Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/404

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116 STAT. 1186 PUBLIC LAW 107-217—AUG. 21, 2002 (1) other than an authorized employee, to touch or handle objects of art or scientific or historical objects on exhibition within the specified buildings or grounds; or (2) to step or climb on, remove, or in any way injure any object of art, exhibit (including an exhibit animial), equipment, seat, wall, fountain, or other erection or architectural feature, or any tree, shrub, plant, or turf, within the specified buildings or groiuids. § 6304. Additional regulations (a) AUTHORITY TO PRESCRIBE ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS. —In addition to the restrictions and requirements specified in sections 6302 and 6303 of this title, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the Trustees of the National Gallery of Art, and the Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts may prescribe for their respective agencies regulations necessary for— (1) the adequate protection of the specified buildings and grounds and individuals and property in those buildings and grounds; and (2) the maintenance of suitable order and decorum within the specified buildings and grounds, including the control of traffic and parking of vehicles in the National Zoological Park and all other areas in the District of Columbia under their control. (b) PUBLICATION IN FEDERAL REGISTER. —^A regulation prescribed under this section shall be published in the Federal Register and is not effective until the expiration of 10 days after the date of publication. § 6305. Suspension of regulations To allow authorized services, training programs, and ceremonies in the specified buildings and grounds, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the Trustees of the National Gallery of Art, and the Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (or their designees) may suspend for their respective agencies any of the prohibitions contained in sections 6302 and 6303 of this title as may be necessary for the occasion or circumstance if— (1) responsible officers have been appointed; and (2) the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the Trustees of the National Gallery of Art, and the Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (or their designees) determine that adequate arrangements have been made— (A) to maintain suitable order and decorum in the proceedings; and (B) to protect the specified buildings and grounds and persons and property in those buildings and on those grounds. § 6306. Policing of buildings and grounds (a) DESIGNATION OF EMPLOYEES AS SPECL\L POLICE. —Subject to section 5375 of title 5, the Secretsiry of the Smithsonian Institution, the Trustees of the National Gallery of Art, and the Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (or their designees) may designate employees of their respective agencies as special police, without additional compensation, for duty in