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Rates of compensation.
To be typewrit
Copy to be delivered to the Governor.
matter ordered to be printed by the Legislature, which may be presented to either the Senate or House of Representatives. Copy for all other matter ordered to be printed by the Legislature shall be delivered to the Superintendent by the person or persons having in charge the preparation of the same. All matter not otherwise printed for official documents shall be charged at the same rates as other printed matter of like character, prescribed in the schedule of this act. Section 30. The standard rates of compensation, or price, for the public printing and binding, for all objects of charge against the Commonwealth by the contractor or contractors, shall be according to the schedule appended to this act, which said schedule is made part of this act; the binding of pamphlets and other publications of similar character shall be done by the contractor or contractors at the same rates as those prescribed in the schedule for similar work; but any work required to be done by the contractor or contractors for the Commonwealth or any department or officer thereof, the price or value of which may not be fixed by, or otherwise ascertainable under, this act, shall be paid for at rates determined upon by the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding, and shall in no case exceed the lowest rate or rates at which the same can be obtained elsewhere by the said Superintendent; and if the contractor or contractors shall decline to furnish said work at such reasonable rates, it shall be lawful for the Superintendent aforesaid to procure the same elsewhere, and certify the account to the Auditor-General for settlement, which account shall be subject to examination and revision by that officer, as in other cases, and the Auditor-General shall issue a warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of the person or persons from whom such work has been procured for the amount found due him or them. Section 31. That the reports authorized to be made by law by the Auditor-General, State Treasurer, Adjutant-General, Secretary of Internal Affairs, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Secretary of Agriculture, Insurance Commissioner, Banking Commissioner, Department of Fisheries, Department of Mines, Factory Inspector, Superintendent of Public Printing, For. estry Department, and other heads of departments and commissions, shall be made out in typewritten form, except tabular work, and in such manner that all tabular statements can be printed in consecutive pages of the size of the journals prescribed in the twentyfifth section of this act, and delivered to the Governor, who shall cause the same to be delivered to the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding, accompanied by an order from the Governor directing the
Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding to
Journals, bills, etc.
Distribution of, etc.
Delivery of laws, journals, etc.
Additional copies of laws, journals, etc.
tractor or contractors for printing the Legislative Record shall deliver to the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding, in a reasonable time after the adjournment of the Legislature, three hundred and fifty copies of the Legislative Record, in good condition; and the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding shall have them bound in one-half binding, in one or more volumes, as he may deem necessary; and the contractor or contractors for the State printing and binding shall deliver the same as follows: eighty to the Senate, two hundred and fifty to the House of Representatives, and twenty to the State Librarian. The clerks of the Senate and House shall ship one copy of the Journal and Legislative Record to each Senator and Member of the House of Representatives. Section 36. The contractor or contractors shall deliver the whole number of said laws and journals to the proper departments within forty days after receipt of copy, unless further time shall be given in writing by the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding; and the said contractor or contractors shall cause to be printed and delivered to each house such copies of bills, journals, reports, messages, and other papers and documents as may be directed by the Legislature, at the time and in the manner the contractor or contractors may be requested, in writing, so to do by the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding. Section 37. Any additional copy of documents, laws, journals or reports that may be ordered to be bound in any manner, style or quality, shall be so bound by the contractor or contractors, and shall be paid for at contract price for such binding; and when extras are ordered to be covered with printed covers of colored paper or bound in cloth of any description, the contractor or contractors shall be paid for the same at contract price, as fixed for such work in said schedule: Provided, That no binding shall be executed by the said contractor or contractors, to be paid for by the State, for any member of either house or any officer thereof, unless the same be ordered by joint resolution. Section 38. That all book composition shall be com. puted by the measurement of the number of ems. The said contractor or contractors shall print the blanks, circulars and miscellaneous printing for all officers of the Commonwealth, at the rates fixed in the schedule annexed to this act. All composition shall be solid, unless directed otherwise by the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding, in writing. The presswork shall be done in the best manner, satisfactory to the said Superintendent; and two hundred and fifty impressions of sixteen pages each shall be counted as a token; and no book shall be printed in more than
sixteen pages at an impression; and the composition,
Printing.—For all machine composition, in what. ever type, except bills, blanks and miscellaneous print. ing, the rates per one thousand ems shall be as fol. lows: Plain composition, twenty cents. Column matter, in three columns, depending upon each other, and reading across the page, either words or figures, or both, with or without rules, thirty-five cents. Four columns, same, forty cents. Rule and figure work, tabulated, exceeding four col. umns, fifty cents. Hand composition of any description, when author.
Additional copies of reports, documents, etc.
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Rule and figure.
ized by the Superintendent, in writing, double the