SEC. 1-5-25. To receive certain books from the sheriffs and distribute them.
The secretary of state shall receive from the several sheriffs all extra copies of the acts of the legislature, which the sheriffs are required to return to him, and he shall see that the several sheriffs perform the duty required of them in this behalf. If there be less than ten copies of any of the acts, in the state library, he shall supply the deficiency from the acts so returned to him, and out of the residue of the acts so returned, he shall, as far as can be, supply each county with the books needed to complete the set belonging to each respectively, and shall take the receipt of the sheriff therefor; and any books not thus disposed of shall be preserved in his office, and sold as other like books.
SOURCES: Codes, 1892, Sec. 4100; 1906 Sec. 4652; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 7490; 1930, Sec. 6950; 1942, Sec. 4210.