(1) Immediately after any act of the Legislature or any resolution or memorial is filed in the office of the Department of State, the department shall:
(a) Select, segregate, and classify all acts of the Legislature, including memorials and resolutions, by dividing them into the following two classifications: Volume I, General Acts, and Volume II, Special Acts;
(b) Include in such General Acts all acts passed as general laws and all memorials and resolutions, including proposed constitutional amendments, and include in such Special Acts only those acts passed as special laws and becoming law as such;
(c) Assign a chapter number to each such act; and
(d) Furnish true and accurate copies of such laws, resolutions, and memorials passed by the Legislature to the Office of Legislative Services for publication.
(2) The Department of State shall distribute pamphlet copies of the general laws upon requisition to any official of the legislative, judicial, or executive branches of state or county government in this state. Surplus copies may be distributed to practicing attorneys in the state upon their written request and payment of a nominal fee sufficient to pay for mailing.