or other resources be used in furtherance of the Congressional Award Program; or
“(2) donated subject to the condition that the identity of the donor of the funds or resources shall remain anonymous.
Subsecs. (f) to (i). Pub. L. 101–525, § 7(b)(2), redesignated subsecs. (e) to (h) as (f) to (i), respectively.
1988—Pub. L. 100–674, § 2(c)(1), substituted “Powers, functions, and limitations” for “Powers and limitations of Board” in section catchline.
Subsecs. (b) to (h). Pub. L. 100–674, § 2(c)(2), added subsec. (b) and redesignated former subsecs. (b) to (g) as (c) to (h), respectively.
1986—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 99–514 substituted “Internal Revenue Code of 1986” for “Internal Revenue Code of 1954”, which for purposes of codification was translated as “title 26” thus requiring no change in text.
1985—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 99–161 inserted at end “The Board may permit donors to use the name of the Board or the name ‘Congressional Award Program’ in advertising.”
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