98 STAT. 1656
PUBLIC LAW 98-427—SEPT. 28, 1984
Public Law 98-427 98th Congress
An Act Sept. 28, 1984 [S. 2418]
Public buildings and grounds. 2 USC 176 note.
2 USC 176.
Appropriation authorization. 2 USC 176 note.
To authorize and direct the Librarian of Congress, subject to the supervision and authority of a Federal, civilian, or military agency, to proceed with the construction of the Library of Congress Mass Book Deacidiflcation Facility, 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 Librarian of Congress is authorized and directed, subject to the supervision and construction authority of a Federal civilian or military agency, to construct the Library of Congress Mass Book Deacidiflcation Facility in accordance with the general design developed by the Library of Congress and reviewed by the Architect of the Capitol, as set forth in the document entitled "Library of Congress Mass Book Deacidiflcation Facility, Engineering, Design, and Cost Estimate and Drawings", dated December 1983. Such facility shall be constructed on Federal property within seventy-five miles of the United States Capitol Building. SEC. 2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Librarian of Congress shall equip, furnish, operate, and maintain the Library of Congress Mass Book Deacidiflcation Facility. SEC. 3. There are authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1983, sums not to exceed $11,500,000 to carry out the provisions of this Act. Approved September 28, 1984.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 2418 (H.R. 5607): HOUSE REPORT No. 98-938 accompanying H.R. 5607 (Comm. on Public Works and Transportation). SENATE REPORT No. 98-429 (Comm. on Rules and Administration). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): May 18, considered and passed Senate. Sept. 11, H.R. 5607 considered and passed House; S. 2418, amended, passed in lieu. Sept. 17, Senate concurred in House amendment.