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H.R. 4940 (eh) To designate the museum operated by the Secretary of Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, as the ``American Museum of Science and Energy'', and for other purposes. [Engrossed in House] ...


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                  In the Senate of the United States,

                      October 26 (legislative day, September 22), 2000.
    Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 
4940) entitled ``An Act to designate the museum operated by the 
Secretary of Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, as the `American Museum of 
Science and Energy', and for other purposes.'', do pass with the 
following

                               AMENDMENT:

            Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert:

SECTION 1. DESIGNATION OF AMERICAN MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND ENERGY.  

    (a) In General.--The Museum--
            (1) is designated as the ``American Museum of Science and 
        Energy''; and
            (2) shall be the official museum of science and energy of 
        the United States.
    (b) References.--Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, 
paper, or other record of the United States to the Museum is deemed to 
be a reference to the ``American Museum of Science and Energy''.
    (c) Property of the United States.--
            (1) In general.--The name ``American Museum of Science and 
        Energy'' is declared the property of the United States.
            (2) Use.--The Museum shall have the sole right throughout 
        the United States and its possessions to have and use the name 
        ``American Museum of Science and Energy''.
            (3) Effect on other rights.--This subsection shall not be 
        construed to conflict or interfere with established or vested 
        rights.

SEC. 2. AUTHORITY.

    To carry out the activities of the Museum, the Secretary may--
            (1) accept and dispose of any gift, devise, or bequest of 
        services or property, real or personal, that is--
                    (A) designated in a written document by the person 
                making the gift, devise, or bequest as intended for the 
                Museum; and
                    (B) determined by the Secretary to be suitable and 
                beneficial for use by the Museum;
            (2) operate a retail outlet on the premises of the Museum 
        for the purpose of selling or distributing items (including 
        mementos, food, educational materials, replicas, and 
        literature) that are--
                    (A) relevant to the contents of the Museum; and
                    (B) informative, educational, and tasteful;
            (3) collect reasonable fees where feasible and appropriate;
            (4) exhibit, perform, display, and publish materials and 
        information of or relating to the Museum in any media or place;
            (5) consistent with guidelines approved by the Secretary, 
        lease space on the premises of the Museum at reasonable rates 
        and for uses consistent with such guidelines; and
            (6) use the proceeds of activities authorized under this 
        section to pay the costs of the Museum.

SEC. 3. MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS.

    (a) Authority To Use Volunteers.--The Secretary may recruit, train, 
and accept the services of individuals or entities as volunteers for 
services or activities related to the Museum.
    (b) Status of Volunteers.--
            (1) In general.--Except as provided in paragraph (2), 
        service by a volunteer under subsection (a) shall not be 
        considered Federal employment.
            (2) Exceptions.--
                    (A) Federal tort claims act.--For purposes of 
                chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, a 
                volunteer under subsection (a) shall be treated as an 
                employee of the Government (as defined in section 2671 
                of that title).
                    (B) Compensation for work injuries.--For purposes 
                of subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5, United States 
                Code, a volunteer described in subsection (a) shall be 
                treated as an employee (as defined in section 8101 of 
                title 5, United States Code).
    (c) Compensation.--A volunteer under subsection (a) shall serve 
without pay, but may receive nominal awards and reimbursement for 
incidental expenses, including expenses for a uniform or transportation 
in furtherance of Museum activities.

SEC. 4. DEFINITIONS.

    For purposes of this Act:
            (1) Museum.--The term ``Museum'' means the museum operated 
        by the Secretary of Energy and located at 300 South Tulane 
        Avenue in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
            (2) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of Energy or a designated representative of the Secretary.

            Attest:

                                                             Secretary.
106th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                               H. R. 4940

_______________________________________________________________________

                               AMENDMENT

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