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§ 305501.
Definitions
In this chapter:
(1)
Building arts.—
The term “building arts” includes all practical and scholarly aspects of prehistoric, historic, and contemporary architecture, archeology, construction, building technology and skills, landscape architecture, preservation and conservation, building and construction, engineering, urban and community design and renewal, city and regional planning, and related professions, skills, trades, and crafts.
(2)
Committee.—
The term “Committee” means the Committee for a National Museum of the Building Arts, Incorporated, a nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the District of Columbia, or its successor.
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3223.)
§ 305502.
Cooperative agreement to operate museum
To provide a national center to commemorate and encourage the building arts and to preserve and maintain a nationally significant building that exemplifies the great achievements of the building arts in the United States, the Secretary and the Administrator of General Services shall enter into a cooperative agreement with the Committee for the operation of a National Building Museum in the Federal building located in the block bounded by Fourth Street, Fifth Street, F Street, and G Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia. The cooperative agreement shall include provisions that—
(1) make the site available to the Committee without charge;
(2) provide, subject to available appropriations, such maintenance, security, information, janitorial, and other services as may be necessary to ensure the preservation and operation of the site; and
(3) prescribe reasonable terms and conditions by which the Committee can fulfill its responsibilities under this division.
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3223.)
§ 305503.
Activities and functions
The National Building Museum shall—
(1) collect and disseminate information concerning the building arts, including the establishment of a national reference center for current and historic documents, publications, and research relating to the building arts;
(2) foster educational programs relating to the history, practice, and contribution to society of the building arts, including promotion of imaginative educational approaches to enhance understanding and appreciation of all facets of the building arts;
(3) publicly display temporary and permanent exhibits illustrating, interpreting and demonstrating the building arts;
(4) sponsor or conduct research and study into the history of the building arts and their role in shaping our civilization; and
(5) encourage contributions to the building arts.
(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3223.)
§ 305504.
Matching grants to Committee

The Secretary shall provide matching grants to the Committee for its programs related to historic preservation. The Committee shall match the grants in such a manner and with such funds and services as shall be satisfactory to the Secretary, except that not more than $500,000 may be provided to the Committee in any one fiscal year.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3224.)
§ 305505.
Annual report

The Committee shall submit an annual report to the Secretary and the Administrator of General Services concerning its activities under this chapter and shall provide the Secretary and the Administrator of General Services with such other information as the Secretary may consider necessary or advisable.

(Pub. L. 113–287, § 3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3224.)