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Laws

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Jurisdiction and Authority
Ethics and Lobbying Governing Laws
Executive Law § 94

Learn how Commission members are appointed, the various functions of the Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government, and how the investigative process works.

Effective as of July 8, 2022 

Legislative Law § 80

Learn about the law that governs ethics issues relating to the legislative branch.

Effective as of July 8, 2022

Jurisdiction and Authority
JCOPE Governing Laws
Executive Law § 94

Learn how Commission members are appointed, the various functions of the Commission, and how the investigative process works.

Effective through July 7, 2022

Legislative Law § 80

Learn about the law that governs ethics issues relating to the legislative branch.

Effective through July 7, 2022

Laws under the Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government

Advice and Guidance
Advisory Opinions
View formal advisory opinions issued by the Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government and its predecessor agencies.
Advice and Guidance
Proposed Regulations, Guidance, and Amendments

The Commission currently has proposed regulations under consideration and in the formal rulemaking process.