Introduced House Bill (H)

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Merger of state library and the historical bureau. Merges the Indiana historical bureau into the Indiana state library as a division of the library. (Current law specifies that the Indiana historical bureau and the Indiana state library are separate divisions of the Indiana library and historical department (ILHD).) Specifies that: (1) the ILHD shall manage the library; and (2) the library shall manage the bureau. Requires the director of the library to appoint a chief administrative officer of the bureau. (Current law requires the board of the ILHD to appoint a director of the bureau.) Makes conforming changes. Merger of state library and the historical bureau. Merges the Indiana historical bureau into the Indiana state library as a division of the library. (Current law specifies that the Indiana historical bureau and the Indiana state library are separate divisions of the Indiana library and historical department (ILHD).) Specifies that: (1) the ILHD shall manage the library; and (2) the library shall manage the bureau. Requires the director of the library to appoint a chief administrative officer of the bureau. (Current law requires the board of the ILHD to appoint a director of the bureau.) Makes conforming changes.