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                         Laws of Minnesota 1983 

                        CHAPTER 255--H.F.No. 836
           An act relating to the legislative reference library; 
          permitting the library to require certain 
          identification of documents deposited; amending 
          Minnesota Statutes 1982, sections 3.195; and 3.302, by 
          adding a subdivision.  
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 3.195, is 
amended to read:  
    3.195 [REPORTS TO THE LEGISLATURE.] 
    Subdivision 1.  [DISTRIBUTION OF REPORTS.] Whenever a 
report to the legislature is required of a department or agency 
of government, it shall be made, unless otherwise specifically 
required by law, by the filing of one copy with the secretary of 
the senate, one copy with the chief clerk of the house of 
representatives, and ten copies with the legislative reference 
library.  The same distribution procedure shall be followed for 
other reports and publications unless otherwise requested by a 
legislator or the legislative reference library.  
    Subd. 2.  [IDENTIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS.] Whenever a report 
or publication as defined in section 3.302, subdivision 3, is 
submitted by a department or agency to the legislative reference 
library, the department or agency shall supply to the 
legislative reference library the information necessary to 
identify the document as required in section 3.302, subdivision 
3a.  
    Subd. 3.  [CHECKLIST OF STATE DOCUMENTS.] The legislative 
reference library shall monthly publish and distribute to 
legislators a checklist of state documents.  Additional copies 
of the checklist sufficient for distribution to all state 
agencies, public, university and college libraries shall be 
provided by the documents section, department of administration. 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 3.302, is amended 
by adding a subdivision to read:  
    Subd. 3a.  [IDENTIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS.] For all documents 
deposited under subdivision 3, the legislative reference library 
shall require that the issuing agency supply proper 
bibliographic identification.  The identification shall appear 
on the title page of each volume and shall include complete 
title, statement of authorship, name of publisher, and the date 
and place of publication.  Whenever possible the document shall 
be consecutively paged.  Whenever applicable the issuing agency 
shall include a statement indicating the section number of 
statute or the chapter number and year of the law with which the 
report complies. 
    Approved June 1, 1983