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House Bill 1704

House Bill 1704

ARCHIVE (2005)

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Department of heritage. Establishes the department of Indiana heritage. Allows the natural resources commission to set, collect, and review admission fees for historic sites. Makes changes to the organization and duties of the division of state museums and historic sites and the division's board of trustees. Establishes the historic site fund and requires the admission fees and historic property sales to be deposited in the historic site fund (instead of in the museum acquisition fund). Provides that at least 51% of the fees collected from a particular historic site must be used for the educational programs conducted at the historic site and for the maintenance and operation of the historic site. Requires the state personnel department and the budget agency to study the structure of the department of Indiana heritage. Makes a technical correction.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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