March 17, 2020 •
New York JCOPE Announces Extension for Bimonthly Reports
The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced an extension for the submission of bimonthly lobbyist activity reports.
This will allow the due date for the January to February reporting period to extend until Tuesday, March 31.
JCOPE extended the deadline due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns.
Effective immediately, JCOPE also suspended hand-delivery of paper filings to their Albany office until March 31.
As an alternative, filers may submit filings using the online filing system or via regular mail, provided filers use a sponge to seal the envelope.
This extension does not affect clients of lobbyists as statutory filings for client semiannual reports are not due until July 15.
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