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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1432

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988

Institute, to at least one of the major operating units established under subparagraph (A); (C) provide details of a 2-year program for the Institute, including the Advanced Technology Program; (D) provide details regarding how the Institute will expand and fund the Inventions program in accordance with section 27 of the Act of March 3, 1901; and (E) make no changes in the Center for Building Technology or the Center for Fire Research. (2) The Director may revise the organization plan. Any revision of the organization plan submitted under paragraph (1) shall be submitted to the appropriate committees of the House of Representatives and the Senate at least 60 days before the effective date of such revision. (3) Until the effective date of the organization plan, the major operating units of the Institute shall be the major operating units of the National Bureau of Standards that were in existence on the date of the enactment of this Act and the Advanced Technology Program. SEC. 5113. REPEAL OF PROVISIONS.

The second paragraph of the material relating to the Bureau of Standards in the first section of the Act of July 16, 1914 (15 U.S.C. 280), the last paragraph of the material relating to Contingent and Miscellaneous Expenses in the first section of the Act of March 4, 1913 (15 U.S.C. 281), and the first section of the Act of May 14, 1930 (15 U.S.C. 282) are repealed. SEC. 5114. REPORTS TO CONGRESS; STUDIES BY THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES.

15 USC 271 note.

The Act of March 3, 1901 (15 U.S.C. 271 et seq.) is amended— (1) by redesignating section 23 as section 31; and (2) by adding after section 22 the following new sections: "REPORTS TO CONGRESS

15 USC 278i.

"SEC. 23. (a) The Director shall keep the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate and the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the House of Representatives fully and currently informed with regard to all of the activities of the Institute. "G)) The Director shall justify in writing all changes in policies regarding fees for standard representatives and calibration services occurring after June 30, 1987, including a description of the anticipated impact of any proposed changes on demand for and anticipated revenues from the materials and services. Changes in policy and fees shall not be effective unless and until the Director has submitted the proposed schedule and justification to the Congress and 30 days on which both Houses of Congress are in session have elapsed since such submission, except that the requirement of this sentence shall not apply with respect to adjustments which are based solely on changes in the costs of raw materials or of producing and delivering standard representatives or calibration services. " S T U D I E S BY THE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

Contracts. 15 USC 278j.

"SEC. 24. The Director may periodically contract with the National Research Council for advice and studies to assist the Institute