92 STAT. 1298
PUBLIC LAW 95-465—OCT. 17, 1978 alteration, operation, and protection of buildings, facilities, and approaches; not to exceed $100,000 for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; up to 3 passenger replacement vehicles; purchase, rental, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for employees; $96,302,000: Provided, That funds appropriated herein are available for advance payments to independent contractors performing research services or participating in official Smithsonian presentations: Provided further, That not to exceed $390,000 may be used to make grant awards to employees of the Smithsonian Institution: Provided further, That none of these funds shall be available to the Smithsonian Research Foundation. M U S E U M PROGRAMS' AND RELATED R E S E A R d I (SPECIAL FOREIGISr CURRENCY PROGRAM)
For payments in foreign currencies which the Treasury Department shall determine to be excess to the normal requirements of the United States, for necessary expenses for carrying out museum programs, scientific and cultural research, and related educational activities, as authorized by law, $3,700,000, to remain available until expended and to be available only to United States institutions: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available, in addition to other appropriations to the Smithsonian Institution, for payments in the foregoing currencies: Provided further, That none of these funds shall be available to the Smithsonian Research Foundation: Provided further, That not to exceed $500,000 may be used to make grant awards to employees of the Smithsonian Institution. SCIENCE INFORMATION EXCHANGE
For necessary expenses of the Science Information $2,000,000.
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, $3,900,000, to remain available until expended. RESTORATION AND RENOVATION OF BUILDINGS
20 USC 53a.
For necessary expenses of restoration and renovation of buildings owned 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, $2,100,000, to remain available until expended. CONSTRUCTION
For necessary expenses to plan museum support facilities, including not to exceed $50,000 for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $575,000, to remain available until expended. SALARIES AND EXPENSES, NATIONAL GALLERY OF ACT
20 USC 71.
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