Summary: S.643 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 108-413 (10/30/2004)

Hibben Center Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior: (1) to enter into an agreement with the University of New Mexico to lease space in the Hibben Center for Archaeological Research for research on and curation of the archaeological research collections of the National Park Service relating to the Chaco Culture National Historical Park and Aztec Ruins National Monument; (2) upon execution of the lease, to contribute to the University up to 37 percent of the cost of construction of the Center (not to exceed $1.75 million) and the cost of improvements (not to exceed $2,488,000); and (3) to enter into cooperative agreements with the University, Federal agencies, and Indian tribes for the curation and conduct of research on artifacts and to encourage collaborative management of the Chacoan archaeological artifacts associated with northwestern New Mexico. Authorizes appropriations.