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 on 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 public comment on the initial draft regulations. The Commission will consider the comments prior to approving draft regulations that will ultimately be submitted pursuant to the State Administrative Procedure Act.

The initial draft regulations are available by clicking HERE.

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

Joint Commission on Public Ethics
540 Broadway
Albany, NY 12207