An Act To revise, codify, and enact without substantive change certain general and permanent laws, related to money and finance, as title 31, United States Code, "Money and Finance"

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Certain general and permanent laws of the United States, related to money and finance, are revised, codified, and enacted as title 31, United States Code, "Money and Finance". Necessary amounts are appropriated to pay for the construction of buildings and expenses of the Smithsonian Institution, at 6 percent on the fund derived from the bequest of James Smithson. A reference to a law replaced by sections 1-3 of this Act, including a reference in a regulation, order, or other law, is deemed to refer to the corresponding provision enacted by this Act.


  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • United States Code


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 96 Stat. 877
  • Title 31, Money and Finance
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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96 Stat. 877 (1982); Pub. L. No. 97-258 (Book)

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


  • 1984
  • 09/13/1982


  • Smithson Bequest
  • Museum finance
  • Law
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Codification
  • Law--Codification


Public Law

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Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 877, 918, 1067

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