N.Y. Navigation Law Section 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.

Source: Section 79-A — Definitions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/NAV/79-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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