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82 STAT. ]
PUBLIC LAW 90-348-JUNE 18, 1968
SEC. 2. (a) Section 5(c) and section 5(f) of the National Founda- „f„^/j°"^he"Ar°tr tion on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 are amended to read "" ojntrLct authoras follows: ity-^ ^g^ gg^ "(c) The Chairman, with the advice of the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities and the National Council on the Arts, is authorized to establish and carry out a program of contracts with, or grants-in-aid to, groups or, in appropriate cases, individuals of exceptional talent engaged m or concerned with the arts, for the purpose of enabling them to provide or support in the United States— "(1) productions which have substantial artistic and cultural significance, giving emphasis to American creativity and the maintenance and encouragement of professional excellence; "(2) productions, meeting professional standards or standards of authenticity, irrespective of origin, which are of significant merit and which, without such assistance, would otherwise be unavailable to our citizens in many areas of the country; "(3) projects that will encourage and assist artists and enable them to achieve standards of professional excellence; "(4) workshops that will encourage and develop the appreciation and enjoyment of the arts by our citizens; "(5) other relevant projects, including surveys, research, and planning in the arts." " (f) The total amount of any grant to any group pursuant to sub- Grant umitasection (c) of this section shall not exceed 50 per centum of the total *^°"' cost of such project or production, except that not more than 20 per centum of the funds allotted by the National Endowment for the Arts for the purposes of subsection (c) for any fiscal year may be available for grants and contracts in that fiscal year without regard to such limitation." (b) Section 5(j) and section 5(k) of the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 are amended by inserting after the words "or individual" wherever they appear in such subsections the following: "of exceptional talent". ' SEC. 3. Section 5(h)(3) and section 5(h)(5) of the National Foun- use of allotted dation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965 are amended to^""'^^ read as follows: "(3) Funds appropriated to carry out the purpose of this section 5(h) for any fiscal year shall be equally allotted among the States." "(5) All amounts allotted under paragraph (3) for a fiscal year which are not granted to a State during such year shall be available at the end of such ^ear to the National Endowment for the Arts for the purpose of carrying out section 5(c)." SEC. 4. Section 6(b) and section 8(f) of the National Foundation National counon the Arts and the Humanities Act oi 1965 are amended to read as ApJiJ^ajfo^'VefoUoWS:
view by Chairman.
" (b) The National Council on the Arts shall, in addition to per-^^^^^ ^^^ ^^5' forming any of the duties and responsibilities prescribed by the