Administrative Law Judges
and Hearing Officers
The New York State Department of Civil Service wishes
to extend their many thanks and deep gratitude to the Government Law
Center of Albany Law School for their dedication, commitment and exemplary
work. The guidance and legal expertise they provided in the review
and drafting of this Manual have resulted in a product that will greatly
benefit and enhance the role of administrative law judges in New York
State. Their efforts exemplify the very best in public service.
The revisions contained in this Manual
were jointly funded through the negotiated agreement between the Governor's
Office of Employee Relations and the Public Employees Federation,
Chapter 8: The Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), p. 177
NOTE: This section was current as of July 1, 2001. The Freedom of Inforamtion Law was materially revised by Chapter 22 of the Laws of 2005. Readers are advised to consult the official compilations of such Law in either printed or electronic format.
Appendix E: State Administrative Procedure Act, page 325
NOTE: This section was current as of July 1, 2001 and has been included as a guide for reference purposes only. The State Administrative Procedure Act (SAPA) remains subject to frequent revision. Readers are advised to consult the official compiliations of such Act in either printed or electronic format.
World Wide Web
Each of the States listed below maintain their own home pages which allow viewers to visit the executive, judicial or legislative branches of government. Many of the States provide a list of agencies on the Web, along with bill tracking features and a search function to locate specific governmental information.
The information below, was accurate as of July 1, 2001. Web pages are updated frequently; viewers are encouraged to explore State Web sites or utilize the key work seach capabilities or popular Internet search engines.
32. New York, This site provides access to agencies that conduct hearings and to agency regulations. The Division of Administrative Rules of the New York State Department of State also furnishes useful information regarding the State Administrative Procedure Act and rulemaking in New York.