As used in this article,

Terms Used In N.Y. Executive Law 412

  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of children and family services, designated as the head of the office of children and family services by chapter four hundred thirty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-seven. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
  • Municipal youth bureau: shall mean either:

    a. See N.Y. Executive Law 412

  • Municipality: shall mean a county, or a city having a population of one million or more. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
  • Office: shall mean the office of children and family services established in the department of family assistance by chapter four hundred thirty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-seven. See N.Y. Executive Law 412
  • Youth: shall mean any person under twenty-one years of age. See N.Y. Executive Law 412

1. “Office” shall mean the office of children and family services established in the department of family assistance by chapter four hundred thirty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-seven.

2. “Commissioner” shall mean the commissioner of children and family services, designated as the head of the office of children and family services by chapter four hundred thirty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-seven.

3. “Youth” shall mean any person under twenty-one years of age.

4. “Municipality” shall mean a county, or a city having a population of one million or more.

5. “Youth development program” shall mean a local program designed to accomplish the broad purposes of this article subject to the rules and regulations of the office; provided however, the term “youth development program” shall not include approved runaway programs or transitional independent living support programs as such terms are defined in section five hundred thirty-two-a of this chapter.

6. “State aid” shall mean payments by the state to a municipality for or toward the cost of establishment, operation and/or maintenance of approved youth programs in accordance with the provisions of this article.

7. “Youth board” shall mean the citizen board of a youth bureau.

8. “Municipal youth bureau” shall mean either:

a. In a city having a population of one million or more, the New York City department of youth and community development, or a successor entity;

b. A youth bureau that engages in activities, including, but not limited to, the operation, administration or monitoring of youth development programs, throughout a particular county; or

c. A youth bureau that engages in activities, including, but not limited to, the operation, administration or monitoring of youth development programs, throughout two or more particular counties, in accordance with subdivision five of section four hundred twenty-two of this article.

9. “Local youth bureau” shall mean a youth bureau, not included within the definition of municipal youth bureau pursuant to subdivision eight of this section, that engages in activities, including, but not limited to, the operation, administration or monitoring of youth development programs, throughout a particular village, town or city.