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OF THE STATE HOUSE, LIBRARY AND PUBLIC OFFICES.

Section 11. The State Librarian shall have the gener-State Librarian

to have genera al charge of the State House and the New State Library charge and Administration Building, subject to the provision of the preceding sections; and shall see that the same is properly cared for.

Section 12. That Chapter 4, Volume 21, Laws of Delaware, and all other acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.

Approved March 17, A. D. 1913.

OF THE STATE HOUSE.

CHAPTER 10.

OF THE STATE HOUSE.

AN ACT for the establishment of a Hall of Records and appropriat

ing money therefor.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Rooms assigned to Hall of Records

Section 1. That a portion of the fire-proof basement of the library wing of the State House of Delaware is hereby devoted and set apart as a State Hall of Records.

of Records

Archives Com

Section 2. That the State Archives Commission of the mission to have State of Delaware created under an Act entitled, “An

Act for the better preservation of certain Public Records,” being Chapter 77, Volume 23, Laws of Delaware as amended by Chapter 82, of Volume 26, Laws of Del

aware, shall have the care and custody of the aforesaid To place there. Hall of Records and shall place therein all records, books

and papers of public and historic interest which have been heretofore or which may be hereafter assigned to their care and shall make such rules and regulations for the care and preservation of the same as shall seem to them proper and necessary.

in certain records, books and papers

Fire proof partition to be constructed

Section 3. That a partition of fire proof material approved by a competent architect shall be constructed within said fire proof library basement. Said partition shall form the north and west walls of said Hall of Records and the south and east walls of said Hall of Rec

ords shall be the present south and east walls of the baseLimiting size ment aforesaid. The partition aforesaid shall be built

at such a point as to leave a corridor at least fifteen feet

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wide running along the west wall of said basement and a similar corridor, fifteen feet wide along the north wall of said basement. Any door or doors in said partition shall be of fire proof construction.

Section 4. That the Archives Commission of the State of Delaware shall cause to be placed in the Hall of Records on the completion of the fire proof partition such Authorized to steel cabinets or other furniture as they deem necessa-Cabinet cages ry; and shall cause to be placed in said Hall the safe purchased pursuant to the Act of the General Assembly approved at Dover, April 5th, A. D. 1909, being Chapter 255, Volume 25, Laws of Delaware.

Section 5. That the sum of One Thousand Dollars Appropriation ($1,000.00) be and the same is, hereby appropriated for of $1000.00 the purpose of defraying the expenses of the erection of the fire proof partition and doors for the aforesaid Hall of Records and for the purchase of the steel furniture as aforesaid and for the removal of the said safe. It shall Duty of Arbe the duty of the said Archives Commission of Delaware chives Com. to see that the provisions of this Act are carried into ef- Act into effect fect, and the State Treasurer shall honor the warrants of the said Commission drawn for the payment of the same out of any moneys in his hands not otherwise appropriated, provided the aggregate of such warrants shall not exceed the sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00).

Approved March 18, A. D. 1913.

OF THE STATE LIBRARY.

CHAPTER 11.

OF THE STATE LIBRARY.

AN ACT Regarding the Purchase and Sale of Certain Books by the

State Librarian.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

State Librar-
ian to dispose
of books
on approval
of any two
Judges

Section 1. That the State Librarian be and he is hereby authorized to dispose of, by way of sale or exchange, such books in the State Library as are not needed and of which there are a number of copies, upon the approval of any two judges of the Superior Court of this State.

over to State

Money derived

Section 2. Any money derived from the sale of such to be turned

books shall be promptly turned over by the State LibraTreasurer rian to the State Treasurer and the State Treasurer is State Treasur. hereby authorized to keep a separate account of such reerste keepsep. ceipts. These receipts shall be subject to be expended Receipts to be for other books needed in the State Library and the expended for State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to pay subject to ap such bills chargeable against this fund upon presentation Judges

of same by the State Librarian and bearing the approval of any two judges of this State and in accordance with the law governing the approval and payment of bills by the State Treasurer.

of

Section 3. All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent herewith, and especially Chapter 113, Volume 24, Laws of Delaware, are hereby repealed.

Approved March 19, A. D. 1913.

OF THE PASSING AND PUBLICATION OF LAWS AND JOURNALS

CHAPTER 12.

OF THE PASSING AND PUBLICATION OF LAWS AND JOURNALS

AN ACT Providing for a Method of Recording, Filing and Certifying

all Acts and Resolutions passed by the General Assembly.

WHEREAS, It has been the custom of the General Assembly since the time this State was a British Colony to have all Acts and Resolutions that pass both Houses engrossed or enrolled, and the said enrollment being a survival of a custom that was necessary before the use of the typewriter or general use of the printing press,

And WHEREAS, It is now a needless expense and increases the danger of mistakes in transcribing, therefore,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. All bills and resolutions passed by the Gen-Albohudicand eral Assembly that are published in the laws shall here-hereafter to be after be preserved by the art of printing or by being typewritten typewritten not being copied or transcribed with the pen.

printed or

Section 2. A Bill Clerk for the House of Representa-Bill Clerk to tives and one for the Senate shall be appointed by joint for each House resolution at each Session of the General Assembly.

Clerks

Section 3. The duties of said Bill Clerks shall be to Duties of Bill have a general supervision over all bills and resolutions introduced at any session of the General Assembly. When any bill or resolution has passed both Houses it

Method of shall be the duty of said Bill Clerks to attach a parch-barking bills

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