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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1260

Study.

1992 World's Fair.

PUBLIC LAW 98-375—AUG. 7, 1984

ing, coordinating, and conducting appropriate commemorative activities. (b) The Secretary of State shall undertake a study of appropriate cooperative actions which might be taken with foreign governments to preserve and develop historic sites related to the voyages of discovery of Christopher Columbus, at such time and in such manner as will ensure that fitting observances and exhibits may be held at each such site during the commemoration. (In particular, the Secretary may consult with the governments of the nations of the Western Hemisphere which share the Columbian heritage and with the governments of Spain and Italy with respect to joint participation in events in the United States and in such nations.) The Secretary shall submit the results of the study to the Commission, together with his recommendations, affording the Commission an opportunity to review the study, and to incorporate such of its findings and recommendations as the Commission may deem appropriate in the report required by section 4 of this Act. (c) The Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities shall cooperate with the Commission, especially in the encouragement and coordination of scholarly works and presentations focusing on the history, culture, and political thought of the period surrounding the voyages of discovery. (d) The Librarian of Congress, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and the Archivist of the United States shall cooperate with the Commission, especially in the development and display of exhibits and collections, and in the development and distribution of bibliographies, catalogs, and other materials relevant to the period. (e) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to restrict, abridge, or otherwise limit the planning, development, conduct, operations, or activities of the 1992 World's Fair to be held in Chicago, Illinois, and in Seville, Spain, nor shall any provision of this Act be construed to vest in the Commission any right or responsibility to regulate or otherwise oversee the planning, development, conduct, operations, or activities of such Fair. DONATIONS

SEC. 7. (a) The Commission may accept donations of money, property, or personal services, except that the Commission may not accept donations— (1) the aggregate value of which exceeds $25,000, in the case of donations from an individual; or (2) the aggregate of which exceeds $50,000, in the case of donations from a foreign government, a corporation, a partnership, or any other person. (b) All books, manuscripts, miscellaneous printed matter, memorabilia, relics, and other materials relating to the period and donated to the Commission may be deposited for preservation in national. State, or local libraries or museums or be otherwise disposed of by the Commission after consultation with the Librarian of Congress, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the Archivist of the United States, or the Administrator of General Services, as the case may be.