An Act To authorize the Administrator of General Services to transfer to the Smithsonian Institution without reimbursement the General Post Office Building and the site thereof located in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The Administrator of General Services is authorized to transfer to the Smithsonian Institution, in accordance with section 202 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 483), without reimbursement, and for use by the Smithsonian Institution for certain art galleries and related functions, the General Post Office Building with any attached underground structures and the site of such building, located between Seventh and Eighth Streets Northwest and E and F Streets Northwest, in the District of Columbia. The Administrator, at the earliest practicable date, shall relocate all operations of the United States International Trade Commission to a building in downtown Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Upon the accomplishment of the relocation, the Administrator shall declare the property referred to in the first section of Act to be excess property as defined in section 3 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949. There is authorized to be appropriated to the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution $40,000,000 for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1984, for renovation and repair of the General Post Office Building.

Subject

  • Board of Regents
  • Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 483)
  • General Post Office Building
  • United States International Trade Commission
  • United States General Services Administration

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 98 Stat. 2433
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

98 Stat. 2433 (1984); Pub. L. No. 98-523 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1986
  • 10/19/1984

Topic

  • Government property
  • Museum finance
  • Art museums
  • Finance
  • Public buildings
  • Surplus government property
  • Expenditures, Public

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 2433-34

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