An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The sum of $51,633,000 is appropriated for the expenses of the Smithsonian Institution including: research; development, preservation, and documentation of the National Collections; presentation of public exhibits and performances; collection, preparation, dissemination, and exchange of information and publications; education, training, and museum assistance programs; maintenance and protection of buildings, facilities, and approaches; purchase or rental of two passenger motor vehicles; and purchase, rental, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for employees. For payments in foreign currencies, the sum of $3,500,000 is provided for carrying out museum programs, scientific and cultural research, and related educational activities. The sum of $1,600,000 is appropriated for necessary expenses of the Science Information Exchange.
  • The sum of $675,000 is provided for the planning, construction, remodeling, and equipping of buildings and facilities at the National Zoological Park. The sum of $5,014,000 is appropriated for the expenses of restoration and renovation of buildings owned or occupied by the Smithsonian Institution. The sum of $13,000,000 is provided for the construction and equipment of a building for a National Air and Space Museum. In addition, the Administrator of the General Services Administration is authorized to enter into contracts in an amount not to exceed $27,000,000.
  • The sum of $5,420,000 is appropriated for the upkeep and operations of the National Gallery of Art including: protection and care of the works of art; 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, and repair of buildings, approaches, and grounds; purchase of one passenger motor vehicle; and restoration and repair of works of art for the National Gallery of Art.
  • The sum of $800,000 is provided for carrying out the provisions of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356). The sum of $1,500,000 is appropriated for the expenses necessary for operating and maintaining the non-performing arts functions of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Subject

  • Kennedy, John F (John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963
  • United States General Services Administration
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.)
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356)
  • Foreign Currency Program (FCP)
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 86 Stat. 508
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

86 Stat. 508 (1972); Pub. L. No. 92-369 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1973
  • 08/10/1972

Topic

  • Communication in science
  • Art
  • Elevators
  • Motor vehicles
  • Membership
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Entertainers
  • Associations, institutions, etc
  • Protection
  • Salaries
  • Watchmen
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Museums
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Uniforms
  • International exchanges
  • Museum finance
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Preservation of materials
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Science Information Exchange
  • National Collections
  • Art objects--Conservation and restoration
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Membership
  • Buildings--Protection
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Elevator operators
  • Museum exhibits
  • Officials and employees--Salaries
  • Performing arts
  • Museum publications

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 508, 522-24

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