IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
October 5, 2017
Mr. Perdue (for himself, Mr. Boozman, and Mr. Leahy) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration
To authorize the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to plan, design, and construct a central parking facility on National Zoological Park property in Washington, D.C.
This Act may be cited as the
Smithsonian National Zoological Park Central Parking Facility Authorization Act.
Facility for improved visitor experience and access at the National Zoological Park
In order to improve visitor experience and multi-modal access to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution is authorized to plan, design, and construct a central parking facility on National Zoological Park property in Washington, D.C.
Central parking facility
The facility authorized under this section may include parking, transportation improvements, visitor amenities including restrooms, a pedestrian bridge to a midpoint entry of the National Zoological Park, and ancillary works to accommodate alternative uses of the facility.
Construction of the facility described in this section shall be conducted with funds from nonappropriated sources.