§ 147-54.  Printing, distribution and sale of the North Carolina Manual.

The Secretary of State shall have printed biennially for distribution and sale, two thousand three hundred fifty (2,350) copies of the North Carolina Manual, and shall make distribution to the State agencies, individuals, institutions and others as herein set forth.


Members of the General Assembly 1  ea.

Officers of the General Assembly 1  ea.

Offices of the Clerk of each House of the General Assembly 1  ea.

Legislative Services Officer 1

Legislative Library 6

Members of the Council of State 2  ea.

Appointed Secretaries of Executive Departments 2  ea.

Personnel of the Department of the Secretary of State 1  ea.

State Board of Elections 2

Divisions of Archives and History, Director 1

Search Room 3

Publications Section 2

State Library 10

Libraries within State Agencies 1  ea.

Justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court 1  ea.

Judges of the North Carolina Court of Appeals 1  ea.

Judges of the North Carolina Superior Court 1  ea.

Supreme Court Library 12

Court of Appeals Library 2

Clerk of the Supreme Court 1

Clerk of the Court of Appeals 1

Reporter of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals 1

Administrative Office of the Courts 5


University of North Carolina System

The University of North Carolina System Office 12

Chancellors of the Constituent Institutions 1  ea.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Library 15

North Carolina State University Library 5

East Carolina University Library 5

North Carolina Central University Library 5

Appalachian State University Library 4

University of North Carolina - Charlotte Library 4

University of North Carolina - Greensboro Library 4

Western Carolina University Library 4

Other Constituent Institutions Libraries 3  ea.

North Carolina School of the Arts, redesignated effective August 1, 2008, as the "University of North Carolina School of the Arts" 2

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Government 2

Community Colleges and Technical Institutes 2  ea.

Private Colleges and Universities

Duke University Library 6

Wake Forest University 6

Campbell University Library 5

Davidson College Library 4

All other Libraries of Senior and Junior Colleges 2  ea.

Public and Private Schools containing grades 8-12 1  ea.


Clerks of Court 1  ea.

Registers of Deeds 1  ea.

Public Libraries of North Carolina 1  ea.


President of the United States 1

North Carolina Members of the Presidential Cabinet 1  ea.

North Carolina Members of the United States Congress 2  ea.

Library of Congress 3

Resident Judges of the Federal Judiciary

and United States Attorneys in North Carolina 1  ea.

Secretaries of State of the United States

and Territories 1  ea.

After making the above distribution, the remainder shall be sold at the cost of publication plus tax and postage and the proceeds from such sales deposited with the State Treasurer for use by the Publications Division of the Secretary of State's Office to defray the expense of publishing the North Carolina Manual. Libraries and educational institutions not covered in the above distribution shall be entitled to a twenty percent (20%) discount on the cost of any purchase(s). (1933, c. 115, s. 2; 1977, c. 378; 1995, c. 509, s. 101; 2001-424, s. 14F.1; 2006-264, s. 29(p); 2008-192, s. 10; 2017-6, s. 3; 2018-12, s. 19; 2018-146, ss. 3.1(a), (b), 6.1.)