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Government Information: New York State Legislation

A starting point for locating government information and specific government publications.

New York State Resources & Guides

Laws, Bills and Reports

Case Law and Constitution

Print sources in the Government Documents Collection

Rules, Regulations, Laws, Case Law for New York State.

  • New York Official Compilation of Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) (print source)
    Official publication containing full text of current rules and regulations of all state agencies. Arranged by issuing agency. Cross references to McKinney's Consolidated Laws of New York Annotated.
    KFN 5035 1995 A22
    Government Information Reference
    3rd floor, Bird Library
  • New York State Register (print source)
    Provides official notification of proposed and finalized actions taken by New York administrative agencies. Some full text of regulations, most are summaries.
    KFN 5036 N48
    Government Information Reference
    3rd floor, Bird Library
  • New York State Supplement (print source)
    Includes all reported decisions (cases argued and determined) in New York courts. Lists judges. Updated by weekly advance sheets.
    KFN 5045 A333
    Government Information Reference
    3rd floor, Bird Library
  • McKinney's Consolidated Laws of New York Annotated (print source)
    New York's statutory code, compiled into 91 subject areas. Pocket parts (located inside back covers) include text of very recent legislation. Table volumes show major revisions and trace section changes. Also includes separate general indexes and popular names table. Cross-references to New York Official Compilation of Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR). Source notes provide chapter numbers and year of passage. Historical notes show law's development and may reference corresponding Session Laws.
    KFN 5030 1939 A324
    Government Information Reference
    3rd floor, Bird Library
  • McKinney's Session Laws of New York (print source)
    Session laws are printed in chronological order, exactly as they were passed. Also includes related reports and memoranda. "Legislative findings and purpose," if available within the Session Law, express the official intent of the legislation. They do not show subsequent appeals or amendments. Pamphlets contain subject indexes and cumulative tables indicating which sections of the Consolidated Laws are affected by new legislation.
    KFN 5025 M3
    Government Information Reference
    3rd floor, Bird Library
  • New York Legal Research Guide, 2nd edition (print source)
    Comprehensive guide to legal research for New York State, New York City, and for Indian law (treaty, state, and Native) within the boundaries of New York State. By Ellen M. Gibson.
    KFN5074 .G53 1998
    4th Floor, Bird Library