§524. Receipt of grants; acquisition and transfer of property; selection of depositories
A. The commission may contract with and receive grants from the federal government in carrying out the purposes for which the commission is created, including but not limited to the Act of Congress of October 15, 1966 (Public Law 89-665; Title 16 U.S.C.A. Sec. 470 et seq.).
B. The commission may acquire by lease, purchase or donation real or personal property classified by it as landmarks or historic objects, to include documents, manuscripts, records, maps and books, which properties shall be conveyed by the commission to appropriate state or local governmental agencies which shall operate, maintain and preserve such properties for public use, provided, however, that if such transfer to other state or local government agencies cannot be made, the commission shall have the power to operate, maintain, improve and regulate such state historic landmarks or objects in order to insure their conservation, preservation, use and enjoyment by the citizens of the State of Louisiana.
C. The commission shall select depositories for items, artifacts, and documents acquired by the commission and may enter into depository contracts with private, local, state or federal instrumentalities providing for the preservation and custody of these objects.
Acts 1968, No. 199, §4.