§ 42-65-1 Commission established.
There shall be an American and Irish cultural exchange commission to consist of
nine (9) members, all of whom shall be American citizens descended from Irish
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 lieutenant governor; and three (3) of whom shall be appointed
by the governor. The commission shall establish, maintain, and develop cultural
ties between Irish and Irish-Americans; foster a special interest in the
historical and cultural background of both groups, as well as in the economic,
political, social, and artistic life of the countries involved; and shall help
establish or promote Gaelic language programs in the schools of the state.
(G.L. 1956, § 42-65-1; P.L. 1974, ch. 190, § 1.)