Removal of Authorization Ceiling for Canal Zone Biological Area

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Move to pass the Senate bill (S. 929) to amend the act of July 2, 1940 (20 U.S.C. 79e) that limits Appropriations for the Canal Zone Biological Area (CZBA) to $750,000. The purpose of this legislation is to remove this authorization ceiling and thereby enable the Smithsonian Institution to integrate the CZBA budget into the budget for the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution (STRI). House passed the Senate bill, S. 929.


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  • Forsythe, Edwin Bell 1916-1984
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  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)


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  • Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions
  • Report - Congressional


See Entry, "Appropriations for the Canal Zone Biological Area," Congressional Record-Senate May 25, 1983, S 7395;

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Report - Congressional

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Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: h 4969-h 4971

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