§ 13-0301 Lease of State-Owned Underwater Lands for Shellfish Cultivation
§ 13-0302 Lands Underwater of Gardiner’s and Peconic Bays
§ 13-0303 Tax On State-Owned Underwater Lands Held Under Lease or Franchise for Shellfish Cultivation
§ 13-0305 Marking Lands Prohibited; Injury to Monuments
§ 13-0307 Sanitary Surveys
§ 13-0309 Taking, Handling and Importation of Shellfish; General Provisions
§ 13-0310 Northern or Lined Seahorses; Prohibited Acts
§ 13-0311 Digger’s Permit to Take Shellfish for Commercial Purposes; When Not Required
§ 13-0313 Shellfish Growers; Definition; Bed Permit
§ 13-0315 Shellfish Shipper’s and Processor’s Permit
§ 13-0316 Marine Hatcheries; Off-Bottom and On-Bottom Culture; Permits
§ 13-0317 Shipping Tags
§ 13-0319 Shellfish Regulations
§ 13-0321 Taking and Importation of Shellfish for Transplanting and Other Purposes
§ 13-0323 Oysters; Prohibited Acts
§ 13-0325 Clams; Prohibited Acts
§ 13-0327 Scallops
§ 13-0328 Commercial Licenses; Limited Entry
§ 13-0329 Lobsters; Permit to Take; Prohibited Acts
§ 13-0330 Whelks or Conchs; License to Take
§ 13-0331 Crabs; Permit to Take; Prohibited Acts
§ 13-0333 Menhaden; Prohibited Acts
§ 13-0334 Marine and Coastal District Food Fish and Crustacea Dealers and Shippers License
§ 13-0335 Food Fish; License; Prohibited Acts
§ 13-0336 Marine and Coastal District Party and Charter Boat License
§ 13-0337 Return of Fish, Crustacea and Other Animals to the Water
§ 13-0338 Sharks; Department Authority; Finning Prohibited
§ 13-0339 Marine Fish; Size Limits of Marine Species; Sale of Marine Species
§ 13-0339-A Atlantic Cod (Gadus Morhua), Atlantic Sturgeon (Acipenser Oxyrhynchus), Shortnose Sturgeon (Acipenser Brevirostrum), American Eel (Anguilla Rostrata), Atlantic Herring (Clupea Horengus), American Shad (Alosa Sapidissima), Alewife (Alosa Pseudoharengus), B
§ 13-0340 Bluefish (Pomatomus Saltatrix)
§ 13-0340-A Weakfish (Cynoscion Regalis)
§ 13-0340-B Fluke – Summer Flounder (Paralichthys Dentatus)
§ 13-0340-C Winter Flounder (Pleuorenectes Americanus)
§ 13-0340-D Blackfish or Tautog (Tautoga Onitis)
§ 13-0340-E Scup (Stenotomus Chrysops)
§ 13-0340-F Black Sea Bass (Centropristis Striata)
§ 13-0340-G Monkfish (Lophius Americanus, Lophius Reticulatus and Lophius Gastrophysus)
§ 13-0341 Trawls; Use Prohibited in Certain Waters
§ 13-0342 Marine Fisheries Data
§ 13-0343 Nets Other Than Trawls; Restrictions On Use of Nets and Trawls
§ 13-0343-A Fish Pots and Traps; Restrictions
§ 13-0344 Fish, Shellfish and Crustacea; Dumping
§ 13-0345 Protection of Waters; Cesspools and Drains
§ 13-0347 Management of Striped Bass in Marine Waters
§ 13-0349 Taking of Fish for Commercial Purposes
§ 13-0350 Marine Resources Advisory Council
§ 13-0355 Recreational Marine Fishing Registration
§ 13-0360 Special Management Areas
§ 13-0371 Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Compact

Terms Used In New York Laws > Environmental Conservation > Article 13 > Title 3

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Preauthorized electronic fund transfers: An EFT authorized in advance to recur at substantially regular intervals. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.