PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984
98 STAT. 1867
ized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $13,750,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That contracts awarded for environmental systems, 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: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provisions of law, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution is authorized to transfer to the county of Santa Cruz, Arizona, a sum not to exceed $100,000 within available funds for the sole purpose of assisting in the funding of the construction of a permanent access to the Whipple Observatory near Amado, Arizona. NATIONAL GALLERY OF 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 serv- 20 USC 74. ices 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; 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, $36,821,000, of which $3,200,000 for the repair, renovation, and restoration program of the original West Building shall remain available until expended and of which $3,992,000 for the special exhibition program (of which $2,000,000 is for the Treasure Houses of Britain exhibition) shall remain available until expended: Provided, That contracts awarded for environmental systems, protection systems, and exterior repair or renovation of buildings of the National Gallery of Art may be negotiated with selected contractors and awarded on the basis of contractor qualifications as well as price. WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS, SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For expenses necessary in carrying out the provisions of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356), including hire of passenger vehicles and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $2,712,000.