Oregon Statutes - Chapter 358 - Museums; Historical Societies; Preservation of Historical and Archaeological Properties and Objects; Oregon Historic Families Database - Section 358.900 - Oregon State Maritime Museum; functions; participation by Department of Transportation.

(1) Columbia River Maritime Museum, Incorporated, is designated the Oregon State Maritime Museum. The activities of the museum pertaining to its function as the Oregon State Maritime Museum may include, but are not limited to, the following:

(a) Extending and improving public access to state and privately owned maritime collections of historical, informational or technical interest and any other maritime items or collection of maritime items that may be acquired in the future;

(b) Educating the public regarding Oregonís maritime history and involvement; and

(c) Mounting special maritime exhibitions from time to time.

(2) The Department of Transportation is responsible for state participation in the Columbia River Maritime Museum in the same manner as the department is responsible for other historical museums in the state under ORS 358.018. [1981 c.480 §1; 1991 c.216 §1; 2005 c.139 §2]

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