[ Text of section effective until January 1, 2013. Repealed by 2012, 165, Sec. 10. See 2012, 165, Sec. 137.]
Section 12. The committees on rules of the two branches, acting concurrently, shall publish during each regular session of the general court bulletins of committee hearings, and shall appoint the editor thereof and fix his compensation. The chairman of either of said committees shall approve bills for editing and printing said bulletins before they are sent to the comptroller for allowance. On receipt of fifty dollars from each applicant therefor the sergeant-at-arms shall mail to him copies of these bulletins. The state secretary may place copies of said bulletins on sale to the general public at a price to be determined by said committees on rules. He shall annually report to the general court the amount received from the sale of said bulletins.