2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 66 - Domestic Volunteer Services (Sections 4950 - 5091n)
Subchapter I - National Volunteer Antipoverty Programs (Sections 4951 - 4995)
Part C - Special Volunteer Programs (Sections 4991 - 4995)
Sec. 4991 - Congressional statement of purpose

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 66 - DOMESTIC VOLUNTEER SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER I - NATIONAL VOLUNTEER ANTIPOVERTY PROGRAMS
Part C - Special Volunteer Programs
Sec. 4991 - Congressional statement of purpose
Containssection 4991
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 93-113, title I, §121, Oct. 1, 1973, 87 Stat. 400; Pub. L. 98-288, §11, May 21, 1984, 98 Stat. 191; Pub. L. 111-13, title II, §2131, Apr. 21, 2009, 123 Stat. 1584.
Statutes at Large References87 Stat. 400
98 Stat. 191
123 Stat. 1584
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 93-113, Public Law 98-288, Public Law 111-13

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42 U.S.C. § 4991 (2014)

§4991. Congressional statement of purpose

This part provides for special emphasis and demonstration volunteer programs, together with appropriate powers and responsibilities designed to assist in the development and coordination of such programs. The purpose of this part is to strengthen and supplement efforts to meet a broad range of needs, particularly those related to poverty, by encouraging and enabling persons from all walks of life and from all age groups to perform meaningful and constructive volunteer service in agencies, institutions, and organizations where the application of human talent and dedication may help to meet such needs. It is the further purpose of this part to provide technical and financial assistance to encourage voluntary organizations and volunteer efforts at the national, State, and local level.

(Pub. L. 93–113, title I, §121, Oct. 1, 1973, 87 Stat. 400; Pub. L. 98–288, §11, May 21, 1984, 98 Stat. 191; Pub. L. 111–13, title II, §2131, Apr. 21, 2009, 123 Stat. 1584.)

AMENDMENTS

2009—Pub. L. 111–13 substituted "organizations" for "situations" in second sentence.

1984—Pub. L. 98–288 struck out "human, social, and environmental" after "broad range of", and inserted at end "It is the further purpose of this part to provide technical and financial assistance to encourage voluntary organizations and volunteer efforts at the national, State, and local level."

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2009 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 111–13 effective Oct. 1, 2009, see section 6101(a) of Pub. L. 111–13, set out as a note under section 4950 of this title.

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