OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
AN ACT concerning Original Bills, Resolutions, Petitions, &c.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
SECTION I. That the Secretary of State be and he is hereby authorized and directed to have erected, in the room of the Clerk of the House, such cases as, in his opinion, may be necessary and proper in which to file the original bills, resolutions, petitions, &c., which are now or may hereafter be therein. That he shall, so soon as the said cases are erected, assort and arrange, according to legislative session, the said bills, resolutions, petitions, &c., now in the said room, and properly label and file the same, keeping the Senate papers separate and distinct from those of the house.-- He shall deliver to the State Librarian all copies of original journals that may be now in the said room, to be by him placed in the State Library.
SECTION 2. That hereafter the secretary of the Senate, and the Clerk of the House shall, at the end of each session of the General Assembly; deliver to the Secretary of State, for the time being, all the original bills, resolutions, petitions, &c., of the session just ended, to be by him labeled and filed as aforesaid ; and it shall also be the duty of the said secretary and the said clerk, so soon as their respective journals have been published, to deliver the originals to the State Librarian, to be by him placed in time State Library.
SECTION 3. That the Legislative Committee, at its session in January, A. D. 1884, is hereby authorized to make to the Secretary of State such an allowance as it may seem just for the work herein authorized to be done, and to draw a draft on the State Treasurer to pay the same.
Passed al Dover, April 19, 1883.