NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics (J-COPE)

Link to Joint Commission on Public Ethics (J-COPE)’s web site

JCOPE is an independent ethics and lobbying regulator with oversight that includes State legislators, candidates for the Legislature and legislative employees, as well as the four statewide elected officials, candidates for those offices, executive branch state employees, certain political party chairs, and lobbyists and their clients. The Commission provides information, education, and advice regarding current ethics and lobbying laws, and promotes compliance with these laws through required disclosure filings, audits, investigations, and enforcement proceedings.