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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 4052

PUBLIC LAW 100-678—NOV. 17, 1988 "(i) a copy of such schedule before construction of the building is begun; and "(ii) reasonable notice of their intention to conduct any inspection before conducting such inspection. "(2) LIMITATION ON STATE RESPONSIBIUTIES.—Nothing in this section shall impose an obligation on any State or political subdivision to take any action under paragraph (1). "(d) STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT RECOMMENDATIONS.—Appro-

priate officials of a State or a political subdivision of a State may make recommendations to the Administrator or the head of the Federal agency authorized to construct or alter a building concerning measures necessary to meet the requirements of subsections (a) and (b). Such officials may also make recommendations to the Administrator or the head of the Federal agency concerning measures which should be taken in the construction or alteration of the building to take into account local conditions. The Administrator or the head of the Federal agency shall give due consideration to any such recommendations. "(e) EFFECT OF NONCOMPUANCE.—No action may be brought

against the United States and no fine or penalty may be imposed against the United States for failure to meet the requirements of subsection (a), (b), or (c) of this section or for failure to carry out any recommendation under subsection (d). "(f) LIMITATION ON LIABILITY.—The United States and its contractors shall not be required to pay any amount for any action taken by a State or a political subdivision of a State to carry out this section (including reviewing plans, carrsdng out on-site inspections, issuing building permits, and making recommendations). "(g) APPLICABILITY TO CERTAIN BUILDINGS.—This section applies to

any project for construction or alteration of a building for which funds are first appropriated for a fiscal year beginning after September 30, 1989. "(h) NATIONAL SECURITY WAIVER.—This section shall not apply with respect to any building if the Administrator or the head of the Federal agency authorized to construct or alter the building determines that the application of this section to the building would adversely affect national security. A determination under this subsection shall not be subject to administrative or judicial review.". 40 USC 619 note. (b) NOTIFICATION OF FEDERAL AGENCIES.—Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this section, the Administrator of General Services shall notify the heads of all Federal agencies of the requirements of section 21 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959. SEC. 7. LIMITATION ON MAXIMUM RENTAL RATE.

Section 322 of the Act of June 30, 1932 (47 Stat. 412; 40 U.S.C. 278a), is repealed. SEC. 8. PROTECTION OF FEDERAL PROPERTY.

(a) REFERENCE TO G S A. — The Act of June 1, 1948 (62 Stat. 281; 40 U.S.C. 318-318d) is amended— (1) by striking out "Federal Works Agency" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "General Services Administration"; and (2) by striking out "Federal Works Administrator" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "Administrator of General Services".