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(a) The Douglas Henry state museum commission shall employ a museum director, experts and other employees as may be needed to properly care for and maintain the museum and to impart its educational value to the visiting public.
(b) The museum director has the authority to assume charge of all collections and articles acquired, and to coordinate and display such articles in such manner as the museum director deems to the best interest of the general public.
(c)(1) The museum director also has the power to solicit and accept gifts and contributions on behalf of the state museum upon such terms and conditions and for such uses and purposes as may be consistent with state law.
(2) The museum director shall install and maintain suitable containers for the collection of small cash donations to the state museum. The funds so collected shall be receipted and deposited as departmental revenue of the museum with the same budgetary and accounting controls as other funds of the museum. Expenditure of funds so collected shall be for the furtherance of the objectives of the museum's programs and shall be made under the same restrictions and controls as other expenditures of the museum.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Tennessee Code Title 4. State Government § 4-12-102 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tn/title-4-state-government/tn-code-sect-4-12-102/
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