Digital Collections

Legislative bill and veto jackets

Identifier: 12590
Alternate Identifier: AMS ID Number: 4001
Repository: New York State Archives
Description: "Jackets" or files documenting the governor's legislative decision-making process were compiled by the Counsel to the Governor and include records relating to each bill passed by the legislature and sent to the governor for approval. The jackets are comprised mainly of memoranda and correspondence to the governor from state agencies, legislators, legislative committees, commissions, legal associations, lobbyists, private firms, and citizens, expressing approval of or opposition to particular legislation.

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