S.523 - National African-American Museum Act102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Simon, Paul [D-IL] (Introduced 02/28/1991)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration | House - House Administration; Public Works and Transportation|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 102-306|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/09/1992 Referred jointly to the House Committee on Public Works + Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.523 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (10/03/1992)
Title I: National African American Museum - National African American Museum Act - Establishes within the Smithsonian Institution the National African American Museum (the Museum) to be operated as a center for scholarship and museum training and a location for education, research, events, and collection and display of items and materials relating to the life, art, history, and culture of African Americans.
Authorizes the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution (Board of Regents) to plan, design, reconstruct, and renovate the Arts and Industries Building to house the Museum.
Establishes a Board of Trustees of the Museum (Board of Trustees) in the Smithsonian Institution. Sets forth various duties of the Board of Trustees, including: (1) establishing and supporting cooperative programs with other museums and institutions; and (2) reporting annually to the Board of Regents.
Directs the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution to appoint a Director to manage the Museum.
Title II: Extension of the National Air and Space Museum - Authorizes the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to plan and design an extension of the National Air and Space Museum at Washington Dulles International Airport. Authorizes appropriations.