H. R. 1 -- "Authorizing printing and distribution of Acts of
the Legislature, Journals of the House of Delegates and Index to
Resolved by the House of Delegates:
That under authority of section thirteen, article one, chapter
four of the Code of West Virginia, the Clerk of the House of
Delegates is hereby authorized to have printed not to exceed 500
copies of the advance acts of the 1997 and 1998 regular sessions of
the Legislature bound in paper binding and to include therein the
acts of any extraordinary sessions which have not been printed.
The Clerk of the Senate shall be furnished sufficient copies
of said advance acts to supply each member of the Senate with five
copies, as the same may be requested, and the Clerk of the House of
Delegates shall forward five copies to each member of the House of
Delegates, upon request of each such member. The Clerk of the
House shall provide copies of said acts for distribution as
provided by section six, article eight, chapter fifty-one of the
code insofar as such distribution is practicable.
The Clerk of the House of Delegates is also authorized to
publish not to exceed 500 copies of said acts, bound in buckram,
and not to exceed 250 copies of the Journal of the House of
Delegates for the first and second regular sessions of the 73rd
Legislature and include therein the unpublished Journals of any
extraordinary sessions. In addition, there shall be printed twelve
official copies of any Journal published, properly bound and designated. A copy of the Journal and five copies of said acts
shall be furnished to each member of the Legislature, upon request
of each such member. The Clerk shall retain sufficient copies of
the buckram bound acts to supply legislative offices and the
remaining copies shall be turned over to the Department of
Administration, for sale by that department.
Additionally, the Clerk of the House of Delegates is
authorized to compile and publish an index to the Special Acts of
the Legislature covering the years 1863 to the present, to be bound
in buckram, in an amount not to exceed 1,000 copies of such index.
The Clerk of the House of Delegates shall furnish to the Clerk of
the Senate sufficient copies of said index to supply each member of
the Senate with a copy thereof, as the same may be requested, and
the Clerk of the House shall provide a copy of such index to aeach
member of the House of Delegates, upon request of each such member.
For the work required in indexing, printing and distributing
said acts and in the publication of said Journal of the House of
Delegates and for completing other work of the session, the Speaker
is hereby authorized to appoint such persons as he may deem
necessary to perform technical, clerical, stenographic, custodial and other services required by the House of Delegates.
The Speaker shall certify a list of persons entitled to
compensation under authority of this resolution to the Clerk of the
House of Delegates, and the Clerk shall draw his requisition in
favor of such persons at per diems or at monthly salaries, which
shall be paid from the Per Diem of Officers and Employees Fund or
the Contingent Fund of the House of Delegates.