§ 300 Legislative Findings and Declaration of Intent
§ 301 Definitions
§ 302 Application of Article
§ 303 Establishment of Surcharge for System Costs
§ 304 Application; Limitations; Exemptions
§ 305 Collection of Surcharge
§ 306 Liability for Surcharge
§ 307 System Revenues; Adjustment of Surcharge
§ 308 Miscellaneous Provisions

Terms Used In New York Laws > County > Article 6 - Enhanced Emergency Telephone System Surcharge

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Board: means the board of supervisors of a county or an elected county legislative body or city legislative body by whatsoever name designated. See N.Y. County Law 301
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of mental health or the commissioner of developmental disabilities. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 10.03
  • commissioner: means the head of the office for people with developmental disabilities. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 13.03
  • Correctional facility: means a correctional facility as that term is defined in section two of the correction law. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 10.03
  • Dangerous sex offender requiring confinement: means a person who is a detained sex offender suffering from a mental abnormality involving such a strong predisposition to commit sex offenses, and such an inability to control behavior, that the person is likely to be a danger to others and to commit sex offenses if not confined to a secure treatment facility. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 10.03
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Municipality: means any county except a county wholly contained within a city and any city having a population of one million or more persons. See N.Y. County Law 301
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Office: means the office of mental health. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 7.03
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Psychiatric examiner: means a qualified psychiatrist or a licensed psychologist who has been designated to examine a person pursuant to this article; such designee may, but need not, be an employee of the office of mental health or the office for people with developmental disabilities. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 10.03
  • Public safety agency: means a functional division of a public agency which provides or has the authority to provide police, firefighting, emergency medical or ambulance services or other emergency services or a private entity which provides emergency medical or ambulance services. See N.Y. County Law 301
  • Public service answering point: means a communications facility which first receives 911 calls from persons within a 911 service area and which may, as appropriate, directly dispatch the services of a public safety agency or extend, transfer, relay or otherwise route 911 calls to the appropriate public safety agency. See N.Y. County Law 301
  • released: means release, conditional release or discharge from confinement, from community supervision by the department of corrections and community supervision, or from an order of observation, commitment, recommitment or retention. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 10.03
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Respondent: means a person referred to a case review team for evaluation, a person as to whom a sex offender civil management petition has been recommended by a case review team and not yet filed, or filed by the attorney general and not dismissed, or sustained by procedures under this article. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 10.03
  • Secure treatment facility: means a facility or a portion of a facility, designated by the commissioner, that may include a facility located on the grounds of a correctional facility, that is staffed with

    personnel from the office of mental health or the office for people with developmental disabilities for the purposes of providing care and treatment to persons confined under this article, and persons defined in paragraph five of subdivision (g) of this section. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 10.03

  • Service supplier: means (i) a telephone corporation which provides local exchange access service within a 911 service area, or (ii) a provider of "voice over internet protocol service" or "VOIP service" that provides such service within a 911 service area. See N.Y. County Law 301
  • Sex offender requiring civil management: means a detained sex offender who suffers from a mental abnormality. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 10.03
  • Sex offender requiring strict and intensive supervision: means a detained sex offender who suffers from a mental abnormality but is not a dangerous sex offender requiring confinement. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 10.03
  • System costs: means the costs associated with obtaining and maintaining the telecommunication equipment, all operations and maintenance costs and the telephone services costs necessary to establish and provide an E911 system. See N.Y. County Law 301
  • Wireless communications service: means all commercial mobile services, as that term is defined in section 332(d) of title 47, United States Code, as amended from time to time, including, but not limited to, all broadband personal communications services, wireless radio telephone services, geographic area specialized and enhanced specialized mobile radio services, and incumbent-wide area specialized mobile radio licensees, which offer real time, two-way voice or data service that is interconnected with the public switched telephone network or otherwise provides access to emergency communications services. See N.Y. County Law 301