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106th CONGRESS
  1st Session
S. CON. RES. 13

 Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the opening ceremonies 
                            of Sunrayce 99.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                           February 24, 1999

  Mr. Allard submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was 
         referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration

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                         CONCURRENT RESOLUTION


 
 Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the opening ceremonies 
                            of Sunrayce 99.

    Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), 

SECTION 1. USE OF CAPITOL GROUNDS FOR OPENING CEREMONIES OF SUNRAYCE 
              99.

    The organizers of Sunrayce 99 (in this resolution referred to as 
the ``sponsor'') shall be permitted to sponsor a public event, with 
solar-powered cars, on the Capitol Grounds on June 20, 1999, or on such 
other dates as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the 
Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate may jointly 
designate, to conduct opening ceremonies for Sunrayce 99.

SEC. 2. TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

    (a) In General.--The event authorized by section 1 shall be free of 
admission charge to the public and arranged not to interfere with the 
needs of Congress, under conditions to be prescribed by the Architect 
of the Capitol and the Capitol Police Board.
    (b) Expenses and Liabilities.--The sponsor shall assume full 
responsibility for all expenses and liabilities incident to all 
activities associated with the event.

SEC. 3. EVENT PREPARATIONS.

    (a) Structures and Equipment.--Subject to the approval of the 
Architect of the Capitol, the sponsor may erect upon the Capitol 
Grounds such stage, sound amplification devices, and other related 
structures and equipment as may be required for the event authorized by 
section 1.
    (b) Additional Arrangements.--The Architect of the Capitol and the 
Capitol Police Board are authorized to make any such additional 
arrangements as may be required to carry out the event, including 
arrangements to limit access to First Street between Independence 
Avenue Southwest and Constitution Avenue Northwest.

SEC. 4. ENFORCEMENT OF RESTRICTIONS.

    The Capitol Police Board shall provide for enforcement of the 
restrictions contained in section 4 of the Act of July 31, 1946 (40 
U.S.C. 193d; 60 Stat. 718), concerning sales, displays, and 
solicitations on the Capitol Grounds, as well as other restrictions 
applicable to the Capitol Grounds, with respect to the event authorized 
by section 1.

SEC. 5. LIMITATION ON REPRESENTATIONS.

    (a) In General.--The event authorized by section 1 may be conducted 
only after the Architect of the Capitol and the Capitol Police Board 
enter into an agreement with the sponsor that prohibits the sponsor--
            (1) from representing, either directly or indirectly, that 
        this resolution or any activity carried out under this 
        resolution in any way constitutes approval or endorsement by 
        the Federal Government of any product or service offered by the 
        sponsor; and
            (2) from using any photograph taken at the event for a 
        commercial purpose.
    (b) Penalties.--The agreement shall provide for financial penalties 
to be imposed if any photograph is used in violation of this section.
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