§ 42-107-1 Commission established.
There shall be an American and Portuguese cultural exchange commission to
consist of nine (9) members, all of whom shall be American citizens descended
from Portuguese ancestry and residents of the state, three (3) of whom shall be
appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, three (3) of whom
shall be appointed by the president of the senate and three (3) of whom shall
be appointed by the governor. The commission shall establish, maintain, and
develop cultural ties between Portuguese and American people; foster a special
interest in the historical and cultural background of both groups, as well as
the social and artistic life of the countries involved.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 239, § 1.)