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Recording certificates of exempt volunteer firefighter
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 10
§ 202-a. Recording certificates of exempt volunteer firefighter. A
certificate of honorable discharge of an exempt volunteer firefighter,
or a certificate issued to an exempt volunteer firefighter under the
provisions of section two hundred two of this article, may be recorded
in any county, in the office of the county clerk, and when so recorded
shall constitute notice to all public officials of the facts set forth
therein. It shall be the duty of the county clerk to record any such
certificate, upon presentation thereof without the payment of any fee.
This section also applies to the counties within the city of New York.
For any purpose for which such original honorable discharge or such
exempt volunteer firefighter's certificate may be required in the state
of New York, a certified copy of such record shall be deemed sufficient
and shall be accepted in lieu thereof. It shall be the duty of the
county clerks of the counties within the city of New York upon the
payment of one dollar, to furnish a certified copy of any such record of
such an exempt volunteer firefighter's certificate to any person
applying for the same.