N.Y. County Law Section 900
Devolution of powers and duties on the county of Bronx


1.

The county of Bronx shall possess all the rights and be subject to all the obligations of the counties now included within the city of New York, except as otherwise provided by law.

2.

All acts and parts of acts specially applicable to the county of New York or that portion of the borough of the Bronx formerly part of the county of Westchester, annexed to the city of New York by chapter nine hundred thirty-four of the laws of eighteen hundred ninety-five, and now in force in the borough of the Bronx shall continue in full force and effect in the county of Bronx, as though the county had been in existence at the time of the passage of such acts, and as though the name of the county of Bronx had appeared in such acts and parts of acts wherever the name of the county of New York or the county of Westchester appears in such acts or parts of acts.

3.

The surrogate, district attorney and county clerk of the county of Bronx shall have all the powers and perform all the duties as required by the constitution and the laws of this state prescribing the duties and powers of such officers.

Source: Section 900 — Devolution of powers and duties on the county of Bronx, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CNT/900 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

900
Devolution of powers and duties on the county of Bronx
901
Office of the sheriff
902
Certain office hours
903
Official seals and signatures
904
Court and trust fund register and liability of officers
905
Liability of commissioner of finance and surety for loss of court and trust funds
906
Liability of city of New York for loss of court and trust funds
907
Certain publications in county of Bronx
908
Appointment and salary of county clerks
909
Additional general duties of county clerks
910
Official undertakings of county clerks
911
Appointment and salaries of counsel to the county clerks
912
Subordinate employees in offices of county clerks
913
Official undertakings of subordinates in offices of county clerks
914
Duties of deputy county clerks
915
Fees of county clerks
916
Accounts of money to be kept in offices of county clerks
917
Transcripts of accounts in offices of county clerks
918
General provisions pertaining to records in offices of county clerks
919
Block indices in offices of county clerks
919‑A
Block indices in the office of the county clerk in the county of Richmond
920
Alphabetical indices in offices of county clerks
921
Current minute books and indices in office of county clerk of New York county
922
Judgment docket in office of county clerk of New York county
923
Current docket books and filing for Bronx county
924
Photo recording
925
Certificate of searching records and copies
926
Election of district attorneys
927
General duties of district attorneys
928
Salary of district attorneys
929
Official undertaking of district attorneys
930
Assistant district attorneys
931
Employees of the district attorneys in counties contained within the city of New York
932
Exemption of district attorneys from payment of certain fees
933
Appropriations for extraordinary criminal actions
934
Cost of removed criminal trials
935
Disposition of property by district attorney of New York county
937
County detectives in counties within city of New York
938
County detective in counties of Bronx and Kings, County detectives are hereby empowered, under the direction of the district attorney by ...
939
Medical assistants in counties of New York and Kings
940
Commissioner of finance as trustee of cemetery lots
940‑A
Food and lodging for certain jurors
941
Liability for torts
942
Duty to furnish facilities for courts of record
943
Representation of indigent persons accused of crime

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 900’s source at nysenate​.gov

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