Legislation

Search OpenLegislation Statutes
This entry was published on 2014-09-22
The selection dates indicate all change milestones for the entire volume, not just the location being viewed. Specifying a milestone date will retrieve the most recent version of the location before that date.
SECTION 79-A
Definitions
Navigation (NAV) CHAPTER 37, ARTICLE 4-A
§ 79-a. Definitions. As used in this article: 1. "State aid" shall
mean payments by the state to an eligible governmental entity in
accordance with the provisions of this article.

2. "Program year" shall mean the calendar year.

2-a. "Eligible governmental entity" shall mean the Lake George park
commission or a county enforcing the provisions of this chapter and
having an accident reporting system and vessel and related equipment
anti-theft program and/or an "I love NY waterways" boating safety
program and/or boating noise level enforcement program approved by the
commissioner. In a county which does not enforce the provisions of this
chapter and has an approved accident reporting system and vessel and
related equipment anti-theft program and/or an "I love NY waterways"
boating safety program and/or a boating noise level enforcement program,
the eligible governmental entity may be a city, town or village within
the county. In addition, the commissioner shall promulgate regulations
to provide for direct funding to any city, town or village in a county
constituting an eligible governmental entity pursuant to this
subdivision which such city, town or village enforces the provisions of
this chapter and has established an "I love NY waterways" boating safety
program approved by the commissioner.

3. "County, city, town or village" shall mean each county, city, town
or village in the state of New York except those counties which lie
within the territorial limits of the city of New York. The term "county"
with reference to such counties lying within the territorial limits of
the city of New York shall mean the city of New York.

4. "Authorized expenditures" shall mean those expenditures determined
by the commissioner to be reasonable and necessary for the adequate and
proper enforcement of the provisions of this chapter, and for
implementing an accident reporting system and vessel and related
equipment anti-theft program and/or an "I love NY waterways" boating
safety program and/or a boating noise level enforcement program. The
commissioner shall prepare and maintain in his office a schedule of such
authorized expenditures and amend the same from time to time.