§ 25-420 Steinway Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-420.1 Steinway Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-421 Metrotech Area Business Improvement District
§ 25-421.1 Metrotech Area Business Improvement District
§ 25-421.2 Metrotech Area Business Improvement District; Amendment of the District Plan
§ 25-421.3 Metrotech Area Business Improvement District; Extension of District
§ 25-421.4 Metrotech Area Business Improvement District; Amendment of the District Plan
§ 25-422 Times Square Business Improvement District
§ 25-422.1 Times Square Business Improvement District
§ 25-422.2 Times Square Business Improvement District; Amendment of the District Plan
§ 25-422.3 Times Square Business Improvement District; Extension of District
§ 25-422.4 Times Square Business Improvement District; Amendment of the District Plan
§ 25-423 34Th Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-423.1 34Th Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-423.2 34Th Street Business Improvement District; Amendments to the District Plan
§ 25-423.3 34Th Street Business Improvement District; Amendments to the District Plan
§ 25-424 Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-424.1 Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District; Amendment to the District Plan
§ 25-425 Graham Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-426 82Nd Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-427 Grand Central Business Improvement District
§ 25-427.1 Grand Central Business Improvement District; Extension of District
§ 25-428 Lower East Side Business Improvement District
§ 25-428.1 Lower East Side Business Improvement District
§ 25-428.2 Lower East Side Business Improvement District; Amendments to the District Plan
§ 25-429 East Brooklyn Business Improvement District
§ 25-430 Woodhaven Business Improvement District
§ 25-430.1 Woodhaven Business Improvement District
§ 25-431 Fifth Avenue Association Business Improvement District
§ 25-431.1 Fifth Avenue Association Business Improvement District
§ 25-432 Fashion Center Business Improvement District
§ 25-432.1 Fashion Center Business Improvement District
§ 25-433 Pitkin Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-433.1 Pitkin Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-434 Hub Third Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-434.1 Hub Third Avenue Business Improvement District; Amendments to the District Plan
§ 25-435 Flatbush Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-436 Grand Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-437 125Th Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-437.1 125Th Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-438 Village Alliance Business Improvement District
§ 25-438.1 Village Alliance Business Improvement District
§ 25-438.2 Village Alliance Business Improvement District; Extension of District
§ 25-439 White Plains Road Business Improvement District
§ 25-439.1 White Plains Road Business Improvement District
§ 25-440 Washington Heights Business Improvement District
§ 25-441 Bryant Park Business Improvement District
§ 25-441.1 Bryant Park Business Improvement District; Extension of District
§ 25-441.2 Bryant Park Business Improvement District; Amendment of the District Plan
§ 25-442 Downtown-Lower Manhattan Business Improvement District
§ 25-442.1 Downtown-Lower Manhattan Business Improvement District; Extension of District
§ 25-442.2 Downtown-Lower Manhattan Business Improvement District
§ 25-442.3 Downtown-Lower Manhattan Business Improvement District; Amendment of the District Plan
§ 25-443 Sunset Park 5Th Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-443.1 Sunset Park 5Th Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-444 14Th Street-Union Square Business Improvement District; Extension of District
§ 25-444.1 14Th Street-Union Square Business Improvement District
§ 25-445 Kings Highway Business Improvement District
§ 25-445.1 Kings Highway Business Improvement District; Amendment to the District Plan
§ 25-446 Noho New York Business Improvement District
§ 25-447 Madison Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-447.1 Madison Avenue Business Improvement District; Extension of District
§ 25-447.2 Madison Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-448 180Th Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-448.1 180Th Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-449 Mosholu-Jerome-East Gun Hill Road Business Improvement District
§ 25-449.1 Mosholu-Jerome-East Gun Hill Road Business Improvement District
§ 25-450 Lincoln Square Business Improvement District
§ 25-450.1 Lincoln Square Business Improvement District
§ 25-451 Church Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-451.1 Church Avenue Business Improvement District; Amendment to the District Plan
§ 25-452 47Th Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-452.1 47Th Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-453 North Flatbush Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-454 Montague Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-454.1 Montague Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-455 Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-455.1 Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-456 86Th Street Bay Ridge Business Improvement District
§ 25-456.1 86Th Street Bay Ridge Business Improvement District
§ 25-457 Kingsbridge Business Improvement District
§ 25-457.1 Kingsbridge Business Improvement District
§ 25-458 East Mid-Manhattan Business Improvement District
§ 25-458.1 East Mid-Manhattan Business Improvement District
§ 25-459 Brighton Beach Business Improvement District
§ 25-460 Downtown Flushing Transit Hub Business Improvement District
§ 25-461 Columbus/amsterdam Business Improvement District
§ 25-462 Sutphin Boulevard Business Improvement District
§ 25-462.1 Sutphin Boulevard Business Improvement District
§ 25-463 Madison/23Rd/flatiron/chelsea Business Improvement District
§ 25-463.1 Madison/23Rd/flatiron/chelsea Business Improvement District
§ 25-464 Fordham Road Business Improvement District
§ 25-464.1 Fordham Road Business Improvement District
§ 25-464.2 Fordham Road Business Improvement District; Extension of District
§ 25-464.3 Fordham Road Business Improvement District; Amendment of the District Plan
§ 25-465 Forest Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-465.1 Forest Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-466 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Business Improvement District
§ 25-466.1 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Business Improvement District; Amendment of the District Plan
§ 25-466.2 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Business Improvement District
§ 25-467 Queens Plaza/court Square Business Improvement District
§ 25-467.1 Queens Plaza/court Square Business Improvement District
§ 25-467.2 Queens Plaza/court Square Business Improvement District; Extension of District
§ 25-467.3 Queens Plaza/court Square Business Improvement District; Amendment of the District Plan
§ 25-468 161St Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-468.1 161St Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-469 Dumbo Business Improvement District
§ 25-469.1 Dumbo Business Improvement District
§ 25-469.2 Dumbo Business Improvement District; Entension of District
§ 25-470 Flatbush-Nostrand Junction Business Improvement District
§ 25-471 Bay Ridge 5Th Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-471.1 Bay Ridge 5Th Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-472 Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn Business Improvement District
§ 25-472.1 Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn Business Improvement District
§ 25-473 Sunnyside Business Improvement District
§ 25-473.1 Sunnyside Business Improvement District
§ 25-474 Bayside Village Business Improvement District
§ 25-474.1 Bayside Village Business Improvement District
§ 25-475 Southern Boulevard Business Improvement District
§ 25-476 Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-476.1 Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-477 Belmont Business Improvement District
§ 25-477.1 Belmont Business Improvement District
§ 25-478 Fulton Street Business Improvement District
§ 25-478.1 Fulton Street Business Improvement District; Increase in the Amount to Be Expended Annually
§ 25-478.2 Fulton Street Business Improvement District; Extension and Modification of District Boundaries
§ 25-478.3 Fulton Street Business Improvement District; Amendment of the District Plan
§ 25-479 Hudson Square Business Improvement District
§ 25-479.1 Hudson Square Business Improvement District; Amendments to the District Plan
§ 25-479.2 Hudson Square Business Improvement District; Increase in Amount to Be Expended Annually
§ 25-479.3 Hudson Square Business Improvement District; Extension of District
§ 25-480 Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District
§ 25-481 Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-481.1 Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District
§ 25-482 Soho Business Improvement District
§ 25-482.1 Soho Business Improvement District
§ 25-483 Chinatown Business Improvement District
§ 25-483.1 Chinatown Business Improvement District
§ 25-484 Westchester Square Business Improvement District
§ 25-484.1 Westchester Square Business Improvement District
§ 25-485 Hudson Yards Business Improvement District
§ 25-486 West Shore Business Improvement District
§ 25-487 South Shore Business Improvement District
§ 25-488 Meatpacking Area Business Improvement District
§ 25-489 Greater Jfk Business Improvement District
§ 25-490 New Dorp Business Improvement District
§ 25-491 Morris Park Business Improvement District
§ 25-492 Throggs Neck Business Improvement District

Terms Used In New York Laws > New York City Administrative Code > Title 25 > Chapter 5

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.