Terms Used In New York Laws > Executive > Article 19-A
- Allegation: something that someone says happened.
- authority: shall mean the corporation created by section seven hundred two of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 701
- bridge: shall include approaches and all construction necessary to give access to the bridge from connecting roads, toll houses, toll booths and such facilities as may be necessary to the collection of tolls, buildings and structures necessary for the housing of customs and immigration officials and such other buildings and appurtenances necessary to the operation of the bridge as an international toll bridge. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 701
- Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of children and family services, designated as the head of the office of children and family services by chapter four hundred thirty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-seven. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Contemplation of death: The expectation of death that provides the primary motive to make a gift.
- 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.
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- 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.
- Local youth bureau: shall mean a youth bureau, not included within the definition of municipal youth bureau pursuant to subdivision eight of this section, that engages in activities, including, but not
limited to, the operation, administration or monitoring of youth development programs, throughout a particular village, town or city. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Municipal youth bureau: shall mean either:
a. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Municipality: shall mean a county, or a city having a population of one million or more. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
- Office: shall mean the office of children and family services established in the department of family assistance by chapter four hundred thirty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-seven. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Personal property: All property that is not real property.
- Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
- Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
- State aid: shall mean payments by the state to a municipality for or toward the cost of establishment, operation and/or maintenance of approved youth programs in accordance with the provisions of this article. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
- Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
- Youth: shall mean any person under twenty-one years of age. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
- Youth program: shall mean a "youth bureau" "recreation project" or "youth service" project established under prior authorizing legislation establishing a temporary state youth commission as well as similar local programs designed to accomplish the broad purposes of this article. See N.Y. Executive Law 412