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KEY: (P) Proposal; (RP) Revised Proposal; (RC) Revised Proposal/Continuation; (RXC) Revised Proposal/Extra Continuation; (E) Emergency; (EP) Emergency and Proposal; (A) Adoption; (AA) Amended Adoption; (C) Continuation; (W) Withdrawal

Effective with the October 25, 2006 issue of the Register, in compliance with Chapter 230 of the Laws of 2006, individuals may send public comment via electronic mail to those recipients who provided an e-mail address in Notices of Proposed Rule Making. This includes Proposed, Emergency Proposed, Revised Proposed and Emergency Revised Proposed rule makings. Instructions

Rule Making Activities

Agriculture and Markets, Department of
1 / Tolerances and regulations for commercial weighing and measuring devices (A)
Audit and Control, Department of

1 / Filing of abandoned property reports (P)
Banking Department
3 / Overdraft protection fee disclosure (E)
Children and Family Services, Office of
4 / Child protective investigations (P)
Civil Service, Department of
6 / Jurisdictional classifications (P)
State Consumer Protection Board
7 / Telemarketing registry updates in the Do Not Call Law (P)
Economic Development, Department of

8 / Empire State Commercial Tax Credit Program (E)
Education Department
9 / Licensure as a clinical laboratory technologist (ERP)
13 / State aid for public library construction (A)
13 / Behavioral interventions (RP)
Insurance Department
18 / Rules relating to processing of claims (E)
22 / Minimum standards for the form, content, and sale of health insurance (E)
23 / Physicians and surgeons professional insurance merit rating plans (EP)
25 / Charges for professional health services (A)
Labor, Department of
26 / Public employee occupational safety and health standards (P)
26 / Handling of asbestos (P)
Long Island Power Authority
28 / Green Choice Program (A)
28 / Wind net metering (A)
Mental Health, Office of
28 / Criminal history record review (P)
31 / Suburban/Rural Comprehensive Emergency Program (P)
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, Office of
32 / Environmental requirements for certified residential and non-residential facilities (P)
34 / Enrollment and appeals in Medicare prescription drug plans (P)
Public Service Commission
37 / Notice of withdrawals
37 / Individual service agreements by Massena Electric Department (A)
37 / Exemptions from electric standby rates for small non-demand customers by Plug Power, Inc. (A)
38 / Marketer/Direct Customer Capacity Program by The Brooklyn Union Gas Company (A)
38 / Marketer/Direct Customer Capacity Program by KeySpan Gas East Corporation d/b/a Brooklyn Union of L.I. (A)
38 / Average commodity cost of gas by Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation (A)
38 / Capacity Release Service Program by Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (A)
39 / Capacity Release Service Program by Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (A)
39 / Billing service credit by Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (A)
39 / Transfer of ownership interests by Alliance Energy, New York LLC and RPL Holding LLC (A)
39 / Electric water heater leasing business by Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation (P)
40 / Asset sale gain account by New York State Electric & Gas Corporation (P)
40 / Submetering of electricity by Energy Investment Systems Inc. (P)
40 / Uniform system of accounts by Corning Natural Gas Corporation (P)
41 / Filing requirement waivers by New York State Electric & Gas Corporation (P)
State University of New York
41 / Traffic and parking regulations of the State University College at Old Westbury (A)
41 / Traffic and parking regulations of the State University of New York College of Agriculture
and Technology at Cobleskill (A)
Thruway Authority
41 / E-ZPass Discount Plan (P)
43 / Maximum speed limit on the thruway and electronic toll collection (P)
Hearings Scheduled for Proposed Rule Makings / 45
Action Pending Index / 47

Securities Offerings
89 / State Notices
90 / Further State Notices

Advertisements for Bidders/Contractors
97 / Sealed Bids

Notice of Availability of State and Federal Funds
103 / Children and Family Services, Office of
104 / Health, Department of with Dormitory Authority of the State of New York
104 / Higher Education Services Corporation

Miscellaneous Notices/Hearings
107 / Notice of Abandoned Property Received by the State Comptroller
107 / Notice of Public Hearing
107 / Public Notices

Executive Orders
111 / Executive Order No. 145: Declaring a Disaster in Broome, Delaware, Herkimer, Montgomery, Otsego, Cortland, Chenango, Schoharie and Tioga Counties
111 / Executive Order No. 145.1: Declaring a Disaster in Broome, Delaware, Herkimer, Montgomery, Otsego, Corltand, Chenango, Schoharie, Sullivan, Orange, Ulster, Oneida and Tioga Counties