§ 171-A Definitions
§ 172 Registration of Charitable Organizations
§ 172-A Certain Persons Exempted
§ 172-B Reports by Registered Charitable Organizations; Registration to Be Cancelled for Failure to File
§ 172-C Non-Resident Charitable Organizations; Designation of Secretary of State as Agent for Service of Process; Service of Process
§ 172-D Prohibited Activity
§ 172-E Disclosure of Certain Donations by Charitable Non-Profit Entities
§ 172-F Disclosure of Certain Activities by Non-Charitable Non-Profit Entities
§ 173 Professional Fund-Raisers, Commercial Co-Venturers and Fund Raising Counsel
§ 173-A Contracts of Professional Fund Raisers, Fund Raising Counsel and Commercial Co-Venturers; Closing Statements; Final Accountings
§ 173-B Professional Solicitor
§ 173-C Non-Resident Professional Fund Raisers, Fund Raising Counsel, Professional Solicitors and Commercial Co-Venturers; Designation of Secretary of State a
§ 174 Solicitation by Unregistered Charitable Organizations, Professional Fund-Raisers or Commercial Co-Venturers a Fraud Upon the People of the State
§ 174-A Contracts With Charitable Organizations
§ 174-B Solicitation
§ 174-C Sales Advertised to Benefit a Charitable Organization
§ 174-D Unauthorized Use of Names When Soliciting or Collecting Contributions
§ 175 Enforcement by Attorney General
§ 175-A Application of Article
§ 175-B Municipal Option
§ 176 Advisory Council
§ 177 Administration and Enforcement by Attorney General

Terms Used In New York Laws > Executive > Article 7-A

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • commission: shall mean the Niagara river greenway commission created pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 39.03
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • greenway: shall mean a linear system of state and local parks and conservation areas linked by a network of multi use trails within the greenway area established by an approved plan of the commission as provided for in this article. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 39.03
  • 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
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Municipality: means a county, city, town, village or local public benefit corporation located adjacent to the Niagara river. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 39.03
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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.
  • solicitation: shall be deemed to have taken place whether or not a contribution is made. See N.Y. Executive Law 171-A
  • solicitation of contributions: includes any advertising which represents that the purchase or use of goods, services, entertainment or any other thing of value will benefit a charitable organization. See N.Y. Executive Law 171-A
  • 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 designated heritage area: shall mean a heritage area designated in section 35. See N.Y. Parks, recreation and historic preservation Law 31.01
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.