S.Con.Res.13 - A bill authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the opening ceremonies of Sunrayce 99.106th Congress (1999-2000)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Allard, Wayne [R-CO] (Introduced 02/24/1999)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/24/1999 Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in Senate (02/24/1999)
[Congressional Bills 106th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. Con. Res. 13 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 106th CONGRESS 1st Session S. CON. RES. 13 Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the opening ceremonies of Sunrayce 99. _______________________________________________________________________ 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 _______________________________________________________________________ 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. <all>