2017 Arkansas Code
Title 25 - State Government
Chapter 18 - Public Records
Subchapter 2 - State Publications
§ 25-18-205. Acts of General Assembly -- Index -- Printing -- Certification

Universal Citation: AR Code § 25-18-205 (2017)
  • (a) The Secretary of State shall make out true and accurate copies of all the laws, resolutions, and memorials and deliver them to the contractor for printing the acts of the General Assembly as fast as the contractor may need the copies in fulfillment of his or her contract as required by law.
  • (b) It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to have prepared and furnish to the public printer a full, thorough, and complete index with subheads to the acts of the General Assembly.
  • (c) The Secretary of State shall pay for the copying of the acts by the public printer at the rate of ten cents (10cent(s)) per one hundred (100) words, and for indexing and subheading the acts, a reasonable compensation to be fixed by the State Board of Public Printing not to exceed the customary price paid for such work.
  • (d)
    • (1) The Acts of Arkansas shall be printed in two (2) volumes.
    • (2) Volume I shall contain only appropriation acts and the Revenue Stabilization Law, § 19-5-101 et seq., and amendments relative thereto and may be printed in two (2) books if the Secretary of State considers it mechanically expedient.
    • (3)
      • (A) Volume II shall contain all other acts of the General Assembly and may be printed in two (2) books if the Secretary of State considers it mechanically expedient.
      • (B) Acts establishing the amount of salary, compensation, or allowances, and the method of payment thereof, for county officers, their deputies and other employees in their offices, deputy prosecuting attorneys, court reporters, court stenographers, and other employees of circuit courts shall be printed in Volume II.
      • (C) Volume II, or Book 2 of Volume II if there is one, shall also contain the acts of the extraordinary sessions of the General Assembly.
  • (e)
    • (1) The date of approval by the Governor shall be stated at the end of each act, resolution, and memorial, omitting the name and style of the Governor and presiding officers of the two (2) houses.
    • (2) At the end of each volume of the acts, there shall be a full and complete index.
  • (f) The Secretary of State is authorized, if he or she determines it to be in the public interest, to publish and distribute separate acts, or a group of acts dealing with the same or related subjects, in pamphlet form.
  • (g) The contractor shall furnish to the Secretary of State at his or her office a proof of each form of the laws, in the course of their publication, and a reader to assist in comparing the proof with the original rolls.
  • (h) It is made the duty of the Secretary of State to insert his or her certificate in the pamphlet containing the printed laws, joint resolutions, memorials, and similar items that the laws thus printed are "correct copies of the original on file in his or her office".
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