SMULL'S LEGISLATIVE HANDBOOK, PRINTING OF Act of May 28, 1923, P.L. 462, No. 252 Cl. 46 AN ACT Providing for the purchase of the copyright and property interest therein of Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual; providing for the future editing, compilation, and distribution thereof; and making an appropriation for such purpose. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the Superintendent of Public Printing and Binding, or such other officer as may hereafter be charged by law with the editing, procurement, and compilation of public documents of the Commonwealth, with the approval of the Governor, is hereby authorized to negotiate for and purchase from the owners thereof any and all copyrights and all rights, property, and interest which they may have in a publication known as "Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania," and such copyright, rights, property, and interest therein when so purchased shall be legally assigned to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Section 2. That hereafter said "Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania" shall be edited, compiled, published, and distributed by the officer or officers by law charged with the editing, procurement, and distribution of public documents, and each issue thereof shall be copyrighted by such officer in the name of the Commonwealth. Section 3. That on and after the compilation and publication of said "Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania" for the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three, the same shall be issued biennially in odd- numbered years following the biennial session of the Legislature.