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[82 STAT. 443]
[82 STAT. 443]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-425-JULY 26, 1968


be available, in addition to other appropriations to the Smithsonian Institution, for payments in the foregoing currencies. CONSTRUCTION A N D IMPROVEMENTS, N A T I O N A L ZOOLOGICAL


For necessary expenses of planning, construction, remodeling, and equipping of buildings and facilities at the National Zoological Park, $300,000, to remain available until expended. RESTORATION A N D RENOVATION OF B U I L D I N G S

For necessary expenses of restoration and renovation of buildings owned or occupied by the Smithsonian Institution, 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, $400,000, to remain available until expended.

20 USC 53a. so Stat. 4i6.


For an additional amount for necessary expenses of the preparation of plans and specifications and for the construction of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, $2,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such sums as are necessary may be transferred to the General Services Administration for execution of the work: Provided further, That the Administrator of the General Services Administration is authorized to enter into contracts in an amount not to exceed $14,197,000 for the purposes hereof. SALARIES AND E X P E N S E S, N A T I O N A L GALLERY OF ART

For the upkeep and operation of the National Gallery of Art, the protection and care of the works of art therein, and administrative expenses incident thereto, as authorized by the Act of March 24, 1937 (50 Stat. 51), as amended by the public resolution of April 13, 1939 (Public Resolution 9, Seventy-sixth Congress), including services as 53 Stat. 577 20 authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; payment in advance when authorized 75. u s e 71-74, by the treasurer of the Gallery for membership in library, museum, and art associations or societies whose publications or services are available to members only, or to members at a price lower than to the general public; purchase, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for guards and elevator operators and uniforms, or allowances therefor, for other employees as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902); purchase, or ^o Stat. sos; rental of devices and services for protecting buildings and contents ^^ ^*^ ^^^' thereof, and maintenance, alteration, improvement, and repair of buildings, approaches, and grounds; and not to exceed $20,000 for restoration and repair of works of art for the National Gallery of A r t h^ contracts made, without advertising, with individuals, firms, or organizations at such rates or prices and under such terms and conditions as the Gallery may deem proper; $3,200,000.