10 U.S. Code § 7781 - Cyber Center for Education and Innovation-Home of the National Cryptologic Museum
The Secretary of Defense may establish at a publicly accessible location at Fort George G. Meade the “Cyber Center for Education and Innovation-Home of the National Cryptologic Museum” (in this section referred to as the “Center”). The Center may be used for the identification, curation, storage, and public viewing of materials relating to the activities of the National Security Agency, its predecessor or successor organizations, and the history of cryptology. The Center may contain meeting, conference, and classroom facilities that will be used to support such education, training, public outreach, and other purposes as the Secretary considers appropriate.
(b) Design, Construction, and Operation.—
The Secretary may enter into an agreement with the National Cryptologic Museum Foundation (in this section referred to as the “Foundation”), a nonprofit organization, for the design, construction, and operation of the Center.
(c) Acceptance Authority.—
(1) Acceptance of facility.—
If the Foundation constructs the Center pursuant to an agreement with the Foundation under subsection (b), upon satisfactory completion of the Center’s construction or any phase thereof, as determined by the Secretary, and upon full satisfaction by the Foundation of any other obligations pursuant to such agreement, the Secretary may accept the Center (or any phase thereof) from the Foundation, and all right, title, and interest in the Center or such phase shall vest in the United States.
(2) Acceptance of services.—
Notwithstanding section 1342 of title 31, the Secretary may accept services from the Foundation in connection with the design, construction, and operation of the Center. For purposes of this section and any other provision of law, employees or personnel of the Foundation shall not be considered to be employees of the United States.
(d) Fees and User Charges.—
(1) Authority to assess fees and user charges.—
The Secretary may assess fees and user charges sufficient to cover the cost of the use of Center facilities and property, including rental, user, conference, and concession fees.
Upon the Secretary’s acceptance of the Center under subsection (c)(1), there is established in the Treasury a fund to be known as the Cyber Center for Education and Innovation-Home of the National Cryptologic Museum Fund (in this section referred to as the “Fund”).
(2) Contents.—The Fund shall consist of the following amounts:
(3) Use of fund.—
Amounts in the Fund shall be available to the Secretary for the benefit and operation of the Center, including the costs of operation and the acquisition of books, manuscripts, works of art, historical artifacts, drawings, plans, models, and condemned or obsolete combat materiel.