PurposeIt is the purpose of this division to authorize the operation of, and support for, residential and other service programs that combine the best practices of civilian service with the best aspects of military service, including leadership and team building, to meet national and community needs. The needs to be met under such programs include those needs related to—
natural and other disasters;
environmental stewardship and conservation;
energy conservation; and
urban and rural development.
(Pub. L. 101–610, title I, § 151
, formerly § 195, as added Pub. L. 102–484, div. A, title X, § 1092(a)(1)
, Oct. 23, 1992
, 106 Stat. 2522
; renumbered § 151, Pub. L. 103–82, title I, § 104(b)
, Sept. 21, 1993
, 107 Stat. 840
; amended Pub. L. 111–13, title I, § 1501
, Apr. 21, 2009
, 123 Stat. 1521
2009—Pub. L. 111–13 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section provided that the purpose of this division was to authorize the establishment of a Civilian Community Corps to provide a basis for certain determinations.
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