New York State Register January 4, 2012/Volume XXXIV, Issue 1


Cover and front matter


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


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Rule Making Activities (All documents are PDF)

Agriculture and Markets, Department of
1 / Sale of Sliced Cheese at Farmers' Markets (A)
Children and Family Services, Office of
1 / Multi-Year Contracts (A)
1 / Designation of Two County Officials to be Emergency Contacts When a Youth is Remanded to an
Out-of-County Detention Facility (A)
Civil Service, Department of
2 / Provision of the Health Benefit Plan for Active and Retired New York State Employees (E)
Education Department
4 / Collaborative Drug Therapy Management (A)
4 / Regents Diploma With Advanced Designation (A)
4 / Random Selection Process for Charter School Student Admissions (A)
7 / Mandatory Continuing Education for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians (A)
7 / Preschool and School-Age Individual Evaluations (P)
Financial Services, Department of
9 / Suitability in Annuity Transactions (E)
12 / Use of Senior-Specific Certifications and Professional Designations in the Sale of Life Insurance and
Annuities (E)
14 / Exempt Organizations; Subsidiaries of Exempt Organizations; Exempt Mortgage Product (A)
Health, Department of
16 / NYS Medical Indemnity Fund (E)
18 / July 2011 Ambulatory Patient Groups (APGs) Payment Methodology (A)
Higher Education Services Corporation
18 / Participation in the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) (A)
Mental Health, Office of
21 / Visitation and Inspection of Facilities (P)
Niagara Falls Water Board
24 / Adoption of a Schedule of Rates, Fees and Charges (EP)
Power Authority of the State of New York
25 / Rates for the Sale of Power and Energy (A)
26 / Rates and Billing for the Sale of Power and Energy (A)
Public Service Commission
26 / Deferral of 2008 Transmission and Distribution Investment Costs (A)
27 / Permit the Ritz Line of 600V Metering Class Instrument Transformers (A)
27 / Approving a Lightened Regulatory Regime and Financing for Stony Creek Energy LLC (A)
27 / Establish Two New Riders, Rider F - Demand Response and Rider G - Customer Sited Supply Pilot
Programs (A)
27 / Competitive Transition Charge (A)
28 / Deferral of the Revenue Requirement Associated With its 2008-2010 Transmission and Distribution
Investment Costs (A)
28 / Verizon New York Inc.'s Petition to Retain Property Tax Refund for the 1992 Through 2002 Tax
Years (A)
28 / Voluntary Time-Of-Use Program (A)
28 / Amendments to PSC No. 220—Electricity, Eff. 1/1/12 for Revisions to Its Service Classification No.
4 (A)
29 / Voluntary Hourly Pricing Program (A)
29 / Amendments to PSC No. 15—Electricity, Effective 1/1/12 to Effectuate the On-Bill Recovery
Program (A)
30 / Amendments to PSC No. 9—Electricity Effective 1/1/12 to Effectuate the On-Bill Recovery Program
(A)
30 / Approval of a Financing (A)
30 / Amendments to PSC No. 220—Electricity, Effective 1/1/12 to Effectuate the On-Bill Recovery
Program (A)
30 / Amendments to PSC No. 19—Electricity, Effective 1/1/12 to Effectuate the On-Bill Recovery
Program (A)
31 / Amendments to PSC No. 119—Electricity, Effective 1/1/12 to Effectuate the On-Bill Recovery
Program (A)
31 / Amendments to PSC No. 9—Gas, Effective 1/1/12 to Effectuate the On-Bill Recovery Program (A)
31 / Amendments to PSC No. 12—Gas, Effective 1/1/12 to Effectuate the On-Bill Recovery Program (A)
31 / Amendments to PSC No. 219—Gas, Effective 1/1/12 to Effectuate the On-Bill Recovery Program
(A)
32 / Amendments to PSC No. 16—Gas, Effective 1/1/12 to Effectuate the On-Bill Recovery Program (A)
32 / Amendments to PSC No. 90—Gas, Effective 1/1/12 to Effectuate the On-Bill Recovery Program (A)
32 / Amendments to PSC No. 4—Gas, Effective 1/1/12 to Effectuate the On-Bill Recovery Program (A)
32 / Amendments to PSC No. 220—Electricity, Eff. 1/1/12 for Revisions to Its Service Classification No.
4 (A)
33 / Amendments to 16 NYCRR, Chapter VII, Subchapter F, Part 753 - Protection of Underground
Facilities (A)
33 / Amendments to PSC No. 1 - Gas, Eff. 1/2/12, to Extend the Business Incentive Riders (A)
33 / Amendments to PSC No. 12 - Gas, Eff. 1/2/12, to Extend the Business Incentive Riders and Area
Development Rates (A)
33 / The New York State Reliability Council's Revisions to its Rules and Measurements (P)
34 / Transfer of Real Property and Easements from NMPNS to NMP3 (P)
34 / Recovery of Expenses Related to the Expansion of Con Edison's ESCO Referral Program,
PowerMove (P)
Hearings Schedule for Proposed Rule Makings / 35
Action Pending Index / 37

Regulatory Agenda
71 / Education Department
76 / Environmental Conservation, Department of
83 / Financial Services, Department of
87 / Health, Department of
92 / Labor, Department of
93 / Medicaid Inspector General, Office of
93 / Motor Vehicles, Department of
94 / State, Department of
95 / Temporary and Disability Assistance, Office of
96 / Workers' Compensation Board

Rule Review
99 / Agriculture and Markets, Department of
99 / Correction, State Commission of
100 / Education Department
119 / Environmental Conservation, Department of
121 / Financial Services, Department of
132 / Health, Department of
135 / Motor Vehicles, Department of
135 / People with Developmental Disabilities, Office for
138 / Public Service Commission
138 / State, Department of
139 / Taxation and Finance, Department of
142 / Temporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

Guidance Documents
147 / Temporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

Securities Offerings
149 / State Notices

Advertisements for Bidders/Contractors
151 / Sealed Bids

Notice of Availability of State and Federal Funds
157 / Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
157 / Transportation, Department of

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

Executive Orders
161 / Executive Order No. 35: Continuing the Suspension of Certain Provisions of Law.

Appendix / 163