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New York State Governor 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:
Executive Chamber staff maintained this file of photocopies of the governor's Executive Orders ordering the State Attorney General to carry out special prosecutions in New York, Bronx, Queens, Kings, and Richmond counties in cases of corruption by public servants. The bulk of the series consists of amendments citing cases to be prosecuted in each county. Also included are executive orders numbers 1-189 issued by Governor Mario M. Cuomo.
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Quantity:
4.8 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1972-1994
Series Number:
13685

Arrangement

Numerical by Executive Order number corresponding to county (55-New York; 56-Bronx; 57-Queens; 58-Kings; 59-Richmond), then by decimal amendment number corresponding to date of issue.

Scope and Content Note

Executive Chamber staff maintained these records as a central file of photocopies of the governor's Executive Orders ordering the Attorney General to carry out special prosecutions in New York City. The main orders, numbered 55-59, order special prosecutions in New York, Bronx, Queens, Kings, and Richmond counties (respectively) in cases of corruption by public servants.

Following the main orders are amendments, comprising the bulk of the series. The amendments generally cite specific cases to be prosecuted in each county and are numbered using decimals (e.g. 55.01, 55.02, etc.).

13685-95: This accretion consists of executive orders (numbers 1-189) issued by Governor Mario M. Cuomo (1983-1994). Also included are a small amount of revoked orders and several amendments to orders relating to requirements made of attorney general Robert Abrams.

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

Alternate Formats Available

Originals in series 13082, Executive Orders of the Governor (Department of State).

Related Information

Related Materials

Series 13082 Executive Orders of the Governor, contains the original Executive Orders filed with the Department of State.

Other finding aids

13685-94: Container list is available at the repository.

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