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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
Audit and Control, Department of
1 / Reporting requirements of service, salary, and deduction information for employers to
Correctional Services, Department of
3 / Notice of expiration
Education Department
3 / Contracts for excellence (E)
9 / Teacher tenure determinations (E)
12 / School bus and vehicle engine idling (E)
16 / Employment of retired persons (EP)
19 / Standing committees of the Board of Regents (A)
19 / Educational requirements relating to Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) awards (A)
20 / Reasonable and necessary expenses (A)
20 / State aid (A)
Environmental Conservation, Department of
20 / Lobster maximum size limit for lobster conservation management area 4 and v-notch definition
for lobster harvest (EP)
Health, Department of
22 / DRGs, SIWs, trimpoints and the mean LOS (E)
Labor, Department of
25 / Provision of safety rope and system components for firefighters at risk of being trapped at
elevations (E)
28 / The number of Crane Board members needed to conduct a crane operator’s examination and to
hold administrative hearings (E)
Mental Health, Office of
30 / Comprehensive outpatient programs (E)
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, Office of
32 / Notification of incidents and access to records (E)
Public Integrity, Commission on
35 / Adjudicatory proceedings and appeals procedure (E)
Public Service Commission
37 / Notice of withdrawl
37 / Merger by Gaz de France SA (GDF) and Suez SA (Suez) (A)
38 / New types of electricity meters, transformers and auxiliary devices by General Electric (A)
38 / Uniform system of accounts by City of Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (A)
38 / Request for recovery of deferral amortization by City of Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (A)
38 / Petition for the submetering of electricity (A)
38 / Petition for the submetering of electricity (P)
39 / Approval of an amendment to an electric service agreement (P)
39 / Petition for the submetering of electricity (P)
39 / Issuance of long-term indebtedness in the principal amount of $6,000,000 (P)
40 / Waiver of 16 NYCRR sections 894.1 through 894.4 (P)
40 / Waiver of 16 NYCRR sections 894.1, 894.2, 894.3 and 894.4 (P)
40 / Petition for submetering of electricity (P)
State, Department of
40 / Thirty hour remedial course for real estate brokers and salespeople (E)
42 / Installation of pool alarms in residential and commercial swimming pools (A)
48 / Qualifying experience and education for real estate brokers and salespeople (A)

Hearings Scheduled for Proposed Rule Makings / 49

Action Pending Index / 51

Rule Review
93 / Banking Department

Advertisements for Bidders/Contractors
95 / Notice to Bidders

Notice of Availability of State and Federal Funds
97 / Criminal Justice Services, Division of

Miscellaneous Notices/Hearings
99 / Notice of Abandoned Property Received by the State Comptroller
99 / Revised Notice of Public Hearing
100 / Public Notices
102 / Sale of Forest Products

Executive Orders
103 / Executive Order No. 10: Establishing a Task Force to Increase the Utilization of Minority and
Women-Owned Business Enterprise Underwriters for State Debt Offerings