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18.63 Approval required for printing.

No department or commission of state located in the city of Des Moines shall expend any funds for the publication or distribution of books or pamphlets or reports unless the publication thereof be expressly required by law or approved by the director. A violation of this section shall constitute misfeasance in office.

The director may establish a central sales and distribution center from which shall be distributed all books, pamphlets, documents, reports and publications not required by law to be otherwise distributed. The director shall from time to time establish the cost of printing and distribution or mailing each book, pamphlet, report, document and publication. The director shall, thereafter, cause to be delivered, sent, or mailed to anyone requesting a book, pamphlet, report, document, or publication upon receipt of the cost thereof plus distribution or mailing charges. Anyone may examine a copy of any book, pamphlet, document, report or publication at the central sales and distribution center.

Section History: Early form

[C62, 66, 71, 73, § 15.43; C75, 77, 79, 81, § 18.63]

Internal References

Referred to in § 18.3, 18.28, 18.30, 18.50

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