§ 1000 Definitions
§ 1001 Combative Sports Authorized
§ 1002 Combative Sports Prohibited
§ 1003 State Athletic Commission
§ 1004 Jurisdiction of the Commission
§ 1005 Officers and Employees of the Commission
§ 1006 Sanctioning Entities
§ 1007 Licenses; General Provisions
§ 1008 Licenses; Judges
§ 1009 Licenses; Entities
§ 1010 Licenses; Professionals
§ 1011 Temporary Working Permits
§ 1012 Temporary Training Facilities
§ 1013 Medical Advisory Board
§ 1014 Regulation of Authorized Professional Combative Sports
§ 1015 Conduct of Authorized Professional Combative Sports
§ 1016 Required Filings
§ 1017 Professional Wrestling; Promoters
§ 1018 Prohibited Conduct
§ 1019 Penalties
§ 1020 Subpoenas by Commission; Oaths
§ 1021 Exceptions
§ 1022 Disposition of Receipts

Terms Used In New York Laws > General Business > Article 41

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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. General Business Law 1000
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Authorized sanctioning entity: means an entity allowed to oversee and conduct combative sports pursuant to regulations promulgated by the commission. See N.Y. General Business Law 1000
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • 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. General Business Law 1000
  • 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. General Business Law 1000
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contemplation of death: The expectation of death that provides the primary motive to make a gift.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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. General Business Law 1000
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.