[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 122, 110th Congress, 2nd Session]
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122 STAT. 3726

Public Law 110-336
110th Congress

An Act


 
To reauthorize the sound recording and film preservation programs of the
Library of Congress, and for other purposes. [NOTE: Oct. 2,
2008 -  [H.R. 5893]]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress [NOTE: Library of Congress Sound
Recording and Film Preser- vation Programs Reauthorization Act of
2008.] assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT [NOTE: 2 USC 179l note.] TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Library of Congress Sound Recording
and Film Preservation Programs Reauthorization Act of 2008''.
SEC. 2. SOUND RECORDING PRESERVATION PROGRAMS.

(a) National Recording Preservation Board.--
(1) Reauthorization.--
(A) In general.--Section 133 of the National
Recording Preservation Act of 2000 (2 U.S.C. 1743) is
amended by striking ``for each of the first 7 fiscal
years beginning on or after the date of the enactment of
this Act'' and inserting ``for the first fiscal year
beginning on or after the date of the enactment of this
Act and each succeeding fiscal year through fiscal year
2016''.
(B) Effective [NOTE: 2 USC 1743 note.] date.--The
amendment made by subparagraph (A) shall take effect as
if included in the enactment of the National Recording
Preservation Act of 2000.
(2) Criteria for removal of members.--Section 122(d)(2) of
such Act (2 U.S.C. 1722(d)(2)) is amended to read as follows:
``(2) Removal of members.--The Librarian shall have the
authority to remove any member of the Board if the member fails,
after receiving proper notification, to attend (or send a
designated alternate to attend) a regularly scheduled Board
meeting, or if the member is determined by the Librarian to have
substantially failed to fulfill the member's responsibilities as
a member of the Board.''.

(b) National Recording Preservation Foundation.--
(1) Reauthorization.--
(A) In general.--Section 152411(a) of title 36,
United States Code, is amended by striking ``for each of
the first 7 fiscal years beginning on or after the date
of the enactment of this chapter'' and inserting ``for
the first fiscal year beginning on or after the date of
the enactment of this chapter and each succeeding fiscal
year through fiscal year 2016''.
(B) Effective [NOTE: 36 USC 152411 note.] date.--
The amendment made by subparagraph (A) shall take effect
as if included in the

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enactment of the National Recording Preservation Act of
2000.
(2) Permitting board members to serve more than 2 terms.--
Section [NOTE: 36 USC 152403.] 152403(b)(4) of such title is
amended by striking the second sentence.
(3) Permitting board to determine location of principal
office.--
(A) In general.--Section 152406 of such title is
amended by striking ``District of Columbia.'' and
inserting ``District of Columbia or another place as
determined by the Board of Directors.''.
(B) Conforming amendment.--Section 152405(b) of such
title is amended by striking ``District of Columbia,''
and inserting ``jurisdiction in which the principal
office of the corporation is located,''.
(4) Clarification of limitation on use of funds for
administrative expenses.--Section 152411(b) of such title is
amended to read as follows:

``(b) Limitation Related to Administrative Expenses.--Amounts
authorized under this section may not be used by the corporation for
management and general or fundraising expenses as reported to the
Internal Revenue Service as part of an annual information return
required under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.''.
SEC. 3. FILM PRESERVATION PROGRAMS.

(a) National Film Preservation Board.--
(1) Reauthorization.--
(A) In general.--Section 112 of the National Film
Preservation Act of 1996 (2 U.S.C. 179v) is amended by
inserting after ``the Librarian'' the following: ``for
the first fiscal year beginning on or after the date of
the enactment of this Act and each succeeding fiscal
year through fiscal year 2016''.
(B) Conforming amendment.--Section 113 of such Act
(2 U.S.C. 179w) is amended by striking the first
sentence.
(C) Effective [NOTE: 2 USC 179v note.] date.--The
amendments made by this paragraph shall take effect as
if included in the enactment of the National Film
Preservation Act of 1996.
(2) Expanding authorized uses of seal.--Section 103(b) of
such Act (2 U.S.C. 179m(b)) is amended by adding at the end the
following: ``The Librarian may authorize the use of the seal by
the Library or by others for other limited purposes in order to
promote in the National Film Registry when exhibiting, showing,
or otherwise disseminating films in the Registry.''.
(3) Updating names of organizations represented on board.--
Section 104(a)(1) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 179n(a)(1)) is amended--
(A) in subparagraph (E), by striking ``Cinema'' and
inserting ``Cinema and Media'';
(B) in subparagraph (G), by striking ``Department of
Film and Television'' and inserting ``Department of
Film, Television, and Digital Media'';
(C) in subparagraph (H), by striking ``Film and
Television'' and inserting ``Cinema Studies''; and
(D) by amending subparagraph (L) to read as follows:

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``(L) Screen Actors Guild.''.

(b) National Film Preservation Foundation.--
(1) Reauthorization.--Section 151711(a) of title 36, United
States Code, is amended to read as follows: by inserting after
the first sentence the following:

``(a) Authorization of Appropriations.--
``(1) In general.--There are authorized to be appropriated
to the Library of Congress amounts necessary to carry out this
chapter, not to exceed--
``(A) $530,000 for each of the fiscal years 2005
through 2009;
``(B) $750,000 for each of the fiscal years 2010
through 2011; and
``(C) $1,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2012
through 2016.
``(2) Matching.--The amounts authorized to be appropriated
under this subsection are to be made available to the
corporation to match any private contributions (whether in
currency, services, or property) made to the corporation by
private persons and State and local governments.''.
(2) Repatriation of films from foreign archives as purpose
of foundation.--Section 151702(1) of such title is amended by
striking ``United States;'' and inserting ``United States and
the repatriation of American films from foreign archives;''.
(3) Extension of deadline for filling vacancies in
membership of board of directors.--Section 151703(b)(5) of such
title is amended by striking ``60 days'' and inserting ``120
days''.

Approved October 2, 2008.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5893:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 110-683, Pt. 1 (Comm. on House Administration).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 154 (2008):
June 4, considered and passed House.
Sept. 16, considered and passed Senate.