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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-446—SEPT. 27, 1988

102 STAT. 1819


For necessary expenses of the Smithsonian Institution, as authorized by law, including research in the fields of art, science, and history; development, preservation, and docimientation of the National Collections; presentation of public exhibits and performances; collection, preparation, dissemination, and exchange of information and publications; conduct of education, training, and museum assistance programs; maintenance, alteration, operation, lease (for terms not to exceed ten years), and protection of buildings, facilities, and approaches; not to exceed $1()0,000 for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; up to 5 replacement passenger vehicles; purchase, rental, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for employees; $211,240,000, of which not to exceed $1,206,000 for the instrumentation program shall remain available until expended and, including such funds as may be necessary to support American overseas research centers and a total of $125,000 for the Council of American Overseas Research Centers: Provixied, That funds appropriated herein are available for advance payments to independent contractors performing research services or participating in official Smithsonian presentations. CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENTS, NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK

For necessary expenses of planning, construction, remodeling, and equipping of biiildings and facilities at the National Zoolc^cal Park, by contract or otherwise, $5,305,000, to remain available until expended. RESTORATION AND RENOVATION OF BUILDINGS

For necessary expenses of restoration and renovation of buildings owned or occupied by the Smithsonian Institution, by contract or otherwise, as authorized by section 2 of the Act of August 22, 1949 (63 Stat. 623), including not to exceed $10,000 for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $20,735,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That contracts awarded for environmental sys- Contracts. tems, protection systems, and exterior repair or restoration of buildings of the Smithsonian Institution may be negotiated with selected contractors and awarded on the basis of contractor qualifications as well as price. CONSTRUCTION

For necessary expenses for construction, $8,655,000, to remain available until expended: Provicled, That notwithstanding any other provison of law, the Institution is authorized to transfer to the State of Arizona, the counties of Santa Cruz and/or Pima, a sum not to exceed $150,000 for the purpose of assisting in the construction or maintenance of an access to the Whipple Observatory. NATIONAL GALLERY OP ART SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For the upkeep and operations of the National Gallery of Art, the protection and care of the works of art therein, and administrative