[106th Congress Public Law 492]
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Public Law 106-492
106th Congress

                                 An Act

To establish the National Law Enforcement Museum on Federal land in the 
       District of Columbia. <<NOTE: Nov. 9, 2000 -  [S. 1438]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress <<NOTE: National Law Enforcement 
Museum Act.>>  assembled,


    This Act may be cited as the ``National Law Enforcement Museum 


    Congress finds that there should be established a National Law 
Enforcement Museum to honor and commemorate the service and sacrifice of 
law enforcement officers in the United States.


    In this Act:
            (1) Memorial fund.--The term ``Memorial Fund'' means the 
        National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, Inc.
            (2) Museum.--The term ``Museum'' means the National Law 
        Enforcement Museum established under section 4(a).
            (3) Secretary.--The term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary 
        of the Interior.


    (a) Construction.--
            (1) In general.--The Memorial Fund may construct a National 
        Law Enforcement Museum on Federal land located on United States 
        Reservation #7, on the property bounded by--
                    (A) the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial 
                on the north;
                    (B) the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed 
                Forces on the west;
                    (C) Court Building C on the east; and
                    (D) Old City Hall on the south.
            (2) Underground facility.--The Memorial Fund shall be 
        permitted to construct part of the Museum underground below E 
        Street, NW.
            (3) Consultation.--The Museum Fund shall consult with and 
        coordinate with the Joint Committee on Administration of the 
        District of Columbia courts in the planning, design, and 
        construction of the Museum.

    (b) Design and Plans.--

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            (1) In general.--In carrying out subsection (a), the 
        Memorial Fund shall be responsible for preparation of the design 
        and plans for the Museum.
            (2) Approval.--The design and plans for the Museum shall be 
        subject to the approval of--
                    (A) the Secretary;
                    (B) the Commission of Fine Arts; and
                    (C) the National Capital Planning Commission.
            (3) Design requirements.--The Museum shall be designed so 
                    (A) there is available for underground planned use 
                by the courts of the District of Columbia for renovation 
                and expansion of Old City Hall--
                          (i) an area extending to a line that is at 
                      least 57 feet, 6 inches, north of the northernmost 
                      facade of Old City Hall and parallel to that 
                      facade; plus
                          (ii) an area extending beyond that line and 
                      comprising a part of a circle with a radius of 40 
                      feet measured from a point that is 59 feet, 9 
                      inches, from the center of that facade;
                    (B) the underground portion of the Museum has a 
                footprint of not less than 23,665 square feet;
                    (C) above ground, there is a no-build zone of 90 
                feet out from the northernmost face of the north portico 
                of the existing Old City Hall running east to west 
                parallel to Old City Hall;
                    (D) the aboveground portion of the Museum consists 
                of 2 entrance pavilions totaling a maximum of 10,000 
                square feet, neither of which shall exceed 6,000 square 
                feet and the height of neither of which shall exceed 25 
                feet, as measured from the curb of the westernmost 
                pavilion; and
                    (E) no portion of the aboveground portion of the 
                Museum is located within the 100-foot-wide area centered 
                on the north-south axis of the Old City Hall.
            (4) Parking.--The courts of the District of Columbia and the 
        United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces may 
        construct an underground parking structure in the southwest 
        quadrant of United States Reservation #7.

    (c) Operation and Use.--The Memorial Fund shall own, operate, and 
maintain the Museum after completion of construction.
    (d) Federal Share.--The United States shall pay no expense incurred 
in the establishment or construction of the Museum.
    (e) Funding Verification.--The Secretary shall not permit 
construction of the Museum to begin unless the Secretary determines that 
sufficient amounts are available to complete construction of the Museum 
in accordance with the design and plans approved under subsection (b).

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    (f) <<NOTE: Termination date.>>  Failure To Construct.--If the 
Memorial Fund fails to begin construction of the Museum by the date that 
is 10 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the authority to 
construct the Museum shall terminate on that date.

    Approved November 9, 2000.


HOUSE REPORTS: No. 106-918 accompanying H.R. 2710 (Comm. on Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 106-330 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
            Sept. 28, considered and passed Senate.
            Oct. 24, considered and passed House.