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SECTION 70-B
Certificate on printed copies of laws
Public Officers (PBO) CHAPTER 47, ARTICLE 4
§ 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 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.