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, 1940, and for other purposes

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Summary

The sum of $237,060 is appropriated for the National Zoological Park expenses, including: roads, walks, bridges, water supply, sewerage, and drainage; improving the grounds; erecting and repairing buildings; care and transportation of animals; necessary employees; traveling expenses; procurement and care of live specimens; maintenance and operation of one motor vehicle; purchase and maintenance of bicycles and non-passenger-carrying motor vehicles, revolvers, and ammunition; purchasing and supplying uniforms to Park Police and keepers; and purchase of necessary books and periodicals. No part of this sum shall be available for architect's fees or compensation.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 53 Stat. 1004
  • Title 20, Education, Chapter 4
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

53 Stat. 1004 (1939); ch 281 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1939
  • 07/15/1939

Topic

  • Books and reading
  • Architects
  • Roads
  • Motor vehicles
  • Ammunition
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Salaries
  • Watchmen
  • Description and travel
  • Sewerage
  • Architecture
  • Finance
  • Officials and employees
  • Water-supply
  • Firearms
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Bridges
  • Drainage
  • Uniforms
  • Museum finance
  • Animals
  • Bicycles
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Specimens
  • Periodicals
  • Books
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Officials and employees--Salaries
  • Travel

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1004, 1032

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