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Session Laws, 1961
Volume 654, Page 1003   View pdf image (33K)
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J. MILLARD TAWES, GOVERNOR                           1003

pertaining in any way to the Province and State of Maryland from
earliest times, to encourage others to do so and to promote interest
in and study of such matters.

(c)  To acquire and hold real and personal property of historic,
aesthetic or cultural significance, by gift, purchase, devise, bequest,
or by any other means and to preserve and administer such prop-
erties; to charge reasonable admission fees to such properties and to
determine which of such properties are deserving of State financial
aid. In the acquisition of such properties, to acquire property adja-
cent thereto deemed necessary for the proper use and administration
of historic, aesthetic or cultural property.

(d)   To accept gifts, legacies, bequests and endowments for any
purpose which falls within that of the Trust and unless otherwise
specified by the person making such gift, legacy, bequest and endow-
ment, the Trustees may expend both principal and income of any
such gift, bequest, legacy, or endowment of money in furtherance of
the Trust or invest the same in whole or in part in general obliga-
tions of the State of Maryland.

(e)   To apply all monies, assets, property or other things of value
it may receive as an incident to its operation to the general purpose
of the Trust.

(f)  To cooperate with and assist, insofar as practicable, any agency
of the State of Maryland or any of its political subdivisions, and
any private agency or person in furtherance of the purpose of the

(g)  To take any action necessary and proper to effectuate the
powers expressly conferred by this sub-title.

(h) To adopt, subject to the terms of this enactment, such rules
as are necessary and proper for the regulation of their own govern-
ment or to effectuate the purpose of the Trust.

(i) To delegate any of the powers herein conferred to any one or
more of the Trustees or to the Director of the Trust.

(j) To report annually to the Governor and the Legislature of the
State of Maryland their activities during the preceding year together
with any recommendations or requests they deem appropriate to
further the purpose of the Trust.

181F. The Trustees shall elect one of their number to serve as
Chairman. The Trustees shall meet at places and dates to be deter-
mined by the Trustees not less than two times a year. The Director
shall serve as secretary to the Board. Special meetings shall be called
by the Director upon order of the Chairman on the Chairman's own
initiative and must be called by the Director at the request of four
or more Trustees. All Trustees shall be notified by the Director in
writing of the time and place of all meetings at least seven days in
advance of such meeting, except that meetings may be held on shorter
notice if all Trustees shall agree. Nine Trustees shall constitute a
quorum. In the event that at any time there is no Director of the
Trust, his duties and powers shall devolve upon the Chairman.

181G. The Trustees may appoint from without their number a
Director of the Maryland Historical Trust, to direct and administer
the activities of the Trust subject to the direction and control of the


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