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Text of the Smithsonian Institution Facilities Authorization Act of 2008

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 17, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 18, 2008 (Received by the Senate).

Source: GPO

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110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6627

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 18 (legislative day, September 17), 2008

Received

AN ACT

To authorize the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to carry out certain construction projects, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Smithsonian Institution Facilities Authorization Act of 2008.

2.

Laboratory and support space, Edgewater, Maryland

(a)

Authority To design and construct

The Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution is authorized to design and construct laboratory and support space to accommodate the Mathias Laboratory at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater, Maryland.

(b)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section a total of $41,000,000 for fiscal years 2009 through 2011. Such sums shall remain available until expended.

3.

Laboratory space, Gamboa, Panama

(a)

Authority To construct

The Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution is authorized to construct laboratory space to accommodate the terrestrial research program of the Smithsonian tropical research institute in Gamboa, Panama.

(b)

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section a total of $14,000,000 for fiscal years 2009 and 2010. Such sums shall remain available until expended.

Passed the House of Representatives September 17, 2008.

Lorraine C. Miller,

Clerk.