New York State Register - December 9, 2009/Volume XXXI, Issue 49


New York State Register - December 9, 2009/Volume XXXI, Issue 49


Cover and front matter


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

Agriculture and Markets, Department of
1 / Ash Trees, Nursery Stock, Logs, Green Lumber, Firewood, Stumps, Roots, Branches and Debris of a
Half Inch or More (E)
Correctional Services, Department of
6 / Standards of Inmate Behavior, Inmate Correspondence Program and Privileged Correspondence (A)
Crime Victims Board
7 / Reimbursement for Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (A)
Economic Development, Department of
7 / Empire Zones Reform (E)
Education Department
10 / No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) - School Accountability (E)
14 / No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) - School Accountability (A)
Health, Department of
14 / Personnel Health Amendments and Medicare Conditions of Participation (P)
18 / Environmental Testing for Critical Agents Using Autonomous Detetection Systems (ADS) (P)
Higher Education Services Corporation
22 / Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship Program (P)
Insurance Department
23 / Valuation of Annuity, Single Premium Life Insurance, Guaranteed Interest Contract and Other Deposit
Reserves (A)
23 / Minimum Standards for the Form, Content and Sale of Health Insurance, Including Standards of Full
and Fair Disclosure (A)
Mental Health, Office of
24 / Medical Assistance Payments for Community Rehabilitation Services Within Residential Programs
for Adults, Children & Adolescents (P)
Public Service Commission
25 / Approval Amendments to PSC No. 220—Electricity, Effective December 1, 2009 (A)
25 / Approval of Amendments to PSC No. 219—Gas, Effective December 1, 2009 (A)
26 / Issuance and Sale of Securities and Other Forms of Indebtedness (A)
26 / National Grid NY Proposes to Retain a Portion of the Property Tax Refund for its Shareholders (P)
26 / Interconnection of the Networks between Time Warner ResCom and Berkshire Tele. for Local
Exchange Service and Exchange Access (P)
27 / Interconnection of the Networks between Time Warner ResCom and Taconic Telephone for Local
Exchange Service and Exchange Access (P)
27 / Interconnection of the Networks between TW ResCom and Chautauqua and Erie for Local Exchange
Service and Exchange Access (P)
27 / Interconnection of the Networks between Windstream New York and TW ResCom for Local
Exchange Service and Exchange Access (P)
28 / Net Metering for Micro-Combined Heat and Power Generating Systems (P)
28 / Approval of GUSC's Proposed $35 Million Generation Facility Financing (P)
Taxation and Finance, Department of
28 / Outdated List of Sales and Compensating Use Taxes (A)
29 / Fuel Use Tax on Motor Fuel and Diesel Motor Fuel and the Art. 13-A Carrier Tax Jointly Administered Therewith (A)
29 / New York State and City of Yonkers Withholding Tables and Other Methods (A)
29 / Fuel Use Tax on Motor Fuel and Diesel Motor Fuel and the Art. 13-A Carrier Tax Jointly Administered Therewith (P)
29 / Informational Returns for Wholesale Dealers of Cigarettes and Tobacco Products (P)
Hearings Schedule for Proposed Rule Makings / 33
Action Pending Index / 35

Rule Review
85 / Labor, Department of

Securities Offerings
87 / State Notices

Advertisements for Bidders/Contractors
89 / Sealed Bids


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

Executive Orders
97 / Executive Order No. 28.1: Continuing the Declaration of a Disaster in the County of Essex and Contiguous
Areas and Suspending Certain Provisions of Law.
98 / Executive Order No. 30: Enhancing Participation of New Yorkers in the 2010 Census.

Court Notices
99 / Rules of the Chief Administrator of the Courts
99 / Rules of the Chief Administrator of the Courts