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STATE OF NEW YORK,
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE,
ALBANY, October 14, 1920. Pursuant to the directions of chapter 37, laws of 1909, entitled legislative law, I hereby certify that the following volume of the laws of this state was printed under my direction.
FRANCIS M. HUGO,
Secretary of State.
In this volume, every act which received the assent of a majority of all the members of the legislature, three-fifths of all the members elected to either house thereof being present, pursuant to section 25 of article 3 of the constitution of this state, is designated under its title by the words “passed, three-fifths being present.” And every act which received the assent of a majority of all the members elected to each branch of the legislature, pursuant to section 15 of article 3 of the constitution of this state, is designated under its title by the words “passed, a majority being present.” And every act which received the assent of two-thirds of all the members elected to each branch of the legislature, pursuant to section 20 of article 3 of the constitution of this state, is designated under its title by the words
passed by a two-thirds vote." [See legislative law, laws of 1909, chapter 37, § 44.]
PUBLICATION OF SESSION LAWS.
$ 45. Publication of session laws; contents of published volumes of session laws. The secretary of state shall annually cause the session laws to be published as soon as possible after the adjournment of the legislature. Such volumes shall contain:
1. A statement of the names and residences of the governor, lieutenant-governor, senators and members of assembly, the presiding officers and clerks of both houses in office during each session.
2. The laws and concurrent resolutions passed at each session.
3. Amendments to the state constitution approved and ratified by the people at the last preceding general election.
4. Tables showing the laws and parts thereof amended or repealed by such laws.
5. Indexes of the laws and concurrent resolutions contained in such volumes.
6. Such other matters as are required by law to be published in such volumes.
Such laws, concurrent resolutions, tables, indexes and other matters so required to be published shall be prepared for publication in the state library under the supervision of the director thereof. Side notes or section headings shall be inserted indicating the subject-matter of the several sections of the laws and concurrent resolutions. Suitable references to existing general or consolidated laws, codes, or special or local laws may be made in foot notes or otherwise. The said director may submit to the state printing board changes in the style of execution as to type and paper, which, when approved by such board, shall be the style of execution to be thereafter followed in the publication of session laws. All contracts hereafter entered into for the printing of session laws shall be for terms of two years, and shall provide for the printing thereof in the style as so approved, and with the notes and references and in the form, and containing the matter, herein authorized or required. Each volume printed for the state shall contain the certificate of the secretary of state that it was printed under his direction. (Legislative law, L. 1909, ch. 37, § 45, as amended by L. 1911, ch. 272.)