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Weight Reducing Groups DOHMH Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Tanning Facilities (new Article 177) DOHMH Monday, November 18, 2013
Buildings Generally Rules regarding Perchloroethylene (“PERC”) Vapors from Dry Cleaning Facilities (Article 131 of the NYC Health Code) DOHMH Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Chapter 30 - Volatile Organic Compounds in Carpets and Carpet Cushions DOHMH Monday, June 10, 2013
Deaths and Disposal of Human Remains DOHMH Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Drinking Water DOHMH Wednesday, July 27, 2011
General Permit Provisions DOHMH Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Day Care Services DOHMH Thursday, April 19, 2012
Reporting of Deaths and Vital Statistics (Articles 205 and 207) DOHMH Thursday, January 22, 2015
Smoking and the Use of Electronic Cigarettes Under the New York City Smoke-Free Air Act (Repeal of §10-15) DOHMH Monday, May 15, 2017
Animals - To Clarify Applicability of Section 161.03 of the NYC Health Code DOHMH Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Posting Regulations for Vendors of Alcoholic Beverages (Chapter 1) - Requirement of the Breath-Holding Warning Signage at swimming pools DOHMH Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Food Preparation and Food Establishments DOHMH Thursday, October 27, 2011
Smoking and the use of Electronic Cigarettes under the New York City Smoke-Free Air Act (Chapter 10) DOHMH Monday, September 15, 2014
Food Preparation and Food Establishments (Article 81) - Operation of restaurants and other food service establishments DOHMH Thursday, January 29, 2015
Food Service Establishment Sanitary Inspection Procedures and Letter Grading (Chapter 23) - Fixed penalties DOHMH Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Penalties for Violation of Requirements Relating to Building Drinking Water Tanks (Chapter 31) DOHMH Thursday, April 14, 2016
Food Preparation and Food Establishments (Article 81, Section 49) - Sodium Warning DOHMH Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Child Care Services (Article 47 of the NYC Health Code) DOHMH Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Water Supply Safety Standards DOHMH Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Health Academy Courses and Fees (Chapter 21) DOHMH Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Radiation Control DOHMH Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Chapter 6 - Food Units DOHMH Thursday, July 19, 2012
Article 3 - General Provisions DOHMH Thursday, May 23, 2013
General Vital Statistics Provisions (Article 207, Section 207.05) regarding Transgender Birth Certificates DOHMH Monday, November 17, 2014

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