36 U.S. Code § 70303 - Purposes

§ 70303.

The purposes of the corporation are as provided in the articles of incorporation and include the promotion of the cause of good government at the national level by improving the public understanding of Congress as an institution and strengthening its support by the public. The corporation shall function as an educational, patriotic, civic, historical, and research organization as authorized by the laws of each State in which it is incorporated.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Jan. 8, 1983, Pub. L. 97–427, § 3, 96 Stat. 2265.

The word “objects” is omitted as included in “purposes”.


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