MICHIGAN HISTORICAL COMMISSION (EXCERPT)
Act 271 of 1913
399.4 Historical commission; duties.
The commission shall collect, arrange, and preserve material, including records, archives, paintings, and statuary illustrative of and relating to the history of Michigan and the old northwest territory; procure and preserve narratives of the early pioneers; collect material concerning the Indian tribes in Michigan; collect, prepare, and display in the Michigan historical museum objects indicative of the life, customs, dress, and resources of the early residents of Michigan; and publish source materials and historical studies relative to and illustrative of the history of the state, including historical materials and studies furnished for that purpose by educational institutions and by the historical society of Michigan. The commission shall cooperate with and assist the historical society of Michigan and local historical societies in this state and help to organize new local historical societies of similar nature and purpose.
History: 1913, Act 271, Imd. Eff. May 8, 1913
CL 1915, 10730
Am. 1917, Act 192, Imd. Eff. May 8, 1917
CL 1929, 8117
CL 1948, 399.4
Am. 1992, Act 190, Imd. Eff. Oct. 5, 1992
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of department of history, arts, and libraries regarding state archives program to department of natural resources, see E.R.O. No. 2009-26, compiled at MCL 399.752.For transfer of powers and duties relating to promotion of history and the preservation of the state's historical resources to the department of natural resources, see E.R.O. No. 2009-26, compiled at MCL 399.752.For transfer of Michigan historical commission to department of natural resources, see E.R.O. No. 2009-26, compiled at MCL 399.752.
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