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Part 14.  North Carolina Arts Council.

§ 143B‑87.  North Carolina Arts Council –creation, powers and duties.

There is hereby created the North Carolina Arts Council with thefollowing duties and functions:

(1)        To advise the Secretary of Cultural Resources on the study,collection, maintenance and dissemination of factual data and pertinentinformation relative to the arts;

(2)        To advise the Secretary concerning assistance to localorganizations and the community at large in the area of the arts;

(3)        To advise the Secretary on the exchange of information,promotion of programs and stimulation of joint endeavor between public andnonpublic organizations;

(4)        To identify research needs in the arts area and toencourage  such research;

(5)        To advise the Secretary in regard to bringing the highestobtainable quality in the arts to the State and promoting the maximumopportunity for the people to experience and enjoy those arts;

(6)        To advise the Secretary of the Department upon any matterthe Secretary may refer to it; and

(7)        To advise the Secretary concerning the promotion of theaterarts in the State. (1973, c. 476, s.77; 1985 (Reg. Sess., 1986), c. 1028, s. 14.)