CHAPTER 20

RELATING TO STATE LIBRARY

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 7305, 7306 AND 7307 OF TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE STATE LIBRARY.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 7305, § 7306 and § 7307 of Title 14 of the Delaware Code are amended to read as follows :

§ 7305. Librarian, duties of; rules

The State Librarian shall keep a complete record of all books, pamphlets, documents and papers received for the State Library and properly label the same. The Librarian, with the approval of the Justices of the Supreme Court, may prescribe rules for the use of the Library and the borrowing of books and other material therefrom, including the imposition and collection of fines for undue detention thereof.

§ 7306. Purchase of law books

The State Librarian shall expend annually under the direction of the Justices of the Supreme Court, for the purchase of law books, such sum as the General Assembly may from time to time appropriate for the purpose. Such sum shall be disbursed upon the written order of the Librarian approved by any of the Justices of the Supreme Court.

§ 7307. Disposal of useless books and material

The State Librarian is authorized, with the approval of a majority of the Justices of the Supreme Court, from time to time to offer for sale and sell any books the supply of which exceeds the number needed for the Library and also from time to time to dispose of, by way of sale or exchange, or in any way whatever, such books and other material as are no longer needed or useful. Any money derived from the sale of such books shall

be deposited with the State Treasurer and credited to the General Fund of the State.

Approved April 13, 1955.