§ 350 Application of Article
§ 351 Definitions
§ 352 Fiscal Year
§ 353 Submission of Estimates
§ 354 Preparation and Filing of Tentative Budget
§ 355 Contents of Tentative Budget
§ 356 Appropriation Resolution
§ 357 Review of Tentative Budget
§ 358 Revision of Tentative Budget
§ 359 Public Hearing; Distribution of Tentative Budget
§ 360 Adoption of Budget; Appropriation Resolution; Tax
§ 361 Failure to Make Appropriations
§ 361-A Expenses of Boards of Elections Outside New York City; Apportionment Of
§ 362 General Budgetary Controls
§ 363 Supplemental Appropriations
§ 364 Unencumbered Balances
§ 365 Contingent Funds
§ 366 Unanticipated Revenues; Unappropriated Cash Surplus
§ 368 Lapse of Appropriations
§ 369 Audit and Payment of Claims
§ 370 Statements of Financial Condition
§ 371 Petty Cash Funds
§ 372 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Fund
§ 373 Capital Program
§ 374 Budget Message
§ 375 Allotments of Appropriations
§ 376 Local Laws; Resolutions
§ 377 Use of Mechanical Checksigner
§ 378 Publishing County Audits
§ 379 Extension of Fiscal Year
§ 380 Financing Transition Period
§ 381 Enacted Without Section Heading

Terms Used In New York Laws > County > Article 7 - Finance

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • commissioner: means the head of the office for people with developmental disabilities. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 13.03
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • director of community services: means the director of community services for the mentally disabled appointed pursuant to article eleven of this chapter. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 15.01
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • 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.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • need for retention: means that a person who has been admitted to a school pursuant to this article is in need of involuntary care and treatment in a school for a further period. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 15.01
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.