S.2137 - A bill to amend the Act of October 15, 1966 (80 Stat. 953, 20 U.S.C. 65a), relating to the National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, so as to authorize additional appropriations to the Smithsonian Institution for carrying out the purposes of said Act.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Scott, Hugh [R-PA] (Introduced 07/10/1973)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration | House - House Administration|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 93-868; H.Rept 93-1162|
|Latest Action:||07/12/1974 Public law 93-345. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2137 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 93-345 (07/12/1974)
Revises the National Museum Act of 1966 by specifying that the research on the development of museums should be continued with an emphasis on museum conservation and the development of a national institute for museum conservation.
Authorizes the appropriation to the Smithsonian Institution of such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of the National Museum Act of 1966, provided that no more than $1,000,000 be appropriated annually through fiscal year 1977, of which no less than $200,000 annually be allocated and used to carry out the purposes of this Act.