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Public Law 106-68
106th Congress

                                 An Act


 
    To make certain technical and other corrections relating to the 
 Centennial of Flight Commemoration Act (36 U.S.C. 143 note; 112 Stat. 
           3486 et seq.). <<NOTE: Oct. 6, 1999 -  [S. 1072]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. CENTENNIAL OF FLIGHT COMMISSION.

    The Centennial of Flight Commemoration Act (36 U.S.C. 143 note; 112 
Stat. 3486 et seq.) is amended--
            (1) in <<NOTE: 36 USC 143 note.>> section 4--
                    (A) in subsection (a)--
                          (i) in paragraphs (1) and (2) by striking ``or 
                      his designee'';
                          (ii) in paragraph (3) by striking ``, or his 
                      designee'' and inserting ``to represent the 
                      interests of the Foundation'' and in paragraph (3) 
                      strike the word ``chairman'' and insert the word 
                      ``president'';
                          (iii) in paragraph (4) by striking ``, or his 
                      designee'' and inserting ``to represent the 
                      interests of the 2003 Committee'';
                          (iv) in paragraph (5) by inserting before the 
                      period ``and shall represent the interests of such 
                      aeronautical entities''; and
                          (v) in paragraph (6) by striking ``, or his 
                      designee'';
                    (B) by striking subsection (f);
                    (C) by redesignating subsections (b) through (e) as 
                subsections (c) through (f), respectively; and
                    (D) by inserting after subsection (a) the following:

    ``(b) Alternates.--Each member described under subsection (a) may 
designate an alternate who may act in lieu of the member to the extent 
authorized by the member, including attending meetings and voting.'';
            (2) in <<NOTE: 36 USC 143 note.>> section 5--
                    (A) in subsection (a)--
                          (i) by inserting ``provide recommendations and 
                      advice to the President, Congress, and Federal 
                      agencies on the most effective ways to'' after 
                      ``The Commission shall'';
                          (ii) by striking paragraph (1); and
                          (iii) by redesignating paragraphs (2) through 
                      (7) as paragraphs (1) through (6), respectively;

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                    (B) by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection 
                (c) and inserting after subsection (a) the following:

    ``(b) International Activities.--The Commission may--
            ``(1) advise the United States with regard to gaining 
        support for and facilitating international recognition of the 
        importance of aviation history in general and the centennial of 
        powered flight in particular; and
            ``(2) attend international meetings regarding such 
        activities as advisors to official United States representatives 
        or to gain or provide information for or about the activities of 
        the Commission.''; and
                    (C) by adding at the end the following:

    ``(d) Additional Duties.--The Commission may--
            ``(1)(A) assemble, write, and edit a calendar of events in 
        the United States (and significant events in the world) dealing 
        with the commemoration of the centennial of flight or the 
        history of aviation;
            ``(B) actively solicit event information; and
            ``(C) disseminate the calendar by printing and distributing 
        hard and electronic copies and making the calendar available on 
        a web page on the Internet;
            ``(2) maintain a web page on the Internet for the public 
        that includes activities related to the centennial of flight 
        celebration and the history of aviation;
            ``(3) write and produce press releases about the centennial 
        of flight celebration and the history of aviation;
            ``(4) solicit and respond to media inquiries and conduct 
        media interviews on the centennial of flight celebration and the 
        history of aviation;
            ``(5) initiate contact with individuals and organizations 
        that have an interest in aviation to encourage such individuals 
        and organizations to conduct their own activities in celebration 
        of the centennial of flight;
            ``(6) provide advice and recommendations, through the 
        Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space 
        Administration or the Administrator of the Federal Aviation 
        Administration (or any employee of such an agency head under the 
        direction of that agency head), to individuals and organizations 
        that wish to conduct their own activities in celebration of the 
        centennial of flight, and maintain files of information and 
        lists of experts on related subjects that can be disseminated on 
        request;
            ``(7) sponsor meetings of Federal agencies, State and local 
        governments, and private individuals and organizations for the 
        purpose of coordinating their activities in celebration of the 
        centennial of flight; and
            ``(8) encourage organizations to publish works related to 
        the history of aviation.'';
            (3) in <<NOTE: 36 USC 143 note.>> section 6(a)--
                    (A) in paragraph (2)--
                          (i) by striking the first sentence; and
                          (ii) in the second sentence--
                                    (I) by striking ``the Federal'' and 
                                inserting ``a Federal''; and
                                    (II) by striking ``the information'' 
                                and inserting ``information''; and

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                    (B) in paragraph (3) by striking ``section 4(c)(2)'' 
                and inserting ``section 4(d)(2)'';
            (4) in <<NOTE: 36 USC 143 note.>> section 6(c)(1) by 
        striking ``the Commission may'' and inserting ``the 
        Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space 
        Administration or the Administrator of the Federal Aviation 
        Administration (or an employee of the respective administration 
        as designated by either Administrator) may, on behalf of the 
        Commission,'';
            (5) in <<NOTE: 36 USC 143 note.>> section 7--
                    (A) in subsection (a) in the first sentence--
                          (i) by striking ``There'' and inserting 
                      ``Subject to subsection (h), there''; and
                          (ii) by inserting before the period ``or 
                      represented on the Advisory Board under section 
                      12(b)(1) (A) through (E)'';
                    (B) in subsection (b) by striking ``The Commission'' 
                and inserting ``Subject to subsection (h), the 
                Commission'';
                    (C) by striking subsection (g);
                    (D) by redesignating subsection (h) as subsection 
                (g); and
                    (E) by adding at the end the following:

    ``(h) Limitation.--Each member of the Commission described under 
section 4(a) (3), (4), and (5) may not make personnel decisions, 
including hiring, termination, and setting terms and conditions of 
employment.'';
            (6) in <<NOTE: 36 USC 143 note.>> section 9--
                    (A) in subsection (a)--
                          (i) by striking ``The Commission may'' and 
                      inserting ``After consultation with the 
                      Commission, the Administrator of the National 
                      Aeronautics and Space Administration may''; and
                          (ii) by striking ``its duties or that it'' and 
                      inserting ``the duties under this Act or that the 
                      Administrator of the National Aeronautics and 
                      Space Administration'';
                    (B) in subsection (b)--
                          (i) in the first sentence by striking ``The 
                      Commission shall have'' and inserting ``After 
                      consultation with the Commission, the 
                      Administrator of the National Aeronautics and 
                      Space Administration may exercise''; and
                          (ii) in the second sentence by striking ``that 
                      the Commission lawfully adopts'' and inserting 
                      ``adopted under subsection (a)''; and
                    (C) by amending subsection (d) to read as follows:

    ``(d) Use of Funds.--
            ``(1) In general.--Subject to paragraph (2), funds from 
        licensing royalties received under this section shall be used by 
        the Commission to carry out the duties of the Commission 
        specified by this Act.

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            ``(2) Excess funds.--The Commission shall transfer any 
        portion of funds in excess of funds necessary to carry out the 
        duties described under paragraph (1), to the National 
        Aeronautics and Space Administration to be used for the sole 
        purpose of commemorating the history of aviation or the 
        centennial of powered flight.'';
            (7) in <<NOTE: 36 USC 143 note.>> section 10--
                    (A) in subsection (a)--
                          (i) in the first sentence, by striking 
                      ``activities of the Commission'' and inserting 
                      ``actions taken by the Commission in fulfillment 
                      of the Commission's duties under this Act'';
                          (ii) in paragraph (3), by adding ``and'' after 
                      the semicolon;
                          (iii) in paragraph (4), by striking the 
                      semicolon and ``and'' and inserting a period; and
                          (iv) by striking paragraph (5); and
                    (B) in subsection (b)(1) by striking ``activities'' 
                and inserting ``recommendations'';
            (8) in <<NOTE: 36 USC 143 note.>> section 12--
                    (A) in subsection (b)--
                          (i) in paragraph (1)--
                                    (I) in subparagraphs (A), (C), (D), 
                                and (E), by striking ``, or the designee 
                                of the Secretary'';
                                    (II) in subparagraph (B), by 
                                striking ``, or the designee of the 
                                Librarian''; and
                                    (III) in subparagraph (F)--
                                            (aa) in clause (i) by 
                                        striking ``government'' and 
                                        inserting ``governmental 
                                        entity''; and
                                            (bb) by amending clause (ii) 
                                        to read as follows:
                          ``(ii) shall be selected among individuals 
                      who--
                                    ``(I) have earned an advanced degree 
                                related to aerospace history or science, 
                                or have actively and primarily worked in 
                                an aerospace related field during the 5-
                                year period before appointment by the 
                                President; and
                                    ``(II) specifically represent 1 or 
                                more of the persons or groups enumerated 
                                under section 5(a)(1).''; and
                          (ii) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(2) Alternates.--Each member described under paragraph (1) 
        (A) through (E) may designate an alternate who may act in lieu 
        of the member to the extent authorized by the member, including 
        attending meetings and voting.''; and
                    (B) in subsection (h) by striking ``section 4(e)'' 
                and inserting ``section 4(d)''; and

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            (9) in <<NOTE: 36 USC 143 note.>> section 13--
                    (A) by striking paragraph (4); and
                    (B) by redesignating paragraph (5) as paragraph (4).

    Approved October 6, 1999.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1072:
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 106-105 (Comm. on Governmental Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 145 (1999):
            Aug. 5, considered and passed Senate.
            Sept. 27, considered and passed House.

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