An Act To codify without substantive change recent laws related to money and finance and to improve the United States Code

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This Act amends title 31 of the United States Code. Section 1305(6) is amended to read as follows: "(6) to pay the interest on the fund derived from the bequest of James Smithson, for the construction of buildings and expenses of the Smithsonian Institution, at the rates determined under section 5590 of the Revised Statutes (20 U.S.C. 54).".


  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • United States Code


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 96 Stat. 2467
  • Title 31, Money and Finance
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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96 Stat. 2467 (1983); Pub. L. No. 97-452 (Book)

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


  • 1984
  • 01/12/1983


  • Smithson Bequest
  • Law
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Codification Museum finance
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Law--Codification Museum finance


Public Law

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Number of pages: 14; Page Numbers: 2467-80

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