Executive Law § 94(8) requires Political Party Chairpersons, as defined in Public Officers Law § 73(k), to receive training on the State’s ethics laws and financial disclosures to which they are subject. Public Officers Law § 73(1)(k) defines the term “Political Party Chairperson” as:
- The chairman of the state committee of a party, elected as provided in Election Law § 2-112, and his or her successor in office;
- The chairman of a county committee, elected as provided in § 2-112 of the election law, and his/her successor in office, from a county with a population of 300,000 or more, who receives compensation or expenses, or both, totaling $30,000 or more in a calendar year; or
- That person (usually designated by the rules of a county committee as the “county leader” or “chairman of the executive committee”) who pursuant to the rules of a county committee or in actual practice, possesses or performs any of the duties or roles enumerated in Public Officers Law § 73(1)(k)(iii)(A)-(F) provided that such person was elected from a county having a population of 300,000 or more or was a person who received compensation or expenses, or both, from constituted committee or political committee funds, or both, totaling $30,000 or more during the reporting period.
Instructions to fulfill the training requirement
- View the attached self-paced presentation.
- Once you have read through the materials, please log into the FDS Online Filing System to access the "Affirmation of Completion."