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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

Correctional Services, Department of
1 / Inmate legal visits (P)
Education Department
2 / Students with limited English proficiency (P)
6 / State aid awards (P)
9 / Administration of ability-to-benefit tests for eligibility for awards and loans (P)
15 / Diagnostic screening for students who are new entrants or who have low test scores in reading or mathematics (P)
17 / Program requirements for students in prekindergarten and kindergarten (P)
19 / Requirements for teachers’ certification and teaching practice (P)
22 / Student eligibility for the Higher Education Opportunity Program (P)
Environmental Conservation, Department of
24 / Sanitary condition of shellfish lands (EP)
Health, Department of
27 / Serialized official New York State prescription form (E)
Insurance Department
31 / Rules governing individual and group accident and health insurance reserves (E)
33 / Minimum standards for the form and content of policies and contracts (E)
Mental Health, Office of
35 / Comprehensive outpatient programs (E)
38 / Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) Rates (EP)
Motor Vehicles, Department of
39 / Rear object detection systems (A)
39 / Temporary indicia of registration and inspection (A)
40 / Motor vehicle accident prevention course (P)
Public Service Commission
42 / Erratum
42 / Tariff revisions by Verizon New York Inc. (P)
42 / Rehearing by Cable Telecommunications Association of New York, Inc. (P)
43 / Follow-on merger credit by National Grid USA (P)
43 / Reallocation of system benefits charge funds by New York State Energy Research and
Development Authority
43 / Approval of new types of water meters, and auxiliary devices by Aqua New York (P)
Racing and Wagering Board
44 / Post-race blood gas testing procedures for thoroughbred and harness race horses (E)
State, Department of
46 / Accountability for the administration and enforcement of the New York State Uniform Fire
Prevention Building Code (E)
Hearings Scheduled for Proposed Rule Makings / 50
Action Pending Index / 51

Regulatory Agenda
95 / Agriculture and Markets, Department of
96 / Children and Family Services, Office of
97 / Education Department
100 / Health, Department of
105 / Insurance Department
109 / Labor, Department of
110 / Temporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

Rule Review
113 / Education Department

Securities Offerings
117 / State Notices

Advertisements for Bidders/Contractors
121 / Notice to Bidders
121 / Sealed Bids

Notice of Availability of State and Federal Funds
133 / Environmental Facilities Corporation and Department of Health
135 / Health, Department of
135 / Labor, Department of

Miscellaneous Notices/Hearings
137 / Notice of Abandoned Property Received by the State Comptroller
137 / Notices of Annulment of Dissolution, Cancellation of Annulment of Authority and Erroneous
Entry, et al.
148 / Public Notices

Financial Reports / 159

Appendix / 209