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Title 2 Port of Oswego Authority 1350 – 1374
Title 3 Ogdensburg Port Authority 1375 – 1399

Terms Used In New York Laws > Public Authorities > Article 6 - Port Authorities

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Applicant: shall mean an individual who has filed an application with the department for a security guard registration card. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-F
  • 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
  • Armored car carrier: has the meaning ascribed to that term by subdivision six of section eighty-nine-bbb of this chapter. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-PPP
  • Armored car guard: has the meaning ascribed to that term by subdivision eight of section eighty-nine-ppp of this chapter. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-BBB
  • 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. General Business Law 89-BBB
  • Armored car services: has the meaning ascribed to that term by subdivision seven or section eighty-nine-bbb of this chapter. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-PPP
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • board: means "board of directors". See N.Y. Banking Law 1001
  • 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: shall mean the drug utilization review board. See N.Y. Public Health Law 270
  • 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
  • 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
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-F
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-BBB
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-PPP
  • common council: shall mean the common council of the city. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: means and includes all banks, trust companies, safe deposit companies, investment companies, mutual trust investment companies, and, to the extent not provided otherwise under any regulation of the superintendent of financial services promulgated pursuant to the provisions of section fourteen-e of this chapter, stock-form savings banks and stock-form savings and loan associations. See N.Y. Banking Law 1001
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • 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.
  • Department: shall mean the department of state. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-F
  • Department: means the department of state. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-BBB
  • Department: means the department of state. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-PPP
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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: shall mean the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-F
  • Division: means the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-BBB
  • Division: means the division of criminal justice services. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-PPP
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • drug: means a drug defined in subdivision seven of § 6802 of the education law, for which a prescription is required under the federal food, drug and cosmetic act. See N.Y. Public Health Law 270
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • 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.
  • Holder: shall mean an individual who has been issued a registration card by the department. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-F
  • Holder: means an individual who has been issued a conditional letter of authority or a registration card by the department. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-PPP
  • 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
  • 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
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Licensee: means an armored car carrier that has been issued a license in accordance with the provisions of this article. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-BBB
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • mayor: shall mean the mayor of the city. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • mayor: shall mean the mayor of the city. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1376
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Officer: means the four primary officers of a corporation, normally defined as president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-BBB
  • Organization certificate: includes (a) the original organization certificate or any other instrument filed or issued under any statute to form a corporation or foreign corporation, as amended, supplemented or restated by certificates of amendment, merger or consolidation or other certificates or instruments filed or issued under any statute; or (b) a special act or charter creating a corporation or foreign corporation, as amended, supplemented or restated by special acts or by certificates of amendment, merger or consolidation or other certificates or instruments filed or issued under any statute. See N.Y. Banking Law 1001
  • 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.
  • Peace officer: shall mean a peace officer as defined by subdivision thirty-three of § 1. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-F
  • Peace officer: has the meaning ascribed to that term by subdivision thirty-three of § 1. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-PPP
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Police officer: shall mean a police officer as defined by subdivision thirty-four of § 1. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-F
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Preferred drug: means a prescription drug that is either (a) in a therapeutic class that is included in the preferred drug program and is one of the drugs on the preferred drug list in that class or (b) a preferred drug under a manufacturer agreement. See N.Y. Public Health Law 270
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Principal: means any person controlling an interest greater than ten percent of an armored car carrier. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-BBB
  • Prior authorization: means a process requiring the prescriber or the dispenser to verify with the applicable state public health plan or its authorized agent that the drug is appropriate for the needs of the specific patient. See N.Y. Public Health Law 270
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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. General Business Law 89-F
  • 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. General Business Law 89-PPP
  • 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.
  • Secretary: shall mean the secretary of state. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-F
  • Secretary: means the secretary of state. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-BBB
  • Secretary: means the secretary of state. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-PPP
  • 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. General Business Law 89-F

  • 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. General Business Law 89-F
  • Security system: shall mean an assembly of equipment and devices or a single device designated to detect and/or signal an unauthorized intrusion into premises or to signal an attempted robbery, burglary, theft, pilferage or other loss at a protected premises, and with respect to which signal, police and/or security guards are expected to respond. See N.Y. General Business Law 89-F
  • 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. General Business Law 89-F
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.
  • town: shall mean the town of Scriba, Oswego county. See N.Y. Public Authorities Law 1351
  • 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.
  • Treasury shares: means shares which have been issued, have been subsequently acquired, and are retained uncancelled by the corporation. See N.Y. Banking Law 1001
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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
  • 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. General Business Law 89-BBB
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.