N.Y. Public Officers Law Section 70-B
Certificate on printed copies of laws


1.

A published or printed copy of a law shall be entitled to be read into evidence if it is:

(a)

Contained in a book or pamphlet published under the direction of the temporary president of the senate and speaker of the assembly pursuant to the provisions of Legislative Law § 44 (Printing of session laws)section forty-four of the legislative law; or

(b)

Certified to be a slip copy of a session law printed under the direction of the temporary president of the senate and speaker of the assembly; or

(c)

Contained in a book or pamphlet, or supplement thereto, and certified by the temporary president of the senate and speaker of the assembly to be a correct transcript of the text of such law as last amended; or

(d)

Certified as a correct transcript of the text of such law by the secretary of state.

2.

A published or printed copy of the administrative code of the city of New York shall be entitled to be read into evidence if it is contained in a book or pamphlet, or supplement thereto and certified by the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly to be a correct transcript of the text of such code as last amended; provided, however, that whenever the provisions of such code contain amendments, additions or repeals effected by passage of local laws by the city council of the city of New York, certification by the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly shall not be made unless prior thereto certified or official copies of such local laws have been transmitted by the city clerk of the city of New York to the New York state legislative bill drafting commission at its office in Albany.

Source: Section 70-B — Certificate on printed copies of laws, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBO/70-B (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 9, 2023).

60
Official seals of court of appeals, governor and state departments, divisions and bureaus
61
Investigations by state officers
62
Business in public offices on public holidays
62–A
Leave of absence for certain appointive state officers
63
Leave of absence for veterans on Memorial day and Veterans’ day
64
Payment of expenses of public officers
64–A
Patent policy
66
Interchangeable use of gender neutral and gender specific titles of public offices
66–A
Accident reports kept by police authorities to be open to the inspection of persons interested
67
Fees of public officers
67–A
Fees for certification or exemplification
68
Allowance of additional fees and expenses
68–A
Fees for oath or acknowledgment
69
Fee for administering certain official oaths prohibited
69–A
Interest to be paid and collected on all deposits of public moneys amounting to one thousand dollars or more
70
Accounting for fees
70–A
Fees to be paid by public officers for public advertisements
70–B
Certificate on printed copies of laws
71
Vacations for employees of the state
72
Notices and reports of claims, suits or causes of action to be given to the attorney-general
72–A
Penalty of officer for failure to execute mandate and make return
73
Business or professional activities by state officers and employees and party officers
73–A
Financial disclosure
73–B
Advertisements by elected government officials and candidates made with public funds
74
Code of ethics
74–A
Duty of public officers regarding the physically handicapped
75
Bribery of members of the legislature
75–A
Appearance by a person convicted of a crime of corruption
76
Receiving bribes by members of legislature
77
Unlawful fees and payments
77–A
Members of the legislature liable to forfeiture of office
78
Certification of members, officers and employees
79
Fine in certain cases

Accessed:
Dec. 9, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 70-B’s source at nysenate​.gov

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