Summary: H.R.12362 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/25/1978)

Establishes in the executive branch the National Zoological Foundation consisting of a National Zoological Board and a Director. Directs the Foundation to award scholarships for the training of staff members for zoos and aquariums, initiate and support research to improve the welfare of animals in zoos and aquariums, establish accreditation standards for zoos and aquariums, and to make specified project and program grants. Authorizes the Foundation to initiate and support appropriate research at academic and other nonprofit institutions.