[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 111-340
111th Congress

An Act


 
To amend and extend the Museum and Library Services Act, and for other
purposes. <>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <>
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

(a) <>  Short Title.--This Act may be cited
as the ``Museum and Library Services Act of 2010''.

(b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as
follows:

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
Sec. 2. References.

TITLE I--GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec. 101. General definitions.
Sec. 102. Responsibilities of Director.
Sec. 103. Personnel.
Sec. 104. Board.
Sec. 105. Awards and medals.
Sec. 106. Research and analysis.
Sec. 107. Hearings.
Sec. 108. Administrative funds.

TITLE II--LIBRARY SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY

Sec. 201. Purposes.
Sec. 202. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 203. Reservations and allotments.
Sec. 204. State plans.
Sec. 205. Grants.
Sec. 206. Grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements.
Sec. 207. Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program.
Sec. 208. Conforming amendments.

TITLE III--MUSEUM SERVICES

Sec. 301. Purpose.
Sec. 302. Definitions.
Sec. 303. Museum services activities.
Sec. 304. Authorization of appropriations.

TITLE IV--REPEAL OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION
SCIENCE ACT

Sec. 401. Repeal.

SEC. 2. REFERENCES.

Except as otherwise expressly provided, wherever in this Act an
amendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment to, or repeal
of, a section or other provision, the reference shall be considered to
be made to a section or other provision of the Museum and Library
Services Act (20 U.S.C. 9101 et seq.).

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TITLE I--GENERAL PROVISIONS

SEC. 101. GENERAL DEFINITIONS.

Section 202 (20 U.S.C. 9101) is amended--
(1) by redesignating paragraphs (2) through (7) as
paragraphs (3) through (8), respectively; and
(2) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following:
``(2) Digital literacy skills.--The term `digital literacy
skills' means the skills associated with using technology to
enable users to find, evaluate, organize, create, and
communicate information.''.
SEC. 102. RESPONSIBILITIES OF DIRECTOR.

Section 204 (20 U.S.C. 9103) is amended--
(1) by striking subsection (c) and inserting the following:

``(c) Duties and Powers.--
``(1) Primary responsibility.--The Director shall have
primary responsibility for the development and implementation of
policy to ensure the availability of museum, library, and
information services adequate to meet the essential information,
education, research, economic, cultural, and civic needs of the
people of the United States.
``(2) Duties.--In carrying out the responsibility described
in paragraph (1), the Director shall--
``(A) advise the President, Congress, and other
Federal agencies and offices on museum, library, and
information services in order to ensure the creation,
preservation, organization, and dissemination of
knowledge;
``(B) engage Federal, State, and local governmental
agencies and private entities in assessing the museum,
library, and information services needs of the people of
the United States, and coordinate the development of
plans, policies, and activities to meet such needs
effectively;
``(C) carry out programs of research and
development, data collection, and financial assistance
to extend and improve the museum, library, and
information services of the people of the United States;
and
``(D) ensure that museum, library, and information
services are fully integrated into the information and
education infrastructures of the United States.'';
(2) by redesignating subsections (f) and (g) as subsections
(h) and (i), respectively; and
(3) by striking subsection (e) and inserting the following:

``(e) Interagency Agreements.--The Director may--
``(1) enter into interagency agreements to promote or assist
with the museum, library, and information services-related
activities of other Federal agencies, on either a reimbursable
or non-reimbursable basis; and
``(2) use funds appropriated under this Act for the costs of
such activities.

``(f) Coordination.--The Director shall ensure coordination of the
policies and activities of the Institute with the policies and
activities of other agencies and offices of the Federal Government
having interest in and responsibilities for the improvement of

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museums and libraries and information services. Where appropriate, the
Director shall ensure that such policies and activities are coordinated
with--
``(1) activities under section 1251 of the Elementary and
Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6383);
``(2) programs and activities under the Head Start Act (42
U.S.C. 9831 et seq.) (including programs and activities under
subparagraphs (H)(vii) and (J)(iii) of section 641(d)(2) of such
Act) (42 U.S.C. 9836(d)(2));
``(3) activities under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998
(29 U.S.C. 2801 et seq.) (including activities under section
134(c) of such Act) (29 U.S.C. 2864(c)); and
``(4) Federal programs and activities that increase the
capacity of libraries and museums to act as partners in economic
and community development, education and research, improving
digital literacy skills, and disseminating health information.

``(g) Interagency Collaboration.--The Director shall work jointly
with the individuals heading relevant Federal departments and agencies,
including the Secretary of Labor, the Secretary of Education, the
Administrator of the Small Business Administration, the Chairman of the
Federal Communications Commission, the Director of the National Science
Foundation, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of
State, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the
Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Housing and Urban
Development, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, the
Chairman of the National Endowment of the Humanities, and the Director
of the Office of Management and Budget, or the designees of such
individuals, on--
``(1) initiatives, materials, or technology to support
workforce development activities undertaken by libraries;
``(2) resource and policy approaches to eliminate barriers
to fully leveraging the role of libraries and museums in
supporting the early learning, literacy, lifelong learning,
digital literacy, workforce development, and education needs of
the people of the United States; and
``(3) initiatives, materials, or technology to support
educational, cultural, historical, scientific, environmental,
and other activities undertaken by museums.''.
SEC. 103. PERSONNEL.

Section 206 (20 U.S.C. 9105) is amended--
(1) by striking paragraph (2) of subsection (b) and
inserting the following:
``(2) Number and compensation.--
``(A) In general.--The number of employees appointed
and compensated under paragraph (1) shall not exceed \1/
5\ of the number of full-time regular or professional
employees of the Institute.
``(B) Rate of compensation.--
``(i) In general.--Except as provided in
clause (ii), the rate of basic compensation for
the employees appointed and compensated under
paragraph (1) may not exceed the rate prescribed
for level GS-15 of the General Schedule under
section 5332 of title 5, United States Code.

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``(ii) Exception.--The Director may appoint
not more than 3 employees under paragraph (1) at a
rate of basic compensation that exceeds the rate
described in clause (i) but does not exceed the
rate of basic pay in effect for positions at level
IV of the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of
title 5, United States Code.''; and
(2) by adding at the end the following:

``(d) Experts and Consultants.--The Director may use experts and
consultants, including panels of experts, who may be employed as
authorized under section 3109 of title 5, United States Code.''.
SEC. 104. BOARD.

Section 207 (20 U.S.C. 9105a) is amended--
(1) in subsection (b)--
(A) in paragraph (1)--
(i) by striking subparagraph (D); and
(ii) by redesignating subparagraphs (E) and
(F) as subparagraphs (D) and (E), respectively;
(B) in paragraph (2)--
(i) in the matter preceding clause (i) of
subparagraph (A), by striking ``(1)(E)'' and
inserting ``(1)(D)''; and
(ii) in the matter preceding clause (i) of
subparagraph (B), by striking ``(1)(F)'' and
inserting ``(1)(E)''; and
(C) in paragraph (4)--
(i) by inserting ``and'' after ``Library
Services,''; and
(ii) by striking ``, and the Chairman of the
National Commission on Library and Information
Science'';
(2) in subsection (c)--
(A) in paragraph (1)--
(i) by striking ``Except as otherwise provided
in this subsection, each'' and inserting ``Each'';
and
(ii) by striking ``(E) or (F)'' and inserting
``(D) or (E)''; and
(B) in paragraph (2), by striking ``Initial board
appointments.--'' and all that follows through ``The
terms of the first members'' and inserting the
following: ``Authority to adjust terms.--The terms of
the members'';
(3) in subsection (d)--
(A) in paragraph (1), by striking ``relating to
museum and library services, including financial
assistance awarded under this title'' and inserting
``relating to museum, library, and information
services''; and
(B) by striking paragraph (2) and inserting the
following:
``(2) National awards and medals.--The Museum and Library
Services Board shall advise the Director in awarding national
awards and medals under section 209.''; and
(4) in subsection (i), by striking ``take steps to ensure
that the policies and activities of the Institute are
coordinated with other activities of the Federal Government''
and inserting ``coordinate the development and implementation of
policies and activities as described in subsections (f) and (g)
of section 204''.

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SEC. 105. AWARDS AND MEDALS.

Section 209 (20 U.S.C. 9107) is amended to read as follows:
``SEC. 209. AWARDS AND MEDALS.

``The Director, with the advice of the Museum and Library Services
Board, may annually award national awards and medals for library and
museum services to outstanding libraries and museums that have made
significant contributions in service to their communities.''.
SEC. 106. RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS.

Section 210 (20 U.S.C. 9108) is amended to read as follows:
``SEC. 210. POLICY RESEARCH, ANALYSIS, DATA COLLECTION, AND
DISSEMINATION.

``(a) <>  In General.--The Director shall annually
conduct policy research, analysis, and data collection to extend and
improve the Nation's museum, library, and information services.

``(b) Requirements.--The policy research, analysis, and data
collection shall be conducted in ongoing collaboration (as determined
appropriate by the Director), and in consultation, with--
``(1) State library administrative agencies;
``(2) national, State, and regional library and museum
organizations; and
``(3) other relevant agencies and organizations.

``(c) Objectives.--The policy research, analysis, and data
collection shall be used to--
``(1) identify national needs for and trends in museum,
library, and information services;
``(2) measure and report on the impact and effectiveness of
museum, library, and information services throughout the United
States, including the impact of Federal programs authorized
under this Act;
``(3) identify best practices; and
``(4) develop plans to improve museum, library, and
information services of the United States and to strengthen
national, State, local, regional, and international
communications and cooperative networks.

``(d) Dissemination.--Each year, the Director shall widely
disseminate, as appropriate to accomplish the objectives under
subsection (c), the results of the policy research, analysis, and data
collection carried out under this section.
``(e) Authority To Contract.--The Director is authorized--
``(1) to enter into contracts, grants, cooperative
agreements, and other arrangements with Federal agencies and
other public and private organizations to carry out the
objectives under subsection (c); and
``(2) to publish and disseminate, in a form determined
appropriate by the Director, the reports, findings, studies, and
other materials prepared under paragraph (1).

``(f) Authorization of Appropriations.--
``(1) In general.--There are authorized to be appropriated
to carry out this section $3,500,000 for fiscal year 2011 and
such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 2012
through 2016.
``(2) Availability of funds.--Sums appropriated under
paragraph (1) for any fiscal year shall remain available for
obligation until expended.''.

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SEC. 107. HEARINGS.

Subtitle A (20 U.S.C. 9101 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end
the following:
``SEC. 210B. <>  HEARINGS.

``The Director is authorized to conduct hearings at such times and
places as the Director determines appropriate for carrying out the
purposes of this subtitle.''.
SEC. 108. ADMINISTRATIVE FUNDS.

Subtitle A (20 U.S.C. 9101 et seq.), as amended by section 107, is
further amended by adding at the end the following:
``SEC. 210C. <>  ADMINISTRATIVE FUNDS.

``Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Director
shall establish one account to be used to pay the Federal administrative
costs of carrying out this Act, and not more than a total of 7 percent
of the funds appropriated under sections 210(f), 214, and 275 shall be
placed in such account.''.

TITLE II--LIBRARY SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY

SEC. 201. PURPOSES.

Section 212 (20 U.S.C. 9121) is amended--
(1) by striking paragraph (1) and inserting the following:
``(1) to enhance coordination among Federal programs that
relate to library and information services;'';
(2) in paragraph (2), by inserting ``continuous'' after
``promote'';
(3) in paragraph (3), by striking ``and'' after the
semicolon;
(4) in paragraph (4), by striking the period at the end and
inserting a semicolon; and
(5) by adding at the end the following:
``(5) to promote literacy, education, and lifelong learning
and to enhance and expand the services and resources provided by
libraries, including those services and resources relating to
workforce development, 21st century skills, and digital literacy
skills;
``(6) to enhance the skills of the current library workforce
and to recruit future professionals to the field of library and
information services;
``(7) to ensure the preservation of knowledge and library
collections in all formats and to enable libraries to serve
their communities during disasters;
``(8) to enhance the role of libraries within the
information infrastructure of the United States in order to
support research, education, and innovation; and
``(9) to promote library services that provide users with
access to information through national, State, local, regional,
and international collaborations and networks.''.
SEC. 202. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

Section 214 (20 U.S.C. 9123) is amended--
(a) by striking subsection (a) and inserting the following:
``(a) In General.--There are authorized to be appropriated--

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``(1) to carry out chapters 1, 2, and 3, $232,000,000 for
fiscal year 2011 and such sums as may be necessary for each of
the fiscal years 2012 through 2016; and
``(2) to carry out chapter 4, $24,500,000 for fiscal year
2011 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal
years 2012 through 2016.''; and

(b) by striking subsection (c).
SEC. 203. RESERVATIONS AND ALLOTMENTS.

Section 221(b)(3) (20 U.S.C. 9131(b)(3)) is amended--
(1) in subparagraph (A)--
(A) by striking ``$340,000'' and inserting
``$680,000''; and
(B) by striking ``$40,000'' and inserting
``$60,000'';
(2) by striking subparagraph (C); and
(3) by redesignating subparagraph (D) as subparagraph (C).
SEC. 204. STATE PLANS.

Section 224 (20 U.S.C. 9134) is amended--
(1) in subsection (b)--
(A) by redesignating paragraphs (6) and (7) as
paragraphs (7) and (8), respectively; and
(B) after paragraph (5), by inserting the following:
``(6) describe how the State library administrative agency
will work with other State agencies and offices where
appropriate to coordinate resources, programs, and activities
and leverage, but not replace, the Federal and State investment
in--
``(A) elementary and secondary education, including
coordination with the activities within the State that
are supported by a grant under section 1251 of the
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20
U.S.C. 6383);
``(B) early childhood education, including
coordination with--
``(i) the State's activities carried out under
subsections (b)(4) and (e)(1) of section 642 of
the Head Start Act (42 U.S.C. 9837); and
``(ii) the activities described in the State's
strategic plan in accordance with section
642B(a)(4)(B)(i) of such Act (42 U.S.C.
9837b(a)(4)(B)(i));
``(C) workforce development, including coordination
with--
``(i) the activities carried out by the State
workforce investment board under section 111(d) of
the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (29 U.S.C.
2821(d)); and
``(ii) the State's one-stop delivery system
established under section 134(c) of such Act (29
U.S.C. 2864(c)); and
``(D) other Federal programs and activities that
relate to library services, including economic and
community development and health information;''; and
(2) in subsection (e)(2), by inserting ``, including through
electronic means'' before the period at the end.
SEC. 205. GRANTS.

Section 231 (20 U.S.C. 9141) is amended--
(1) in subsection (a)--

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(A) in paragraph (1), by inserting before the
semicolon the following: ``in order to support such
individuals' needs for education, lifelong learning,
workforce development, and digital literacy skills'';
(B) in paragraph (2), by striking ``electronic
networks;'' and inserting ``collaborations and networks;
and'';
(C) by redesignating paragraph (2) (as amended by
subparagraph (B)) as paragraph (7), and by moving such
paragraph so as to appear after paragraph (6);
(D) by striking paragraph (3);
(E) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following:
``(2) establishing or enhancing electronic and other
linkages and improved coordination among and between libraries
and entities, as described in section 224(b)(6), for the purpose
of improving the quality of and access to library and
information services;
``(3)(A) providing training and professional development,
including continuing education, to enhance the skills of the
current library workforce and leadership, and advance the
delivery of library and information services; and
``(B) enhancing efforts to recruit future professionals to
the field of library and information services;'';
(F) in paragraph (5), by striking ``and'' after the
semicolon;
(G) in paragraph (6), by striking the period and
inserting a semicolon; and
(H) by adding at the end the following:
``(8) carrying out other activities consistent with the
purposes set forth in section 212, as described in the State
library administrative agency's plan.''; and
(2) by striking subsection (b) and inserting the following:

``(b) Special Rule.--Each State library administrative agency
receiving funds under this chapter may apportion the funds available for
the priorities described in subsection (a) as appropriate to meet the
needs of the individual State.''.
SEC. 206. GRANTS, CONTRACTS, OR COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS.

Section 262(a) (20 U.S.C. 9162(a)) is amended--
(1) by striking paragraphs (1) and (2) and inserting the
following:
``(1) building workforce and institutional capacity for
managing the national information infrastructure and serving the
information and education needs of the public;
``(2)(A) research and demonstration projects related to the
improvement of libraries or the enhancement of library and
information services through effective and efficient use of new
technologies, including projects that enable library users to
acquire digital literacy skills and that make information
resources more accessible and available; and
``(B) dissemination of information derived from such
projects;''; and
(2) in paragraph (3)--
(A) by striking ``digitization'' and inserting
``digitizing''; and
(B) by inserting ``, including the development of
national, regional, statewide, or local emergency plans
that

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would ensure the preservation of knowledge and library
collections in the event of a disaster'' before ``;
and''.
SEC. 207. LAURA BUSH 21ST CENTURY LIBRARIAN PROGRAM.

Subtitle B (20 U.S.C. 9121 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end
the following:

``CHAPTER 4--LAURA BUSH 21ST CENTURY LIBRARIANS

``SEC. 264. <>  LAURA BUSH 21ST CENTURY
LIBRARIAN PROGRAM.

``(a) Purpose.--It is the purpose of this chapter to develop a
diverse workforce of librarians by--
``(1) recruiting and educating the next generation of
librarians, including by encouraging middle or high school
students and postsecondary students to pursue careers in library
and information science;
``(2) developing faculty and library leaders, including by
increasing the institutional capacity of graduate schools of
library and information science; and
``(3) enhancing the training and professional development of
librarians and the library workforce to meet the needs of their
communities, including those needs relating to literacy and
education, workforce development, lifelong learning, and digital
literacy.

``(b) Activities.--From the amounts provided under section
214(a)(2), the Director may enter into arrangements, including grants,
contracts, cooperative agreements, and other forms of assistance, with
libraries, library consortia and associations, institutions of higher
education (as defined in section 101 of the Higher Education Act of 1965
(20 U.S.C. 1001)), and other entities that the Director determines
appropriate, for projects that further the purpose of this chapter, such
as projects that--
``(1) increase the number of students enrolled in nationally
accredited graduate library and information science programs and
preparing for careers of service in libraries;
``(2) recruit future professionals, including efforts to
attract promising middle school, high school, or postsecondary
students to consider careers in library and information science;
``(3) develop or enhance professional development programs
for librarians and the library workforce;
``(4) enhance curricula within nationally accredited
graduate library and information science programs;
``(5) enhance doctoral education in order to develop faculty
to educate the future generation of library professionals and
develop the future generation of library leaders; and
``(6) conduct research, including research to support the
successful recruitment and education of the next generation of
librarians.

``(c) Evaluation.--The Director shall establish procedures for
reviewing and evaluating projects supported under this chapter.''.
SEC. 208. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

The National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965
(20 U.S.C. 951 et seq.) is amended--
(1) in section 4(a) (20 U.S.C. 953(a)), by striking
``Institute of Museum Services'' and inserting ``Institute of
Museum and Library Services''; and

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(2) in section 9 (20 U.S.C. 958), by striking ``Institute of
Museum Services'' each place the term appears and inserting
``Institute of Museum and Library Services''.

TITLE III--MUSEUM SERVICES

SEC. 301. PURPOSE.

Section 272 (20 U.S.C. 9171) is amended--
(1) in paragraph (3), by inserting ``through international,
national, regional, State, and local networks and partnerships''
after ``services'';
(2) in paragraph (5), by striking ``and'' after the
semicolon;
(3) in paragraph (6), by striking the period and inserting a
semicolon; and
(4) by adding at the end the following:
``(7) to encourage and support museums as a part of economic
development and revitalization in communities;
``(8) to ensure museums of various types and sizes in
diverse geographic regions of the United States are afforded
attention and support; and
``(9) to support efforts at the State level to leverage
museum resources and maximize museum services.''.
SEC. 302. DEFINITIONS.

Section 273(1) (20 U.S.C. 9172(1)) is amended by inserting
``includes museums that have tangible and digital collections and''
after ``Such term''.
SEC. 303. MUSEUM SERVICES ACTIVITIES.

Section 274 (20 U.S.C. 9173) is amended--
(1) in subsection (a)--
(A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by
inserting ``, States, local governments,'' after ``with
museums'';
(B) by redesignating paragraphs (5) through (10) as
paragraphs (6) through (11), respectively;
(C) by striking paragraphs (3) and (4) and inserting
the following:
``(3) supporting the conservation and preservation of museum
collections, including efforts to--
``(A) provide optimal conditions for storage,
exhibition, and use;
``(B) prepare for and respond to disasters and
emergency situations;
``(C) establish endowments for conservation; and
``(D) train museum staff in collections care;
``(4) supporting efforts at the State level to leverage
museum resources, including statewide assessments of museum
services and needs and development of State plans to improve and
maximize museum services through the State;
``(5) stimulating greater collaboration, in order to share
resources and strengthen communities, among museums and--
``(A) libraries;
``(B) schools;
``(C) international, Federal, State, regional, and
local agencies or organizations;
``(D) nongovernmental organizations; and
``(E) other community organizations;'';

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(D) in paragraph (6) (as redesignated by
subparagraph (B)), by striking ``broadcast media'' and
inserting ``media, including new ways to disseminate
information,''; and
(E) in paragraph (9) (as redesignated by
subparagraph (B)), by striking ``at all levels,'' and
inserting ``, and the skills of museum staff, at all
levels, and to support the development of the next
generation of museum leaders and professionals,''; and
(2) in subsection (c)--
(A) by redesignating paragraph (2) as paragraph (3);
(B) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following:
``(2) Grant distribution.--In awarding grants, the Director
shall take into consideration the equitable distribution of
grants to museums of various types and sizes and to different
geographic areas of the United States''; and
(C) in paragraph (2)--
(i) in subparagraph (A), by striking
``awards''; and
(ii) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``, but
subsequent'' and inserting ``. Subsequent''.
SEC. 304. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

Section 275 (20 U.S.C. 9176) is amended--
(1) by striking subsection (a) and inserting the following:

``(a) Grants.--For the purpose of carrying out this subtitle, there
are authorized to be appropriated to the Director $38,600,000 for fiscal
year 2011 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years
2012 through 2016.'';
(2) by striking subsection (b);
(3) by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (b); and
(4) by adding at the end the following:

``(c) Funding Rules.--Notwithstanding any other provision of this
subtitle, if the amount appropriated under subsection (a) for a fiscal
year is greater than the amount appropriated under such subsection for
fiscal year 2011 by more than $10,000,000, then an amount of not less
than 30 percent but not more than 50 percent of the increase in
appropriated funds shall be available, from the funds appropriated under
such subsection for the fiscal year, to enter into arrangements under
section 274 to carry out the State assessments described in section
274(a)(4) and to assist States in the implementation of such plans.''.

TITLE IV--REPEAL OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION
SCIENCE ACT

SEC. 401. REPEAL.

(a) <>  In General.--The
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science Act (20 U.S.C.
1501 et seq.) is repealed.

(b) <>  Transfer of Functions.--The
functions that the National Commission on Libraries and Information
Science exercised before the date of enactment of this Act shall be
transferred to the Institute of Museum and Library Services established
under section 203 of the Museum and Library Services Act (20 U.S.C.
9102).

(c) Transfer and Allocation of Appropriations and Personnel.--The
personnel and the assets, contracts, property, records,

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and unexpended balance of appropriations, authorizations, allocations,
and other funds employed, held, used, arising from, available to, or to
be made available for the functions and activities vested by law in the
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science shall be
transferred to the Institute of Museum and Library Services upon the
date of enactment of this Act.
(d) <>  References.--Any reference to the
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science in any Federal
law, Executive Order, rule, delegation of authority, or document shall
be construed to refer to the Institute of Museum and Library Services
when the reference regards functions transferred under subsection (b).

Approved December 22, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 3984:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
Dec. 7, considered and passed Senate.
Dec. 14, considered and passed House.