36 U.S. Code § 230503 - Purposes

§ 230503.
Purposes
The purposes of the corporation are as provided in its articles of incorporation, constitution, and bylaws and include a commitment—
(1)
to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States;
(2)
to foster improvement of the condition of Vietnam-era veterans;
(3)
to promote the social welfare (including educational, economic, social, physical, and cultural improvement) of Vietnam-era veterans and other veterans in the United States by encouraging their growth, development, readjustment, self-respect, self-confidence, and usefulness;
(4)
to improve conditions for Vietnam-era veterans and develop channels of communication to assist Vietnam-era veterans;
(5) to conduct and publish research, on a nonpartisan basis, pertaining to—
(A)
the relationship between Vietnam-era veterans and American society;
(B)
the Vietnam war experience;
(C)
the role of the United States in securing peaceful coexistence for the world community; and
(D)
other matters that affect the educational, economic, social, physical, or cultural welfare of Vietnam-era veterans, other veterans, and their families;
(6)
to assist disabled Vietnam-era veterans and other veterans in need of assistance and the dependents and survivors of those veterans; and
(7)
to consecrate the efforts of the members of the corporation, and Vietnam-era veterans generally, to mutual helpfulness and service to their country.

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

230503

36:3803.

May 23, 1986, Pub. L. 99–318, § 3, 100 Stat. 474.

Before clause (1), the word “objects” is omitted as included in “purposes”.

 

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