With the approval and under the direction of the supreme court, the reporter of the supreme court may contract with one or more responsible persons to furnish materials, print, and bind the reports of the supreme court and courts of appeals, and the reports of other courts of record as are designated by the reporter, with the approval of the chief justice of the supreme court. The price at which the bound volumes shall be sold to persons or companies may be fixed by the supreme court. The reporter may award separate contracts for publication of the reports of the supreme court, the reports of the courts of appeals, and the reports of other courts of record, or contracts for the publication of any combination of those reports. Each contractor shall have the exclusive right to publish the reports that he has contracted to publish during the term of the contract.
Effective Date: 04-11-1991 .