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2005-2006 Regulatory Agendas

94-073
Maine State Museum

AGENCY UMBRELLA-UNIT NUMBER: 94-073
AGENCY NAME: Maine State Museum

CONTACT PERSON: Sheila McDonald, Assistant Director, Maine State Museum, 83 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0083. Telephone: (207)287-6603. E-mail: Sheila.McDonald@maine.gov

EMERGENCY RULES ADOPTED SINCE LAST REGULATORY AGENDA: None

EXPECTED 2005-2006 RULE-MAKING ACTIVITY:

CHAPTER 502: Reproduction of Museum Collections
STATUTORY OR OTHER BASIS: 27 M.R.S.A. Section 85-A.3
PURPOSE OF THE RULE: To update rules regarding reproduction of Maine State Museum collections
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: By November 1, 2005
LISTING OF AFFECTED PARTIES: Persons desiring to reproduce Maine State Museum collection items

CHAPTER: 505: Collections
STATUTORY OR OTHER BASIS: 27 M.R.S.A. Section 85-A.3, Section 86, and Section 86-A
Purpose of the rule – To update rules regarding acceptance, use, and disposition of Maine State Museum collections
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: By November 1, 2005
LISTING OF AFFECTED PARTIES: Persons or organizations wishing to donate collections to the museum; organizations wishing to borrow collections from the museum; museum staff and commission who administer disposition of collections

CHAPTER 506: Public Access to and Use of Museum Collections
STATUTORY OR OTHER BASIS 27 M.R.S.A. Section 85-A.3
PURPOSE OF THE RULE: To update rules regarding access to and use of museum collections
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: By November 1, 2005
LISTING OF AFFECTED PARTIES: Persons or organizations wishing to gain access to Maine State Museum collections for reference and study purposes; persons or organizations wishing to gain access to archaeological artifacts, sites, and related data; persons wishing to photograph museum collections; persons or firms wishing to publish photographs of museum collections; persons wishing access to museum records

CHAPTER 511: Conservation Center
STATUTORY OR OTHER BASIS: 27 M.R.S.A. Section 85-A.3
PURPOSE OF THE RULE: To up-date rules to reflect that the Maine State Museum Conservation Center is no longer an active program of the Maine State Museum
Schedule for adoption – By November 1, 2005
LISTING OF AFFECTED PARTIES: Persons or organizations wishing to obtain conservation services from the Maine State Museum Conservation Center

CHAPTER 531: Publications Program
STATUTORY OR OTHER BASIS: 27 M.R.S.A. Section 85-A.3 and Section 89-A
PURPOSE OF THE RULE: To update rules regarding the Maine State Museum’s publications program and the operations of the Maine State Museum store
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: By November 1, 2005
LISTING OF AFFECTED PARTIES: Persons or organizations requesting that the museum publications program fund the publishing of a research or educational work; persons, organizations, or businesses wishing to sell items wholesale or on consignment to the museum store; museum store employees

CHAPTER 551: Acceptance of Works of Art from Estates
STATUTORY OR OTHER BASIS: 27 M.R.S.A. Section 85-A.3 and Sections 91-93
PURPOSE OF THE RULE: To update rules regarding acceptance of works of art from estates in lieu of taxes
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: By November 1, 2005
LISTING OF AFFECTED PARTIES: Persons wishing to donate works of art from estates in lieu of taxes