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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 / Performance and outcome-based provisions for preventive services (E)
4 / Supervised independent living programs (P)
Correctional Services, Department of
6 / Urinalysis testing (P)
Education Department
8 / Accreditation of teacher education programs (P)
Housing Finance Agency
10 / Qualified allocation plan (P)
Law, Department of
13 / Notice of expiration
Public Service Commission
13 / Carrying costs by St. Lawrence Gas Company, Inc. (A)
13 / 2006 RPM report by Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. (A)
13 / Distributed generation commercial and industrial rates by Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation (A)
13 / Merger by United Water Owego Inc. and United Water Nichols Inc. (P)
14 / Water rates and charges by United Water Owego Inc. and United Water Nichols Inc. (P)
14 / Interconnection agreement between Sprint Communications Company L.P. and Germantown Telephone Company, Inc. (P)
15 / Water rates and charges by Hill Waterworks Corp. (P)
15 / Use of the voluntary State funding mechanism by Northeast Gas Association (P)
15 / Financing and water rates and charges by Birch Hill Water Supply Corporation (P)
Taxation and Finance, Department of
16 / Fuel use tax on motor fuel and diesel motor fuel and the art. 13-A carrier tax (A)
16 / Handicapped-accessible taxicabs and livery service vehicles credit (P)
17 / Fuel use tax on motor fuel and diesel motor fuel (P)
17 / Packages containing fewer than 20 cigarettes (P)
Transportation, Department of
18 / Enhancing safety in highway construction and maintenance work zones (A)
18 / Preferred vehicle configuration definition and type 9 permit requirements (P)
Hearings Scheduled for Proposed Rule Makings / 20
Action Pending Index / 23

Securities Offerings
69 / State Notices

Notice of Availability of State and Federal Funds
71 / Health, Department of
72 / Homeland Security, Office of
72 / Mental Health, Office of
73 / State Emergency Management Office

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

Court Notices / 79

Financial Reports / 81