An Act To amend the Act of October 15, 1966 (80 Stat. 953; 20 U.S.C. 65a), relating to the National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, so as to authorize additional appropriations to the Smithsonian Institution for carrying out the purposes of said Act

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Summary

  • Section 2 (b) of the National Museum Act of 1966 (20 U.S.C. 65a) is amended to increase the appropriation for the Smithsonian Institution to no more than $1,000,000 to be allocated as follows: 33 1/3 percentum shall be available for the purposes of clause (2) of subsection (a); 33 1/3 per centum shall be available for transfer to the National Endowment for the Arts for assistance to museums under section 5 c of the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965; and 33 1/3 percentum shall be available for transfer to the National Endowment for the Humanities for assistance to museums under section 7 c of the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965.
  • Section 2 (a) (2) of the National Museum Act of 1966 (20 U.S.C. 65a (2)) is amended to read as follows: "(2) prepare and carry out programs by grant, contract, or directly for training career employees in museum practices in cooperation with museums, their professional organizations, and institution of higher education either at the Smithsonian Institution or at the cooperating museum, organization, or institutions".

Subject

  • National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
  • National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 951)
  • National Museum Act of 1966

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 84 Stat. 1875
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

84 Stat. 1875 (1970); Pub. L. No. 91-629 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1971
  • 12/31/1970

Topic

  • Museum finance
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Museums
  • Museums--Educational aspects

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 1875

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