Joint Resolution Providing for renaming the National Cultural Center as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, authorizing an appropriation therefor, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The National Cultural Center Act (72 Stat. 1698) is amended. The National Cultural Center is renamed the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The Board shall transmit to Congress a detailed report of any memorial which it proposes to provide within the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and no such memorial shall be provided until the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution shall have approved such memorial. The sum of $15,500,000 is appropriated for use in accordance with this Act. To finance necessary parking facilities for the Center, the Board may issue revenue bonds to the Secretary of the Treasury payable from revenues accruing to the Board.
  • The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to accept on behalf of the United States any gift to the United States which he finds has been contributed in honor of or in memory of the late President John F. Kennedy. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, designated by this Act, shall be the sole national memorial to the late John Fitzgerald Kennedy within the city of Washington and its environs.

Subject

  • Kennedy, John F (John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963
  • Board of Regents
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.)
  • United States. Secretary of the Treasury

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 78 Stat. 4
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

Issued as S. J. Res. 136

Contained within

78 Stat. 4 (1964); Pub. L. No. 88-260 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1965
  • 01/23/1964

Topic

  • Museum finance
  • Memorials
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Bonds
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Gifts

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 4-5

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