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S. 1954 (115th): Smithsonian National Zoological Park Central Parking Facility Authorization Act


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 5, 2017 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


II

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1954

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 5, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Boozman, and Mr. Leahy) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Smithsonian National Zoological Park Central Parking Facility Authorization Act.

2.

Facility for improved visitor experience and access at the National Zoological Park

(a)

In General

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.

(b)

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.

(c)

Funding

Construction of the facility described in this section shall be conducted with funds from nonappropriated sources.