JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

 

REGULAR MEETING

TENTATIVE AGENDA

 

 

APRIL 21, 2006 - 9:00 a.m.

ROOMS 306/308 LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

 

Senate Members of JLCAR

House Members of JLCAR

 

 

Robert B. Flanders

Betsey L. Patten, Vice Chair

Robert E. Clegg

Kathleen N. Taylor

Robert J. Letourneau

Janet G. Wall

Iris W. Estabrook

Elbert I. Bicknell

Martha Fuller Clark

Nelson S. Allan

Bob Odell (Alt.)

Sharon M. Carson (Alt.)

Peter E. Bragdon (Alt.)

Alida I. Millham (Alt.)

Andre A. Martel (Alt.)

Maurice L. Pilotte (Alt.)

Sylvia B. Larsen (Alt.)

Cynthia J. Dokmo (Alt.)

Lou D'Allesandro (Alt.)

Bonnie G. Mitchell (Alt)

 

The times and order specified for the agenda and items listed below are only tentative. The Committee may change the order or may change the amount of time allotted for such items.

 

1. 9:00 am Convene and Review Minutes

9. 10:15 am FP 2005-218 Ins

 

10. 10:30 am FP 2006-16 & INT 2006-12 Saf-C

Consent Agenda

11. 11:00 am INT 2006-11 He-Hea

2. 9:05 am Final Proposals

12. 11:15 am INT 2006-14 He-A, FP 2006-24 He-C,

3. 9:10 am Objection Responses

INT 2006-13 He-W, OR 2005-117 He-C,

4. 9:15 am Preliminary Objections

FP's 2006-22 He-W, & 2006-23 He-C

 

13. 1:00 pm LUNCH BREAK

Regular Agenda

14. 2:00 pm OR's from 3-24-06 Meeting

5. 9:17 am Postpone Items

 

6. 9:20 am Disc. on Puc edit change

Other Business

7. 9:40 am OR 2005-140 Bar

15. 2:15 pm Other

8. 10:00 am FP 2005-231 Nur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FP - Final Proposal

OR - Preliminary Objection Response

ROR - Revised Objection Response

ER Emergency Rule

INT Interim Rule


1. Convene and Review Minutes

 

JLCAR Deadlines Noted Below:

For OR's and ROR's:

Deadline is for sponsoring a joint resolution.

For FP's:

Deadline is for approval, conditional approval, or preliminary objection. Otherwise, rule is automatically approved.

For INT's:

Deadline is for approval or conditional approval.
Otherwise, agency cannot adopt the interim rule.

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

2. Committee Approval of Final Proposals:

 

 

(a) FP 2005-204

Approval

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Division of Air Resources

Regulated Toxic Air Pollutants Amendments

(JLCAR Deadline May 1, 2006.)

 

 

(b) FP 2005-217

Approval

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

Minimum Standards for Medicare Supplement Policies

(JLCAR Deadline May 8, 2006.)

 

 

(c) FP 2005-221

Approval

BOARD OF EDUCATION

School Building Construction

(JLCAR Deadline May 1, 2006.)

 

 

(d) FP 2005-236

Approval

BOARD OF NATURAL SCIENTISTS

Application and Certification Requirements, Expiration and Renewal Notices and Ethical Standards

(JLCAR Deadline May 22, 2006.)

 

 

(e) FP 2006-9

Approval

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

Vessel Registration Rules

(JLCAR Deadline May 19, 2006.)

 

 

(f) FP 2006-11

Approval

DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

Rules Concerning Appeals of Employer Liability Determinations, Appeal Tribunal Hearings, Approval of Fees, Petitions for Adoption, Amendment or Repeal of Rules; and Declaratory Rulings

(JLCAR Deadline May 8, 2006.)

 

 

(g) FP 2006-12

Approval

DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

Filing Requirements, Deduction and Withholding from Benefits, Voluntary Quit Without Good Cause, Leaving of Self-Employment or Closing Business, End of School Year

(JLCAR Deadline May 22, 2006.)

 

 

(h) FP 2006-13

Approval

DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

Employer Requirements, Administration and Claimant Requirements

(JLCAR Deadline May 8, 2006.)

 

 

(i) FP 2006-21

Approval

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Former Division of Human Services

Pharmaceutical Services - Non-Covered Items

(JLCAR Deadline May 22, 2006.)

 

 

(j) FP 2006-26

Approval

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

2005 Watercraft Petition Rules and Repeal of Swim Raft Rule

(JLCAR Deadline May 15, 2006.)

 

 

3. Committee Acceptance of Agency Responses to Objections:

 

(Selected Items)

 

4. Committee Issuance of Preliminary or Revised Objections to Final Proposals:

 

(Selected items)

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

5. Consider postponing action on certain items to another meeting.

 

6. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION Approval

 

Discussion on requested editorial change to Puc 400 (Document #8348, eff 5-10-05).

(Formerly Item #14(a) on 4-7-06 agenda.)

 

7. OR 2005-140

Final Objection

BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY, AND ESTHETICS

Application Procedures, Licensing Requirements, and Renewal Form

(JLCAR Deadline April 25, 2006.)

(Formerly Item #15 on 4-7-06 agenda.)

 

 

8. FP 2005-231

Objection

BOARD OF NURSING

Nurse Licensure Compact Rules

(JLCAR Deadline May 1, 2006.)

 

 

9. FP 2005-218

Objection

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

Ins 1906 Discontinuance and Replacement of Group Accident and Health Coverage

(JLCAR Deadline May 8, 2006.)

 

 

10. DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

 

(a) FP 2006-16

Conditional Approval

Alcohol and Controlled Drug Rules

(JLCAR Deadline May 5, 2006.)

 

 

(b) INT 2006-12

Approval

Interim Statewide Protocols and Quality Management Program Rules

(JLCAR Deadline June 29, 2006. Amendments due to HB 257 (Chapter 231 of the Laws of 2005), effective January 1, 2006.)

 

 

11. INT 2006-11

Approval

HEALTH SERVICES PLANNING AND REVIEW BOARD

Transfer of Ownership

(JLCAR Deadline June 29, 2006. Regular existing rules expire June 2, 2006.)

 

 

12. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

(a) INT 2006-14

Approval

Former Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

Impaired Driver Intervention Program

(JLCAR Deadline July 13, 2006. Most of the existing regular rules expire May 20, 2006.)

 

 

(b) FP 2006-24

Objection

Commissioner

Certification for Payment Standards for Residential Facilities

(JLCAR Deadline May 22, 2006. Existing interim rule expires
April 23, 2006.)

 

 

(c) INT 2006-13

Approval

Former Division of Human Services

Treatment of Specific Types of Income

(JLCAR Deadline July 13, 2006. Existing regular rules expire April 25, 2006.)

 

 

(d) OR 2005-117

Final Objection and

Joint Resolution

Commissioner

Maximum Reimbursement for Residential Child Care Rate Setting

(JLCAR Deadline May 23, 2006.)

(Formerly Item #13(d) on 4-7-06 agenda.)

 

 

(e) FP 2006-22

Postponed to 5/5/06

Continued Meeting

Former Division of Human Services

Pharmaceutical Services - Lock-In Program

(JLCAR Deadline May 22, 2006.)

 

 

(f) FP 2006-23

Postponed to 5/5/06

Continued Meeting

Commissioner

Scheduling of Substances

(JLCAR Deadline May 22, 2006. Existing regular rules expire

April 30, 2006.)

 

 

13. LUNCH BREAK

 

14. Remaining Responses to Preliminary Objections made in March 24, 2006 Meeting But Not Yet Received by Committee Staff.

(JLCAR Deadline June 27, 2006.)

 

(a) OR 2005-213

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

Pos 1000 Rules Governing the Evaluation of Institutions of Higher Learning

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

15. Other