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KEY: (P) Proposal; (RP) Revised Proposal; (E) Emergency; (EP) Emergency and Proposal; (A) Adoption; (AA) Amended Adoption; (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

Children and Family Services, Office of
1 / Residential youth facilities (A)
Consumer Protection Board, State
1 / Access to personal information (A)
Education Department
2 / Education, experience, examination and endorsement provisions for licensure of speech-language
pathologists and audiologists (RP)
Liquor Authority, State
4 / 24-hour permits (A)
Long Island Power Authority
4 / Southampton visual benefits assessment charge (P)
Mental Health, Office of
5 / Rights of patients (E)
Power Authority of the State of New York
6 / Rates for the sale of power and energy (A)
Public Service Commission
8 / Energy efficiency portfolio standard (A)
8 / Restoration of service by Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (A)
8 / Lightened regulation by Marble River, LLC (A)
9 / Temporary rates and charges by Four Seasons Water Corp. (A)
9 / Rural telephone bank proceeds (A)
9 / Disposition of tax refund by Verizon New York Inc. (A)
9 / Definition of “major outage” by Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (A)
10 / Property tax refund of approximately $13.0 million by Consolidated Edison Company of New
York, Inc. (A)
10 / Pole attachment rates by Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation (A)
10 / Low Income AffordAbility Program by Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation d/b/a
National Grid (A)
10 / Property tax refund of approximately $1.46 million by Consolidated Edison Company of New
York, Inc. (A)
11 / Electric meter access by Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation (A)
11 / Promotional restrictions on the save bundle order to protect the uniformity rule established
in the Competition III Order Case (A)
11 / Gas meter access by Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation (A)
11 / Con Edison’s procedure for providing customers access to their account information (P)
12 / Intercarrier agreement to interconnect telephone networks for the provisioning of local
exchange service (P)
12 / Interconnection of the networks between Windstream and Finger Lakes for local exchange
service and exchange access (P)
12 / Interconnection of the networks between Verizon and PNG for local exchange service and
exchange access (P)
Real Property Services, Office of
13 / Minimum qualifications standard for the appointment of directors of County Real Property Tax
Services (A)
Temporary and Disability Assistance, Office of
13 / Home Energy Assistance Program (P)
15 / Food Stamp Program (P)
Workers’ Compensation Board
18 / Filing written reports of independent medical examinations (IMEs) (E)
Hearings Scheduled for Proposed Rule Makings / 21
Action Pending Index / 23

Notice of Availability of State and Federal Funds
69 / Criminal Justice Services, Division of
69 / Education Department
69 / Environmental Facilities Corporation and Department of Health
71 / Health, Department of

Miscellaneous Notices/Hearings
73 / Notice of Abandoned Property Received by the State Comptroller
73 / Public Notices
75 / Sale of Forest Products

Executive Orders
77 / Executive Order No. 7: Prohibition Against Personal Use of State Property and Campaign
Contributions to the Governor
78 / Executive Order No. 8: Establishing Judicial Screening Committees to Ensure that Judicial Officer
Appointments are of the Highest Quality
79 / Executive Order No. 9: Review, Continuation and Expiration of Prior Executive Orders

Court Notices
83 / Amendment of Rule