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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5097.997-5097.998



5097.997.  For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms
have the following meanings:
   (a) " Heritage center" means the California Indian Heritage
Center.
   (b) "Task force" means the California Indian Heritage Center Task
Force as described in Section 5097.998.



5097.998.  (a) The California Indian Heritage Center Task Force is
hereby created within the department. The task force shall be
convened by the department on or before February 1, 2003.
   (b) The task force shall consist of 9 voting members, appointed as
follows:
   (1) Three members from separate California Indian tribes,
appointed by the director. Each member shall reside in California at
the time of appointment. The director shall consider geographic and
cultural diversity when making the appointments.
   (2) Two members from California Indian tribes shall be appointed
by the Executive Secretary of the Native American Heritage
Commission. In making these appointments, the executive secretary
shall select those individuals who have demonstrated an expertise in
any of the following areas:
   (A) American Indian education.
   (B) California Indian arts, culture, and language.
   (C) California Indian history.
   (3) One member shall be the director or his or her designee. This
member shall serve as the executive secretary of the task force and
coordinate work product and assistance with the department.
   (4) One member shall be the Executive Secretary of the Native
American Heritage Commission or his or her designee.
   (5) One member shall be the State Librarian or his or her
designee.
   (6) One member shall be the Secretary of the Resources Agency or
his or her designee.
   (c) The task force shall elect a chairperson and determine the
term of office of the chairperson by majority vote.
   (d) Members of the task force may not receive any state
compensation for their services or be reimbursed for travel or per
diem expenses.
   (e) The duties and responsibilities of the task force shall
include, but shall not be limited to, all of the following:
   (1) Making recommendations to the department on the potential
siting of the heritage center. Every effort shall be made to site the
heritage center within proximity of other cultural and historical
facilities. The siting recommendations shall also take into
consideration the public accessibility of the facility. A task force
report on the potential sites for the heritage center shall be
delivered to the department no later than one year after the task
force is convened.
   (2) Advising and making recommendations to the department on the
cultural concepts and designs of the heritage center.
   (3) Establishing and maintaining communication between tribes,
museums, and local, state, and federal agencies.
   (4) Requesting and utilizing the advice and services of tribes,
museums, and local, state, and federal agencies as needed to carry
out the objectives of this chapter.
   (5) Developing and recommending to the department a governing
structure for the ongoing operation of the heritage center.
   (6) Preparing and submitting to the Legislature an annual report
detailing the task force's activities and progress towards
establishing the heritage center.
   (f) The task force's responsibilities shall be complete and its
duties discharged when the heritage center is completed and the
department has adopted a governing structure for the completed
heritage center. The director may terminate the task force prior to
that time, but only if the director obtains approval from two-thirds
of the task force members.
   (g) The department shall make every effort to encourage nonstate
participation and partnerships in the development and construction of
the heritage center.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 5097.997-5097.998

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5097.997-5097.998



5097.997.  For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms
have the following meanings:
   (a) " Heritage center" means the California Indian Heritage
Center.
   (b) "Task force" means the California Indian Heritage Center Task
Force as described in Section 5097.998.



5097.998.  (a) The California Indian Heritage Center Task Force is
hereby created within the department. The task force shall be
convened by the department on or before February 1, 2003.
   (b) The task force shall consist of 9 voting members, appointed as
follows:
   (1) Three members from separate California Indian tribes,
appointed by the director. Each member shall reside in California at
the time of appointment. The director shall consider geographic and
cultural diversity when making the appointments.
   (2) Two members from California Indian tribes shall be appointed
by the Executive Secretary of the Native American Heritage
Commission. In making these appointments, the executive secretary
shall select those individuals who have demonstrated an expertise in
any of the following areas:
   (A) American Indian education.
   (B) California Indian arts, culture, and language.
   (C) California Indian history.
   (3) One member shall be the director or his or her designee. This
member shall serve as the executive secretary of the task force and
coordinate work product and assistance with the department.
   (4) One member shall be the Executive Secretary of the Native
American Heritage Commission or his or her designee.
   (5) One member shall be the State Librarian or his or her
designee.
   (6) One member shall be the Secretary of the Resources Agency or
his or her designee.
   (c) The task force shall elect a chairperson and determine the
term of office of the chairperson by majority vote.
   (d) Members of the task force may not receive any state
compensation for their services or be reimbursed for travel or per
diem expenses.
   (e) The duties and responsibilities of the task force shall
include, but shall not be limited to, all of the following:
   (1) Making recommendations to the department on the potential
siting of the heritage center. Every effort shall be made to site the
heritage center within proximity of other cultural and historical
facilities. The siting recommendations shall also take into
consideration the public accessibility of the facility. A task force
report on the potential sites for the heritage center shall be
delivered to the department no later than one year after the task
force is convened.
   (2) Advising and making recommendations to the department on the
cultural concepts and designs of the heritage center.
   (3) Establishing and maintaining communication between tribes,
museums, and local, state, and federal agencies.
   (4) Requesting and utilizing the advice and services of tribes,
museums, and local, state, and federal agencies as needed to carry
out the objectives of this chapter.
   (5) Developing and recommending to the department a governing
structure for the ongoing operation of the heritage center.
   (6) Preparing and submitting to the Legislature an annual report
detailing the task force's activities and progress towards
establishing the heritage center.
   (f) The task force's responsibilities shall be complete and its
duties discharged when the heritage center is completed and the
department has adopted a governing structure for the completed
heritage center. The director may terminate the task force prior to
that time, but only if the director obtains approval from two-thirds
of the task force members.
   (g) The department shall make every effort to encourage nonstate
participation and partnerships in the development and construction of
the heritage center.



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 5097.997-5097.998

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5097.997-5097.998



5097.997.  For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms
have the following meanings:
   (a) " Heritage center" means the California Indian Heritage
Center.
   (b) "Task force" means the California Indian Heritage Center Task
Force as described in Section 5097.998.



5097.998.  (a) The California Indian Heritage Center Task Force is
hereby created within the department. The task force shall be
convened by the department on or before February 1, 2003.
   (b) The task force shall consist of 9 voting members, appointed as
follows:
   (1) Three members from separate California Indian tribes,
appointed by the director. Each member shall reside in California at
the time of appointment. The director shall consider geographic and
cultural diversity when making the appointments.
   (2) Two members from California Indian tribes shall be appointed
by the Executive Secretary of the Native American Heritage
Commission. In making these appointments, the executive secretary
shall select those individuals who have demonstrated an expertise in
any of the following areas:
   (A) American Indian education.
   (B) California Indian arts, culture, and language.
   (C) California Indian history.
   (3) One member shall be the director or his or her designee. This
member shall serve as the executive secretary of the task force and
coordinate work product and assistance with the department.
   (4) One member shall be the Executive Secretary of the Native
American Heritage Commission or his or her designee.
   (5) One member shall be the State Librarian or his or her
designee.
   (6) One member shall be the Secretary of the Resources Agency or
his or her designee.
   (c) The task force shall elect a chairperson and determine the
term of office of the chairperson by majority vote.
   (d) Members of the task force may not receive any state
compensation for their services or be reimbursed for travel or per
diem expenses.
   (e) The duties and responsibilities of the task force shall
include, but shall not be limited to, all of the following:
   (1) Making recommendations to the department on the potential
siting of the heritage center. Every effort shall be made to site the
heritage center within proximity of other cultural and historical
facilities. The siting recommendations shall also take into
consideration the public accessibility of the facility. A task force
report on the potential sites for the heritage center shall be
delivered to the department no later than one year after the task
force is convened.
   (2) Advising and making recommendations to the department on the
cultural concepts and designs of the heritage center.
   (3) Establishing and maintaining communication between tribes,
museums, and local, state, and federal agencies.
   (4) Requesting and utilizing the advice and services of tribes,
museums, and local, state, and federal agencies as needed to carry
out the objectives of this chapter.
   (5) Developing and recommending to the department a governing
structure for the ongoing operation of the heritage center.
   (6) Preparing and submitting to the Legislature an annual report
detailing the task force's activities and progress towards
establishing the heritage center.
   (f) The task force's responsibilities shall be complete and its
duties discharged when the heritage center is completed and the
department has adopted a governing structure for the completed
heritage center. The director may terminate the task force prior to
that time, but only if the director obtains approval from two-thirds
of the task force members.
   (g) The department shall make every effort to encourage nonstate
participation and partnerships in the development and construction of
the heritage center.


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