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. SL 2019-118. Enacted July 11, 2019. Effective July 11, 2019.
Bill Summaries: S525 TEXTILE HIST. SITE/OPERATE SE NC MUSEUM (NEW).
Summary date: Jul 11 2019 - View Summary
Summary date: Jun 26 2019 - View Summary
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.
Summary date: May 2 2019 - View Summary
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes a technical change to refer to the Office of Archives and History in the act's reporting requirement.
Summary date: Apr 3 2019 - View Summary
Directs the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Office of Archives and History (Office), to evaluate the real property and textile collection held by the Randolph Heritage Conservancy Inc. to determine the feasibility of its use in establishing a State historic site or museum to interpret the State's textile production and industrial history. Requires the Office to report to the specified entities and NCGA committee by May 1, 2020.