An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1990, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The sum of $228,553,000 is appropriated for the necessary expenses of the Smithsonian Institution including: research in the fields of art, science, and history; development, preservation, and documentation of the National Collections; presentation of public exhibits and performances; collection, preparation, dissemination and exchange of information and publications; conduct of education, training, and museum assistance programs; maintenance, alteration, operation and protection of buildings, facilities, and approaches; up to 5 replacement passenger vehicles; purchase, rental, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for employees; and a total of $125,000 for the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. The sum of $6,500,000 is provided for the expenses of planning, construction, remodeling, and equipping of buildings and facilities at the National Zoological Park.
  • The sum of $26,769,000 is appropriated for the necessary expenses of repair and restoration of buildings owned or occupied by the Smithsonian Institution. The sum of $8,320,000 is provided for the expenses for construction. The Institution is authorized to transfer to the State of Arizona a sum not to exceed $150,000 for the purpose of assisting in the construction or maintenance of an access to the Whipple Observatory. The sum of $4,700,000 is provided for the expenses necessary in carrying out the provisions of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356).
  • The sum of $40,712,000 is appropriated for upkeep and operations of the National Gallery of Art including: protection and care of works of art therein; payment in advance when authorized by the Gallery treasurer for membership in library, museum, and art associations or societies whose publications or services are available to members only or to members at a price lower than to the public; purchase, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for guards; purchase or rental of devices and services for protecting buildings and contents thereof; maintenance, alteration, improvement, and repair of buildings, approaches, and grounds; purchase of services for restoration and repair of works of art; and a sum not to exceed $2,370,000 for the special exhibition program. The sum of $1,805,000 is appropriated for necessary expenses of repair, restoration and renovation of Gallery buildings, grounds and facilities.

Subject

  • Whipple, Fred Lawrence 1906-
  • Council of American Overseas Research Centers
  • National Collections
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory
  • Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356)
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 103 Stat. 701
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

103 Stat. 701 (1989); Pub. L. No. 101-121 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1990
  • 10/23/1989

Topic

  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Museums
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Motor vehicles
  • Uniforms
  • Museum finance
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Education
  • Preservation of materials
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Membership
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Associations, institutions, etc
  • Protection
  • Art objects--Conservation and restoration
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Membership
  • Buildings--Protection
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Research

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 701, 736-37

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