Advice & Guidance


The following events have been reviewed by the Legislative Ethics Commission staff.  Based upon the information received, the following events meet the statutory definition of a "widely attended event" (New York State Legislative Law Section 1-c(j)(ii)) and are excluded from the definition of a gift or are otherwise acceptable to attend pursuant to Public Officers Law 73 & 74. Members of the Legislature and legislative staff may attend these events. Staff members should have the approval of their supervisors. 

September 2021 Calendar


The Legislative Ethics Commission has approved generic advice on the topics listed below. The guidance offered is general in nature and the Commission’s response to individual questions may vary according to the facts of each particular request. You are strongly advised to consult Commission staff or your counsel’s office for advice pertaining to your individual situation.

Post-employment Restrictions

Additional Opinions

Advice on additional topics will be posted on this page as it becomes available.