An Act To authorize a study of facilities and services to be furnished visitors and students coming to the Nation's Capital

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Summary

  • A Study Commission is created which shall make a full and complete investigation and study of sites and plans to provide facilities and services for visitors and students coming to the Nation's Capital. The study may include provisions for: exhibits, lectures, films, providing information and assistance to visitors, providing specialized information and assistance to foreign visitors, providing special services to visiting student groups, and providing auxiliary services such as parking, local transportation, and information centers at strategic locations.
  • The Study Commission shall be composed of the Secretary of the Interior, the Administrator of General Services, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the Chairman of the Council on the Arts and Humanities, the Chairman of the National Capital Planning Commission, the Chairman of the Commission of Fine Arts, six members of the Senate, and six members of the House of Representatives, and three additional members appointed by the President. The Secretary of the Interior shall be the Chairman of the Study Commission. The Commission shall report the results of its study and investigation to Congress not later than September 15, 1967. The sum of $60,000 is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this Act.

Subject

  • Administrator of General Services
  • Chairman of the Commission of Fine Arts
  • Chairman of the Council on the Arts and Humanities
  • Chairman of the National Capital Planning Commission
  • United States Dept. of the Interior
  • United States Congress House
  • United States Congress Senate
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 80 Stat. 1424
  • Title 05, Government Organization and Employees
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

80 Stat. 1424 (1966); Pub. L. No. 89-790 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1967
  • 11/07/1966

Topic

  • Visitors' centers
  • Secretaries
  • Finance
  • Administrative agencies
  • Museum finance
  • Parking lots
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Students
  • Information services
  • Exhibitions
  • Motion pictures
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Parking garages
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • Visitors' centers--Washington (D.C.)

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1424-25

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