02RS HB176


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HB 176 (BR 252) - R. Meeks

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 171 to establish the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission to promote, in partnership with the Education, Arts and Humanities Cabinet, awareness of significant Native American influences within the historical and cultural experiences of Kentucky; direct that the commission consist of 17 members appointed by the Governor; establish membership, terms, reimbursement of expenses, meetings, quorum, formation of committees; direct Governor to appoint a chair and vice chair; authorize the commission to seek and accept grants or raise funds; attach the commission to the Kentucky Heritage Council for administrative purposes and set forth the council's administrative responsibilities; establish the duties of the commission; amend KRS 2.230, relating to observation of November as "Native American Indian Month," to conform.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to State Government (H)

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