PUBLIC LAW 100-202—DEC. 22, 1987
101 STAT. 1329-248
performing research services or participating in officisd Smithsonian presentations. CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENTS, NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK
For necessary expenses of planning, construction, remodeling, and equipping of buildings and facilities at the National Zoological Park, by contract or otherwise, $8,150,000, to remeiin available until expended. RESTORATION AND RENOVATION OF BUILDINGS
For necessary expenses of restoration and renovation of buildings ovmed or occupied by the Smithsonian Institution, by contract or otherwise, as authorized by section 2 of the Act of August 22, 1949 (63 Stat. 623), including not to exceed $10,000 for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $19,254,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That contracts awarded for environmental sys- Contracts. tems, protection systems, and exterior repair or renovation of buildings of the Smithsonian Institution may be negotiated with selected contractors and awarded on the basis of contractor qualifications as well as price. CONSTRUCTION
For necessary expenses to design and construct a base camp at the Fred L. Whipple Observatory, $1,315,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Institution is authorized to transfer to the State of Arizona, the counties of Santa Cruz and/or Pima, a sum not to exceed $150,000 for the purpose of assisting in the construction or maintenance of an access to the Whipple Observatory. NATIONAL GALLERY OP ART SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For the upkeep and operations of the National Gallery of Art, the protection and care of the works of art therein, and administrative expenses incident thereto, as authorized by the Act of March 24, 1937 (50 Stat. 51), as amended by the public resolution of April 13, 1939 (Public Resolution 9, Seventy-sixth Congress), including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; payment in advance when authorized by the treasurer of the Gallery for membership in library, museum, and art associations or societies whose publications or services are available to members only, or to members at a price lower than to the general public; purchase, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for guards, and uniforms, or allowances therefor, for other employees as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902); purchase, or rental of devices and services for protecting buildings and contents thereof, and maintenance, alteration, improvement, and repair of buildings, approaches, and grounds; purchase of one passenger motor vehicle for replacement only; and purchase of services for restoration and repair of works of art for the National Gallery of Art by contracts made, without advertising, with individuals, firms, or organizations at such rates or prices and under such terms and conditions as the Gallery may deem proper, $37,352,000, of which not to exceed $2,420,000 for the special exhibition program shall remain available until expended.