36 U.S. Code § 153904 - Deposit of historical material

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The Regents of the Smithsonian Institution may permit the corporation to deposit its collections, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, and other material for history in the Smithsonian Institution or in the National Museum, on conditions and under rules they prescribe.


(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1431.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
June 15, 1936, ch. 546, § 3, 49 Stat. 1506; June 29, 1960, Pub. L. 86–533, (23), 74 Stat. 249.

The word “may” is substituted for “are authorized to” for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary words. The words “at their discretion” and “such” are omitted as unnecessary. The words “they prescribe” are substituted for “as they shall prescribe” to eliminate unnecessary words.

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