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                         NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON 
                     FITNESS, SPORTS, AND NUTRITION 
                            ESTABLISHMENT ACT

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Public Law 111-332
111th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To establish a National Foundation on Physical Fitness and Sports to 
   carry out activities to support and supplement the mission of the 
  President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. <<NOTE: Dec. 22, 
                          2010 -  [S. 1275]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: National 
Foundation on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition Establishment Act. 36 USC 
note prec. 20101.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``National Foundation on Fitness, 
Sports, and Nutrition Establishment Act''.
SEC. 2. ESTABLISHMENT AND PURPOSE OF FOUNDATION.

    (a) Establishment.--There is established the National Foundation on 
Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition (hereinafter in this Act referred to as 
the ``Foundation''). The Foundation is a charitable and nonprofit 
corporation and is not an agency or establishment of the United States.
    (b) Purposes.--The purposes of the Foundation are--
            (1) in conjunction with the Office of the President's 
        Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, to develop a list and 
        description of programs, events and other activities which would 
        further the purposes and functions outlined in Executive Order 
        13265, as amended, and with respect to which combined private 
        and governmental efforts would be beneficial;
            (2) to encourage and promote the participation by private 
        organizations in the activities referred to in subsection (b)(1) 
        and to encourage and promote private gifts of money and other 
        property to support those activities; and
            (3) in consultation with such Office, to undertake and 
        support activities to further the purposes and functions of such 
        Executive Order.

    (c) Prohibition on Federal Funding.--The Foundation may not accept 
any Federal funds.
SEC. 3. BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE FOUNDATION.

    (a) Establishment and Membership.--The Foundation shall have a 
governing Board of Directors (hereinafter referred to in this Act as the 
``Board''), which shall consist of 9 members each of whom shall be a 
United States citizen and--
            (1) 3 of whom should be knowledgeable or experienced in one 
        or more fields directly connected with physical fitness, sports, 
        nutrition, or the relationship between health status and 
        physical exercise; and

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            (2) 6 of whom should be leaders in the private sector with a 
        strong interest in physical fitness, sports, nutrition, or the 
        relationship between health status and physical exercise.

The membership of the Board, to the extent practicable, should represent 
diverse professional specialties relating to the achievement of physical 
fitness through regular participation in programs of exercise, sports, 
and similar activities, or to nutrition. The Assistant Secretary for 
Health, the Executive Director of the President's Council on Fitness, 
Sports and Nutrition, the Director for the National Center for Chronic 
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, the Director of the National 
Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and the Director for the Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention shall be ex officio, nonvoting members of 
the Board. Appointment to the Board or its staff shall not constitute 
employment by, or the holding of an office of, the United States for the 
purposes of laws relating to Federal employment.
    (b) <<NOTE: Deadline.>>  Appointments.--Within 90 days from the date 
of enactment of this Act, the members of the Board shall be appointed by 
the Secretary in accordance with this subsection. In selecting 
individuals for appointments to the Board, the Secretary should consult 
with--
            (1) the Speaker of the House of Representatives concerning 
        the appointment of one member;
            (2) the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives 
        concerning the appointment of one member;
            (3) the Majority Leader of the Senate concerning the 
        appointment of one member;
            (4) the President Pro Tempore concerning the appointment of 
        one member;
            (5) the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives 
        concerning the appointment of one member; and
            (6) the Minority Leader of the Senate concerning the 
        appointment of one member.

    (c) Terms.--The members of the Board shall serve for a term of 6 
years, except that the original members of the Board shall be appointed 
for staggered terms as determined appropriate by the 
Secretary. <<NOTE: Deadline.>>  A vacancy on the Board shall be filled 
within 60 days of the vacancy in the same manner in which the original 
appointment was made and shall be for the balance of the term of the 
individual who was replaced. No individual may serve more than 2 
consecutive terms as a member.

    (d) Chairman.--The Chairman shall be elected by the Board from its 
members for a 2-year term and shall not be limited in terms or service, 
other than as provided in subsection (c).
    (e) Quorum.--A majority of the current membership of the Board shall 
constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
    (f) Meetings.--The Board shall meet at the call of the Chairman at 
least once a year. If a member misses 3 consecutive regularly scheduled 
meetings, that member may be removed from the Board and the vacancy 
filled in accordance with subsection (c).
    (g) Reimbursement of Expenses.--Members of the Board shall serve 
without pay, but may be reimbursed for the actual and necessary 
traveling and subsistence expenses incurred by them in the performance 
of the duties of the Foundation, subject to the same limitations on 
reimbursement that are imposed upon employees of Federal agencies.

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    (h) Limitations.--The following limitations apply with respect to 
the appointment of employees of the Foundation:
            (1) Employees may not be appointed until the Foundation has 
        sufficient funds to pay them for their service. No individual so 
        appointed may receive a salary in excess of the annual rate of 
        basic pay in effect for Executive Level V in the Federal 
        service. A member of the Board may not receive compensation for 
        serving as an employee of the Foundation.
            (2) The first employee appointed by the Board shall be the 
        Secretary of the Board who shall serve, at the direction of the 
        Board, as its chief operating officer and shall be knowledgeable 
        and experienced in matters relating to physical fitness, sports, 
        and nutrition.
            (3) No Public Health Service employee nor the spouse or 
        dependent relative of such an employee may serve as a member of 
        the Board of Directors or as an employee of the Foundation.
            (4) Any individual who is an employee or member of the Board 
        of the Foundation may not (in accordance with the policies 
        developed under subsection (i)) personally or substantially 
        participate in the consideration or determination by the 
        Foundation of any matter that would directly or predictably 
        affect any financial interest of--
                    (A) the individual or a relative (as such term is 
                defined in section 109(16) of the Ethics in Government 
                Act, 1978) of the individual; or
                    (B) any business organization, or other entity, of 
                which the individual is an officer or employee, is 
                negotiating for employment, or in which the individual 
                has any other financial interest.

    (i) General Powers.--The Board may complete the organization of the 
Foundation by--
            (1) appointing employees;
            (2) adopting a constitution and bylaws consistent with the 
        purposes of the Foundation and the provision of this Act; and
            (3) undertaking such other acts as may be necessary to carry 
        out the provisions of this Act.

In establishing bylaws under this subsection, the Board shall provide 
for policies with regard to financial conflicts of interest and ethical 
standards for the acceptance, solicitation and disposition of donations 
and grants to the Foundation.
SEC. 4. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE FOUNDATION.

    (a) In General.--The Foundation--
            (1) shall have perpetual succession;
            (2) may conduct business throughout the several States, 
        territories, and possessions of the United States;
            (3) shall have its principal offices in or near the District 
        of Columbia; and
            (4) shall at all times maintain a designated agent 
        authorized to accept service of process for the Foundation.

The serving of notice to, or service of process upon, the agent required 
under paragraph (4), or mailed to the business address of such agent, 
shall be deemed as service upon or notice to the Foundation.
    (b) Seal.--The Foundation shall have an official seal selected by 
the Board which may be used as provided for in section 5.

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    (c) Incorporation; Nonprofit Status.--To carry out the purposes of 
the Foundation under section 2, the Board shall--
            (1) <<NOTE: District of Columbia.>>  incorporate the 
        Foundation in the District of Columbia; and
            (2) establish such policies and bylaws as may be necessary 
        to ensure that the Foundation maintains status as an 
        organization that is described in section 501(c)(3) of the 
        Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

    (d) Powers.--Subject to the specific provisions of section 2, the 
Foundation, in consultation with the Office of the President's Council 
on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition, shall have the power, directly or by 
the awarding of contracts or grants, to carry out or support activities 
for the purposes described in such section.
    (e) Treatment of Property.--For purposes of this Act, an interest in 
real property shall be treated as including easements or other rights 
for preservation, conservation, protection, or enhancement by and for 
the public of natural, scenic, historic, scientific, educational 
inspirational or recreational resources. A gift, devise, or bequest may 
be accepted by the Foundation even though it is encumbered, restricted, 
or subject to beneficial interests of private persons if any current or 
future interest therein is for the benefit of the Foundation.
SEC. 5. PROTECTION AND USES OF TRADEMARKS AND TRADE NAMES.

    (a) Trademarks of the Foundation.--Authorization for a contributor, 
or a supplier of goods or services, to use, in advertising regarding the 
contribution, goods, or services, the trade name of the Foundation, or 
any trademark, seal, symbol, insignia, or emblem of the Foundation may 
be provided only by the Foundation with the concurrence of the Secretary 
or the Secretary's designee.
    (b) Trademarks of the Council.--Authorization for a contributor or 
supplier described in subsection (a) to use, in such advertising, the 
trade name of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition, 
or any trademark, seal, symbol, insignia, or emblem of such Council, may 
be provided--
            (1) by the Secretary or the Secretary's designee; or
            (2) by the Foundation with the concurrence of the Secretary 
        or the Secretary's designee.
SEC. 6. AUDIT, REPORT REQUIREMENTS, AND PETITION OF ATTORNEY 
                    GENERAL FOR EQUITABLE RELIEF.

    (a) Audits.--For purposes of the Act entitled ``An Act for audit of 
accounts of private corporations established under Federal law'', 
approved August 30, 1964 (Public Law 88-504, 36 U.S.C. 1101-1103), the 
Foundation shall be treated as a private corporation under Federal law. 
The Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services and 
the Comptroller General of the United States shall have access to the 
financial and other records of the Foundation, upon reasonable notice.
    (b) Report.--The Foundation shall, not later than 60 days after the 
end of each fiscal year, transmit to the Secretary and to Congress a 
report of its proceedings and activities during such year, including a 
full and complete statement of its receipts, expenditures, and 
investments.
    (c) Relief With Respect to Certain Foundation Acts or Failure To 
Act.--If the Foundation--

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            (1) engages in, or threatens to engage in, any act, practice 
        or policy that is inconsistent with its purposes set forth in 
        section 2(b); or
            (2) refuses, fails, or neglects to discharge its obligations 
        under this Act, or threaten to do so;

the Attorney General of the United States may petition in the United 
States District Court for the District of Columbia for such equitable 
relief as may be necessary or appropriate.

    Approved December 22, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1275:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
            Dec. 9, considered and passed Senate.
            Dec. 14, considered and passed House.

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