HCS/SCS/SB 161 - This act creates the Ozark Exploration Bicentennial Commission, with membership as outlined in the act. The act creates the "Ozark Exploration Bicentennial Fund" to hold any state or federal appropriations, gifts, or other moneys for use by the Commission. The duties of the Commission include organizing and coordinating efforts relating to the bicentennial celebration of the exploration of the Ozarks in 1819 as well as promoting public awareness of the significance of his exploration. The Commission shall be dissolved on June 30, 2019.
This act is similar to HCS/HB 654 (2017).