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54 U.S. Code § 305502 - Cooperative agreement to operate museum

To provide a national center to commemorate and encourage the building arts and to preserve and maintain a nationally significant building that exemplifies the great achievements of the building arts in the United States, the Secretary and the Administrator of General Services shall enter into a cooperative agreement with the Committee for the operation of a National Building Museum in the Federal building located in the block bounded by Fourth Street, Fifth Street, F Street, and G Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia. The cooperative agreement shall include provisions that—
make the site available to the Committee without charge;
provide, subject to available appropriations, such maintenance, security, information, janitorial, and other services as may be necessary to ensure the preservation and operation of the site; and
prescribe reasonable terms and conditions by which the Committee can fulfill its responsibilities under this division.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


16 U.S.C. 470w–5(a) (1st sentence), (b).

Pub. L. 89–665, title III, § 306(a) (1st sentence), (b), as added Pub. L. 96–515, title V, § 501, Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 3002, 3003.

The words “Administrator of General Services” are substituted for “Administrator of the General Services Administration” to use the correct title of the Administrator.