New York Executive Law Section 876 - Definitions.

* 876. Definitions. When used in this article:

1. "Office" means the office of business permits created by this article.

2. "Director" means the director of the office of business permits.

3. "State agency" means any department, board, bureau, commission, division, office, council or agency of the state, or a public benefit corporation or public authority at least one of whose members is appointed by the governor.

4. "Permit" means the whole or part of any state agency permit, license, certificate, approval, registration, charter, or similar form of permission required by law or by state agency rules and regulations having the force and effect of law.

5. "Person" means any individual, proprietorship, partnership, association, cooperative, corporation, nonprofit organization, state or local government agency, and any other organization required to obtain one or more permits.

6. "Applicant" means any person acting on his behalf or authorized to act on behalf of any other person for the purpose of securing a permit.

* NB Authority of office terminated per 893 December 31, 1995

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