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  • Account wagering licensee: means racing associations, and corporations; franchised corporations, off-track betting corporations, and commission-approved multi-jurisdictional account wagering providers that have been authorized by the commission to offer account wagering. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001
  • Account wagering: means a form of pari-mutuel wagering in which a person establishes an account with an account wagering licensee and subsequently communicates via telephone or other electronic media to the account wagering licensee wagering instructions concerning the funds in such person's account and wagers to be placed on the account owner's behalf. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001
  • ACO: means an organization of clinically integrated health care providers certified by the commissioner under this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-O
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adult: means any person who is eighteen years of age or older, or is the parent of a child, or has married. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Adult: means any person who is eighteen years of age or older, or is the parent of a child, or has married. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • Adult: means any person who is eighteen years of age or older or has married. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Advanced life support first response service: means an organization which provides advanced life support care, but does not transport patients. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Advanced emergency medical technician: means an emergency medical technician who has satisfactorily completed an advanced course of training approved by the state council under regulations pursuant to section three thousand two of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Advanced life support care: means definitive acute medical care provided, under medical control, by advanced emergency medical technicians within an advanced life support system. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Advanced life support system: means an organized acute medical care system to provide advanced life support care on site or en route to, from, or between general hospitals or other health care facilities. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • After-care: shall mean any assistance provided by a caregiver to a patient under this article after the patient's discharge from a hospital that is related to the patient's condition at the time of discharge. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-II
  • agency: shall mean any officer, board, commission, department, or other agency of the municipality, or the authority or any other public authority, designated by the local legislative body to carry out the functions vested in the agency under this article or delegated to the agency by the local legislative body in order to carry out the purposes and provisions of this article. See N.Y. Public Housing Law 211
  • Agency: means any state or municipal department, board, bureau, division, commission, committee, public authority, public corporation, council, office or other governmental entity performing a governmental or proprietary function for the state or any one or more municipalities thereof, except the judiciary or the state legislature. See N.Y. Public Officers Law 86
  • agent: means an adult to whom authority to make health care decisions is delegated under a health care proxy. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • agreements: shall mean continuing care at home or continuing care retirement contracts as defined in this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • AIDS home care program: means a coordinated plan of care and services provided at home to persons who are medically eligible for placement in a hospital or residential health care facility and who (a) are diagnosed by a physician as having acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), or (b) are deemed by a physician, within his judgment, to be infected with the etiologic agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome, and who has an illness, infirmity or disability which can be reasonably ascertained to be associated with such infection. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Ambulance service: means an individual, partnership, association, corporation, municipality or any legal or public entity or subdivision thereof engaged in providing emergency medical care and the transportation of sick or injured persons by motor vehicle, aircraft or other forms of transportation to, from, or between general hospitals or other health care facilities. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Applicant: means any association, corporation or business entity applying for a simulcast license in accordance with the provisions of this article;

    f. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Attending nurse practitioner: means a nurse practitioner, selected by or assigned to a patient pursuant to hospital policy, who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Attending practitioner: means the physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant, licensed or certified pursuant to title eight of the education law, selected by or assigned to a patient in a hospital who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Attending practitioner: means the physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner, licensed or certified pursuant to title eight of the education law, selected by or assigned to a patient, who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • Attending practitioner: means a physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant, selected by or assigned to a patient pursuant to hospital policy, who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Authorized player: shall mean an individual located in New York state, who is not a prohibited player, that participates in an interactive fantasy sports contest offered by a registrant. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • awardee: means an entity with whom the department enters into an agreement for the provision of commercial waste collection services pursuant to section 16-1002. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bail: means cash bail, a bail bond or money paid with a credit card. See N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law 500.10
  • Bail bond: means a written undertaking, executed by one or more obligors, that the principal designated in such instrument will, while at liberty as a result of an order fixing bail and of the posting of the bail bond in satisfaction thereof, appear in a designated criminal action or proceeding when his attendance is required and otherwise

    render himself amenable to the orders and processes of the court, and that in the event that he fails to do so the obligor or obligors will pay to the people of the state of New York a specified sum of money, in the amount designated in the order fixing bail. See N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law 500.10

  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • banking law: refer to laws of the state;

    4. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-601

  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • bicycle: means : (i) a two or three wheeled device upon which a person or persons may ride, propelled by human power through a belt, a chain or gears; (ii) a "pedal-assist bicycle" as defined in section 4-01 of title 34 of the rules of the city of New York or as otherwise defined by the department of transportation; or (iii) any other device upon which a person or persons may ride, as defined by the rules of the department. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Board: means the New York state board on electric generation siting and the environment, which shall be in the department of public service and consist of seven persons, one of whom shall be the chairman of the public service commission, who shall serve as chairman of the board, one of whom shall be the commissioner of environmental conservation, one of whom shall be the commissioner of health, one of whom shall be the commissioner of the state energy office, one of whom shall be the commissioner of commerce and two of whom shall be public members appointed by the governor, one of whom shall be an ad hoc member who shall be a resident of the judicial district in which the facility as primarily proposed is to be located and one of whom shall be an ad hoc member who shall be a resident of the county in which the facility as primarily proposed is to be located. See N.Y. Public Service Law 140
  • Board: means the New York state board on electric generation siting and the environment, which shall be in the department of public service and consist of five persons, one of whom shall be the chairman of the public service commission, who shall serve as chairman of the board, one of whom shall be the commissioner of environmental conservation, one of whom shall be the commissioner of health, one of whom shall be the commissioner of commerce and one of whom shall be an ad hoc member appointed by the governor, who shall be a resident of the judicial district in which the facility as primarily proposed is to be located. See N.Y. Public Service Law 140*2
  • Board: means the New York state board on electric generation siting and the environment, which shall be in the department and consist of seven persons: the chair of the department, who shall serve as chair of the board; the commissioner of environmental conservation; the commissioner of health; the chair of the New York state energy research and development authority; the commissioner of economic development and two ad hoc public members, both of whom shall reside within the municipality in which the facility is proposed to be located, except if such facility is proposed to be located within the city of New York, then all ad hoc members shall reside within the community district in which the facility is proposed to be located. See N.Y. Public Service Law 160
  • board: means "board of directors". See
  • Board: shall mean the medical equipment service agency advisory board created by section thirty-six hundred fifty-five of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3650
  • Board: means the board created by subdivision five of this section. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-2801
  • Branch office: means an establishment maintained and operated by an off-track betting corporation, where off-track pari-mutuel betting on horse races may be placed in accordance with the terms and conditions of this chapter and rules and regulations issued pursuant thereto;

    i. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Business capital: when used in this chapter shall mean all assets of the unincorporated business other than investment capital, less liabilities of the unincorporated business not deducted from investment capital, except that cash on hand and on deposit shall be treated as investment capital or as business capital as the taxpayer may elect. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-501
  • Business income: when used in this chapter shall mean unincorporated business entire net income minus investment income. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-501
  • Cable television company: shall mean any person owning, controlling, operating, managing or leasing one or more cable television systems within the state. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212
  • Cable television system: shall mean any system which operates for hire the service of receiving and amplifying programs broadcast by one or more television or radio stations or any other programs originated by a cable television company or by any other party, and distributing such programs by wire, cable, microwave or other means, whether such means are owned or leased, to persons in one or more municipalities who subscribe to such service. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212
  • Cannabinoid: means the phytocannabinoids found in hemp and does not include synthetic cannabinoids as that term is defined in subdivision (g) of schedule I of section thirty-three hundred six of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3398
  • Cannabinoid hemp: means any hemp and any product processed or derived from hemp, that is used for human consumption provided that when such product is packaged or offered for retail sale to a consumer, it shall not have a concentration of more than three tenths of a percent delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3398
  • Capacity: means the ability to understand and appreciate the nature and consequences of an order not to resuscitate, including the benefits and disadvantages of such an order, and to reach an informed decision regarding the order. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Capacity to make health care decisions: means the ability to understand and appreciate the nature and consequences of health care decisions, including the benefits and risks of and alternatives to any proposed health care, and to reach an informed decision. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: means measures to restore cardiac function or to support ventilation in the event of a cardiac or respiratory arrest. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: means measures, as specified in regulations promulgated by the commissioner, to restore cardiac function or to support ventilation in the event of a cardiac or respiratory arrest. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Caregiver: shall mean any individual duly identified as a caregiver by a patient under this article who provides after-care assistance to a patient living in his or her residence. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-II
  • Caretaker: means a person appointed pursuant to the provisions of section twenty-eight hundred six-b of this article, to act as a fiduciary responsible to the court which appoints him for the conserving and preserving of the rights and property of the operator of a residential health care facility, while also preserving and providing for the rights of the patients in such facility to care appropriate to their needs in a clean and wholesome environment in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2801
  • carter: means a licensee that is authorized to provide commercial waste collection services pursuant to an agreement between an awardee and the department entered into pursuant to section 16-1002. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Cash bail: means a sum of money, in the amount designated in an order fixing bail, posted by a principal or by another person on his behalf with a court or other authorized public servant or agency, upon the condition that such money will become forfeit to the people of the state of New York if the principal does not comply with the directions of a court requiring his attendance at the criminal action or proceeding involved or does not otherwise render himself amenable to the orders and processes of the court. See N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law 500.10
  • Certificate: means a certificate of environmental compatibility and public need authorizing the construction of a major steam electric generating facility issued by the board pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Public Service Law 140
  • Certificate: means a certificate of environmental compatibility and public need issued by the board pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Public Service Law 140*2
  • Certificate: means a certificate of environmental compatibility and public need authorizing the construction of a major electric generating facility issued by the board pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Public Service Law 160
  • certificate: means a certificate of authority issued by the commissioner under this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-O
  • certificate of authority: shall mean an authorization in writing, approved by the council and issued by the commissioner, for an operator to operate a continuing care retirement community and to enter into continuing care retirement contracts and continuing care at home contracts pertaining to such community. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • certificate of authority: shall mean an authorization in writing, approved by the council and issued by the commissioner, for an operator to operate a fee-for-service continuing care retirement community and to enter into fee-for-service continuing care contracts pertaining to such community. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Certified first responder: means an individual who meets the minimum requirements established by regulations pursuant to section three thousand two of this article and who is responsible for administration of initial life saving care of sick and injured persons. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Certified home health agency: means a home care services agency which possesses a valid certificate of approval issued pursuant to the provisions of this article, or a residential health care facility or hospital possessing a valid operating certificate issued under article twenty-eight of this chapter which is authorized under section thirty-six hundred ten of this article to provide a long term home health care program. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • change in control: means the assignment of an awardee's agreement with the department entered into pursuant to section 16-1002 from such awardee to a different entity. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • chore services: means the provision of light work or household tasks which do not require the services of a trained homemaker. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • city: shall mean the city of New York; and

    (2) "state" shall mean the state of New York. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-4001

  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Clinic: shall mean a facility located either within or outside of a state university health care facility providing services related to the medical education mission of the university, but shall not include state university student health services. See
  • Close friend: means any person, eighteen years of age or older, who is a close friend of the patient, or relative of the patient (other than a spouse, adult child, parent, brother or sister) who has maintained such regular contact with the patient as to be familiar with the patient's activities, health, and religious or moral beliefs and who presents a signed statement to that effect to the attending practitioner. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Close friend: means any person, eighteen years of age or older, who is a close friend of the patient, or a relative of the patient (other than a spouse, adult child, parent, brother or sister), who has maintained such regular contact with the patient as to be familiar with the patient's activities, health, and religious or moral beliefs, and who presents a signed statement to that effect to the attending practitioner. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • CMS: means the federal centers for Medicare and Medicaid services. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-O
  • CMS regulations: means applicable federal laws and CMS regulations and policies. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-O
  • College: shall mean any institution of higher education, recognized and approved by the regents of the university of the state of New York, which provides a course of study leading to the granting of a post-secondary degree or diploma. See
  • commercial waste: means all trade waste, as defined in subdivision f of section 16-501, except for construction and demolition debris; fill material; medical waste; electronic waste; textiles; yard waste collected by landscapers; waste collected by a one-time, on-call bulk waste removal service; grease; paper that is collected for the purpose of shredding or destruction; or waste that is collected by a micro-hauler. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Commission: means the public service commission of the state of New York. See N.Y. Public Service Law 135-B
  • Commission: shall mean the New York state gaming commission. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of education of the state of New York. See
  • commissioner: means the commissioner of sanitation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of health. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of finance. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-2801
  • Commissioner of finance: means the commissioner of finance of the city;

    6. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-601

  • Commissioner of finance: when used in this chapter shall mean the commissioner of finance of the city. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-501
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • community: shall mean a facility or facilities established to provide a comprehensive, cohesive living arrangement for the elderly, oriented to the enhancement of the quality of life and which, pursuant to a contract, at a minimum:

    a. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601

  • Community: shall mean a fee-for-service continuing care retirement community established pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Computerized test: means any test form administered to test subjects by means of a computer. See
  • Construction: means the addition or deletion of services offered; a change in the agency's geographic service area; the erection, building, or substantial acquisition or alteration of a physical structure or equipment; or a substantial change in the method of providing services. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • Construction: means construction as defined in section thirty-six hundred two of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4002
  • Construction: means the erection, building, or substantial acquisition, alteration, reconstruction, improvement, extension or modification of a hospital, including its equipment; the inspection and supervision thereof; and the studies, surveys, designs, plans, working drawings, specifications, procedures and other actions necessary thereto. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2801
  • Construction: includes construction of new buildings, acquisition of existing buildings, and expansion, remodeling, alteration, and renovation of existing buildings, and initial equipment of such new, newly acquired, expanded, remodeled, altered or renovated buildings;

    b. See

  • containerized commercial waste: means commercial waste that: (i) is stored on the premises of the commercial establishment that generates such waste in a container that has a capacity of 10 cubic yards or more, and which may or may not be equipped with compaction ability and (ii) is transported directly in such container when such container is at or near capacity from such commercial establishment to a transfer, processing or disposal location. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • contest: shall mean a game of skill wherein one or more contestants compete against each other by using their knowledge and understanding of athletic events and athletes to select and manage rosters of simulated players whose performance directly corresponds with the actual performance of human competitors on sports teams and in sports events. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • continuing care at home contract: shall mean a single contract to provide a person the services provided by a continuing care retirement community. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: means and includes all banks, trust companies, safe deposit companies, investment companies, mutual trust investment companies, and, to the extent not provided otherwise under any regulation of the superintendent of financial services promulgated pursuant to the provisions of section fourteen-e of this chapter, stock-form savings banks and stock-form savings and loan associations. See
  • Council: shall mean the continuing care retirement community council, established pursuant to section forty-six hundred two of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Council: shall mean the continuing care retirement community council, established pursuant to section forty-six hundred two of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Court: includes , where appropriate, a judge authorized to act as described in a particular statute, though not as a court. See N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law 500.10
  • Criminal history information: shall mean a record of pending criminal charges, criminal convictions which have not been vacated or reversed, information from the federal bureau of investigation as a result of a national criminal history record check, and certificates filed pursuant to subdivision two of section seven hundred five of the correction law and which the division of criminal justice services is required to maintain pursuant to subdivision six of section eight hundred thirty-seven of the executive law. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2899
  • Critically ill or injured: means at high risk of dying from illnesses or injuries. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • damages: means economic or non-economic losses for harm to an individual. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3081
  • Dealer: when used in this chapter shall mean an individual or unincorporated entity that (A) holds or disposes of property that is stock in trade of the taxpayer, inventory or is otherwise held for sale to customers in the ordinary course of the taxpayer's trade or business, or (B) regularly offers to enter into, assume, offset, assign or otherwise terminate positions in property with customers in the ordinary course of the taxpayer's trade or business, provided, however, an individual or unincorporated entity shall not be treated as a dealer based solely on such individual's or entity's ownership of an interest in an entity that is a dealer, and provided, further, that an unincorporated entity shall not be treated as a dealer based solely on the ownership by a dealer of an interest in that unincorporated entity. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-501
  • Decedent: means a deceased individual of any age whose body or part is or may be the source of an anatomical gift. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Decision-making capacity: means the ability to understand and appreciate the nature and consequences of proposed health care, including the benefits and risks of and alternatives to proposed health care, and to reach an informed decision. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Decisions regarding hospice care: means the decision to enroll or disenroll in hospice, and consent to the hospice plan of care and modifications to that plan. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Department: means the state department of public service. See N.Y. Public Service Law 140
  • department: means the department of sanitation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Department of finance: when used in this chapter shall mean the department of finance of the city. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-501
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Descendent: One who is directly descended from another such as a child, grandchild, or great grandchild.
  • Determination: shall mean the decision made by the department after reviewing criminal history information to approve or disapprove a prospective employee's eligibility for employment by a provider. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2899
  • Developmental disability: means a developmental disability as defined in subdivision twenty-two of section 1. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Disaster preparedness: means the state of readiness necessary to respond to natural or man-made disasters, including but not limited to biologic, nuclear, incendiary, chemical, and explosive disasters. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • Discharge: shall mean a patient's exit or release from a hospital to the patient's residence following an inpatient admission. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-II
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disinterested witness: means a witness other than the spouse, domestic partner, child, parent, sibling, grandchild, grandparent, or guardian of the individual who makes, amends, revokes, or refuses to make an anatomical gift, or a close friend, or another adult who is related to the decedent by blood, marriage, or adoption. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Distant site: means a site at which a telehealth provider is located while delivering health care services by means of telehealth. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-CC
  • DNA: means deoxyribonucleic acid. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3221
  • document of gift: includes a statement on a driver's license, identification card, enrollment in a donor registry, or any other anatomical gift document valid pursuant to the laws of this or any other state or of any document of gift valid pursuant to the laws of any other country appearing on a list of countries maintained by the commissioner for such purpose and published on the department's website. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Domestic corporation: means a corporation organized under the laws of the state; and

    8. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-601

  • Domestic partner: means a person who, with respect to another person:

    (a) is formally a party in a domestic partnership or similar relationship with the other person, entered into pursuant to the laws of the United States or of any state, local or foreign jurisdiction, or registered as the domestic partner of the other person with any registry maintained by the employer of either party or any state, municipality, or foreign jurisdiction; or

    (b) is formally recognized as a beneficiary or covered person under the other person's employment benefits or health insurance; or

    (c) is dependent or mutually interdependent on the other person for support, as evidenced by the totality of the circumstances indicating a mutual intent to be domestic partners including but not limited to: common ownership or joint leasing of real or personal property; common householding, shared income or shared expenses; children in common; signs of intent to marry or become domestic partners under paragraph (a) or (b) of this subdivision; or the length of the personal relationship of the persons. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961

  • Domestic partner: means a person who, with respect to another person:

    (a) is formally a party in a domestic partnership or similar relationship with the other person, entered into pursuant to the laws of the United States or of any state, local or foreign jurisdiction, or registered as the domestic partner of the other person with any registry maintained by the employer of either party or any state, municipality, or foreign jurisdiction; or

    (b) is formally recognized as a beneficiary or covered person under the other person's employment benefits or health insurance; or

    (c) is dependent or mutually interdependent on the other person for support, as evidenced by the totality of the circumstances indicating a mutual intent to be domestic partners including but not limited to: common ownership or joint leasing of real or personal property; common

    householding, shared income or shared expenses; children in common; signs of intent to marry or become domestic partners under paragraph (a) or (b) of this subdivision; or the length of the personal relationship of the persons. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A

  • Donee: means an individual or entity authorized to accept an anatomical gift pursuant to section forty-three hundred two of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Donor: means an individual whose body or part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Dormitory facilities revenue fund: means the fund established pursuant to section sixteen hundred eighty-q of the public authorities law. See
  • Dormitory facilities revenues: means all moneys, including rents, fees and charges, derived from the use or occupancy of dormitory facilities. See
  • Dormitory facility: means a dormitory, as such term is defined in paragraph (a) of subdivision two of section sixteen hundred seventy-six of the public authorities law. See
  • Downgrade: shall mean a change in service initiated by the subscriber to a less expensive service tier than the one currently subscribed to. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Eligible customer: means any person who:

    (a) holds legal title to a one, two, three, or four family home constructed prior to January first, nineteen hundred eighty which receives electric or gas service from a utility other than a person who is the original contractor or builder of any such home unless he lives in such home, or

    (b) is in rightful possession under a lawful lease of a one, two, three, or four family home constructed prior to January first, nineteen hundred eighty who (i) receives at such home and pays for electric or gas services, from a utility, (ii) has the written permission of the holder of legal title to such home to enter into a financing contract and security agreement pursuant to this article, and has the consent of such holder for the financing utility to obtain a security interest in and lien upon the premises, (iii) if the financing utility so requests, provides security of a type and in an amount approved by the commission, and (iv) does not present an undue credit risk as determined in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated for this purpose by the commission. See N.Y. Public Service Law 135-B

  • eligible employee: means any person employed in the city of New York by an awardee to perform services under an agreement entered into between the department and such awardee pursuant to section 16-1002, and who has been employed by such awardee for a period of at least six months prior to the effective date of a

    change in control, provided that such term shall not include persons who are managerial, supervisory or confidential employees. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000

  • Emancipated minor patient: means a minor patient who is the parent of a child, or who is sixteen years of age or older and living independently from his or her parents or guardian. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Emergency department: means a hospital department consisting of staff, facilities, and resources to provide emergency medical care for large numbers of emergency patients. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • Emergency medical care: means the initial management, treatment, and transfer of suddenly ill or injured patients. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • Emergency medical service: means initial emergency medical assistance including, but not limited to, the treatment of trauma, burns, respiratory, circulatory and obstetrical emergencies. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Emergency medical technician: means an individual who meets the minimum requirements established by regulations pursuant to section three thousand two of this article and who is responsible for administration or supervision of initial emergency medical care and transportation of sick or injured persons. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Emergency service: means a hospital department consisting of staff, facilities, and resources to provide emergency medical care for small numbers of emergency patients. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • Employee: shall mean any person to be employed or used by a provider, including those persons employed by a temporary employment agency, to provide direct care or supervision to patients or residents. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2899
  • Employer: means any individual, partnership, corporation or association engaged in a business who has employees including the state and its political subdivisions. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4801
  • EMS program agency: means a not-for-profit corporation or municipality designated by the state council and approved by the affected regional council or councils to facilitate the development and operation of an emergency medical services system within a region as directed by the regional council under this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Energy conservation measures: means :

    (a) caulking and weatherstripping of all exterior doors and windows;

    (b) furnace efficiency modifications including but not limited to:

    (i) replacement burners designed to reduce the firing rate or to achieve a reduction in the amount of fuel consumed as a result of increased combustion efficiency;

    (ii) devices for modifying flue openings which will increase the efficiency of the heating system, and

    (iii) electrical or mechanical furnace ignition systems which replace standing gas pilot lights;

    (c) furnace and boiler retrofits, including but not limited to burner and system derating;

    (d) furnace and boiler replacements regardless of the fuel used, provided that such replacement furnaces or boilers shall meet minimum efficiency standards established by the commission;

    (e) heat pumps provided that such heat pumps shall meet such minimum efficiency standards for heating and cooling purposes established by the commission in the absence of any provision establishing such standards in the energy law;

    (f) clock thermostats;

    (g) ceiling, attic, wall, foundation, air duct, heating pipe and floor insulation;

    (h) hot water heater insulation;

    (i) storm and thermal windows and doors;

    (j) solar and wind systems; and

    (k) load management devices and energy use meters, together with associated wiring; and

    (l) such other measures that the commission shall specify. See N.Y. Public Service Law 135-B

  • Enrolled member: means any member of a voluntary ambulance service or voluntary advanced life support first response service who provides emergency medical care or transportation of sick or injured persons without expectation of monetary compensation. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Entrance fee: shall mean an initial or deferred transfer to an operator of a sum of money, made or promised to be made by a person or persons entering into a continuing care retirement contract or continuing care at home contract, for the purpose of ensuring services pursuant to such a contract. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Entrance fee: shall mean an initial or deferred transfer to an operator of a sum of money, made or promised to be made by a person or persons entering into a fee-for-service continuing care contract, for the purpose of ensuring services pursuant to such a contract. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Entry: shall mean a patient's admission into a hospital for the purposes of receiving inpatient care. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-II
  • Entry fee: shall mean cash or cash equivalent that is paid by an authorized player to an operator or registrant to participate in an interactive fantasy sports contest offered by such operator or registrant. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Ethics review committee: means the interdisciplinary committee established in accordance with the requirements of section twenty-nine hundred ninety-four-m of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive session: means that portion of a meeting not open to the general public. See N.Y. Public Officers Law 102
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Eye bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of human eyes or portions of human eyes. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Facility: shall mean any place in which an operator undertakes to provide a resident with the services of a continuing care retirement community, pursuant to a contract, whether such place is constructed, owned, leased, rented, or otherwise contracted for by the operator. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Facility: shall mean any place in which an operator undertakes to provide a resident with the services of a fee-for-service continuing care retirement community, pursuant to a contract, whether such place is constructed, owned, leased, rented or otherwise contracted for by the operator. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fee-for-service continuing care contract: shall mean a single continuing care retirement contract that provides long-term care and other services on a per diem, fee-for-service or other agreed upon rate. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Fee-for-service continuing care retirement community: shall mean a facility or facilities established pursuant to this article to provide a comprehensive, cohesive living arrangement for the elderly, oriented to the enhancement of the quality of life, pursuant to the terms of the fee-for-service continuing care contract on a fee-for-service schedule. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Filer: means the person filing a notice of discovery, or his heirs, distributees, representatives or successors in interest. See N.Y. Public Lands Law 80
  • 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.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Franchise: shall mean and include any authorization granted by a municipality in terms of a franchise, privilege, permit, license or other municipal authorization to construct, operate, maintain, or manage a cable television system in any municipality. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Fund: means the fire insurance proceeds fund created pursuant to subdivision ten of this section. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-2801
  • General hospital: means a hospital engaged in providing medical or medical and surgical services primarily to in-patients by or under the supervision of a physician on a twenty-four hour basis with provisions for admission or treatment of persons in need of emergency care and with an organized medical staff and nursing service, including facilities providing services relating to particular diseases, injuries, conditions or deformities. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2801
  • General hospital: means a general hospital as defined in subdivision ten of section twenty-eight hundred one of this chapter excluding a ward, wing, unit or other part of a general hospital operated for the purpose of providing services for persons with mental illness pursuant to an operating certificate issued by the commissioner of mental health. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • gift: means a donation of a whole body or part of a human body, to take effect after the donor's death, for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research or education. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Gold mine: means a mineral deposit in which the total sales value of the gold is more than fifty per centum of the value of all other minerals associated or occurring with the gold in the mine. See N.Y. Public Lands Law 80
  • Government agency: means a department, board, bureau, division, office, agency, public benefit or other corporation, or any other unit, however described, of the state or a political subdivision thereof. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2801
  • Government funds: means funds provided under the provisions of title eleven of article five of the social services law. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • GPS: means a global positioning system, or a comparable location tracking technology, that uses navigational satellites to determine a user's location and velocity in real time and is capable of collecting, storing and transmitting geographical data. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: means a person appointed by a court to make decisions regarding the support, care, education, health, or welfare of an individual. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • guardian: means a health care guardian or a legal guardian of the person of a minor. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Handicapped person: means any person who in the judgment of the department is under a physical or mental disability which constitutes a substantial handicap to employment but which is of such a nature that vocational rehabilitation services may reasonably be expected to render him fit to engage in gainful employment, and also any person under a physical or mental disability which constitutes a substantial handicap to employment and for whom vocational rehabilitation services are necessary to ascertain his rehabilitation potential. See
  • harm: includes physical and nonphysical contact that results in injury to or death of an individual. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3081
  • Health care: means any treatment, service or procedure to diagnose or treat an individual's physical or mental condition. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • Health care: means any treatment, service, or procedure to diagnose or treat an individual's physical or mental condition. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Health care agent: means a health care agent of the patient designated pursuant to article twenty-nine-C of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Health care agent: means a health care agent designated by an adult pursuant to article twenty-nine-C of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Health care decision: means any decision to consent or refuse to consent to health care. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Health care decision: means any decision to consent or refuse to consent to health care. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • health care facility: means a hospital, nursing home, or other facility licensed or authorized to provide health care services for any individual under article twenty-eight of this chapter, article sixteen and article thirty-one of the mental hygiene law or under a COVID-19 emergency rule. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3081
  • Health care guardian: means an individual appointed by a court, pursuant to subdivision four of section twenty-nine hundred ninety-four-r of this article, as the guardian of a minor patient solely for the purpose of deciding about life-sustaining treatment pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • health care professional: means an individual, whether acting as an agent, volunteer, contractor, employee, or otherwise, who is:

    (a) licensed or otherwise authorized under title eight, article one hundred thirty-one, one hundred thirty-one-B, one hundred thirty-one-C, one hundred thirty-seven, one hundred thirty-nine, one hundred forty, one hundred fifty-three, one hundred fifty-four, one hundred sixty-three, one hundred sixty-four or one hundred sixty-five of the education law;

    (b) a nursing attendant or certified nurse aide, including an individual who is providing care as part of an approved nursing attendant or certified nurse aide training program;

    (c) licensed or certified under article thirty of this chapter to provide emergency medical services;

    (d) a home care services worker as defined in section thirty-six hundred thirteen of this chapter;

    (e) providing health care services within the scope of authority permitted by a COVID-19 emergency rule; or

    (f) a health care facility administrator, executive, supervisor, board member, trustee or other person responsible for directing, supervising or managing a health care facility and its personnel or other individual in a comparable role. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3081

  • Health care provider: means an individual or facility licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized or permitted by law to administer health care in the ordinary course of business or professional practice. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Health care provider: includes but is not limited to an entity licensed or certified under article twenty-eight or thirty-six of this chapter; an entity licensed or certified under article sixteen, thirty-one or thirty-two of the mental hygiene law; or a health care practitioner licensed or certified under title eight of the education law or a lawful combination of such health care practitioners; and may also include, to the extent provided by regulation of the commissioner, other entities that provide technical assistance, information systems and services, care coordination and other services to health care providers and patients participating in an ACO. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-O
  • Health care provider: means an individual or facility licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized or permitted by law to administer health care in the ordinary course of business or professional practice. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • Health care proxy: means a document delegating the authority to make health care decisions, executed in accordance with the requirements of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • health care services: means services provided by a health care facility or a health care professional, regardless of the location where those services are provided, that relate to:

    (a) the diagnosis or treatment of COVID-19; or

    (b) the assessment or care of an individual as it relates to COVID-19, when such individual has a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3081

  • health professionals: means persons duly licensed or otherwise authorized to practice a health profession pursuant to applicable law, including, but not limited to, physicians, registered professional nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, optometrists, dentists, dental hygienists, dietitians and nutritionists, and audiologists. See
  • Health-related service: means service in a facility or facilities which provide or offer lodging, board and physical care including, but not limited to, the recording of health information, dietary supervision and supervised hygienic services incident to such service. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2801
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Hemp: means the plant Cannabis sativa L. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3398
  • Hemp extract: means all derivatives, extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers derived from hemp, used or intended for human consumption, for its cannabinoid content, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than an amount determined by the department in regulation. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3398
  • Highly experienced player: shall mean an authorized player who has:

    (a) entered more than one thousand contests offered by a single operator or registrant; or

    (b) won more than three prizes valued at one thousand dollars each or more from a single operator or registrant. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401

  • Home: shall include a hospice patient's home or a hospice residence. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4002
  • Home care services: means one or more of the following services provided to persons at home: (a) those services provided by a home care services agency; (b) home health aide services; (c) personal care services; (d) homemaker services; (e) housekeeper or chore services. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • Home care services agency: means an organization primarily engaged in arranging and/or providing directly or through contract arrangement one or more of the following: Nursing services, home health aide services, and other therapeutic and related services which may include, but shall not be limited to, physical, speech and occupational therapy, nutritional services, medical social services, personal care services, homemaker services, and housekeeper or chore services, which may be of a preventive, therapeutic, rehabilitative, health guidance, and/or supportive nature to persons at home. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • Home conservation plan: means the general program administered and established by each utility pursuant to this article, which sets forth the framework for individual home energy conservation programs for eligible customers. See N.Y. Public Service Law 135-B
  • Home health aide services: means simple health care tasks, personal hygiene services, housekeeping tasks essential to the patient's health and other related supportive services. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • Home medical equipment: shall mean technologically sophisticated medical devices which are used in a home care setting, including but not limited to:

    (a) Oxygen and oxygen delivery systems;

    (b) Ventilation and aspiration devices;

    (c) Respiratory disease management services;

    (d) Electronic and computer driven wheelchairs and seating systems;

    (e) Monitoring devices;

    (f) Transcutaneous electrical nerve simulator (tens) units;

    (g) Low air loss cutaneous pressure management devices;

    (h) Sequential compression devices;

    (i) Obstructive sleep apnea treatment devices; and

    (j) Feeding pumps. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3650

  • Home medical equipment services: shall mean the delivery, provision, installation, maintenance and replacement of, or instruction in the use of medical equipment used by an individual requiring such services in their place of residence. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3650
  • Home resident: shall mean a continuing care at home contract holder who resides in a private residence off of the continuing care retirement community campus. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Homemaker services: means assistance and instruction in managing and maintaining a household, dressing, feeding, and incidental household tasks for persons at home because of illness, incapacity, or the absence

    of a caretaker relative. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602

  • Hospice: means a hospice as defined in article forty of this chapter, without regard to where the hospice care is provided. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Hospice: means a coordinated program of home and in-patient care which treats the terminally ill patient and family as a unit, employing an interdisciplinary team acting under the direction of an autonomous hospice administration. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4002
  • Hospice residence: means a hospice operated home which is residential in character and physical structure and operated for the purpose of providing more than two hospice patients but not more than sixteen hospice patients with hospice care, which may include dually certified hospice in-patient beds up to twenty-five percent of the hospice residence's patient capacity, or up to fifty percent of the hospice residence's patient capacity with the commissioner's approval. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4002
  • Hospital: means a general hospital, a residential health care facility, or hospice. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Hospital: shall mean any "general hospital" as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-II
  • Hospital: means a hospital as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3397-B
  • Hospital: means a hospital as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • hospital: means an institution or facility possessing a valid operating certificate issued pursuant to article twenty-eight of this chapter and authorized to employ physician assistants in accordance with rules and regulations of the public health and health planning council. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3700
  • hospital: means an institution or facility possessing a valid operating certificate issued pursuant to article twenty-eight of this chapter and authorized to employ specialist assistants in accordance with rules and regulations of the public health and health planning council. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3710
  • Hospital: means a hospital licensed, accredited, or approved under the laws of any state and includes a hospital operated by the United States Government, a state, or a subdivision thereof, although not required to be licensed under state laws. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Hospital: means a facility or institution engaged principally in providing services by or under the supervision of a physician or, in the case of a dental clinic or dental dispensary, of a dentist, or, in the case of a midwifery birth center, of a midwife, for the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of human disease, pain, injury, deformity or physical condition, including, but not limited to, a general hospital, public health center, diagnostic center, treatment center, dental clinic, dental dispensary, rehabilitation center other than a facility used solely for vocational rehabilitation, nursing home, tuberculosis hospital, chronic disease hospital, maternity hospital, midwifery birth center, lying-in-asylum, out-patient department, out-patient lodge, dispensary and a laboratory or central service facility serving one or more such institutions, but the term hospital shall not include an institution, sanitarium or other facility engaged principally in providing services for the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of mental disability and which is subject to the powers of visitation, examination, inspection and investigation of the department of mental hygiene except for those distinct parts of such a facility which provide hospital service. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2801
  • hospital: shall include public health centers, diagnostic or treatment centers, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes and chronic disease hospitals as defined in section six hundred thirty-one (i) of the federal public health service act, as amended, tuberculosis, mental, chronic disease, and other types of hospitals, including laboratories, out-patient departments, nurses' homes and training facilities, and central service facilities operated in connection with hospitals, but does not include any hospital furnishing primarily domiciliary care. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2906
  • Hospital: means a hospital as defined in subdivision ten of section 1. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Hospital: means a general hospital as defined in subdivision ten of section two thousand eight hundred one of this chapter and a residential health care facility as defined in subdivision three of section two thousand eight hundred one of this chapter, and a mental hygiene facility as defined in subdivision ten of this section and a hospice as defined in subdivision one of section four thousand two of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • Hospital service: means the preadmission, out-patient, in-patient and post discharge care provided in or by a hospital, and such other items or services as are necessary for such care, which are provided by or under the supervision of a physician for the purpose of prevention, diagnosis or treatment of human disease, pain, injury, disability, deformity or physical condition, including, but not limited to, nursing service, home-care nursing and other paramedical service, ambulance service, service provided by an intern or resident in training, laboratory service, medical social service, drugs, biologicals, supplies, appliances, equipment, bed and board. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2801
  • Hospitalization: means the period during which a person is a patient in, or a resident of, a hospital. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • In bulk: means fifty or more recyclable containers;

    "Motor vehicle" means any vehicle operated or driven upon a street that is propelled by any power other than human or animal power;

    "Owner" means a person, other than a lienholder, having the property in or title to a motor vehicle, including any person entitled to the use and possession of a motor vehicle subject to a security interest by another person and also includes any lessee or bailee of a motor vehicle having the exclusive use thereof, under a lease or otherwise, for a period greater than thirty days;

    "Person" means any individual, firm, corporation or other legal entity;

    "Recyclable container" means any bottle, can, jar or other container constructed from glass, metal or plastic that has been designated as a recyclable material pursuant to subdivision b of section 16-305 of this title;

    "Street" means any public street, avenue, road, alley, lane, highway, boulevard, concourse, parkway, driveway, culvert, sidewalk, crosswalk, boardwalk, viaduct, square or place, including marginal streets. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-470

  • incumbent employer: means any person that owns or controls an awardee prior to any change in control. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individuals with severe disabilities: means persons for whom competitive employment has either not traditionally occurred or has been interrupted or intermittent as a result of having a permanent and substantially disabling physical, sensory, or mental condition. See
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interactive fantasy sports gross revenue: shall mean the amount equal to the total of all entry fees not attributable to New York state prohibited sports events that a registrant collects from all players, less the total of all sums not attributable to New York state prohibited sports events paid out as winnings to all players, multiplied by the resident percentage for New York state; provided, however, that the total of all sums paid out as winnings to players shall not include the cash equivalent value of any merchandise or thing of value awarded as a prize. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Interfacility transfer: means emergency ambulance transport from, to, or between general hospitals or other health care facilities, conducted in accordance with article thirty of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • Interoperability: means the capacity of all emergency medical, trauma care, and disaster preparedness response systems to collaborate and communicate during an emergency, trauma, or disaster response. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Investment capital: when used in this chapter shall mean investments of the unincorporated business in stocks, bonds and other securities, corporate and governmental (excluding governmental stocks, bonds and other securities the interest or dividends from which are fully exempt from tax under this chapter, other than any such governmental stock, bond or other security which is sold or otherwise disposed of during the taxable year in a transaction which results in a gain or loss which is included in computing unincorporated business entire net income for the taxable year), not held for sale to customers in the regular course of business, provided, however, that in the discretion of the commissioner of finance, there shall be deducted from investment capital any liabilities of the unincorporated business which are directly or indirectly attributable to investment capital. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-501
  • Investment income: when used in this chapter shall mean income, gains and losses from investment capital, to the extent included in computing unincorporated business entire net income, less, in the discretion of the commissioner of finance, any deductions allowable in computing unincorporated business entire net income which are directly or indirectly attributable to investment capital or investment income, provided, however, that in no case shall investment income exceed unincorporated business entire net income. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-501
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Judiciary: means the courts of the state, including any municipal or district court, whether or not of record. See N.Y. Public Officers Law 86
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Land acquisition projects: means open space acquisition projects undertaken with willing sellers including, but not limited to, the purchase of conservation easements, undertaken by a municipality, a not-for-profit corporation, or purchase of conservation easements by a soil and water conservation district. See
  • Landlord: means any person (i) who is the owner or managing agent of a multifamily dwelling with five or more residential units or (ii) who is authorized to act for either the board of directors of a cooperative apartment building or board of managers of a multifamily dwelling which is owned as a condominium under article nine-B of the real property law, who receives at such building or dwelling and pays for electric or gas service. See N.Y. Public Service Law 135-B
  • Landowner: means the holder of any right, title, or interest in real property subject to a proposed site or right of way as identified from the most recent tax roll of the appropriate city or county. See N.Y. Public Service Law 120
  • Law enforcement agency: means a police agency or department of the state or any political subdivision thereof, including authorities or agencies maintaining police forces of individuals defined as police officers in section 1. See N.Y. Public Officers Law 86
  • Law enforcement disciplinary proceeding: means the commencement of any investigation and any subsequent hearing or disciplinary action conducted by a law enforcement agency. See N.Y. Public Officers Law 86
  • Law enforcement disciplinary records: means any record created in furtherance of a law enforcement disciplinary proceeding, including, but not limited to:

    (a) the complaints, allegations, and charges against an employee;

    (b) the name of the employee complained of or charged;

    (c) the transcript of any disciplinary trial or hearing, including any exhibits introduced at such trial or hearing;

    (d) the disposition of any disciplinary proceeding; and

    (e) the final written opinion or memorandum supporting the disposition and discipline imposed including the agency's complete factual findings and its analysis of the conduct and appropriate discipline of the covered employee. See N.Y. Public Officers Law 86

  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • License: means a license issued pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3398
  • Licensed home care services agency: means a home care services agency, issued a license pursuant to section three thousand six hundred five of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • licensee: means any person licensed to collect trade waste pursuant to title 16-A. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Lien: means any lien including liens for taxes, special ad valorem levies, special assessments and municipal charges arising by operation of law against property in favor of the city and remaining undischarged for a period of one year or more. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-2801
  • Life care contract: shall mean a single continuing care retirement contract or a continuing care at home contract to provide a person, for the duration of such person's life, the services provided by the continuing care retirement community, which services shall include unlimited services of the affiliated community's nursing facility or affiliated nursing home. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Life-sustaining treatment: means any medical treatment or procedure without which the patient will die within a relatively short time, as determined by an attending physician to a reasonable degree of medical certainty. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Life-sustaining treatment: means any medical treatment or procedure without which the patient will die within a relatively short time, as determined by an attending practitioner to a reasonable degree of medical certainty. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • Limited home care services agency: means a certified operator of an adult home or an enriched housing program which directly provides: personal care services authorized and provided in accordance with rules and regulations of the department of social services; and the administration of medications and application of sterile dressings by a registered nurse, provided, however, that the services provided by such agency are not services that must be provided to residents of such facilities pursuant to article seven of the social services law and rules and regulations of the department of social services. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • Living unit: shall mean an apartment, room, cottage, or other area within a community set aside for the exclusive use of one or more residents, or in the case of a continuing care at home contract, the contract holder's private residence. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Living unit: shall mean an apartment, room, cottage or other area within a community set aside for the exclusive use of one or more residents. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Local parties: shall mean persons residing in a community who may be affected by the proposed major electric generating facility who individually or collectively seek intervenor funding pursuant to sections one hundred sixty-three and one hundred sixty-four of this article. See N.Y. Public Service Law 160
  • Long term home health care program: means a coordinated plan of care and services provided at home to invalid, infirm, or disabled persons who are medically eligible for placement in a hospital or residential health care facility for an extended period of time if such program were unavailable. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • Major electric generating facility: means an electric generating facility with a nameplate generating capacity of twenty-five thousand kilowatts or more, including interconnection electric transmission lines and fuel gas transmission lines that are not subject to review under article seven of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Service Law 160
  • Major steam electric generating facility: means a steam electric generating facility with a generating capacity of fifty thousand kilowatts or more. See N.Y. Public Service Law 140
  • Major steam electric generating facility: means a steam electric generating facility with a generating capacity of fifty thousand kilowatts or more. See N.Y. Public Service Law 140*2
  • Major utility transmission facility: means : (a) an electric transmission line of a design capacity of one hundred twenty-five kilovolts or more extending a distance of one mile or more, or of one hundred kilovolts or more and less than one hundred twenty-five kilovolts, extending a distance of ten miles or more, including associated equipment, but shall not include any such transmission line located wholly underground in a city with a population in excess of one hundred twenty-five thousand or a primary transmission line approved by the federal energy regulatory commission in connection with a hydro-electric facility; and (b) a fuel gas transmission line extending a distance of one thousand feet or more to be used to transport fuel gas at pressures of one hundred twenty-five pounds per square inch or more, excluding appurtenant facilities, but shall not include any such transmission line which is located wholly underground in a city or wholly within the right of way of a state, county or town highway or village street as those terms are defined in article one of the highway law and article six of the village law, or which replaces an existing transmission line, including appurtenant facilities, and extends a distance of less than one mile. See N.Y. Public Service Law 120
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Marijuana: means marijuana as defined in section thirty-three hundred two of this chapter and shall also include tetrahydrocannabinols or a chemical derivative of tetrahydrocannabinol. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3397-B
  • Medical control: means : (a) advice and direction provided by a physician or under the direction of a physician to certified first

    responders, emergency medical technicians or advanced emergency medical technicians who are providing medical care at the scene of an emergency or en route to a health care facility; and (b) indirect medical control including the written policies, procedures, and protocols for prehospital emergency medical care and transportation developed by the state emergency medical advisory committee, approved by the state emergency medical services council and the commissioner, and implemented by regional medical advisory committees. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001

  • Medical equipment service agency: means any person engaged in the business of providing home medical equipment services, whether directly or through a contractual arrangement, to an individual at their place of residence. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3650
  • Medical home: means an organized system of medical care for an individual patient that embraces all of the patient's potential medical needs, including primary, secondary, and tertiary health care as well as emergency care. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3073
  • Medically futile: means that cardiopulmonary resuscitation will be unsuccessful in restoring cardiac and respiratory function or that the patient will experience repeated arrest in a short time period before death occurs. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Medicare-only ACO: means an ACO issued a certificate of authority under subdivision four of section twenty-nine hundred ninety-nine-p of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-O
  • Meeting: means the official convening of a public body for the purpose of conducting public business, including the use of videoconferencing for attendance and participation by the members of the public body. See N.Y. Public Officers Law 102
  • Mental hygiene facility: means a facility operated or licensed by the office of mental health or the office for people with developmental disabilities as defined in subdivision six of section 1. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Mental hygiene facility: means a residential facility, excluding family care homes, operated or licensed by the office of mental health or the office for people with developmental disabilities. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • Mental illness: means a mental illness as defined in subdivision twenty of section 1. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Mental illness: means a mental illness as defined in subdivision twenty of section 1. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Mental illness: means a mental illness as defined in subdivision twenty of section 1. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • micro-hauler: means any person that is not a designated carter, does not dispose of waste at a solid waste transfer station and either:

    (1) collects less than 2600 tons of source separated organic waste from commercial establishments per year and collects such waste exclusively using bicycles; or

    (2) collects less than 500 tons of source separated organic waste from commercial establishments per year and collects such waste using exclusively (i) a zero emissions vehicle that has a gross vehicle weight rating of not more than 14,000 pounds or (ii) any other mode of transport specified in the rules of the department. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000

  • Minerals: means all minerals and rocks, more particularly any inorganic substance which can be extracted from the earth, excepting gas, oil and water. See N.Y. Public Lands Law 80
  • Minor: means any person who is not an adult. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Minor: shall mean any person under the age of eighteen years. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Minor: means any person who is not an adult. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Mixed meeting: means a race meeting that has a combination of thoroughbred, quarter horse, Appaloosa, paint, and/or Arabian racing on the same race program. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001
  • Monthly care fee: shall mean the monthly cost to a resident for prepayment of any services, including rent, rendered pursuant to a contract, exclusive of entrance fees or other prepayments, and any other regular periodic charges to the resident, determined on a monthly basis, pursuant to the provisions of a contract. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Monthly care fee: shall mean the monthly cost to a resident for prepayment of any services, including rent, rendered pursuant to a contract, exclusive of entrance fees or other prepayments, and any other

    regular periodic charges to the resident, determined on a monthly basis, pursuant to the provisions of a contract. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651

  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Multi-jurisdictional account wagering provider: means a business entity domiciled in a jurisdiction, other than the state of New York, that does not operate either a simulcast facility that is open to the public within the state of New York or a licensed or franchised racetrack within the state, but which is licensed by such other jurisdiction to offer pari-mutuel account wagering on races such provider simulcasts and other races it offers in its wagering menu to persons located in or out of the jurisdiction issuing such license. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001
  • Municipality: means a county, city, town or village in the state. See N.Y. Public Service Law 120
  • Municipality: means a county, city, town or village in the state. See N.Y. Public Service Law 140
  • Municipality: means the same as such term as defined in section 56-0101 of this chapter. See
  • Municipality: means a county, city, town or village in the state. See N.Y. Public Service Law 140*2
  • Municipality: means a county, city, town or village located in this state. See N.Y. Public Service Law 160
  • Municipality: shall mean any village, town, city or county not wholly contained within a city in the state. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212
  • Nameplate: means a manufacturer's designation, generally as affixed to the generator unit, which states the total output of such generating facility as originally designed according to the manufacturer's original design specifications. See N.Y. Public Service Law 160
  • Network: shall mean a group of programs distributed, packaged, promoted or sold to subscribers as the offering of a single entity, including but not limited to, a channel or station. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212
  • Network change: shall mean the removal of a network from a service tier whether or not added to another tier or a substantial alteration of the character of a network by a cable television company

    or an affiliate it controls. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212

  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Non-transplant anatomic bank: means any person or facility that solicits, retrieves, performs donor selection and/or testing, preserves, transport, allocates, distributes, acquires, processes, stores, or arranges for the storage of non-transplant anatomic parts, including whole bodies, body segments, organs, or tissues from living or deceased donors, for education and/or research purposes specifically authorized by section forty-three hundred two of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Not-for-profit corporation: means a corporation formed pursuant to the not-for-profit corporation law and qualified for tax-exempt status under the federal internal revenue code. See
  • Nurse practitioner: means a nurse practitioner certified pursuant to section sixty-nine hundred ten of the education law who is practicing in accordance with subdivision three of section sixty-nine hundred two of the education law. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Nurse practitioner: means a nurse practitioner certified pursuant to section sixty-nine hundred ten of the education law who is practicing in accordance with subdivision three of section sixty-nine hundred two of the education law. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Nurse practitioner: means a nurse practitioner certified under section sixty-nine hundred ten of the education law, practicing within his or her scope of practice. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • Nursing home: means a facility providing therein nursing care to sick, invalid, infirm, disabled or convalescent persons in addition to lodging and board or health-related service, or any combination of the foregoing, and in addition thereto, providing nursing care and health-related service, or either of them, to persons who are not occupants of the facility. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2801
  • Obligor: means a person who executes a bail bond on behalf of a principal and thereby assumes the undertaking described therein. See N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law 500.10
  • occupancy date: shall mean the date defined in the contract for a loan pursuant to this article between the owner of an existing multiple dwelling and a municipality as the date upon which such multiple dwelling is to be deemed ready for occupancy, or if such term is not defined in such contract, the date of issuance of the temporary certificate of occupancy. See N.Y. Public Housing Law 211
  • Off-track betting region: means those regions as defined in section five hundred nineteen of this chapter;

    k. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Office: means in the case of a bank or trust company its principal office, in the case of a safe deposit company, investment company or mutual trust investment company, its principal place of business and in the case of a foreign corporation the place of business designated in its license or its authorization pursuant to article five-C of this chapter, as the case may be, for the oldest agency or branch in this state of such foreign corporation. See
  • On-site: shall mean that, unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the services specified in paragraph a of this subdivision be provided at the facility. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Operator: means any association, corporation or business entity operating a simulcast facility in accordance with the provisions of this article;

    g. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Operator: means any person who by reason of a direct or indirect ownership interest (whether of record or beneficial) has the ability, acting either alone or in concert with others with ownership interests, to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies of an ambulance service or advanced life support first response service. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • operator: shall mean any person or entity that offers any interactive fantasy sports contest to any authorized player through any interactive fantasy sports platform. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Operator: shall mean a legal entity operating a continuing care retirement community pursuant to a certificate of authority. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Operator: shall mean a legal entity operating a fee-for-service continuing care retirement community pursuant to a certificate of authority, as granted pursuant to section forty-six hundred fifty-six of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Order not to resuscitate: means an order not to attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the event a patient suffers cardiac or respiratory arrest. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Order not to resuscitate: means an order not to attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the event a patient suffers cardiac or respiratory arrest. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Organ: means a human kidney, heart, heart valve, lung, pancreas, liver or any other organ designated by the commissioner in regulation in consultation with the transplant council. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4360
  • Organ procurement organization: means a person designated by the secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services as an organ procurement organization. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • organization certificate: shall include an amended organization certificate. See N.Y. Banking Law 291
  • Organization certificate: includes (a) the original organization certificate or any other instrument filed or issued under any statute to form a corporation or foreign corporation, as amended, supplemented or restated by certificates of amendment, merger or consolidation or other certificates or instruments filed or issued under any statute; or (b) a special act or charter creating a corporation or foreign corporation, as amended, supplemented or restated by special acts or by certificates of amendment, merger or consolidation or other certificates or instruments filed or issued under any statute. See
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • Originating site: means a site at which a patient is located at the time health care services are delivered to him or her by means of telehealth. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-CC
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parent: means a parent whose parental rights have not been terminated. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Parent: means a parent who has custody of the minor. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Part: means each portion of a test for which a score is calculated. See
  • part: includes "parts". See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • participant: means a health care provider that is one of the health care providers that comprise the ACO. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-O
  • Patient: means a person admitted to a hospital. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Patient: shall mean a patient eighteen years of age or older. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-II
  • Patient: means a person admitted to a hospital. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Pediatric care: means medical care provided to neonates, infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school agers, and adolescents. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3073
  • Permanent record: shall mean a permanent, written record of a determination and the criminal history information maintained by the department. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2899
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, public benefit corporation, political subdivision, governmental agency, municipality, partnership, co-operative association, trust or estate. See N.Y. Public Service Law 120
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, public benefit corporation, political subdivision, governmental agency, municipality, partnership, co-operative association, trust or estate. See N.Y. Public Service Law 140
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, public benefit corporation, political subdivision, governmental agency, municipality, partnership, co-operative association, trust or estate. See N.Y. Public Service Law 140*2
  • Person: shall mean any individual, trustee, partnership, association, corporation or other legal entity. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, or legal entity of any kind, or a governmental agency, board or body. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3221
  • Person: shall mean an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, or any business entity. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3550
  • Person: shall mean an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, or any business entity. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3650
  • person: shall be deemed to include, in addition to those mentioned hereinabove, all the officers, directors and persons having an interest in more than ten percent of the issued and outstanding stock of the owner as herein defined, as holder or beneficial owner thereof, if such person be a corporation other than a banking organization as defined in section two of the banking law, a national banking association, a federal savings and loan association, the mortgage facilities corporation, savings banks life insurance fund, the savings banks retirement system, an authorized insurer as defined in section one hundred seven of the insurance law, or a trust company or other corporation organized under the laws of this state all the capital stock of which is owned by at least twenty savings banks or by at least twenty savings and loan associations or a subsidiary corporation all of the capital stock of which is owned by such trust company or other corporation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2004
  • Person connected with the case: means the patient, any person on the surrogate list, a parent or guardian of a minor patient, the hospital administrator, an attending physician, any other health or social services practitioner who is or has been directly involved in the patient's care, and any duly authorized state agency, including the facility director or regional director for a patient transferred from a mental hygiene facility and the facility director for a patient transferred from a correctional facility. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Personal care services: means services to assist with personal hygiene, dressing, feeding and household tasks essential to the patient's health. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • persons or families of low income: shall mean "persons of low income" or "families of low income" as defined in section three of this chapter, whose probable aggregate annual income during the period of occupancy does not exceed six times the rental (including the value or cost to them of heat, light, water and cooking fuel) of dwelling units occupied by such persons or families in existing multiple dwellings aided by a loan pursuant to this article, except that in the case of persons or families with three or more dependents, such ratio shall not exceed seven to one, and except further that the income limitations prescribed by this paragraph shall be subject to the provisions of subdivision two of section two hundred thirteen of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Housing Law 211
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine in the state of New York including a person authorized to practice medicine in a federal medical facility in the state. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3397-B
  • physician: means a practitioner of medicine licensed to practice medicine pursuant to article one hundred thirty-one of the education law. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3700
  • physician: means a practitioner of medicine licensed to practice medicine pursuant to article one hundred thirty-one of the education law. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3710
  • physician assistant: means a person who is licensed as a physician assistant pursuant to section sixty-five hundred forty-one of the education law. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3700
  • platform: shall mean the combination of hardware, software, and data networks used to manage, administer, or control contests and any associated entry fees. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Prehospital transport: means emergency ambulance transport from the scene of a sudden illness or injury requiring emergency medical care or trauma care to a general hospital or other health care facility, conducted in accordance with article thirty of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • President: shall mean the president of the New York state higher education services corporation. See
  • Primary care: means the health care fields of family practice, general pediatrics, primary care internal medicine, primary care obstetrics, or primary care gynecology, without regard to board certification, provided by a health care provider acting within his, her, or its lawful scope of practice. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-O
  • Primary territory: means the geographic area or subdivisions listed on an ambulance service certificate or statement of registration within which the ambulance service may receive patients for transport. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Principal: means a defendant in a criminal action or proceeding, or a person adjudged a material witness therein, or any other person so involved therein that the principal may by law be compelled to appear before a court for the purpose of having such court exercise control over the principal's person to secure the principal's future attendance at the action or proceeding when required, and who in fact either is before the court for such purpose or has been before it and been subjected to such control. See N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law 500.10
  • Principal: means a person who has executed a health care proxy. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • Priority reservation agreement: shall mean a cancelable agreement between a prospective continuing care retirement community applicant, an applicant for a certificate of authority or an operator and a prospective resident, for the purpose of evaluating market demand for a proposed continuing care retirement community and for the purpose of

    guaranteeing to prospective residents an opportunity for priority placement in a continuing care retirement community, under which the prospective resident will pay a refundable priority reservation fee. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601

  • Priority reservation agreement: shall mean a cancelable agreement between a prospective fee-for-service continuing care retirement community applicant, an applicant for a certificate of authority or an operator and a prospective resident, for the purpose of evaluating market demand for a proposed fee-for-service continuing care retirement community and for the purpose of guaranteeing to prospective residents an opportunity for priority placement in a fee-for-service continuing care retirement community, under which the prospective resident will pay a refundable priority reservation fee. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Priority reservation fee: shall mean the refundable sum of money paid by a prospective resident for deposit with the escrow agent for a prospective continuing care retirement community applicant, an applicant for a certificate of authority or an operator pursuant to a priority reservation agreement. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Priority reservation fee: shall mean the refundable sum of money paid by a prospective resident for deposit with the escrow agent for a prospective fee-for-service continuing care retirement community applicant, an applicant for a certificate of authority or an operator pursuant to a priority reservation agreement. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Processing: means extracting, preparing, treating, modifying, compounding, manufacturing or otherwise manipulating cannabinoid hemp to concentrate or extract its cannabinoids, or creating product, whether in intermediate or final form, used for human consumption. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3398
  • Procurement organization: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization, or tissue bank. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • procurement organization: means a person, facility, or institution engaged in procuring organs for transplantation or therapy purposes, but does not include (a) facilities or institutions which permit procurement activities to be conducted on their premises by employees or agents of an approved organ procurement organization, or (b) facilities or consortia of facilities which conduct transplantation activities in accordance with article twenty-eight of this chapter when the organ is procured through an approved organ procurement organization, licensed bank or storage facility, or a living donor. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4360
  • Program: shall mean any broadcast type program, signal, message, graphics, data, or communication content service. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212
  • Prohibited sports event: shall mean any collegiate sport or athletic event, any high school sport or athletic event or any horse racing event. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Prospective donor: means an individual who is dead or near death and has been determined by a procurement organization to have a part that could be medically suitable for transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Prospective employee: shall mean any individual, not currently an employee, who files an application for employment as an employee with a provider and the provider has a reasonable expectation to hire such individual as an employee. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2899
  • Provider: shall mean : (a) any residential health care facility licensed under article twenty-eight of this chapter; or any certified home health agency, licensed home care services agency or long term home health care program certified under article thirty-six of this chapter; any hospice program certified pursuant to article forty of this chapter; or any adult home, enriched housing program or residence for adults licensed under article seven of the social services law; or (b) a health home, or any subcontractor of such health home, who contracts with or is approved or otherwise authorized by the department to provide health home services, including enrollees who are under twenty-one years of age, under section three hundred sixty-five-l of the social services law, except for a health home, or any subcontractor of such health home, who contracts with or is approved or otherwise authorized by the department to provide health home services to all those enrolled pursuant to a diagnosis of a developmental disability as defined in subdivision twenty-two of section 1. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2899
  • Public body: means any entity, for which a quorum is required in order to conduct public business and which consists of two or more members, performing a governmental function for the state or for an agency or department thereof, or for a public corporation as defined in section sixty-six of the general construction law, or committee or subcommittee or other similar body of such public body. See N.Y. Public Officers Law 102
  • Public debt: Cumulative amounts borrowed by the Treasury Department or the Federal Financing Bank from the public or from another fund or account. The public debt does not include agency debt (amounts borrowed by other agencies of the Federal Government). The total public debt is subject to a statutory limit.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public information coordinator: means an office created within the department which shall assist and advise interested parties and members of the public in participating in the siting and certification of major electric generating facilities. See N.Y. Public Service Law 160
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Qualified psychiatrist: means , for the purposes of this article, a physician licensed to practice medicine in New York state who: (a) is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or is eligible to be certified by that board; or (b) is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry or is eligible to be certified by that board. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • quarter horse racing: as used in this article , shall be construed to mean only horse racing in which the horses participating are mounted by a jockey and are registered by the American Quarter Horse Association. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 429
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • racing: as used in this article , shall be construed to mean only horse racing in which the horses participating are harnessed to a sulky, carriage, or similar vehicle, and shall not include any form of horse racing in which the horses participating are mounted by a jockey. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 301
  • Reasonably available: means that a person to be contacted can be contacted with diligent efforts by an attending physician, another person acting on behalf of an attending physician, or the hospital. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Reasonably available: means able to be contacted by a procurement organization without undue effort and willing and able to act in a timely manner consistent with existing medical criteria necessary for the making of an anatomical gift. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Reasonably available: means that a person to be contacted can be contacted with diligent efforts by an attending practitioner or another person acting on behalf of the attending practitioner or the hospital. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Reasonably available: means that a person to be contacted can be contacted with diligent efforts by an attending practitioner or another person acting on behalf of the attending practitioner or the hospital. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2980
  • Receiving track: means any track where simulcasts originated from another track are displayed;

    e. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Record: means any information kept, held, filed, produced or reproduced by, with or for an agency or the state legislature, in any physical form whatsoever including, but not limited to, reports, statements, examinations, memoranda, opinions, folders, files, books, manuals, pamphlets, forms, papers, designs, drawings, maps, photos, letters, microfilms, computer tapes or discs, rules, regulations or codes. See N.Y. Public Officers Law 86
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Refusal: means a record created under section forty-three hundred five of this article that expressly states an intent to bar other persons from making an anatomical gift. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Regional council: means a regional emergency medical services council established pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Regional medical advisory committee: means a group of five or more physicians, and one or more non-voting individuals representative of each of the following: hospitals, basic life support providers, advanced life support providers and emergency medical services training sponsor medical directors approved by the affected regional emergency medical services councils. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Regional trauma advisory committee: means a regional trauma advisory committee continued or established by this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • registrant: shall mean an operator that is registered by the commission. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • REIT: means a real estate investment trust as defined in section eight hundred fifty-six of the internal revenue code. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-601
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Remote patient monitoring: means the use of synchronous or asynchronous electronic information and communication technologies to collect personal health information and medical data from a patient at an originating site that is transmitted to a telehealth provider at a distant site for use in the treatment and management of medical conditions that require frequent monitoring. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-CC
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Residence: shall mean a dwelling that the patient considers to be his or her home. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-II
  • Resident: shall mean any person who, pursuant to a continuing care retirement contract or continuing care at home contract, is entitled to reside in and/or receive services from a continuing care retirement community. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Resident: shall mean any person who, pursuant to a contract, is entitled to reside in and receive services from a fee-for-service continuing care retirement community. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Residential health care demonstration facility: shall mean a residential health care facility containing up to sixty beds, within the defined geographical boundary of each health systems agency established under the provisions of subdivision (c) of section twenty-nine hundred four of this chapter, provided that such residential health care facility is an integrated part of a comprehensive system of residential and support services for the elderly, providing either directly or through one or more affiliated entities, prior to the effective date of this subdivision, on or adjacent to the site of the proposed residential health care facility, independent living units, an adult care facility as defined in section two of the social services law and a range of health care and social services, which may include home health care, counselling, case management and information and referral. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Residential health care facility: means a residential health care facility as defined in subdivision three of section twenty-eight hundred one of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Residential health care facility: means a residential health care facility as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • Residential health care facility: means a nursing home or a facility providing health-related service. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2801
  • RIC: means a regulated investment company as defined in section eight hundred fifty-one of the internal revenue code. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-601
  • salary: shall mean the amount of compensation that is to be paid to a teacher for services rendered during the full ten months period that the public schools of the district are required by law to be in session during any school year. See
  • Securing order: means an order of a court committing a principal to the custody of the sheriff or fixing bail, where authorized, or releasing the principal on the principal's own recognizance or releasing the principal under non-monetary conditions. See N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law 500.10
  • Sending track: means any track from which simulcasts originate;

    d. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Service area: means the geographic area of service approved by the secretary of health and human services, or, in the absence of such approval, by the department. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4360
  • Service tier: shall mean a category of cable television services or other services provided by a cable television company and for which a rate or fee is charged by the cable television company, including, but not limited to, basic services, premium networks or services, recurring pay-per-view services and other categories of cable services for which there are additional charges. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212
  • sewer rents: when used in this chapter shall mean any rents or charges imposed pursuant to section 24-514 of the code or pursuant to the New York city municipal water finance authority act, which is set forth in title two-A of article five of the public authorities law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-301
  • sewer surcharges: when used in this chapter shall mean the charges imposed pursuant to section 24-523 of the code or pursuant to the New York city municipal water finance authority act, which is set forth in title two-A of article five of the public authorities law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-301
  • Significant programming change: shall mean the removal or alteration of recurring programming which materially changes the quality or level of programming on a network, provided however, such term shall not include deletions of programs mandated by the regulations of the federal communications commission, nor shall it include deletions of programs that are distributed by the cable television company in lieu of such programs deleted pursuant to such regulations of the federal communications commission. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212
  • Silver mine: means a mineral deposit in which the total sales value of the silver is more than fifty per centum of the value of all other minerals associated or occurring with the silver in the mine. See N.Y. Public Lands Law 80
  • Simulcast: means the telecast of live audio and visual signals of running, harness or quarter horse races for the purposes of pari-mutuel wagering;

    b. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Simulcast facility: means those facilities within the state that are authorized pursuant to the provisions of this article to display simulcasts for pari-mutuel wagering purposes;

    j. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Simulcast theater: means a simulcast facility that is also a public entertainment and wagering facility, which may include any or all of the following: a large-screen television projection and display unit, a display system for odds, pools, and payout prices, areas for viewing and seating, a food and beverage facility, and any other convenience currently provided at racetracks and not inconsistent with local zoning ordinances;

    l. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Social services: shall mean those services which may include, but not be limited to counseling, case management, and information and referral. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Social services: shall mean those services which may include, but are not limited to counseling, case management, and information and referral. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4651
  • Soil and water conservation district: means the same as such term as defined in section three of the soil and water conservation districts law. See
  • Special lien: means a lien upon fire insurance proceeds pursuant to this chapter and chapter seven hundred thirty-eight of the laws of nineteen hundred seventy-seven. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-2801
  • specialist assistant: means a person who is registered pursuant to section sixty-five hundred forty-eight of the education law as a specialist assistant for a particular medical speciality as defined by regulations promulgated by the commissioner pursuant to section thirty-seven hundred eleven of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3710
  • Sports event: shall mean any amateur or professional sport or athletic event, except a prohibited sports event. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • State: includes any state, district, commonwealth, territory, insular possession, and any other area subject to the legislative authority of the United States of America. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • state: when used in this chapter shall mean the state of New York. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-501
  • State agency: shall mean any office, department, board, commission,

    bureau, division, public corporation, agency or instrumentality of the state. See N.Y. Public Service Law 212

  • State council: means the New York state emergency medical services council established pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • State emergency medical advisory committee: means the state emergency medical advisory committee established by section three thousand two-a of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • State emergency medical services council: means the state emergency medical services council established by section three thousand two of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • State emergency medical services council: means the state emergency medical services council established under article thirty of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3073
  • State emergency medical services for children advisory committee: means the state emergency medical services for children advisory committee continued under this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3073
  • state hospital review and planning council: shall mean the public health and health planning council. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3602
  • state hospital review and planning council: shall mean the public health and health planning council. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4002
  • State lands: means all lands now or hereafter owned by the state of New York except lands in the forest preserve as defined by section sixty-three of the conservation law. See N.Y. Public Lands Law 80
  • State legislature: means the legislature of the state of New York, including any committee, subcommittee, joint committee, select committee, or commission thereof. See N.Y. Public Officers Law 86
  • State trauma advisory committee: means the state trauma advisory committee continued by this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • State trauma advisory committee: means the state trauma advisory committee continued under article thirty-B of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3073
  • State university health care facility: shall mean a hospital, as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of the public health law, operated by the state university, or a clinic, as defined in subdivision six of this section, of a state university health sciences center at Brooklyn, Buffalo, Stony Brook and Syracuse, or the College of Optometry. See
  • storage facility: means any person or facility, which procures, stores or arranges for the storage of (a) non-transplant organs, or (b) tissue for transplantation, therapy, education, research, or fertilization purposes, including autologous procedures. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4360
  • Store and forward technology: means the asynchronous, electronic transmission of a patient's health information in the form of patient-specific digital images and/or pre-recorded videos from a provider at an originating site to a telehealth provider at a distant site. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-CC
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • successor employer: means any person that owns or controls an awardee after any change in control. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Superintendent: shall mean the superintendent of financial services. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4601
  • Supported employment: means paid competitive work performed by individuals with severe disabilities who require intensive support services to obtain such employment and extended support to sustain such employment, and which is performed in an integrated setting which

    provides regular interactions with individuals who do not have disabilities, other than paid caregivers. See

  • Surety: means an obligor who is not a principal. See N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law 500.10
  • surgeon: means a physician or surgeon licensed or authorized to practice under the laws of any state. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Surrogate: means the person selected to make a health care decision on behalf of a patient pursuant to section twenty-nine hundred ninety-four-d of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Surrogate: means the person selected to make a decision regarding resuscitation on behalf of another person pursuant to section twenty-nine hundred sixty-five of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Surrogate list: means the list set forth in subdivision one of section twenty-nine hundred ninety-four-d of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
  • Surrogate list: means the list set forth in subdivision two of section twenty-nine hundred sixty-five of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Tanning facility: shall mean any establishment where one or more ultraviolet radiation device is used, offered, or made available for use by any human being, whether or not a fee is charged, directly or indirectly, but shall not include any facility where any such device is used by a qualified health care professional for treatment of medical conditions. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3550
  • Tax appeals tribunal: when used in this chapter shall mean the tax appeals tribunal established by section one hundred sixty-eight of the charter. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-501
  • tax lien: when used in this chapter shall mean the lien arising pursuant to the provisions of this chapter or pursuant to the New York city municipal water finance authority act, which is set forth in title two-A of article five of the public authorities law, as a result of the nonpayment of taxes, assessments, sewer rents, sewer surcharges, water rents, any other charges that are made a lien subject to the provisions of this chapter, the costs of any advertisements and notices given pursuant to this chapter, any other charges that are due and payable, a surcharge pursuant to section 11-332 of this chapter if the tax lien is sold, interest and penalties thereon and the right of the city to receive such amounts. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-301
  • tax lien certificate: when used in this chapter shall mean the instrument evidencing a tax lien and executed by the commissioner of finance or his

    or her designee at such time as such lien is transferred to a purchaser upon sale of such lien by the city. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-301

  • Taxpayer: means any corporation, association or other entity or individual subject to tax under this chapter;

    2. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-601

  • Teachers: shall mean all full-time members of the teaching and supervisory staff of each school district of the state, including, if employed in such district, the superintendent of schools, associate, district or other superintendents, members of the board of examiners, directors,

    inspectors,

    supervisors, principals, administrative assistants, first assistants, teachers, school psychologists, social workers in a city having a population of over one million, lecturers and special instructors, except employees holding the positions enumerated in subdivisions one and two of section thirty-one hundred six of this article. See

  • Telehealth provider: means :

    (a) a physician licensed pursuant to article one hundred thirty-one of the education law;

    (b) a physician assistant licensed pursuant to article one hundred thirty-one-B of the education law;

    (c) a dentist licensed pursuant to article one hundred thirty-three of the education law;

    (d) a nurse practitioner licensed pursuant to article one hundred thirty-nine of the education law;

    (e) a registered professional nurse licensed pursuant to article one hundred thirty-nine of the education law only when such nurse is receiving patient-specific health information or medical data at a distant site by means of remote patient monitoring;

    (f) a podiatrist licensed pursuant to article one hundred forty-one of the education law;

    (g) an optometrist licensed pursuant to article one hundred forty-three of the education law;

    (h) a psychologist licensed pursuant to article one hundred fifty-three of the education law;

    (i) a social worker licensed pursuant to article one hundred fifty-four of the education law;

    (j) a speech language pathologist or audiologist licensed pursuant to article one hundred fifty-nine of the education law;

    (k) a midwife licensed pursuant to article one hundred forty of the education law;

    (l) a physical therapist licensed pursuant to article one hundred thirty-six of the education law;

    (m) an occupational therapist licensed pursuant to article one hundred fifty-six of the education law;

    (n) a person who is certified as a diabetes educator by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators, or a successor national certification board, or provided by such a professional who is affiliated with a program certified by the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the Indian Health Services, or any other national accreditation organization approved by the federal centers for medicare and medicaid services;

    (o) a person who is certified as an asthma educator by the National Asthma Educator Certification Board, or a successor national certification board;

    (p) a person who is certified as a genetic counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling, or a successor national certification board;

    (q) a hospital as defined in article twenty-eight of this chapter, including residential health care facilities serving special needs populations;

    (r) a home care services agency as defined in article thirty-six of this chapter;

    (s) a hospice as defined in article forty of this chapter;

    (t) credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselors credentialed by the office of addiction services and supports or by a credentialing entity approved by such office pursuant to section 19. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-CC

  • Telemedicine: means the use of synchronous, two-way electronic audio visual communications to deliver clinical health care services, which shall include the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of a patient, while such patient is at the originating site and a telehealth provider is at a distant site. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2999-CC
  • Temporary employee: shall mean any employee who has been temporarily approved for employment pending a determination by the department. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2899
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • terminable permit: as used in this article shall mean and embrace every grant from a city, town or village of power, right or privilege to occupy or use any of the streets, roads, highways, avenues, parks or public places of such city, town or village for the construction and operation of a street surface railroad, until such time as the city, town or village shall exercise its right to purchase the property, plant and equipment of such street surface railroad in accordance with the provisions of sections one hundred and seventy-three-a to one hundred and seventy-three-h, both inclusive, of this article, or until it shall be otherwise terminated according to law. See N.Y. Railroad Law 173-A
  • Terminal condition: means an illness or injury from which there is no recovery, and which reasonably can be expected to cause death within one year. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2961
  • Terminally ill: means an individual has a medical prognosis that the individual's life expectancy is approximately one year or less if the illness runs its normal course. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4002
  • test: means any test that is given in New York at the expense of the test subject and designed for use and used in the process of selection for post-secondary or professional school admissions. See
  • Test agency: means any organization, association, corporation, partnership, or individual or person that develops, sponsors or administers a test. See
  • Test form: means the test booklet or instrument used for each part of each test. See
  • Test subject: means an individual to whom a test is administered. See
  • Test year: means the twelve-month period commencing September first during which the test agency administers a particular test. See
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • this state: means the state of New York;

    3. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-601

  • Tissue: means a human eye, skin, bone, bone marrow, heart valve, spermatozoon, ova, artery, vein, tendon, ligament, pituitary gland or a fluid other than blood or a blood derivative. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4360
  • Tissue bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law to solicit, retrieve, perform donor selection and/or testing, preserve, transport, allocate, distribute, acquire, process, store or arrange for the storage of human tissues for transplantation, transfer, therapy, artificial insemination or implantation, including autogeneic procedures. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Toxic substance: means any substance which is listed in the latest printed edition of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances or has yielded positive evidence of acute or chronic health hazards in human, animal or other biological testing. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4801
  • Track: means the grounds or enclosures within which horse races are conducted by any person, association or corporation lawfully authorized to conduct such races in accordance with the terms and conditions of this chapter or the laws of another jurisdiction;

    c. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • transitional employment period: means a 90 day period beginning upon the effective date of a change in control of an awardee. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000
  • Trauma care: means health care provided to patients at high risk of death or disability from multiple and severe injuries. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • Trauma center: means a facility capable of providing definitive trauma care. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • Trauma system: means an organized health care system to provide trauma care in, or en route to, from, or between general hospitals or other health care facilities. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3062
  • Treasury shares: means shares which have been issued, have been subsequently acquired, and are retained uncancelled by the corporation. See
  • True bill: Another word for indictment.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Ultraviolet radiation device: shall mean any equipment which is designed to emit electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength interval of two hundred to four hundred nanometers in air, and which is intended to induce tanning of the human skin through irradiation, including, but not limited to, a sunlamp, tanning booth, or tanning bed. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3550
  • Unincorporated business entire net income: when used in this chapter shall mean the excess of the unincorporated business gross income of an unincorporated business over its unincorporated business deductions. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-501
  • Unincorporated entity: when used in this chapter shall include an entity classified as a partnership for federal income tax purposes regardless of whether the entity is formed as a corporation, joint-stock company, joint-stock association, body corporate or body politic or whether the entity is organized under a federal or state statute, or under a statute of a federally recognized Indian tribe, or under a statute of a country other than the United States that describes or refers to the entity as incorporated. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-501
  • University centers: shall mean the university centers at Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo and Stony Brook. See
  • Used for human consumption: means intended by the manufacturer or distributor to be: (a) used for human consumption for its cannabinoid content; or (b) used in, on or by the human body for its cannabinoid content. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3398
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Utility: means an investor-owned gas or electrical corporation regulated by the commission whose gross revenues for the preceding calendar year exceeded three hundred fifty million dollars. See N.Y. Public Service Law 135-B
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Vocational rehabilitation services: means :

    a. See

  • Voluntary advanced life support first response service: means advanced life support first response service (i) operating not for pecuniary profit or financial gain, and (ii) no part of the assets or income of which is distributable to, or enures to the benefit of, its members, directors or officers except to the extent permitted under this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • Voluntary ambulance service: means an ambulance service (i) operating not for pecuniary profit or financial gain, and (ii) no part of the assets or income of which is distributable to, or enures to the benefit of, its members, directors or officers except to the extent permitted under this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3001
  • volunteer organization: means any organization, company or institution that has made its facility or facilities available to support the state's response and activities under the COVID-19 emergency declaration and in accordance with any applicable COVID-19 emergency rule. See N.Y. Public Health Law 3081
  • Whole body: means the intact corporeal remains of an individual after the time of death. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4300
  • Workplace: means any location away from the home, permanent or temporary, where any employee performs any work-related duty in the course of his employment. See N.Y. Public Health Law 4801
  • Workshop: means a place where any manufacture or handiwork is carried on and which is operated for the principle purpose of providing gainful employment to severely handicapped persons (a) as an interim step in the rehabilitation process for those who cannot be absorbed in the competitive labor market; or (b) during such time as employment opportunities for them in the competitive labor market do not exist. See
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Year of service: shall mean the number of years which a teacher has served in the school district in which he is employed including the year for which a determination for salary purposes is made. See
  • zone: means a geographic area designated by the commissioner pursuant to section 16-1001. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 16-1000