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Code of Virginia
Title 32.1. Health
Chapter 14. Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
5/17/2021

§ 32.1-356. Powers of the Foundation.

The Foundation is hereby granted all powers necessary or appropriate to carry out and effectuate its corporate purposes, including, without limitation, the following:

1. To have official seals and to alter the same at pleasure;

2. To maintain an office at such place or places within this Commonwealth as it may designate;

3. To accept, hold, and administer moneys, grants, securities, or other property transferred, given, or bequeathed to the Foundation, absolutely or in trust, for the purposes for which the Foundation is created;

4. To determine how moneys in the Fund are to be distributed and to authorize distribution of moneys in the Fund to entities whose goal is to discourage, eliminate or prevent the use of tobacco products by minors, reduce childhood obesity in the Commonwealth, or prevent and reduce substance use by youth in the Commonwealth, on such terms and in such amounts as determined by the Board;

5. To deposit moneys from the Fund to the Endowment as determined by the Board;

6. To make and execute contracts and all other instruments and agreements necessary or convenient for the exercise of its powers and functions;

7. To appoint and prescribe the duties of such officers, agents, employees, advisors, and consultants as may be necessary to carry out its functions, and to fix and pay such compensation to them for their services as the Foundation may determine;

8. To adopt and from time to time amend and repeal bylaws, not inconsistent with this chapter, to carry into effect the powers and purposes of the Foundation;

9. To receive and accept aid, grants, contributions and cooperation of any kind from any source for the purposes of this chapter subject to such conditions, acceptable to the Foundation, upon which such aid, grants, contributions and cooperation may be made;

10. To do any lawful act necessary or appropriate to carry out the powers herein granted or reasonably implied, including use of whatever lawful means may be necessary and appropriate to recover any payments wrongfully made from the Fund.

1999, cc. 880, 962; 2007, c. 345; 2009, cc. 424, 554; 2017, cc. 60, 109.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.