Command line tool for accessing the laws of State of New York
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nylaws

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nylaws(1)

A command line client for accessing New York State laws.

Usage

nylaws get list of law chapters

nylaws <law> get list of articles and titles

nylaws <law> article <article> get the heading of an article

nylaws <law> [article] <article> [title] <title> get list of sections in a title

nylaws <law> [section] <section> get the text of a section

nylaws CNS [article] <article> [section] <section> get the text of a section of the Constitution (the only law chapter here numbered by article-section instead of just section)

Options

-h, --help Show help

--version Show version.

-v, --verbose Show debug info.

-n, --no-cache Ensure that the request is made live.

-a, --all Get full text instead of an overview list.

Examples

nylaws CCO -a Get the cooperative corporations law.

nylaws MDW 31 Get section 31 of the multiple dwelling law.

Todo

  • Handle chapters, e.g. in the NYC charter

License

Copyright (c) 2014 Charles Lehner

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the “Software”), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.