H.R.4940 - To designate the museum operated by the Secretary of Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, as the "American Museum of Science and Energy", and for other purposes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3] (Introduced 07/24/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Science|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/27/2000 Message on Senate action sent to the House. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4940 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Designates the museum operated by the Secretary of Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, as the "American Museum of Science and Energy". Declares it the official museum of science and energy in the United States, and confers upon it the sole right to use such name throughout the United States and its possessions.
Passed Senate amended (10/26/2000)
Grants the Secretary certain implementation authority, including volunteer recruitment and training for Museum- related activities. Treats such volunteers as Federal employees for purposes of the Federal Tort Claims Act and compensation for work-related injuries.