Bill Summary for S 525 (2019-2020)

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Jun 26 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 525 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 2, 2019
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A STATE HISTORIC SITE TO INTERPRET THE STATE'S TEXTILE PRODUCTION AND INDUSTRIAL HISTORY AND THE FEASIBILITY OF OPERATING A MUSEUM IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.
Intro. by Tillman.

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Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.

Directs the Office of Archives and History (Office) to evaluate and determine the feasibility of establishing the Erwin Textile Museum as a State historic site or State museum. Requires the Office to report to the Harnett County Board of Commissioners, the Town of Erwin, the Erwin Textile Museum, and the specified NCGA committee by May 1, 2020. Allows the Office to report jointly or separately with its report on the property of the Randolph Heritage Conservancy Inc. (also required by the act, as previously specified). Authorizes the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources to use up to $20,000 of the funds appropriated to it for the 2018-19 fiscal year for the evaluations and reports on the Randolph Heritage Conservancy Inc. and the Erwin Textile Museum.

Further, directs the Office to evaluate the feasibility of operating a museum in southeastern North Carolina and to report its findings and recommendations to the specified NCGA committee by October 1, 2020.

Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.

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