468. Official registration of attorneys to be kept by the chief administrator of the courts. 1. It shall be the duty of the chief administrator of the courts to enter in a bound book or volume to be kept by him for that purpose, which shall be known and designated as and is hereby made the "official register of attorneys and counsellors-at-law in the state of New York," the names and residences of attorneys newly admitted to practice in the alphabetical order of the first letter of their surnames, the title of the court and the time and place where admitted. The said "official register of attorneys and counsellors-at-law in the state of New York," is hereby declared to be a public record and presumptive evidence that the individuals therein named were admitted to practice as attorneys and counsellors-at-law in the courts of record of this state.
2. The chief administrator shall provide the public with information contained in such official register. Upon request, the office of court administration shall disclose whether a person is registered as an attorney as required by section four hundred sixty-eight-a of this chapter. Where the official register indicates that an attorney has resigned from the bar, or has been removed or suspended from practice by an appellate division of the supreme court and has not been readmitted to practice, that fact shall also be disclosed.
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