California Military and Veterans Code Section 179.5
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179.5. (a) The Legislature acknowledges that certain artifacts of
the Grand Army of the Republic that were at one time stored or
displayed in the State Capitol were the personal property of certain
members of the Civil War Roundtable. The Legislature acknowledges
that those artifacts have been donated to, and are now in the custody
of, the California State Military Museum and Resource Center, and
are, thus, not the subject of this section.
(b) The Civil War memorabilia that are still located at the State
Capitol and that are the subject of this section consist of the
(1) A display cabinet that once contained, among other things,
artifacts of the Grand Army of the Republic that have since been
donated by the Civil War Roundtable to the California State Military
Museum and Resource Center mentioned in subdivision (a).
(2) Certain flags of the Grand Army of the Republic that have
been, and continue to be, stored or displayed in the State Capitol.
(3) One or more paintings of the Civil War era that were donated
to the state.
(4) Other remaining artifacts of the Grand Army of the Republic,
and Civil War memorabilia.
(c) The articles specified in subdivision (b) shall be stored,
cared for, or displayed as follows:
(1) The Adjutant General shall provide suitable accommodations
within the California State Military Museum and Resource Center for
the care and display of the display cabinet that was once used to
display at the State Capitol the books, papers, and other artifacts
relating to the Grand Army of the Republic and may make suitable
arrangements for the use of this cabinet for the public display of
these articles in locations throughout the state.
(2) Suitable facilities shall be provided at the State Capitol for
storage or display within the State Capitol of the flags as set
forth in paragraph (2) of subdivision (b), of the Civil War era
paintings donated to the state as set forth in paragraph (3) of
subdivision (b), and of other remaining artifacts and Civil War
memorabilia as set forth in paragraph (4) of subdivision (b).
Last modified: February 22, 2013