Senate Bill 0465
DIGEST OF SB465 (Updated February 4, 2004 6:17 pm - DI 84)
Indiana library and historical department. Establishes the office of the commissioner, the administrative division, the state library, the Indiana war memorials commission, the division of state museums and historic sites (currently under the department of natural resources), and the division of historic preservation and archeology (currently under the department of natural resources) within the Indiana library and historical department (department). Provides that the commissioner of the department is appointed by the governor. Provides that the library board has control of the state library. Increases the number on members on the state library board. Transfers duties of the historical bureau to the state library, the state museum, and the division of state museums and historic sites. Transfers the duties of the commission on public records to the state library. Cancels the historical bureau's FY 2004-2005 appropriation. Makes conforming amendments.
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