The key change in the AZGS statute states:
The Arizona geological survey shall maintain a mining and mineral museum as the state depository for collecting, cataloging and displaying mining artifacts and specimens of various ores, gemstones and lapidary material and other valuable mineral specimens. In connection with the museum, the state geologist may:
1. Establish and collect entrance fees to the museum for persons who are at least eighteen years of age.
2. Operate a retail gift shop, including the acquisition, purchase and resale of mineral specimens and mineral-related items.
3. Employ a curator for the museum.
4. Pay the necessary maintenance and operation expenses of the museum.