§ 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.)