CHAPTER 207

ACQUISITION OF PUBLIC DOCUMENTS BY PUBLIC ARCHIVES COMMISSION

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PUBLIC DOCUMENTS BY THE PUBLIC ARCHIVES COMMISSION.

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

Section 1. Chapter 33, Title 29, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new section thereto as follows:

§ 3309. Acquisition of public documents

All agencies, departments, boards or commissions of this State or of any county or incorporated municipality thereof, shall deposit with the Public Archives Commission two copies of the best edition of each publication issued. These publications are to be retained for reference and research purposes.

The State Archivist shall have the authority to determine whether or not any of said publications lack sufficient information for retention as research materials and he may request the publishing agency to discontinue depositing such publications with the Commission.

Approved June 28, 1957.