36 U.S. Code § 30102 - Purposes

§ 30102.
The purposes of the corporation are—
to assist individuals throughout the United States in solving their social and economic problems and in their health and educational and character development;
to promote the use, by other lay and professional agencies and workers, of the techniques of that assistance developed by the corporation; and
to receive, invest, and disburse funds and hold property for the purposes of the corporation.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85–870, § 3, 72 Stat. 1691; Nov. 11, 1977, Pub. L. 95–167, § 1(b), 91 Stat. 1347.

In clause (1), the words “aid” and “of America” are omitted as unnecessary.

Clause (2) is substituted for “to promote the use of the techniques of such assistance developed by the corporation, by other lay and professional agencies and workers” for clarity.


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