An Act To authorize the Smithsonian Institution to plan and construct facilities for certain science activities of the Institution, and for other purposes

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Summary

The Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution is authorized to plan and construct facilities for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. The following sums are appropriated: $4,500,000 for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and $11,100,000 for the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Any portion of these sums may be transferred to the General Services Administration which, in consultation with the Smithsonian Institution, is authorized to enter into contracts.

Subject

  • Board of Regents
  • United States General Services Administration
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 100 Stat. 963
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

100 Stat. 963 (1986); Pub. L. No. 99-423 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1989
  • 09/30/1986

Topic

  • Observatories
  • Research and development contracts
  • Biological Stations
  • Research

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 963

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