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National Children's Museum Act

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02/14/2020 Introduced in House Open

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116TH CONGRESS 
2D SESSION H. R. 5919 

To amend title 40, United States Code, to require the Administrator of 
General Services to enter into a cooperative agreement with the National 
Children’s Museum to provide the National Children’s Museum rental 
space without charge in the Ronald Reagan Building and International 
Trade Center, and for other purposes. 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

FEBRUARY 14, 2020 
Ms. NORTON (for herself, Mr. BEYER, Mr. RASKIN, and Mr. RODNEY DAVIS 

of Illinois) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation and Infrastructure 

A BILL 
To amend title 40, United States Code, to require the Ad-

ministrator of General Services to enter into a coopera-
tive agreement with the National Children’s Museum to 
provide the National Children’s Museum rental space 
without charge in the Ronald Reagan Building and Inter-
national Trade Center, and for other purposes. 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-1

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 2

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 3

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘National Children’s 4

Museum Act’’. 5

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SEC. 2. NATIONAL CHILDREN’S MUSEUM. 1

(a) IN GENERAL.—Chapter 67 of title 40, United 2

States Code, is amended by adding at the end the fol-3

lowing: 4

‘‘§ 6735. National Children’s Museum 5

‘‘(a) IN GENERAL.— Not later than 1 month after 6

the date of enactment of this section, the Administrator 7

of General Services shall enter into a cooperative agree-8

ment with the National Children’s Museum for the oper-9

ation of the National Children’s Museum in the space de-10

scribed under subsection (c) of the Ronald Reagan Build-11

ing and International Trade Center. 12

‘‘(b) CONTENTS.—The cooperative agreement under 13

subsection (a) shall include provisions that— 14

‘‘(1) make the space described under subsection 15

(c) available to the National Children’s Museum in 16

perpetuity without charge; 17

‘‘(2) require the General Services Administra-18

tion to provide, subject to available appropriations, 19

such maintenance (including maintenance of the 20

structural portions of the space described in sub-21

section (c) and any HVAC, electrical, gas, steam, 22

sprinkler, and mechanical facilities or systems), se-23

curity, information, janitorial, and other services as 24

may be necessary to ensure the preservation and op-25

eration of the site; and 26

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‘‘(3) provide a right of first refusal to the Na-1

tional Children’s Museum for any adjacent rental 2

space in the Ronald Reagan Building and Inter-3

national Trade Center for an agreed upon rate. 4

‘‘(c) MUSEUM SPACE.—The cooperative agreement 5

under subsection (a) shall designate the pavilion and the 6

occupiable space on the floor adjacent to the pavilion of 7

the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Cen-8

ter as the space for the National Children’s Museum.’’. 9

(b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.—The analysis for chap-10

ter 67 of title 40, United States Code, is amended by add-11

ing at the end the following: 12

‘‘6735. National Children’s Museum.’’. 

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Picture Name From Date Type
Eleanor Norton D-DC 02/14/2020 Sponsor
John Sarbanes D-MD 05/15/2020 Cosponsor
Jamie Raskin D-MD 02/14/2020 Cosponsor
Sheila Lee D-TX 02/21/2020 Cosponsor
Alcee Hastings D-FL 02/21/2020 Cosponsor
Rodney Davis R-IL 02/14/2020 Cosponsor
Gerald Connolly D-VA 02/27/2020 Cosponsor
Anthony Brown D-MD 04/23/2020 Cosponsor
Donald Beyer D-VA 02/14/2020 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
02/18/2020 President Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
02/14/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.Action By: House of Representatives
02/14/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5919. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/14/2020) National Children's Museum Act This bill requires the General Services Administration to enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Children's Museum to allow the museum to occupy a specified space in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Among other things, the agreement must make the space available to the museum in perpetuity and without charge.
There is one summary for H.R.5919. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/14/2020) National Children's Museum Act This bill requires the General Services Administration to enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Children's Museum to allow the museum to occupy a specified space in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Among other things, the agreement must make the space available to the museum in perpetuity and without charge.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/14/2020) National Children's Museum Act This bill requires the General Services Administration to enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Children's Museum to allow the museum to occupy a specified space in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Among other things, the agreement must make the space available to the museum in perpetuity and without charge.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/14/2020) National Children's Museum Act This bill requires the General Services Administration to enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Children's Museum to allow the museum to occupy a specified space in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Among other things, the agreement must make the space available to the museum in perpetuity and without charge.
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General Services Administration
(b)ContentsThe cooperative agreement under subsection (a) shall include provisions that—(1)make the space described under subsection (c) available to the National Children’s Museum in perpetuity without charge;(2)require the General Services Administration to provide, subject to available appropriations, such maintenance (including maintenance of the structural portions of the space described in subsection (c) and any HVAC, electrical, gas, steam, sprinkler, and mechanical facilities or systems)

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Illinois
Rodney Davis of Illinois) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and InfrastructureA BILLTo amend title 40, United States Code, to require the Administrator of General Services to enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Children’s Museum to provide the National Children’s Museum rental space without charge in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, and for other purposes


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