Executive Order 16-02
State of Montana
Office of the Governor
Executive Order Continuing the Montana Historical Records Advisory Council
WHEREAS, Public Law 93-536 requires the Governor of each state
desiring to participate in the National Historical Publications
Program to establish an Historical Records Advisory Council;
WHEREAS, the State of Montana has demonstrated an interest in
the care of historical records.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, JUDY MARTZ, Governor of the State of Montana,
pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws
of the State of Montana, and specifically by Section 2-15-122, MCA
and Public Law 93-536, do hereby continue the Montana Historical
Records Advisory Council.
Pursuant to Public Law 93-536 and the implementing regulations,
the Council shall serve as the central advisory body in the State
of Montana for the care, storage, and disposition of historical
records, and shall review and evaluate grant proposals made to the
National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), an
Office of the National Archives and Records Administration.
The Council is authorized to receive funds pursuant to Public Law
The Council shall consist of at least 8 members, appointed by
the Governor. The names and addresses of members are
submitted by separate letter to the Montana Historical Society and
the Secretary of State.
The Council shall be attached to the Montana Historical Society
for administrative purposes.
The Council shall exist for a period of two years from the
effective date of this Order unless otherwise ordered by subsequent
Executive Order. This Order is effective immediately.
GIVEN under my hand and the GREAT
SEAL of the State of Montana,
this ___ day of July, 2002.
JUDY MARTZ, Governor
BOB BROWN, Secretary of State