Sections
Article 1 General Provisions 1-100 – 1-106
Article 2 Party Organization 2-100 – 2-124
Article 3 Election Officials
Article 4 Proceedings Preliminary to Registration, Enrollment and Elections 4-100 – 4-138
Article 5 Registration and Enrollment of Voters
Article 6 Designation and Nomination of Candidates 6-100 – 6-168
Article 7 Election Ballot
Article 8 Conduct of Elections
Article 9 Canvass of Results
Article 10 Voting by Members of Armed Forces 10-102 – 10-126
Article 11 Special Presidential and Special Federal Voters and Special Ballots
Article 12 Presidential Electors and Federal Elected Officers
Article 13 Annual Political Calendar 13-104 – 13-114
Article 14 Campaign Receipts and Expenditures 14-100 – 14-132
Article 15 Village Elections 15-100 – 15-138
Article 16 Judicial Proceedings 16-100 – 16-120
Article 17 Violations of the Elective Franchise 17-100 – 17-170

Terms Used In New York Laws > Election

  • ABA: means the design, implementation, and evaluation of environmental modifications, using behavioral stimuli and consequences, to produce socially significant improvement in human behavior, including the use of direct observation, measurement, and functional analysis of the relationship between environment and behavior. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-627
  • Account owner: shall mean a person who enters into a tuition savings agreement pursuant to the provisions of this article, including a person who enters into such an agreement as a fiduciary or agent on behalf of a trust, estate, partnership, association, company or corporation. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a contributor, and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund together with regular interest thereon. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adopter: means any faculty member or academic department at institutions of higher learning responsible for considering and choosing textbooks and/or supplemental materials to be utilized in connection with the accredited courses taught at institutions of higher education. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.45
  • Adoption: means the delivery to any natural person eighteen years of age or older, for the limited purpose of harboring a pet, of any dog, seized or surrendered, or any cat. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Adoption: means the delivery to any natural person eighteen years of age or older, for the limited purpose of harboring a pet, of any dog or cat, seized or surrendered. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-373
  • 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.
  • Advisory board: means that body established pursuant to this section or a criminal justice coordinating council whose members include the chief administrative officer and a majority of the members set forth in subdivision two of this section. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1043
  • Advisory committee: shall mean the Central Pine Barrens advisory committee to the commission established pursuant to subdivision nine of section 57-0119 of this title. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • Advisory council: shall mean the state heritage areas advisory council established under article thirty-three of this title. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 31.01
  • AEM: means agricultural environmental management. See N.Y. Tax Law 1204
  • Agricultural and farmland protection: means the preservation, conservation, management or improvement of lands which are part of viable farming operations, for the purpose of encouraging such lands to remain in agricultural production. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-360
  • Agricultural assessment value: means the value per acre assigned to land for assessment purposes determined pursuant to the capitalized value of production procedure prescribed by section three hundred four-a of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-340
  • Agricultural data statement: means an identification of farm operations within an agricultural district located within five hundred feet of the boundary of property upon which an action requiring municipal review and approval by the planning board, zoning board of appeals, town board, or village board of trustees pursuant to article sixteen of the town law or article seven of the village law is proposed, as provided in section three hundred five-b of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-340
  • Agricultural tourism: means activities, including the production of maple sap and pure maple products made therefrom, conducted by a farmer on-farm for the enjoyment and/or education of the public, which primarily promote the sale, marketing, production, harvesting or use of the products of the farm and enhance the public's understanding and awareness of farming and farm life. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-340
  • Analysis: is a study of real estate or real property other than estimating value. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 727
  • Animal: means cattle, swine, sheep, goats, horses and other large domesticated mammals. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Animal: means any animal, domestic or feral, or any domesticated bird. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1837-C
  • Animal: as used in this article , includes every living creature except a human being;

    2. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-373

  • Animal: means a dog or a cat. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-436
  • Annuity: shall mean the annual payments for life derived from contributions made by contributor as provided in this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Annuity reserve: shall mean the present value of all payments to be made on account of any annuity, or benefit in lieu of any annuity, computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the retirement board with regular interest. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Applicant: means a district attorney, an assistant district attorney, and when empowered by law to conduct an investigation of or to prosecute or participate in the prosecution of a designated crime, the attorney general, an assistant attorney general, the deputy attorney general in charge of the statewide organized crime task force, or an assistant deputy attorney general of such task force. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-701
  • Appraisal report: means any written communication of an appraisal. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 727
  • Appropriate board of elections: means the board of elections in whose jurisdiction the military voter resides as a qualified voter. See N.Y. Multiple Dwelling Law 244
  • Appropriate institution: means : (a) a hospital operated by the office of mental health or a developmental center operated by the office for people with developmental disabilities; or (b) a hospital licensed by the department of health which operates a psychiatric unit licensed by the office of mental health, as determined by the commissioner provided, however, that any such hospital that is not operated by the state shall qualify as an "appropriate institution" only pursuant to the terms of an agreement between the commissioner and the hospital. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-740
  • Approved plan: means a plan submitted by the county executive upon approval by the advisory board or council and by the local legislative body, which has been determined by the office to meet the requirements set forth in paragraph a of this subdivision. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1043
  • approved program: means a program for the education of physician assistants which has been formerly approved by the department. See N.Y. Penal Law 480.25
  • approved program: means a program for the education of specialist assistants which has been approved by the department. See N.Y. Penal Law 490.01
  • athletic trainer: means any person who is duly certified in accordance with this article to perform athletic training under the supervision of a physician and limits his or her practice to secondary schools, institutions of postsecondary education, professional athletic organizations, or a person who, under the supervision of a physician, carries out comparable functions on orthopedic athletic injuries, excluding spinal cord injuries, in a health care organization. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-336
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • 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.
  • auction: means a public sale of cattle, swine or horses to the highest bidder. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • auctioneer: means a person who sells, or makes a business of selling cattle, swine or horses, at auction. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • Authorized agency: shall mean an authorized agency as defined in the social services law and, for the purpose of this article, shall include such corporations incorporated or organized under the laws of this state as may be specifically authorized by their certificates of incorporation to receive children for purposes of adoption. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-943
  • Autographed: means bearing the actual signature of a sports personality, signed by such individual's own hand. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-715
  • baby chicks: as used in this article , means any domestic fowl under the age of six weeks. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-320
  • balance sheet liability contribution: when used in relation to the New York city employees' retirement system, shall mean a payment of contribution which is required by the provisions of item (iv) of subparagraph (a) of paragraph one of subdivision b of section 13-127 of the administrative code of the city of New York to be made to such retirement system with respect to any fiscal year of the city preceding July first, nineteen hundred ninety. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • banking law: refer to laws of the state;

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

  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person in receipt of a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided by this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Benefit corporation: means a business corporation incorporated under this article and whose status as a benefit corporation has not been terminated as provided in this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-689
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Biological agent: means any micro-organism, virus, infectious substance, or biological product that may be engineered as a result of biotechnology, or any naturally occurring or bioengineered component of

    any such micro-organism, virus, infectious substance, or biological product, capable of causing:

    (a) death, disease, or other biological malfunction in a human, an animal, a plant, or another living organism;

    (b) deterioration of food, water, equipment, supplies, or material of any kind; or

    (c) deleterious alteration of the environment. See N.Y. Penal Law 490.05

  • Biological weapon: means any biological agent, toxin, vector, or delivery system or combination thereof. See N.Y. Penal Law 490.05
  • board: means "board of directors". See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-728
  • Board: means the state board of real estate appraisal established pursuant to the provisions of section one hundred sixty-c of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 727
  • Board: means the state board of parole. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1021-S
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of the city university of New York. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • Borrower: shall mean a student attending a covered institution in this state, or a parent or person in parental relation to such student, who also obtains an educational loan from a lending institution to pay for or finance higher education expenses. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.21
  • Brand: means each commercial feed identified by and differing from others either in name, trademark, descriptive designation or other method or marking, composition or guaranteed analysis. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Brand name: means any word, name, symbol or device, or any combination thereof, identifying the commercial feed of a distributor or registrant and distinguishing it from that of others. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Bystander: shall mean a person who observes a crime, impending crime, conflict, potentially violent or violent behavior, or conduct that is in violation of rules or policies of an institution. See N.Y. Penal Law 415.00
  • camelid: means the entire family of camelidae. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • candidate: means an individual who seeks nomination for election, or election, to any public office or party position to be voted for at a primary, general or special or New York city community school district election or election for trustee of the Long Island Power Authority, whether or not the public office or party position has been specifically identified at such time and whether or not such individual is nominated or elected, and, for purposes of this subdivision, an individual shall be deemed to seek nomination for election, or election, to an office or position, if he has (1) taken the action necessary to qualify himself for nomination for election, or election, or (2) received contributions or made expenditures, given his consent for any other person to receive contributions or make expenditures, with a view to bringing about his nomination for election, or election, to any office or position at any time whether in the year in which such contributions or expenditures are made or at any other time; and

    8. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55

  • candidate: shall be deemed to apply to any person seeking a nomination, designation, or election to a public office or party office. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 257
  • Capital offense: A crime punishable by death.
  • Captive REIT: means a REIT (a) that is not regularly traded on an established securities market, and (b) more than fifty percent of the voting stock of which is owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by a single corporation that is not exempt from federal income tax and is not a REIT. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-601
  • Captive RIC: means a RIC (a) that is not regularly traded on an established securities market, and (b) more than fifty percent of the voting stock of which is owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by a single corporation that is not exempt from federal income tax and is not a RIC. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 11-601
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • cattle: means the entire family of bovidae. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Central Pine Barrens area: shall mean the contiguous area as described and bounded as follows:

    Beginning at a point where the southerly side of Route 25A intersects the easterly side of Miller Place Road; thence southward along the easterly boundary of Miller Place Road to Helme Avenue; thence southward along the easterly boundary of Helme Avenue to Miller Place-Middle Island Road; thence southward along the easterly boundary of Miller Place-Middle Island Road to Whiskey Road; thence westward along the southerly boundary of Whiskey Road to Mount Sinai-Coram Road; thence southward along the easterly boundary of Mount Sinai-Coram Road to Middle Country Road (Route 25); thence westward along the southerly boundary of Route 25 to Patchogue-Mount Sinai Road (County Route 83); thence southward along the easterly boundary of County Route 83 to Bicycle Path Drive; thence southeastward along the easterly side of Bicycle Path Drive to Mt. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734

  • Certified business: shall mean a business verified as a minority or women-owned business enterprise pursuant to section three hundred fourteen of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-AA
  • Chairman: means the chairman of the dormitory authority. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • chancellor: shall mean the chancellor of the city district. See N.Y. Penal Law 178.25
  • 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.
  • Chemical weapon: means the following, together or separately:

    (a) a toxic chemical or its precursors;

    (b) a munition or device specifically designed to cause death or other harm through the toxic properties of a toxic chemical or its precursors, which would be released as a result of the employment of such munition or device;

    (c) any equipment specifically designed for use directly in connection with the employment of munitions or devices; or

    (d) any device that is designed to release radiation or radioactivity at a level dangerous to human life. See N.Y. Penal Law 490.05

  • child care product: means all pacifiers and unfilled beverage containers to be used by children under three years old for the consumption of liquids including pacifiers, baby bottles, baby bottle liners and cups, cup lids, straws and sippy cups. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-509
  • Child care product: means a consumer product intended for use by children under three years of age, such as baby products, toys, car seats, nursing pillows, crib mattresses, and strollers. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-515
  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • city board: shall mean the board of education of the city district. See N.Y. Penal Law 178.25
  • city district: shall mean the city school district of the city of New York. See N.Y. Penal Law 178.25
  • city university: shall mean the city university of New York, including each senior college and each community college. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • clearly identified candidate: means that:

    (a) the name of the candidate involved appears;

    (b) a photograph or drawing of the candidate appears; or

    (c) the identity of the candidate is apparent by unambiguous reference. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55

  • Clerk: means the clerk of any county, town, city or village where licenses are validated or issued pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Clinical: shall mean activities directly relating to the treatment or diagnosis of human ailments. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-617
  • coastal rehabilitation project: shall mean those projects which serve a public purpose for beach nourishment necessary to maintain the natural functions of beach areas, maintenance of the natural passage of sand along coastal areas, emergency breach closures and similar activities undertaken by the state, a municipality, or a not-for-profit corporation which demonstrates to the commissioner's satisfaction that it is financially and otherwise capable of operating and maintaining the project, for the restoration and rehabilitation of coastal areas diminished, damaged or destroyed by natural forces. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-694
  • Code of conduct: shall mean the written policies adopted by an institution governing student behavior, rights, and responsibilities while such student is matriculated in the institution. See N.Y. Penal Law 415.00
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Collectible: means an autographed sports item including, but not limited to, a photograph, book, ticket, plaque, sports program, trading card, item of sports equipment or clothing, or other sports memorabilia sold or offered for sale in or from this state by a dealer to a consumer for twenty-five dollars or more. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-715
  • 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 N.Y. Penal Law 60.02
  • Commercial feed: means all materials except unmixed whole seeds or physically altered entire unmixed seeds, when not adulterated within the meaning of subdivision one of section one hundred thirty-two of this article, which are distributed for use as feed or for mixing in feed, and includes pet food and specialty pet food. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Commercial purposes: means use of lands, including structures thereon for any purpose from which a profit may be derived, other than a lease or rental of residential property for single, private family residential purposes. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 35.09
  • commercial space: means any space in a building, structure, or portion thereof which is used or occupied or is intended, arranged or designed to be used or occupied for the manufacture, sale, resale, processing, reprocessing, displaying, storing, handling, garaging or distribution of personal property; and any space which is used or occupied, or is intended, arranged or designed to be used or occupied as a separate business or professional unit or office in any building, structure or portion thereof. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Commission: shall mean the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission established pursuant to section 57-0119 of this title. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • Commission: means the Lake George park commission. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 35.09
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of the department of economic development. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-AA
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and markets. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Commissioner: means the state commissioner of agriculture and markets. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and markets. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of environmental conservation except that within and for the purposes of title eleven of this article, the commissioner of parks and recreation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-536
  • Commissioner: means the state commissioner of mental health or the state commissioner of mental retardation and developmental disabilities. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-740
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of environmental conservation except that within and for the purposes of title nine of this article, the term shall mean the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of education of the State of New York. See N.Y. Penal Law 55.10
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and markets. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-310
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the department of corrections and community supervision. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1021-S
  • Commissioner of finance: means the commissioner of finance of the city;

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

  • Commissioners: shall mean the state commissioner of environmental conservation and the state commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-522.1
  • committee: means the state committee for pathologists' assistants created by this article. See N.Y. Family Court Law 580-607
  • common operational control: means that (i) the same individual or individuals exercise actual and strategic control over the day-to-day affairs of both the political action committee and the independent expenditure committee, or (ii) employees of the political action committee and the independent expenditure committee engage in communications related to the strategic operations of either committee. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55
  • communication: includes conversation and discussion. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-687
  • community board: shall mean the board of education of a community district. See N.Y. Penal Law 178.25
  • community college: shall mean an institution of higher education in the city of New York, which is governed and administered as such, by the board of trustees on July first, nineteen hundred seventy-nine, whose primary purpose is providing certificate and associate degree post secondary programs in general and technical educational subjects, and is receiving financial assistance from the state as a community college. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • community council: shall mean the community district education council of a community district established pursuant to section twenty-five hundred ninety-c of this article. See N.Y. Penal Law 178.25
  • community district: shall mean a community school district created or to be created within the city district under the provisions of this article. See N.Y. Penal Law 178.25
  • Community garden: shall mean public or private lands upon which citizens of the state have the opportunity to garden on lands which they do not individually own. See N.Y. Penal Law 400.01
  • 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
  • community superintendent: shall mean the superintendent of schools of a community district. See N.Y. Penal Law 178.25
  • Community supervision: means the supervision of individuals released into the community on temporary release, presumptive release, parole, conditional release, post release supervision or medical parole. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1021-S
  • Compatible growth area: shall mean the compatible growth area which comprises that area within the central pine barrens, but outside the core preservation area as defined. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • Complete application: shall mean an application for a permit which is in an approved form and is determined by the department to be complete for the purpose of commencing review of the application but which may need to be supplemented during the course of review as to matters contained in the application in order to enable the department to make the findings and determinations required by law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 208
  • Comptroller: shall mean the comptroller of the state of New York. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Conservation easement: means an easement, covenant, restriction or other interest in real property, created under and subject to the provisions of this title which limits or restricts development, management or use of such real property for the purpose of preserving or maintaining the scenic, open, historic, archaeological, architectural, or natural condition, character, significance or amenities of the real property in a manner consistent with the public policy and purpose set forth in section 49-0301 of this title, provided that no such easement shall be acquired or held by the state which is subject to the provisions of article fourteen of the constitution. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-532
  • Consolidated corporation: means the new corporation into which two or more constituent corporations are consolidated. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-493
  • Consolidation: means a procedure of the character described in subparagraph (a) (2). See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-493
  • Constituent corporation: means an existing corporation that is participating in the merger or consolidation with one or more other corporations. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-493
  • Constituent entity: means a domestic or foreign corporation or other business entity, that is participating in the merger or consolidation with one or more domestic or foreign corporations. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-493
  • constituted committee: means a state committee, a county committee or a duly constituted subcommittee of a county committee;

    4. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55

  • Consumer: means any natural person who purchases an autographed sports collectible from a dealer for personal, family or household purposes. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-715
  • Consumer: means any person other than a milk dealer who purchases milk for fluid consumption. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-218
  • Consumer: means any individual purchasing an animal from a pet dealer. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-436
  • Consumer: means a person located in the state who owns or uses covered electronic equipment, including but not limited to an individual, a business, corporation, limited partnership, not-for-profit corporation, the state, a public corporation, public school, school district, private or parochial school or board of cooperative educational services or governmental entity, but does not include an entity involved in a wholesale transaction between a distributor and retailer. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414
  • Contemplation of death: The expectation of death that provides the primary motive to make a gift.
  • contents: when used with respect to a communication, includes any information concerning the identity of the parties to such communications, and the existence, substance, purport, or meaning of that communication. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-687
  • Contracting agency: shall mean a state agency which is a party or a proposed party to a state contract or, in the case of a state contract described in paragraph (c) of subdivision thirteen of this section, shall mean the New York state housing finance agency, housing trust fund corporation or affordable housing corporation, whichever has made or proposes to make the grant or loan for the state assisted housing project. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-AA
  • Contractor: shall mean an individual, a business enterprise, including a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a corporation, a not-for-profit corporation, or any other party to a state contract, or a bidder in conjunction with the award of a state contract or a proposed party to a state contract. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-AA
  • contribution: means :

    (1) any gift, subscription, outstanding loan (to the extent provided for in section 14-114 of this chapter), advance, or deposit of money or any thing of value, made in connection with the nomination for election,

    or election, of any candidate, or made to promote the success or defeat of a political party or principle, or of any ballot proposal,

    (2) any funds received by a political committee from another political committee to the extent such funds do not constitute a transfer,

    (3) any payment, by any person other than a candidate or a political committee authorized by the candidate, made in connection with the nomination for election or election of any candidate, including any payment or expenditure where coordination has occurred as defined in section 14-107 of this article, or any payment made to promote the success or defeat of a political party or principle, or of any ballot proposal including but not limited to compensation for the personal services of any individual which are rendered in connection with a candidate's election or nomination without charge; provided however, that none of the foregoing shall be deemed a contribution if it is made, taken or performed by a candidate or his spouse or by a person or a political committee independent of the candidate or his agents or authorized political committees. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55

  • contributions for twenty-year amortization of nineteen hundred ninety senior college consolidated UAL and senior college remainder of BSL: shall mean all of the installments of contribution and contributions referred to in subdivisions 8-i to 8-n, inclusive, of this section which are required to be paid by the city and the state during the applicable twenty-year amortization period pursuant to section sixty-two hundred thirty-one of this article and the applicable provisions of subdivision bb of section 13-638. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • Contributor: shall mean any member of the retirement system who has an account in the annuity savings fund as provided by this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Conversion: means an outward or affirmative act changing the use of agricultural land and shall not mean the nonuse or idling of such land. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-340
  • Core preservation area: shall mean the core preservation area of the Central Pine Barrens area which comprise the largest intact areas of undeveloped pine barrens as described and bounded as follows:

    Beginning at a point where the northwestern corner of the New York State Rocky Point Natural Resource Management Area (the "NYS Rocky Point Land") intersects the southerly side of NYS Route 25A; thence generally southward and eastward along the generally westerly and southerly boundaries of the NYS Rocky Point Land (including the Currans Road Pond State Wildlife Management Area, all adjacent or contiguous undeveloped Town of Brookhaven parks, preserves, open space areas, or reserved areas, and the crossings of the undeveloped Suffolk County property known as the Port Jefferson - Westhampton road right of way, Whiskey Road, County Route 21, and Currans Road), and including those properties identified as District 200, Section 346, Block 1, Lots 3 and 4, to the point where the NYS Rocky Point Land meets the northerly side of NYS Route 25 (Middle Country Road); thence eastward along the northerly boundary of NYS Route 25 to the southeastern corner of that property west of Woodlots Road which is identified as District 200, Section 349, Block 2, Lot 1. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734

  • 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 N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-728
  • Corporation: shall mean the New York state higher education services corporation. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Cost: means the capital cost of a municipal landfill closure project or a municipal landfill gas management project, including engineering and architectural services, plans and specifications, consultant and legal services, and other direct capital expenses incident to such project, less any federal or other assistance for such project received or to be received. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-673.2
  • Cost: means the capital cost of a municipal recycling project including engineering and architectural services, surveys, plans and specifications; consultant and legal services; lands acquired pursuant to the conditions set forth in section 54-0709 of this title, and other direct capital expenses incident to such a project, less any federal assistance or other assistance received or to be received. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-682
  • Cost: means the cost of an approved project, which shall include engineering and architectural services, plans and specifications, consultant and legal services, and other direct expenses incident to such project less any federal assistance received or to be received and any other assistance from responsible parties or otherwise. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601
  • Cost: means the cost of an approved project, which shall include engineering and architectural services, plans and specifications, consultant and legal services, and other direct expenses incident to such project less any federal assistance received or to be received and any other assistance from other parties. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • Cost: means the cost of an approved project, which shall include appraisal, surveying, engineering and architectural services, plans and specifications, consultant and legal services, construction and other direct expenses incident to such project less any federal or state funds, other than those provided pursuant to this article, for such project received or to be received. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • Council: shall mean the Long Island Pine Barrens maritime reserve council created by section 57-0111 of this title. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • county: shall mean any county in this state, except a county wholly within a city. See N.Y. Tax Law 1215
  • County executive: means a county administrator, county manager, county director or county president and in cities with a population of one million or more, the mayor. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1043
  • Covered electronic equipment: means : a computer; computer peripheral; small electronic equipment; small-scale server; cathode ray tube; or television, as defined in this section. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414
  • Covered institution employee: shall mean any employee, agent, contractor, director, officer or trustee of a covered institution. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.21
  • credit: when used in this article means the right conferred upon a person by a creditor to incur debt and defer its payment, whether or not any interest or finance charge is made for the exercise of this right. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • credit reporting bureau: when used in this article, means any person doing business in this state who regularly makes credit reports, as such term is defined by subdivision e of section three hundred seventy-one of the general business law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • creditor: when used in this article, means any person or financial institution which does business in this state and which extends credit or arranges for the extension of credit by others. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • creosote: means a substance obtained from the high temperature treatment of coal and coal tar and that is used primarily as a wood preservative. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-409.2
  • cruelty: includes every act, omission, or neglect, whereby unjustifiable physical pain, suffering or death is caused or permitted. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-373
  • curd: as used in this article applies to the substance otherwise known as "pot cheese" or "cottage cheese. See N.Y. Penal Law 470.00
  • Custom slaughtered meat: means meat from animals which have been slaughtered by a custom slaughterer for the owner exclusively for use, in the household of such owner, by him and members of his household and his non-paying guests and employees. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Custom slaughterer: means a person, firm, corporation or association who or which operates a place or establishment where animals are delivered by the owner thereof for slaughter exclusively for use, in the household of such owner, by him and members of his household and his non-paying guests and employees, provided, that such custom slaughterer does not engage in the business of buying or selling any carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat or meat products of any animal. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Customer-formula feed: means commercial feed which consists of a mixture of commercial feeds and/or feed ingredients, each batch of which is manufactured according to the specific instructions of the final purchaser, including feed mixed from components supplied by the purchaser. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Dangerous dog: means any dog which (i) without justification attacks a person, companion animal as defined in subdivision five of section three hundred fifty of this chapter, farm animal as defined in subdivision four of section three hundred fifty of this chapter or domestic animal as defined in subdivision seven of this section and causes physical injury or death, or (ii) behaves in a manner which a reasonable person would believe poses a serious and unjustified imminent threat of serious physical injury or death to one or more persons, companion animals, farm animals or domestic animals or (iii) without justification attacks a service dog, guide dog or hearing dog and causes physical injury or death. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • dealer: includes an auctioneer who sells such collectibles at public auction, and includes persons who are consignors or principals of auctioneers. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-715
  • Decharacterization: means the uniform application of sufficient quantities of dye, charcoal, malodorous fish oil, acid, or any other agent approved by the commissioner upon and into the freely slashed flesh of meat or meat product not being rendered so as to unequivocally preclude its use for human food. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1837-C
  • deer: means any member of the family of cervidae. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • Defendant: means a person who has been charged by an accusatory instrument with the commission of an offense. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-709
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Delivery system: means :

    (a) any apparatus, equipment, device, or means of delivery specifically designed to deliver or disseminate a biological agent, toxin, or vector; or

    (b) any vector. See N.Y. Penal Law 490.05

  • Department: means the department of agriculture and markets. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Department: means the department of agriculture and markets. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Department: means the department of environmental conservation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601
  • Department: means the department of environmental conservation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • Department: shall mean the department of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 727
  • Department: means the department of corrections and community supervision. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1021-S
  • Department of finance: means the department of finance of the city;

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

  • Description: means any representation in writing, including but not limited to a representation contained in an advertisement, invoice, catalog, flyer, sign, brochure, or other commercial or promotional material. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-715
  • Design professional: means an individual licensed and registered pursuant to title eight of the education law to practice professional engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, geology or land surveying. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-609
  • Design professional service corporation: means a corporation organized under this article practicing professional engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, geology, or land surveying, or practicing any combination of such professions. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-609
  • Designated beneficiary: shall mean , with respect to an account or accounts, the individual designated as the individual whose higher education expenses are expected to be paid from the account or accounts. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Detection dog: means any dog that is trained and is actually used for such purposes or is undergoing training to be used for the purpose of detecting controlled substances, explosives, ignitable liquids, firearms, cadavers, or school or correctional facility contraband. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Development: shall mean the performance of any building activity or mining operation, the making of any material change in the use or intensity of use of any structure or land and the creation or termination of rights of access or riparian rights. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Direct marketing: means the sale of farm and food products directly from producers to consumers and food buyers. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-328
  • direction and supervision: means continuous direction and supervision, but shall not be construed as necessarily requiring the physical presence of the supervising physician at the time and place where such services are performed. See N.Y. Family Court Law 580-607
  • Director: means (a) the director of a state hospital operated by the office of mental health or the director of a developmental center operated by the office of mental retardation and developmental disabilities, or (b) the director of a hospital operated by any local government of the state that has been certified by the commissioner as having adequate facilities to examine a defendant to determine if he is an incapacitated person, or (c) the director of community mental health services. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-740
  • Director: means the director of the division of milk control. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-218
  • director: shall mean the director of the office of probation and correctional alternatives, "office" shall mean the office of probation and correctional alternatives, "commissioner" shall mean the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services and "division" shall mean the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1021-C
  • Director: shall mean the director of the division of minority and women's business development in the department of economic development. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-AA
  • disability: means (a) a physical, mental or medical impairment resulting from anatomical, physiological, genetic or neurological conditions which prevents the exercise of a normal bodily function or is demonstrable by medically accepted clinical or laboratory diagnostic techniques or (b) a record of such an impairment or (c) a condition regarded by others as such an impairment, provided, however, that in all provisions of this article dealing with employment, the term shall be limited to disabilities which, upon the provision of reasonable accommodations, do not prevent the complainant from performing in a reasonable manner the activities involved in the job or occupation sought or held. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Disposal plant: means the premises or place where bodies, carcasses or portions thereof of dead, dying, diseased, disabled or condemned animals or inedible meat are received and held for the purpose of burning, processing or rendering or otherwise obtaining the hides, skins, grease or meat therefrom in any manner whatsoever. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1837-C
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, exchange, or barter commercial feed; or to supply, furnish, or otherwise provide commercial feed to a contract feeder. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Distributor: means any person who distributes. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • district: means the entire state or any part thereof, as the case may be;

    7. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55

  • district superintendent: shall mean the chief administrative officer of a supervisory district as defined in article forty-five of this chapter. See N.Y. Penal Law 160.10
  • Division: means the division of milk control created by this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-218
  • division: means the state division of human rights created by this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Dog: means any member of the species canis familiaris. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Dog control officer: means any individual appointed by a municipality to assist in the enforcement of this article or any authorized officer, agent or employee of an incorporated humane society or similar incorporated dog protective association under contract with a municipality to assist in the enforcement of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Domestic animal: means any domesticated sheep, horse, cattle, fallow deer, red deer, sika deer, whitetail deer which is raised under license from the department of environmental conservation, llama, goat, swine, fowl, duck, goose, swan, turkey, confined domestic hare or rabbit, pheasant or other bird which is raised in confinement under license from the state department of environmental conservation before release from captivity, except that the varieties of fowl commonly used for cock fights shall not be considered domestic animals for the purposes of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • 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 violence victim: when used in this article, means an individual who is a victim of an act which would constitute a family offense pursuant to subdivision one of section eight hundred twelve of the family court act. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Drug: means any article intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease in animals other than man and articles other than feed intended to affect the structure or any function of the animal body. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • drug: means any drug, as defined in subdivision seven of section sixty-eight hundred two of the education law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-434
  • ear tag: means a unique, tamper-resistant device which, when affixed to the ears of cattle, deer, swine or camelid, identifies and distinguishes such animals. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • Eavesdropping: means "wiretapping" "mechanical overhearing of conversation" or the "intercepting or accessing of an electronic communication" as those terms are defined in section 250. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-687
  • Eavesdropping: means "wiretapping" "mechanical overhearing of a conversation" or "intercepting or accessing of an electronic communication" as those terms are defined in section 250. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-709
  • Eavesdropping warrant: means an order of a justice authorizing or approving eavesdropping. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-687
  • educational facilities: shall mean land and the improvements thereon for use in connection with any educational activity to be undertaken or provided by the city board or any community council or any facility attendant thereto or any facility necessary, useful or desirable in connection with such activity. See N.Y. Penal Law 178.25
  • Educational loan: shall mean any loan that is made, insured, or guaranteed under Part B of Title IV of the Federal Higher Education Act of nineteen hundred sixty-five, as amended, any high risk loan or any private loan issued by a lending institution for the purposes of paying for or financing higher education expenses. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.21
  • election: means all general, special and primary elections, but shall not include elections provided for pursuant to the education law, special district elections, fire district elections or library district elections. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55
  • election: as used in this article shall be deemed to apply to and include all general, special and primary elections, unofficial primaries and all local elections relating to candidates, ballot proposals, proceedings for the nominations of candidates by petition, and all elections held pursuant to Article 52A of the education law. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 257
  • election officer: shall mean any person who, pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, performs any duty or function in the electoral process. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 257
  • 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
  • Electronic waste: means covered electronic equipment that has been discarded or is no longer wanted by its owner, or for any other reason enters the waste collection, recovery, treatment, processing, or recycling system. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414
  • Electronic waste collection site: means a facility at a fixed or temporary site at which electronic waste is accepted from consumers and temporarily stored for more than five days in a calendar year before

    such waste is transported to an electronic waste consolidation facility or electronic waste recycling facility. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414

  • Electronic waste consolidation facility: means a facility that receives and stores electronic waste for the purpose of organizing, categorizing or consolidating items of electronic waste before such waste is transported to an electronic waste recycling facility. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414
  • Electronic waste recycling facility: means a facility at which electronic waste is recycled. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414
  • Eligible alcohol and substance abuse programs: means eligible programs which serve to assist the courts, public officers and others in identifying and avoiding inappropriate incarceration by providing services to offenders who have or have had a history of alcohol or substance abuse and who, having been charged with or convicted of a felony are also at risk of incarceration as a pre-trial detainee, a determinate sentenced offender, an indeterminate sentenced offender, a probation violator, or a parole violator. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1043
  • Eligible educational institution: shall mean any institution of higher education defined as an eligible educational institution in section 529(e)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Eligible programs: means existing programs, enhancement of existing programs or initiation of new programs or, if submitting an approved amendment pursuant to section two hundred sixty-six of this article, eligible alcohol and substance abuse programs as defined in paragraph c of this subdivision which serve to assist the court, public officers or others in identifying and avoiding the inappropriate use of incarceration. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1043
  • Eligible youth: means a youth who is eligible to be found a youthful offender. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-722
  • 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: shall mean a natural or an accidental human-made event which presents an immediate threat to life, health, property, or natural resources. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 208
  • Employer: shall mean the state of New York, the city, the village, school district board or trustee, or other agency of and within the state by which a teacher is paid. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • employer: shall include all employers within the state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • employment agency: includes any person undertaking to procure employees or opportunities to work. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • entire board: means the total number of directors which the corporation would have if there were no vacancies. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-468
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Environmental notice bulletin: shall mean the publication of the department published pursuant to section 3-0306 of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 208
  • Environmental restoration project: means a project to investigate or to remediate contamination pursuant to title five of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • Environmentally sensitive lands project: means a state project to preserve aquifer recharge areas, areas of exceptional scenic beauty or exceptional forest character, open space, pine barrens, public access, trailways, unique character, wetlands, and wildlife habitat, as defined below:

    (a) "Aquifer recharge area" means the location at which water can enter an aquifer directly or indirectly. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601

  • Equity security: means any stock, bond, or other obligation of a target company, the holder of which has the right to vote for the election of members of the board of directors, or those exercising a similar function if the target company is not a corporation, of such target company. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-675
  • 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.
  • Examination report: means a report made by a psychiatric examiner wherein he sets forth his opinion as to whether the defendant is or is not an incapacitated person, the nature and extent of his examination and, if he finds that the defendant is an incapacitated person, his diagnosis and prognosis and a detailed statement of the reasons for his opinion by making particular reference to those aspects of the proceedings wherein the defendant lacks capacity to understand or to assist in his own defense. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-740
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Facility: means any structure or site improvement including paths, trails, roads, bridges, ramps and buildings. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • Facility: means all buildings, equipment, structures, and other stationary items located on a single site or adjacent sites and owned or operated by the same person (or by any person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, such person). See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-504.1
  • familial status: when used in this article, means:

    (a) any person who is pregnant or has a child or is in the process of securing legal custody of any individual who has not attained the age of eighteen years, or

    (b) one or more individuals (who have not attained the age of eighteen years) being domiciled with:

    (1) a parent or another person having legal custody of such individual or individuals, or

    (2) the designee of such parent. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M

  • family tuition account: shall mean an individual savings account established in accordance with the provisions of this article. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Farm and food product: means any agricultural, horticultural, forest, or other product of the soil or water that has been grown, harvested, or produced wholly within the state of New York. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-328
  • Farm animal: as used in this article , means any ungulate, poultry, species of cattle, sheep, swine, goats, llamas, horses or fur-bearing animals, as defined in section 11-1907 of the environmental conservation law, which are raised for commercial or subsistence purposes. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-373
  • Farm dressed meat: means meat from animals slaughtered by a bona fide farmer who, as an incident of such farm operation, slaughters his own domestic animals on his own premises exclusively for use, in his household, by him and members of his household and his non-paying guests and employees. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Farm operation: means the land and on-farm buildings, equipment, manure processing and handling facilities, and practices which contribute to the production, preparation and marketing of crops, livestock and livestock products as a commercial enterprise, including a "commercial horse boarding operation" as defined in subdivision thirteen of this section, a "timber operation" as defined in subdivision fourteen of this section, "compost, mulch or other biomass crops" as defined in subdivision seventeen of this section and "commercial equine operation" as defined in subdivision eighteen of this section. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-340
  • Farm woodland: means land used for the production of woodland products intended for sale, including but not limited to logs, lumber, posts and firewood. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-340
  • Federal assistance: shall mean funds available, other than by loan, from the federal government, either directly or through allocation by the state for construction or program purposes pursuant to any federal law or program. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601
  • Federal assistance: means funds available, other than by loan, from the federal government, either directly or through allocation by the state for construction or program purposes pursuant to any federal law or program. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • Federal assistance: means funds available, other than by loan, from the federal government, either directly or through allocation by the state for construction or program purposes pursuant to any federal law or program. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • Federal inspection: means the meat inspection maintained by the United States department of agriculture. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Federal inspection: means the poultry and poultry products inspection maintained by the United States department of agriculture. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2406
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Feed: means all edible materials which are consumed by animals and contribute energy or nutrients to the animal's diet. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Feed ingredient: means each of the constitutent materials making up a commercial feed. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Film plastic: means uncontaminated non-rigid film plastic packaging products composed of plastic resins, which include, but are not limited to, newspaper bags, dry cleaning bags and shrink-wrap. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-427
  • Final average salary: shall mean the average annual compensation earnable as a teacher during the five years of service immediately preceding his date of retirement, or it shall mean the average annual compensation earnable as a teacher during any five consecutive years of state service, said five years to be selected by the applicant prior to date of retirement. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Financial organization: shall mean an organization authorized to do business in the state of New York and (a) which is an authorized fiduciary to act as a trustee pursuant to the provisions of an act of congress entitled "Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974" as such provisions may be amended from time to time, or an insurance company; and (b)(i) is licensed or chartered by the department of financial services, (ii) is chartered by an agency of the federal government, (iii) is subject to the jurisdiction and regulation of the securities and exchange commission of the federal government, or (iv) is any other entity otherwise authorized to act in this state as a trustee pursuant to the provisions of an act of congress entitled "Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974" as such provisions may be amended from time to time. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • fire retired employee: shall mean any person who was retired for service on or after April eighth, nineteen hundred sixty and prior to May first, nineteen hundred and sixty-three, or retired for disability on or after April eighth, nineteen hundred sixty and prior to May first, nineteen hundred sixty-four and receives, as a result of such retirement, a retirement allowance or pension from a retirement or pension system or plan of the city for members of the uniformed force of the fire department. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 13-671
  • First-instance processing: shall mean the washing, grading and packaging of farm and food products in connection with a farmers' market. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-323
  • 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).
  • food salvager: as used in this article , means a person engaged in the business of reconditioning, labeling, relabeling, packing, repacking, sorting, cleaning, culling, or by other means salvaging food or food products, single service food containers and utensils, soda straws, paper napkins or any product of a similar nature that may have become damaged, contaminated, adulterated or misbranded as a result of fire, flood, transit wreck, accident or other cause, or by water, smoke, chemicals, or any other adulterating agents. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-102
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation which is licensed by the superintendent under the provisions of article two of this chapter to do business in this state or is applying for such license and a corporation authorized to conduct business in this state pursuant to article five-C of this chapter or is applying for such authorization. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-728
  • Foreign professional service corporation: means a professional service corporation, whether or not denominated as such, organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than this state, all of the shareholders, directors and officers of which are authorized and licensed to practice the profession for which such corporation is licensed to do business; except that all shareholders, directors and officers of a foreign professional service corporation which provides health services in this state shall be licensed in this state. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Garden: shall mean a piece or parcel of land appropriate for the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, nuts, honey, poultry for egg production, maple syrup, ornamental or vegetable plants, nursery products, or vegetables. See N.Y. Penal Law 400.01
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • general public audience: means an audience composed of members of the public, including a targeted subgroup of members of the public; provided, however, it does not mean an audience solely comprised of members, retirees and staff of a labor organization or members of their households or an audience solely comprised of employees of a corporation, unincorporated business entity or members of a business, trade or professional association or organization. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55
  • General public benefit: means a material positive impact on society and the environment, taken as a whole, assessed against a third-party standard, from the business and operations of a benefit corporation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-689
  • General village election: means the annual or biennial election for village officers. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 107
  • Genetic test: shall mean a test for determining the presence or absence of an inherited genetic characteristic in an individual, including tests of nucleic acids such as DNA, RNA and mitochondrial DNA, chromosomes or proteins in order to identify a predisposing genetic characteristic. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Gift: shall mean any discount, favor, gratuity, inducement, loan, stock, thing of value, or other item having more than nominal value. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.21
  • Governing body: shall mean

    a. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-536

  • Governing body: means

    (a) in the case of a town, a town board;

    (b) in the case of a county outside of the city of New York, the county board of supervisors or other elective governing body;

    (c) in the case of a city or village, the local legislative body thereof, as the term is defined in the municipal home rule law;

    (d) in the case of a public benefit corporation, the board of directors, members or trustees thereof;

    (e) in the case of a school district, the board of education thereof;

    (f) in the case of a supervisory district, the board of cooperative educational services thereof. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601

  • Governing body: means :

    a. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669

  • Governing body: means :

    (a) in the case of a county outside of the city of New York, the county board of supervisors or other elective governing body;

    (b) in the case of a city or village, the local legislative body thereof, as the term is defined in the municipal home rule law;

    (c) in the case of a town, the town board;

    (d) in the case of a school district, the board of education thereof;

    (e) in the case of a supervisory district, the board of cooperative educational services thereof;

    (f) in the case of a public benefit corporation, the board of directors, members or trustees thereof;

    (g) in the case of a public authority, the governing board of directors, members, or trustees thereof;

    (h) in the case of a not-for-profit corporation, the board of directors thereof or such other body designated in the certificate of incorporation to manage the corporation; and

    (i) in the case of an Indian tribe, any governing body recognized by the United States or the state of New York. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1

  • 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
  • Gross sales value: means the proceeds from the sale of:

    a. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-340

  • Guide dog: means any dog that is trained to aid a person who is blind and is actually used for such purpose, or any dog during the period such dog is being trained or bred for such purpose. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Hearing dog: means any dog that is trained to aid a person with a hearing impairment and is actually used for such purpose, or any dog during the period such dog is being trained or bred for such purpose. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • hearing examiner: means an employee of the division who shall be assigned for stated periods to no other work than the conduct of hearings under this article;

    19. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M

  • 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.
  • Heritage area: shall mean a definable urban or regional area of public and private uses ranging in size from a portion of a municipality to a regional area with a special coherence, such area being distinguished by physical and cultural resources (natural and/or man made including waterways, architecture, or artifacts reflecting a period of style or cultural heritage) which play a vital role in the life of the community and/or region and contribute through interpretive, educational and recreational use to the public. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 31.01
  • Heritage area project: means a project undertaken by or through a municipality, public benefit corporation or a not-for-profit corporation identified in a management plan prepared and approved by the commissioner of the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation in accordance with the provisions of section 35. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • High risk loans: shall mean any agreement between a lending institution and a covered institution that provides for the lending institution to provide loans to students with a poor or no credit history, who would otherwise not be eligible for educational loans. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.21
  • Higher education expenses: shall include the following:

    a. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.21

  • Historic preservation project: means a project undertaken by a municipality or a not-for-profit corporation to acquire, improve, restore or rehabilitate property listed on the state or national registers of historic places to protect the historic, cultural or architectural significance thereof or a project for planning or structural assessments for such properties. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-687
  • Historic preservation project: means :

    (a) State historic preservation projects. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601

  • Historic preservation project: means a project undertaken by a municipality or a not-for-profit corporation to acquire, improve, restore or rehabilitate property listed on the state or national registers of historic places, including, but not limited to, projects at zoos, botanical gardens, and aquaria, to protect the historic, cultural, archeological, or architectural significance thereof, or undertaken by the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to improve, restore or rehabilitate state historic properties listed on the state or national registers of historic places to protect the historical, cultural or architectural significance thereof. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • horse: means the entire family of equidae. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • horticulture: shall mean any production of plants or animals useful to man, including but not limited to: forage or sod crops; grains and feed crops; dairy animals and dairy products; poultry and poultry products; livestock, including beef cattle, sheep, swine, horses, ponies, mules or goats, and including the breeding and grazing of any or all of such animals; bees and apiary products; fur animals; trees and forest products; fruits of all kinds including wineries; vegetables; nursery, floral, ornamental and greenhouse products and farmstands for selling products raised or produced on site and other associated structures required for their production. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • hospital: means an institution or facility possessing a valid operating certificate issued pursuant to article twenty-eight of the public health law and authorized to employ physician assistants in accordance with rules and regulations of the public health and health planning council. See N.Y. Penal Law 480.25
  • hospital: means an institution or facility possessing a valid operating certificate issued pursuant to article twenty-eight of the public health law and authorized to employ specialist assistants in accordance with rules and regulations of the public health and health planning council. See N.Y. Penal Law 490.01
  • housing accommodation: includes any building, structure, or portion thereof which is used or occupied or is intended, arranged or designed to be used or occupied, as the home, residence or sleeping place of one or more human beings. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Identification tag: means a tag issued by the licensing municipality which sets forth an identification number, together with the name of the municipality, the state of New York, contact information, including telephone number, for the municipality and such other information as the licensing municipality deems appropriate. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Identified dog: means any dog carrying an identification tag as provided in section one hundred eleven of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Incapacitated person: means a defendant who as a result of mental disease or defect lacks capacity to understand the proceedings against him or to assist in his own defense. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-740
  • independent expenditure committee: means a political committee, that makes only independent expenditures as defined in this article, and does not coordinate with a candidate, candidate's authorized committees or an agent of the candidate as defined in paragraph (g) of subdivision one of section 14-107 of this article. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55
  • Industrial hemp: means the plant Cannabis sativa L. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-447
  • Inedible meat: means meat and meat products derived from dead, dying, disabled, diseased or condemned animals, and meat or meat products, regardless of origin, which are adulterated within the meaning of section two hundred of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1837-C
  • Inspection legend: means a mark or a statement authorized by the provisions of the federal law, on a carcass, meat, meat by-product, or meat food product indicating the product has been inspected and passed. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Institution: shall mean any college or university chartered by the regents or incorporated by special act of the legislature that maintains a campus in New York. See N.Y. Penal Law 415.00
  • Institution of higher education: means 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 N.Y. Penal Law 70.45
  • Institution of higher education: means :

    (a) any of the colleges and universities described in subdivision three of section three hundred fifty-two of the education law;

    (b) a college established and operated pursuant to the provisions of article one hundred twenty-six of the education law, and providing two-year or four-year post secondary programs in general and technical educational subjects and receiving financial assistance from the state;

    (c) the city university of New York, as defined in subdivision two of section sixty-two hundred two of the education law; and

    (d) a not-for-profit two or four year university or college given the power to confer associate, baccalaureate or higher degrees in this state by the legislature or by the regents under article five of the education law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-447

  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Intercepted communication: means (a) a telephonic or telegraphic communication which was intentionally overheard or recorded by a person other than the sender or receiver thereof, without the consent of the sender or receiver, by means of any instrument, device or equipment, or (b) a conversation or discussion which was intentionally overheard or recorded, without the consent of at least one party thereto, by a person not present thereat, by means of any instrument, device or equipment; or (c) an electronic communication which was intentionally intercepted or accessed, as that term is defined in section 250. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-687
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Joint meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • Judge: shall mean a judge of the family court of any county in the state. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-943
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Justice: means justice as defined in subdivision four of section 700. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-701
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container in which a commercial feed is distributed, or on the invoice or delivery slip with which a commercial feed is distributed. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Label: means a marker on the surface of covered electronic equipment conveying information; for the purposes of this title, labels must be permanent and can be attached, printed, engraved or incorporated in any other permanent way that is obvious and visible to users of the product. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414
  • Labeling: means any and all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter (a) upon a commercial feed or any of its containers or wrappers or (b) accompanying such commercial feed. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • labor official: means any duly appointed representative of a labor organization or any duly appointed trustee or representative of an employee welfare trust fund. See N.Y. Penal Law 180.10
  • labor organization: means any organization of any kind which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of representing employees employed within the state of New York in dealing with employers or

    employer organizations or with a state government, or any political or civil subdivision or other agency thereof, concerning terms and conditions of employment, grievances, labor disputes, or other matters incidental to the employment relationship. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55

  • labor organization: includes any organization which exists and is constituted for the purpose, in whole or in part, of collective bargaining or of dealing with employers concerning grievances, terms or conditions of employment, or of other mutual aid or protection in connection with employment. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Lake George park: means the bed, waters, islands, and shore of Lake George and all land in the counties of Essex, Warren and Washington surrounding said lake and situate within the following described boundaries:

    Beginning at the southwesterly corner of lot 18 of the Crane Brush Patent in the northerly bounds of the Ogilvie Patent, running from thence northerly along the westerly bounds of the said lot 18 and the easterly bounds of lot 11 of the said Crane Brush Patent, to the northwesterly corner of the said lot 18 and the northeasterly corner of the said lot 11; thence westerly along the northerly bounds of the said lot 11 to the southeasterly corner of lot 12, Crane Brush Patent; thence northerly along the easterly bounds of the said lot 12 to the northeasterly corner thereof in the southerly bounds of lot 13, Crane Brush Patent; thence easterly along the southerly bounds of a portion of the southerly bounds of the said lot 13 to the southeasterly corner thereof and the southwesterly corner of lot 16, Crane Brush Patent; thence northerly along the westerly bounds of the said lot 16 to the northwesterly corner thereof in the southerly bounds of lot 3, Garland Patent; thence easterly along the southerly bounds of lot 3, Garland Patent to the southeasterly corner thereof; thence northerly along the easterly bounds of the said lot 3 to the northeasterly corner thereof in the southerly bounds of the Norman Patent; thence northerly, crossing the said Norman Patent in a straight line, to the southeasterly corner of lot 10, McDonald Patent; thence northerly along the easterly bounds of the said lot 10 to the northeasterly corner thereof in the southerly bounds of Porter's Patent; thence westerly along the southerly bounds of lots 7 and 6, Porter's Patent to the southwesterly corner of the said lot 6; thence northerly along the westerly bounds of the said lot 6, Porter's Patent, to the northwesterly corner thereof; thence running in a straight line northerly, crossing the remaining portion of Porter's Patent and also crossing Robert's Patent, to the southwesterly corner of lot 86, Northwest Bay Tract; thence northwesterly along the westerly bounds of lots 86, 91 and 99, Northwest Bay Tract, to the northwesterly corner of the said lot 99; thence easterly along the northerly bounds of the said lot 99 to the southwesterly corner of lot 116, Brant Lake Tract; thence northerly along the westerly bounds of lots 116, 117, and 118, Brant Lake Tract, to the northwesterly corner of the said lot 118; thence easterly along the northerly bounds of lots 118, and 113, Brant Lake Tract to the northeasterly corner of the said lot 113; thence northerly along the westerly bounds of lots 87 and 88, Brant Lake Tract, to the northwesterly corner of the said lot 88; thence easterly along the northerly bounds of lots 88, 79, 56, 47, 24 and 15, Brant Lake Tract, to the northeasterly corner of the said lot 15 and to a point in the westerly bounds of the Hague Tract; thence northerly along the westerly bounds of the Hague Tract to the northwesterly corner of lot 38, Hague Tract; thence easterly along the northerly bounds of the said lot 38 to the northeasterly corner thereof; thence northerly along the westerly bounds of a portion of the westerly bounds of lot 37 and the westerly bounds of lot 36, Hague Tract, to the northwesterly corner of the said lot 36; thence easterly along a portion of the northerly bounds of the said lot 36 to the southwesterly corner of lot 33, Hague Tract; thence northerly along the westerly bounds of lots 33, 30 and a portion of lot 29, Hague Tract, to the Warren-Essex County line; thence running northeasterly along the said county line to the center of Trout Brook; thence northerly, downstream, along Trout Brook as it winds and turns, to the intersection of Trout Brook with State Highway Route 9N; thence

    southwesterly along said State Highway to the intersection of the said State Highway with Alexandria Avenue south of Ticonderoga Village; thence easterly along Alexandria Avenue, crossing the outlet of Lake George, and continuing along said Alexandria Avenue and said line extended, to the American Telephone and Telegraph Company's telephone cable line; thence southerly along said telephone cable line to the north bounds of lot 77 of the Alexander Turner Patent; thence westerly along the north bounds of lot 77 and lot 79 of said Patent to the northwest corner of lot 79; thence southerly along the west bounds of lots 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, and 84 to the southwest corner of said lot 84; thence westerly along the division line between lots 85 and 67 of said Turner Patent to the northwest corner of lot 67; thence southerly along the west bounds of lots 67, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 of said Turner Patent to the division line between the Town of Putnam and the Town of Dresden; thence westerly along said town line to the northwest corner of lot 52 of the aforesaid Turner Patent; thence southerly along the west bounds of lots 52, 51, and 50 of said Turner Patent, to the division line between the Turner Patent and the South Bay Tract; thence southwesterly along said division line to the northwest corner of lot 148, South Bay Tract; thence southerly along the west bounds of lots 148 and 149 of the South Bay Tract to the north line of lot 162 of said tract; thence westerly along the north line of said lot 162 to the northwest corner thereof; thence southerly along the west bounds of lots 162, 161, 160, 159, 158 and 44 to the southwest corner of said lot 44; thence westerly along the southerly bounds of lots 39 and 22, South Bay Tract, to the southwesterly corner of the said lot 22; thence southerly along the westerly bounds of lot 23, South Bay Tract to the southwesterly corner thereof; thence westerly along the southerly bounds of lot 12, South Bay Tract, to the southwesterly corner thereof; thence southerly along the westerly bounds of lot 11 of South Bay Tract to the southwest corner of lot 11; thence westerly along the south bounds of lot 77 to the southwest corner thereof; thence southerly along the west bounds of lots 76, 75, and 74 of the South Bay Tract to the southwest corner of lot 74; thence westerly along the south bounds of lots 89, 99, 105, and 118 of the South Bay Tract to the southwest corner of lot 118; thence southerly along the west bounds of lots 117, 116, and 115 to the division line between the South Bay Tract and the Westfield Tract; thence westerly along said division line to the northwest corner of lot 56 of the Westfield Tract; thence southerly along the westerly bounds of lots 56 and 49 of the Westfield Tract to the southwesterly corner of the said lot 49; thence westerly along the southerly bounds of lot 50, Westfield Tract to the southwesterly corner of the said lot 50; thence southerly along the westerly bounds of lots 43 and 42, of the Westfield Tract to the southwesterly corner of the said lot 42; thence running in a straight line crossing lots 37 and 31 of the Westfield Tract to the northwesterly corner of lot 25 of the Westfield Tract; thence westerly along the southerly bounds of an unnumbered lot, and the southerly bounds of lot 28, Westfield Tract and the southerly bounds of lot 47, Lake George Tract, to the southwesterly corner of the said lot 47, and the northwesterly corner of lot 46, and the northeasterly corner of lot 45, Lake George Tract; thence southerly along the easterly bounds of lots 45, 39, 37 and 27, Lake George Tract; to the southeasterly corner of the said lot 27; thence westerly along the southerly bounds of the said lot 27 to the easterly bounds of lot 28, Lake George Tract; thence southerly along a portion of the easterly bounds of the said lot 28 and the easterly bounds of lot 29, Lake George Tract to the southeasterly corner of the said lot 29; thence westerly along the southerly bounds of the said lot 29 and a portion of the southerly bounds of lot 30, being

    also along a portion of the northerly bounds of lot 23, and the northerly bounds of lot 24, all in Lake George Tract, to the northwesterly corner of the said lot 24; thence southerly along the westerly bounds of the said lot 24 to the southwesterly corner thereof; thence westerly along a portion of the northerly bounds of lot 18, Lake George Tract, to the northwesterly corner thereof; thence southerly along the easterly bounds of lots 17, 15, 16, 14, 12, 9 and a portion of lot 5, Lake George Tract and continuing the same course southerly to the center of the Farm to Market Road; thence westerly in the center of the said road to the Warren-Washington County Line; thence southerly along the said county line to the northeasterly corner of the Queensbury Patent; thence westerly along the northerly bounds of the Queensbury Patent to the southeasterly corner of the Hasborne Patent; thence northerly along the easterly bounds of the Hasborne Patent to the northeasterly corner thereof; thence westerly along the northerly bounds of the Hasborne Patent and the northerly bounds of the Fairlie Patent to the northwesterly corner of the said Fairlie Patent; thence southerly along a portion of the westerly bounds of the Fairlie Patent to the northeasterly corner of lot 18, French Mountain Tract; thence westerly along the northerly bounds of lots 18, 20, 21, and 25 of the French Mountain Tract to the northwesterly corner of the said lot 25; thence running in a straight line westerly crossing the southerly portion of the Houghton Patent to the northwesterly corner of lot 60, Luzerne Tract; thence southerly along the westerly bounds of the said lot 60 to the southwesterly corner thereof; thence westerly along the southerly bounds of lots 59, 58 and 57, Luzerne Tract to the southwesterly corner of the said lot 57; thence northerly along a portion of the westerly bounds of the said lot 57 to the southeasterly corner of lot 66, Luzerne Tract; thence westerly along the southerly bounds of the said lot 66 to the southwesterly corner thereof; thence northerly along a portion of the westerly bounds of the said lot 66 to the northeasterly corner of lot 67, Luzerne Tract and being in the southerly bounds of the Randall Location; thence westerly along the southerly bounds of the said Randall Location to the southwesterly corner thereof; thence northerly along the westerly bounds of the said Randall Location and the westerly bounds of lots 75, 78, 83, 93, 98 and 107, Luzerne Tract, to a point in the southerly bounds of lot 113, Luzerne Tract; thence westerly along a portion of the southerly bounds of the said lot 113 to the southwesterly corner thereof; thence northerly along the westerly bounds of the said lot 113 to the northwesterly corner thereof in the southerly bounds of the J. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 35.09

  • Land use plan: shall mean the comprehensive Central Pine Barrens land use plan pursuant to section 57-0121 of this title, including the generic environmental impact statement thereon. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • Land used in agricultural production: means not less than seven acres of land used as a single operation in the preceding two years for the production for sale of crops, livestock or livestock products of an average gross sales value of ten thousand dollars or more; or, not less than seven acres of land used in the preceding two years to support a commercial horse boarding operation or a commercial equine operation with annual gross receipts of ten thousand dollars or more. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-340
  • Landfill: means a disposal facility or part of one at which solid waste, or its residue after treatment, is intentionally placed in or on land, and at which solid waste will remain after closure and which is not a land spreading facility, a surface impoundment, or an injection well. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-673.2
  • Landfill: means a disposal facility or part of one at which solid waste, or its residue after treatment, is intentionally placed in or on land, and at which solid waste will remain after closure and which is not a land spreading facility, a surface impoundment, or an injection well. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-715
  • Landfill gas management system: means an active system for the control, capture, and management of gas created within and emitted from a solid waste landfill. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-673.2
  • Lands: shall mean lands, improvements and structures thereon or rights, franchises, and interests therein, lands under water and riparian rights, and shall also mean any and all interests in lands less than full title, including without limitations, easements, permanent or temporary, rights of way, uses, leases, licenses, and any other estate, interests or right in lands, legal or equitable. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-536
  • Lawful custody: shall mean a custody (a) specifically authorized by statute or (b) pursuant to judgment, decree or order of a court or (c) otherwise authorized by law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-943
  • lawful rental and other lawful charges: means registered, reported or contracted for rent pursuant to chapter four hundred three of the laws of nineteen hundred eighty-three, article two of the private housing finance law or section eight of the federal housing act of nineteen hundred sixty-eight, or, rent contained in a court approved stipulation of settlement, even if such rent or charges are subsequently decreased by order of the department of housing and community renewal or a court of competent jurisdiction. See N.Y. Penal Law 180.54
  • lawyer: shall mean an attorney or counselor governed by article fifteen of the judiciary law, who receives remuneration or other compensation from a school district or board of cooperative educational services in exchange for legal services provided to such district or board. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-965
  • Lending institution: shall mean :

    a. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.21

  • Licensee: means any person who has licensed a commercial feed manufacturing facility pursuant to section one hundred twenty-eight-a of this article. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Licensee: means a licensed milk dealer. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-218
  • licensing authority: means the regents of the university of the state of New York or the state education department, as the case may be, in the case of all professions licensed under title eight of the education law, and the appropriate appellate division of the supreme court in the case of the profession of law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-609
  • Licensing authority: means the regents of the university of the state of New York or the state education department, as the case may be, in the case of all professions licensed under title eight of the education law, and the appropriate appellate division of the supreme court in the case of the profession of law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • Local district pension system: shall mean any teachers' retirement system or other arrangement for the payment of pensions or annuities to teachers exclusive of the retirement fund, created in any city or school district of this state prior to the first day of August, nineteen hundred twenty-one. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • locker plant: shall mean any building, or portion thereof, under such chemical refrigeration, in which individual compartments or lockers, each of not more than one hundred cubic feet capacity, are rented for the purpose of freezer storage of articles of food. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-109
  • Long Island Pine Barrens maritime reserve: shall mean the reserve created pursuant to section 57-0109 of this title. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Management contract: shall mean the contract executed by the comptroller and a financial organization selected to act as a depository and manager of the program. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Manufacture: means to grind, mix or blend, or further process a commercial feed for distribution. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Manufacturer: means a person who: (a) assembles or substantially assembles covered electronic equipment for sale in the state; (b) manufactures covered electronic equipment under its own brand name or under any other brand name for sale in the state; (c) sells, under its own brand name, covered electronic equipment sold in the state; (d) owns a brand name that it licenses to another person for use on covered electronic equipment sold in the state; (e) imports covered electronic equipment for sale in the state; or (f) manufactures covered electronic equipment for sale in the state without affixing a brand name. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414
  • Manufacturer: means the producer of a plastic carryout bag or film plastic sold to a store or the manufacturer's agent or broker who sold the plastic carryout bag or film plastic to the store. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-427
  • Material support or resources: means currency or other financial securities, financial services, lodging, training, safehouses, false documentation or identification, communications equipment, facilities, weapons, lethal substances, explosives, personnel, transportation, and other physical assets, except medicine or religious materials. See N.Y. Penal Law 490.05
  • Meat: means the edible part of the muscle of cattle, swine, sheep, goats, horses and other large domesticated animals which is skeletal or which is found in the tongue, in the diaphragm, in the heart or in the esophagus, with or without the accompanying or overlying fat, and the portions of bone, skin, nerve and blood vessels which normally accompany the muscle tissue and which are not separated from it in the process of dressing. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Meat: means the entire bodies, carcasses or portions thereof of animals or birds. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1837-C
  • Meat by-product: means any edible part other than meat which has been derived from cattle, swine, sheep, goats, horses and other large domesticated animals. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Meat food product: means any product capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any meat or other portion of the carcass of any animal, excepting products which contain meat or other portions of such carcasses only in a relatively small proportion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the meat food industry, and which are exempted from definition as a meat food product by the commissioner under such conditions as he may prescribe to assure that the meat or other portions of such carcasses contained in such product are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as meat food products. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Meat label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter authorized by the provisions of the federal law on a container indicating the meat, meat by-products, or meat food products contained therein have been inspected and passed. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Medical physics: shall mean the branch of physics limited to the field of radiological physics. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-617
  • Merger: means a procedure of the character described in subparagraph (a) (1). See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-493
  • Military address: means the mailing address of a military voter other than his residence address in his election district. See N.Y. Multiple Dwelling Law 244
  • Military ballot: means the ballot prepared, printed and supplied for use by the military voter for a general election, primary election or special election. See N.Y. Multiple Dwelling Law 244
  • Military service: means the military service of the state, or of the United States, including the army, navy, marine corps, air force, coast guard, merchant marine and all components thereof, and the coast and geodetic survey, the public health service, the national guard when in the service of the United States pursuant to call as provided by law, and the cadets or midshipmen of the United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Air Force Academy and United States Coast Guard Academy. See N.Y. Multiple Dwelling Law 244
  • military status: when used in this article means a person's participation in the military service of the United States or the military service of the state, including but not limited to, the armed forces of the United States, the army national guard, the air national guard, the New York naval militia, the New York guard, and such

    additional forces as may be created by the federal or state government as authorized by law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M

  • Military voter: means a qualified voter of the state of New York who is in the actual military service, as defined in the preceding paragraph of this section, and by reason of such military service is absent from his election district of residence on the day of registration or election, or a voter who is discharged from such military service within thirty days of an election and the spouse, parent, child or dependent of such voter accompanying or being with him or her, if a qualified voter and a resident of the same election district. See N.Y. Multiple Dwelling Law 244
  • Milk broker: means any person who buys and sells milk for licensees on a fee or commission basis or who arranges for or negotiates contracts to buy or sell milk among licensees. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-218
  • Milk dealer: means any person who purchases, handles or sells milk, or bargains for the purchase or sale of milk, including brokers and agents. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-218
  • Milk production area: as used in this article means those dairy farms maintained primarily as a source of fluid milk for a marketing area. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-303
  • Minimum status vote: means that, in addition to any other approval or vote required by this chapter, the certificate of incorporation or a bylaw adopted by the shareholders:

    (1) The holders of shares of every class or series that are entitled to vote on the corporate action shall be entitled to vote as a class on the corporate action; and

    (2) The corporate action must be approved by vote of the shareholders of each class or series entitled to cast at least three-quarters of the votes that all shareholders of the class or series are entitled to cast thereon. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-689

  • Minor project: shall mean a proposed project which by its nature and with respect to its location will not have a significant impact on the environment and will not exceed criteria established in rules and regulations adopted by the department pursuant to subdivision one of section 70-0107 of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 208
  • mortgage: shall include housing loans as defined below. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2402
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Municipal park project: means a project undertaken by a municipality or a not-for-profit corporation for the planning, structural assessment, acquisition, development or improvement of recreational facilities including construction of structures, roads and parking facilities. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-687
  • Municipal landfill closure project: means activities undertaken to close, including by reclamation, a landfill owned or operated by a municipality to achieve compliance with regulations promulgated by the department, or activities undertaken to implement a landfill gas management system. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-673.2
  • Municipal landfill gas management project: means activities undertaken to implement a landfill gas management system at an active landfill which is owned or operated by a municipality. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-673.2
  • Municipal park project: means a project including an urban cultural park undertaken by a municipality for the acquisition, development or improvement of outdoor or indoor recreation facilities, including, but not limited to site acquisition, improvement, construction, reconstruction and improvement of structures, roads and parking facilities. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601
  • Municipality: means any county, town, city and village. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Municipality: except as otherwise defined within this article, shall mean a city, county, town, village, public benefit corporation or school district or an improvement district within a city, county, town or village, or any combination thereof. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-536
  • Municipality: except as otherwise defined within this article, means a city, county, town, village, public benefit corporation or school district or an improvement district within a city, county, town or village, or Indian tribe residing within New York state, or any combination thereof. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601
  • Municipality: means a local public authority or public benefit corporation, a county, city, town, village, or Indian tribe or nation residing within New York state, or any combination thereof. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • Municipality: means a local public authority or public benefit corporation, a county, city, town, village, school district, supervisory district, district corporation, improvement district within a county, city, town or village, or Indian nation or tribe recognized by the state or the United States with a reservation wholly or partly within the boundaries of New York state, or any combination thereof. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • Municipality: shall mean any county, town, village, city, school district, board of cooperative educational services, other special district, or any office or agency thereof. See N.Y. Penal Law 400.01
  • necessary party: means any person who has such an interest in the subject matter of a proceeding under this article, or whose rights are so involved, that no complete and effective disposition can be made without his or her participation in the proceeding. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • New entrant: shall mean any teacher who is a member of the retirement system except a present teacher. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • nineteen hundred eighty unfunded accrued liability adjustment: when used in relation to the New York city employees' retirement system, shall mean the total amount which is determined pursuant to the provisions of items (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) of subparagraph (c) of paragraph (3) of subdivision b of section 13-127 of the administrative code of the city of New York to be the amount to be paid as a charge or applied as a credit, as the case may be, pursuant to the provisions of subparagraph (b) of paragraph (1) of such subdivision b, with respect to employer contributions to such retirement system for any fiscal year of the city preceding July first, nineteen hundred ninety. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • nineteen hundred eighty-two unfunded accrued liability adjustment: when used in relation to the New York city employees' retirement system, shall mean the total amount which is determined pursuant to the provisions of item (vi) of subparagraph (c) of paragraph three of subdivision b of section 13-127 of the administrative code of the city of New York to be the amount to be applied as a credit pursuant to the provisions of subparagraph (b) of paragraph (1) of such subdivision b, with respect to employer contributions to such retirement system for any fiscal year of the city preceding July first, nineteen hundred ninety. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • 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-candidate expenditures: means expenditures made by a party committee or a constituted committee to maintain a permanent headquarters and staff and carry on ordinary party activities not promoting the candidacy of specific candidates;

    6. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55

  • Nonpublic school: means any nonprofit elementary or secondary school in the State of New York, other than a public school, which (i) is providing instruction in accordance with article seventeen and section thirty-two hundred four of this chapter, (ii) has not been found to be in violation of Title VI Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. See N.Y. Penal Law 55.10
  • Nonqualified withdrawal: shall mean a withdrawal from an account but shall not mean:

    a. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02

  • Not-for-profit conservation organization: means a not-for-profit corporation organized inter alia for the conservation or preservation of real property and which has the power to acquire interests in real property. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-532
  • Not-for-profit conservation organization: means an organization as defined in subdivision two of section 49-0303 of the environmental conservation law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-360
  • Not-for-profit corporation: means a corporation formed pursuant to the not-for-profit corporation law and qualified for tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the federal internal revenue code. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601
  • 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 N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • 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 N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • noxious weeds: means any living stage (including but not limited to, seeds and reproductive parts) of any parasitic or other plant of a kind, or subdivision of a kind, which is of foreign origin, is new to or not widely prevalent in this state, and can directly or indirectly injure crops, other useful plants, livestock, or poultry or other interests of agriculture, including irrigation. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-110
  • nursery: means the grounds and premises, private or public, on or in which nursery stock is propagated, grown or cultivated for the purpose of distribution or selling the same as a business and shall include grounds or premises owned, leased or managed by the state or any agency of the state government, and the owner or operator of such business shall be a "nursery grower"; provided, however, that the term "nursery grower" shall not include persons engaged in the part-time production of plant products not sold in the regular channels of business. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-110
  • NYCERS nineteen hundred eighty-five unfunded accrued liability adjustment attributable to the senior colleges: shall mean the total amount which is determined pursuant to the provisions of sub-items (H), (I), (J) and (J-1) of item (vii) of subparagraph (c) of paragraph three of subdivision b of section 13-127 of the administrative code of the city of New York to be the amount to be applied as a credit in favor of the city of New York and the state of New York with respect to their required contributions to the contingent reserve fund of the New York city employees' retirement system for any fiscal year of the city preceding July first, nineteen hundred ninety. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • NYCTRS nineteen hundred eighty-five unfunded accrued liability adjustment: shall mean the total amount which is determined pursuant to the provisions of paragraph ten of subdivision e of section 13-527 of the administrative code of the city of New York to be the amount to be applied as a credit, pursuant to the provisions of subparagraph c-1 of paragraph two of subdivision a of such section 13-527, with respect to employer contributions to the New York city teachers' retirement system for fiscal years of the city preceding July first, nineteen hundred ninety. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • NYCTRS nineteen hundred eighty-six unfunded accrued liability adjustment: shall mean the total amount which is determined pursuant to the provisions of paragraph eleven of subdivision e of section 13-527 of the administrative code of the city of New York to be the amount to be applied as a credit, pursuant to the provisions of subparagraph c-2 of paragraph two of subdivision a of such section 13-527, with respect to employer contributions to the New York city teachers' retirement system for fiscal years of the city preceding July first, nineteen hundred ninety. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • Obscene sexual performance: means any performance which, for purposes of section 263. See N.Y. Penal Law 263.00
  • Offeree: means the beneficial owner, residing in this state, of securities which an offeror acquires or offers to acquire in connection with a takeover bid. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-675
  • offeror: includes an issuer of securities whose securities are or are to be the subject of a takeover bid whether or not the issuer, upon acquisition, will become the beneficial owner of such securities. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-675
  • 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 N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-728
  • Office: shall mean the office of parks and recreation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-536
  • Office: means the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601
  • Office: means the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • Office: means the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • Office: shall mean the office of community gardens. See N.Y. Penal Law 400.01
  • Office: shall mean the state office of parks, recreation and historic preservation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-522.1
  • Office: shall mean the division of minority and women's business development in the department of economic development. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-AA
  • official backtag: means a unique device which, when affixed to cattle, deer, swine or camelid, identifies and distinguishes such animals. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • Open space land conservation project: means acquisition projects undertaken with willing sellers including, but not limited to, the purchase of conservation easements, undertaken by the commissioner, the commissioner of the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation or by municipalities pursuant to article twenty-five-AAA of the agriculture and markets law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • Operator: means a person in control of, or having daily responsibility for, the daily operation of a store, which may include, but is not limited to, the owner of the store. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-427
  • Order of examination: means an order issued to an appropriate director by a criminal court wherein a criminal action is pending against a defendant or by a court evaluating the capacity of an alleged violator in a parole revocation proceeding pursuant to subparagraph (xii) of paragraph (f) of subdivision three of section two hundred fifty-nine-i of the executive law, or by a family court pursuant to section 322. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-740
  • 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 N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-728
  • organized militia of the state: when used in this article, means service other than permanent, full-time service in the military forces of the state of New York including but not limited to the New York army national guard, the New York air national guard, the New York naval militia and the New York guard. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Other business entity: means any person other than a natural person, general partnership (including any registered limited liability partnership or registered foreign limited liability partnership) or a domestic or foreign business corporation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-493
  • Other business entity: means any person other than a natural person, general partnership or a domestic or foreign business corporation, and includes a professional service limited liability company formed pursuant to the provisions of the New York limited liability company law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-609
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means any person who harbors or keeps any dog. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Owner: shall mean any person or persons who owns a dwelling unit or commercial space located on real property. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-408
  • Owner of record: means the person in whose name any dog was last licensed pursuant to this article, except that if any license is issued on application of a person under eighteen years of age, the owner of record shall be deemed to be the parent or guardian of such person. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Parent: means a legal resident of the state of New York with a New York taxable income of under five thousand dollars who is a parent, stepparent, adoptive parent and the spouse of an adoptive parent of a pupil enrolled in a nonpublic school, or a resident with such taxable income standing in loco parentis to such pupil. See N.Y. Penal Law 55.10
  • parent: shall mean a person in parental relation to a child, as that phrase is defined in subdivision ten of section two of this chapter. See N.Y. Penal Law 178.25
  • Pari-mutuel horse race: means any horse race upon which betting is conducted under the provisions of the pari-mutuel revenue law as set forth in chapter 254 of the laws of 1940. See N.Y. Penal Law 180.35
  • Park project: means a project undertaken by a municipality, state agency, public benefit corporation, public authority, or not-for-profit corporation for the acquisition, development or improvement of parks, preserves, beaches, shorefronts, recreational sites and facilities including construction of structures, roads and parking facilities. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • parties to the proceeding: means the complainant, respondent, necessary parties and persons permitted to intervene as parties in a proceeding with respect to a complaint filed under this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • party committee: means any committee provided for in the rules of the political party in accordance with section two-one hundred of this chapter, other than a constituted committee. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55
  • Peconic Bay system: shall mean the series of interconnected bodies of surface waters, including Flanders Bay, Great Peconic Bay, Little Peconic Bay, Noyack Bay, Shelter Island Sound, Southold Bay, Northwest Harbor, Orient Harbor, Gardiners Bay, Napeague Bay, Fort Pond Bay, the western portion of Block Island Sound, other semi-enclosed bays and harbors contiguous thereto, and all of the tidal creeks and freshwater streams that discharge into these interconnected basins. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • Pen register: means a device which records or decodes electronic or other impulses which identify the numbers dialed or otherwise transmitted on the telephone line to which such device is attached, but such term does not include any device used by a provider or customer of a wire or electronic communication service for billing, or recording as an incident to billing, for communications services provided by such provider or any device used by a provider or customer of a wire communication service for cost accounting or other like purposes in the ordinary course of its business. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-701
  • Pension: shall mean the annual payments for life derived from payments made by an employer as provided in this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Pension reserve: shall mean the present value of all payments to be made on account of any pension, or benefit in lieu of any pension, computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the retirement board with regular interest. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Performance: means any play, motion picture, photograph or dance. See N.Y. Penal Law 263.00
  • Permit: shall mean any permit, certificate, license or other form of department approval, modification, suspension, revocation, renewal, reissuance or recertification issued in connection with any regulatory program referred to in subdivision three of section 70-0107 of this article as further specified by rule and regulation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 208
  • Person: means any person, firm, corporation, or association. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1835-D
  • Person: means any person, firm, corporation, or association. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2406
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association or other organized group of persons, municipality, or other legal entity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Person: means any association, corporation, joint stock company, estate, general partnership (including any registered limited liability partnership or foreign limited liability partnership), limited association, limited liability company (including a professional service limited liability company), foreign limited liability company (including a foreign professional service limited liability company), joint venture, limited partnership, natural person, real estate investment trust, business trust or other trust, custodian, nominee or any other individual or entity in its own or any representative capacity. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-493
  • Person: means any person, firm, partnership, corporation or association. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Person: means any natural person, partnership, corporation, company, trust, association or other entity, however organized. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-715
  • Person: means any individual or entity. See N.Y. Penal Law 187.00
  • Person: means any person, firm, corporation, co-partnership, association, co-operative corporation or unincorporated co-operative association. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-218
  • Person: means any person, firm, corporation, co-partnership, association, co-operative corporation or unincorporated co-operative association. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-310
  • person: includes one or more individuals, partnerships, associations, corporations, legal representatives, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, or receivers. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Person: means any individual, business entity, partnership, company,

    corporation,

    not-for-profit corporation, association, governmental entity, public benefit corporation, public authority, firm, organization, or any other group of individuals, or any officer or employee or agent thereof. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414

  • Person with a disability: means any person with a disability as that term is defined in subdivision twenty-one of section two hundred ninety-two of the executive law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Pet: means any domesticated animal normally maintained in or near the household(s) of the owner(s) thereof. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • pet: means any dog or cat, and shall also mean any other domesticated animal normally maintained in or near the household of the owner or person who cares for such other domesticated animal. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-373
  • Pet Dealer: means any person who engages in the sale or offering for sale of more than nine animals per year for profit to the public. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-436
  • Pet food: means any commercial feed prepared and distributed for consumption by pets. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Physical injury: means impairment of physical condition or substantial pain. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • physician: means a practitioner of medicine licensed to practice medicine pursuant to article one hundred thirty-one of this chapter. See N.Y. Penal Law 480.25
  • physician: means a practitioner of medicine licensed to practice medicine pursuant to article one hundred thirty-one of this chapter. See N.Y. Penal Law 490.01
  • physician: means a practitioner of medicine licensed to practice medicine pursuant to article one hundred thirty-one of this title. See N.Y. Family Court Law 580-607
  • physician assistant: means a person who is licensed as a physician assistant pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Penal Law 480.25
  • Plan: shall mean the comprehensive management plan created pursuant to section 57-0115 of this title. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • Plan: shall mean the comprehensive management plan established pursuant to section 55-0115 of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 165
  • plan: shall mean a document prepared in conformance with the provisions of section 35. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 31.01
  • Plan: means the county and municipal agricultural and farmland protection plan as provided for in this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-360
  • plan: means a county plan designed to identify and provide eligible programs as determined by either an advisory board established pursuant to this article, or by an existing criminal justice coordinating council, provided, however, the membership of such council includes a majority of those persons set forth in subdivision two of this section, provided that one person shall be the chief administrative officer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1043
  • Plastic carryout bag: means a plastic carryout bag provided by a store to a customer at the point of sale. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-427
  • Police work dog: means any dog owned or harbored by any state or municipal police department or any state or federal law enforcement agency, which has been trained to aid law enforcement officers and is actually being used for police work purposes. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • political action committee: means a political committee which makes no expenditures to aid or take part in the election or defeat of a candidate, or to promote the success or defeat of a ballot proposal, other than in the form of contributions, including in-kind contributions, to candidates, candidate's authorized committees, party committees, constituted committees, or independent expenditure committees provided there is no common operational control between the political action committee and the independent expenditure committee; or in the form of communications that are not distributed to a general public audience as described in subdivision thirteen of this section. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55
  • political committee: means any corporation aiding or promoting and any committee, political club or combination of one or more persons operating or co-operating to aid or to promote the success or defeat of a political party or principle, or of any ballot proposal; or to aid or take part in the election or defeat of a candidate for public office or to aid or take part in the election or defeat of a candidate for nomination at a primary election or convention, including all proceedings prior to such primary election, or of a candidate for any party position voted for at a primary election, or to aid or defeat the nomination by petition of an independent candidate for public office; but nothing in this article shall apply to any committee or organization for the discussion or advancement of political questions or principles without connection with any vote or to a national committee organized for the election of presidential or vice-presidential candidates; provided, however, that a person or corporation making a contribution or contributions to a candidate or a political committee which has filed pursuant to section 14-118 shall not, by that fact alone, be deemed to be a political committee as herein defined. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55
  • population: shall mean the number of people in the particular taxing jurisdiction as shown by the latest federal census. See N.Y. Tax Law 1215
  • Potential testimony: means information or factual knowledge of a person who is or may be available as a witness. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-709
  • Poultry: means any domesticated bird, whether live or dead. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2406
  • poultry: means a domesticated fowl including chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, guinea fowl and game birds commonly used for the production of meat and eggs. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • poultry dealer: means any person who buys or sells poultry as a business enterprise. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • Poultry product: means any poultry carcass, or part thereof; or any product which is made wholly or in part from any poultry carcass or part thereof, excepting products which contain poultry ingredients only in a relative small portion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the poultry food industry, and which are exempted by the commissioner from definition as a poultry product under such conditions as the commissioner may prescribe to assure that the poultry ingredients in such products are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as poultry products. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2406
  • poultry transporter: means any person who transports poultry as a business enterprise. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Predisposing genetic characteristic: shall mean any inherited gene or chromosome, or alteration thereof, and determined by a genetic test or inferred from information derived from an individual or family member that is scientifically or medically believed to predispose an individual or the offspring of that individual to a disease or disability, or to be associated with a statistically significant increased risk of development of a physical or mental disease or disability. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Preferred lender list: shall mean a list of one or more recommended or suggested lending institutions that a covered institution makes available for use, in print or any other medium or form, by borrowers, potential borrowers or others. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.21
  • pregnancy-related condition: means a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth that inhibits the exercise of a normal bodily function or is demonstrable by medically accepted clinical or laboratory diagnostic techniques; provided, however, that in all provisions of this article dealing with employment, the term shall be limited to conditions which, upon the provision of reasonable accommodations, do not prevent the complainant from performing in a reasonable manner the activities involved in the job or occupation sought or held; and provided further, however, that pregnancy-related conditions shall be treated as temporary disabilities for the purposes of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Present teacher: shall mean any teacher who was a teacher on or before the first day of August, nineteen hundred twenty-one, whose membership in the retirement system created by this article has been continuous and

    a. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117

  • preserve: shall mean lands within the Long Island Pine Barrens Maritime reserve that are critical to the protection of the hydrologic and ecologic integrity of the region including land characterized by the growth of pitch pine, dwarf pine and/or scrub oak pine barrens which are dedicated for protection and beneficial public use pursuant to section 57-0117 of this title. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • President: shall mean the president of the New York state higher education services corporation. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.02
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Private law: A private bill enacted into law. Private laws have restricted applicability, often addressing immigration and naturalization issues affecting individuals.
  • Private-placement adoption: shall mean any adoption other than that of a minor who has been placed for adoption by an authorized agency. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-943
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Processing: means any method whereby meat or meat products derived from animals are cut, boned, mixed, blended, canned, cured or otherwise prepared for purposes other than for human consumption. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1837-C
  • Producer: means a person producing milk. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-218
  • Product name: means the name of the commmercial feed which identifies it as to kind, class, or specific use. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Professional service: means any type of service to the public which may be lawfully rendered by a member of a profession within the purview of his or her profession. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-609
  • Professional service: means any type of service to the public which may be lawfully rendered by a member of a profession within the purview of his profession. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • Professional service corporation: means a corporation organized under this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-609
  • Program: shall mean the New York state college choice tuition savings program established pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Program: means the state agricultural and farmland protection program created pursuant to the provisions of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-360
  • Program manager: shall mean a financial organization selected by the comptroller to act as a depository and manager of the program. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Project: shall mean any activity that requires one or more department permits. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 208
  • project: shall mean , with respect to an educational facilities capital plan, (a) the performance, at a specified educational facility, of one or more program elements, as defined in paragraph a, b, c or d of subdivision two of section twenty-five hundred ninety-p of this article; or (b) the performance of the program elements defined in paragraphs f and g of such subdivision or any system replacement identified in paragraph e of such subdivision. See N.Y. Penal Law 178.25
  • Property: includes , but is not limited to, money, rights to claim refunds or rebates, postal savings deposits, bonds, notes, certificates, policies of insurance, other instruments of value, choses in action, obligations whether written or unwritten, and any thing of value of any nature whatsoever. See N.Y. Penal Law 250.65
  • Psychiatric examiner: means a qualified psychiatrist or a certified psychologist who has been designated by a director to examine a defendant pursuant to an order of examination. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-740
  • Public access: means access to lands for public use, including stream rights and waterways. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-601
  • Public body: means the state or a municipal corporation as that term is defined in section two of the general municipal law or the United States of America acting by and through the department of the interior. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-532
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • public officer: as used in this article shall be deemed to apply to any person who holds an elective or appointive office of the state, separate authority or any political subdivision of the state with authority to supervise other personnel within such subdivisions. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 257
  • Public or private agencies: means any department, division, bureau, or program of the federal or state government, or local governments, public benefit corporations,

    private

    non-profit organizations, or educational institutions. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-328

  • Public or private agency: shall mean any agency of federal, state or local government, regional market authority, public benefit corporation, not-for-profit corporation, cooperative corporation or educational institution. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-323
  • publicly-assisted housing accommodations: shall include all housing accommodations within the state of New York in

    (a) public housing,

    (b) housing operated by housing companies under the supervision of the commissioner of housing,

    (c) housing constructed after July first, nineteen hundred fifty, within the state of New York

    (1) which is exempt in whole or in part from taxes levied by the state or any of its political subdivisions,

    (2) which is constructed on land sold below cost by the state or any of its political subdivisions or any agency thereof, pursuant to the federal housing act of nineteen hundred forty-nine,

    (3) which is constructed in whole or in part on property acquired or assembled by the state or any of its political subdivisions or any agency thereof through the power of condemnation or otherwise for the purpose of such construction, or

    (4) for the acquisition, construction, repair or maintenance of which the state or any of its political subdivisions or any agency thereof supplies funds or other financial assistance,

    (d) housing which is located in a multiple dwelling, the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, repair or maintenance of which is, after July first, nineteen hundred fifty-five, financed in whole or in part by a loan, whether or not secured by a mortgage, the repayment of which is guaranteed or insured by the federal government or any agency thereof, or the state or any of its political subdivisions or any agency thereof, provided that such a housing accommodation shall be deemed to be

    publicly assisted only during the life of such loan and such guaranty or insurance; and

    (e) housing which is offered for sale by a person who owns or otherwise controls the sale of ten or more housing accommodations located on land that is contiguous (exclusive of public streets), if (1) the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, repair or maintenance of such housing accommodations is, after July first, nineteen hundred fifty-five, financed in whole or in part by a loan, whether or not secured by a mortgage, the repayment of which is guaranteed or insured by the federal government or any agency thereof, or the state or any of its political subdivisions or any agency thereof, provided that such a housing accommodation shall be deemed to be publicly assisted only during the life of such loan and guaranty or insurance, or (2) a commitment, issued by a government agency after July first, nineteen hundred fifty-five, is outstanding that acquisition of such housing accommodations may be financed in whole or in part by a loan, whether or not secured by a mortgage, the repayment of which is guaranteed or insured by the federal government or any agency thereof, or the state or any of its political subdivisions or any agency thereof. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M

  • Publish: means that any notice or resolution required to be published by a village shall be so printed within the time required in the law requring publication in the official newspaper of the village, or if none, one of general circulation within the village. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 107
  • Publisher: means any publishing house, publishing firm, or publishing company that publishes textbooks and supplemental materials. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.45
  • Pupil: means a resident of the state of New York who has been enrolled full-time in a nonpublic school and whose parents' combined taxable income is less than five thousand dollars. See N.Y. Penal Law 55.10
  • pure honey: as used in this article , shall mean the nectar of flowers that has been transformed by, and is the natural product of the honey-bee, taken from the honeycomb and marketed in a liquid, candied or granulated condition. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-619
  • Qualified higher education expenses: shall mean any qualified higher education expense included in section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Qualified withdrawal: shall mean a withdrawal from an account to pay the qualified higher education expenses of the designated beneficiary of the account at an eligible educational institution. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Radiation: shall mean all ionizing radiation above background levels or any non-ionizing radiation used in diagnostic imaging or in radiation oncology. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-617
  • Radiological physics: shall mean diagnostic radiological physics, therapeutic radiological physics or radiation oncology physics, medical nuclear physics and medical health physics. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-617
  • Radiological procedure: shall mean any test, measurement, calculation or radiation exposure for the purpose of diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition of a human, including therapeutic radiation, diagnostic imaging and measurements, and nuclear medicine procedures. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-617
  • Real estate: means an identified parcel or tract of land, including improvements, if any. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 727
  • real estate appraisal: means an analysis, opinion or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value or utility of specified interests in, or aspects of, identified real estate. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 727
  • real estate broker: means any person, firm or corporation who, for another and for a fee, commission or other valuable consideration, lists for sale, sells, at auction or otherwise, exchanges, buys or rents, or offers or attempts to negotiate a sale, at auction or otherwise, exchange, purchase or rental of an estate or interest in real estate, or collects or offers or attempts to collect rent for the use of real estate, or negotiates, or offers or attempts to negotiate, a loan secured or to be secured by a mortgage or other incumbrance upon or transfer of real estate. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • real estate salesperson: means a person employed by a licensed real estate broker to list for sale, sell or offer for sale, at auction or otherwise, to buy or offer to buy or to negotiate the purchase or sale or exchange of real estate, or to negotiate a loan on real estate, or to lease or rent or offer to lease, rent or place for rent any real estate, or who collects or offers or attempts to collect rent for the use of real estate for or in behalf of such real estate broker. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Real property: means one or more defined interests, benefits and rights inherent in the ownership of real estate. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 727
  • Real property: shall mean lands, tenements and hereditaments. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-408
  • reasonable accommodation: means actions taken which permit an employee, prospective employee or member with a disability, or a pregnancy-related condition, to perform in a reasonable manner the activities involved in the job or occupation sought or held and include,

    but are not limited to, provision of an accessible worksite, acquisition or modification of equipment, support services for persons with impaired hearing or vision, job restructuring and modified work schedules; provided, however, that such actions do not impose an undue hardship on the business, program or enterprise of the entity from which action is requested. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M

  • Recharge: shall mean the downward movement of water to the water table through the soil overlying an aquifer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 165
  • 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
  • Recyclables recovery program: means a program undertaken by a municipality consistent with requirements of section one hundred twenty-aa of the general municipal law to provide for the environmentally sound recovery of recyclables, primarily involving the collection, aggregation and processing of recyclable materials for their use as raw materials for new products or for other useful purposes other than for energy recovery, through facilities planned, designed and constructed to ensure environmental protection and to maximize the potential for recyclables recovery. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-682
  • Recycle: means to separate, dismantle or process the materials, components or commodities contained in electronic waste for the purpose of preparing the materials, components or commodities for use or reuse in new products or components thereof, but not for energy recovery or energy generation by means of combustion, gasification, pyrolysis or other means. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414
  • Recycling project: means recyclables recovery equipment, source separation equipment, a recyclables recovery program or any combination thereof required by a recyclables recovery program and the reimbursement to municipalities and not-for-profit corporations, as such terms are defined in section 54-0101 of this article, for the cost of a redemption center as defined in section 27-1003 of this chapter. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-682
  • refrigerated warehouse: shall mean any establishment or structure, or portion thereof, where space is rented or hired for the storage of food at or below the temperature of forty-five degrees Fahrenheit for more than thirty days. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-109
  • registered voter: shall mean an elector of the city of New York under the election law. See N.Y. Penal Law 178.25
  • Registrant: means any person who has registered a commercial feed manufacturing facility or brand of pet food or specialty pet food pursuant to the provisions of section one hundred twenty-nine of this article. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • registration number: means the number assigned to and that identifies a particular domestic animal, which number and the identifying characteristics of such domestic animal are set forth in a registry maintained by a breed association recognized by the department. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • Regular school year: means all of the months of the calendar year exclusive of July and August. See N.Y. Penal Law 55.10
  • regulated creditor: when used in this article, means any creditor, as herein defined, which has received its charter, license, or organization certificate, as the case may be, from the department of financial services or which is otherwise subject to the supervision of the department of financial services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • 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
  • release: means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, or disposing into the environment (including the abandonment or discarding of barrels, containers, and other closed receptacles) of any hazardous chemical, extremely hazardous substance, or toxic chemical. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-504.1
  • Reserve: shall mean a region in which there is a combination of publicly and privately owned lands and land uses, within a defined area where there are traditional cultural patterns including agriculture, finfishing, shellfishing and tourism, which due to their pattern and configuration, and because of the need for sustained productivity could best be protected and managed through the development of a comprehensive management plan around a preserve of protected, publicly owned lands and/or privately owned land dedicated for such purposes. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-734
  • reserve armed forces: when used in this article, means service other than permanent, full-time service in the military forces of the United States including but not limited to service in the United States Army Reserve, the United States Naval Reserve, the United States Marine Corps Reserve, the United States Air Force Reserve, or the United States Coast Guard Reserve. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Residential mortgage loan: means a loan or agreement to extend credit, including the renewal, refinancing or modification of any such loan, made to a person, which loan is primarily secured by either a mortgage, deed of trust, or other lien upon any interest in residential real property or any certificate of stock or other evidence of ownership in, and a proprietary lease from, a corporation or partnership formed for the purpose of cooperative ownership of residential real property. See N.Y. Penal Law 187.00
  • Responsible party: means a party responsible under applicable principles of statutory or common law liability to remediate the contamination located at, or emanating from, real property subject to an environmental restoration project. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • Retailer: means a person who sells covered electronic equipment to a person in the state through any means, including, but not limited to, transactions conducted through retail sales outlets, mail, catalogs, the telephone or the internet, or any electronic means. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean the pension plus the annuity. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Retirement board: shall mean the retirement board provided by section five hundred four of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Retirement fund: shall mean the state teachers' retirement fund for public school teachers of the state of New York as created by chapter one hundred forty of the laws of nineteen hundred ten, chapter four hundred forty-nine of the laws of nineteen hundred eleven, chapter forty-four of the laws of nineteen hundred fourteen, chapter one hundred three of the laws of nineteen hundred nineteen and chapter one hundred sixty-one of the laws of nineteen hundred twenty-three. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Retirement system: shall mean the New York state teachers' retirement system provided for in section five hundred two of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Reuse: means the use of electronic waste that is tested and certified to be in good working order and which was removed from the waste stream for use for the same purpose for which it was manufactured, including the continued use of whole systems or components. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414
  • Revenue sharing: shall mean any arrangement whereby a lending institution pays a covered institution or an affiliated entity or organization of such covered institution a percentage of the principal of each loan directed towards the lending institution from a borrower at the covered institution. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.21
  • 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
  • sale: means any transfer for consideration of title or the right to use, from a manufacturer or retailer to a person, including, but not limited to, transactions conducted through retail sales outlets, catalogs, mail, the telephone, the internet, or any electronic means; this includes transfer of new products or used products that may have been refurbished by their manufacturer or manufacturer-approved party and that are offered for sale by a manufacturer or retailer, but does not include consumer-to-consumer second-hand transfer. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-414
  • school district: shall mean any common, union free, central, central high or city school district, or a board of cooperative educational services. See N.Y. Penal Law 160.10
  • Secretary: means the secretary of state. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • Select biological agent: shall mean a biological weapon which has been identified in regulations promulgated pursuant to subdivision twenty-one of section two hundred six of the public health law. See N.Y. Penal Law 490.05
  • Select chemical agent: shall mean a chemical weapon which has been identified in regulations promulgated pursuant to subdivision twenty of section two hundred six of the public health law. See N.Y. Penal Law 490.05
  • senior college: shall mean an institution of higher education in the city of New York, which is governed and administered by the board of trustees, including, but not limited to, a professional or graduate institution, an institution for research, an administrative institution, and, except as otherwise provided, Medgar Evers college, New York city college of technology (formerly known as "New York city technical college" and "New York city community college"), and the college of Staten Island, but not including a community college. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • Serious physical injury: means physical injury which creates a substantial risk of death, or which causes death or serious or protracted disfigurement, protracted impairment of health or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily organ. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Service: shall mean actual teaching or supervision by the teacher during regular school hours of the day, and shall mean governmental service in the state of New York in another capacity where the teacher was a member of the New York state employees retirement system, and where such service was credited to the teacher in the said New York state employees retirement system. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117
  • Service dog: means any dog that has been or is being individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of a person with a disability. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Sexual conduct: means actual or simulated sexual intercourse, oral sexual conduct, anal sexual conduct, sexual bestiality, masturbation, sado-masochistic abuse, or lewd exhibition of the genitals. See N.Y. Penal Law 263.00
  • Sexual performance: means any performance or part thereof which, for purposes of section 263. See N.Y. Penal Law 263.00
  • sheep: means any member of the genus ovis. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • Small business: means a business which is independently owned and operated, and which is not dominant in the field of operation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • Small business: means any business which is resident in this state, independently owned and operated, not dominant in its field, and employs not more than one hundred individuals. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • soil: means the commonly accepted medium or other medium in which plants are grown and which is or may be capable of harboring or transmitting insect pests and plant diseases. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 9-110
  • Soil and water conservation district: means an entity as defined in subdivision one of section three of the soil and water conservation districts law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-360
  • Source separation equipment: shall mean :

    (a) Add-ons or trailers designed to modify collection vehicles to allow sorting and separation of collected wastes held for the purpose of recycling or collection vehicles whose function and design are exclusively for such purpose;

    (b) Containers for the source separation and temporary storage of recyclable wastes by residents or business prior to collection;

    (c) Bins, sheds or other facilities for the temporary storage of materials prior to transport for the purposes of recycling. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-557

  • Special groundwater protection area: shall mean recharge watershed area within a designated sole source area contained within counties having a population of one million or more which is particularly important for the maintenance of large volumes of high quality groundwater for long periods of time. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 165
  • Special village election: means any election of village officers, other than, the general village election. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 107
  • specialist assistant: means a person who is registered pursuant to this article as a specialist assistant for a particular medical specialty as defined by regulations promulgated by the commissioner of health pursuant to section thirty-seven hundred eleven of the public health law. See N.Y. Penal Law 490.01
  • Specialty pet: means any domesticated pet normally maintained in a cage or tank, such as, but not limited to, gerbils, hamsters, canaries, psittacine birds, mynahs, finches, tropical fish, goldfish, snakes and turtles. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Specialty pet food: means any commercial feed prepared and distributed for consumption by specialty pets. See N.Y. Tax Law 1202-AA*3
  • Specific public benefit: includes :

    (1) providing low-income or underserved individuals or communities with beneficial products or services;

    (2) promoting economic opportunity for individuals or communities beyond the creation of jobs in the normal course of business;

    (3) preserving the environment;

    (4) improving human health;

    (5) promoting the arts, sciences or advancement of knowledge;

    (6) increasing the flow of capital to entities with a public benefit purpose; and

    (7) the accomplishment of any other particular benefit for society or the environment. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-689

  • Sports contest: means any professional or amateur sport or athletic game or contest viewed by the public. See N.Y. Penal Law 180.35
  • Sports official: means any person who acts or expects to act in a sports contest as an umpire, referee, judge or otherwise to officiate at a sports contest. See N.Y. Penal Law 180.35
  • Sports participant: means any person who participates or expects to participate in a sports contest as a player, contestant or member of a team, or as a coach, manager, trainer or other person directly associated with a player, contestant or team. See N.Y. Penal Law 180.35
  • State agency: shall mean any state department, agency, board or commission of the state, or a public benefit corporation or public authority at least one of whose members is appointed by the governor. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 31.01
  • State agency: shall mean any department, bureau, commission, board, public authority or other agency of the state, including any public benefit corporation of which any member of whose board is appointed by the governor. See N.Y. Penal Law 400.01
  • State agency: means :

    (a) each state department;

    (b) division of military and naval affairs, division of state police, division of housing and community renewal, division for youth, office of general services, office of parks, recreation and historic preservation, and state university of New York;

    (c) any division, board, commission, office, or bureau of any state department which is required to obtain a permit issued by the department or which undertakes an activity for which it must register with the department; and

    (d) dormitory authority of the state of New York, facilities development corporation, metropolitan

    transportation

    authority (including the operations of all of its operating units), New York state energy research and development authority, New York state environmental facilities corporation, New York state olympic regional development authority, New York state thruway authority, New York state urban development corporation, port authority of New York and New Jersey, and power authority of the state of New York. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-504.1

  • State assistance payment: means the payment of monies by the state for projects authorized by the environmental protection fund, to preserve, enhance, restore and improve the quality of the state's environment. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-669
  • State assistance payment: means payment of the state share of the cost of projects authorized by this act to preserve, enhance, restore and improve the quality of the state's environment. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-706.1
  • State certified real estate appraiser: means a person who develops and communicates real estate appraisal and who holds a current, valid certificate issued to him or her for either general or residential real estate under the provisions of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 727
  • State contract: shall mean : (a) a written agreement or purchase order instrument, providing for a total expenditure in excess of twenty-five thousand dollars, whereby a contracting agency is committed to expend or does expend funds in return for labor, services including but not limited to legal, financial and other professional services, supplies, equipment, materials or any combination of the foregoing, to be performed for, or rendered or furnished to the contracting agency; (b) a written agreement in excess of one hundred thousand dollars whereby a contracting agency is committed to expend or does expend funds for the acquisition, construction, demolition, replacement, major repair or renovation of real property and improvements thereon; and (c) a written agreement in excess of one hundred thousand dollars whereby the owner of a state assisted housing project is committed to expend or does expend funds for the acquisition, construction, demolition, replacement, major repair or renovation of real property and improvements thereon for such project. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-AA
  • State designated heritage area: shall mean a heritage area designated in section 35. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 31.01
  • State licensed real estate appraiser: means a person who develops and communicates real property appraisals and who holds a current valid license issued to him or her for residential real property under the provisions of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 727
  • State licensed real estate appraiser assistant: means a person who assists and is supervised by a state certified real estate appraiser and who holds a current valid license issued to him or her under the provisions of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 727
  • Statewide advocate: shall mean the person appointed by the commissioner to serve in the capacity of the minority and women-owned business enterprise statewide advocate. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-AA
  • Storage: shall mean a facility or equipment with a refrigerated, controlled atmosphere, or other enclosed unit used for the purpose of long-term storage of farm and food products in connection with a farmers' market. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-323
  • Store: means an individual business establishment at one location including a grocery store, hotel, restaurant, soda fountain, dairy products store, automatic milk vending machine, gasoline station or a similar mercantile establishment offering goods and/or services at retail to individual consumers. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 3-218
  • Store: means a retail establishment that provides plastic carryout bags to its customers as a result of the sale of a product and (a) has over ten thousand square feet of retail space, or (b) such retail establishment is part of a chain engaged in the same general field of business which operates five or more units of over five thousand square feet of retail space in this state under common ownership and management. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-427
  • Subject corporation: means a corporation that is participating in a procedure pursuant to which all of the outstanding shares of one or more classes of such corporation are being acquired by an acquiring corporation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-504
  • superintendent: when used in this article, means the head of the department of financial services appointed pursuant to section two hundred two of the financial services law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Supplemental materials: means materials that supplement the primary textbook or textbooks that come in the form of another book, online technologies, a workbook, CD-ROM, or any other format, and that can be used by a faculty member or a student during the teaching of a course. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.45
  • Supplier: means any person who provides collectibles to a dealer specifically for the purposes of re-sale. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-715
  • Surrogate: shall mean the surrogate of any county in the state and any other judicial officer while acting in the capacity of surrogate. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-943
  • Surviving corporation: means the constituent corporation into which one or more other constituent corporations are merged. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-493
  • swine: means the entire super family of suidoidae, both feral and domestic. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1824
  • System: means the New York system of heritage areas established pursuant to section 35. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 31.01
  • Takeover bid: means the acquisition of or offer to acquire by an offeror from an offeree, pursuant to a tender offer or request or invitation for tenders, any equity security of a target company, if after acquisition thereof the offeror would, directly or indirectly, be a beneficial owner of more than five percent of any class of the issued and outstanding equity securities of such target company. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-675
  • Target company: means a corporation, organized under the laws of this state and having its principal executive offices or significant business operations located within this state. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-675
  • Taxable income: means the amount of combined net taxable income, if any, of both parents computed in accordance with the provisions of section six hundred eleven of the tax law computed without the benefit of the modification of federal adjusted gross income for nonpublic school tuition pursuant to paragraph (14) of subsection (c) of section six hundred twelve of the tax law, for the year for which a tuition reimbursement payment is sought. See N.Y. Penal Law 55.10
  • 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

  • Teacher: shall mean any regular teacher, special teacher, including any school librarian or physical training teacher, principal, vice-principal,

    supervisor,

    supervisory

    principal,

    director, superintendent, city superintendent, assistant city superintendent, district superintendent and other member of the teaching or professional staff of any class, public school, vocational school, truant reformatory school or parental school, and of any or all classes of schools within the state of New York, including schools on the Indian reservation, conducted under the order and superintendence of and wholly or partly at the expense of the New York state education department or of a duly elected board of education, board of school directors or board of trustees of the state or of any city or school district thereof, provided that no person shall be deemed a teacher within the meaning of this article who is not so employed for full time outside vacation periods. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2117

  • 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 N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-998
  • Test agency: means any organization, association, corporation, partnership, or individual or person that develops, sponsors or administers a test. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-998
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Textbook: means any textbook that is adopted for a course, as determined by the faculty member or members or entity charged with choosing that textbook. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.45
  • the mayor: shall mean the mayor of the city of New York. See N.Y. Penal Law 260.05
  • Therapy dog: means any dog that is trained to aid the emotional and physical health of patients in hospitals, nursing homes, retirement homes and other settings and is actually used for such purpose, or any dog during the period such dog is being trained or bred for such purpose, and does not qualify under federal or state law or regulations as a service dog. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Third party enforcement right: means a right which may be granted in a conservation easement which empowers a public body or a not-for-profit conservation organization which is not a holder of the easement to enforce any of the terms of the easement. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-532
  • Third-party standard: means a recognized standard for defining, reporting and assessing general public benefit that is:

    (1) developed by a person that is independent of the benefit corporation; and

    (2) transparent because the following information about the standard is publicly available:

    (A) the factors considered when measuring the performance of a business;

    (B) the relative weightings of those factors; and

    (C) the identity of the persons who developed and control changes to the standard and the process by which those changes are made. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-689

  • this state: means the state of New York;

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

  • Timber operation: means the on-farm production, management, harvesting, processing and marketing of timber grown on the farm

    operation into woodland products, including but not limited to logs, lumber, posts and firewood, provided that such farm operation consists of at least seven acres and produces for sale crops, livestock or livestock products of an annual gross sales value of ten thousand dollars or more and that the annual gross sales value of such processed woodland products does not exceed the annual gross sales value of such crops, livestock or livestock products. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-340

  • toxic chemical: means a substance on the list described in 42 U. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-504.1
  • transfer: means any exchange of funds or any thing of value between political committees authorized by the same candidate and taking part solely in his campaign, or any exchange of funds between a party or constituted committee and a candidate or any of his authorized political committees. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 55
  • transient dwellings: shall mean and include hotels, lodging houses, boarding and nursery schools, sorority houses, fraternity houses, college and school dormitories, convalescent, old age and nursing homes, and dwellings used for single room occupancy. See N.Y. Vehicle & Traffic Law 304
  • transient occupancy: shall mean the occupancy of a room for sleeping purposes by the same person or persons for a period of ninety days or less. See N.Y. Vehicle & Traffic Law 304
  • Transportation service: means the operation within the state of a vehicle or vehicles by a person not otherwise licensed to operate a disposal plant, for the purpose of transporting for hire unprocessed animal bodies, carcasses or portions thereof, and meat or meat products which are not intended for eventual use for human consumption. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1837-C
  • Trap and trace device: means a device which captures the incoming electronic or other impulses which identify the originating number of an instrument or device from which a wire or electronic communication was transmitted. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-701
  • Treasury shares: means shares which have been issued, have been subsequently acquired, and are retained uncancelled by the corporation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-728
  • TRIS: shall include TCEP (TRIS (2-chloroethyl) phosphate) and TDCPP (TRIS (1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate). See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-515
  • Tuition: means the amount actually paid by a parent for the enrollment of a pupil at a nonpublic school for the calendar year for which a tuition reimbursement payment is sought. See N.Y. Penal Law 55.10
  • Tuition savings agreement: shall mean an agreement between the comptroller or a financial organization and the account owner. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • United States: means any officer, agency, department or instrumentality of the United States of America, other than a court, and any corporation organized under its laws. See N.Y. Penal Law 250.65
  • University centers: shall mean the university centers at Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo and Stony Brook. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-2007
  • unlawful discriminatory practice: includes only those practices specified in sections two hundred ninety-six, two hundred ninety-six-a and two hundred ninety-six-c of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1045-M
  • Urban areas: means cities, villages or towns with a population density of greater than one thousand persons per square mile. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-625
  • Urban forestry: means the planning, establishment, protection and other management of trees and other vegetation in urban areas for present and potential contribution to the physiological, sociological, and economic well-being of urban society. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-625
  • Use: shall mean to avail oneself of or to employ without conveyance of title gardens on vacant public lands by any individual or organization. See N.Y. Penal Law 400.01
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Vacant public land: shall mean any land owned by the state or a public corporation including a municipality that is not in use for a public purpose, is otherwise unoccupied, idle or not being actively utilized for a period of at least six months and is suitable for garden use. See N.Y. Penal Law 400.01
  • Valuation: is a n estimate of the value of real estate or real property. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 727
  • 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.
  • Vehicle: means a conveyance or any piece of equipment whatsoever used in transportation service. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1837-C
  • 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.
  • Viable agricultural land: means land highly suitable for a farm operation as defined in this section. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 5-340
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.
  • Video surveillance: has the meaning given to that term by section 700. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-709
  • Village election: means and includes both general and special village elections for officers. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 107
  • Village primary: means any election held by a political party for the purpose of nominating candidates for elective village offices. See N.Y. Multiple Residence Law 107
  • War dog: means any dog which has been honorably discharged from the United States armed services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Waste reduction projects: means projects undertaken to reduce the volume or toxicity of material entering the municipal solid waste stream, by reducing the volume or toxicity of such material at the point of generation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 20-682
  • Watershed: shall mean an area where water drains into a specific basin or reservoir, or, for groundwater, a region where water is abundantly recharged to the subsurface groundwater reservoir. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 165
  • Working search dog: means any dog that is trained to aid in the search for missing persons and is actually used for such purpose. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2422
  • Youth: means a person charged with a crime alleged to have been committed when he was at least sixteen years old and less than nineteen years old or a person charged with being a juvenile offender as defined in subdivision forty-two of section 1. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-722
  • Youthful offender finding: means a finding, substituted for the conviction of an eligible youth, pursuant to a determination that the eligible youth is a youthful offender. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 27-722
  • Zone: means any area of land within the Lake George park in which the use of land for commercial purposes is prohibited, restricted, or controlled pursuant to the provisions of this article, local law or ordinance, agreement, restrictive covenant, or otherwise. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 35.09