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Part 22.  North Carolina Zoological Park Council.

§ 143B‑335.  North Carolina Zoological ParkCouncil – creation; powers and duties.

There is hereby created the North Carolina Zoological Park Council ofthe Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The North CarolinaZoological Park Council shall have the following functions and duties:

(1)        To advise the Secretary on the basic concepts of and for theZoological Park, approve conceptual plans for the Zoological Park and itsbuildings;

(2)        To advise on the construction, furnishings, equipment andoperations of the North Carolina Zoological Park;

(2a)      To establish and set admission fees with the approval of theSecretary of Environment and Natural Resources as provided in G.S. 143‑177.3(b);

(3)        To recommend programs to promote public appreciation of theNorth Carolina Zoological Park;

(4)        To disseminate information on animals and the park as deemednecessary;

(5)        To develop effective public support of the North CarolinaZoological Park through whatever means are desirable and necessary;

(6)        To solicit financial and material support from variousprivate sources within and without the State of North Carolina; and

(7)        To advise the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resourcesupon any matter the Secretary may refer to it. (1973, c. 1262, s. 83; 1977, c. 771, s. 4; 1981, c.278, s. 2; 1989, c. 727, s. 218(147); 1997‑443, s. 11A.119(a).)