102 STAT. 1782
PUBLIC LAW 100-446—SEPT. 27, 1988
Una, subject to enactment of authorizing l^slation: Provided further. That notwithstanding the provisions of Public Law 95-625, the Secretary may initiate condemnation with the consent of the owner of property, improved or unimproved, within the boundary or at a currently authorized administrative site of the New River Gorge National River, West Virginia. JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
For expenses necessary for operating and maintaining the nonperforming arts functions of the John P. Kennedy Center for the 20 USC 76/note. Performing Arts, $5,181,000: Provided, That contracts hereafter awarded for environmental systems, housekeeping, protection systems, and repair or renovation of buildings of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts may be negotiated with selected contractors and awarded on the basis of contractor qualifications as well as price. ILLINOIS AND MICHIGAN CANAL NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR COMMISSION
For operation of the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor Commission, $250,000. AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL ADMINISTRATION
For expenses necessary to pay awards resulting from claims by licensees against the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration and its successors, $4,765,000: Provided, That payment of awards shall occur no later than 30 days after enactment of this Act. NATIONAL FILM PRESERVATION BOARD SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the National Film Preservation Board National Film in the Library of Congress, $250,000: Provided, That the following Preservation Act m ^ be cited as the "National Film Preservation Act of 1988": of 1988. The Congress finds that— •2 USC 178 note. (1) motion pictures are an indigenous American art form that 2 USC 178. hag been emulated throughout the world; (2) certain motion pictures represent an enduring part of our Nation's historical and cultural heritage; and (3) it is appropriate and necessary for the Federal Government to recognize motion pictures as a significant American art form deserving of protection. 2 USC 178a.
SEC. 2. NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY.
The Librarian of Congress (hereafter in this Act referred to as the "Librarian") shall establish a National Film R^istry pursuant to the provisions of this Act, for the purpose of rcsiistering films that are culturally, historically, or aesthetically signincant. 2 USC 178b.
SEC. 3. DUTIES OF LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS.
(a) POWERS.—(1) The Librarian shall, after consultation with the BoJard established pursuant to section 8, and pursuant to the rulemaking procedures provided in subchapter II of chapter 5 of title 5, United States Code, known as the Adoiinistrative Procedures Act—