1.  There is hereby established a special trust fund, to be known as the “Missouri Arts Council Trust Fund”, which shall consist of all moneys transferred to the fund by the board of trustees established in this section, moneys transferred to the fund pursuant to section 143.183, and any earnings resulting from the investment of moneys in the fund.  The fund shall be administered by a board of trustees, consisting of the state treasurer, two members of the senate appointed by the president pro tem of the senate, two members of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the house, and the members of the Missouri arts council.  Any member appointed due to such person‘s membership in the senate, house of representatives or arts council shall serve only as long as such person holds the office referenced in this section.  The state treasurer shall invest moneys in the fund in a manner as provided by law.  Subject to appropriations, moneys in the fund shall be used solely for the promotion of the arts in Missouri and for the administrative costs of the Missouri arts council.  The provisions of section 33.080 to the contrary notwithstanding, money in the Missouri arts council trust fund shall not be transferred and placed to the credit of the general revenue fund.

 2.  The Missouri arts council shall support and maintain activities which demonstrate, exhibit, or celebrate the contributions of African-Americans and other minorities.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 185.100

  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020