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Public Law No: 108-410 (10/30/2004)

 
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Public Law 108-410
108th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend the John F. Kennedy Center Act to authorize appropriations for 
   the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Oct. 30, 2004 -  [H.R. 5294]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: John F. Kennedy 
Center Reauthorization Act of 2004.>> 

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. <<NOTE: 20 USC 76h note.>> 

    This Act may be cited as the ``John F. Kennedy Center 
Reauthorization Act of 2004''.

SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    Section 13 of the John F. Kennedy Center Act (20 U.S.C. 76r) is 
amended by striking subsections (a) and (b) and inserting the following:
    ``(a) Maintenance, Repair, and Security.--There are authorized to be 
appropriated to the Board to carry out section 4(a)(1)(H)--
            ``(1) $17,000,000 for fiscal year 2004; and
            ``(2) $18,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2005, 2006, and 
        2007.

    ``(b) Capital Projects.--There are authorized to be appropriated to 
the Board to carry out subparagraphs (F) and (G) of section 4(a)(1)--
            ``(1) $16,000,000 for fiscal year 2004; and
            ``(2) $18,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2005, 2006, and 
        2007.''.

SEC. 3. JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER PLAZA.

    (a) Responsibilities of the Secretary.--Section 12(b) of the John F. 
Kennedy Center Act (20 U.S.C. 76q-1(b)) is amended by adding at the end 
the following:
            ``(6) Project team.--
                    ``(A) Establishment.--To further construction of the 
                Project, the Secretary shall establish a Project Team.
                    ``(B) Membership.--The Project Team shall be 
                composed of the following members:
                          ``(i) The Secretary (or the Secretary's 
                      designee).
                          ``(ii) The Administrator of General Services 
                      (or the Administrator's designee).
                          ``(iii) The Chairman of the Board (or the 
                      Chairman's designee).
                          ``(iv) Such other individuals as the Project 
                      Team considers appropriate.
                    ``(C) Project director.--The Project Team shall have 
                a Project Director who shall be appointed by the 
                Secretary, in consultation with the Administrator of 
                General Services

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                and the Chairman of the Board. The Project Director 
                shall report directly to the Project Team.''.

    (b) Responsibilities of the Board.--
            (1) In general.--Section 12(c)(1) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 
        76q-1(c)(1)) is amended by inserting ``, in consultation with 
        the Project Team,'' after ``The Board''.
            (2) Construction of buildings.--Section 12(c)(3) of such Act 
        (20 U.S.C. 76q-1(c)(3)) is amended by inserting ``, in 
        consultation with the Project Team,'' after ``The Board''.
            (3) Approval by project team.--Section 12(c) of such Act (20 
        U.S.C. 76q-1(c)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
            ``(5) Approval by project team.--Notwithstanding section 
        5(e), any decision by the Board that will significantly affect, 
        as determined by the Project Team in consultation with the 
        Board, the scope, cost, schedule, or engineering feasibility of 
        any element of the Project, other than buildings to be 
        constructed on the Plaza, shall be subject to the approval of 
        the Project Team.''.

    (c) GAO Review.--Section 12 of such Act (20 U.S.C. 76q-1) is amended 
by adding at the end the following:
    ``(g) GAO Review.-- <<NOTE: Report.>> Until completion of the 
Project, the Comptroller General shall review the management and 
oversight of construction of the Project by the Board and report 
periodically on the results of the review to the Committee on 
Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and 
the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate.''.

    Approved October 30, 2004.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5294:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 150 (2004):
            Oct. 8, considered and passed House.
            Oct. 11, considered and passed Senate.

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