March 30, 2020 •
New York JCOPE Announces Extension And Temporary Procedures
Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced a deadline extension for all lobbying filings until April 15.
The extension includes bimonthly reports covering activity for the reporting period of January to February 2020.
JCOPE also announced temporary procedures regarding hand delivery of report filings and checks.
Until further notice, visitors are not allowed into the JCOPE offices. Beginning April 15, JCOPE will accept hand delivery of lobbying filings.
However, the commission is not accepting hand delivery of checks until further notice.
Instead, any checks should be submitted either by mail or by submitting the filing through the online Lobbying Application using a credit card to pay the submission fee.
If neither option is possible, JCOPE asks filers to hold all checks for hand delivery until further notice.
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