April 28, 2020 •
New York JCOPE Introduces New Lobbying Application Functionality
The New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics introduced a new feature on the state Lobbying Application.
Their aim is to minimize the risk of duplicate profiles and improve functionality.
Additionally, this feature allows creating or claiming an organization profile (lobbyist, client, public corporation, or coalition).
In turn, this allows information to prepopulate a client’s semiannual report, provide more transparency, increase reliability, and reduce filing delays.
JCOPE also announced the mechanism to assign an individual as a Chief Administrative Officer and Delegated Administrator has changed.
To authorize an individual for either of these specific roles, the individual’s user identification number must be provided.
The ability to assign an individual as the CAO or the DA merely by entering their first and last name in a search field has been eliminated.
Any questions about navigating the Lobbying Application may be directed to the JCOPE Lobbying Helpdesk at (518) 474-3973 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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