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§ 9.5-307. Duties of Commission

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: July 1, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 9.5. Governor's Office of Community Initiatives (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Commission on Indian Affairs (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2008
MD Code, State Government, § 9.5-307
§ 9.5-307. Duties of Commission
The Commission shall:
(1) initiate, direct, and coordinate projects that further the understanding of Indian history and culture;
(2) survey historic buildings, sites, artifacts, archives, and repositories and publish and disseminate the results;
(3) make a comprehensive study of the influence of indigenous Indian tribes and their influence on Maryland history and culture, including as subjects of the study:
(i) Cherokees;
(ii) Chippewas;
(iii) Choptanks;
(iv) Creeks;
(v) Crees;
(vi) Delawares;
(vii) Haliwas;
(viii) Lumbees;
(ix) Nanticokes;
(x) Piscataways;
(xi) Potomacs;
(xii) Rappahannocks;
(xiii) Seminoles;
(xiv) Susquehannas; and
(xv) Wicomicos;
(4) study the status of all Indian communities in the State and assist them in obtaining recognition from the federal government;
(5) study the economic and social needs of Indians in the State and make recommendations to meet these needs;
(6) locate, preserve, and disseminate to the public information about significant buildings and sites relating to Indian history and culture in the State; and
(7) publish an annual report and any other material the Commission considers necessary.


Added as Human Services § 2-507 by Acts 2007, c. 3, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2007. Transferred to State Government § 9.5-307 by Acts 2008, c. 521, § 2, eff. July 1, 2008.
MD Code, State Government, § 9.5-307, MD STATE GOVT § 9.5-307
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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