Steve Levy and the Ethics Commission

Key events involving the Suffolk County Ethics Commission since 2004.

Commission overhaul OKd

Credit: James Carbone, 2010

November 14, 2011

Commission overhaul OKd

Two bills to overhaul Suffolk's ethics commission and its rules became law when County Executive Steve Levy allowed them to take effect without his signature. Under the legislation enacted, the ethics commission would be expanded to five members, and make its advisory opinions public with names and some details redacted. The measure requires county officials to file the annual local financial disclosure form, even if they also file with the state. It also gives the legislature, following a two-thirds vote, access to all commission documents

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