An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The sum of $44,701,000 is appropriated for the expenses of the Smithsonian Institution, including: research; preservation, exhibition, and increase of collections from Government; international exchanges; anthropological research; maintenance of the Astrophysical Observatory; administration of the National Collection of Fine Arts and the National Portrait Gallery; operation and maintenance of the National Zoological Park; purchase acquisition, and transportation of specimens; purchase or rental of two passenger motor vehicles; purchase, rental, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for guards, animal keepers, and elevator operators; repairs and alterations of buildings; and preparation of manuscripts, drawings, and illustrations for publications.
  • The sum of $3,500,000 is appropriated for carrying out museum programs and related research in the natural sciences and cultural history under the provisions of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954. The sum of $1,300,000 is provided for the necessary expenses of the Science Information Exchange. The sum of $200,000 is appropriated for the expenses of planning, construction, remodeling, and equipping of buildings and facilities at the National Zoological Park. The sum of $55,000 is appropriated for the necessary expenses of restoration and renovation of buildings owned or occupied by the Smithsonian Institution. The sum of $5,597,000 is provided for the expenses of the preparation of plans and specifications for the construction of a building for a National Air and Space Museum and for the Construction of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
  • The sum of $4,713,000 is appropriated for the upkeep and operations of the National Gallery of Art including: protection and care of the works of art therein; payment in advance when authorized by the treasurer of the Gallery for membership in library, museum, and art associations or societies whose publications or services are available to members only or to members at a price lower than to the general public; purchase, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for guards and elevator operators; purchase, or rental of devices and services for protecting buildings and contents thereof; maintenance, alteration, improvement and repair of buildings and grounds; and restoration and repair of works of art for the National Gallery of Art. The sum of $695,000 is provided for the expenses in carrying out the provisions of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356) including hire of passenger vehicles and services.

Author

92d Congress, Sess. 1, 1971

Subject

  • Hirshhorn, Joseph H
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954
  • Astrophysical Observatory
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356)
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 85 Stat. 229
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

85 Stat. 229 (1971); Pub. L. No. 92-76 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1972
  • 08/10/1971

Topic

  • Art
  • Natural History
  • Anthropology
  • Elevators
  • Motor vehicles
  • Education
  • Membership
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Associations, institutions, etc
  • Protection
  • Salaries
  • Watchmen
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Museums
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Manuscripts
  • Uniforms
  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Zoo keepers
  • Preservation of materials
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Science Information Exchange
  • Art objects--Conservation and restoration
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Membership
  • Buildings--Protection
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Elevator operators
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Natural history
  • Officials and employees--Salaries
  • Museum publications
  • Research

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 229, 243-44

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