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ney-General, one hundred copies of his report for distribution to the several District Attorneys of the State; to the Controller, two hundred copies of his report; to the Secretary of State, two hundred copies of his report; to the State Treasurer, two hundred copies of his report; to the State Librarian, one hundred and fifty copies of his report; to the officers of each of the Insane Asylums, five hundred copies of their reports; to the Directors of the State Prison, one hundred copies of their report; to the Regents of the University, three hundred copies of their report; to the Trustees of the Asylum for the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind, three hundred copies of their report; to the Fish Commissioners, five hundred copies of their report; to the Superintendent of State Printing, two hundred copies of his report; to the State Board of Health, two hundred copies of their report; to the Commissioners to manage the Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove, two hundred copies of their report. And the remaining copies thereof: One-third to the order of [the] Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, and twothirds to the order of the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Assembly, to be by them distributed pro rata to the members of the Senate and Assembly next to convene.
SEC. 4. All Acts or parts of Acts in conflict with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
duties of Superintend
CHAP. DLXVI.-An Act to amend the Political and Penal
Codes, concerning public printing, and for other purposes, approved April third, eighteen hundred and seventy-six.
[Approved April 1, 1878.]
Assembly, do enact as follows:
526. It is the duty of the Superintendent of State Print- General ing: OneTo print the laws; the Journals of the Legislature; ent State
Printing. reports of State officers; public documents ordered to be printed by the Legislature; blanks for the Supreme Court, the offices of Governor, Secretary of State, Controller, Treasurer of State, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Attorney-General, Surveyor-General, and Register of the Land Office; the bills, resolutions, and other job printing which may be ordered by either of the two Houses of the Legislature, and all other public printing for the State, unless otherwise expressly ordered by law.
Two-To publish, prefixed to each volume of the laws, the names and place of residence of the Governor, and other executive officers of the State, Lieutenant-Governor, Sen
General ators, and Representatives in the Legislature, the presiding duties of Superintend
officers of the Senate and Assembly, and of Commissioners ent State of the State of California residing out of the State, and in Printing.
office at the time of such publication.
Three-To perform the duties required by the provisions of Article Twelve, Chapter Two, Title One, Part Three, of this Code, and such other duties as are imposed upon him by law.
Four-He shall keep in his office, open to public inspection, a time-book, containing the name of every employé connected with the State Printing Office, the time employed, the rate of wages, and amount paid; and he shall certify, under oath, to the correctness of all claims for services rendered and materials furnished, which certificate shall be attached to and presented with each claim that shall be presented to the Board of Examiners for allowance, and no such claim shall be certified or allowed unless it be fully itemized.
Five—He shall file in the office of the Secretary of State, all proposals, bids, contracts, bonds, and other papers appertaining to the awarding of contracts now in his possession, or which may hereafter come into his possession, retaining in his office copies of the same; and the Secretary of State shall promptly furnish the Board of Examiners, for their use, certified copies of all such papers.
Six-All printing required by any of the State Departments, Boards, or any State officer, for the State, the order for the same shall be made out upon a printed blank, with voucher attached, to be furnished by the Superintendent of State Printing, and forwarded to the office of said Superintendent, who shall enter upon a book kept in his office for that purpose, a transcript of said orders, and shall return with the work, when completed, to the person ordering the same, the original order, with duplicate voucher attached; said voucher to be signed by the person receiving the work, and returned to the Superintendent of State Printing, and both original and duplicate orders shall be kept on file in his office, and shall be a sufficient voucher for said work. The Superintendent of State Printing shall enter upon a book to be kept for said purpose, the name, quantity, and weight of paper used for each order printed. He shall also, certify, under oath, that all materials, stock, and paper furnished the office under contracts are of the quality, kind, and weight required by such contracts; and no claim arising under any contract shall be allowed for paid unless accompanied by such certificate. He shall also, retain and file in his office one copy or sample of each blank, circular, pamphlet, book, legislative bill, file, or report, or any other work emanating from the State Printing Office, excepting blank books, of which he shall file only sample sheets. Said copies or samples shall bear a uniform number and date with the voucher.
Seven-No printing for the Senate, or any committee of the same, shall be executed except upon an official order of the Secretary, and no order for any printing shall be made by that officer unless the same is ordered by a majority vote of the Senate. All printing done for the Senate shall be
delivered to the Sergeant-at-Arms of that body, whose duty it shall be to distribute one-third of the copies of any document printed to the members of the Senate and two-thirds to the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Assembly, who shall receipt therefor, for distribution to the members thereof. There shall be printed two hundred and forty copies of all bills, resolutions, and reports ordered printed by the Senate.
Eight—No printing for the Assembly, or any committee of the same, shall be executed except upon an official order of the Chief Clerk, and no order for any printing shall be made by that officer unless the same is ordered by a majority vote of the Assembly. All printing done for the Assembly shall · be delivered to the Sergeant-at-Arms of that body, whose duty it shall be to distribute two-thirds of the copies of any document printed to the members of the Assembly, and onethird to the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, who shall receipt therefor, for distribution to the members thereof. There shall be printed two hundred and forty copies of all bills, resolutions, and reports ordered printed by the Assembly.
Nine-The receipts of the respective Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate and Assembly shall be a sufficient voucher to the Superintendent of State Printing for all work done for either House.
SEC. 2. Section five hundred and twenty-eight of said Code is amended to read as follows;
528. There must be printed of the laws of each session of Laws and the Legislature, twenty-two hundred and fifty copies, in je printed. English, to be deposited with the Secretary of State, who, after retaining a sufficient number of said volumes for distribution, in accordance with the provisions of section four hundred and nine of the Political Code, shall deposit one hundred and fifty copies with the State Librarian; the remaining copies to be sold at a price not to exceed three dollars per bound volume; the moneys thus received to be paid into the State treasury at the end of each month, as other fees are paid by the said Secretary of State, and for the same purposes. Whenever any bill, joint or concurrent resolution, is passed to enrollment, by either the Senate or Assembly, the Committee on Enrollment of the House in which the bill, joint or concurrent resolution originated, shall transmit the same, without delay, to the Superintendent of State Printing, who shall receipt for all such bills and resolutions, and proceed at once to have the same printed, in the order in which received, in the measure prescribed by law for the Statutes. So soon as printed, one copy, with proper blanks for the signatures of the officers whose duty it is to sign enrolled bills, shall be printed on bond paper, which, together with the engrossed bill, shall be sent to the Committee on Enrollment of the House in which the bill originated. Said committee shall compare such copy with the engrossed bill, and if it is found to be correct shall present it to the proper officers for their signatures. When such officials shall have signed their names thereon, as required by law, it shall be an enrolled bill, and shall be transmitted
to the Governor for his approval. If the same is signed by Jeuprintedo the Governor, and becomes a law, the printed law shall go to
the Secretary of State and become the official record.
Second—Whenever a law is signed by the Governor, official notice shall be forwarded, in writing, to the Superintendent of State Printing of the fact. Upon the receipt of said official notice, the Superintendent of State Printing shall cause to be printed, for the use of the Legislature, two hundred and forty copies of said law, joint or concurrent resolution, to be distributed, one-third to the Senate and two-thirds to the Assembly, the Sergeant-at-Arms of the respective Houses to receipt to the Superintendent of State Printing for the same, whose receipt shall be a proper voucher for the work. He shall also cause to be printed the requisite number of sheets to make the number of copies of the Statutes required by law to be printed, the one composition of type to answer the purpose of printing the three editions; and of such laws, resolutions, and memorials as may be designated by the Legislature, two hundred and forty copies in Spanish. Of the Journals and Appendices of the Senate and Assembly there must be printed four hundred and eighty copies, in one volume or more, as may be required by the size thereof. The Superintendent of State Printing shall have the laws, Journals of Senate and Assembly, and the Appendices thereto, properly indexed and bound, the laws in full law sheep binding, and Journals and Appendices in half law sheep binding, marble sides, and deliver the same to the Secretary of State for distribution as soon as practical after the final adjournment of the Legislature, and the receipt of the Secretary of State shall be his voucher therefor.
SEC. 3. Section five hundred and thirty-one of the Political Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
531. The duties of the Superintendent of State Printing shall be as follows: He shall have the entire charge and superintendence of State printing. He shall take charge of and be responsible on his bond for all manuscripts and other matter which may be placed in his hands to be printed, engraved, or lithographed, and shall cause the same to be promptly executed. He shall receive from the Senate or Assembly all matter ordered by either House to be printed and bound, or either printed or bound, and shall keep a record of the same, and of the order in which it may be received, and when the work shall have been executed, he shall deliver the finished sheets or volumes to the Sergeantat-Arms of the Senate or Assembly, or of any department authorized to receive them, whose receipts therefor shall be a sufficient voucher to the said Superintendent of State Printing for their delivery. He shall receive and promptly execute all orders for printing required to be done for the various State offices. He shall employ such compositors, pressmen, and assistants as the exigency of the work from time to time requires, and may at any time discharge such employés; provided, that at no time shall he pay said compositors, pressmen, or assistants a higher rate of wages than is paid by those employing printers in Sacramento for like work. He
shall at no time employ more compositors or assistants than the absolute necessities of the State printing may demand, and he shall not permit any other than State work to be done in the State Printing Office. The Superintendent of State Printing shall, on or before the first day of September of each year, make a report, in writing, to the Governor, embracing a record of the complete transactions of his office for the preceding fiscal year, which report shall show, in detail, all the items of expense attending the State printing, and all the expenses of the office, including repairs and the purchase of materials of all kinds. Said report shall also state the number of reams and various kinds of paper delivered to him, and the amount and quality remaining on hand, which report shall be printed for the use of the Legislature.
SEC. 4. Section ninety-nine of the Penal Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
99. The Superintendent of State Printing shall not, dur- Superining his continuance in office, have any interest, directly or be disinterindirectly, in any printing of any kind, or in any binding, ested in engraving, or lithographing, or in a contract for furnishing printing paper or other printing stock or material connected with the contracts. State printing; and any violation of these provisions shall subject him, on conviction before a Court of competent jurisdiction, to imprisonment in the State Prison for a term of not less than two years, nor more than five years, and a fine of not less than one thousand dollars, nor more than three thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
SEC. 5. Section five hundred and thirty-two of the Political Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
532. In July of each year the Superintendent of State AdvertisePrinting shall submit to the State Board of Examiners sam- ment for ples of the various kinds, sizes, and qualities of paper that furnish will probably be required in his office during the year com- of State mencing on the then next first Monday in October, an esti- Printing mate of the probable quantity of each kind, size, and quality that will be so required. Upon being satisfied that the kind, sizes, quantities, and qualities of paper so suggested will be required, they shall direct the Superintendent of State Printing to advertise for thirty days in one daily newspaper published in the City of San Francisco, and one daily newspaper published in the City of Sacramento, for proposals to furnish such paper, or so much thereof as may be required during the year commencing as aforesaid, which bids shall be opened in his office at twelve o'clock m. on the day appointed, in the presence of the said Superintendent, and at least two of the State Board of Examiners; and the State Board of Examiners and the said Superintendent of State Printing shall constitute a Board to award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder. No bill [bid I shall be considered unless accompanied by a certified check, in the sum of two thousand dollars, gold coin, payable to the Governor for the use of the people of the State of California, conditioned that if the bidder receives the award of the contract he will, within thirty days, enter into bonds in the sum of ten thousand dollars, with two or