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SECTION 60
Definitions
Workers' Compensation (WKC) CHAPTER 67, ARTICLE 5
§ 60. Definitions. As used in this article, the following terms shall
mean and include:

1. "Public corporation." A corporation as defined in section three of
the general corporation law, except that a public benefit corporation
shall not be deemed a public corporation for the purposes of this
article unless it operates in a territory coterminous with the county or
a tax district or districts within the county.

1-a. "Contract agency", "contract association". A not-for-profit
corporation or association which provides services exclusively to a
single county on a contractual basis and receives at least eighty-five
percent of its funding from the local, state or federal government.

2. "Municipal corporation," "district corporation" and "public benefit
corporation." A municipal corporation, district corporation and public
benefit corporation, respectively, as defined in section three of the
general corporation law.

3. "Plans." The plan of self-insurance provided for in this article.

4. "Committee." The committee appointed pursuant to section sixty-four
of this chapter to administer the plan.

5. "Administrator." The administrator appointed pursuant to section
sixty-four of this chapter to administer the plan.

6. "Participant." A public corporation participating in a plan.

7. "Liability." The liability of a participant to pay compensation,
assessments and all other obligations imposed by or pursuant to this
chapter, the volunteer firefighters' benefit law, and the volunteer
ambulance workers' benefit law except as otherwise provided in section
sixty-one of this chapter.

8. "Reserve." The self-insurance reserve provided for in section
sixty-nine of this chapter.