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    Taxonomy Code: TD-0300.8000

    The principal executive divisions of state government in the United States including state offices, departments, divisions, bureaus, boards and commissions, that are responsible, by law, for the management and control of public business and property.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    CEMETERIES DIVISIONOversees the establishment, maintenance and preservation of burial grounds for all nonprofit cemeteries in New York State.CEMETERIES DIVISIONNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    CODE ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIONProvides a variety of services related to the state's Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and the State Energy Conservation Construction Code. In close coordination with community officials, DCEA oversees the enforcement practices of local governments in matters pertaining to building construction, fire prevention and energy conservation. Division staff also provides technical and educational assistance to local jurisdictions, administers variances, and serves as secretariat to the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council.CODE ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIONNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    COMMITTEE ON OPEN GOVERNMENTOversees and advises the government, public, and news media on Freedom of Information, Open Meetings, and Personal Privacy Protection Laws. The Committee offers guidance in response to phone inquiries, prepares written legal advisory opinions, and provides training to government and other interested groups. Recommendation to improve open government laws are offered in an annual report to the Governor and the State Legislature.COMMITTEE ON OPEN GOVERNMENTNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    CONSUMER PROTECTIONProvides live educational outreach presentations which focus on identity theft prevention and mitigation; avoiding the latest scams; choosing and using credit wisely; and product safety.CONSUMER PROTECTIONNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    CORPORATIONS, STATE RECORDS AND UCCThe division examines, files and maintains numerous documents vital to business and state government including state and local laws, oaths of office, trademarks, certificates of incorporation, and Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 financing statements. The Division is also responsible for the authentication of public documents for use in other countries.CORPORATIONS, STATE RECORDS AND UCCNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    INDEPENDENT LIVINGOffers legally blind individuals, ages 18 to 55, services geared to promote independent living that focus on each participant's specific needs. Services provided by nonprofit organizations, low vision certified ophthalmologists and optometrists may include adaptive equipment, orientation and mobility services, low vision devices, social work casework and rehabilitation teaching.NassauINDEPENDENT LIVINGNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES-COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY HANDICAPPED
    LICENSINGLicenses over 800,000 individuals including real estate brokers, notaries, private investigators, and appearance enhancement professionals. Through its licensing and business filing capacities the division promotes business growth while protecting the health, safety, and welfare of all New Yorkers.LICENSINGNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    LOCAL GOVERNMENT DIVISIONProvides training and technical assistance to local governments and community organizations throughout the state, and helps local officials solve problems involving basic powers and duties, public works, municipal organization, planning, land use and regulatory controls, and community development. Services provided by the Division reflect New York's commitment to strengthening state and local partnerships to improve the quality of life for all New Yorkers.LOCAL GOVERNMENT DIVISIONNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    OFFICE OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENTProvides training, expert guidance and financial assistance to revitalize communities, protect and improve the environment, strengthen local economies and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of municipal delivery-making communities better places.OFFICE OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENTNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSIONRegulates professional boxing and wrestling contests, matches, and exhibitions within the State of New York pursuant to Title 25 of the Unconsolidated Laws. Comprised of three members appointed by the governor, in addition to a physician, a Medical Advisory Board, and staff, SAC administers licenses, enforces rules and regulations, and ensures that medical and safety standards are being met. It provides training seminars for referees, judges, and inspectors, oversees hundreds of events annually across the state, and is committed to promoting and maintaining the health, safety and integrity of its regulated athletic activities.STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSIONNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE

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