N.Y. Public Buildings Law Section 61

When used in this article, unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context, the terms listed below shall have the following meanings:


“Commissioner” means the commissioner of general services.


“Historic and/or cultural place or property” means any building, structure, district, area or site including underground and underwater sites, that is of significance in the history, architecture, archeology or culture of the state, its communities, or the nation.


“National Register” means the national register of historic places authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.


“Registered property” means any historic place or property within the boundaries of the state nominated by the commissioner of parks and recreation for listing on the national register of historic places and/or listed on the state register of historic places.


“State agency” means any state department, officer, board, commission, agency, or a public authority or public benefit corporation at least one of whose members is appointed by the governor.


“State register” means the state register of historic places established pursuant to section 14.07 of article fourteen of the parks and recreation law.

Source: Section 61 — Definitions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBB/61 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

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