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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 the governor and becomes a law, the printed law shall go to the secretary of state and become the official record.

2. 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 seven hundred and fifty 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. [Amendment approved 1909; Stats. 1909, p. 266.]

Duties in relation to printing for legislature: See ante, $ 526; post, $ $ 529, 531, 539.

Number of documents to be printed: See post, $ 529.
Journal and appendices, printing of: See post, $ 529; ante, $ 256.
Printing of bills and resolutions: See post, $$ 529, 531, 539.

Legislation & 528. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872. See ante, tit. "Code commissioners' note to Article XII.” 2. Amended by Code Amdts. 1875–76, p. 17. 3. By Code Amdts. 1877-78, p. 9. 4. By Stats. 1909,

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§ 529. Style of printing. The superintendent of state printing shall decide upon the style and manner of printing all laws and other state documents. (Amendment approved 1913; Stats. 1913, p. 1132.]

Legislation & 529. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872. See ante, tit. “Code commissioners' note to Article XII.” 2. Amended by Stats. 1897, p. 1. 3. By Stats. 1913, p. 1132.

§ 530. Appointment of superintendent of state printing. The superintendent of state printing shall be appointed by the governor of the state, with lie advice and consent of the senate and hold office at the pleasure

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of the governor. He shall be a competent practical printer, and before
entering upon the discharge of the duties of his office shall give a good
and sufficient bond to the people of the state of California in the sum
of twenty-five thousand dollars, with two or more sufficient sureties, to
be approved by governor, for the faithful performance of his duties,
which bond shall be filed in the office of secretary of state. Nothing
herein contained shall be construed as affecting the term of office of any
person elected to the office herein mentioned prior to the adoption hereof.
(Amendment approved 1911; Stats. 1911, p. 1127.]

Legislation $ 530. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872 (based on Stats. 1861,
p. 279, $ 9), and then provided for compensation. 2. Amended by Code
Amets. 1875–76, p. 18; based on Stats. 1871-72, p. 554, $2-4. 3. By
Stats. 1891, p. 59. 4. By Stats. 1911, p. 1127.

$ 531. Duties of superintendent of state printing. The duties of the superintendent of state printing shall be as follows: He shall have the entire charge and superintendence of the state printing and binding. 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, bound, engraved, or lithographed, and shall cause the same to be promptly executed. He shall receive from the senate or assembly all matter or. dered 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 sergeant-at-arms of the senate or assembly, or of any department authorized to receive them, whose receipt 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 or binding required to be done for the various state officers,

Provided, that the said superintendent of state printing shall have discretionary authority to revise, reduce, or decline to execute any order, or part of any order, which in his judgment is unnecessary or unwarranted by law, and which will tend to unnecessarily consume the appropriation for support of the state printing-office; and provided, further, that in the event of any state officer, board, commission, or state insti. tution shall consider the decision of the said superintendent of state printing unfair, he may refer the matter to the state board of control, birh board sball determine the matter. He shall employ such compositors, bookbinders, pressmen and assistants as the exigency of the work from time to time requires, and may at any time discharge such employees.

Provided, that at no time shall he pay said compositors, bookbinders, pressmen or assistants a lower rate of wages than the average wage paid by those employing such mechanics in Sacramento, San Francisco, Oakland and Los Angeles for like work. He shall at no time employ more compositors, bookbinders, pressmen or assistants than the absolute necessities of the state printing may demand, and he shall not permit aby other than state work to be done in the state printing office.

The superintendent of state printing shall, on or before the fifteenth 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

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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, biennially, for the use of the legislature. [Amendment approved 1915; Stats. 1915, p. 1318.]

Duties of state printer: See ante, $ 526; post, $ 540.

Duties in relation to printing for legislature: See ante, $8 526, 528, 529; post, $ 539.

Legislation & 531. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872, and then provided that certain printing should be done without charge. See ante, tit. "Code commissioners' note to Article XII.” 2. Amended by Code Amdts. 1875–76, p. 18; based on Stats. 1871-72, p. 554, $ 5. 3. By Code Amdts. 1877-78, p. 10. 4. By Stats. 1891, p. 66. 5. By Stats. 1895, p. 233. 6. By Stats. 1915, p. 1318.

§ 532. Letting of contracts for paper. In April, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, and in April of every year thereafter, the superintendent of state printing shall submit to the state board of examiners samples of the various kinds, sizes, and qualities of paper that will probably be required in his office during the year commencing on the then next first Monday in July, an estimate of the probable quantity of each kind, size, and quality that will be so required. Upon being satisfied that the kinds, 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 two daily newspapers, one of which shall be published in the city of San Francisco, and one 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 said superintendent of state printing, and the members of the state board of examiners then and there present, shall constitute a board to award the contract to the lowest and best responsible bidder. No bid 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 more sureties, to be approved by the governor of the state, that he will faithfully perform the conditions of his contract. All bids must be for the furnishing and delivery of the paper and materials at the state printing-office, in the city of Sacramento, so that the state shall not be charged with any cost of transportation or delivery, which must be specified in the advertisement for bids. If all the bids opened shall be deemed too high by said board, they may decline them and advertise again. If the second set of bids are considered too high, the said board may again decline them, and the superintendent of state printing may purchase such paper in the open market. The prices paid shall in no case be higher than the lowest price at which such paper was offered to be furnished by the bids so rejected. (Amendment approved 1895; Stats. 1895, p. 234.]

Legislation & 532. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872, and then provided that certain printing should be done without charge. See ante, tit.

*Code commissioners' note to Article XII.” 2. Amended by Code Amdts. 1875–76, p. 19; based on Stats. 1871-72, p. 554, $ 9. 3. By Code Amdts. 1877-78, p. 11. 4. By Stats. 1895, p. 234.

$ 533. Ruling, folding, stitching, and binding, contracts for. All ruling, folding, and folding and stitching, and binding required to be executed for the state shall be done under the supervision of said superintendent. He shall advertise for thirty days in one daily newspaper published in the eity of San Francisco and one daily newspaper published in the city of Sacramento, specifying the character of the binding, folding, and stitching to be bid upon, for proposals to do all such folding, folding and stitebiog, ruling and binding, all of which work shall be done in the city of Saeramento, and on the day appointed he shall, in the presence of the board of examiners, open the bids that may be received, and said superintendent of state printing and said board of examiners shall award said contract to the lowest responsible bidder or bidders therefor. [Amendment approved 1876; Code Amdts. 1875–76, p. 20.)

Legislation $ 533. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872, and then provided that certain work should be done without charge. See ante, tit. “Code commissioners' note to Article XII." 2. Amended by Code Amdts. 1875–76, p. 20.

$ 534. Salary of superintendent. Of deputy. The annual salary of the superintendent of state printing shall be five thousand dollars. He may appoint a deputy superintendent of state printing who shall be a eiril executive officer, and who shall receive a salary of two thousand four hundred dollars per annum. [Amendment approved 1909; Stats. 1909, p. 53.)

Legislation § 534. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872 (based on Stats. 1857, p. 195, $ 11), and was then entitled "Folding and stitching" 2. Amended by Code Amdts. 1875–76, p. 20. 3. By Stats. 1885, p. 32. 4. By Stats. 1897, p. 238. 5. By Stats. 1909, p. 53.

$ 535. State printer may purchase machinery. The superintendent of state printing, upon the approval of the state board of control, may purchase any machinery or equipment needed in the state printing plant and the same may be paid for out of the state printing fund. [Amendment approved 1915; Stats. 1915, p. 614.]

Legislation & 535. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872, and was then entitled "To present copy of work with accounts." See ante, tit. “Code commissioners' note to Article XII.” 2. Amended by Code Amdts. 1875–76, p. 20. 3. By Stats. 1915, p. 614.

$536. Contingent expenses, fund for. Whenever any money is appropriated for the support of the state printing-office, a sum not exceeding the sum of one thousand dollars thereof shall, in each fiscal year for which the appropriation is made, be applied to and used for the purpose of paying contingent expenses of state printing-office. The superintendent of state printing shall keep an itemized account of all moneys expended out of the contingent fund hereby created, and shall furnish the governor with a copy of the same, under oath, at the end of each fiscal year. [Amendment approved 1878; Code Amdts. 1877-78, p. 12.]

Legislation & 536. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872 (based on Stats. 1871-72, p. 871,8 2), and was then entitled "('ompensation, how ascertained

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and paid.” 2. Amended by Code Amdts. 1875–76, p. 21. 3. By Code Amdts. 1877-78, p. 12.

§ 537. Warrants for wages. The state treasurer is hereby authorized, when the general fund is exhausted, to advance the money on the controller's warrants, drawn for wages and salaries of the employees in the state printing-office, out of any public funds in the treasury, which war. rants shall be his vouchers until there is money in the general fund to cancel them; provided, that this section shall not apply to any fund against which there are any warrants then due, or to become due, or so as to keep claimants out of their just demands. Any sum of money remaining unexpended of the appropriation heretofore made for the purchase of materials for the state printing-office is hereby appropriated to the payment of claims due for the construction of the state printing-office. (Amendment approved 1876; Code Amdts. 1875–76, p. 21.)

Legislation & 537. 1. Enacted March 12, 1872, and then related to the bond of the state printer, a subject covered by the present $ 530. See ante, tit. “Code commissioners' note to Article XII.” 2. Amended by Code Amdts. 1875–76, p. 21.

§ 538. Maps, engravings, etc. When any chart, map, diagram, or other engraving shall be required to illustrate any document ordered to be printed, such chart, map, diagram, or engraving shall be procured by the superintendent of state printing. No bills for engraving, or lithographing, or lithograph printing, other than the above, shall be allowed by the board of examiners. All state printing shall be done in the state printing-office. [Amendment approved 1878; Code Amdts. 1877–78, p. 12.]

Legislation 538. 1. Added by Code Amets. 1875-76, p. 21. 2. Amended by Code Amdts. 1877–78, p. 12.

§ 539. Printing bills. All bills and other documents ordered engrossed by either house of the legislature shall be delivered by the secretary of the senate or chief clerk of the house, as the case may be, to the engrossing clerk of the house ordering the engrossment, who shall deliver such bills or other documents, without delay, in the order of their receipt, to the state printer, who shall receipt for the same, and without delay engross (print) the same in the order so received by him, and deliver such engrossed bill or other documents, with the original thereof, to the engrossing clerk from whom he receives the same, who shall carefully compare the engrossed copy with the original, and, if correctly engrossed, report the same back, with the original, to the engrossing committee of the house from which he received it. All bills and other documents that have been printed shall be considered engrossed, if no amendments have been made after being printed, but the original bill or document shall be delivered to the engrossing clerk of the respective houses where same originated, and he shall compare the original bill, or other document with the printed bill or other document, and forthwith deliver them to the committee on engrossment for return to the house in the same manner as engrossed bills. Such bills or other documents shall have a separate order of comparison from the engrossed bills. And all bills and other documents required to be enrolled by order of either house, shall be delivered by the secretary of the senate or chief clerk of the house, as the case may be, to the enrolling clerk of the house ordering such enrollment, who shall deliver such bills or other documents,

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