An Act To authorize the Smithsonian Institution to employ aliens in a scientific or technical capacity

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The Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, subject to adequate security and other investigations as he may determine to be appropriate, and subject further to a prior determination by him that no qualified United States citizen is available for the particular position involved, is authorized to employ and compensate aliens in a scientific or technical capacity at authorized rates of compensation without regard to statutory provisions prohibiting payment of compensation to aliens.


Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 78 Stat. 754
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

78 Stat. 754 (1964); Pub. L. No. 88-549 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 1965
  • 08/31/1964


  • Aliens
  • Secretaries
  • Wages
  • Foreign workers
  • Alien labor
  • Wages--Alien labor


Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 754

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