(a) The Delaware Heritage Commission is established and shall be composed of 17 members,
15 of whom shall be citizens of the State appointed by the Governor and 2 of whom
shall be ex officio. Appointed members shall serve terms of up to 3 years, excepting the Chairperson,
who shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor. Members shall be appointed for staggered terms, so that no more than 5 members'
terms shall expire in any 1 calendar year.
(b) Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation, except that they may
be reimbursed for reasonable and necessary expenses incident to their duties as members
of the Commission.
(c) The Director of the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs and the Director
of the Delaware Public Archives shall serve as ex officio voting members of the Commission.
(1) The Director of the Delaware Public Archives shall be a voting member by virtue
of his or her administrative duties overseeing the Delaware Heritage Office, as set
forth in § 3202(b) of this title, and the responsibilities of his or her office under regulations established
by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission of the National Archives
and Records Administration.
(2) The Commission may appoint such other representatives of government agencies and
nonprofit organizations as it may deem appropriate to appoint and they shall be ex
officio, nonvoting members. The Commission may create subcommittees, which may consist of nonmembers, to facilitate
(d) Members of the Commission shall be eligible for reappointment.
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