CHAPTER 72 - SALE AND DISTRIBUTION OF REVISED CODE, 1935

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE SALE AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of /Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That, upon the delivery to the Secretary of State of the printed and bound copies of the Revised Code of Delaware 1935, the Secretary of State shall distribute the said copies of the said Code as follows:

One copy to the Governor, one Copy to the Lieutenant Governor, one copy to each member of the Senate, one copy to each member of the House of Representatives, one copy to each Attorney for the Senate, and one copy to each Attorney for the House of Representatives.

Section 2. That the Secretary of State, after the distribution of the said copies of the said Code, as authorized and directed by Section 1 of this Act, shall deliver the residue of the copies of the said Code to the State Library and into the custody of the State Librarian.

Section 3. That, upon the delivery to the State Library of the residue of the copies of the said Code, by the Secretary of State, as authorized and directed by Section 2 of this Act, the State Librarian shall deliver one copy of the said Code to each State Officer, and one copy to each County Officer of the respective Counties, of this State. The copies of the said Code, so delivered to the said State and County Officers, shall be kept and remain in their respective offices and shall be by them delivered to their successors, as the property of the said offices.

Section 4. That the State Librarian shall also deliver one copy of the said Code to the University of Delaware, one copy to the Historical Society of Delaware, one copy to the New Castle County Law Library, one copy to the Wilmington Institute Free Public Library, and one copy to each of the Free Public Libraries of this State operating under the Delaware State Library Commission.

Section 5. That the State Librarian shall also deliver two hundred copies of the said Code to the Prothonotary of New Castle County, seventy-five copies to the Prothonotary of Kent County, and seventy-five copies to the Prothonotary of Sussex County. The Secretary of State and the State Treasurer shall charge the respective Prothonotaries with the copies of the said Code so delivered, at the rate of Five Dollars per copy which is hereby designated as the selling price per copy of the said Code.

Additional copies of the said Code may be obtained, from time to time, as necessity may require, by the Prothonotaries of the respective Counties, from the State Librarian, for which they shall be charged by the State Treasurer at the price per copy aforesaid. The said Prothonotaries shall be allowed a commission of ten per centum for selling copies of the said Code delivered to them as hereinabove provided.

The said Prothonotaries shall account for all such sales, and for all unsold copies in their hands from time to time and upon going out of office, and shall deliver all unsold copies to their successors in office, and the State Treasurer shall make settlements with the Prothonotaries therefor, from time to time, in the same manner as provided by law relating to the sales of Session Laws.

Section 6. That the State Librarian shall retain in his or her custody the residue of the copies of the said Code, and shall dispose thereof, at the said selling price of Five Dollars per copy. The State Librarian shall be charged by the State Treasurer with all copies of the said Code so left in his or her custody for sale, and shall semi-annually, on or about the first days of January and July, account to the State Treasurer for all sales so made by him or her.

Section 7. That all monies received by the State Treasurer from sales of copies of the said Code shall become a part of the General Fund of the State.

Approved January 29, 1937.