Sections
Article 1 Short Title 1
Article 2 Sabbath 2 – 17
Article 3 Auctions and Auctioneers 21 – 28
Article 4 Peddlers 32 – 35-A
Article 4-A Itinerant Vendors 37 – 39
Article 5 Collateral Loan Brokers 40 – 55
Article 5-A Commercial Installment Sales 56
Article 6 Junk Dealers 60 – 64
Article 6-A Convict Made Goods 69
Article 6-B Sale of Goods Produced With Child Labor 69-A – 69-D
Article 6-C Scrap Processors 69-E – 69-H
Article 6-D Business of Installing Security or Fire Alarm Systems 69-L – 69-Z
Article 7 Private Investigators, Bail Enforcement Agents and Watch, Guard and Patrol Agencies 70 – 89-A
Article 7-A Security Guard Act 89-E – 89-W
Article 8 Process Servers 89-T – 89-V
Article 8-A Process Servers and Process Serving Agencies in Cities Having a Population of One Million or More 89-BB – 89-LL
Article 8-B Licensing of Armored Car Carriers 89-AAA – 89-NNN
Article 8-C Training and Registration of Armored Car Guards 89-OOO – 89-ZZZ
Article 9 Bills of Lading, Warehouse Receipts, Other Receipts and Vouchers 90 – 111
Article 9-A Passage Tickets 115 – 127
Article 9-B Use of Names and Symbols 130 – 143
Article 9-C Cyber Piracy Protections; Domain Names 146 – 149
Article 10 Shooting Ranges 150
Article 10-A Truth in Travel Act 155 – 159-A
Article 10-B Transmission of Money to Foreign Countries. 160 – 166
Article 11 Employment Agencies. 170 – 194
Article 11-A Motor Vehicle Manufacturers 198-A – 199
Article 11-B Franchises for the Sale of Motor Fuels 199-A – 199-N
Article 12 Hotels and Boarding Houses 200 – 209-G
Article 12-B Mercantile Establishments 217 – 218-AA
Article 13 Silver, Gold and Diamonds 229-A – 229-J
Article 13-A Platinum Stamping 230 – 238
Article 13-B Appraisers of Jewelry, Works of Art, Watches and Objects Made From or Containing Precious Stones or Metals 239 – 239-C
Article 14 Aircraft 240 – 251-C
Article 15 Specious Cash Sales 252 – 255
Article 16 Ice 260 – 265
Article 17 Milk Cans 270 – 274
Article 17-A Filing of Names, Marks and Devices Used On Certain Vessels, Receptacles and Utensils 275 – 279-I
Article 18 Freight and Baggage 280 – 287
Article 19 Oil and Distilled Spirits 300 – 308
Article 20 Gas 320 – 323
Article 20-A Petroleum Well Casings and Pipes 324 – 327
Article 21 Publications 330 – 337
Article 21-A Fraudulent Transactions in Securities 339 – 339-F
Article 22 Monopolies 340 – 347
Article 22-A Consumer Protection From Deceptive Acts and Practices 349 – 350-F-1
Article 22-B Water Treatment Units 350-G – 350-I
Article 23 Bucket Shops 351 – 351-E
Article 23-A Fraudulent Practices in Respect to Stocks, Bonds and Other Securities 352 – 359-H
Article 23-B Transactions With or by Fiduciaries 359-I – 359-L
Article 24 Trademarks 360 – 360-R
Article 24-A Fair Trade Law 369-A – 369-EEE
Article 24-C Tax Preparers 371 – 373
Article 25 Fair Credit Reporting Act 380 – 380-V
Article 25-A Articles of Bedding 383 – 389-C
Article 25-B Use of Safety Glazing Materials 389-M – 389-R
Article 26 Miscellaneous 390 – 399-ZZZZ
Article 27 Licensing of Nail Specialty, Natural Hair Styling, Esthetics and Cosmetology 400 – 417
Article 27-A Licensing of Coin Processors 418 – 429
Article 28 Practice of Barbering 430 – 447
Article 28-A Cemetery Property and Funeral Services 450 – 454-A
Article 28-B Budget Planning 455 – 457
Article 28-BB Credit Services Business 458-A – 458-K
Article 28-C Immigrant Assistance Services 460-A – 460-K
Article 28-D Lasers, Radiation, Crane Operators and Blasters 480 – 486
Article 28-E Children’S Product Safety and Recall Effectiveness Act of 2008 490 – 490-H
Article 29 Manufacture, Sale and Introduction or Movement in Commerce of Flammable Wearing Apparel, Fabrics, Related Material and Interior Furnishing Prohibited 500 – 509
Article 29-A Unauthorized or Improper Use of Credit Cards and Debit Cards 511 – 520-D
Article 29-AAA Credit Card Registration Services 521 – 521-F
Article 29-B Prohibited Credit Card Practices Involving Providers of Travel Services 523 – 526
Article 29-C Radio and Television Tubes 532 – 537
Article 29-CC Modem Hijacking Deterrence Act 538 – 538-B
Article 29-D Notes Given for Patent Rights and for a Speculative Consideration 550 – 554
Article 29-E Trading Stamps 570 – 579
Article 29-F Going Out of Business Sales 580 – 596
Article 29-G Receipts for Personal Property 597 – 598
Article 29-GG Sale of Traffic Control Devices 599 – 599-E
Article 29-H Debt Collection Procedures 600 – 603
Article 29-HH Debt Collection Procedures Related to Identity Theft 604 – 604-B
Article 29-I the Storage of Household Goods 605 – 610
Article 29-J Film Ratings Labeling 611 – 612
Article 29-K Motor Vehicle Parts Warranty 616 – 619
Article 30 Health Club Services 620 – 631
Article 30-A Home-Use Medical Diagnostic Device Marketing Practices 640
Article 31 Membership Campgrounds 650 – 660
Article 32 Video Consumer Privacy Act 670 – 675
Article 32* Wheelchair Warranties 670*2
Article 33 Franchises 680 – 695
Article 33-A Dealer Agreements for the Sale of Farm Equipment 696-A – 696-I
Article 33-B Express Consumer Warranty On Farm Equipment 697 – 697-D
Article 34 Creditor Billing Errors 701 – 707
Article 34-A Consumer Credit Balances 710 – 716
Article 34-B Annual Credit Interest Statements 717 – 719
Article 35 Warranties On Mobile Homes 720 – 724
Article 35-A Aftermarket Rustproofing Warranties of New Motor Vehicles 730 – 735
Article 35-B Automobile Broker Business 736 – 744
Article 35-C Operation of Pet Cemeteries and Pet Crematoriums 750 – 750-W
Article 35-D Sale of Dogs and Cats 751 – 755
Article 35-E Construction Contracts 756 – 758
Article 35-F Fire Sprinkler Information 759 – 759-A
Article 36 Protection of Underground Facilities 760 – 767
Article 36-A Home Improvement Contracts 770 – 776
Article 36-B Warranties On Sales of New Homes 777 – 777-B
Article 36-C Down Payments in the Purchase and Sale of Residential Real Estate 778 – 778-A
Article 36-D Home Heating System Conversion 778-AA
Article 37 Deposits On Construction of New Homes 779 – 785
Article 37-A Registration of Hearing Aid Dispensers 788 – 805
Article 38 Vessel Dealer Agreements 810 – 816
Article 38-A Sale of Outdated Over-the-Counter Drugs 820 – 821
Article 39 Drug-Related Paraphernalia 850 – 853
Article 39-A Merchants of Torah Scrolls 855 – 864
Article 39-B Imitation Weapons 870 – 873
Article 39-C Imitation Hypodermic Instruments 880 – 882
Article 39-D Auto Equity Promoters 890 – 893
Article 39-DD Sale of Firearms, Rifles or Shotguns At Gun Shows 895 – 897
Article 39-DDD Private Sale or Disposal of Firearms, Rifles and Shotguns 898
Article 39-E Uniform Athlete Agents Act 899 – 899-P
Article 39-F Notification of Unauthorized Acquisition of Private Information 899-AA
Article 39-G Document Destruction Contractors 899-AAA – 899-BBB
Article 41 Combative Sports 1000 – 1022
Article 43 Laws Repealed; When to Take Effect. 1200 – 1201

Terms Used In New York Laws > General Business

  • abused child: means a child under eighteen years of age and who is defined as an abused child by the family court act;

    2. See N.Y. Social Services Law 412

  • Access device: means a card, code, or other means of access to a consumer's account, or any combination thereof, that may be used by the consumer for the purpose of initiating electronic fund transfers. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • Account: shall mean the hearing aid dispensing account. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • Account: means any of the two accounts created under section seven thousand seven hundred six of this article. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 19-A
  • 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
  • Acrobatic flying: means maneuvers not necessary for normal flight and intentionally performed by an aircraft, involving an abrupt change in its attitude, an abnormal attitude or an abnormal acceleration. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-JJ
  • Additional state payments: shall mean payments made to aged, blind and disabled persons who are receiving, or who would but for their income be eligible to receive, federal supplemental security income benefits, whether made by the office of temporary and disability assistance in accordance with the provisions of this title and with title sixteen of the federal social security act, or by the commissioner of the United States social security administration, pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of this title, title sixteen of the federal social security act, and provisions of any agreement entered into between the state and such commissioner by which the commissioner agrees to administer such additional state payments on behalf of the state. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • additional state payments: means payments by social services districts or by the secretary of the federal department of health, education and welfare on behalf of the state, to aged, blind and disabled persons who are receiving, or who would but for their income be eligible to receive, federal supplemental security income benefits, made pursuant to title sixteen of the federal social security act, public law 93-66, and the provisions of this chapter. See N.Y. Social Services Law 300
  • Administrator: means any person designated by a provider to be responsible for administration of service contracts, including servicing, claims management and processing, recordkeeping, customer service and collection of fees. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 63-A
  • Administrator of the federal aviation agency: means the administrator of the federal aviation agency of the United States. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-JJ
  • 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 date: means the date the board of directors of the mutual life insurer adopts the plan of reorganization. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • adverse information: means information that is likely to have a negative effect upon the ability or eligibility of a consumer to obtain credit, insurance, employment, or other benefits, goods or services or information that is either wholly or partially responsible for increases in charges for credit or insurance. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Advisory committee: shall mean the committee established by section four hundred forty-three of this title. See N.Y. Social Services Law 441
  • AED: as used in this article means a medical device approved by the federal food and drug administration that (a) is capable of recognizing the presence or absence in a patient of ventricular fibrillation and rapid ventricular tachycardia; (b) is capable of determining, without intervention by an operator, whether defibrillation should be performed on the patient; (c)

    upon determining that defibrillation should be performed, automatically charges and requests delivery of an electrical impulse to the patient's heart; and (d) upon action by an operator, delivers an appropriate electrical impulse to the patient's heart to perform defibrillation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1873

  • Affiliate: means a person which, directly or indirectly, owns at least ten percent but less than fifty percent of the financial guaranty insurance corporation or which is at least ten percent but less than fifty percent, directly or indirectly, owned by a financial guaranty insurance corporation. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987
  • Aftermarket rustproofing: means the application of rust-inhibiting material to various areas of a new motor vehicle after the vehicle has been assembled. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1979
  • Agency: shall mean a not-for-profit corporation or group of not-for-profit corporations. See N.Y. Social Services Law 410-P
  • Agency contract: means an agreement in which a student-athlete authorizes a person to negotiate or solicit on behalf of the student-athlete a professional sports-services contract or an endorsement contract. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-V
  • Agency manager: means the person designated by the applicant for a license who is responsible for the direction and operation of the placement activities of the agency at the premises covered by the license. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1271
  • Aggregate net liability: means the aggregate amount of insured unpaid principal, interest and other monetary payments, if any, of guarantied obligations insured or assumed, less reinsurance ceded and less collateral. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987
  • Aircraft: means any contrivance, now or hereafter invented, for avigation of or flight in the air, except a parachute or other contrivance designed for use, and carried primarily for safety equipment. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-JJ
  • Airport: means any landing area used regularly by aircraft for receiving or discharging passengers or cargo; or for the landing and take-off of aircraft being used for personal or training purposes. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-JJ
  • alcoholism counselor: means any person who has been issued a credential therefor by the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services, pursuant to paragraphs one and two of subdivision (d) of section 19. See N.Y. Social Services Law 412
  • Amateur: means any participant in a combative sport authorized pursuant to this article who is not receiving or competing for, and who has never received or competed for, any purse, money, prize, pecuniary gain, or other thing of value exceeding seventy-five dollars or the allowable amount established by the authorized amateur sanctioning entity overseeing the competition. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-QQ
  • Animal: means a dog or a cat. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2041-K
  • 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
  • Appearance enhancement business: means the business of providing any or all of the services licensed pursuant to this article at a fixed location. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1599-LLL*2
  • Applicable board rate: shall mean an amount equal to the monthly payment that has been made by a social services official, in accordance with section three hundred ninety-eight-a of this article and other provisions of this chapter, for the care and maintenance of the child, while such child was boarded out in the approved or certified foster family boarding home with the prospective relative guardian. See N.Y. Social Services Law 458-A
  • Applicant: means an individual who has filed an application with the department for a registration card. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • applicant: means a coin processor who has filed an application with the department for a license. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1600-N
  • Applicant: shall mean (a) with respect to an eligible building held in the cooperative or condominium form of ownership, the board of managers of a condominium or the board of directors of a cooperative apartment corporation, or (b) with respect to any other eligible building, the owner of such building. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAA
  • Applicant: shall mean (a) with respect to an eligible building held in the cooperative or condominium form of ownership, the board of managers of a condominium or the board of directors of a cooperative apartment corporation, or (b) with respect to any other eligible building, the owner of such building. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAAA
  • Applicant: shall mean an individual who has filed an application with the department for a security guard registration card. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • Application for tax abatement: shall mean an application for a green roof tax abatement pursuant to section four hundred ninety-nine-ccc of this title. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAA
  • Application for tax abatement: shall mean an application for a solar electric generating system tax abatement pursuant to section four hundred ninety-nine-cccc of this title. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAAA
  • applied: include any method or means of application or attachment to, or of use on, or in connection with, or in relation to, an article, whether such application, attachment or use is to, on, by, in or with

    1. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-S

  • Appraiser: shall mean any person or persons, firm, partnership, corporation or association or any officer, director, employee or agent thereof who purports to ascertain and state the true value of property. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-FFF
  • Apprentice: means a person pursuing in good faith a course of study in the practice of barbering under the tutelage, supervision and direction of a licensee and who assists such licensee in such practice. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1621-F
  • Approved assessing unit: shall mean an assessing unit certified by the commissioner, pursuant to section nineteen hundred two of this chapter, as having completed a revaluation which is in conformance with the commissioner's rules and regulations. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 701
  • Architect: shall mean a person licensed and registered to practice the profession of architecture under the education law. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAA
  • Architect: shall mean a person licensed and registered to practice the profession of architecture under the education law. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAAA
  • Armored car carrier: has the meaning ascribed to that term by subdivision six of section eighty-nine-bbb of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Armored car guard: has the meaning ascribed to that term by subdivision eight of section eighty-nine-ppp of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-B
  • Armored car guard: means an individual employed by an armored car carrier to provide armored car services and who carries a firearm or is authorized by the employer to access a firearm when providing armored car services, and who holds a conditional letter of authority or a valid registration card issued by the department pursuant to the provisions of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Armored car services: means engaging in the business of providing secured transportation, protection and safeguarding of valuable cargo from one place or point to another, including the provision of cash services for automated teller machines, by means of specially designed and constructed bullet-resistant armored vehicles and armored car guards. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-B
  • Armored car services: has the meaning ascribed to that term by subdivision seven or section eighty-nine-bbb of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Article: means any article of merchandise and includes any portion of such article, whether a distinct part thereof, or not (including every part thereof whether or not separable and also including material for manufacture). See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-S
  • Artist: shall mean actors and actresses rendering services on the legitimate stage and in the production of motion pictures, radio artists, musical artists, musical organizations, directors of legitimate stage, motion picture and radio productions, musical directors, writers, cinematographers, composers, lyricists, arrangers, models, and other artists and persons rendering professional services in motion picture, theatrical, radio, television and other entertainment enterprises. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1271
  • assessed value: means the determination made by assessors of the valuation of real property, including the valuation of exempt real property. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 522
  • assessed value: means the determination made by assessors or the board of assessment review of the valuation of real property, including the valuation of exempt real property. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 701
  • assessed value: means the determination made by assessors or the board of assessment review of the valuation of real property, including the valuation of exempt real property. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 729
  • Assessment roll: means the assessment roll as it exists from the time of its tentative completion to the time of the annexation of a warrant for the collection of taxes. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 550
  • Athlete agent: means an individual who enters into an agency contract with a student-athlete or, directly or indirectly, recruits or solicits a student-athlete to enter into an agency contract. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-V
  • Audiologist: means an individual who is licensed under article one hundred fifty-nine of the education law to evaluate hearing, and hearing and communication disorders and to engage in those practices defined in section eighty-two hundred three of the education law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • authority: shall mean the corporation created by section thirteen hundred fifty-three of this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • authority: shall mean the corporation created by section thirteen hundred seventy-eight of this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • Authority: shall mean the public benefit corporation created by section two thousand forty-nine-c of this title, known as the town of North Hempstead solid waste management authority. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B
  • Authorized sanctioning entity: means an entity allowed to oversee and conduct combative sports pursuant to regulations promulgated by the commission. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-QQ
  • Automobile broker business: means any person who, for a fee, commission or other valuable consideration paid by a consumer offers to provide, provides, or represents that he will provide a service of purchasing, arranging, assisting or effecting the purchase of an automobile as agent, broker, or intermediary for a consumer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1985
  • Average annual debt service: means the amount of insured unpaid principal and interest on an obligation, multiplied by the number of such insured obligations (assuming each obligation represents one thousand dollars par value), divided by the amount equal to the aggregate life of all such obligations (assuming each obligation represents one thousand dollars par value). See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987
  • Avigation: means the steering, directing or managing of an aircraft, in or through the air; and such term is here used as a substitute for "aerial navigation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-JJ
  • Bank: means a bank, trust company, savings bank, or state or federal savings and loan association which is located within this state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-W
  • bank: shall mean and include a state or national bank, trust company or savings institution incorporated under the laws and subject to the examination, supervision and control of any state or of the United States or of any insular possession thereof. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1470-P
  • Barber: means a person who engages in the practice of barbering. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1621-F
  • Barber shop: means any store, establishment, place or premises or part thereof where the practice of barbering is engaged in. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1621-F
  • Barber shop owner: is a person who operates or conducts a barber shop as defined by subdivision eight of this section. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1621-F
  • barbering: means and includes the performance of the following practices upon the head of a human being for any purpose whatsoever except for the treatment of disease or of physical or mental ailments:

    (a) Shaving or trimming the beard or cutting the hair of humans;

    (b) Giving facial or scalp massage with oils, creams, lotions or other preparations, either by hand or mechanical appliances;

    (c) Singeing, shampooing, arranging, dressing or dyeing the hair or applying hair tonic;

    (d) Applying cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, powders, oils, clays or lotions to scalp, face or neck. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1621-F

  • Billing error: means the initial occurrence of an error by omission or commission by the creditor in a billing statement given to the consumer by the creditor in (a) posting any debit or credit or (b) the computation of any amount or (c) any similar error of an accounting nature or (d) posting any debit for goods which were not received by the consumer as required by the provisions of subdivision fourteen of section four hundred thirteen of the personal property law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1965
  • Blaster: means a person who performs the act of preparation for detonation and the detonation of an explosive. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1680-F
  • Board: shall mean the hearing aid dispensing advisory board. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • board: shall mean the members of the authority. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • board: shall mean the members of the authority. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • Board rate: shall mean an amount equal to the monthly payment which has been or would have been made by a social services official, in accordance with section three hundred ninety-eight-a and other provisions of this chapter, for the care and maintenance of the child, if such child had been boarded out in a foster family boarding home. See N.Y. Social Services Law 451
  • bonds: shall mean bonds issued by the authority pursuant to this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • bonds: shall mean bonds issued by the authority pursuant to this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • Bonds: shall mean the bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness issued by the authority pursuant to this title and the provisions of this title relating to bonds and bondholders shall apply with equal force and effect to notes and noteholders, respectively, unless the context otherwise clearly requires. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B
  • 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
  • broker: shall mean and include any person, firm, association or corporation, other than a dealer, engaged in the business of effecting transactions in securities for the account of others within or from this state, but does not include a bank unless such bank is considered a broker under the federal securities exchange act of 1934. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1470-P
  • Builder: means any person, corporation, partnership or other entity contracting with an owner for the construction of a one- or two-family residential dwelling having less than three stories. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-B
  • Builder: means any person, corporation, partnership or other entity contracting with an owner for the construction or sale of a new home. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-T
  • Building code: means the uniform fire prevention and building code promulgated under section three hundred seventy-seven of the executive law, local building code standards approved by the uniform fire prevention and building code council under section three hundred seventy-nine of the executive law, and the building code of the city of New York, as defined in title twenty-seven of the administrative code of the city of New York. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-T
  • Business: means any individual, partnership, trust, association, organization or corporation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • Buyer: means any person or persons who have contracted or who intend to contract with a builder for the construction of a one- or two-family residential dwelling having less than three stories. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-B
  • Buyer: as used in this article means any individual who enters into a contract for services with a health club. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1873
  • Buyer: means a natural person who buys or receives aftermarket rustproofing on a new motor vehicle if such vehicle is bought for use primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1979
  • Catalogue sale: shall mean any sale by means of printed material received by the consumer, including advertisements in newspapers, magazines or similar publications which contains the terms of sale, retail price, and instructions for ordering from which a consumer can order such unit. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1398
  • Certificate: means a certificate of registration issued under this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-OO
  • Change in level of assessment: means the net percentage increase or decrease in the assessed valuation of all taxable real property in an assessing unit from one final assessment roll to the next, other than increases or decreases in the assessed valuation of special franchises, transportation properties of railroads subject to a ceiling assessment, wholly exempt properties, and other than increases or decreases in value attributable to physical or quantity changes in the property. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1220
  • Change in level of assessment factor: means a multiplication factor which represents the change in level of assessment. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1220
  • charitable organization: shall mean entities established pursuant to the not-for-profit corporation law or otherwise established pursuant to law. See N.Y. Social Services Law 42
  • child: means a person under eighteen years of age, or a person under nineteen years of age who is a full-time student regularly attending a secondary school or in the equivalent level of vocational or technical training if, before such person attains age nineteen, such person may reasonably be expected to complete the program of such secondary school or training. See N.Y. Social Services Law 345
  • Child: shall mean a person under the age of twenty-one years whose guardianship and custody have been committed to a social services official or a voluntary authorized agency, or whose guardianship and custody have been committed to a certified or approved foster parent pursuant to a court order prior to such person's eighteenth birthday, except as provided in paragraph (g) of subdivision three of section three hundred eighty-four-b of this article and section six hundred thirty-one of the family court act. See N.Y. Social Services Law 451
  • Child: shall mean a person under the age of twenty-one years whose custody, care and custody, or custody and guardianship have been committed to a social services official prior to such person's eighteenth birthday pursuant to section three hundred fifty-eight-a, three hundred eighty-four, three hundred eighty-four-a or three hundred eighty-four-b of this chapter or article three, seven, ten or 10-C of the family court act. See N.Y. Social Services Law 458-A
  • City: means the city of New York. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 583
  • city: shall mean the city of Oswego. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • city: shall mean the city of Ogdensburg. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • Class designation: shall mean :

    (a) in an assessing unit other than a special assessing unit, the determination, pursuant to section nineteen hundred three of this chapter, of whether real property is included in the homestead class; or

    (b) in a special assessing unit, the determination, pursuant to section eighteen hundred two of this chapter, of whether real property is included in class one, two, three or four. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 522

  • Class designation: shall mean :

    (a) In an assessing unit other than a special assessing unit, the determination, pursuant to section nineteen hundred three of this chapter, of whether real property is included in the homestead class; or

    (b) In a special assessing unit, the determination, pursuant to section eighteen hundred two of this chapter, of whether real property is included in class one, two, three or four. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 701

  • Clerical and other worker: includes all employees not included in subdivisions four, five and six of this section, except any person employed in a bona fide executive, administrative or professional capacity whose earnings are in excess of nine hundred dollars a week. See N.Y. Social Services Law 409-F
  • Clerical error: means :

    (a) an incorrect entry of assessed valuation on an assessment roll or on a tax roll which, because of a mistake in transcription, does not conform to the entry for the same parcel which appears on the property record card, field book or other final work product of the assessor, or the final verified statement of the board of assessment review; or

    (b) an entry which is a mathematical error present in the computation of a partial exemption; or

    (c) an incorrect entry of assessed valuation on an assessment roll or on a tax roll for a parcel which, except for a failure on the part of the assessor to act on a partial exemption, would be eligible for such partial exemption; or

    (d) an entry which is a mathematical error present in the computation or extension of the tax; or

    (e) an entry on a tax roll which is incorrect by reason of a mistake in the determination or transcription of a special assessment or other charge based on units of service provided by a special district; or

    (f) a duplicate entry on an assessment roll or on a tax roll of the description or assessed valuation, or both, of an entire single parcel; or

    (g) an entry on an assessment or tax roll which is incorrect by reason of an arithmetical mistake by the assessor appearing on the property record card, field book or other final work product of the assessor; or

    (h) an incorrect entry on a tax roll of a relevied school tax or relevied village tax which has been previously paid; or

    (i) an entry on a tax roll which is incorrect by reason of a mistake in the transcription of a relevied school tax or relevied village tax; or

    (j) an incorrect entry of assessed valuation on an assessment roll or a tax roll due to an assessor's failure to utilize the required assessment method pursuant to section five hundred eighty-one-a of this article in the valuation of qualifying real property. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 550

  • Clinically ill: means an illness that is apparent to a veterinarian based on observation, examination, or testing of an animal or upon review of the medical records relating to the animal. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2041-K
  • coin processor: means any individual, partnership, association or corporation engaged in the business of providing coin processing services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1600-N
  • Collateral: means :

    (1) cash;

    (2) the cash flow from specific obligations which are not callable and scheduled to be received based on expected prepayment speed on or prior to the date of scheduled debt service (including scheduled redemptions or prepayments) on the insured obligation provided that (i) such specific obligations are directly payable by, guaranteed by or backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government, (ii) in the case of insured obligations denominated or payable in foreign currency as permitted under paragraph four of subsection (b) of section six thousand nine hundred four of this article, such specific obligations are directly payable by, guaranteed by or backed by the full faith and credit of such foreign government or the central bank thereof, or (iii) such specific obligations are insured by the same insurer that insures the obligations being collateralized, and the cash flows from such specific obligations are sufficient to cover the insured scheduled payments on the obligations being collateralized;

    (3) the market value of investment grade obligations, other than obligations evidencing an interest in the project or projects financed with the proceeds of the insured obligations;

    (4) the face amount of each letter of credit that:

    (A) is irrevocable;

    (B) provides for payment under the letter of credit in lieu of or as reimbursement to the insurer for payment required under a financial guaranty insurance policy;

    (C) is issued, presentable and payable either:

    (i) at an office of the letter of credit issuer in the United States; or

    (ii) at an office of the letter of credit issuer located in the jurisdiction in which the trustee or paying agent for the insured obligation is located;

    (D) contains a statement that either:

    (i) identifies the insurer and any successor by operation of law, including any liquidator, rehabilitator, receiver or conservator, as the beneficiary; or

    (ii) identifies the trustee or the paying agent for the insured obligation as the beneficiary;

    (E) contains a statement to the effect that the obligation of the letter of credit issuer under the letter of credit is an individual obligation of such issuer and is in no way contingent upon reimbursement with respect thereto;

    (F) contains an issue date and a date of expiration;

    (G) either:

    (i) has a term at least as long as the shorter of the term of the insured obligation or the term of the financial guaranty policy; or

    (ii) provides that the letter of credit shall not expire without thirty days prior written notice to the beneficiary and allows for drawing under the letter of credit in the event that, prior to expiration, the letter of credit is not renewed or extended or a substitute letter of credit or alternate collateral meeting the requirements of this subsection is not provided;

    (H) states that it is governed by the laws of the state of New York or by the 1983 or 1993 Revision of the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits of the International Chamber of Commerce (Publication 400 or 500) or any successor Revision if approved by the superintendent, and contains a provision for an extension of time, of not less than thirty days after resumption of business, to draw against the letter of credit in the event that one or more of the occurrences described in Article 19 of Publication 400 or 500 occurs; and

    (I) is issued by a bank, trust company, or savings and loan association that:

    (i) is organized and existing under the laws of the United States or any state thereof or, in the case of a non-domestic financial institution, has a branch or agency office licensed under the laws of the United States or any state thereof and is domiciled in a member country of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development having a sovereign rating in one of the top two generic lettered rating classifications by a securities rating agency acceptable to the superintendent;

    (ii) has (or is the principal operating subsidiary of a financial institution holding company that has) a long-term debt rating of at least investment grade; and

    (iii) is not a parent, subsidiary or affiliate of the trustee or paying agent, if any, with respect to the insured obligation if such trustee of paying agent is the named beneficiary of the letter of credit; or

    (5) the amount of credit protection available to the insurer (or its nominee) under each credit default swap that:

    (A) may not be amended without the consent of the insurer and may only be terminated: (i) at the option of the insurer; (ii) at the option of the counterparty to the insurer (or its nominee), if the credit default swap provides for the payment of a termination amount equal to the replacement cost of the terminated credit default swap determined with reference to standard documentation of the International Swap and Derivatives Association, Inc. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987

  • 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
  • Combative sport: means any unarmed bout, contest, competition, match, or exhibition undertaken to entertain an audience, wherein the participants primarily grapple or wrestle, or deliver blows of any kind to, or use force in any way to manipulate, the body of another participant, and wherein the outcome and score depend entirely on such activities. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-QQ
  • Commercial real estate: means income producing real property other than residential property consisting of less than five units. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987
  • Commission: means the state athletic commission as provided for in section one thousand three of this article, or an agent or employee of the state athletic commission acting on its behalf. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-QQ
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of agriculture and markets. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2041-K
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Commissioner: means the industrial commissioner of the state of New York, except that in the application of this article to the city of New York the term "commissioner" means the commissioner of consumer affairs of such city. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1271
  • commissioner: means the commissioner of the state office of temporary and disability assistance; and

    b. See N.Y. Social Services Law 330

  • Commissioner: means the commissioner, director or superintendent of financial services in any other state. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 730
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of labor of the state of New York, except that any reference to the commissioner with respect to radioactive material, as defined in this article, or radiation equipment, as defined in this article, shall be a reference to the commissioner of health of the state of New York. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1680-F
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of education of the State of New York. See N.Y. Penal Law 55.10
  • Commissioner: means the "industrial commissioner" of the state of New York. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1681
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of labor;

    (b) "Department" shall mean the department of labor; and

    (c) "Task force" shall mean the fair wages task force within the department. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-R

  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of labor;

    (b) "Department" shall mean the department of labor;

    (c) "Apparel industry" shall mean the making, cutting, sewing, finishing, assembling, pressing or otherwise producing, by any of the foregoing apparel industry services, any men's, women's, children's or infants' apparel, or a section or component of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any individual which is to be sold or offered for sale, provided, however, that the apparel industry shall not include cleaning or tailoring after the apparel has been sold at retail;

    (d) "Manufacturer" shall mean any person who (i) in fulfillment or anticipation of a wholesale purchase contract, contracts with a contractor to perform in New York state the cutting, sewing, finishing, assembling, pressing or otherwise producing any men's, women's, children's or infants' apparel, or a section or component of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any individual which, pursuant to such contract, is to be sold or offered for sale to a retailer or other entity, or (ii) cuts, sews, finishes, assembles, presses or otherwise produces in New York state any men's, women's, children's or infants' apparel, or a section or component, designed or intended to be worn by any individual which is to be sold or offered for sale; provided, however, that "manufacturer" shall not mean a production employee employed for wages who does not employ others;

    (e) "Contractor" shall mean any person who, in fulfillment of a contract with a manufacturer, performs in New York state the cutting, sewing, finishing, assembling, pressing or otherwise producing any men's, women's, children's or infants' apparel, or a section or component of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any individual which is to be sold or offered for sale. See N.Y. Social Services Law 462-B

  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • Commodity: means , except as otherwise specified by the attorney general by rule, regulation or order, any agricultural, grain, animal, chemical, metal or mineral product or byproduct, any gem or gemstone (whether characterized as precious, semi-precious or otherwise), any fuel (whether liquid, gaseous or otherwise), any foreign currency, and any other good, article, or material. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1470-P
  • Commodity: means any subject of commerce. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-F
  • Community rating: means a rating methodology in which the premium equivalent rate for all persons covered under a municipal cooperative health benefit plan is the same, based upon the experience of the entire pool of risks covered under the plan, without regard to age, sex, health status or occupation and such that refunds, rebates, credits or dividends based upon age, sex, health status or occupation are not permitted. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 511
  • community-based program: means a program operated by a not-for-profit organization that provides services such as street outreach, voluntary drop-in services, peer counseling, individual counseling, family-therapy and referrals for services such as educational and vocational training and health care. See N.Y. Social Services Law 447-A
  • company: as used in this article , includes all corporations, whether created under the laws of this state, or of the United States, or of those of any other state or nation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1232-R
  • Compliance period: shall mean the tax year in which a tax abatement is taken. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAA
  • Compliance period: shall mean the tax year in which a tax abatement commences and the three tax years immediately thereafter. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAAA
  • Comptroller: shall mean the comptroller of the state of New York. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • Constructed in a skillful manner: means that workmanship and materials meet or exceed the specific standards of the applicable building code. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-T
  • Construction: shall mean the acquisition, erection, building, alteration,

    improvement,

    increase,

    enlargement,

    extension, reconstruction, renovation or rehabilitation of a solid waste management-resource recovery facility; the inspection and supervision thereof; and the engineering, architectural, legal, fiscal and economic investigations and studies, surveys, designs, plans, working drawings, specifications, procedures and other actions preliminary or incidental thereto. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B

  • Construction contract: means a written or oral agreement for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, maintenance, moving or demolition of any building, structure or improvement, or relating to the excavation of or other development or improvement to land, and where the aggregate cost of the construction project including all labor, services, materials and equipment to be furnished, equals or exceeds one hundred fifty thousand dollars. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2041-S
  • Consumer: means any individual purchasing an animal from a pet dealer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2041-K
  • consumer: means an individual. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Consumer: means any natural person who is solicited to purchase or who purchases the services of a credit services business. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1622-O
  • Consumer: means a natural person. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • Consumer: means a natural person. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1696*2
  • Consumer: means the person who purchased the part for purposes other than resale or any person to whom the motor vehicle on which the part is installed is transferred during the term of the warranty provided by section six hundred seventeen of this article and any other person, other than a seller, entitled by the terms of such warranty to enforce the obligations of the warranty. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1869
  • Consumer: means a New York resident who is the purchaser, lessee or transferee of farm equipment, other than for the purposes of resale. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1963
  • Consumer: means a natural person. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1965
  • Consumer: means a natural person. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1971
  • Consumer: means a natural person who is solicited to purchase or who purchases the services of an automobile broker business. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1985
  • Consumer claim: means any obligation of a natural person for the payment of money or its equivalent which is or is alleged to be in default and which arises out of a transaction wherein credit has been offered or extended to a natural person, and the money, property or service which was the subject of the transaction was primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1856
  • Consumer credit: means credit extended to a consumer, primarily for personal, family or household purposes, pursuant to a plan under which the creditor may permit the consumer to make purchases or obtain loans, from time to time, directly from the creditor or indirectly by use of a credit card, check or other device, as the plan may provide. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1965
  • Consumer credit: means credit extended to a consumer on an account pursuant to a plan under which the creditor may permit the customer to make purchases or obtain loans, from time to time, directly from the creditor or indirectly by use of a credit card, check, or other device, as the plan may provide. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1971
  • Consumer credit: means credit extended to an obligor on an account pursuant to a plan under which (a) the creditor may permit the obligor to make purchases or obtain loans, from time to time, directly from the creditor or indirectly by use of a credit card, check, or other device, as the plan may provide; (b) the customer has the privilege of paying the balance in full or in installments; and (c) a finance charge may be computed by the creditor from time to time on an outstanding unpaid balance. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1974-D
  • consumer credit report: means a consumer report assembled, evaluated or maintained by a consumer credit reporting agency, bearing on a consumer's credit worthiness, credit standing, or credit capacity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • consumer credit reporting agency: means a consumer reporting agency that regularly engages in the practice of assembling or evaluating and maintaining, for the purpose of furnishing consumer credit reports to third parties bearing on a consumer's credit worthiness, credit standing, or credit capacity, public record information and credit account information from persons who furnish that information regularly and in the ordinary course of business. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • consumer report: means any written, oral, or other communication of any information by a consumer reporting agency bearing on a consumer's credit worthiness, credit standing, credit capacity, character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living which is used or expected to be used or collected in whole or part for the purpose of serving as a factor in establishing the consumer's eligibility for (i) credit or insurance to be used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, (ii) employment purposes, or (iii) other purposes authorized under section three hundred eighty-b of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • consumer reporting agency: means any person who, for monetary fees, dues, or on a cooperative nonprofit basis, regularly engages in whole or in part in the practice of assembling or evaluating consumer credit information or other information on consumers for the purpose of furnishing consumer reports or investigative consumer reports to third parties. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Contact: means a communication, direct or indirect, between an athlete agent and a student-athlete, to recruit or solicit the student-athlete to enter into an agency contract. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-V
  • Contingency reserve: means an additional liability reserve established to protect policyholders against the effects of adverse economic developments or cycles or other unforeseen circumstances. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987
  • Contract: means a written agreement between a seller and buyer for the sale and purchase of a home. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-W
  • contract: as used in this article also shall include reconstruction and repair of any such public work, and any public work performed under a lease, permit or other agreement pursuant to which the department of jurisdiction grants the responsibility of contracting for such public work to any third party proposing to perform such work to which the provisions of this article would apply had the department of jurisdiction contracted directly for its performance, or where there is no lease, permit or other agreement and ownership of a public work is

    intended to be assumed by such public entity at any time subsequent to completion of the public work. See N.Y. Social Services Law 456

  • Contract for services: means a contract between a subscriber and a credit card registration service under which the credit card registration service agrees to provide to a subscriber for a fee any of its services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • contract holder: means a person who is the purchaser or holder of a service contract. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 63-A
  • Contractor: means any person, firm, partnership, corporation, association, company, organization or other entity, including a construction manager, or any combination thereof, which enters into a construction contract with an owner. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2041-S
  • Contractor: means any employer who employs employees to perform building service work under a contract with a public agency and shall include any of the contractor's subcontractors. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • Contractor: shall include , but not be limited to, a subcontractor, jobber, or wholesaler, but shall not include a production employee who is employed for wages but does not employ others;

    (f) "Production employees" shall mean persons who are employed by a contractor or a manufacturer directly to perform the cutting, sewing, finishing, assembling, pressing or otherwise producing of any men's, women's, children's or infants' apparel, or a section or component of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any individual which is to be sold or offered for sale;

    (g) "Special task force" shall mean the special task force on the apparel industry within the department; and

    (h) "Labor law" shall mean the labor law of New York state. See N.Y. Social Services Law 462-B

  • Contractual obligations: means any obligation under covered policies, but shall not include any obligation with respect to policyholder dividends unpaid or unapplied, retrospective rate credits or similar benefits or provisions. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 19-A
  • Control zone: means an airspace of defined dimensions extending upwards from the surface of the ground and including one or more airports and designated as such by the administrator of the federal aviation agency. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-JJ
  • corporation: means an insurer licensed to transact the business of financial guaranty insurance in this state. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987
  • Corporation: shall mean the New York state higher education services corporation. See N.Y. Penal Law 70.02
  • cosmetology: means providing the services described in subdivisions four, five and six of this section, providing service to the hair, head, face, neck or scalp of a human being, including but not limited to shaving, trimming, and cutting the hair or beard either by hand or mechanical appliances and the application of antiseptics, powders, oil, clays, lotions or applying tonics to the hair, head, or scalp, and in addition includes providing, for a fee or any consideration or exchange, whether direct or indirect, services for the application of dyes, reactive chemicals, or other preparations to alter the color or to straighten, curl, or alter the structure of the hair of a human being. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1599-LLL*2
  • Countable income: shall mean all of a person's income, in cash or in kind, both earned and unearned, which is not excluded by federal law or regulations or by regulations of the department in determining the need of an individual for supplemental security income benefits or additional state payments, including the income of an individual's eligible spouse, and, if the individual is a child, certain income of such individual's parent or parents with whom he resides. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • Countable resources: shall mean cash or other liquid assets or any real or personal property that an individual or couple owns and could convert to cash to be used for his or their support and maintenance, which is not excluded by federal law or regulations or by regulations of the department in the determination of the need of an individual for supplemental security income benefits or additional state payments. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • Covered institution employee: shall mean any employee, agent, contractor, director, officer or trustee of a covered institution. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.21
  • Covered policy: means any of the kinds of insurance specified in paragraph one, two or three of subsection (a) of section one thousand one hundred thirteen of this chapter, any supplemental contract, or any funding agreement referred to in section three thousand two hundred twenty-two of this chapter, or any portion or part thereof, within the scope of this article under section seven thousand seven hundred three of this article, except that any certificate issued to an individual under any group policy or contract shall be considered to be a separate covered policy for purposes of section seven thousand seven hundred eight of this article. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 19-A
  • Crane: includes but is not limited to cranes and equipment of the following types: a mobile, carrier-mounted, power-operated hoisting machine utilizing a power-operated boom which moves laterally by rotation of the machine on the carrier, tower cranes, hydraulic cranes and power-operated derricks; provided, however, that "crane" shall not include public utility company line trucks used by a public utility company in the construction and maintenance of its generation, transmission and distribution facilities. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1680-F
  • Credit balance: means any money or credit owed to, or held for the benefit of, a consumer by a creditor on a consumer credit account, whether resulting from an overpayment or return of merchandise by the consumer, or otherwise. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1971
  • Credit card: means and includes any credit card, credit plate, charge plate, courtesy card, or other identification card or device which may be used to obtain a cash advance or a loan or credit or to purchase or lease property or services on the credit of the issuer or of the holder. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • Credit card registration service: means any person who provides to subscribers for a fee services including, but not limited to, any of the following: maintenance of a registry of credit cards or access devices owned by a subscriber; notification on behalf of a subscriber to card issuers or financial institutions that any of a subscriber's credit cards or access devices have been lost or stolen; assistance to a subscriber in obtaining new cards or access devices when the subscriber's cards or access devices have been lost or stolen; and notification on behalf of a subscriber to card issuers or financial institutions that a subscriber's address has changed. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • Credit default swap: means an agreement referencing the credit derivative definitions published from time to time by the International Swap and Derivatives Association, Inc. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987
  • Credit services business: means any person who sells, provides, or performs, or represents that he can or will sell, provide or perform, a service for the express or implied purpose of improving a consumer's credit record, history, or rating or providing advice or assistance to a consumer with regard to the consumer's credit record history or rating in return for the payment of a fee. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1622-O
  • Creditor: means a person, partnership, corporation, association or other entity who, in the ordinary course of business, regularly extends consumer credit. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1965
  • Creditor: means a person, partnership, corporation, association or other entity who, in the ordinary course of business, regularly extends consumer credit. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1971
  • Creditor: means a person, partnership, corporation, association or other entity who in the ordinary course of business, regularly extends consumer credit. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1974-D
  • Current net price: means the price listed in the supplier's effective price list or catalogue, less any applicable trade and cash discounts. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1955
  • Damage: means an impact upon or removal of support from an underground facility consequent to excavation or demolition which, according to the operating practices of the operator, would necessitate repair of such facility, destruction of any underground facility or its protective coating, housing or other protective device, and impact with or severance of an underground facility. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-D
  • day services: shall mean care and treatment for part of the day of one or more children under eighteen years of age and their families in a program which provides to such children and families in accordance with their needs various services such as psychiatric, psychological, social casework, educational, vocational, health, transportation and such other services as may be appropriate. See N.Y. Social Services Law 430
  • Dealer: means any person engaged in the retail sale of motor fuels for use in motor vehicles under a franchise entered into with a distributor. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1285-E
  • dealer: shall mean and include any person, firm, association or corporation engaged in the business of buying and selling securities from or to the public within or from this state for his or its own account, through a broker or otherwise, except a bank unless such bank is considered a dealer under the federal securities exchange act of 1934, but does not include any person, firm, association or corporation in so far as he or it buys or sells securities for his or its bona fide investment account, either individually or in some fiduciary capacity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1470-P
  • Dealer: means any person selling or agreeing to sell primarily equipment under an agreement with a supplier. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1955
  • Dealer: means any person selling or agreeing to sell farm equipment under an agreement with a manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1963
  • Dealer: shall include any person, corporation, association or any other legal entity who customarily sells mobile homes to consumers. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1977-A
  • Dealer agreement: means any agreement between a supplier and a dealer by which the dealer is authorized to engage in the business of the retail sale, lease and/or service of equipment in accordance with methods and procedures prescribed by the supplier. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1955
  • Debtor: means any natural person who owes or who is asserted to owe a consumer claim. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1856
  • Debtor: means any natural person who owes or who is asserted to owe a consumer claim. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1860
  • delinquent tax: include any unpaid tax or other charge against lands owned by the state. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1102
  • Demand: means communication of an actual notice to the vendor of requests made therein. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-C
  • Demolition: means the wrecking, razing, rending, moving or removing of any structure. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-D
  • Department: means the department of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-B
  • Department: means the department of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Department: means the department of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • department: means the state office of temporary and disability assistance. See N.Y. Social Services Law 330
  • Department: means the New York state department of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-OO
  • Department: means the department of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1599-LLL*2
  • department: means the department of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1600-N
  • Department: means the department of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1621-F
  • Department: means the department of labor. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1681
  • Department: means the department of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1207-E
  • Department: shall mean the department of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • Department of finance: shall mean the department of finance of a city having a population of one million or more persons. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAA
  • Department of finance: shall mean the department of finance of a city having a population of one million or more persons. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAAA
  • Deposit: means any moneys given as down payment by the vendee to the vendor as required by the vendor prior to the commencement of the work to be performed pursuant to an agreement between the vendor and vendee wherein vendor undertook to build or construct a home for the vendee. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-C
  • Designated agency: shall mean one or more agencies or departments of a city having a population of one million or more persons that are designated by the mayor of such city to exercise the functions, powers and duties of a designated agency pursuant to this title. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAA
  • Designated agency: shall mean one or more agencies or departments of a city having a population of one million or more persons that are designated by the mayor of such city to exercise the functions, powers and duties of a designated agency pursuant to this title. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAAA
  • 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
  • disabled: shall mean a person having a disability as so defined in section two hundred ninety-two of the executive law. See N.Y. Social Services Law 326-B
  • disabled person: shall mean a person who is unable to engage in any substantial gainful activities by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or which has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than twelve months; or who, in the case of a child under the age of eighteen, suffers from any medically determinable physical or mental impairment of comparable severity. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • Dispensing of hearing aids: means the act of fitting, selecting, selling, renting, adapting or servicing of hearing aids or any other instrument to compensate for impaired hearing; provided that such term shall include testing of hearing, solely for the purpose of fitting, selecting, selling, distribution, renting, adapting or servicing hearing aids or any instrument to compensate for impaired hearing, the making of impressions, castings and shells and appropriate counseling and instructions pertaining to the selection, adaptation and sale or rental of hearing aids and further provided that such term shall include any tasks, procedures, acts, or practices that are necessary (a) for the non-diagnostic testing of hearing solely for the purpose of fitting a hearing aid; (b) for training in the use of amplification including hearing aids; (c) for the making of ear molds for hearing aids; (d) for the fitting, dispensing, and sale of hearing aids; or (e) for otoscopic observation of solely the ear canal for the purposes of fitting, dispensing or sale of hearing aids; provided, however, that nothing contained in this subdivision shall be deemed to permit the performance of or reference to an otoscopic evaluation for medical diagnosis; and (f) for those other procedures necessary to determine proper amplification needs and the specific hearing aid which will be of maximum benefit to aid or to compensate for the impaired ear. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • Distributor: means any person engaged in the sale, consignment, or distribution of motor fuels to dealers. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1285-E
  • district: shall mean the Oswego port authority district created by section eighteen hundred twenty-seven of this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • district: shall mean the Ogdensburg port authority district created by section thirteen hundred seventy-seven of this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • Division: means the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-B
  • Division: means the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • division: means the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1600-N
  • Division: shall mean the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • Document: means any record kept, held, filed, produced or reproduced by, with or for a person or business entity, in any physical form whatsoever including, but not limited to, reports, statements, examinations, memoranda, opinions, folders, files, books, manuals, pamphlets, forms, papers, designs, drawings, maps, photos, letters, microfilms, or computer tapes or discs. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-OO
  • Document destruction contractor: means a person, firm or corporation that owns or operates a business, the principal purpose of which is to destroy records containing personal identifying information for a fee, and for whom the total cash price of all of his, her or its document destruction contracts exceeds five hundred dollars during any period of twelve consecutive months. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-OO
  • Document destruction: means the burning, pulverizing, or shredding of a record, or any action taken to render the personal identifying information contained on a record unreadable and incapable of reconstruction. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-OO
  • Down payment: means a contract deposit or similar advance toward the purchase price of a home that a buyer gives to an escrow agent pursuant to the provisions of a contract. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-W
  • Drug-related paraphernalia: consists of the following objects used for the following purposes:

    (a) Kits, used or designed for the purpose of planting, propagating, cultivating, growing or harvesting of any species of plant which is a controlled substance or from which a controlled substance can be derived;

    (b) Kits, used or designed for the purpose of manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, or preparing controlled substances;

    (c) Isomerization devices, used or designed for the purpose of increasing the potency of any species of plant which is a controlled substance;

    (d) Scales and balances, used or designed for the purpose of weighing or measuring controlled substances;

    (e) Diluents and adulterants, including but not limited to quinine hydrochloride, mannitol, mannite, dextrose and lactose, used or designed for the purpose of cutting controlled substances;

    (f) Separation gins, used or designed for the purpose of removing twigs and seeds in order to clean or refine marihuana;

    (g) Hypodermic syringes, needles and other objects, used or designed for the purpose of parenterally injecting controlled substances into the human body;

    (h) Objects, used or designed for the purpose of ingesting, inhaling, or otherwise introducing marihuana, cocaine, hashish, or hashish oil into the human body. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2047-O

  • Early childhood services: shall mean services which include, but are not limited to, registered, certified or licensed care in family day care homes, group family day care homes, school-age child care programs; head start programs, day care centers; child care which may be provided without a permit, certificate or registration in accordance with this statute;

    early childhood education programs approved by the state education department; and care provided in a children's camp as defined in section one thousand four hundred of the public health law;

    4. See N.Y. Social Services Law 410-P

  • 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
  • Effective date: means , in the case of the reorganization of a mutual life insurer, the date upon which the reorganization of the mutual life insurer shall be effective in accordance with section eight thousand nine of this article as a result of reorganization proceedings pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • Eligible applicant: shall mean a not-for-profit corporation or charitable organization which operates single room occupancy units qualifying as an eligible project. See N.Y. Social Services Law 45
  • Eligible building: shall mean a class one, class two or class four real property, as defined in subdivision one of section eighteen hundred two of this chapter, located within a city having a population of one million or more persons. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAA
  • Eligible building: shall mean a class one, class two or class four real property, as defined in subdivision one of section eighteen hundred two of this chapter, located within a city having a population of one million or more persons. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAAA
  • eligible couple: shall mean an eligible individual and his or her aged, blind or disabled spouse, who are living together or who are living apart but have been living apart for less than six months. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • 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 individual: shall mean a person who is eligible to receive additional state payments pursuant to section two hundred nine of this title. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • Eligible project: shall mean those single room occupancy units occupied by eligible residents, within a building or portion thereof which is operated by an eligible applicant. See N.Y. Social Services Law 45
  • Eligible resident: shall mean a person residing in a single room occupancy unit who is in need of services to live independently. See N.Y. Social Services Law 45
  • Eligible solar electric generating system expenditures: shall mean reasonable expenditures for materials, labor costs properly allocable to on-site preparation, assembly and original installation, architectural and engineering services, and designs and plans directly related to the construction or installation of a solar electric generating system installed in connection with an eligible building. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAAA
  • Emigrant agent: shall mean any person, on behalf of an employment agency who, for a fee, procures or attempts to procure employment for persons outside the state or outside the continental United States seeking such employment, or employees from outside the state or outside the continental United States for employers seeking the services of such employees. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1271
  • Employee: means any person employed for hire by an employer in any employment. See N.Y. Social Services Law 409-F
  • employee: includes , but is not limited, to, watchman, guard, doorman, building cleaner, porter, handyman, janitor, gardener, groundskeeper, stationary fireman, elevator operator and starter, window cleaner, and occupations relating to the collection of garbage or refuse, and to the transportation of office furniture and equipment, and to the transportation and delivery of fossil fuel but does not include clerical, sales, professional, technician and related occupations. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • 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: includes any person, corporation, limited liability company, or association employing any individual in any occupation, industry, trade, business or service. See N.Y. Social Services Law 409-F
  • Employer: means any person who either directly or through an employee, agent, independent contractor, or any other person, delivers or causes to be delivered to another person, any materials to be manufactured in a home, and which are thereafter to be returned to him, not for the personal use of himself or of a member of his family, or to be delivered, mailed, or shipped to others. See N.Y. Social Services Law 472-N
  • employer fee paid employment agency: means any person who on behalf of employers procures or attempts to procure employees for "Class B" employment (as defined in section one hundred eighty-five of this article) and who in no instance charges a fee directly, or indirectly, to persons seeking such employment even though a fee may be charged to employers seeking the services of such employees, and who engages in no activity constituting the operation of an employment agency as defined in section one hundred seventy-one of this chapter and who in no instance enters into any arrangement through which the employer fee paid employment agency receives remuneration or any other thing of value from any person, firm or corporation which collects fees from applicants. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1282
  • Employment agency: means any person (as hereinafter defined) who, for a fee, procures or attempts to procure:

    (1) employment or engagements for persons seeking employment or engagements, or

    (2) employees for employers seeking the services of employees. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1271

  • employment purposes: when used in connection with a consumer report means a report used for the purpose of evaluating a consumer for employment, promotion, reassignment or retention as an employee. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Energy-related public utility mass real property: means real property used in the transmission and distribution of electricity and gas located in counties with a population of more than nine hundred forty thousand and less than one million two hundred thousand inhabitants according to the last decennial census, including conduits, cables, lines, wires, poles, mains, pipes, substations, tanks, supports and enclosures for electrical conductors located on, above and below real property. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-TTTT
  • Enforcing officer: means any elected or appointed officer of any tax district empowered or charged by law to enforce the collection of tax liens on real property; provided, however, that (a) where no law provides otherwise, the enforcing officer shall be (i) in a county which is a tax district, the county treasurer or commissioner of finance, (ii) in a city which is a tax district, the official so empowered or charged by the city charter, (iii) in a village which is a tax district, the village treasurer, and (iv) in a town which is a tax district, the town supervisor; and (b) when the duties and powers of an "enforcing officer" are vested in two or more elected or appointed officials, the governing body of the tax district shall designate which of such officials shall act as enforcing officer for the purposes set forth in this article. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1102
  • Engineer: shall mean a person licensed and registered to practice the profession of engineering under the education law. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAA
  • Engineer: shall mean a person licensed and registered to practice the profession of engineering under the education law. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAAA
  • Enhanced services: shall mean additional or more intensive levels of services as listed in subdivision two of section four hundred ten-q of this title, which an agency agrees to provide in order to receive additional funding pursuant to this title;

    6. See N.Y. Social Services Law 410-P

  • Entity: shall mean a partnership, association, joint venture, company, sole proprietorship, corporation or any other form of doing business. See N.Y. Social Services Law 456
  • Entity: shall mean a partnership, association, joint venture, company, sole proprietorship, corporation or any other form of doing business. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • Entombment: means the placement of a pet in a grave or tomb. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Equipment: means vehicles and machinery and the accessories and parts thereto which are designed to be used for farm and agricultural purposes, lawn, garden, golf course, landscaping or grounds and maintenance/utility activities, provided however that self-propelled vehicles primarily for the transportation of persons or property on a street or highway are specifically excluded. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1955
  • Error in essential fact: means :

    (a) an incorrect entry on the taxable portion of the assessment roll, or the tax roll, or both, of the assessed valuation of an improvement to real property which was destroyed or removed prior to taxable status date for such assessment roll; or

    (b) an incorrect entry on the taxable portion of the assessment roll, or the tax roll, or both, of the assessed valuation of an improvement to real property which was not in existence or which was present on a different parcel; or

    (c) an incorrect entry of acreage on the taxable portion of the assessment roll, or the tax roll, or both, which acreage was considered by the assessor in the valuation of the parcel and which resulted in an incorrect assessed valuation, where such acreage is shown to be incorrect on a survey submitted by the applicant; or

    (d) the omission of the value of an improvement present on real property prior to taxable status date; or

    (e) an incorrect entry of a partial exemption on an assessment roll for a parcel which is not eligible for such partial exemption; provided that the exemption has not been renounced pursuant to section four hundred ninety-six of this chapter; or

    (f) an entry pursuant to article nineteen of this chapter on an assessment or tax roll which is incorrect by reason of a

    misclassification of property which is exclusively used for either residential or non-residential purposes. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 550

  • Escrow agent: means a person, other than a seller, who holds a buyer's down payment deposit pursuant to the provisions of a contract. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-W
  • esthetics: means providing for a fee, or any consideration or exchange, whether direct or indirect, services to enhance the appearance of the face, neck, arms, legs, and shoulders of a human being by the use of compounds or procedures including makeup, eyelashes, depilatories, tonics, lotions, waxes, sanding and tweezing, whether performed by manual, mechanical, chemical or electrical means and instruments but shall not include the practice of electrology. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1599-LLL*2
  • Excavation: means an operation for the purpose of movement or removal of earth, rock or other materials in or on the ground by use of mechanized equipment or by blasting, and includes, but is not limited to, auguring, backfilling, drilling, grading, plowing in, pulling in, trenching and tunneling; provided, however, that the movement of earth by tools manipulated only by human or animal power and the tilling of soil for agricultural purposes shall not be deemed excavation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-D
  • Excavator: means a person who is engaged in a trade or business which includes the carrying out of excavation or demolition; provided, however, that an individual employed by an excavator, and having no supervisory authority, other than the routine direction of employees, over an excavation or demolition, shall not be deemed an excavator for the purposes of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-D
  • Excess spread: means , with respect to any insured issue of asset-backed securities, the excess of (A) the scheduled cash flow on the underlying assets that is reasonably projected to be available, over the term of the insured securities after payment of the expenses associated with the insured issue, to make debt service payments on the insured securities over (B) the scheduled debt service requirements on the insured securities, provided that such excess is held in the same manner as collateral is required to be held under subsection (g) of this section. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987
  • Fabric: means any material (except fiber, filament, or yarn for other than retail sale) woven, knitted, felted, or otherwise produced from or in combination with any natural or synthetic fiber, film, or substitute therefor which is intended for use or which may reasonably be expected to be used in any product as defined in subdivision six of this section. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1681
  • facility: shall mean any facility, plant, works, system, building, structure, improvement, machinery, equipment, fixture or other real or personal property which is to be used, occupied or employed for or is incidental to the collecting, receiving, transporting, storage, processing, or disposal of solid waste or the recovery by any means of any material or energy product or resource therefrom including, but not limited to, recycling centers, transfer stations, shredding or baling facilities, rail haul or maritime facilities, collection vehicles, processing systems, resource recovery facilities, steam and electric generating and transmission facilities, including auxiliary facilities to supplement or temporarily replace such generating facilities, steam distribution facilities, sanitary landfills, leachate treatment facilities, plants and facilities for compacting, composting or pyrolization of solid wastes, secure land burial facilities, landspreading facilities, surface impoundments and waste oil storage, reprocessing and rerefining facilities, incinerators and other solid waste disposal, reduction or conversion facilities, and "resource recovery equipment" and "disposal equipment" as such terms are defined in subdivisions four and five of section 51-0903 of the environmental conservation law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B
  • 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 equipment: means any self propelled farm equipment and implements of husbandry and the accessories and parts included in the sale or lease of same designed and manufactured primarily to be used for agricultural purposes and for the United States market or in compliance with the laws and standards of the United States for which the purchase or lease price for each piece of farm equipment exceeds one thousand five hundred dollars and which is being transferred for the first time from a manufacturer, distributor or new farm machinery dealer and has not been registered or titled in this state or any other state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1963
  • federal benefit rate: shall mean the maximum payment of supplemental security income payable to a person or couple with no countable income. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • Fee: means anything of value, including any money or other valuable consideration charged, collected, received, paid or promised for any service, or act rendered or to be rendered by an employment agency, including but not limited to money received by such agency or its emigrant agent which is more than the amount paid by it for transportation, transfer of baggage, or board and lodging on behalf of any applicant for employment. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1271
  • file: when used in connection with information on any consumer, means all of the information on that consumer recorded and retained by a consumer reporting agency regardless of how the information is stored. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Film: means any videotape, video cassette or other reproduction of a motion picture, concert, musical production or other video event. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1868
  • Financial guaranty insurance: means a surety bond, an insurance policy or, when issued by an insurer or any person doing an insurance business as defined in paragraph one of subsection (b) of section one thousand one hundred one of this chapter, an indemnity contract, and any guaranty similar to the foregoing types, under which loss is payable, upon proof of occurrence of financial loss, to an insured claimant, obligee or indemnitee as a result of any of the following events:

    (A) failure of any obligor on or issuer of any debt instrument or other monetary obligation (including equity securities guarantied under a surety bond, insurance policy or indemnity contract) to pay when due to be paid by the obligor or scheduled at the time insured to be received by the holder of the obligation, principal, interest, premium, dividend or purchase price of or on, or other amounts due or payable with respect to, such instrument or obligation, when such failure is the result of a financial default or insolvency or, provided that such payment source is investment grade, any other failure to make payment, regardless of whether such obligation is incurred directly or as guarantor by or on behalf of another obligor that has also defaulted;

    (B) changes in the levels of interest rates, whether short or long term or the differential in interest rates between various markets or products;

    (C) changes in the rate of exchange of currency;

    (D) changes in the value of specific assets or commodities, financial or commodity indices, or price levels in general; or

    (E) other events which the superintendent determines are substantially similar to any of the foregoing. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987

  • 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
  • Financially impaired: means a risk retention group:

    (1) whose admitted assets are less than the sum of its aggregate liabilities and the amount of surplus to policyholders required to be maintained by a domestic risk retention group authorized to do the same kind or kinds of insurance; or

    (2) whose admitted assets are less than the sum of its aggregate liabilities and outstanding capital stock; or

    (3) which is insolvent. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 730

  • Fiscal officer: means the industrial commissioner, except for building service work performed by or on behalf of a city, in which case

    "fiscal officer" means the comptroller or other analogous officer of such city. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A

  • Flight visibility: means the average horizontal distance that prominent objects may be seen from the cockpit. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-JJ
  • Franchise: means any agreement between a distributor and a dealer under which the dealer is granted the right to use a trademark, trade name, service mark, or other identifying symbol or name owned by the distributor, or to which the distributor has the right to authorize the use thereof, and is furnished by the distributor with products to be sold at retail under such trademark, trade name, service mark, or other identifying symbol or name or any agreement between a distributor and a dealer under which the dealer is granted the right to occupy or use premises or facilities owned, leased, or controlled by the distributor, for the purpose of engaging in the retail sale of motor fuels of the distributor, provided that an agreement by one distributor to lease premises or facilities to another distributor shall not constitute a franchise. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1285-E
  • freeze: means a notice placed in the consumer credit report of or relating to a consumer, at the request of such consumer and subject to certain exceptions, that prohibits the consumer credit reporting agency from releasing the consumer credit report, the contents of such report or the credit score of such consumer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Fully-insured: means that all benefits payable pursuant to a municipal cooperative health benefit plan are guaranteed under a contract or policy of insurance delivered in this state and issued by an insurance company authorized to do accident and health insurance business in this state, an article forty-three corporation, or a health maintenance organization. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 511
  • 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 the members of the authority constituting and acting as the governing body of the authority. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B
  • Governing board: means the group of persons, designated in the municipal cooperation agreement establishing the municipal cooperative health benefit plan, to be responsible for administering the plan. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 511
  • Governmental unit: means the United States of America, Canada, a member country of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development having a sovereign rating in one of the top two generic lettered rating classifications by a securities rating agency acceptable to the superintendent, a state, territory or possession of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, a province of Canada, a municipality, or a political subdivision of any of the foregoing, or any public agency or instrumentality thereof. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987
  • Green roof: shall mean an addition to a roof of an eligible building that covers at least fifty percent of such building's eligible rooftop space and includes (a) a weatherproof and waterproof roofing membrane layer that complies with local construction and fire codes, (b) a root barrier layer, (c) an insulation layer that complies with the Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York state and local construction and fire codes, (d) a drainage layer that complies with local construction and fire codes and is designed so the drains can be inspected and cleaned, (e) a growth medium, including natural or simulated soil, with a depth of at least two inches, (f) if the depth of the growth medium is less than three inches, an independent water holding layer that is designed to prevent the rapid drying of the growth medium, such as a non-woven fabric, pad or foam mat or controlled flow roof drain, unless the green roof is certified not to need regular irrigation to maintain live plants, and (g) a vegetation layer, at least eighty percent of which must be covered by live plants such as (i) sedum or equally drought resistant and hardy plant species, (ii) native plant species, and/or (iii) agricultural plant species. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAA
  • Handicapped child: shall mean a child who possesses a specific physical, mental or emotional condition or disability of such severity or kind which, in accordance with regulations of the department, would constitute a significant obstacle to the child's adoption. See N.Y. Social Services Law 451
  • Hard to place child: shall mean a child, other than a handicapped child, (a) who has not been placed for adoption within six months from the date his guardianship and custody were committed to the social services official or a voluntary authorized agency, or (b) who has not been placed for adoption within six months from the date a previous adoption placement terminated and the child was returned to the care of the social services official or a voluntary authorized agency, or (c) who possesses or presents any personal or familial attribute, condition, problem or characteristic which, in accordance with regulations of the department, would be an obstacle to the child's adoption, notwithstanding the child has been in the guardianship and custody of the social services official or a voluntary authorized agency for less than six months. See N.Y. Social Services Law 451
  • Hazardous financial condition: means that, based on its present or reasonably anticipated financial condition, a risk retention group, although not yet financially impaired, is unlikely to be able:

    (1) to meet obligations to policyholders with respect to known claims and reasonably anticipated claims; or

    (2) to pay other obligations in the normal course of business. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 730

  • Health club: as used in this article means any person, firm, corporation, partnership, unincorporated association, or other business enterprise offering instruction, training or assistance or the facilities for the preservation, maintenance, encouragement or development of physical fitness or well being. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1873
  • Health insurance: means the kinds of insurance specified under items (i) and (ii) of paragraph three of subsection (a) of section one thousand one hundred thirteen of this chapter. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 19-A
  • health professionals: means persons duly licensed or otherwise authorized to practice a health profession pursuant to applicable law, including, but not limited to, physicians, registered professional nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, optometrists, dentists, dental hygienists, dietitians and nutritionists, and audiologists. See N.Y. Penal Law 115.20
  • Hearing aid: means any wearable instrument or device designed for or offered for the purpose of aiding or compensating for impaired human hearing and any parts, attachments or accessories but excluding batteries and cords or accessories thereto. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • Hearing aid dispenser: means any person twenty-one years of age or older or an audiologist licensed under article one hundred fifty-nine of the education law who is engaged in the dispensing of hearing aids who is registered and dispensing hearing aids in accordance with this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • 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

  • Holder: means an individual who has been issued a conditional letter of authority or a registration card by the department. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Holder: shall mean an individual who has been issued a registration card by the department. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • home: means any single family house or for-sale unit in a multi-unit residential structure of five stories or less in which title to the individual units is transferred to owners under a condominium or cooperative regime. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-T
  • Home: means an existing, previously occupied one or two-family dwelling intended to be used primarily as a residence, or a residential unit in a multi-unit structure in which title or shares of stock are transferred to buyers under a condominium or cooperative regime. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-W
  • Home: means a new one or two family dwelling intended to be used primarily as a residence. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-C
  • Home: means a room or an apartment in any house. See N.Y. Social Services Law 472-N
  • Home improvement: means the repairing, remodeling, altering, converting, or modernizing of, or adding to, residential property and shall include, but not be limited to, the construction, erection, replacement, or improvement of driveways, swimming pools, siding, insulation, roofing, windows, terraces, patios, landscaping, fences, porches, garages, solar energy systems, flooring, basements, and other improvements of the residential property and all structures or land adjacent to it. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-L
  • Home improvement contract: means an agreement for the performance of home improvement, between a home improvement contractor and an owner, and where the aggregate contract price specified in one or more home improvement contracts, including all labor, services and materials to be furnished by the home improvement contractor, exceeds five hundred dollars. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-L
  • Home improvement contractor: means a person, firm or corporation which owns or operates a home improvement business or who undertakes, offers to undertake or agrees to perform any home improvement for a fee and for whom the total cash price of all of his home improvement contracts with all his customers exceeds one thousand five hundred dollars during any period of twelve consecutive months. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-L
  • Home improvement goods or services: means goods and services which are bought in connection with home improvement. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-L
  • Homeless project: shall mean a specific facility, including lands, buildings and improvements acquired, constructed, renovated or rehabilitated and operated by a not-for-profit corporation, charitable organization, wholly owned subsidiary of a not-for-profit corporation or of a charitable organization, public corporation or a municipality to increase the availability of housing for homeless persons, which may include other non-housing services such as but not limited to dining, recreational, sanitary, social, medical and mental health services as may be deemed by the commissioner to be essential to such a project. See N.Y. Social Services Law 42
  • House: means any building in which one or more persons regularly sleep, and shall include outbuildings upon premises which include such building; but where only a person or persons or the family of a person or persons engaged in the service of the building, sleep in such building, the term "house" shall apply only to the separate room or rooms or to the apartment or apartments in which one or more of such persons sleep. See N.Y. Social Services Law 472-N
  • In-kind expenditures: shall mean the cash value of eligible costs that are not reimbursed under this title and may include but not be limited to materials, equipment, space or paid or volunteer staff. See N.Y. Social Services Law 45
  • Incapacity: shall mean a substantial inability to care for a child as a result of: (a) a physically debilitating illness, disease or injury; or (b) a mental impairment that results in a substantial inability to understand the nature and consequences of decisions concerning the care of a child. See N.Y. Social Services Law 458-A
  • indicated report: means a report made pursuant to this title if an investigation determines that some credible evidence of the alleged abuse or maltreatment exists. See N.Y. Social Services Law 412
  • Individual burial: means the interment of a single pet's remains in a separate grave. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Individual cremation: means the cremation of a single pet's remains in a separate receptacle that allows the pet's cremains to remain separate from the cremains of other pets. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Industrial homework: means the manufacturing in a home, in whole or in part, with or of material which has been furnished by an employer, of any article or articles to be returned to the said employer, or to be delivered, mailed, or shipped to others. See N.Y. Social Services Law 472-N
  • Industrial homeworker: means any person who manufactures in a home, in whole or in part, with or out of material furnished by an employer for industrial homework, any article or articles to be returned to such employer directly or indirectly, or to be delivered, mailed or shipped to others. See N.Y. Social Services Law 472-N
  • industrial project: shall mean a project designed and intended for the purpose of providing facilities for manufacturing, warehousing,

    recreational

    opportunities,

    docking,

    historical appreciation, research, business or other industrial purposes, including but not limited to machinery and equipment deemed necessary for the operation thereof (excluding raw materials, work in process or stock in trade), on land acquired or to be acquired by the authority in the city of Oswego and the two parcels previously acquired by the authority in the town of Scriba. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351

  • Industrial Project: shall mean a project designed and intended for the purpose of providing facilities for manufacturing, warehousing, research, business or other industrial or commercial purposes, including but not limited to machinery and equipment deemed necessary for the operation thereof (excluding raw materials, work in process or stock in trade), on land acquired or to be acquired by the authority for the establishment of an industrial park. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • Initial seller: means the seller who manufactured, modified, rebuilt, remanufactured, improved, reconditioned or recycled the part or who first sold the part. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1869
  • Insolvent insurer: means a member insurer which after the effective date of this article becomes insolvent for the purposes of section one thousand three hundred nine of this chapter and is placed under a final order of liquidation, rehabilitation or conservation by a court of competent jurisdiction. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 19-A
  • 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
  • Interest: means that part of the entire amount agreed to be paid for the purchase made or loan advanced which exceeds the aggregate of the cash value of such purchases or loans and is deemed to include service charges, time-price charges and per check charges. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1974-D
  • Intermediate seller: means any seller other than the initial seller. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1869
  • Inurnment: means the placement of pet cremains in a grave, urn or tomb. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • investigative consumer report: means a consumer report or portion thereof in which information on a consumer's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living is obtained through personal interviews with neighbors, friends, or associates of the consumer reported on or with others with whom he is acquainted or who may have knowledge concerning any such items of information. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Investment grade: means that:

    (1) the obligation or parity obligation of the same issuer has been determined to be in one of the top four generic lettered rating classifications by a securities rating agency acceptable to the superintendent;

    (2) the obligation or parity obligation of the same issuer has been identified in writing by such rating agency to be of investment grade quality; or

    (3) if the obligation or parity obligation of the same issuer has not been submitted to any such rating agency, the obligation is determined to be investment grade (as indicated by a rating in category 1 or 2) by the Securities Valuation Office of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987

  • Junk dealer: means any individual, firm, corporation, limited liability company, or partnership engaged in the business of purchasing and reselling valuable metal either at a permanently established place of business or in connection with a business of an itinerant nature, including junk shops, junk yards, junk stores, auto wreckers, salvage yards, collectors of or dealers in junk and junk cars or trucks, but shall not include any individual, firm, corporation, limited liability company, or partnership duly licensed as a scrap processor as provided in article six-c of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1203-A
  • Junk metal: means any product made of steel, copper, copper alloy, brass, aluminum, or aluminum alloy that is readily used or useable by a public utility, railroad, county, city or state highway department, public or private school, or an institution of higher education or which has an established market for resale to scrap processors as defined in section sixty-nine-e of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1203-A
  • Label: shall mean the written, printed or graphic matter (i) affixed or attached to or printed on the water treatment unit, or (ii) placed on or otherwise made a part of the containers or wrappers of such units. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1398
  • Land used in agricultural production: means such lands as defined in subdivision four of section three hundred one of the agriculture and markets law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Landing area: means any locality either of land or water, including airports and intermediate landing fields, which is used or intended to be used for the landing and take-off of aircraft, whether or not facilities are provided for shelter, servicing or repair of aircraft or for receiving or discharging passengers or cargo. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-JJ
  • Laser: means light amplification by simulated emission of radiation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1680-F
  • Lease price: means the aggregate of: (a) the lessor's actual purchase cost; (b) the freight cost, if applicable; (c) the cost for accessories, if applicable; (d) any fee paid to another to obtain the lease; and (e) an amount equal to five percent of the lessor's actual purchase cost as prescribed in paragraph (a) of this subdivision. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1963
  • legal charges: means :

    (a) the cost of the mailing or service of notices required or authorized by this article;

    (b) the cost of publication of notices required or authorized by this title;

    (c) the amount of any interest and penalties imposed by law;

    (d) the cost of recording or filing legal documents required or authorized by this article; and

    (e) the reasonable and necessary cost of any search of the public record required or authorized to satisfy the notice requirements of this article, and the reasonable and necessary expenses for legal services of a tax district in connection with a proceeding to foreclose a tax lien; provided, that: (i) a charge of up to one hundred fifty dollars per parcel shall be deemed reasonable and necessary to cover the combined costs of such searches and legal expenses, and such an amount may be charged without substantiation, even if salaried employees of the tax district performed the search or legal services; and (ii) a tax district may charge a greater amount with respect to one or more parcels upon demonstration to the satisfaction of the court having jurisdiction that such greater amount was reasonable and necessary. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1102

  • Lending institution: shall mean :

    a. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.21

  • Liability: means legal liability for damages (including costs of defense, legal costs and fees, and other claims expenses) because of injuries to other persons, damage to their property, or other damage or loss to such other persons resulting from or arising out of:

    (1) (A) any business (whether profit or nonprofit), trade, product, services (including professional services), premises, or operations; or

    (B) any activity of any state or local government, or any agency or political subdivision thereof; and

    (2) does not include personal risk liability and an employer's liability with respect to its employees other than legal liability under the Federal Employers' Liability Act (45 U. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 730

  • Licensee: means an armored car carrier that has been issued a license in accordance with the provisions of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-B
  • Licensee: means a person licensed pursuant to this article to engage in the practice of natural hair styling, esthetics, nail specialty or cosmetology, or to operate an appearance enhancement business in which such practice, as herein defined, is provided to the public. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1599-LLL*2
  • licensee: means a coin processor that has been issued a license in accordance with the provisions of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1600-N
  • Licensee: means a person permitted to engage in the practice of barbering pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1621-F
  • Licensee: means a person as herein defined licensed to engage in the business of installing, servicing or maintaining security or fire alarm systems under this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1207-E
  • Licensee: means a person as herein defined licensed to engage in the business of operating a pet cemetery or pet crematorium under this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Lien date: means the date on which the tax or other legal charges represented thereby became a lien, as provided by section nine hundred two of this chapter or such other general, special or local law as may be applicable, provided, that when the taxes of a school district are enforced by a tax district without being relevied by the tax district, and the lien date of the school district taxes differs from the lien date of the taxes of the tax district which are levied upon the same assessment roll, the later of the two such dates shall be deemed to be the lien date for purposes of this article. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1102
  • Local assessing jurisdiction: means the town, city, village or county assessing unit that establishes the assessment rolls for such town, city, village or county. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-HHHH
  • Local assessing jurisdiction: means the town, city, village or county assessing unit that establishes the assessment rolls for such town, city, village or county with a population of more than nine hundred forty thousand and less than one million two hundred thousand inhabitants according to the last decennial census. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-TTTT
  • Local energy-related public utility mass real property: means energy-related public utility mass real property that is located in counties with a population of more than nine hundred forty thousand and less than one million two hundred thousand inhabitants according to the last decennial census. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-TTTT
  • Local government: shall mean , unless otherwise expressly stated or unless the context otherwise requires, a county, city or town with the power to assess real property for the purpose of taxation. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 522
  • Local public utility mass real property: means public utility mass real property that is located in a particular town, village, city or county assessing unit and under the same ownership. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-HHHH
  • Locality: means the state, a town, city, village or other civil division or area of the state as determined by the fiscal officer. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • making: includes preparation, alteration, repair or finishing, in whole or in part, or handling in any way. See N.Y. Social Services Law 472-N
  • maltreated child: includes a child under eighteen years of age:

    (a) defined as a neglected child by the family court act, or

    (b) who has had serious physical injury inflicted upon him or her by other than accidental means;

    3. See N.Y. Social Services Law 412

  • 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
  • Manual worker: means a mechanic, workingman or laborer. See N.Y. Social Services Law 409-F
  • Manufacture: means "making" or "made" and includes converting, processing, altering, repairing, finishing, or preparing for sale any product, fabric or related material. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1681
  • Manufacturer: means any person who makes, fabricates, constructs, or assembles a mobile home. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1977-A
  • Mark: means any mark, sign, device, imprint, stamp, brand applied to any article, or to any tag, card, paper, label, box, carton, container, holder, package cover or wrapping attached to, used in conjunction with or enclosing such article or any bill, bill of sale, invoice, statement, letter, circular, advertisement, notice, memorandum, or other writing or printing. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-S
  • Market: means a line, subline or classification (other than a classification delineated by geographic location) of property/casualty insurance not subject to subsection (b) of section two thousand three hundred five, section two thousand three hundred twenty-eight or section three thousand four hundred twenty-five of this chapter. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 589-A
  • Mass burial: means the interment of pet remains communally in a grave containing more than one pet. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Mass cremation: means the cremation of pets communally in a receptacle containing more than one pet. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Material change in level of assessment: means a change in level of assessment of two percent or more in any one year. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1220
  • Material supplier: means any person, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association, or other organization or entity, or any combination thereof, which is party to a contract with an owner, contractor or subcontractor, for the provision of construction materials and/or equipment necessary to the completion of a construction contract. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2041-S
  • mayor: shall mean the mayor of the city. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • medical information: means information or records obtained, with the consent of the individual to whom it relates, from licensed physicians or medical practitioners, hospitals, clinics, or other medical or medically related facilities. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • member: means a member of such mutual holding company as provided in subsection (c) of section eight thousand seventeen of this article. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • Member insurer: means any life insurance company licensed to transact in this state any kind of insurance to which this article applies under section seven thousand seven hundred three of this article; provided, however, that the term "member insurer" also means any life insurance company formerly licensed to transact in this state any kind of insurance to which this article applies under section seven thousand seven hundred three of this article. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 19-A
  • Membership interests: means , with reference to an institution that is a mutual life insurer or a mutual holding company, the rights as members arising under the charter of such institution or this chapter or otherwise by law including the rights to vote and to participate in any distribution of the surplus of such institution, whether or not incident to a liquidation thereof. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • Minority business concern: means a socially and economically disadvantaged applicant concern which is owned or controlled by one or more persons who have been deprived of the opportunity to develop and maintain a competitive position in the economy because of social or economic disadvantages. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • Mixed martial arts: means a combative sport wherein the rules of engagement do not limit the participants to a single, systematic, fighting discipline. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-QQ
  • Mobile home: means a moveable or portable unit designed and constructed to be towed on its own chassis, comprised of frame and wheels, connected to utilities, and designed and constructed without a permanent foundation for year-round living. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1977-A
  • Month: means a calendar month or a regularly established fiscal month. See N.Y. Social Services Law 409-F
  • Mortgage investing institution: means any bank, trust company, national bank, savings bank, savings and loan association, federal savings bank, federal savings and loan association, private banker, credit union, federal credit union, investment company, pension fund, licensed mortgage banker or any other entity which maintains a real property tax escrow account for real property located in this state. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 952
  • Mortgagor: means a person having title to and occupying a one to six family residence which is located in this state and is subject to a mortgage. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 952
  • Motor vehicle: means any motor vehicle as defined in section one hundred twenty-five of the vehicle and traffic law which is used primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1869
  • Municipal bonds: means municipal obligation bonds and special revenue bonds. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987
  • Municipal cooperation agreement: means an appropriate cooperative agreement authorized by article five-G of the general municipal law. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 511
  • Municipal corporation: means within the state of New York, a city with a population of less than one million or a county outside the city of New York, town, village, board of cooperative educational services, school district, a public library, as defined in section two hundred fifty-three of the education law, or district, as defined in section one hundred nineteen-n of the general municipal law. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 511
  • Municipality: means any town, village or city. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-C
  • Municipality: shall mean any county, city, town, village, refuse district under the county law, improvement district under the town law, any other such instrumentality, including any agency or public corporation of the state, any such instrumentality created under the Nassau county civil divisions act, or any of the foregoing, or any combination thereof. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B
  • Mutual holding company: means a corporation organized under section eight thousand seventeen of this article. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • Mutual life insurer: means a domestic mutual life insurer. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • nail specialty: means providing services for a fee or any consideration or exchange to cut, shape or to enhance the appearance of the nails of the hands or feet. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1599-LLL*2
  • narcotics indictment: means an indictment charging a crime that is prosecutable in any county wholly contained in a city within cities having a population of one million or more involving the sale or possession of a narcotic drug and any other offense properly joined therewith. See N.Y. Social Services Law 49
  • natural hair styling: means providing for a fee, or any consideration or exchange, whether direct or indirect, any of the following services to the hair of a human being: shampooing, arranging, dressing, twisting, wrapping, weaving, extending, locking or braiding the hair or beard by either hand or mechanical appliances. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1599-LLL*2
  • Net cost: means the price the dealer paid to the supplier for the equipment, less all applicable discounts allowed, plus the freight costs from the supplier's location to the dealer's location. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1955
  • Net loss of cash income: shall mean the amount by which a family's gross income less any necessary work-related expenses is less than the cash assistance the individual was receiving at the time of receiving an offer of employment. See N.Y. Social Services Law 330
  • Non-mortgagor: means a person having title to and occupying a one to six family residence which is located in this state and is not subject to a mortgage. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 952
  • Non-profitmaking organization: means a corporation, unincorporated association, community chest, fund or foundation organized and operated exclusively for religious, charitable or educational purposes, no part of the net earnings of which inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual. See N.Y. Social Services Law 409-F
  • Nonconformity: means any condition of the farm machinery that substantially impairs the value or safety of such equipment, or its use for the purpose for which it was intended. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1963
  • Nonprofit organizations: means organizations described in paragraph (3) of subsection (c), and exempt from taxation under subsection (a), of section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code, including, if qualified thereunder, type B or D organizations formed pursuant to paragraph (b) of section two hundred one of the not-for-profit corporation law, and organizations described in section two hundred sixteen-a of the education law. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 968
  • 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

  • Obligor: means a natural person. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1974-D
  • Offer: includes every offer to buy or acquire, solicitation of an offer to sell, tender offer for, or request or invitation for tenders of a security or interest in a security for value. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • Officer: means the four primary officers of a corporation, normally defined as president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-B
  • One-call notification system: means an organization among whose purposes is establishing and carrying out procedures and programs to protect underground facilities from damage due to excavation and demolition including, but not limited to, receiving notices of intent to perform excavation and demolition, and transmitting the notices to one or more of its member operators of underground facilities in the specified area. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-D
  • Operating aircraft: means performing the services of aircraft pilot. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-JJ
  • Operator: means a person who operates an underground facility or facilities to furnish any of the following services or materials: electricity, gases, steam, liquid petroleum products, telephone or telegraph communications, cable television, sewage removal, traffic control systems, or water. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-D
  • Other persons named in the report: shall mean and be limited to the following persons who are named in a report of child abuse or maltreatment other than the subject of the report: the child who is reported to the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment; and such child's parent, guardian, or other person legally responsible for the child who has not been named in the report as allegedly responsible for causing injury, abuse or maltreatment to the child or as allegedly allowing such injury, abuse or maltreatment to be inflicted on such child;

    6. See N.Y. Social Services Law 412

  • Otolaryngologist: means a physician licensed under article one hundred thirty-one of the education law, who practices that branch of medicine which treats diseases of the ear, nose and throat. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • Owner: means any person, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association or other organization or other entity, or a combination of any thereof, (with an ownership interest, whether the interest or estate is in fee, as vendee under a contract to purchase, as lessee or another interest or estate less than fee) that causes a building, structure or improvement, new or existing, to be constructed, altered, repaired, maintained, moved or demolished or that causes land to be excavated or otherwise developed or improved. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2041-S
  • Owner: means any homeowner, co-operative shareholder owner, or residential tenant, or any person who purchases a custom home as defined in this section. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-L
  • Owner: means the first person to whom the home is sold and, during the unexpired portion of the warranty period, each successor in title to the home and any mortgagee in possession. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-T
  • 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
  • Parents: shall mean and include biological and adoptive parents, guardians or other persons in parental relationship to a child. See N.Y. Social Services Law 410-P
  • Part: means any equipment or apparatus intended for use in a motor vehicle, including but not limited to a new part; a part which has been removed

    from another motor vehicle and modified, rebuilt, remanufactured, improved, or reconditioned; and a used part, except a used part which is removed from a motor vehicle and sold to a consumer without any attempt to improve the condition of the part and which is clearly marked as being in "as-is" condition. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1869

  • Participant: shall mean an applicant for or recipient of public assistance who volunteers for or is required to participate in work activities as provided in this title. See N.Y. Social Services Law 330
  • Peace officer: has the meaning ascribed to that term by subdivision thirty-three of section 1. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Peace officer: shall mean a peace officer as defined by subdivision thirty-three of section 1. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • Performance data sheet: shall mean a booklet, document, label or other printed material containing, at a minimum, the information required pursuant to section three hundred fifty-i of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1398
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, association or partnership, cooperative association, joint venture, joint stock association, business trust, their lessees, trustees or receivers, governmental unit or public authority whether or not incorporated. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-D
  • Person: means a natural person. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-L
  • Person: means any individual, company, society, association, corporation, manager, contractor, subcontractor, partnership, bureau, agency, service, office or the agent or employee of the foregoing. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1271
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency, instrumentality, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-V
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, union or other organization. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1313
  • Person: shall mean an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, or any business entity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1398
  • person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, trust, estate, co-operative, association, government or governmental subdivision, agency or other entity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Person: means an individual, firm, limited liability company, partnership or corporation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1599-LLL*2
  • Person: means an individual, firm, company, partnership or corporation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1621-F
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, or any business entity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1622-O
  • Person: means any individual or legal entity, including a corporation, partnership, association, limited liability company, trust, or voluntary organization. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 19-A
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation, joint-stock company, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, trust, government or governmental agency, state

    or political subdivision thereof, public or private corporation, board, association, estate, trustee or fiduciary, any similar entity or any combination of the foregoing acting in concert. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73

  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, association or corporation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1699-A*2
  • Person: shall mean any natural person, partnership, association, joint venture or corporation, exclusive of a public corporation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1869
  • Person: shall mean a human being and shall also include an "entity" as defined in this article, including, but not limited to, a contractor or subcontractor. See N.Y. Social Services Law 456
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation (including a foreign corporation and a municipal corporation), a joint stock association, a

    partnership, the state, and any other organization, state, government or county which may lawfully own property in the state. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1102

  • Person: includes a corporation, a copartnership or a joint stock association. See N.Y. Social Services Law 472-N
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association or any other legal entity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1979
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, or any other business entity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1985
  • Person: means an individual, firm, company, partnership, limited liability company or corporation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1207-E
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, company, partnership, municipality, not-for-profit corporation or any other entity whatsoever. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Persons: shall include a single person eligible to adopt a child as well as a couple eligible therefor. See N.Y. Social Services Law 451
  • Pet: means any domestic animal that has been adapted or tamed to live in intimate association with people but is not limited to, dogs, cats, rodents, fish, birds, snakes, turtles, lizards, frogs and rabbits. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Pet cemetery: means any land, place, structure, facility or building provided by any person for a fee, whether or not for profit, to veterinarians or members of the general public for use, or reservation for use, for the permanent interment or inurnment above or below ground of pet remains. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Pet crematorium: means any land, place, structure, facility or building provided by any person for a fee, whether or not for profit, to veterinarians or members of the general public for the cremation of pets. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • pet dealer: shall mean any person who, in the ordinary course of business, engages in the sale or offering for sale of more than nine animals per year for profit to the public. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2041-K
  • Pet owner: means the person who is listed as the owner of the pet in veterinary records or pet cemetery or crematorium records or his or her agent or employee. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Placement employee: shall mean any agency manager, director, counsellor, interviewer, or any other person employed by an employment agency who spends a substantial part of his time interviewing, counselling or conferring with job applicants or employers for the purpose of placing or procuring job applicants, but shall not include

    employees of an employment agency who are primarily engaged in clerical occupations. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1271

  • plan: means any plan established or maintained by two or more municipal corporations pursuant to a municipal cooperation agreement for the purpose of providing medical, surgical or hospital services to employees or retirees of such municipal corporations and to the dependents of such employees or retirees. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 511
  • plan: means a plan adopted by a mutual life insurer in compliance with this article. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • Plan document: means the group contract issued by the municipal cooperative health benefit plan to participating municipal corporations describing the terms and conditions of coverage. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 511
  • Plan of operation or feasibility study: means an analysis which presents the expected activities and results of a risk retention group making application to become chartered and licensed as a domestic property/casualty insurer in this state, including at least the following:

    (1) information sufficient to verify that its members are engaged in businesses or activities similar or related with respect to the liability to which such members are exposed by virtue of any related, similar, or common business, trade, product, services, premises or operations;

    (2) for each state in which it intends to operate, the coverages, deductibles, coverage limits, rates, and rating classification systems for each kind of insurance the group intends to offer;

    (3) historical and expected loss experience of the proposed members and national experience of similar exposures to the extent that this experience is reasonably available;

    (4) pro forma financial statements and projections;

    (5) appropriate opinions by a qualified, independent casualty actuary, including a determination of minimum premium or participation levels required to commence operations and to prevent the development of a hazardous financial condition;

    (6) identification of management, underwriting and claims procedures, marketing methods, managerial oversight methods, investment policies and reinsurance agreements;

    (7) identification of each state in which the risk retention group has obtained, or sought to obtain, a charter and license, and a description of its status in each state; and

    (8) such other matters as may be prescribed by the commissioner of the state in which the risk retention group is chartered for liability insurance companies authorized by the insurance laws of the state. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 730

  • Police officer: has the meaning ascribed to that term by subdivision thirty-four of section 1. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Police officer: shall mean a police officer as defined by subdivision thirty-four of section 1. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • Policyholder: means a person, as determined by the records of the reorganizing insurer or reorganized insurer, who is deemed to be the "policyholder" of a policy or annuity contract which is of a type described in paragraph one, two or three of subsection (a) of section one thousand one hundred thirteen of this chapter for purposes of paragraph three of subsection (a) of section four thousand two hundred ten of this chapter. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • port facilities: shall mean , among other things, wharfs, docks, piers, terminals, railroad tracks or terminals, cold storage and refrigerating plants, warehouses, elevators, freight-handling machinery and such equipment as is used in the handling of freight and the establishment and operation of a port, and work of deepening parts of the Oswego river and Lake Ontario adjacent to the terminal exclusive of the harbor channel, within the port district, and any other works, properties, buildings, structures or other facilities necessary or desirable in connection with the development and operation of port facilities in the district. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • port facilities: shall mean , among other things, wharfs, docks, refrigerating plants, warehouses, elevators, freight-handling piers, terminals, railroad tracks or terminals, cold storage and machinery and such equipment as is used in the handling of freight and the establishment and operation of a port, and work of deepening parts of the St. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • 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
  • Premium: means the consideration paid to an insurer for a service contract reimbursement insurance policy. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 63-A
  • Premiums: means direct gross insurance premiums and annuity and funding agreement considerations received on covered policies, less return premiums and considerations thereon and dividends paid or credited to policyholders on such direct business, subject to such modifications as the superintendent may establish by regulation or order as necessary to facilitate the equitable administration of this article. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 19-A
  • President: shall mean the president of the New York state higher education services corporation. See N.Y. Penal Law 60.02
  • Prevailing wage: means the wage determined by the fiscal officer to be prevailing for the various classes of building service employees in the locality. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • preventive services: shall mean supportive and rehabilitative services provided, in accordance with the provisions of this title and regulations of the department, to children and their families for the purpose of: averting an impairment or disruption of a family which will or could result in the placement of a child in foster care; enabling a child who has been placed in foster care to return to his family at an earlier time than would otherwise be possible; or reducing the likelihood that a child who has been discharged from foster care would return to such care. See N.Y. Social Services Law 409
  • Principal: means any person controlling an interest greater than ten percent of an armored car carrier. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-B
  • principal: shall mean and include every person or firm directly or indirectly controlling any broker or dealer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1470-P
  • Principal creditor: means any person, firm, corporation or organization to whom a consumer claim is owed, due or asserted to be due or owed, or any assignee for value of said person, firm, corporation or organization. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1856
  • Principal creditor: means any person, firm, corporation or organization to whom a consumer claim is owed, due or asserted to be due or owed, or any assignee for value of such person, firm, corporation or organization. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1860
  • Producer: means grower, baker, maker, manufacturer or publisher. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-F
  • Product: means any article of wearing apparel, interior furnishing, sleeping bag, or portable temporary shelter. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1681
  • Product liability: means liability for damages because of any personal injury, death, emotional harm, consequential economic damage, or property damage (including damages resulting from the loss of use of property) arising out of the manufacture, design, importation, distribution, packaging, labeling, lease, or sale of a product, but does not include the liability of any person for those damages if the product involved was in the possession of such a person when the incident giving rise to the claim occurred. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 730
  • Production employees: shall mean persons who are employed by a contractor or a manufacturer directly to perform the cutting, sewing, finishing, assembling, pressing or otherwise producing of any men's, women's, children's or infants' apparel, or a section or component of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any individual which is to be sold or offered for sale;

    (g) "Special task force" shall mean the special task force on the apparel industry within the department; and

    (h) "Labor law" shall mean the labor law of New York state. See N.Y. Social Services Law 462-B

  • 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 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 solid waste management-resource recovery facility of which, or any portion of which, the planning, development, financing, construction, operation or maintenance is authorized to be undertaken in whole or in part by the authority pursuant to this title. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B
  • proper identification: means information generally deemed sufficient to identify a person. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Property: shall mean jewelry, watches, and objects made from or containing precious stones or metals. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-FFF
  • Prospective relative guardian: shall mean a person or persons who is related to the child through blood, marriage, or adoption who has been caring for the child as a fully certified or approved foster parent for at least six consecutive months prior to applying for kinship guardianship assistance payments. See N.Y. Social Services Law 458-A
  • Prospective successor guardian: shall mean a person or persons whom a prospective relative guardian or a relative guardian seeks to name or names in the original kinship guardianship assistance agreement, or any amendment thereto, as set forth in section four hundred fifty-eight-b of this title, as the person or persons to provide care and guardianship for a child in the event of the death or incapacity of a relative guardian, who has not been approved in accordance with subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (b) of subdivision five of section four hundred fifty-eight-b of this title. See N.Y. Social Services Law 458-A
  • protected consumer: means an individual who is under the age of sixteen years at the time a request for the placement of a security freeze is made. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Provider: means a person who markets, sells, offers for sale, issues, makes or proposes to make or administers a service contract, and who is contractually obligated to provide service under a service contract. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 63-A
  • Provider fee: means the total purchase price or consideration paid for a service contract. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 63-A
  • Provider of travel services: means every person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of furnishing travel, transportation or vacation services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1696*2
  • Public agency: means the state, any of its political subdivisions, a public benefit corporation, a public authority or commission or special purpose district board appointed pursuant to law, and a board of education. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • Public corporation: shall mean a municipal corporation, a district corporation, or a public benefit corporation. See N.Y. Social Services Law 42
  • Public entity: shall mean :

    a. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q

  • Public offering: means a stock offering required to be registered pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, United States Code, Title 15, Section 77e. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • Public utility mass real property: means real property, including conduits, cables, lines, wires, poles, supports and enclosures for electrical conductors located on, above and below real property, which is used in the transmission and distribution of telephone or telegraph service, and electromagnetic voice, video and data signals. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-HHHH
  • publicly-funded emergency shelter for families with children: means any facility with overnight sleeping accommodations and that is used to house recipients of temporary housing assistance and which houses or may house children and families with children. See N.Y. Social Services Law 412
  • 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
  • Purchase: means acquiring a junk metal product or products by a junk dealer for a consideration, but does not include purchases between scrap processors. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1203-A
  • Purchasing group: means any group formed pursuant to the federal liability risk retention act of 1986 which:

    (1) has as one of its purposes the purchase of liability insurance on a group basis;

    (2) purchases such insurance only for its group members and only to cover their similar or related liability exposure, as described in paragraph three of this subsection;

    (3) is composed of members whose businesses or activities are similar or related with respect to the liability to which members are exposed by virtue of any related, similar, or common business, trade, product, services, premises, or operations; and

    (4) is domiciled in any state. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 730

  • Pyrotechnician: means a person who performs the preparation for and the firing of pyrotechnics, as defined in article sixteen of the labor law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1680-F
  • Qualified actuary: means an actuary who is a member in good standing of the American Academy of Actuaries or Society of Actuaries, with experience in establishing rates for self-insured trusts providing health benefits or other similar experience. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 511
  • Qualified firearms instructor: means an individual who holds a certificate as a firearms instructor from an association or organization recognized by the division. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Qualified firearms training course: means a minimum forty-seven hour firearms training course for armored car guards that is specific and germane to the armored car carrier industry, recognized by the division in consultation with the armored car carrier industry. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • 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 laboratory: shall mean :

    a. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1398

  • Qualified United States financial institution: has the meaning set forth in the regulations as promulgated from time to time by the superintendent. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 63-A
  • 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
  • Qualifying World Trade Center condition: shall mean a qualifying condition or impairment of health resulting in disability to a member who participated in World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup operations for a qualifying period, as those terms are defined below, provided the following conditions have been met: (i) such member, or eligible beneficiary in the case of the member's death, must have filed a written and sworn statement with the member's retirement system on a form provided by such system indicating the underlying dates and locations of employment not later than September eleventh, two thousand eighteen, and (ii) such member has either successfully passed a physical examination for entry into public service, or authorized release of all relevant medical records, if the member did not undergo a physical examination for entry into public service; and (iii) there is no evidence of the qualifying condition or impairment of health that formed the basis for the disability in such physical examination for entry into public service or in the relevant medical records, prior to September eleventh, two thousand one except for such member, or eligible beneficiary in the case of the member's death, of a local retirement system of a city with a population of one million or more that is covered by section 13-551 of the administrative code of the city of New York, or by section twenty-five hundred seventy-five of the education law and for such member who separated from service with vested rights, or eligible beneficiary of such member who separated from service with vested rights in the case of the member's death, of a local retirement system of a city with a population of one million or more who are covered by sections 13-168, 13-252. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 2
  • Quality mark: is a ny mark as herein defined indicating, describing, identifying or referring to or appearing or seeming or purporting to indicate, describe, identify or refer to the partial or total presence or existence of or the quality of or the percentage of or the purity of or the number of parts of platinum, iridium, palladium, ruthenium, rhodium and/or osmium in any article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-S
  • Radiation equipment: means any equipment or device which can emit ionizing or non-ionizing radiation. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1680-F
  • Radioactive material: means any material in any form that emits ionizing radiation spontaneously. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1680-F
  • Railroad worker: means any person employed by an employer who operates a steam, electric or diesel surface railroad or is engaged in the sleeping car business. See N.Y. Social Services Law 409-F
  • Rating: means a standardized designation commonly used to inform parents about video games or motion pictures in retail or theatrical release, respectively, regarding viewing or playing by their children. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1868
  • reactivated tube: is a weak, worn-out or defective tube which has been temporarily reactivated by the administration of a charge of high voltage electric current to the elements thereof. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1699-A*2
  • Real property: shall mean lands, structures, franchises and interests in land, waters, lands underwater, riparian rights and air rights and any and all things and rights included within said term and includes not only fees simple absolute, but also any and all lesser

    interests including, but not limited to, easements, rights-of-way, uses, leases, licenses and all other incorporeal hereditaments and every estate, interest or right, legal or equitable, including terms for years and liens thereon by way of judgments, mortgages or otherwise. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B

  • Real property tax escrow account: means an account established by contract between a mortgagor of real property improved by a one to six family residence and the mortgage investing institution having a mortgage thereon, into which the mortgage investing institution shall deposit money collected from the mortgagor for the purpose of paying taxes. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 952
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-V
  • record: means a compilation of information that (1) identifies a protected consumer; (2) is created by a consumer credit reporting agency solely for the purpose of complying with section three hundred eighty-u of this article; and (3) may not be created or used to consider the protected consumer's credit worthiness, credit standing, credit

    capacity,

    character,

    general

    reputation,

    personal characteristics, or mode of living for any purpose listed in this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O

  • Registration: means registration as an athlete agent pursuant to this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-V
  • Registration card: means a photographic identification card issued by the department signifying that the holder has been certified by the department to perform armored car services in the employ of an armored car carrier and to carry firearms in connection therewith. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Registration card: shall mean a photographic identification card issued by the department, including a special armed guard registration card signifying that the individual identified thereon has been authorized by the department to perform security guard functions. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • Regular school year: means all of the months of the calendar year exclusive of July and August. See N.Y. Penal Law 55.10
  • Reinsurance: means cessions qualifying for credit under section six thousand nine hundred six of this article. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 987
  • Related material: means paper, plastic, rubber, synthetic film, or synthetic foam which is intended for use or which may reasonably be expected to be used in any product as defined in subdivision six of this section. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1681
  • Relative guardian: shall mean a person or persons who was appointed, as a guardian or permanent guardian for a child after entering into an agreement with a social services official for the receipt of payments and services in accordance with this title. See N.Y. Social Services Law 458-A
  • Reorganized insurer: means the stock life insurer into which a mutual life insurer has been reorganized in accordance with the provisions of this article. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • Reorganizing insurer: means , in the case of a plan of reorganization of a mutual life insurer under this article, the mutual life insurer that is reorganizing pursuant to such plan. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • representative: means a person who provides to a consumer credit reporting agency sufficient proof of authority to act on behalf of a protected consumer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Resident: means a person to whom a contractual obligation is owed and who either: (1) resides in this state on the date of entry of a court order of liquidation or rehabilitation with respect to a member insurer that is an impaired or insolvent insurer; or (2) resided in this state at the time a member insurer issued a covered policy to such person. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 19-A
  • Resource and referral program: shall mean an agency funded pursuant to this title to provide services specified in section four hundred ten-r of this title within a defined geographic area;

    3. See N.Y. Social Services Law 410-P

  • Restocking fee: shall mean any amount charged by a seller for accepting returned merchandise and paying a refund or credit. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-F
  • Retail: means the sale of motor fuels to the consuming public for the purposes other than resale. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1285-E
  • Retail mercantile establishment: shall mean a place where goods, wares or merchandise are offered to the public for sale. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1299-F
  • Retailer: shall mean any mercantile enterprise which sells to consumers or offers to sell to consumers any men's, women's, children's or infants' apparel, or a section or component of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any individual consumer. See N.Y. Social Services Law 462-B
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Revenues: shall mean all rates, fees, rents, charges and other income derived by the authority from its operations. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B
  • Risk retention group: means any corporation or other limited liability association formed pursuant to the federal liability risk retention act of 1986:

    (1) whose primary activity consists of assuming and spreading all, or any portion, of the liability exposure of its group members;

    (2) which is organized for the primary purpose of conducting the activity described under paragraph one of this subsection;

    (3) which:

    (A) is chartered and licensed as a liability insurance company and authorized to engage in the business of insurance under the laws of any state; or

    (B) before January first, nineteen hundred eighty-five, was chartered or licensed and authorized to engage in the business of insurance under the laws of Bermuda or the Cayman Islands and, before such date, had certified to the insurance commissioner of at least one state that it satisfied the capitalization requirements of such state, except that any such group shall be considered to be a risk retention group only if it has been engaged in business continuously since such date and only for the purpose of continuing to provide insurance to cover product liability or completed operations liability;

    (4) which does not exclude any person from membership in the group solely to provide for members of such a group a competitive advantage over such a person;

    (5) which:

    (A) has as its owners only persons who comprise the membership of the risk retention group and who are provided insurance by such group; or

    (B) has as its sole owner an organization which has as its members only persons who comprise the membership of the risk retention group and which organization has as its owners only persons who comprise the membership of the risk retention group and who are provided insurance by the risk retention group;

    (6) whose members are engaged in businesses or activities similar or related with respect to the liability of which such members are exposed by virtue of any related, similar, or common business trade, product, services, premises or operations;

    (7) whose activities do not include the provision of insurance other than:

    (A) liability insurance for assuming and spreading all or any portion of the liability of its group members; and

    (B) reinsurance with respect to the liability of any other risk retention group (or any member of such other risk retention group) which is engaged in businesses or activities which meet the requirement described in paragraph six of this subsection for membership in the risk retention group which provides such reinsurance; and

    (8) the name of which includes the phrase "risk retention group". See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 730

  • safe house: means a residential facility operated by an authorized agency as defined in subdivision ten of section three hundred seventy-one of this article including a residential facility operating as part of an approved runaway program as defined in subdivision four of section five hundred thirty-two-a of the executive law or a not-for-profit agency with experience in providing services to sexually exploited youth and approved in accordance with the regulations of the office of children and family services that provides shelter for sexually exploited children. See N.Y. Social Services Law 447-A
  • sale: means any transfer of title or of the right of use by sale, conditional sales contract, lease bailments, including rentals of hearing aids hire-purchase, or any other means; excluding wholesale transactions of dealers and distributors. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • salesman: shall mean and include every person employed by a broker or dealer as said terms are defined in this section, for the purpose of representing such broker or dealer in the sale or purchase of securities to or from the public within or from this state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1470-P
  • Satisfactory: means satisfactory to the secretary of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1621-F
  • second-hand tube: is a tube which has been subjected to consumer or demonstrator use as an entity. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1699-A*2
  • Secretary: means the secretary of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-B
  • Secretary: means the secretary of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Secretary: means the secretary of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • secretary: shall mean the secretary of the federal department of health, education and welfare. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • Secretary: means the secretary of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1599-LLL*2
  • secretary: means the secretary of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1600-N
  • Secretary: as used in this article shall mean the secretary of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1873
  • Secretary: shall mean the secretary of state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • security freeze for a protected consumer: means (1) if a consumer credit reporting agency does not have a file pertaining to a protected consumer, a restriction that: (i) is placed on the protected consumer's record in accordance with section three hundred eighty-u of this article; and (ii) prohibits the consumer credit reporting agency from releasing the protected consumer's record except as provided in this section; or

    (2) if a consumer credit reporting agency has a file pertaining to the protected consumer, a restriction that (i) is placed on the protected consumer's consumer credit report in accordance with this section; and (ii) prohibits the consumer credit reporting agency from releasing the protected consumer's consumer credit report or any information derived from the protected consumer's consumer credit report except as provided in this section. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O

  • Security guard: shall mean a person, other than a police officer, employed by a security guard company to principally perform one or more of the following functions within the state:

    a. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q

  • Security guard company: shall mean any person, firm, limited liability company, corporation, public entity or subsidiary or department of such firm, limited liability company, corporation or public entity employing one or more security guards or being self-employed as a security guard on either a proprietary basis for its own use or on a contractual basis for use by another person, firm, limited liability company, corporation, public entity or subsidiary thereof within the state. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • Seller: means any person who sells parts either to a consumer or to a purchaser for the purpose of resale to a consumer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1869
  • Seller: as used in this article means any person, firm, corporation, partnership, unincorporated association or other business enterprise which operates or intends to operate a health club. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1873
  • Serious offense: has the meaning ascribed to that term by subdivision thirteen of section eighty-nine-f of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-B
  • Serious offense: has the meaning ascribed to that term by subdivision thirteen of section eighty-nine-f of this chapter. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-O
  • Serious offense: shall mean any felony involving the offenses enumerated in the closing paragraph of this subdivision; a criminal solicitation of or a conspiracy to commit or an attempt to commit or a criminal facilitation of a felony involving the offenses enumerated in the closing paragraph of this subdivision, which criminal solicitation, conspiracy, attempt or criminal facilitation itself constitutes a felony or any offense in any other jurisdiction which if committed in this state would constitute a felony; any offense in any other jurisdiction which if committed in this state would constitute a felony provided that for the purposes of this article, none of the following shall be considered criminal convictions or reported as such: (i) a conviction for which an executive pardon has been issued pursuant to the executive law; (ii) a conviction which has been vacated and replaced by a youthful offender finding pursuant to article seven hundred twenty of the criminal procedure law, or the applicable provisions of law of any other jurisdiction; or (iii) a conviction the records of which have been sealed pursuant to the applicable provisions of the laws of this state or of any other jurisdiction; and (iv) a conviction for which other evidence of successful rehabilitation to remove the disability has been issued. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • Service: shall mean the child care review service created by this title. See N.Y. Social Services Law 441
  • 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 contract: means a contract or agreement, for a separate or additional consideration, for a specific duration to perform the repair, replacement or maintenance of property, or indemnification for repair, replacement or maintenance, due to a defect in materials or workmanship or wear and tear, with or without additional provision for indemnity payments for incidental damages, provided any such indemnity payment per incident shall not exceed the purchase price of the property serviced. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 63-A
  • Service contract reimbursement insurance policy: means a policy of service contract reimbursement insurance. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 63-A
  • Service Station: means any premises whereon the retail sale of motor fuels is conducted as the principal business. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1285-E
  • service work: means work performed by a building service employee, but does not include work performed for a contractor under a contract for the furnishing of services by radio, telephone, telegraph or cable companies; and any contract for public utility services, including electric light and power, water, steam and gas. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • short-term safe house: means a residential facility operated by an authorized agency as defined in subdivision ten of section three hundred seventy-one of this article including a residential facility operating as part of a runaway and homeless youth crisis services program as defined in subdivision four of section five hundred thirty-two-a of the executive law or a not-for-profit agency with experience in providing services to sexually exploited youth and approved in accordance with the regulations of the office of children and family services that provides emergency shelter, services and care to sexually exploited children including food, shelter, clothing, medical care, counseling and appropriate crisis intervention services at the time they are taken into custody by law enforcement and for the duration of any legal proceeding or proceedings in which they are either the complaining witness or the subject child. See N.Y. Social Services Law 447-A
  • 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 set-aside: means a purchase request for which bids are to be invited and accepted only from small businesses by the chairman. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • Small business set-asides: means a purchase request for which bids are to be invited and accepted only from small businesses by the chairman. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695*2
  • Social services official: shall mean a county commissioner of social services, a city commissioner of social services, or an Indian tribe with which the department has entered into an agreement to provide adoption services in accordance with subdivision two of section thirty-nine of this chapter. See N.Y. Social Services Law 451
  • Social services official: shall mean a county commissioner of social services, a city commissioner of social services, or an Indian tribe with which the office of children and family services has entered into an agreement to provide foster care services in accordance with subdivision two of section thirty-nine of this chapter. See N.Y. Social Services Law 458-A
  • Solar electric generating system: shall mean a system that uses solar energy to generate electricity. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-AAAA
  • sold: includes offering or exposing for sale or exchange or hire or lease, or consigning or delivering in consignment for sale, exchange, hire or lease or holding in possession with like intent. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1681
  • Solid waste: shall mean all putrescible and non-putrescible solid wastes, including, but not limited to, materials or substances discarded or rejected, whether as being spent, useless, worthless or in excess to the owners at the time of such discard or rejection or for any other reason, is being accumulated, stored, or physically, chemically or biologically treated prior to being discarded, has served its intended use, or is a manufacturing or mining by-product, including, but not limited to, garbage, refuse, and other discarded solid materials, including solid waste materials resulting from industrial, commercial, mining and agricultural operations and from community activities, sludges from air or water pollution control facilities or water supply treatment facilities, rubbish, ashes, contained gaseous material, incinerator residue, demolition and construction debris and offal, but not including sewage and other highly diluted water-carried materials or substances and those in gaseous form, special nuclear or by-product material within the meaning of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and waste which appears on the list of hazardous waste promulgated by the commissioner of environmental conservation pursuant to section 27-0903 of the environmental conservation law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B
  • Special armed guard registration card: shall mean a registration card issued by the department signifying that the individual thereon has been certified by the department to perform security guard functions and to carry firearms in connection with such functions. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1225-Q
  • Special assessing unit: shall mean an assessing unit with a population of one million or more. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 701
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-V
  • State: means any state of the United States or the District of Columbia. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 730
  • State: shall mean the state of New York. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B
  • Stock holding company: means a corporation incorporated under the laws of any jurisdiction in the United States, at least fifty-one percent of the voting stock of which is owned, directly or through another stock holding company, by a mutual holding company and which holds, directly or indirectly, voting stock in at least one reorganized insurer. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • Student-athlete: means an individual who engages in, is eligible to engage in, may be eligible in the future to engage in or was eligible in the past thirty days to engage in any intercollegiate or interscholastic sport. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-V
  • Subcontractor: means any person, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association, organization or other entity, or any combination thereof, which is a party to a contract with a contractor or another subcontractor to perform a portion of work pursuant to a construction contract. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2041-S
  • Subject of the report: means any parent of, guardian of, or other person eighteen years of age or older legally responsible for, as defined in subdivision (g) of section one thousand twelve of the family court act, a child reported to the statewide central register of child abuse and maltreatment who is allegedly responsible for causing injury, abuse or maltreatment to such child or who allegedly allows such injury, abuse or maltreatment to be inflicted on such child; or a director or an operator of, or employee or volunteer in, a home operated or supervised by an authorized agency, the office of children and family services, or in a family day-care home, a day-care center, a group family day care home, a school-age child care program or a day-services program who is allegedly responsible for causing injury, abuse or maltreatment to a child who is reported to the statewide central register of child abuse or maltreatment or who allegedly allows such injury, abuse or maltreatment to be inflicted on such child;

    5. See N.Y. Social Services Law 412

  • Subscriber: means a consumer who is solicited to purchase or who purchases the services of a credit card registration service. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1695
  • Subsidiary: shall mean an entity that is controlled directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, by a contractor or subcontractor or by the contractor's parent company. See N.Y. Social Services Law 456
  • Subsidiary: shall mean an entity that is controlled directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, by a contractor or subcontractor or the contractor's parent company. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • Substantially owned-affiliated entity: shall mean the parent company of the contractor or subcontractor, any subsidiary of the contractor or subcontractor, or any entity in which the parent of the contractor or subcontractor owns more than fifty percent of the voting stock, or an entity in which one or more of the top five shareholders of the contractor or subcontractor individually or collectively also owns a controlling share of the voting stock, or an entity which exhibits any other indicia of control over the contractor or subcontractor or over which the contractor or subcontractor exhibits control, regardless of whether or not the controlling party or parties have any identifiable or documented ownership interest. See N.Y. Social Services Law 456
  • Substantially-owned affiliated entity: shall mean the parent company of the contractor or subcontractor, any subsidiary of the contractor or subcontractor, or any entity in which the parent of the contractor or subcontractor owns more than fifty percent of the voting stock, or an entity in which one or more of the top five shareholders of the contractor or subcontractor individually or collectively also owns a controlling share of the voting stock, or an entity which exhibits any other indicia of control over the contractor or subcontractor or over which the contractor or subcontractor exhibits control, regardless of whether or not the controlling party or parties have any identifiable or documented ownership interest. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • Successor: shall mean an entity engaged in work substantially similar to that of the predecessor, where there is substantial continuity of operation with that of the predecessor. See N.Y. Social Services Law 456
  • Successor: shall mean an entity engaged in work substantially similar to that of the predecessor, where there is substantial continuity of operation with that of the predecessor. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • Successor guardian: shall mean a person or persons that is approved by a local social services district to receive payments pursuant to this title in accordance with subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (b) of subdivision five of section four hundred fifty-eight-b of this title and that has been named in the agreement in effect between the relative guardian and social services official for kinship guardianship assistance payments pursuant to this title who shall provide care and guardianship for a child in the event of death or incapacity of the relative guardian, as set forth in section four hundred fifty-eight-b of this title, who has assumed care for and is the guardian or permanent guardian of such child, provided that such person was appointed guardian or permanent guardian of such child by the court following, or due to, the death or incapacity of the relative guardian. See N.Y. Social Services Law 458-A
  • sufficient proof of authority: means documentation that shows a representative has authority to act on behalf of a protected consumer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • sufficient proof of identification: means information or documentation that identifies a protected consumer or a representative of a protected consumer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1493-O
  • Summary plan description: means the certificate of coverage or booklet delivered to employees or retirees enrolled in the plan, summarizing the essential terms and conditions of coverage for employees or retirees and their dependents. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 511
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of financial services of this state. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 730
  • 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
  • Supplemental security income benefits: shall mean payments made by the secretary of the federal department of health, education and welfare to aged, blind and disabled persons pursuant to title sixteen of the federal social security act. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • supplemental security income benefits: means payments made by the secretary of the federal department of health, education and welfare to aged, blind and disabled persons pursuant to title sixteen of the social security act. See N.Y. Social Services Law 300
  • supplements: means fringe benefits including medical or hospital care, pensions on retirement or death, compensation for injuries or illness resulting from occupational activity, or insurance to provide any of the foregoing, unemployment benefits, life insurance, disability and sickness insurance, accident insurance, vacation and holiday pay, costs of apprenticeship or other similar programs and other bona fide fringe benefits not otherwise required by federal, state or local law to be provided by the contractor or subcontractor. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • Supplier: means the manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor of the equipment to be sold by the dealer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1955
  • Supplier: means the manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor that issues the warranty effective in New York state for the farm equipment sold by the dealer. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1963
  • Tax district: means a county, city, town, village, school district or special district by or on behalf of which a tax or special ad valorem levy is imposed. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 729
  • tax district: as used in this title means (a) a county, city, town, village, school district or special district, having the power to levy, assess and enforce the collection of taxes, special ad valorem levies, special assessments or other charges imposed upon real property by or on behalf of a municipal corporation or special district or (b) a city school district governed by article fifty-one of the education law. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 910
  • Tax district: means : (a) a county, other than (i) a county for which the cities and towns enforce delinquent taxes pursuant to the county administrative code, or (ii) a county wholly contained within a city;

    (b) a city, other than a city for which the county enforces delinquent taxes pursuant to the city charter;

    (c) a village, other than a village for which the county enforces delinquent taxes pursuant to section fourteen hundred forty-two of this chapter; or

    (d) a town in a county in which towns enforce delinquent taxes pursuant to the county administrative code. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1102

  • Tax levying body: means the governing board of a municipal corporation which annexes a warrant for the collection of taxes to a final assessment roll. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 550
  • Tax roll: means a final assessment roll upon which taxes have been extended and to which a warrant has been annexed. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 550
  • taxable assessed value: means the assessed valuation of real property less partial exemptions. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 522
  • taxable assessed value: means the assessed valuation of real property less partial exemptions. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 701
  • taxable assessed value: means the assessed valuation of real property less partial exemptions. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 729
  • 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
  • Taxation: means an ad valorem levy or special assessment for which public utility mass real property is otherwise liable pursuant to this chapter. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-HHHH
  • Taxation: means an ad valorem levy or special assessment for which energy-related public utility mass real property is otherwise liable pursuant to this chapter. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 499-TTTT
  • taxation: shall be construed to include special assessments. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 530
  • taxes: means a charge imposed upon real property by or on behalf of a county, city, town, village or school district for municipal or school district purposes, including a special ad valorem levy, special assessment or any similar charge. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 952
  • taxes: as used in this title shall include special assessments which are levied by the county legislative body at the time and in the manner provided by law for the levy of county and town taxes. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 972
  • 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
  • Theatrical employment agency: means any person (as defined in subdivision seven of this section) who procures or attempts to procure employment or engagements for an artist, but such term does not include the business of managing entertainments, exhibitions or performances, or the artists or attractions constituting the same, where such business only incidentally involves the seeking of employment therefor. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1271
  • To engage for a fee in the business of operating a pet cemetery or pet crematorium: means and refers to a person who holds himself or herself out directly or indirectly, as being able, or who offers or undertakes, by any means or method, to dispose of pet remains by earth burial, entombment, inurnment, cremation or other means. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • town: shall mean the town of Scriba, Oswego county. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • Town: shall mean the town of North Hempstead. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2049-B
  • Trainee: means a person twenty-one years of age or older, who upon receiving a temporary certificate of registration, is studying hearing aid dispensing full-time for the purpose of qualifying to sit for the registration examination. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-J
  • Trainee: means a person pursuing in good faith a course of study in the practice of nail specialty under the tutelage, supervision and

    direction of a licensed nail practitioner. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1599-LLL*2

  • Travel agent: shall mean any person, firm, corporation, partnership or association, other than a common carrier or employee of a common carrier, that is an officially appointed agent of a common carrier and meets standards no less than those required on January first, nineteen hundred ninety, for authorized agents of the airline reporting corporation, or is a registered member of the Cruise Lines International Association and who operates exclusively as an agent for cruise lines in the sale of cruise travel products or services, and who, as a legal agent of a supplier, sells or offers for sale any travel, transportation or vacation arrangements, or who negotiates for or holds himself or herself out by solicitation, advertisement or otherwise as one who sells, provides, furnishes contracts or arranges for such travel, transportation or vacation services. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1696*2
  • Travel services: means public transportation, public accommodations in hotels, motels or motor courts, rental of motor vehicles or any other service related to travel. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1696*2
  • tube: is a n electron receiving tube or cathode ray tube (commonly known as a picture tube) designed primarily for use in a home type television or radio receiver, phonograph, tape recorder, or any combination thereof, or other home type electronic device or appliance. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1699-A*2
  • tube utilizing used components: is a tube which has not been used as an entity but which in the manufacture thereof has utilized one or more used components. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1699-A*2
  • 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
  • Underground facilities: means pipelines, conduits, ducts, cables, wires, manholes, vaults or other such facilities or their attachments, which have been installed underground by an operator to provide services or materials. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-D
  • Unearned income: shall mean all other income, in accordance with the regulations of the department. See N.Y. Social Services Law 208
  • unfounded report: means any report made pursuant to this title unless an investigation determines that some credible evidence of the alleged abuse or maltreatment exists;

    7. See N.Y. Social Services Law 412

  • Unlawful entry: means :

    (a) an entry on the taxable portion of the assessment roll or the tax roll, or both, of the assessed valuation of real property which, except for the provisions of section four hundred ninety of this chapter, is wholly exempt from taxation; or

    (b) an entry on an assessment roll or a tax roll, or both, of the assessed valuation of real property which is entirely outside the boundaries of the assessing unit, the school district or the special district in which the real property is designated as being located, but not an entry on an assessment roll or a tax roll, or both, of the assessed valuation of real property assessed pursuant to subdivisions two through five of section five hundred of this article; or

    (c) an entry of assessed valuation on an assessment roll or on a tax roll, or both, which has been made by a person or body without the authority to make such entry; or

    (d) an entry of assessed valuation of state land subject to taxation on an assessment roll or on a tax roll, or both, which exceeds the assessment of such land approved by the commissioner; or

    (e) an entry of assessed valuation of a special franchise on an assessment roll or on a tax roll, or both, which exceeds the final assessment thereof as determined by the commissioner pursuant to subdivision one of section six hundred six of this chapter, or the full value of that special franchise as determined by the commissioner pursuant to subdivision two of section six hundred six of this chapter adjusted by the final state equalization rate established by the commissioner for the assessment roll upon which that value appears. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 550

  • unlawful practice of the law: as used in this article shall include, but is not limited to,

    (a) any act prohibited by penal law sections two hundred seventy, two hundred seventy-a, two hundred seventy-e, two hundred seventy-one, two hundred seventy-five, two hundred seventy-five-a, two hundred seventy-six, two hundred eighty or fourteen hundred fifty-two, or

    (b) any other act forbidden by law to be done by any person not regularly licensed and admitted to practice law in this state, or

    (c) any act punishable by the supreme court as a criminal contempt of court under section seven hundred fifty-B of this chapter. See N.Y. Social Services Law 339

  • Valuable cargo: means money, cash, currency, coin, bullion, precious metals and articles made therefrom, gems and jewelry, negotiable and non-negotiable securities, bonds, notes, checks, drafts, coupons, or other valuable instruments, documents or certificates, including tapes, computer disks, or other electronic or magnetic media, U. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1230-B
  • Vendee: means any individual or individuals who have contracted with a vendor for construction of a home on land not owned at the time of such agreement by such individual or individuals. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-C
  • Vendor: means any person, firm, corporation, or association engaged in the business of erecting or constructing homes. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2046-C
  • Veterinarian: means a person licensed to practice the profession of veterinary medicine as defined by section sixty-seven hundred one of the education law. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2024
  • Video game: means electronic or computerized game software that users manipulate through interactive devices to generate images on a display screen. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1868
  • Voluntary authorized agency: shall mean an authorized agency as defined in paragraphs (a) and (c) of subdivision ten of section three hundred seventy-one of this article. See N.Y. Social Services Law 451
  • Voting stock: means capital stock that constitutes voting securities as defined in paragraph forty-five of subsection (a) of section one hundred seven of this chapter. See N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law 73
  • Wage: includes : (a) basic hourly cash rate of pay; and (b) supplements. See N.Y. Social Services Law 461-A
  • Wages: means the earnings of an employee for labor or services rendered, regardless of whether the amount of earnings is determined on a time, piece, commission or other basis. See N.Y. Social Services Law 409-F
  • Warrantor: means any person who issues a written warranty pursuant to section seven hundred thirty-one of this article. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1979
  • warranty: means the written affirmation of fact or promise made by a supplier to a consumer in connection with the sale of farm equipment which relates to the nature of the material or workmanship, including any terms or conditions precedent to the enforcement of obligations under that warranty. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1963
  • Warranty date: means the date of the passing of title to the first owner for occupancy by such owner or such owner's family as a residence, or the date of first occupancy of the home as a residence, whichever first occurs. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 2045-T
  • Water treatment unit: shall mean a product, device or system designed for personal, family or household use and for which a claim or claims are made that it will improve the quality of water by reducing one or more contaminants through mechanical, physical, chemical or biological processes or combinations thereof. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1398
  • Watershed agricultural easement: means a watershed conservation easement which allows the land subject to such easement to be utilized in agricultural production. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 583
  • Watershed conservation easement: means an easement, covenant, restriction or other interest in real property purchased by or on behalf of the city of New York that is located in those areas of the counties of Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester located in the watershed of the New York city water supply, created under and subject to the provisions of article forty-nine of the environmental conservation law which, for the purpose of maintaining the open space, natural condition, or character of the real property in a manner consistent with the protection of water quality generally and the New York city water supply specifically, limits or restricts development, management or use of such real property. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 583
  • waxing: means providing for a fee, or any consideration or exchange, whether direct or indirect, services to enhance the appearance of the face, neck, arms, legs, or shoulders of a human being by the removal of hair by the use of depilatories, waxes or tweezing but shall not include the practice of electrology. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1599-LLL*2
  • Week: means a calendar week or a regularly established payroll week. See N.Y. Social Services Law 409-F