2012 New York Consolidated Laws
PBO - Public Officers
Article 6 - (84 - 90) FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAW
86 - Definitions.

NY Pub Off L § 86 (2012) What's This?
    § 86. Definitions.  As  used  in  this  article,  unless  the  context
  requires otherwise:
    1. "Judiciary" means the courts of the state, including any  municipal
  or district court, whether or not of record.
    2. "State legislature" means the legislature of the state of New York,
  including   any   committee,   subcommittee,   joint  committee,  select
  committee, or commission thereof.
    3. "Agency" means any state or municipal  department,  board,  bureau,
  division,  commission,  committee, public authority, public corporation,
  council, office or other governmental entity performing  a  governmental
  or  proprietary function for the state or any one or more municipalities
  thereof, except the judiciary or the state legislature.
    4. "Record" means any  information  kept,  held,  filed,  produced  or
  reproduced  by,  with  or for an agency or the state legislature, in any
  physical  form  whatsoever  including,  but  not  limited  to,  reports,
  statements,  examinations,  memoranda,  opinions, folders, files, books,
  manuals, pamphlets, forms,  papers,  designs,  drawings,  maps,  photos,
  letters,  microfilms,  computer  tapes  or  discs, rules, regulations or
    5. "Critical infrastructure" means systems, assets, places or  things,
  whether  physical or virtual, so vital to the state that the disruption,
  incapacitation or destruction of such systems, assets, places or  things
  could  jeopardize  the health, safety, welfare or security of the state,
  its residents or its economy.

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