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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1985

PUBLIC LAW 99-190—DEC. 19, 1985

99 STAT. 1261

amended, $28,660,000, to remain available until September 30, 1987, of which $17,000,000 shall be available to the National Endowment for the Humanities for the purposes of section 7(h): Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for obligation only in such amounts as may be equal to the total amounts of gifts, bequests, and devises of money, and other property accepted by the Chairman or by grantees of the Endowment under the provisions of subsections 11(a)(2)(B) and 11(a)(3)(B) during the current and preceding fiscal years for which equal amounts have not previously been appropriated.

20 USC 959. 20 USC 956.

20 USC 960.


There is hereby authorized a program to support artistic and cultural programs in the Nation's Capital to be established under the direction of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Not to exceed $5,000,000 annually is authorized to provide grants for general operating support to eligible organizations located in the District of Columbia which are engaged primarily in performing, exhibiting and/or presenting arts. Eligibility for grants shall be limited to not-for-profit, nonacademic institutions of demonstrated national repute and is further limited to organizations having an annual operating budget in excess of $1,000,000 for each of the three years prior to receipt of a grant. The following organizations are deemed eligible to receive grants under this section: Folger Theater, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Phillips Gallery, Arena Stage, the National Building Museum, the National Capital Children s Museum, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Wsishington Opera Society, and Ford's Theater. The Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities shall establish an application process and shall, along with the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Chairman of the Commission on Fine Arts determine the eligibility of applicant organizations in addition to those herein named. Of the funds provided for grants, 70 per centum shall be equally distributed among all qualifying organizations and 30 per centum shall be distributed based on the size of an organization's total operating budget compared to the combined total of the operating budgets of all eligible institutions. No organization shall receive a grant in excess of $500,000 in a single year. An application process shall be established no later than March 1, 1986, and initial grants shall be awarded no later than June 1, 1986. There is hereby appropriated $2,000,000, to remain available until expended, to carry out the provisions of this section.

20 USC 956a.

20 USC 956a.

20 USC 956a.

20 USC 956a.

20 USC 956a.


For carrying out title II of the Arts, Humanities, and Cultural Affairs Act of 1976, as amended, $21,523,000: Provided, That none of 20 USC 961 note. these funds shall be available for the compensation of Executive Level V or higher positions. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

None of the funds appropriated to the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities may be used to process any grant or