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  New York State GTSC Overview
By statute, the Committee is comprised of the heads of the thirteen state agencies with missions related to transportation and safety.
Projects to be conducted with the support of funding from the National Highway Safety Program are included in the New York State's Highway Safety Strategic Plan, which is prepared annually and submitted to NHTSA for approval prior to the beginning of federal fiscal year.
State agencies, political subdivisions of the state, such as counties, towns, villages or not-for-profit organizations that have oversight for highway safety or serve a population that is in need of highway safety program services that could be delivered by the applicant may apply.
www.nysgtsc.state.ny.us /overview.htm   (1770 words)

  
 New York State | OFT
State government entities shall be required to collect and furnish data to OFT and the User Group reflecting administrative and fiscal costs associated with using and maintaining such common standards or existing systems.
Unless otherwise set forth in the standard, state government entities can continue to use their existing system for the remainder of the then-current life cycle or until such entity has a need for design and implementation of a major upgrade of a existing system.
Where a state government entity requests an exemption from a preferred technology standard, such request shall be filed in writing with OFT at least ten (10) weeks in advance of the need to undertake a major upgrade.
www.oft.state.ny.us /policy/NYSTechPolicyP02-001.htm   (0 words)

  
 New York State Democratic Committee - Rules of the Democratic Party of the State of New York
The chair of such committee shall be the State Chair of the New York State Committee and such chair shall appoint the treasurer and other members of the committee.
At least two (2) regular meetings of the State Committee shall be held each year, one (1) in the spring and one (1) in the fall, at such times and places as the State Chair may fix, but in the alternative locations downstate and upstate, upon ten (10) days prior written notice.
The State Committee or the Executive Committee in its place may fix a salary for the State Chair and other officers and employees of the State Committee in an amount as may be determined from time to time.
www.nydems.org /html/rules.html   (0 words)

  
  New York Mental Illness Law
Upon the request of either physician an ambulance service, as defined by subdivision two of section three thousand one of the public health law, is authorized to transport such person to a hospital for determination by the director whether such person qualifies for admission pursuant to this section.
Such notice shall state that a hearing may be requested and that failure to make such a request within five days, excluding Sunday and holidays, from the date that the notice was given to the patient will permit the entry without a hearing of an order authorizing retention.
The state shall pay the balance of the fees which may be charged by the provider in accordance with applicable provisions of law.
www.psychlaws.org /LegalResources/StateLaws/NewYorkstatute.htm   (6470 words)

  
  New York   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The southern tip of New York State— New York City, its suburbs, and the southern portion of the Hudson Valley—can be considered to form the central core of a " megalopolis," a super-city stretching from the northern suburbs of Boston to the southern suburbs of Washington and therefore occasionally called " BosWash ".
New York City is one of the most densely populated cities in the world, allowing it to facilitate one of the most extensive subway and bus systems in the world.
New York is one of seven states that mandates that Holocaust and genocide studies be taught at some point in elementary or secondary schools' curriculum.
www.seattleluxury.com /encyclopedia/entry/New_York   (4692 words)

  
 New York - MSN Encarta
New York, commonly known as New York City, is the largest city.
The state was named in the 1660s for the duke of York, later James II of England, though many place names are from the time when the region was a Dutch colony known as New Netherland.
These provinces are: the Atlantic Coastal Plain, a subdivision of the Coastal Plain; the New England Upland province, the Piedmont Plateau, the Ridge and Valley province, the Appalachian Plateaus, the Adirondack province, and the St. Lawrence Valley province, all subdivisions of the Appalachian Region; and the Central Lowland, a sub-division of the Interior Plains.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761552683/New_York.html   (2391 words)

  
  New York State Senate >> Constitution
In case the governor is impeached, is absent from the state or is otherwise unable to discharge the powers and duties of the office of governor, the lieutenant-governor shall act as governor until the inability shall cease or until the term of the governor shall expire.
The head of the department of education shall be The Regents of the University of the State of New York, who shall appoint and at pleasure remove a commissioner of education to be the chief administrative officer of the department.
The judges of the surrogate's court shall be residents of the county and shall be chosen by the electors of the county.
www.senate.state.ny.us /lbdcinfo/senconstitution.html   (10269 words)

  
 New York - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that became the United States.
The southern tip of New York State—New York City, its suburbs, and the southern portion of the Hudson Valley—can be considered to form the central core of a "megalopolis," a super-city stretching from the northern suburbs of Boston to the southern suburbs of Washington and therefore occasionally called "BosWash".
New York was heavily glaciated in the ice age leaving much of the state with deep, fertile, though somewhat rocky soils.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/n/e/w/New_York_3da4.html   (3281 words)

  
 World Almanac for Kids
NEW YORK, one of the Middle Atlantic states of the U.S., bordered on the N by the Canadian provinces of Ontario and QuÉbec; on the E by Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut; on the SE by the Atlantic Ocean; on the S by New Jersey and Pennsylvania; and on the W by Pennsylvania and Ontario.
New York was the preeminent U.S. state in commerce and manufacturing from the early 19th century until the late 1960s, when it began to be surpassed by California; in the 1990s it continued to be a leading component of the U.S. economy and remained first in many branches of economic activity.
New York’s determination to increase its use of the harbor area and the Hudson River shipping lanes led to friction with New Jersey, and its claim to Vermont caused a conflict with the residents of that area until Vermont became a state in 1790.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/states/newyork.html   (5920 words)

  
 The Ultimate New York - American History Information Guide and Reference
New York was one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.
New York State's borders touch (clockwise from the northwest) two Great Lakes (Erie and Ontario, which are connected by the Niagara River), the provinces of Ontario and Quebec in Canada, three New England states (Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut), the Atlantic Ocean, and two Mid-Atlantic states (New Jersey and Pennsylvania).
The southern tip of New York StateNew York City, its suburbs, and the southern portion of the Hudson Valley – can be considered to form the central core of a "megalopolis", a super-city stretching from the northern suburbs of Boston to the southern suburbs of Washington and therefore occasionally called BosWash.
www.historymania.com /american_history/New_York   (2363 words)

  
 Political divisions of the United States - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Political units and divisions of the United States are a subset of the total United States territory.
The primary political unit of the United States after the federal state is the state.
According to numerous decisions of the United States Supreme Court, the several states and the United States (that is, the federal state which is coextensive with the 50 several states and the District of Columbia) are sovereign jurisdictions.
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/Political_divisions_of_the_United_States   (2123 words)

  
 Administrative divisions of New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New York State considers counties, cities, towns and villages to be "municipal corporations" and "general purpose" units of local government.
The county is the primary administrative division of New York State.
In New York State, a hamlet is a populated area within a town that is not part of a village.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Political_subdivisions_of_New_York_State   (3873 words)

  
 New York Medical Malpractice Summary
In New York, any medical malpractice action must be brought within two and a half years from the act or omission complained of or from the end of a continuous treatment during which the act or omission took place.
It is a distinctive characteristic of New York practice that expert witnesses are generally not deposed prior to trial.
New York does not provide a patient compensation fund, and it does not require its licensed physicians to carry liability insurance.
www.mcandl.com /newyork.html   (1015 words)

  
 New York State Office of Homeland Security
In New York‚ a person is now guilty of the crime of “Terrorism” when he or she commits a “specified offense” with the intent to accomplish one of three goals:
A person is guilty of this offense when he or she solicits or provides an excess of $1‚000 to be utilized for committing‚ concealing‚ or escaping from an act of terrorism‚ regardless of where the act of terrorism was committed or intended to be committed.
New York State's public health law as been amended to require certain water suppliers to provide emergency plans and an analysis of their vulnerability to terrorist attack.
www.security.state.ny.us /new_york_terr_legislation.html   (1313 words)

  
 New York State Comptroller - New York State and Local Retirement System - Working After Retirement
Your retirement benefit will not be affected if you are a regular service retiree (not receiving a disability benefit from the Retirement System) and your employer is not a public employer in New York State.
However, if you plan to work for a public employer (New York State or one of its political subdivisions), there are two sections of the Retirement and Social Security Law, Section 211 and 212, that might affect you.
The New York State Legislature periodically adjusts this amount.
www.osc.state.ny.us /retire/members/working_after_retirement.htm   (0 words)

  
 Manhattan Chamber of Commerce. We Mean Business. New York, NY
Empire State Development’s Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development The Division assists State agencies in their efforts to increase participation by minority and women-owned businesses on contract and subcontract opportunities.
The New York State Office of General Services (OGS) awards contracts for use by State agencies, political subdivisions and other organizations authorized by law to purchase from State contracts.
The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York
www.manhattancc.org /marketplace/news/guide/detail.cfm?QID=1769&TopicID=184&Guide=wmbe&ClientID=11001   (0 words)

  
 Features - New York State Disaster & Terrorism Legislation for 2001 | LLRX.com
TITLE....Relates to the authority of the commissioner of finance of New York City and the commissioner of taxation and finance to extend deadlines.
TITLE....Requires the flag to be flown at half-staff on all public buildings on September eleventh to commemorate the terrorist attacks on the world trade center and pentagon.
New York State Legislative Joint Resolution condemning the attack on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the United and American Airlines flights.
www.llrx.com /features/nydisaster.htm   (0 words)

  
 DOING BUSINESS WITH NEW YORK STATE: NYS CONTRACT REPORTER
The NYS Office of General Services (OGS) awards contracts for use by State agencies, political subdivisions and other organizations authorized by law to purchase from State contracts.
The Division assists State agencies in their efforts to increase participation by minority and women-owned business on contracts and subcontracts to facilitate a fair share of awards.
Visit the New York State Department of Transportation's web page for procurement information at http://www.dot.state.ny.us/cmb/cmb.html "Notice of Highway Lettings" and "Results of Highway Lettings" will inform you of road construction contracts.
www.nyscr.org /pub_doing_business_with_nys.asp   (0 words)

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