CHAPTER 560

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 854

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND SENATE

AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 1, TITLE 10, TITLE 14, AND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF LAW BOOKS TO STATE AGENCIES AND LEGISLATORS.

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

Section 1. Amend Section 108, Chapter 1, Title 1 of the Delaware Code by striking said section in its entirety, and inserting in lieu thereof a new Section 108 to read as follows:

§ 108. Distribution of Code and supplements

All copies of the Delaware Code printed or purchased by the State and distributed by law to State legislative, executive, judicial, or other State governmental entities shall be and remain the property of the State and shall be held in trust by the recipients thereof for the use and benefit of the citizens of this State. All copies of the Code and supplements thereto shall be delivered by the printer to the Division of Purchasing and shall be distributed by the Division of Purchasing as follows:

1. To the Legislative Council of the General Assembly such sets of the Code and supplements thereto which are requested by the Director of Research for distribution to members of the General Assembly and its legislative staff. No legislator, during his term in office, shall receive more than one set of the Code and the supplements as they are printed.

2. To the Director, Administrative Office of the Courts, such sets of the Code and supplements thereto which are requested by the Director for distribution to:

(a) all judges and all courtrooms;

(b) all attorneys in the office of the Attorney General; and

(c) all attorneys in the office of the Public Defender.

No judge or attorney in the office of Attorney General or Public Defender shall receive more than one set of the Code and the supplements as they are printed during their term as a member of the judiciary, office of Attorney General, or office of Public Defender.

3. To the Department of Public Instruction such sets of the Code and supplements thereto which are requested by the Superintendent of Public Instruction for distribution as follows:

(a) one set for each superintendent of each school district:

(b) one set for each State-supported public high school;

(c) two sets for each county vocational-technical high school;

(d) two sets for each technical and community college;

(e) three sets for Delaware State College;

(f) five sets for the University of Delaware; and

(g) five sets for the Department of Public Instruction.

4. One set of the Code and supplements thereto to each cabinet secretary, and one set and supplements thereto to each division within each cabinet department.

5. Five sets of the Code and supplements thereto to the office of the Governor.

6. One set of the Code and supplements thereto to the office of the Lieutenant Governor.

7. Three sets of the Code and supplements thereto to the office of the State Auditor.

8. Three sets of the Code and supplements thereto to the office of the State Treasurer.

9. One set of the Code and supplements thereto to the Office of the Banking Commissioner.

Section 2. The Division of Purchasing shall ascertain what individuals or agencies do not have a set of, the Code and supplements thereto as authorized in Section 1 above, and shall distribute to those individuals or agencies the necessary Codes and supplements thereto not later than January 1, 1973. All sets of the Code and/or supplements thereto distributed in compliance with this Section shall be gratis.

Section 3. All copies of the Code and supplements thereto which may hereafter be published shall be delivered to the individuals and agencies outlined in Section 1 above, gratis. Any additional copies of either the Code or supplements thereto shall be purchased from the Division of Purchasing out of the operating funds of the office so requesting.

Section 4. All non-state governmental personnel or entities such as, but not limited to, attorneys at law, municipalities, county governing bodies and their agencies, boards or commissions, shall purchase their required copies of the Delaware Code and supplements thereto directly from the publishing firm.

Approved July 21, 1972.