SUPREME COURT REPORTS (EXCERPT)
Act 385 of 1927
26.7 Authority as to publication, printing, sale and distribution; printing by state.
In the event that no bid is received by the board of state auditors for the publication of the Michigan reports and advance sheets of Michigan reports, or in the event that in all of the bids so received, the charge per volume at which the same are to be sold shall be in excess of what said board and the justices of the supreme court shall determine to be a fair price therefor, said board may proceed to secure such publication of the Michigan reports and advance sheets of Michigan reports and the electrotyping of said plates or such other method of reproduction as may be found expedient at the expense of the state of Michigan. Said board shall also have like authority with reference to the publication of former volumes of the reports from the plates now owned by the state. Authority is hereby granted to the board to determine the manner in which the publication, printing, binding, sale, and distribution of said reports and advance sheets shall be done, and to enter into a contract, or contracts, for all or any part of the necessary work, labor and material. In its discretion the board may require that the printing and binding of said reports or advance sheets, or either of them, shall be done under the general contract for state printing and binding entered into in pursuance of the provisions of Act No. 12 of the Public Acts of 1903. In the making of any contract or contracts contemplated by this section, said board shall not be subject to the provisions, specifications, limitations or restrictions contained in other sections of said Act No. 385 of the Public Acts of 1927 as amended. The moneys for such publication, reproduction, sale and distribution shall be paid by the state treasurer out of any moneys in the general fund of the state on the order of the board of state auditors, and any moneys received by said board on account of such sales shall be deposited by it in said general fund.
History: 1927, Act 385, Eff. Sept. 5, 1927
CL 1929, 529
Am. 1948, 1st Ex. Sess., Act 15, Imd. Eff. Apr. 28, 1948
CL 1948, 26.7
Compiler's Notes: Section 2, Act 15 of 1948, 1st Ex. Sess., provides: “For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this amendatory act there is hereby appropriated for the use of the board of state auditors from the general fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, the sum of $10,000.00, and for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, the sum of $30,000.00.”Act 12 of 1903, referred to in this section, was repealed by Act 139 of 1967.
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