§ 480 Legislative Findings
§ 481 Definitions
§ 482 Licensing and Registration
§ 483 Administration
§ 484 Enforcement
§ 485 Application
§ 486 Crane Inspectors

Terms Used In New York Laws > General Business > Article 28-D

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Blaster: means a person who performs the act of preparation for detonation and the detonation of an explosive. See N.Y. General Business Law 481
  • 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. General Business Law 481
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • 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. General Business Law 481
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Laser: means light amplification by simulated emission of radiation. See N.Y. General Business Law 481
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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. General Business Law 481
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Radiation equipment: means any equipment or device which can emit ionizing or non-ionizing radiation. See N.Y. General Business Law 481
  • Radioactive material: means any material in any form that emits ionizing radiation spontaneously. See N.Y. General Business Law 481
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.