2016 Arkansas Code
Title 25 - State Government
Chapter 3 - Department of Arkansas Heritage
§ 25-3-102. Creation -- Director -- Organization -- Personnel

AR Code ยง 25-3-102 (2016) What's This?

(a) There is created a Department of Arkansas Heritage.

(b) The executive head of the department shall be the Director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage. The director shall be appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate, and shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

(c) The director, with the advice and consent of the Governor, shall appoint the heads of each of the programs and agencies of the department. All other personnel of the department shall be employed by and serve at the pleasure of the director. However, nothing in this section shall be so construed as to reduce any right which an employee of the department shall have under any civil service or merit system.

(d) Each agency or program of the department shall be under the direction, control, and supervision of the department. The director may delegate his or her functions, powers, and duties to the head of any agency or program of the department as he or she shall deem desirable and necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the department.

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