20 U.S. Code § 9171 - Purpose
2010—Par. (3). Pub. L. 111–340, § 301(1), inserted “through international, national, regional, State, and local networks and partnerships” after “services”.
Pars. (7) to (9). Pub. L. 111–340, § 301(2)–(4), added pars. (7) to (9).
2003—Pub. L. 108–81, § 301, amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “It is the purpose of this subchapter—
“(1) to encourage and assist museums in their educational role, in conjunction with formal systems of elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education and with programs of nonformal education for all age groups;
“(2) to assist museums in modernizing their methods and facilities so that the museums are better able to conserve the cultural, historic, and scientific heritage of the United States; and
“(3) to ease the financial burden borne by museums as a result of their increasing use by the public.”
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