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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

PUBLIC LAW 96-374—OCT. 3, 1980

94 STAT. 1389

"(1) obtain grants from and to make contracts with individuals and with private, State, and Federal agencies, organizations, and institutions; "(2) conduct its business, carry on its operations, and have officers and exercise the power granted by this section in any State without regard to any qualification or similar statute in any State; "(3) lease, purchase, or otherwise acquire, own, hold, improve, use or otherwise deal in and with any property (real, personal, or mixed), or any interest therein, wherever situated; "(4) sell, convey, mortgage, pledge, lease, exchange, and otherwise dispose of its property and assets; and "(5) enter into contracts, execute instruments, incur liabilities, and do all things as are necessary or incidental to the proper management of its affairs and the proper conduct of its business. "(b) To carry out its functions and to engage in the activities described in subsection (a), the Corporation shall have the usual powers conferred upon a nonprofit corporation by the jurisdiction in which the Corporation is incorporated. "(c) The Corporation may use the United States mails in the same manner and under the same conditions as departments and agencies of the United States. The Administrator of General Services shall provide to the Corporation on a reimbursable basis such administrative support services as the Corporation may request. "(d) The Corporation is authorized to accept, hold, administer, and use gifts, bequests, and devises of property, both real and personal, for the purpose of aiding or facilitating the authority of the Corporation pursuant to section 243. For the purpose of Federal income, estate, and gift taxes, property accepted by the National Periodical System Corporation shall be a gift, bequest, or devise to the United States. "(e) The Corporation shall be subject to the provisions of section 552b of title 5, United States Code.

Contract authority.

GSA administrative support services. Gifts and bequests.


"SEC. 248. Any design established under this part shall be submitted to the Congress not later than December 31, 1981, and may not be implemented until the design is approved in whole or in part by enactment of a joint resolution of the Congress approving such design.

Congressional approval. 20 USC 1047g.


"SEC. 249. Nothing in this part shall be considered to amend, affect, 20 USC 1047h. or redefine the provisions of title 17, United States Code, relating to 17 USC 1. copyrights. "DEFINITIONS

"SEC. 250. As used in this part— "(1) the term 'access' means the ability to identify, locate, and obtain a specific item (generally a periodical article), and includes both bibliographic access (the ability to identify a specific item from its description) and physical access to materials (the ability to obtain the text of an item in an appropriate form, such as visual, audio, or printed formats); "(2) the term 'Board' means the Board of Directors of the National Periodical System Corporation; "(3) the term 'comprehensive collection' means a collection of periodical titles which will provide access to approximately 90

20 USC 1047i.