36 U.S. Code § 152302. Purposes

The purposes of the corporation are—
to provide the member organizations with a forum for the free discussion of problems affecting national musical life in this country;
to speak with one voice for music whenever an authoritative expression of opinion is desirable;
to provide for the interchange of information between the various member organizations;
to encourage the coordination of efforts of the member organizations, thereby avoiding duplication or conflict;
to organize exploratory surveys or fact-finding commissions whenever the corporation considers them necessary for the solution of important problems; and
to encourage the development and appreciation of the art of music and to foster the highest ethical standards in the musical professions and industries.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Aug. 1, 1956, ch. 824, § 3, 70 Stat. 795.

Before clause (1), the word “objects” is omitted as unnecessary.

In clause (5), the word “considers” is substituted for “shall deem” for consistency in the revised title.