§ 5 Department of Social Welfare
§ 11 Commissioner of Social Services
§ 12 Deputy Commissioners
§ 13 Organization of the Department
§ 14 Employees; Compensation
§ 16 Offices of the Department
§ 17 Powers and Duties of the Commissioner
§ 20 Powers and Duties of the Department
§ 20-A Local Personnel; Limitations On Department’s Power
§ 20-B Plan for In-Home Care of Senior Citizens
§ 20-C Privatization
§ 20-D Training of Direct Care Workers in Adverse Childhood Experiences
§ 21 Welfare Management System
§ 21-A Electronic Benefit Transfer System
§ 22 Appeals and Fair Hearings; Judicial Review
§ 23 Wage Reporting System
§ 28 Gifts and Bequests
§ 29 Federal Agency
§ 30 Continuation of Salaries of Local and State Welfare Employees Receiving Training for the Better Performance of Their Duties
§ 31 Fellowships and Scholarships for Local and State Public Welfare Employees
§ 32 Reciprocal Agreements
§ 33 Contracts for Supplies and Commodities Needed in the Administration of Assistance
§ 34 General Powers and Duties of the Commissioner
§ 34-A Services Planning Requirements
§ 35 Legal Representation of Individuals Whose Federal Disability Benefits Have Been Denied or May Be Discontinued
§ 36 Studies
§ 36-A Department Research and Demonstration Projects
§ 36-B Local Flexibility Incentive Pilot Program
§ 36-C Savings Plan for the City of New York
§ 37 Reports of and to Department
§ 38 Commission for the Blind
§ 39 Indian Affairs
§ 40 Real Property; Purchase or Acquisition

Terms Used In New York Laws > Social Services > Article 2

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • 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
  • 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.
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  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.