Joint Commission on Public Ethics seeks informal public comment on draft regulations

The Joint Commission on Public Ethics is currently in the process of developing draft regulations for gifts and related provisions in the State's lobbying and ethics laws to provide clarity and guidance to the regulated community. As part of the drafting process, the Joint Commission is seeking informal public comment on the initial draft regulations. The Commission will consider any comments submitted prior to approving draft regulations that will ultimately be submitted as proposed rules under the State Administrative Procedure Act.

The initial draft regulations are available below:

Written comments on the draft regulations may be submitted through March 8, 2013 via email to with "draft regulations" in the subject line, or by mail to:

Joint Commission on Public Ethics
540 Broadway
Albany, NY 12207