2013 New York Consolidated Laws
WKC - Workers' Compensation
Article 7 - (110 - 137) Miscellaneous Provisions.
117 - Rules.

NY Work Comp L § 117 (2012) What's This?
    §  117. Rules. 1. The board may adopt reasonable rules consistent with
  and supplemental to the provisions of this chapter and  the  labor  law.
  The  chairman  may  make  reasonable  regulations  consistent  with  the
  provisions of this chapter and the labor law.
    2. Notwithstanding any other provision  of  this  chapter,  the  board
  shall,  at  least  forty-five  days  prior  to  the adoption, amendment,
  suspension or repeal of any rule or regulation of the board  or  of  the
  chairman, give or cause to be given notice and offer any person or other
  agency an opportunity to present data, views or arguments, in accordance
  with the provisions of subdivision one of section two hundred two of the
  state   administrative  procedure  act,  providing,  however,  that  the
  inadvertent failure to mail notice to any person or agency  as  provided
  therein  shall not invalidate any rule or regulation adopted thereunder.
  A proceeding to contest any rule on the grounds  of  noncompliance  with
  the procedural requirements of such subdivision must be commenced within
  four months from the effective date of the rule or regulation.

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