MUSEUM DISPOSITION PROP ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Museum Disposition of Property Act. Sets forth
procedures for the disposition of property that has been loaned to a
museum and other property that is in a museum's possession and for the
determination of ownership of the property under specified
circumstances. Provides that the term "museum" includes historical
societies, historic sites, landmarks, parks, archives, monuments,
botanical gardens, arboreta, zoos, nature centers, planetaria,
aquaria, libraries, technology centers, and art, history, science, and
natural history museums. Effective January 1, 1999.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that certain provisions concerning acquisition of title
to undocumented property do not apply to stolen or confiscated
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Makes changes concerning: the amount of time given to a lender or
claimant to respond to a notice of intent to terminate a loan; and
responsibilities of lenders and other individuals to notify a museum
of changes of identity or address of a lender or ownership of
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 801/1-25
Amends the Department of Natural Resources Act. In the
definition of "public museum", includes a museum that meets specified
criteria regarding its purpose, has an annual attendance of at least
150,000, and offers educational programs to school groups during
school hours. Provides that only a museum that is operated by or
located upon land owned by a unit of local government shall be
eligible to receive funds for capital development under the provisions
being amended. Provides that recipients of funds for capital
development under the provisions being amended shall match State funds
with local or private funding at a ratio of $2 from local and private
funds for every $1 in State funds.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0604
Last action date: 98-06-29
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 2
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