§ 483-AA Definitions
§ 483-BB Services for Victims of Human Trafficking
§ 483-CC Confirmation as a Victim of Human Trafficking
§ 483-DD Law Enforcement Assistance With Respect to Immigration
§ 483-EE Establishment of Interagency Task Force On Human Trafficking
§ 483-FF National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline Poster

Terms Used In New York Laws > Social Services > Article 10-D

  • Abused child: means a child or youth who has been subjected to "physical abuse" "sexual abuse" and/or "psychological abuse" as defined in section four hundred eighty-eight of the New York state social services law while in the custody of ACS. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901
  • ACS: means the administration for children's services, or any successor agency charged with operating the city's child welfare system. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Child: means "youth" as defined in this section. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of ACS. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Detention: means the temporary care and maintenance of youth held:

    1. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901

  • Detention facility: means a facility, certified by the New York state office of children and family services, for the care of youth detained in accordance with the provisions of the family court act, regulations of the New York state office of children and family services, and the criminal procedure law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: means the fiscal year for the city of New York. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Mechanical restraint: means the use of a mechanical device to restrict the movement or normal function of a portion of a child's body, including but not limited to, handcuffs, leg cuffs, daisy chains or waist restraint. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901
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  • Physical restraint: means the use of bodily force to limit a child's freedom of movement during a physical confrontation or to prevent a confrontation. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901
  • Placement: means the temporary care and maintenance of adjudicated youth held away from their homes pursuant to article three of the family court act. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901
  • Placement facility: means a facility, certified by the New York state office of children and family services, for the care of youth placed in accordance with the provisions of the family court act and the regulations of the New York state office of children and family services. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Youth: means a person who resides in a juvenile detention or placement facility in the custody of ACS. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 21-901