N.Y. Public Health Law Section 465
Powers of the commissioner

In addition to the powers and duties elsewhere prescribed in this article, the commissioner shall have power to:


Appoint one or more officers as shall be necessary to do or perform in the department’s place or stead the acts authorized by this article;


Examine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for permits;


Keep records of all permits issued, suspended or revoked, or orders directing the cessation of unpermitted activities; and


Prepare a manual of rules and regulations for the conduct of examinations and to furnish copies thereof to persons desiring the same upon payment of a reasonable fee therefor.


Establish an appropriate fee structure for licenses, permits, renewals and duplicates, and set levels of punishments for failure to abide by this article.

Source: Section 465 — Powers of the commissioner, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/465 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

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