PUBLIC LAW 8 6 - 7 3 7 - S E P T. 8, 1960
Public Law 86-737 AN ACT September 8, 1960 [S. 3835] To authorize the District of Columbia Civil War Centennial Commission to plan and carry out in the District of Columbia civic programs in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the Civil War; to authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Secretary of Defense to make certain property of the District and of the United States available for the use of such Commission; to authorize the said Commissioners to make certain regulations and permit certain uses to be made of public space, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the District of Columbia Civil War Centennial Commission is authorized and empowered to prepare, arrange, supervise and carry out in the District of Columbia appropriate civic programs to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the Civil War. In carrying out its functions the Commission shall collaborate with the Civil War Centennial Commission established by the joint resolution of September 7, 1959 (71 Stat. 626). SEC. 2. (a) As used in this Act the terms "District of Columbia Civil War Centennial Commission" and "Commission" mean the District of Columbia Civil W a r Centennial Commission created by the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia on April 28, 1959, and the terms "Commissioners of the District of Columbia" and "District Commissioners" mean the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia or their designated agent. (b) The Commission shall consist of such members, and shall continue in existence until such time, as the District Commissioners shall determine. (c) The members of the Commission shall serve without compensation, but shall be paid for all necessary expenses incurred by them in carrying out their duties, including traveling expenses. (d) The Commission shall, in carrying out its functions and duties, be subject to the supervision and control of the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia. (e) The Commission is authorized to utilize such personnel, facilities, and property, real or personal, of the District of Columbia or of the United States as may be made available for the use of said Commission, and under such conditions and at such times as may be prescribed, by the District Commissioners or by the head of the concerned department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States, or by his designated agent. SEC. 3. (a) The members of the District of Columbia Civil W a r Centennial Commission shall not be personally liable in damages for any official action of the said Commission in which the said members participate, nor shall any member of said Commission be liable for any costs that may be taxed against them or the Commission on account of any such official action by them as members of the said Commission, but such costs shall be charged to the District of Columbia and paid as other costs are paid in suits brought against the municipality; nor shall the said Commission or any of its members be required to give any bond or security for costs or damages on any appeal whatever. (b) Service of an individual as a member of the said Commission or in connection with carrying out any activity authorized by this Act shall not be considered as service or employment bringing such individual within the provisions of sections 216, 281, 283, 284, 434, or 1914 of title 18 of the United States Code, or section 190 of the Revised Statutes (5 U.S.C. 99) nor shall any member of the said Commission
D. C. Civil War Centennial Commission. Civic programs.
36 USC 74 1- 749.
Conflict-of-interest, etc. 62 Stat. 694 et seq.