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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

PART 5.5. DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES [14600 - 14985.11]

  ( Part 5.5 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 371. )

CHAPTER 7. Printing [14850 - 14912]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 371. )

ARTICLE 1. General [14850 - 14860]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 371. )

14850.
  

All state printing shall be done in the Office of State Printing.

State work only shall be done in the Office of State Printing. The Office of State Printing may also be known as the Office of State Publishing.

(Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 784, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1998.)

14851.
  

(a) Except as provided in subdivision (e) or (f), the Office of State Publishing may accept or authorize paid advertisements in materials printed or published by the office, a state agency, or a vendor, except that the office shall not print, publish, or authorize paid political advertising.

(b) The Office of State Publishing may print checks and other printed matter necessary for the operation of any industry board or state agricultural district board at the expense of the state.

(c) To reduce duplication of staff resources and to provide consistency in the review for appropriateness of advertisements, an agency of the state that was not authorized to accept paid advertising in its publications before January 1, 2006, shall use the services of the Office of State Publishing for all paid advertising in its publications.

(d) Funds derived from the placement of paid advertisements on agency literature or publications pursuant to this section shall be available to the agency, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to fund agency operations.

(e) The Office of State Publishing shall not accept or authorize any paid advertisements in materials printed or published for the Secretary of State.

(f) The authorization provided in subdivision (a) to the Office of State Publishing shall apply to materials printed or published for an executive branch agency administered by a constitutional officer other than the Governor only upon the written consent of the director of the agency or his or her designee. The director or his or her designee may revoke this consent at any time in a writing appropriately delivered to the Office of State Publishing.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 513, Sec. 1. (SB 1079) Effective January 1, 2011.)

14852.
  

All printing required by the California Exposition and State Fair and district agricultural associations is exempt from Section 14850.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1110, Sec. 29. Effective January 1, 1997.)

14853.
  

The department has entire charge and superintendence of the state printing and binding.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 371.)

14854.
  

The department shall decide upon the style and manner of printing all laws and other state documents except those printed for the Legislature.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 371.)

14855.
  

The department may revise, reduce or decline to execute any order, or part of any order, which it deems unnecessary or unwarranted by law, and which will tend to consume unnecessarily the appropriation for support of the Office of State Printing.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 371.)

14856.
  

Appropriations from the General Fund shall not be expended for the printing or publishing of any book, pamphlet, report of activities, or compilation or synopsis of laws, rules or regulations, or other document concerning any of those activities of any state agency that is supported from special funds.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 371.)

14857.
  

When any chart, map, diagram, or other engraving is required to illustrate any document ordered to be printed, such chart, map, diagram, or engraving shall be prepared or procured by the department. Bills for engraving, lithographing, or lithograph printing not so prepared or procured shall not be allowed by the Controller.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 371.)

14858.
  

The department may cause the state printing plant, its contents and all printing supplies and other property used or intended to be used for state printing, wherever located, to be insured against damage or destruction by fire.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 371.)

14860.
  

Whenever the Office of State Printing is not equipped to fill an order for printing or other work, the Office of State Printing shall so notify the state agency or agencies submitting the order and the state agency or agencies shall then make purchases of such printing or other work directly through the Office of Procurement of the department.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 371.)

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