TITLE 29

State Government

The General Assembly

CHAPTER 11. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

Subchapter II. Session Laws and Legislative Journals


The Director of Research of the Legislative Council or the Director's designee shall receive and exercise control over all inventory of Session Laws and legislative journals for sale and distribution as provided by law.

59 Del. Laws, c. 253, § 12; 64 Del. Laws, c. 329, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;

The Director of Research of the Legislative Council or the Director's designee shall make available for sale all inventories of Session Laws and legislative journals in the State for such sum not less than the cost for preparation. All sums received from the sale of books shall become a part of the General Fund of this State. Sale of the Delaware Code and the Delaware Code pocket parts shall be in accordance with § 108 of Title 1.

59 Del. Laws, c. 253, § 12; 64 Del. Laws, c. 329, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;

The Director of Research of the Legislative Council or the Director's designee shall distribute gratis copies of the Session Laws and legislative journals in the inventory to such agencies and public officials of the State as show a need for them.

As soon as possible after publication, the Director of Research shall distribute gratis to each person who was a member of the General Assembly to which the books related a copy of the Session Laws enacted by that General Assembly and a copy of the journals of that session.

59 Del. Laws, c. 253, § 12; 64 Del. Laws, c. 329, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;

The Director of Research of the Legislative Council or the Director's designee shall transmit a copy of the Session Laws and a copy of the journal of each House as soon after the books are published as practical to each of the following: The Library of Congress, the Delaware Historical Society, the Wilmington Institute Free Library and to public law libraries within the State, 2 copies each. No agency except a public law library shall be entitled to receive gratis more than 1 copy of each book from the State, from whatever source received.

59 Del. Laws, c. 253, § 12; 64 Del. Laws, c. 329, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;

The Director of Research of the Legislative Council or the Director's designee in conjunction with the State Law Library in Kent County shall forward a copy of the Session Laws and the legislative journals published by or under the authority of the State to each state, territory or district of the United States which exchanges its books with the State Law Library in Kent County and may exchange books with any province of Canada and foreign country that exchanges its books with the State Law Library in Kent County. In the event that any state, territory, district, province or country does not exchange Session Laws and legislative journals published by it or under its authority or does not exchange a book or set of books equivalent to sets of books published by the State, then the Director of Research may refuse to transmit to such state, territory, district, province or country such books of the State. The Director of Research of the Legislative Council or the Director's designee may also exchange books of the State for books of equal value received from other sources.

59 Del. Laws, c. 253, § 12; 64 Del. Laws, c. 329, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;