The state board of education shall have authority to prescribe rules and regulations governing the care, distribution and use of free textbooks including their rebinding, reconditioning, replacement, return and storage, and such other measures as may be necessary for efficient and economical administration.
The state board of education is further authorized to prescribe and require reports to be made by the various county boards of education concerning the expenditures and distributions and conditions of inventories at such time and in such form as the board may require.
The state superintendent of schools is authorized to withhold the state allotment of free textbook money from any county for violation of the rules and regulations herein authorized.
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