WHEREAS, the Missouri Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commission (Commission) was established by Executive Order 97-16 and subsequently amended through Executive Orders 98-06 and 03-01; and
WHEREAS, the Commission was charged with recommending effective means to observe the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition (2003-2006), to promote public awareness of its historical significance, and to promote cultural tourism as it related to the expedition; and
WHEREAS, the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition concluded in 2006 and the Commission last met in 2006; and
WHEREAS, Executive Order 97-16 was rescinded by Executive Order 98-06, and Executive Order 98-06 was rescinded by Executive Order 03-01.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, JEREMIAH W. (JAY) NIXON, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, by the virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the State of Missouri, do hereby rescind Executive Order 03-01, thereby terminating the Missouri Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commission.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, on this 15th day of January, 2010.