An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1992, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • The sum of $283,961,000 is appropriated for the 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, lease and protection of buildings, facilities and approaches.
  • Of this, not to exceed $100,000 is for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; up to 5 replacement passenger vehicles; purchase, rental, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for employees; not to exceed $25,839,000 for the instrumentation program, collections acquisition, Museum Support Center equipment and move, exhibition reinstallation, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the repatriation of skeletal remains program shall remain available until expended and, including such funds as may be necessary to support American overseas research centers and a total of $125,000 for the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. None of the funds appropriated herein shall be made available for acquisition of land at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center before the date of the enactment of an Act authorizing the use of funds for that purpose.
  • Funds previously appropriated in this account for the American Institute of Indian Studies Forward Funded Reserve may be invested in India by the U.S. Embassy in India in interest bearing accounts with interest to be used along with other funds in the account to support ongoing programs of American Institute of Indian Studies. The sum of $8,000,000 is appropriated for expenses of planning, construction, remodeling, and equipping of buildings and facilities at the National Zoological Park. The sum of $24,710,000 is provided for necessary expenses of repair and restoration of buildings owned or occupied by the Smithsonian. The sum of $19,400,000 is appropriated for necessary expenses for construction. None of the funds appropriated herein shall be made available for construction of the East Court Building project, National Museum of Natural History, before the date of the enactment of an Act authorizing the use of funds for that purpose.
  • The sum of $49,192,000 is provided for the upkeep and operations of the National Gallery of Art including: the protection and care of the works of art therein; payment in advance when authorized by the treasurer of the Gallery 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 general public; purchase, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for guards; purchase or rental of devices and services for protecting buildings and contents; maintenance, alteration, improvement, and repair of buildings, approaches, and grounds; purchase of one passenger motor vehicle for replacement only; purchase of services for restoration and repair of works of art for the National Gallery of Art; and not to exceed $3,120,000 for the special exhibition program shall remain available until expended.
  • The sum of $3,600,000 is appropriated for the necessary expenses of repair, restoration and renovation of buildings, grounds and facilities owned or occupied by the National Gallery of Art. Contracts awarded for environmental systems, protection systems, and exterior repair or renovation of buildings may be negotiated with selected contractors and awarded on the basis of contractor qualifications as well as price. The sum of $5,744,000 is provided for expenses necessary in carrying out the provisions of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356).

Author

102d Congress, Sess. 1, 1991

Subject

  • American Institute of Indian Studies
  • Council of American Overseas Research Centers
  • Natural History Building East Courtyard
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)
  • Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356)
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 105 Stat. 990
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

105 Stat. 990 (1991); Pub. L. No. 102-154 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1992
  • 11/13/1991

Topic

  • Communication in science
  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
  • Museums
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Motor vehicles
  • Uniforms
  • Museum finance
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Education
  • Preservation of materials
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Membership
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Associations, institutions, etc
  • Protection
  • National Collections
  • 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: 4; Page Numbers: 990, 1029-31

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