Governor's Executive Order Changing the Name of the Office of Polynesian Affairs to the Office of Pacific Islander Affairs.
Issued: December 16, 1999
Changing the Name of the State of Utah Office of Polynesian Affairs
and of the Polynesian Advisory Council to the
State Office of Pacific Islander Affairs and the
Pacific Islander Advisory Council
WHEREAS, the State of Utah Office of Polynesian Affairs was created within the Department of Community and Economic Development by an executive order dated August 20, 1996;
WHEREAS, the Polynesian Advisory Council was created by a separate executive order of the same date; and
WHEREAS, it is now desirable to change the name of both of these bodies to identify more appropriately the communities and individuals served by the office and the council;
NOW THEREFORE, I, Michael O. Leavitt, Governor of the State of Utah, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Utah, hereby order as follows:
1. The State of Utah Office of Polynesian Affairs shall henceforth be known as the State Office of Pacific Islander Affairs.
2. The Polynesian Advisory Council shall henceforth be known as the Pacific Islander Advisory Council.
3. This executive order does not alter the organization, function, authority, responsibility, or purpose of the office or the council, as currently set forth in the executive orders creating these bodies dated August 20, 1996. Those orders remain in effect in all respects except for the name change.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have here unto set my hand and cause to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Utah. Done at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, this 16th day of December, 1999.
MICHAEL O. LEAVITT
OLENE S. WALKER
(DAR NOTE: The Executive Order creating the Office of Polynesian Affairs was dated August 20, 1996. The Executive Order creating the Polynesian Advisory Council was also dated August 20, 1996. Both Executive Orders were published in the September 15, 1996, issue of the Utah State Bulletin.)
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