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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XVIII
PUBLIC LANDS AND PROPERTY
Chapter 265
MEMORIALS, MUSEUMS, AND ARTS AND CULTURE
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F.S. 265.7025
265.7025 Definitions relating to historic programs.For the purposes of ss. 265.7025-265.709, the term:
(1) “Agency” means any state, county, or municipal officer, department, division, board, bureau, commission, or other separate unit of government created or established by law.
(2) “Division” means the Division of Cultural Affairs of the Department of State.
(3) “Florida history museum” means a public or private nonprofit institution that is established permanently in this state for the purpose of promoting and encouraging knowledge and appreciation of Florida history through the collection, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of artifacts and other historical properties related to Florida history and the primary role of which is to collect and care for artifacts and other objects of intrinsic historical or archaeological value and exhibit them regularly through a facility or facilities owned or operated by the institution.
(4) “Historic property” or “historic resource” means any prehistoric or historic district, site, building, object, or other real or personal property of historical, architectural, or archaeological value, and folklife resources. These properties or resources may include, but are not limited to, monuments, memorials, Indian habitations, ceremonial sites, abandoned settlements, sunken or abandoned ships, engineering works, treasure troves, artifacts, or other objects having intrinsic historical or archaeological value, or any part thereof, relating to the history, government, or culture of the state.
(5) “Preservation” or “historic preservation” means the identification, evaluation, recordation, documentation, analysis, recovery, interpretation, curation, acquisition, protection, management, rehabilitation, restoration, stabilization, maintenance, or reconstruction of historic properties.
History.s. 1, ch. 2008-199.