FOR STATE AGENCY ONLY

Section 166 of the Executive Law, Notice of Appearance

Section 166 of the Executive Law requires a regulatory agency to maintain for public inspection, a record of who appears before it for a fee as a third party (i.e., an attorney, an agent, lobbyist, or representative) on behalf of a person or organization subject to the regulatory jurisdiction of the agency. This usually occurs when the third party's client is involved in an enforcement, formal permit, or application matter.

Section 166, Instructions for State Agencies completing appearance form

Section 166, Notice of Appearance Form

Section 166, Notice of Appearance Form (in Microsoft Word). To view a Word document, you need to have Microsoft Word installed on your computer. This is available for purchase from most reputable computer shops and software retailers. When you click a link to a Word document on the internet, it will often be displayed in the same window as your browser (e.g. Microsoft Internet Explorer). However, it is necessary that you have Microsoft Word installed in order for this to happen. If you do not have Microsoft Word installed on your computer, please click here  for the Microsoft website where you can download a FREE Word Viewer.


Once complete, the forms should be printed out, signed and sent to the following address:

NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics
540 Broadway
Albany, New York 12207