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2.1. Who can I talk to or contact if I need help? (Last Updated: 7/15/2019)

A:  The Advisory Council has designated the New York State Office of General Services (“OGS”) to serve as its secretariat and staff. Please contact OGS at the following address for additional help regarding State Finance Law §§139-j and 139-k. Please also send any questions or comments you may have regarding the Advisory Council and its responsibilities and guidance to OGS at the following address:

Office of General Services
Legal Services
36th Floor
Tower Building
G.N.A.R. Empire State Plaza
Albany New York 12242-0001
e-mail: [email protected]
Telephone:  (518) 474-5607

B: The Commission is responsible for the interpretation, administration and enforcement of the Lobbying Act as codified in the New York State Legislative Law. Please contact the Commission at the following address for help regarding registration and lobbying requirements under the Legislative Law:

The NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics
540 Broadway
Albany NY 12207
Telephone: (518) 408-3976
Facsimile:   (518) 408-3975
e-mail: [email protected]


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