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New York State Department of State Bureau of Miscellaneous Records Executive Orders

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series contains executive orders issued by the governor through the use of the implied powers granted to him by the State Constitution. Executive orders generally fall into one of the following categories: ceremonial or political pronouncements, gubernatorial ordinance, and orders relating to administrative authority and control. Some of the orders also contain letters of transmittal, copies of press releases, and other memoranda. Executive orders are required to be filed with the Department of State.
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Quantity:
11.25 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1955-2015
Series Number:
13082

Arrangement

Reverse chronological and numerical by order number.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains executive orders issued by the Governor through the use of the implied powers granted to him by the State Constitution under Article 4, Section I ("executive power shall be invested in the Governor") and Article 4, Section II ("he shall take care that the laws are faithfully executed").

Executive orders generally fall into one of the following categories: ceremonial or political pronouncements, gubernatorial ordinance, and orders relating to administrative authority and control. Each order contains the signatures of the Governor and the Secretary to the Governor, and the State Seal. Some of the orders also contain letters of transmittal, copies of press releases and other memoranda. Executive orders are required to be filed within the Department of State according to Section 93 of the Executive Law.

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Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of this material.

Alternate Formats Available

1955-1978: 1 reel microfilm also available.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series 13685 Executive Orders of the Governor, contains copies of executive orders filed with the Governor's office and

Series 13035 Proclamations by the Governor, contains related records addressing the public on matters of law, policy, or custom and also having the force of law.

Other finding aids

13082-92, 13082-96, 13082-08, 13082-17: Container lists are available at the repository.

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