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94 STAT. 1884 PUBLIC LAW 96-441—OCT. 13, 1980 Public Law 96-441 96th Congress An Act Oct. 13, 1980 To rename the National Ck)llection of Fine Arts and the Museum of History and [H.R. 8103] Technology of the Smithsonian Institution as the National Museum of American Art and the National Museum of American History, respectively. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the National United States of America in Congress assembled, That the bureau of Collection of Fine Arts and the Smithsonian Institution designated as the National Collection of Museum of Fine Arts by section 6(c) of the joint resolution entitled "Joint History and Resolution providing for the construction and maintenance of a Technology. National Gallery of Art", approved March 24, 1937 (20 U.S.C. 71 Name changes. 20 u s e 71 note. note), shall be kiiown as the National Museum of American Art". 20 u s e 59 note. SEC. 2. The bureau of the Smithsonian Institution known as the Museum of History and Technology and so referred to in the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the construction of a building for a Museum of History and Technology for the Smithsonian Institution, including the preparation of plans and specifications, and all other work incidental thereto", approved June 28,1955 (20 U.S.C. 59 note), shall be known as the "National Museum of American History". 20 u s e 71 note. SEC. 3. Any reference in any law, regulation, document, or paper to the National Collection of Fine Arts or the Museum of History and Technology shall on and after the effective date of this Act be considered to be a reference to the National Museum of American Art and the National Museum of American History, respectively. Effective date. SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect on the day after the date of the 20 u s e 71 note. enactment of this Act. Approved October 13, 1980. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 126 (1980): Oct. 1, considered and passed House and Senate.