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H.R. 5522 (99th): A bill to authorize the release to museums in the United States of certain objects owned by the United States Information Agency.


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 16, 1986 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 99-475—OCT. 16, 1986                                   100 STAT. 1217
Public Law 99-475
99th Congress
                                    An Act
To authorize the release to museums in the United States of certain objects owned by   Oct. 16, 1986
                       the United States Information Agency.                            [H.R. 5522]

 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States ofAmerica in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. RELEASE OF CERTAIN OBJECTS OWNED BY USIA.
   Notwithstanding section 208 of the Foreign Relations Authoriza-
tion Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987 (22 U.S.C. 1461-la), and the
second sentence of section 501 of the United States Information and
Educational Exchange Act of 1948 (22 U.S.C. 1461), the Director of
the United States Information Agency may release to any museum
located in the United States the objects described in section 2 if that
museum pays all costs associated with the transfer of such objects to
that museum (as determined by the Director).
SEC. 2. OBJECTS SUBJECT TO RELEASE.
   The objects referred to in section 1 are those objects displayed at Canada,
the United States Pavilion at the 86 Expo in Vancouver, British
Columbia, Canada, which are owned by the United States Informa-
tion Agency but (as determined by the Director of the United States
Information Agency) not committed by it for other purposes.
  Approved October 16, 1986.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 5522:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 132 (1986):
    Sept. 22, considered and passed House.
    Oct. 1, considered and passed Senate.