HOUSE BILL 380
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
Karen C. Bash and Derrick J. Lente and Georgene Louis
RELATING TO HISTORIC SITES; RENAMING THE CORONADO HISTORIC SITE AS THE "KUAUA PUEBLO HISTORIC SITE".
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. Section 18-3-1 NMSA 1978 (being Laws 1975, Chapter 264, Section 1, as amended) is amended to read:
"18-3-1. MUSEUM OF NEW MEXICO ESTABLISHED--LOCATION--PROPERTY.--
A. The "museum of New Mexico" is established. All properties, real or personal, now held for museum purposes and all properties, real or personal, that may be acquired for museum purposes at any time in the future shall be under
the control of the museum board of regents of the museum of New Mexico.
B. The museum of New Mexico consists of:
(1) the palace of the governors state history museum;
(2) the New Mexico museum of art;
(3) the museum of Indian arts and culture;
(4) the museum of international folk art;
(5) the archaeology division; and
(6) the state historic sites:
(a) [Coronado] Kuaua Pueblo historic site;
(b) Jemez historic site;
(c) Fort Selden historic site;
(d) Bosque Redondo memorial and Fort Sumner historic site;
(e) Lincoln historic site;
(f) El Camino Real historic trail site;
(g) Fort Stanton historic site; and
(h) Taylor Reynolds Barela Mesilla historic site."
SECTION 2. Section 18-3-16 NMSA 1978 (being Laws 2004, Chapter 25, Section 17, as amended) is amended to read:
"18-3-16. STATE HISTORIC SITES AND MONUMENTS DIVISION CREATED--BOARD OF REGENTS.--
A. The "state historic sites and monuments division" is created in the cultural affairs department. The division shall manage the state's historic sites and monuments, including:
(1) [Coronado] Kuaua Pueblo historic site;
(2) Jemez historic site;
(3) Fort Selden historic site;
(4) Bosque Redondo memorial and Fort Sumner historic site;
(5) Lincoln historic site;
(6) El Camino Real historic trail site;
(7) Fort Stanton historic site; and
(8) Taylor Reynolds Barela Mesilla historic site.
B. The state's historic sites shall operate under the imprimatur of the museum of New Mexico. The museum of New Mexico board of regents shall exercise trusteeship over state historic sites.
C. The director of the division shall meet the following minimum qualifications:
(1) hold a bachelor's or higher degree in a discipline related to the function of the division; and
(2) have significant experience in the management and operation of an organization similar to the division.
D. The director shall be appointed by the secretary of cultural affairs from a list of no less than three names provided by the museum of New Mexico board of regents."
SECTION 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.--The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2019.
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