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46-1212.Library services for legislative branch of government; state librarian to acquire and maintain books and materials determined essential by legislative coordinating council at approved location; loan of materials by state law librarian; exchange of materials with other states and territories; state librarian to confer with legislative coordinating council. One of the functions of the state library shall be to provide library services to the legislative branch of state government.

Under the direction and supervision of the legislative coordinating council, and with due regard for avoiding unnecessary duplication of materials in the supreme court law library, the state librarian shall acquire and maintain for use in the state library such books, pamphlets, documents and periodicals as are determined by the legislative coordinating council to be essential and of singular importance in providing legislative research and legal and bill drafting services to the legislative research department, the office of the revisor of statutes, other offices of the legislative branch of government and to members of the legislature. Books, pamphlets, documents and periodicals determined by the legislative coordinating council to be essential to the legislative branch of government shall be maintained at a location approved by the legislative coordinating council. Pursuant to the authority granted by K.S.A. 20-156, the state law librarian shall make available on an indefinite loan to the state librarian such duplicate books, sets of works or other duplicate or temporary material in the supreme court law library as may be needed for use in the state library. In addition, the state librarian shall exchange such numbers of the legal publications of the state of Kansas, which are made available to him or her for such purpose, for such legal publications of other states and territories as may be needed for use in the state library.

The state librarian shall from time to time confer with the legislative coordinating council concerning services provided to the legislative branch of government.

History: L. 1971, ch. 184, § 12; L. 1974, ch. 135, § 13; L. 1977, ch. 187, § 1; July 1.



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