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During the past month representatives of the President-elect's transition team have visited the Institution in order to familiarize themselves with Smithsonian programs and resources. Following establishment of the new administration, the Institution may be required to amend its fiscal year 1982 budget request and to freeze fiscal year 1981 hiring and to restrict spending.

-- [[underlined]] Nonappropriated Trust Funds [[/underlined]] : The only change made to FY 1981 trust fund estimates is to reflect the $750,000 Unrestricted Trust Fund allocation for Conservation Analytical Laboratory equipment (previously included as a Special Programs expenditure) as a transfer to Plant Funds for MSC construction.
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