An Act To amend the National Cultural Center Act

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Subsection (b) of section 7 of the National Cultural Center Act (72 Stat. 1698) is amended by striking out the period at the end thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "; except that such funds or property, and the income therefrom, shall vest in an organization designated by the donor of such funds or property at the time of the making of the donation thereof, if, at such time, such organization is described in section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 and is exempt under section 501 (a) of such Code, and if, at such time, a contribution, bequest, legacy, devise, or transfer to such organization is deductible under section 170,2055, or 2106 of such Code."


  • National Cultural Center Act
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.)


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  • 73 Stat. 573
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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73 Stat. 573 (1959); Pub. L. No. 86-297 (Book)

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  • 1960
  • 09/21/1959


  • Internal Revenue Code
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Public Law

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Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 573

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