2012 Arkansas Code
Title 22 - Public Property
Chapter 3 - Public Buildings and Other Facilities
Subchapter 5 - -- Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission
§ 22-3-503 - Powers and duties.
(a) The Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission shall have the following powers and duties:
(1) To recommend the acquisition of land for such expansion of the State Capitol grounds as may be required to meet the needs of state agencies;
(2) To review and recommend to the Secretary of State on the location of monuments, memorials, fountains, and similar improvements on the State Capitol grounds or for the relocation of existing monuments, memorials, and fountains on the State Capitol grounds; and
(3) To review any permanent statue, statuary, fountain, monument, or memorial tablet to be erected in the public areas of the State Capitol Building or on its grounds for compliance with the adopted plan.
(b) The commission shall have the right to accept donations in money, pictures, paintings, statuary fountains, and memorial tablets on behalf of the state for the State Capitol Building. In cases of money donations, the commission shall have the right to expend the money in decorations, either in the building or on the grounds thereof. To that end, the commission may make all necessary contracts for the expenditure of the funds.
(c) Any monument on the State Capitol grounds approved by the commission must be authorized by an act of the General Assembly.
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