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Code of Virginia
Title 23.1. Institutions of Higher Education; Other Educational and Cultural Institutions
Chapter 32. Museums and Other Cultural Institutions

§ 23.1-3213. Powers of the board.

The board may:

1. Select sites for the Museum and its divisions and provide for the erection, care, and preservation of all property belonging to the Museum;

2. Appoint the director of the Museum (the director) and prescribe his duties and salary;

3. Establish policies for the operation of the Museum, including the kinds and types of instruction and exhibits, and the development of plans for expansion of the Museum;

4. Employ planning consultants and architects for any expansion of the Museum;

5. Acquire by purchase, gift, loan, or otherwise land necessary for exhibits, displays, and expansion of the Museum;

6. Enter into contracts for construction of physical facilities;

7. Adopt a seal;

8. Charge for admission to the Museum; and

9. On behalf of the Commonwealth and in furtherance of the purposes of the Museum, receive and administer gifts, bequests, and devises of property of any kind whatsoever and grants from agencies of the United States government and expend, or authorize the expenditure of, funds derived from such sources and funds appropriated by the General Assembly to the Museum.

Code 1950, §§ 9-65.12, 9-65.14, §§ 23-250, 23-252; 1970, c. 466; 1972, c. 524; 1974, c. 124; 1977, c. 597; 2016, c. 588.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.