New York Consolidated Laws, General Business Law - GBS § 399-cc. Transcripts and stenographic services

<[As added by L.2005, c. 678 .  Another General Business Law § 399-cc was added by another act.]>

Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, when an attorney of record orders or requests either orally or in writing that a stenographic record be made of any judicial proceeding, deposition, statement or interview of a party in a proceeding or of a witness related to such proceeding, it shall be the responsibility of such attorney to pay for the services and the costs of such record except where:

1. payment is otherwise provided by law or where the attorney is providing representation through a not-for-profit provider of criminal or civil legal services;  or

2. the attorney expressly disclaims responsibility for payment of the stenographic service or record in writing at the time the attorney orders or requests that the record be made.


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