An Act To amend the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 is amended in the following respects: renovation and construction of facilities; planning in the arts; assistance and state allotments; National Council on the Arts and grants without recommendation; and loans made by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • The membership of the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities shall be composed of the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the United States Commissioner of Education, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the Director of the National Science Foundation, the Librarian of Congress, the Director of the National Gallery of Art, the Chairman of the Commission of Fine Arts, the Archivist of the United States, the Commissioner, Public Buildings Service, General Services Administration, a member designated by the Secretary of State, and a member designated by the Secretary of the Interior, a member designated by the Chairman of the Senate Commission on Art and Antiquities, and a member designated by the Speaker of the House.
  • Provisions are made for the allotment of funds and appropriations. An amendment to the Library Services and Construction Act includes research libraries in the definition of "public library."

Subject

  • Archivist of the United States
  • United States Commission of Fine Arts
  • Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities
  • United States General Services Administration
  • Librarian of Congress
  • United States Library Services and Construction Act
  • National Council on Arts
  • National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
  • National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 951)
  • National Science Foundation
  • United States. Secretary of State
  • United States Dept. of the Interior
  • United States Commissioner of Education
  • United States. Congress. Senate. Commission on Art and Antiquities
  • National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 87 Stat. 461
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

This Act may be cited as the "National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Amendments of 1973".

Contained within

87 Stat. 461 (1973); Pub. L. No. 93-133 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1974
  • 10/19/1973

Topic

  • Art in education
  • Humanities
  • Art
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • State
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Cultural policy
  • Learning and scholarship
  • Art--United States
  • Art and state

Place

United States

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 6; Page Numbers: 461-66

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