N.Y. Economic Development Law Section 2

Whenever used in this chapter:


“Department” shall mean the state department of economic development.


“Commissioner” shall mean the commissioner of economic development.


The term “atomic energy” means all forms of energy released in the course of nuclear fission or nuclear fusion or other nuclear transformation.


The term “science oriented industry and applied research” means industrial or commercial activities and applied research in the fields of atomic energy, space development, marine sciences, ocean engineering and other science oriented or advanced technology industry.


“Telecommuting” shall mean the conservation of energy through the reduction of travel by employees of the department to and from their designated workplace through the use of telecommunication and computer technology in tasks including, but not limited to, information transfer and processing.


“Animal fiber” means natural fibers that have formed the covering, or fleece, of sheep or other hairy animals such as goats or alpacas, shorn for the purpose of creating textile products.


“Plant fiber” means natural fibers that are obtained from plants and used to create textile products including, but not limited to, hemp.

Source: Section 2 — Definitions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/COM/2 (updated Jan. 6, 2023; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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