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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 4. Publications and Documents [14880 - 14886]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 371. )

14880.
  

The department has general supervision of the distribution of all public documents and other publications printed for any state agency and the custody of all state documents and other publications subject to public distribution, except those printed for the special use of the Legislature, the Governor, or the elective officers of the state.

The department shall fix the price and dispose of or sell the documents and publications.

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

14881.
  

The department may accept for distribution or disposal documents and other publications from the Legislature, the Governor, or the elective officers of the state, when requested to do so.

The department shall fix the price and dispose of or sell the documents and publications.

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

14882.
  

The department may compile and publish such documents, pamphlets, bulletins or other publications as it deems are for the best interests of the state or for public information.

The cost of compiling, printing and distributing any document, pamphlet, bulletin or other publication so issued, including salaries and other expenses, is payable from the Service Revolving Fund.

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

14883.
  

There shall be deducted from all money received from the sale of such documents or publications, a pro rata share of the cost of administration and the balance shall be paid into the Treasury, by March 31, for sales occurring during the first half of the fiscal year, by September 30, for sales occurring during the second half of the fiscal year, and credited to the fund from which the cost of printing was paid. The amounts deducted for administrative costs shall be deposited in the State Treasury and credited to the Service Revolving Fund.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 968.)

14884.
  

The index of the Constitution and laws shall be offered for sale to the public at a price to be fixed by the department. Such portion of the receipts as may be required to complete the cost of printing, publication and distribution shall be paid into the Service Revolving Fund and the balance paid into the Treasury and credited to the General Fund.

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

14885.
  

In the year 1963 and in every fourth year thereafter the Office of State Printing shall, with the approval of the department, compile or cause to be compiled, published and distributed a State Blue Book.

The Blue Books shall be compiled following the convening of the session of the Legislature in the year for which the Blue Book is to be compiled and published and material therein pertaining to the Legislature shall be compiled under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate and the Chief Clerk of the Assembly as pertaining to their respective houses.

The Blue Book shall contain only such material as the Joint Committee on Legislative Organization finds to be appropriate.

The cost of such compilation, publication and distribution shall be paid from any appropriation made for that purpose.

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

14886.
  

The volumes shall be distributed as follows: to each Member of the Senate and Assembly as determined by the Rules Committee of each house; to the Secretary of the Senate and Chief Clerk of the Assembly, 15 copies; to the Governor, 25 copies; to the Lieutenant Governor, 15 copies; to the Secretary of State, the Controller, the Attorney General, the Legislative Counsel, and the Treasurer, each 10 copies; to each member of the State Board of Equalization, five copies; to the director of each state department, two copies; to the two United State Senators from California and the members of the California congressional delegation, each one copy; to the Chief Justice and Associate Justices, each one copy; to the presiding justices and associate justices of the courts of appeal, each one copy; and copies as provided in Section 14901 of this code.

All other volumes shall be sold for such price as may be fixed by the department.

Any person who publishes or sells any publication whose title contains the words “State Blue Book,” “California Blue Book,” or any similar words which tend to confuse the publication with the State Blue Book authorized by this act is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 7.)

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