Oregon Statutes - Chapter 358 - Museums; Historical Societies; Preservation of Historical and Archaeological Properties and Objects; Oregon Historic Families Database - Section 358.595 - Coordination of heritage activities; Oregon Heritage Plan; inventory of state cultural properties.

The Oregon Heritage Commission is designated the primary agency for coordination of heritage activities and shall coordinate its activities with public and private organizations that express an interest in the heritage of Oregon. The commission shall:

(1) Prepare and adopt an Oregon Heritage Plan to address coordination for the identification, curation, restoration and interpretation of heritage resources.

(2) Increase efficiency and avoid duplication among the various interest groups that seek to preserve heritage resources.

(3) Coordinate a comprehensive inventory of state-owned cultural properties and make the inventory available to the public.

(4) In conjunction with the Economic and Community Development Department encourage tourism activities relating to heritage resources.

(5) Coordinate statewide anniversary celebrations.

(6) Coordinate statewide celebrations of Asian American Heritage Month. [1995 c.428 §7; 1999 c.690 §3; 2003 c.244 §3; 2005 c.233 §3]

Note: See note under 358.570.

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