An Act To provide for Federal Government recognition of and participation in international expositions proposed to be held in the United States, and for other purposes

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Summary

Any international exposition proposed to be held in the United States shall be eligible to receive the recognition of the Federal Government upon a finding of the President that recognition will be in the national interest. The Federal Government may participate in an international exposition proposed to be held in the United States only upon the authorization of the Congress. The Secretary of Commerce is authorized and directed to establish and maintain standards, definitions, and criteria to carry out the purposes of this Act. Standards, definitions, and criteria established by the Secretary and such revisions in them as he may make from time to time shall be published in the Federal Register. There are authorized to be appropriated such sums, not to exceed $200,000 in any fiscal year, as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act.

Author

91st Congress, Sess. 2, 1970-71

Subject

  • Federal Register
  • United States. Secretary of Commerce
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 84 Stat. 271
  • Title 36, Patriotic and National Observances, Ceremonies and Organizations
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

84 Stat. 271 (1970); Pub. L. No. 91-269 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1971
  • 05/27/1970

Topic

Exhibitions

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 271-72

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