Section 50-1.2 - Definitions

50-1.2 Definitions. As used in this Subpart, the following words and terms shall have the indicated meanings:

(a) Statistical tabulation means a collection or orderly presentation of numerical data logically arranged in columns, rows or graphic representation. Opinions, policy options and recommendations do not constitute statistical tabulations.

(b) Factual tabulation means a collection of statements of objective information logically arranged and reflecting objective reality, actual existence or an actual occurrence. Opinions, policy options and recommendations do not constitute factual tabulations.

(c) Records access officer means the person designated as responsible for ensuring that the department complies with provisions of the Freedom of Information Law and the regulations herein and coordinates the department's response to requests for access to or copies of records.

(d) Records access appeals officer means the Director, Department of Health, Public Affairs Group, whose business address is: Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, Albany, NY 12237.

(e) Record means any information kept, held, filed, produced or reproduced by, with or for the department, 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 codes.

(f) Trade secret means information which, if disclosed, would cause substantial injury to the competitive position of the subject enterprise.
 

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