(b) All members shall be appointed for terms of four (4) years. A person may not be appointed as a member of the Indiana library and historical board unless the person is a citizen of high standing and probity and has a known and active interest in library or historical work. The members of the board shall be appointed as follows:
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- Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
(2) One (1) member must be appointed on the recommendation of the Indiana Library Federation.
(3) At least one (1) member shall be appointed on recommendation of the Indiana historical society.
(4) At least one (1) member must be a public library trustee appointed on the recommendation of the Indiana Library Trustee Association.
(c) The members of the board shall serve without compensation, but shall be entitled to receive their actual expenses necessarily incurred in attending the meetings and transacting the business of the board, and in participating in such other activities as may be in the interest of the department.
(d) Any vacancy which may occur in the membership of the board for any cause shall be filled by appointment by the governor for the unexpired term.
(e) The board may prepare plans subject to the approval of the governor and advise with the proper officials in the construction of alterations and additions to the building and provide necessary equipment and furnishings within the appropriations of funds for these purposes.
(f) The board may receive and administer any state or federal aid which may become available for the improvement and development of library and historical services in Indiana.
Formerly: Acts 1925, c.58, s.2; Acts 1947, c.327, s.1; Acts 1967, c.38, s.1. As amended by P.L.84-2012, SEC.2.