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Title XVIII
PUBLIC LANDS AND PROPERTY
Chapter 272
CAPITOL CENTER
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F.S. 272.135
272.135 Florida Historic Capitol Museum Director.
(1) The position of Florida Historic Capitol Museum Director is created within the Legislature, which shall establish the qualifications for the position. The director shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
(2) The director shall:
(a) Promote and encourage throughout the state knowledge and appreciation of the Florida Historic Capitol.
(b) Collect, research, exhibit, interpret, preserve, and protect the history, artifacts, objects, furnishings, and other materials related to the Florida Historic Capitol, except for archaeological research and resources.
(c) Develop, direct, supervise, and maintain the interior design and furnishings of all space within the Florida Historic Capitol in a manner consistent with the restoration of the Florida Historic Capitol in its 1902 form.
(d) Propose a strategic plan to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives by May 1 of each year in which a general election is held and propose an annual operating plan.
(3) In conjunction with the Florida Historic Capitol Museum Council, the director may assist the Florida Historic Capitol Museum in the performance of its mission by:
(a) Raising money.
(b) Submitting requests for and receiving grants.
(c) Receiving, holding, investing, and administering in the name of the Florida Historic Capitol Museum securities, funds, objects of value, or other real and personal property.
(d) Receiving gifts and donations for the direct or indirect benefit of the Florida Historic Capitol.
(e) Making expenditures to or for the direct or indirect benefit of the Florida Historic Capitol.
History.s. 2, ch. 81-232; s. 6, ch. 2006-111; s. 2, ch. 2009-179; s. 3, ch. 2015-47; s. 29, ch. 2016-10.