Monroe County, NY
 
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§ 45-16 Filing annual statements of financial or business interests.

[Amended 7-8-1980 by L.L. No. 4-1980; 12-16-1986 by L.L. No. 1-1987, approved 1-6-1987; 12-11-1990 by L.L. No. 4-1990, approved 12-26-1990; 2-26-1991 by L.L. No. 1-1991, approved 3-18-1991]
A. 
Time limit for filing; form of statement.
(1) 
Every person holding the positions set forth in Subsection B below shall, on or after December 15 and before the following April 15 in each year, file with the Monroe County Board of Ethics a written statement in the form appended hereto as Appendix A-1.[1]
[1]:
Editor's Note: Appendix A-1 is attached to L.L. No. 4-1990 and on file in the office of the Clerk of the Monroe County Legislature.
(2) 
In addition, every person holding the positions set forth in Subsection B below who is married and/or has any unemancipated children shall, on or after December 15 and before the following April 15 in each year, file with the Monroe County Board of Ethics a written statement in the form appended hereto as Appendix A-2.[2]
[2]:
Editor's Note: Appendix A-2 is attached to L.L. No. 4-1990 and on file in the office of the Clerk of the Monroe County Legislature.
(3) 
Any person who is required to file a written statement pursuant to this section may request, prior to April 15 of each year, an extension of filing for an additional specific period of time. Such request shall be made in writing to the Board of Ethics, with approval thereof based upon substantiation of justifiable cause or undue hardship. The Board of Ethics may grant or deny the request, by vote of its membership, and extensions shall be for the specific period of additional time requested.
(4) 
Any person required to file a written statement pursuant to this section, who becomes so required after April 15 of the year for which employment is in effect, shall file the appropriate annual statement within 30 days after becoming so required.
(5) 
The information set forth in a written statement filed pursuant to this section shall be available for public inspection pursuant to Article 6 of the Public Officers Law of the State of New York, excepting and excluding, however, the categories of value or amount and any other item of information deleted pursuant to Paragraph h of Subdivision 9 of § 813 of the General Municipal Law, all of which shall remain confidential.
B. 
Persons holding the following positions shall file annual statements, as required in Subsection A above: all elective County officers, including County Legislators, County Executive, Sheriff, County Clerk and District Attorney; and all appointive County officers and employees holding positions in salary groups 19 and above on Salary Schedule A, or equivalent salary groups on other salary schedules.
C. 
In the event that an uncertainty arises as to whether a person is required to file an annual statement hereunder, any such uncertainty shall be resolved by the Board of Ethics.

§ 45-17 Disclosure by officer or employee who participates in discussion with and advises County officials.

Any officer or employee who has, will have or intends to acquire an interest, direct or indirect, in any matter being considered by the County Legislature or by any official, board, agency, officer or employee of the County of Monroe and who participates in discussion before or gives opinions or advice to the Legislature or to any board, agency or individual considering the same shall fully and officially disclose the nature and extent of such interest.

§ 45-18 Disclosure by officer or employee who has knowledge of matters considered by County.

Any municipal officer or employee who has knowledge of any matter being considered by the County Legislature or any board, agency, officer or employee of the County of Monroe in which he has or will have or intends to acquire any direct or indirect interest shall be required to disclose, in writing, his interest to the Legislature, such board, agency, officer or employee and the nature and extent thereof.

§ 45-19 Disclosure of interest in proposed legislation.

Any municipal officer or employee who has a direct or indirect financial or private interest in any legislation and who participated in discussion before or gives official opinion to the Legislature shall fully and officially disclose the nature and extent of such interest. Any County Legislator who has direct or indirect financial or other private interest in any proposed legislation shall fully and officially disclose the nature and extent of such interest.