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    Subdivision 1. Appropriation. The St. Louis County Board may appropriate from the
treasury of the county a sum not to exceed $2,500 each year for the promotion of historical
work within its borders.
    Subd. 2. Minnesota State Historical Society. Said sum shall be so appropriated for the use
of a historical society organized in said county and devoted to the collection, preservation and
publication of historical material, the dissemination of historical information and in general
carrying on historical work, said society to be designated by the Minnesota State Historical
    Subd. 3. Purpose of appropriation. The work of said historical society shall be done in
the county making such appropriation and in reference to the history of said county and all
facts relevant thereto.
    Subd. 4. Money to remain in county treasury. The money appropriated as aforesaid shall
remain in the treasury of the county and be paid out in payment of expense incurred by said
county historical society for the purposes above indicated on verified bills approved by said local
society according to its rules, in the same way that county bills are paid. Said appropriation shall
be available for expense occurring in any year although not paid until the succeeding year. Any
unused portion of any appropriation for any year shall revert to the funds of the county. Said
appropriation shall be effective only for the year in which it is made.
    Subd. 5. Minnesota War Record Commission. It shall be lawful for the county historical
society, designated as aforesaid, by the Minnesota Historical Society to carry on the work of the
Minnesota War Records Commission in its county and to receive, on and after the year 1923,
possession of all local war records of any local war records commission of its county subject to
the approval of the state war records commission and the Minnesota Historical Society.
History: 1923 c 202 s 1-5; 1988 c 491 s 22

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