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Public Law No: 109-153 (12/30/2005)

 
[109th Congress Public Law 153]
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Public Law 109-153
109th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To provide financial assistance for the rehabilitation of the Benjamin 
   Franklin National Memorial in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the 
 development of an exhibit to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the 
    birth of Benjamin Franklin. <<NOTE: Dec. 30, 2005 -  [S. 652]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Benjamin 
Franklin National Memorial Commemoration Act of 2005.>> 

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Benjamin Franklin National Memorial 
Commemoration Act of 2005''.

SEC. 2. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN NATIONAL MEMORIAL.

    The Secretary of the Interior may provide a grant to the Franklin 
Institute to--
            (1) rehabilitate the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial 
        (including the Franklin statue) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 
        and
            (2) develop an interpretive exhibit relating to Benjamin 
        Franklin, to be displayed at a museum adjacent to the Benjamin 
        Franklin National Memorial.

SEC. 3. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    (a) In General.--There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out 
this Act $10,000,000.
    (b) Required Match.--The Secretary of the Interior shall require the 
Franklin Institute to match any amounts provided to the Franklin 
Institute under this Act.

    Approved December 30, 2005.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 652:
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 109-147 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 151 (2005):
            Nov. 16, considered and passed Senate.
            Dec. 18, considered and passed House.

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