New York County Law
Sec. § 914
Duties of Deputy County Clerks

The deputy county clerks of each of the counties comprising the city of New York shall, subject to the provisions of the public officers law, have all the powers and fulfill all the duties of the county clerk in his absence and shall be subject to the same obligations and conditions prescribed for the county clerk while he is performing his duties.
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