assembly Bill A3569A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to use of official seals

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 23, 2016 held for consideration in local governments
Jan 06, 2016 referred to local governments
Jun 03, 2015 print number 3569a
Jun 03, 2015 amend and recommit to local governments
Jan 27, 2015 referred to local governments

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A3569 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3897
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §404, County L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8666, S6616
2017-2018: A6892, S210
2019-2020: S2865

A3569 - Summary

Relates to use of official seals.

A3569 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3569

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  TENNEY, GOODELL, TEDISCO, MONTESANO, WALTER,
  STEC, McLAUGHLIN, GRAF, PALMESANO, HAWLEY,  McDONOUGH,  OAKS,  CORWIN,
  KOLB -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, CROUCH, GIGLIO, KEARNS
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation to use of official seals

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 404 of the county law, as amended by chapter 961 of
the laws of 1966, is amended to read as follows:
  S 404. Official seals. The official seals of boards of supervisors  of
the  several counties, county seal, county treasurer's seal and the seal
of the register of deeds  shall  continue  to  be  the  official  seals,
respectively,  of  such boards, county treasurer, surrogate and register
of deeds and used as such, respectively, when authorized by law AND  MAY
NOT  BE USED BY ANOTHER STATE OR MUNICIPAL AGENCY WITHOUT PRIOR CONSENT.
When any such seal shall be lost, destroyed, or become  unfit  for  use,
the  board of supervisors of the county interested therein or not having
such seal, shall cause a new seal or seals to be made at the expense  of
the  county.  A  description  of  each  of such seals, together with the
impressions therefrom, shall be filed in the office of the county  clerk
and  in  the  office  of  the secretary of state. In counties having two
county seats, a duplicate of the county seal shall be procured and  kept
at  the  county seat where the county clerk's office is not situated, at
some place to be designated by the county clerk and may be used  by  him
the  same  as  at his office. In counties having but one court house and
which is located more than five miles from the county clerk's office,  a
duplicate  of  the  county seal shall be procured and kept at such court
house and the county clerk may use the same at  such  court  house.  The
seal kept by the county clerk in each county, as prescribed in the judi-
ciary law, shall continue to be the seal of the county, and must be used
by him where he is required to use an official seal.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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A3569A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3897
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §404, County L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8666, S6616
2017-2018: A6892, S210
2019-2020: S2865

A3569A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to use of official seals.

A3569A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3569--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  TENNEY, GOODELL, TEDISCO, MONTESANO, WALTER,
  STEC, McLAUGHLIN, GRAF, PALMESANO, HAWLEY,  McDONOUGH,  OAKS,  CORWIN,
  KOLB -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, CROUCH, GIGLIO, KEARNS
  --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on Local Governments --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation to use of official seals

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 404 of the county law, as amended by chapter 961 of
the laws of 1966, is amended to read as follows:
  S 404. Official seals. The official seals of boards of supervisors  of
the  several counties, county seal, county treasurer's seal and the seal
of the register of deeds  shall  continue  to  be  the  official  seals,
respectively,  of  such boards, county treasurer, surrogate and register
of deeds and used as such, respectively, when authorized by law AND  MAY
NOT  BE  USED  BY  ANY  STATE OR MUNICIPAL AGENCY WITHOUT PRIOR CONSENT.
When any such seal shall be lost, destroyed, or become  unfit  for  use,
the  board of supervisors of the county interested therein or not having
such seal, shall cause a new seal or seals to be made at the expense  of
the  county.  A  description  of  each  of such seals, together with the
impressions therefrom, shall be filed in the office of the county  clerk
and  in  the  office  of  the secretary of state. In counties having two
county seats, a duplicate of the county seal shall be procured and  kept
at  the  county seat where the county clerk's office is not situated, at
some place to be designated by the county clerk and may be used  by  him
the  same  as  at his office. In counties having but one court house and
which is located more than five miles from the county clerk's office,  a
duplicate  of  the  county seal shall be procured and kept at such court
house and the county clerk may use the same at  such  court  house.  The
seal kept by the county clerk in each county, as prescribed in the judi-
ciary law, shall continue to be the seal of the county, and must be used
by him where he is required to use an official seal.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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