Resolve, To Study the Scientific Research Support Capability of the Maine State Museum
Sec. 1. Maine State Museum Commission to study methods for properly maintaining natural science collections. Resolved: That the Maine State Museum Commission, as established by the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 12004-G, subsection 7-C, shall conduct a study with the assistance of representatives from departments, agencies and institutions responsible for state-owned natural science collections concerning economical methods for properly maintaining such state-owned collections in the future; and be it further
Sec. 2. Reporting date established. Resolved: That the Maine State Museum Commission shall report the results of the study conducted pursuant to section 1 to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over education and cultural affairs by March 1, 2009. The joint standing committee is authorized to introduce legislation to the First Regular Session of the 124th Legislature.