When any county or city, or any department, agency, or official thereof issues for public distribution an annual or biennial report, copies thereof shall upon request be delivered immediately as follows:
One copy to each public library serving such local area of government for which said report is made; provided that in counties containing no county library, such report shall be delivered to the public library serving the most populous city in the county;
One copy to the Minnesota Historical Society;
One copy to the general library of the University of Minnesota.
Additional copies may be delivered upon request.
The publications enumerated in subdivision 1 shall not include publications appearing in newspapers.