An Act Making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of such District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932, and for other purposes

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The sum of $255,540 is appropriated for the following expenses of the National Zoological Park: for roads, walks, bridges, water supply, sewerage, and drainage; grading, planting, and improving the grounds, repairing buildings; care, subsistence, and transportation of animals; necessary employees; procurement of live specimens; for the purchase, issue, operation and exchange of bicycles and motor cycles, revolvers and ammunition; construction of fencing around the park; for purchasing and supplying uniforms to park police and keepers; purchase of books and periodicals. For the preparation of plans and specifications for a public exhibition building for small mammals, $4,500 is to be immediately available.


National Zoological Park (U.S.)


Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 46 Stat. 1376
  • Title 20, Education, Chapter 4
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

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46 Stat. 1376 (1931); ch. 282 (Book)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 1931
  • 02/23/1931


  • Sewerage
  • Books and reading
  • Architecture
  • Roads
  • Officials and employees
  • Water-supply
  • Firearms
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Mammals
  • Bridges
  • Drainage
  • Uniforms
  • Museum finance
  • Animals
  • Fences
  • Motorcycles
  • Bicycles
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Specimens
  • Exhibitions
  • Finances
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Salaries
  • Watchmen
  • Books
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Officials and employees--Salaries


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1376, 1411

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