36 USC 150901 - Organization

(a) Federal Charter.— 
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (in this chapter, the corporation) is a federally chartered corporation.
(b) Perpetual Existence.— 
Except as otherwise provided, the corporation has perpetual existence.

36 USC 150902 - Purposes

The purposes of the corporation are
(1) to collect, analyze, develop, and disseminate in the public interest information and recommendations about
(A) protection against radiation; and
(B) radiation measurements, quantities, and units, particularly those concerned with protection against radiation;
(2) to provide a means by which organizations concerned with the scientific and related aspects of protection against radiation and of radiation quantities, units, and measurements may cooperate for effective use of their combined resources, and to stimulate the work of those organizations;
(3) to develop basic concepts about
(A) radiation quantities, units, and measurements;
(B) the application of those concepts; and
(C) protection against radiation; and
(4) to cooperate with the International Commission on Radiological Protection, the Federal Radiation Council, the International Commission on Radiological Units and Measurements, and other national and international organizations, governmental and private, concerned with radiation quantities, units, and measurements and with protection against radiation.

36 USC 150903 - Membership

(a) Eligibility.— 
Except as provided in this chapter, eligibility for membership in the corporation and the rights and privileges of members are as provided in the bylaws.
(b) Voting.— 
Each member (except an honorary or associate member) has one vote on each matter submitted to a vote at a meeting of the members.

36 USC 150904 - Governing body

(a) Board of Directors.— 

(1) The board of directors is the governing body of the corporation. Between meetings of the corporation, the board is responsible for the general policies and program of the corporation. The board is responsible for the control of all funds of the corporation.
(2) The selection of directors and their term of office are as provided in the bylaws.
(b) Officers.— 

(1) The officers of the corporation are a president, one or more vice presidents, a secretary, a treasurer, and other officers as provided in the bylaws. Their duties are as provided in the bylaws.
(2) The officers shall be elected at the annual meeting of the corporation.

36 USC 150905 - Powers

The corporation may
(1) adopt and amend bylaws for the management of its property and the regulation of its affairs;
(2) adopt and alter a corporate seal;
(3) choose directors, officers, trustees, managers, employees, and agents as the activities of the corporation require;
(4) make contracts;
(5) acquire, own, lease, encumber, and transfer property as necessary to carry out the purposes of the corporation;
(6) borrow money, issue instruments of indebtedness, and secure its obligations by granting security interests in its property;
(7) sue and be sued; and
(8) do any other act necessary and proper to carry out the purposes of the corporation.

36 USC 150906 - Restrictions

(a) Stock and Dividends.— 
The corporation may not issue stock or declare or pay a dividend.
(b) Political Activities.— 
The corporation or a director, officer, or agent as such may not contribute to, support, or assist a political party or candidate for office.
(c) Distribution of Income or Assets.— 
The income or assets of the corporation may not inure to the benefit of, or be distributed to, a director, officer, or member during the life of the corporation or on its dissolution or final liquidation. This subsection does not prevent the payment of reasonable compensation to an officer in an amount approved by the board of directors.
(d) Loans.— 
The corporation may not make a loan to a director, officer, or employee. Directors who vote for or assent to making a loan to a director, officer, or employee, and officers who participate in making the loan, are jointly and severally liable to the corporation for the amount of the loan until it is repaid.

36 USC 150907 - Principal office

The principal office of the corporation shall be in the District of Columbia or another place decided by the board of directors. However, the activities of the corporation may be conducted throughout the world.

36 USC 150908 - Records and inspection

(a) Records.— 
The corporation shall keep
(1) correct and complete records of account;
(2) minutes of the proceedings of its members, board of directors, and committees having any of the authority of its board of directors; and
(3) at its principal office, a record of the names and addresses of its members entitled to vote.
(b) Inspection.— 
A member entitled to vote, or an agent or attorney of the member, may inspect the records of the corporation for any proper purpose, at any reasonable time.

36 USC 150909 - Statement required in audit report

The corporation shall include in the audit report statement required under section 10101 (b)(1)(B) of this title a schedule of all contracts requiring payments greater than $10,000 and all payments of compensation or fees at a rate greater than $10,000 a year.

36 USC 150910 - Service of process

The corporation shall have a designated agent in the District of Columbia to receive service of process for the corporation. Notice to or service on the agent, or mailed to the business address of the agent, is notice to or service on the corporation.

36 USC 150911 - Liability for acts of officers and agents

The corporation is liable for the acts of its officers and agents acting within the scope of their authority.

36 USC 150912 - Distribution of assets on dissolution or final liquidation

On dissolution or final liquidation of the corporation, any assets remaining after the discharge of all liabilities shall be distributed as provided by the board of directors, but consistent with the purposes of the corporation and in compliance with the bylaws.