The Regents Ad Hoc Committee on Deaccessioning has completed its work and a draft regulation outlining criteria for deaccessioning for Regents chartered museums and historical societies is now available for your comment. The text of the proposed regulation was published in the March 2, 2011 State Register, which can be accessed at:
Click on the State Register issue date, then click on "Rule Making Activities" and then scroll down to the Education Department section, "Museum Collections Management Policies".
You have until April 15, 2011 to submit written comments to: Jeffrey W. Cannell, Deputy Comm. for Cultural Education, State Education Department, Cultural Education Center, Room 10C34, Albany, NY 12230.