N.Y. Public Officers Law Section 78
Certification of members, officers and employees


On or before the tenth day after any member, officer or employee commences the performance of his duties as such, he shall file, with the secretary of the senate, if a member, officer or employee of that house, or with the clerk of the assembly, if a member, officer or employee of that house, or with the secretary of state if an officer or employee of a state agency, a certificate acknowledging receipt of a copy of sections seventy-three, seventy-three-a, seventy-four, seventy-five, seventy-six, seventy-seven and seventy-eight of this chapter together with such other material as the secretary of the senate, the clerk of the assembly or the secretary of state may prepare related thereto, that he has read the same and undertakes to conform to the provisions, purposes and intent thereof and to the norms of conduct for members, officers and employees of the legislature and state agencies.

Source: Section 78 — Certification of members, officers and employees, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBO/78 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

60
Official seals of court of appeals, governor and state departments, divisions and bureaus
61
Investigations by state officers
62
Business in public offices on public holidays
62–A
Leave of absence for certain appointive state officers
63
Leave of absence for veterans on Memorial day and Veterans’ day
64
Payment of expenses of public officers
64–A
Patent policy
66
Interchangeable use of gender neutral and gender specific titles of public offices
66–A
Accident reports kept by police authorities to be open to the inspection of persons interested
67
Fees of public officers
67–A
Fees for certification or exemplification
68
Allowance of additional fees and expenses
68–A
Fees for oath or acknowledgment
69
Fee for administering certain official oaths prohibited
69–A
Interest to be paid and collected on all deposits of public moneys amounting to one thousand dollars or more
70
Accounting for fees
70–A
Fees to be paid by public officers for public advertisements
70–B
Certificate on printed copies of laws
71
Vacations for employees of the state
72
Notices and reports of claims, suits or causes of action to be given to the attorney-general
72–A
Penalty of officer for failure to execute mandate and make return
73
Business or professional activities by state officers and employees and party officers
73–A
Financial disclosure
73–B
Advertisements by elected government officials and candidates made with public funds
74
Code of ethics
74–A
Duty of public officers regarding the physically handicapped
75
Bribery of members of the legislature
75–A
Appearance by a person convicted of a crime of corruption
76
Receiving bribes by members of legislature
77
Unlawful fees and payments
77–A
Members of the legislature liable to forfeiture of office
78
Certification of members, officers and employees
79
Fine in certain cases

Accessed:
Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 78’s source at nysenate​.gov

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