Sections
Part 1 General 7-101 – 7-106
Part 2 Warehouse Receipts: Special Provisions 7-201 – 7-210
Part 3 Bills of Lading: Special Provisions 7-301 – 7-309
Part 4 Warehouse Receipts and Bills of Lading: General Obligations 7-401 – 7-404
Part 5 Warehouse Receipts and Bills of Lading: Negotiation and Transfer 7-501 – 7-509
Part 6 Warehouse Receipts and Bills of Lading: Miscellaneous Provisions 7-601 – 7-603

Terms Used In New York Laws > Uniform Commercial Code > Article 7 - Documents of Title

  • Accessibility lift: means elevators or conveyances that are intended for transportation of persons with disabilities, such as platform lifts and stairway chairlifts, including equipment covered by the provisions of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) A18. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Accessibility lift work: means elevator and conveyance work that is restricted to accessibility lifts. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Account wagering licensee: means racing associations, and corporations; franchised corporations, off-track betting corporations, and commission-approved multi-jurisdictional account wagering providers that have been authorized by the commission to offer account wagering. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001
  • Account wagering: means a form of pari-mutuel wagering in which a person establishes an account with an account wagering licensee and subsequently communicates via telephone or other electronic media to the account wagering licensee wagering instructions concerning the funds in such person's account and wagers to be placed on the account owner's behalf. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a contributor, and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund together with regular interest thereon. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Alteration: means any change to any conveyance or component other than maintenance, repair, or replacement, but shall not include the professional services of engineering or architecture as defined in sections seventy-two hundred one and seventy-three hundred one of the education law. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • 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.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • Annuity: shall mean the annual payments for life derived from contributions made by contributor as provided in this article. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • Annuity reserve: shall mean the present value of all payments to be made on account of any annuity, or benefit in lieu of any annuity, computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the retirement board with regular interest. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • 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: means any association, corporation or business entity applying for a simulcast license in accordance with the provisions of this article;

    f. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • 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
  • Approved asbestos safety program: means a program approved by the commissioner of health providing training in the handling and use of asbestos and asbestos material, education concerning safety and health risks inherent in such handling and use and training in techniques for minimizing exposure of the public to asbestos fibers. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Asbestos: means any naturally occurring hydrated mineral silicate separable into commercially usable fibers, including chrysotile (serpentine),

    amosite

    (cummingtonite-grunerite),

    crocidolite (riebeckite), tremolite, anthrophyllite and actinolite. See N.Y. Labor Law 901

  • Asbestos contract: means an oral or written agreement contained in one or more documents for the performance of work on an asbestos project and includes all labor, goods and services. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Asbestos contractor: means the state, any political subdivision of the state, a public authority or any other governmental agency or instrumentality thereof, self-employed person, company, unincorporated association, firm, partnership or corporation, limited liability corporation or professional limited liability corporation and any owner or operator thereof, which engages in any portion of an asbestos project or employs persons engaged in an asbestos project. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Asbestos handling certificate: means a certificate issued by the commissioner pursuant to the provisions of this article to a person who has satisfactorily completed an approved asbestos safety program. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Asbestos handling license: means a license issued by the commissioner pursuant to the provisions of this article to an asbestos contractor engaged in an asbestos project. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Asbestos material: means any material containing more than one percent by weight of asbestos. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Asbestos project: means work undertaken which involves the removal, encapsulation, enclosure, repair or disturbance of friable or non-friable asbestos, or any handling of asbestos material that may result in the release of asbestos fiber except for work in an owner-occupied single family dwelling performed by the owner of such dwelling and, for the purpose of compliance with regulations promulgated pursuant to subdivision one of section nine hundred six of this article, except for in-plant operations as defined in subdivision thirteen of this section. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Authorized player: shall mean an individual located in New York state, who is not a prohibited player, that participates in an interactive fantasy sports contest offered by a registrant. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Bailee: means a person that by a warehouse receipt, bill of lading, or other document of title acknowledges possession of goods and contracts to deliver them. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 7-102
  • 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
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person in receipt of a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided by this article. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • Board: means the New York state elevator safety and standards advisory board established by section nine hundred fifty-six of this article. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Board: shall mean the New York state occupational safety and health hazard abatement board created pursuant to the provisions of section twenty-seven-a of this chapter. See N.Y. Labor Law 885
  • Branch office: means an establishment maintained and operated by an off-track betting corporation, where off-track pari-mutuel betting on horse races may be placed in accordance with the terms and conditions of this chapter and rules and regulations issued pursuant thereto;

    i. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Business: means any corporation, or instrumentality of a corporation, self-employed person, company, unincorporated association, firm, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, or any other entity, or any owner or operator of any of the foregoing entities. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Business license: means a license that authorizes the holder to engage in the business of elevator and conveyance work, or elevator and conveyance inspections. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 7-102
  • Client: means a person who enters into a professional employer agreement with a professional employer organization. See N.Y. Labor Law 916
  • Commission: shall mean the New York state gaming commission. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of labor. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Consignee: means a person named in a bill of lading to which or to whose order the bill promises delivery. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 7-102
  • Consignor: means a person named in a bill of lading as the person from which the goods have been received for shipment. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 7-102
  • Construction: means the act or process of constructing any conveyance, and includes vertically constructing or connecting any conveyance or part or system thereof. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • contest: shall mean a game of skill wherein one or more contestants compete against each other by using their knowledge and understanding of athletic events and athletes to select and manage rosters of simulated players whose performance directly corresponds with the actual performance of human competitors on sports teams and in sports events. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contributor: shall mean any member of the retirement system who has an account in the annuity savings fund as provided by this article. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Delivery order: means a record that contains an order to deliver goods directed to a warehouse, carrier, or other person that in the ordinary course of business issues warehouse receipts or bills of lading. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 7-102
  • Department: means the department of labor. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Design: means the act or process of planning the repair, alteration, or construction of any conveyance, but shall not include the professional services of engineering or architecture as defined in

    sections seventy-two hundred one and seventy-three hundred one of the education law. See N.Y. Labor Law 951

  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Elevator: means a hoisting and lowering mechanism, equipped with a car, that moves within guides and serves two or more landings. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Elevator and conveyance work: means performing activities that include the design, construction, installation, testing, maintenance, alteration, service, and repair of any elevator or conveyance. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Elevator contractor: means any business that engages in elevator and conveyance work. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Elevator inspection contractor: means any business that performs elevator and conveyance inspections. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Elevator inspector: means any person who performs elevator and conveyance inspections, whether individually or through an elevator inspection contractor or public employer. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Elevator mechanic: means any person who performs elevator and conveyance work. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Elevator or conveyance: means any equipment identified in paragraphs (a) through (d) of subdivision one of section nine hundred fifty of this article, including any elevator, dumbwaiter, escalator, moving sidewalk, platform lifts, non-residential stairway chairlifts and automated people movers. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Employer: shall mean the state of New York, the city, the village, school district board or trustee, or other agency of and within the state by which a teacher is paid. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • Employer: means any individual, partnership, corporation or association engaged in a business who has employees including the state and its political subdivisions. See N.Y. Labor Law 875
  • 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.
  • Entity: means a partnership, association, joint venture, company, sole proprietorship, corporation, limited liability corporation, professional limited liability corporation or any other form of doing business. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Entry fee: shall mean cash or cash equivalent that is paid by an authorized player to an operator or registrant to participate in an interactive fantasy sports contest offered by such operator or registrant. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • 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
  • Escalator: means a power-driven, inclined, continuous stairway used for raising or lowering passengers. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final average salary: shall mean the average annual compensation earnable as a teacher during the five years of service immediately preceding his date of retirement, or it shall mean the average annual compensation earnable as a teacher during any five consecutive years of state service, said five years to be selected by the applicant prior to date of retirement. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Friable: means any material that when dry, can be crumbled, pulverized, crushed or reduced to powder by hand pressure or is capable of being released into the air by hand pressure. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • fund: shall mean the training and education program on occupational safety and health fund created pursuant to the provisons of § 97-c of the state finance law. See N.Y. Labor Law 885
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 7-102
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract for storage or transportation. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 7-102
  • Highly experienced player: shall mean an authorized player who has:

    (a) entered more than one thousand contests offered by a single operator or registrant; or

    (b) won more than three prizes valued at one thousand dollars each or more from a single operator or registrant. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401

  • In-plant operations: means work within the premises of an employer other than the state, any political subdivision of the state, a public authority or other governmental agency or instrumentality thereof, in an area to which persons other than employees of that employer directly involved in the work will not have access during the course of the work and which is performed in a manner consistent with federal regulations promulgated under the federal occupational safety and health act pursuant to chapter 15 of title twenty-nine of the United

    States code, and is performed in a manner which will not expose the public or employees of that employer not directly involved with the asbestos project to asbestos fibers in excess of background levels or . See N.Y. Labor Law 901

  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inspection: means a critical examination, observation, or evaluation of quality and code compliance of any conveyance. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Installation: means to place or fix any conveyance or component in position for operation. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interactive fantasy sports gross revenue: shall mean the amount equal to the total of all entry fees not attributable to New York state prohibited sports events that a registrant collects from all players, less the total of all sums not attributable to New York state prohibited sports events paid out as winnings to all players, multiplied by the resident percentage for New York state; provided, however, that the total of all sums paid out as winnings to players shall not include the cash equivalent value of any merchandise or thing of value awarded as a prize. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Issuer: means a bailee that issues a document of title or, in the case of an unaccepted delivery order, the person that orders the possessor of goods to deliver. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 7-102
  • 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.
  • License: means a credential duly issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage a business or an occupation whose scope

    includes accessibility lift work, or elevator and conveyance work, or elevator and conveyance inspections. See N.Y. Labor Law 951

  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Maintenance: means a process of routine examination, lubrication, cleaning, and adjustment of any conveyance or components for the purpose of ensuring performance in accordance with any applicable code requirements. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Minor: shall mean any person under the age of eighteen years. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mixed meeting: means a race meeting that has a combination of thoroughbred, quarter horse, Appaloosa, paint, and/or Arabian racing on the same race program. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001
  • Multi-jurisdictional account wagering provider: means a business entity domiciled in a jurisdiction, other than the state of New York, that does not operate either a simulcast facility that is open to the public within the state of New York or a licensed or franchised racetrack within the state, but which is licensed by such other jurisdiction to offer pari-mutuel account wagering on races such provider simulcasts and other races it offers in its wagering menu to persons located in or out of the jurisdiction issuing such license. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001
  • New entrant: shall mean any teacher who is a member of the retirement system except a present teacher. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • 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.
  • Occupational license: means a license that authorizes the holder to engage in accessibility lift work, or elevator and conveyance work or elevator and conveyance inspections. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Off-track betting region: means those regions as defined in section five hundred nineteen of this chapter;

    k. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Operator: means any association, corporation or business entity operating a simulcast facility in accordance with the provisions of this article;

    g. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • operator: shall mean any person or entity that offers any interactive fantasy sports contest to any authorized player through any interactive fantasy sports platform. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parent company: means an entity that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls the asbestos contractor. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • 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.
  • Pension: shall mean the annual payments for life derived from payments made by an employer as provided in this article. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • Person: means any natural person. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Person: means an individual, an association, a company, a firm, a partnership, a corporation, or any other form of legally recognized entity. See N.Y. Labor Law 916
  • Person: means any natural person. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personnel and material hoists: means rack and pinion hoists, alimaks, and machines of a similar nature used for the hoisting of construction material, equipment and personnel, or the removal of debris, all during the construction, renovation, and/or demolition phase of any construction project whether an inside or outside hoist. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • platform: shall mean the combination of hardware, software, and data networks used to manage, administer, or control contests and any associated entry fees. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • 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.
  • Present teacher: shall mean any teacher who was a teacher on or before the first day of August, nineteen hundred twenty-one, whose membership in the retirement system created by this article has been continuous and

    a. See N.Y. Education Law 501

  • Private residence: means a separate dwelling or a separate apartment in a multiple dwelling, which is occupied by members of a single family unit. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Professional employer agreement: means a written contract whereby:

    (a) A professional employer organization expressly agrees to co-employ all or a majority of the employees providing services for the client;

    (b) The contract is intended to be on-going rather than temporary in nature;

    (c) Employer responsibilities for worksite employees, including those of hiring, firing and disciplining, are expressly allocated by and between the professional employer organization and the client in the agreement; and

    (d) The professional employer organization expressly assumes the rights and responsibilities as required in section nine hundred twenty-two of this article. See N.Y. Labor Law 916

  • Professional employer organization: means any person whose business is entering into professional employer agreements with clients. See N.Y. Labor Law 916
  • program: shall mean the training and education program on occupational safety and health created pursuant to the provisions of section eight hundred eighty-six of this article. See N.Y. Labor Law 885
  • Prohibited sports event: shall mean any collegiate sport or athletic event, any high school sport or athletic event or any horse racing event. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • rebate: shall mean a refund of a certain portion of the wholesale price of a drug based on a negotiated agreement between a drug manufacturer and any administrator of the prescription drug discount card program created pursuant to this chapter. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-1002
  • Receiving track: means any track where simulcasts originated from another track are displayed;

    e. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • registrant: shall mean an operator that is registered by the commission. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Repair: means reconditioning or renewal of any elevator or conveyance or component necessary to keep such equipment in compliance with applicable code requirements. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean the pension plus the annuity. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • Retirement board: shall mean the retirement board provided by section five hundred four of this article. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • Retirement system: shall mean the New York state teachers' retirement system provided for in section five hundred two of this article. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • Sending track: means any track from which simulcasts originate;

    d. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Service: shall mean actual teaching or supervision by the teacher during regular school hours of the day, and shall mean governmental service in the state of New York in another capacity where the teacher was a member of the New York state employees retirement system, and where such service was credited to the teacher in the said New York state employees retirement system. See N.Y. Education Law 501
  • 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.
  • Shipper: means a person that enters into a contract of transportation with a carrier. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 7-102
  • Simulcast: means the telecast of live audio and visual signals of running, harness or quarter horse races for the purposes of pari-mutuel wagering;

    b. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Simulcast facility: means those facilities within the state that are authorized pursuant to the provisions of this article to display simulcasts for pari-mutuel wagering purposes;

    j. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Simulcast theater: means a simulcast facility that is also a public entertainment and wagering facility, which may include any or all of the following: a large-screen television projection and display unit, a display system for odds, pools, and payout prices, areas for viewing and seating, a food and beverage facility, and any other convenience currently provided at racetracks and not inconsistent with local zoning ordinances;

    l. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • Sports event: shall mean any amateur or professional sport or athletic event, except a prohibited sports event. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1401
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subsidiary: means an entity that is controlled directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, by an asbestos contractor or by the asbestos contractor's parent company. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Substantially owned-affiliated entity: means , in relation to any asbestos contractor, any (a) parent company of the asbestos contractor, (b) subsidiary of the asbestos contractor, (c) successor of the asbestos contractor, (d) entity in which the parent company of the asbestos contractor owns more than fifty percent of the voting stock, (e) entity in which one or more of the top five shareholders of the asbestos contractor individually or collectively also owns a controlling share of the voting stock, or (f) entity which exhibits any other indicia of control over the asbestos contractor or over which the asbestos contractor exhibits control, regardless of whether the controlling party or parties have any identifiable or documented ownership interest. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Successor: means an entity engaged in work substantially similar to that of the predecessor, where there is substantial continuity of operation with that of the predecessor. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Successor: means an entity engaged in work substantially similar to that of the predecessor, where there is substantial continuity of operation with that of the predecessor. See N.Y. Labor Law 901
  • Teacher: shall mean any regular teacher, special teacher, including any school librarian or physical training teacher, principal, vice-principal,

    supervisor,

    supervisory

    principal,

    director, superintendent, city superintendent, assistant city superintendent, district superintendent and other member of the teaching or professional staff of any class, public school, vocational school, truant reformatory school or parental school, and of any or all classes of schools within the state of New York, including schools on the Indian reservation, conducted under the order and superintendence of and wholly or partly at the expense of the New York state education department or of a duly elected board of education, board of school directors or board of trustees of the state or of any city or school district thereof, provided that no person shall be deemed a teacher within the meaning of this article who is not so employed for full time outside vacation periods. See N.Y. Education Law 501

  • Temporary help firm: means a business which recruits and hires its own employees, and assigns those employees to perform work at or services for other organizations, to support or supplement the other organization's workforce, or to provide assistance in special work situations such as, but not limited to, employee absences, skill shortages, seasonal workloads, or to perform special assignments or projects. See N.Y. Labor Law 916
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Testing: means a process or trial of operation of any conveyance. See N.Y. Labor Law 951
  • Toxic substance: means any substance which is listed in the latest printed edition of the national institute for occupational safety and health registry of toxic effects of chemical substances or has yielded positive evidence of acute or chronic health hazards in human, animal or other biological testing. See N.Y. Labor Law 875
  • Track: means the grounds or enclosures within which horse races are conducted by any person, association or corporation lawfully authorized to conduct such races in accordance with the terms and conditions of this chapter or the laws of another jurisdiction;

    c. See N.Y. Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law 1001

  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See N.Y. Uniform Commercial Code 7-102
  • Workplace: means any location away from the home, permanent or temporary, where any employee performs any work-related duty in the course of his employment. See N.Y. Labor Law 875
  • Worksite employee: means a person having an employment relationship with both the professional employer organization and the client. See N.Y. Labor Law 916