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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

Reports,

To be typewritten.

Tabular statements,

Copy to be delivered to the Governor.

Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding to print, stitch, trim and bind together the same, in the form and manner provided for in this act. No change or alterations shall be made on the proofs of any re. ports, except such as are purely typographical errors.

Section 32. That the Secretary of the Commonwealth shall cause to be furnished a true and accurate copy of the laws to the Superintendent of Public Print. Laws. ing and Binding; and the chief clerks of the respective houses of the Legislature shall each furnish a copy of the journals, bills, reports, messages, and other papers and documents, without delay, to the said Superin- Journals, bills, tendent, and the contractor or contractors shall not be accountable for any delays occasioned for want of

etc.

such copy.

Errors,

Forfeit.

Section 33. That if any error be committed in executing any part of the printing, as aforesaid, by which the sense or meaning may be altered, the said con. tractor or contractors, who shall commit such error, shall forfeit to the State the amount of the compensation to which he or they may have been entitled for composition, presswork and paper of the whole sheet of any law, journal, report, message, or other paper or document, in which such error may be found, and shall be accountable and pay for all paper, furnished by the State, which may be injured or lost by reason of such error, and the amount so forfeited shall be charged to the account of such contractor or contractors by the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding.

Section 34. That the said contractor or contractors Binding. shall fold, collate, stitch, trim, bind, and deliver to the proper departments of the government, the laws, journals, reports, messages, bills, and other papers and documents, as shall be required to be printed, folded together, collated, stitched, trimmed, and bound, for which he or they shall be paid at the rates fixed in the Rates. schedule appended to this act.

Section 35. There shall be bound in full law sheep, Journals. of the best quality, four hundred copies of the Senate and House Journals: sixty-five copies for the Senate,

Distribution of, of which ten copies shall be labeled "Property of the Senate;" two hundred and twenty copies for the House, of which ten copies shall be labeled “Property of the House”; one hundred copies for the State Librarian, and fifteen to be delivered to the Secretary of the Commonwealth. There shall also be bound in full law sheep, to match the laws and journals, ten copies of the official documents; one copy for the Senate, to be labeled “Property of the Senate"; one copy for the House, to be labeled "Property of the House”; six copies for the State Librarian; one copy for the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding, and one copy for the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

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Legislative
Record,

Number.

Binding

Distribution of.

Delivery 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 Houze 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 de liver 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 Blanks, circulars, 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 Composition. 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

Additional copies of laws, journals, etc.

Proviso.

Book composltion.

etc.

Presswork.

of reports, docu

sixteen pages at an impression; and the composition, presswork, folding, stitching, or tipping, and delivering the bills of the two houses shall be paid for at contract rates.

Section 39. The Auditor-General shall draw his Warrants. warrant on the State Treasurer, in favor of the said contractor or contractors, for the amount due him or them for printing, folding, stitching, trimming, binding and delivering, his or their accounts having first been audited, upon certificates of the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding; and all money due the said contractor or contractors for executing the public printing and binding sball be paid by the State Treasurer on warrants drawn on him by the AuditorGeneral, and the said State Treasurer shall be vested with the same control over the accounts for the public printing and binding which he now has over the accounts of any officer of the Commonwealth.

Section 40. The Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding is hereby authorized, by and with the consent of the Governor, to add to the number of any order for printing and binding for reports, documents or special publications, authorized by law, such addi. Additional coples tional numbers of said reports, documents or special ments, etc. publications as nay be necessary to properly supply the various departments, now created or that may hereafter be created.

Section 41. In order that the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding may properly carry into effect the provisions of this act, he is hereby authorized to appoint one chief clerk, at a salary of eighteen Chief clerk. hundred dollars per year; one clerk, at a salary of fourteen hundred dollars per year, and one messenger, at a salary of nine hundred dollars per year.

Section 42. Nothing contained in this act shall in any way interfere with any contra ts now existing for Existing consupplying the State with printing and binding, paper, or other supplies.

All acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith are Repeal. hereby repealed.

Schedule Rates. Printing.--For all machine composition, in what. Machine compoever type, except bills, blanks and miscellaneous print. ing, the rates per one thousand ems shall be as follows:

Plain composition, twenty cents. Column matter, in Plain. 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. Rule and figure. umns, fifty cents.

Hand composition of any description, when author

Clerk.

tracts.

sition.

Hand.

Transfers.

Tabular work.

Translation.

Titles.

ized by the Superintendent, in writing, double the above rates.

Original composition transferred from one document to another, of whatever form or character, per one thousand ems, ten cents. This to include leading or unleading, overrunning, and change of head and foot lines.

Tabular work may be executed in eight-point or smaller type, without additional charge.

No composition shall be leaded unless the same is actually required, which said leading shall be directed by the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding; nor shall any composition be allowed the second time upon any report, document or publication, unless the work shall have actually been performed, of which an affidavit of the contractor or contractors shall be furnished to the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding, who shall file the same with the account.

For translating of English matter, required to be printed in German or any other language, per one thousand ems, thirty cents; and no charge shall be allowed for figures or any matter not actually translated,

For titles to messages, books, documents, reports or other publications, per one hundred copies, including composition, presswork and tipping on, fifty cents.

Numbering, per thousand, twenty-five cents.

Tablets, letters, in tablets of fifty or one hundred, six cents.

Tablets, note, in tablets of fifty or one hundred, and less, four cents.

Tablets, revenue blanks, eight cents.

Perforating, per hundred, each passage, fifteen cents.

Gumming, per thousand, fifty cents.

Stamping, name and title on books, in gold, twenty cents.

Stamping, on leather labels, name and address, twenty-five cents.

Red edging, per hundred books, twenty cents.
Pockets, five cents.
Sprinkled edge, per hundred books, fifteen cents.

Binding newspapers, one-half roan, two dollars and a half per volume.

Mounting maps on muslin (30x371 or less), fifty cents.

Mounting maps on muslin (373x60 or larger than 30x371), sixty cents.

Eyelets, per hundred, fifteen cents.

Presswork.-For each token of two hundred and fifty impressions, or less, including dry pressing, fifty cents.

Legislative bills.-For each line, including composi

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