An Act To amend the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 and the Museum Services Act to extend the authorizations of appropriations contained in such Acts, to amend the Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Act to make certain changes in the coverage provisions of such Act, and for other purposes

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Summary

Several technical amendments are listed for the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 954♭. Additional amendments cover: interagency agreements; grants; Federal financial assistance; administrative provisions; and authorization of appropriations. Title II of this Act provides for amendments to the Museum Services Act (20 U.S.C. 962). The amendments refer to competitive service employees; contracts and cooperative agreements; professional museum organization; review and evaluation procedures; and appropriation authorizations. Title III, Amendments to Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Act, provides for an increase in the aggregate amounts covered under indemnity agreements and for deductible amounts under indemnity agreements.

Subject

  • United States Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Act
  • United States Arts and Humanities Act of 1980
  • United States Museum Services Act
  • National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 951)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 94 Stat. 2583
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

This Act may be cited as the "Arts and Humanities Act of 1980".

Contained within

94 Stat. 2583 (1980); Pub. L. No. 96-496 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1981
  • 12/04/1980

Topic

  • Museum finance
  • Antiquities
  • Finance
  • Indemnity
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Museums

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 11; Page Numbers: 2583-93

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