(Pub. L. 85–874, § 4,Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1699; Pub. L. 88–260, § 1(3),Jan. 23, 1964, 78 Stat. 4; Pub. L. 98–205, § 4,Dec. 2, 1983, 97 Stat. 1388; Pub. L. 103–279, § 3,July 21, 1994, 108 Stat. 1411; Pub. L. 105–95, § 3(a),Nov. 19, 1997, 111 Stat. 2149; Pub. L. 105–226, §§ 2,
3,Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1513; Pub. L. 107–224, § 4(a),Sept. 18, 2002, 116 Stat. 1343.)
2002—Subsec. (a)(2)(D). Pub. L. 107–224
amended heading and text of subpar. (D) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “In carrying out the duties of the Board under this subchapter, the Board may negotiate any contract for an environmental system for, a protection system for, or a repair to, maintenance of, or restoration of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts with selected contractors and award the contract on the basis of contractor qualifications as well as price.”
1998—Subsec. (a)(1)(G). Pub. L. 105–226
, § 2, amended subpar. (G) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (G) read as follows: “with respect to each feature of the building and site of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that is in existence on July 21, 1994 (including a theater, the garage, the plaza, or a building walkway), plan, design, and construct each capital repair, replacement, improvement, rehabilitation, alteration, or modification necessary for the feature;”.
Subsec. (a)(1)(H)(ii). Pub. L. 105–226
, § 3, amended cl. (ii) generally. Prior to amendment, cl. (ii) read as follows: “with respect to each feature of the building and site of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that is in existence on July 21, 1994 (including a theater, the garage, the plaza, or a building walkway), all necessary maintenance, repair, and alteration of, and all janitorial, security, and other services and equipment necessary for the operation of, the feature, in a manner consistent with requirements for high quality operations; and”.
1997—Subsec. (a)(1)(I). Pub. L. 105–95
added subpar. (I).
1994—Pub. L. 103–279
substituted section catchline for former section catchline, added heading and text of subsec. (a), and struck out former subsec. (a) which read as follows: “The Board shall—
“(1) present classical and contemporary music, opera, drama, dance, and poetry from this and other countries,
“(2) present lectures and other programs,
“(3) develop programs for children and youth and the elderly (and for other age groups as well) in such arts designed specifically for their participation, education, and recreation,
“(4) provide facilities for other civic activities at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,
“(5) provide within the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts a suitable memorial in honor of the late President.”
1983—Pub. L. 98–205
designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).
1964—Pub. L. 88–260
struck out “and” at end of par. (3), substituted “John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts” for “Cultural Center” in par. (4), and added par. (5).
Access to John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Pub. L. 105–178
, title I, § 1214(a),June 9, 1998, 112 Stat. 204
, provided that:
“(1) Study.—The Secretary [of Transportation], in cooperation with the District of Columbia, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Department of the Interior and in consultation with other interested persons, shall conduct a study of methods to improve pedestrian and vehicular access to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
“(2) Report.—Not later than September 30, 1999, the Secretary shall transmit to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate a report containing the results of the study with an assessment of the impacts (including environmental, aesthetic, economic, and historical impacts) associated with the implementation of each of the methods examined under the study.
“(3) Authorization of appropriations.—There is authorized to be appropriated out of the Highway Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Account) to carry out this subsection $500,000 for fiscal year 1998.
“(4) Applicability of title 23, united states code.—Funds authorized by this subsection shall be available for obligation in the same manner as if such funds were apportioned under chapter
, United States Code; except that the Federal share of the cost of activities conducted using such funds shall be 100 percent and such funds shall remain available until expended.”