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Title 16 : Education

Chapter 003 : STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS

(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 167a)
  • § 167a. Contract for sale and distribution of historical textbook

    (a) The State Board may contract with the Vermont Historical Society or other organization or organizations that it deems responsible to permit the use of any rights and physical properties owned by the State of Vermont in the textbook, "Vermont, A History of the Green Mountain State" for reproduction of the textbook for sale and distribution to the general public.

    (b) The contracts shall provide among other provisions:

    (1) that libraries and public or private schools located within the State shall be allowed to purchase an adequate number of copies of the textbook for their own use at the actual cost of publication exclusive of promotional costs; and

    (2) that sales of the textbook to purchasers other than schools and libraries in the State of Vermont shall include provision for payment of royalty approved by the State Board to Edmund Fuller, author, but not to exceed 15 percent of the total retail selling price, the royalty to be paid by the organization or organizations; and

    (3) that there shall be paid into the State Treasury by the organization or organizations for the use of the State a percentage of the retail selling price of each textbook sold to the general public, the percentage to be agreed upon between the State Board and the organization or organizations. (Added 1969, No. 298 (Adj. Sess.), § 24; 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 15, eff. Feb. 14, 2014.)