2019 New York Laws
EXC - Executive
Article 19-A - Delinquency and Youth Crime Prevention
412 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: NY Exec L § 412 (2019)

§ 412. Definitions. As used in this article,

1. "Office" shall mean the office of children and family services established in the department of family assistance by chapter four hundred thirty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-seven.

2. "Commissioner" shall mean the commissioner of children and family services, designated as the head of the office of children and family services by chapter four hundred thirty-six of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-seven.

3. "Youth" shall mean any person under twenty-one years of age.

* 4. "Municipality" shall mean a county, or a city having a population of one million or more.

* NB Effective until December 31, 2021

* 4. "Municipality" shall mean a county, city, village, town, that part of a town not included within the boundaries of a village, or a school district (if approved for such purpose by the commissioner, in instances where no other municipality, overlapping such school district in whole or part, is receiving state aid pursuant to this article or upon such other basis as the commissioner shall by regulation determine). Municipality may mean an Indian reservation, subject to rules and regulations of the office.

* NB Effective December 31, 2021

* 5. "Youth development program" shall mean a local program designed to accomplish the broad purposes of this article subject to the rules and regulations of the office; provided however, the term "youth development program" shall not include approved runaway programs or transitional independent living support programs as such terms are defined in section five hundred thirty-two-a of this chapter.

* NB Effective until December 31, 2021

* 5. "Youth program" shall mean a "youth bureau," "recreation project" or "youth service" project established under prior authorizing legislation establishing a temporary state youth commission as well as similar local programs designed to accomplish the broad purposes of this article. The definition, determination and classification of youth programs shall be subject to approval by the office in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by it.

* NB Effective December 31, 2021

6. "State aid" shall mean payments by the state to a municipality for or toward the cost of establishment, operation and/or maintenance of approved youth programs in accordance with the provisions of this article.

7. "Youth board" shall mean the citizen board of a youth bureau.

* 8. "Municipal youth bureau" shall mean either:

a. In a city having a population of one million or more, the New York City department of youth and community development, or a successor entity;

b. A youth bureau that engages in activities, including, but not limited to, the operation, administration or monitoring of youth development programs, throughout a particular county; or

c. A youth bureau that engages in activities, including, but not limited to, the operation, administration or monitoring of youth development programs, throughout two or more particular counties, in accordance with subdivision five of section four hundred twenty-two of this article.

* NB Repealed December 31, 2021

* 9. "Local youth bureau" shall mean a youth bureau, not included within the definition of municipal youth bureau pursuant to subdivision eight of this section, that engages in activities, including, but not limited to, the operation, administration or monitoring of youth development programs, throughout a particular village, town or city.

* NB Repealed December 31, 2021


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