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– Capitol Annex, murals covered
HOUSE BILL NO. 536
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H0536......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
CAPITOL ANNEX - Adds to existing law to provide legislative intent; and to
direct the Department of Administration to cover murals in the Capitol
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-ninth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2008
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 536
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION; AMENDING
3 CHAPTER 57, TITLE 67, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION
4 67-5711F, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE LEGISLATIVE INTENT AND TO DIRECT THE
5 DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION TO COVER MURALS IN THE CAPITOL ANNEX.
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Chapter 57, Title 67, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
8 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
9 ignated as Section 67-5711F, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
10 67-5711F. LEGISLATIVE INTENT -- CAPITOL ANNEX -- ART PRESERVATION. (1)
11 The legislature of the state of Idaho recognizes that the capitol annex build-
12 ing, serving as the legislature's temporary home, houses and reflects the
13 sentiments and sensibilities of all residents of this state. The legislature
14 also recognizes that the capitol annex must serve as a welcoming and inviting
15 public space for all Idahoans.
16 (2) To ensure that the capitol annex reflects the legislature's intent
17 provided in subsection (1) of this section, the department of administration
18 is hereby directed to cover the painted murals located on the walls throughout
19 the grand stairway of the capitol annex with dry wall or wall board or such
20 other covering as to obscure and protect the murals. Such murals, created as
21 part of the United States work projects administration, Southern California
22 art project, are found on the walls between the first and second floors and
23 continue to the third floor of the capitol annex. The department of adminis-
24 tration shall implement the directive provided for in this subsection in such
25 a manner as to preserve the murals to the extent practicable.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This legislation intends to preserve and protect the historic art
on the walls of the capitol annex by covering the murals on the
walls between the first, second, and third floors.
The fiscal impact will be a maximum of $300,000 to be drawn from
the Capitol Relocation Fund.
Name: Rep. Margaret Henbest
Rep. George Sayler
Sen. Michael Jorgenson
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 536