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2021 FOIL


1.
CJA's December 2, 2020 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"The Legislature's Certified Itemized Estimates of its Financial Needs for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, as Required by Article VII, §1 of the New York State Constitution"

Judiciary Budget 2021-2022    Judiciary General State Charges Budget

Senate
December 7, 2020 acknowledgment

Assembly
December 9, 2020 acknowledgment


CJA's December 22, 2020 e-mail to Senate & Assembly --
"Status: Dec. 2 FOIL request -- The Legislature's Certified Itemized Estimates of its Financial Needs for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, as Required by Article VII, §1 of the New York State Constitution"

Senate's December 29, 2020 response


CJA's January 4, 2021 e-mail to the Assembly --
"Again -- Status: Dec. 2 FOIL request -- The Legislature's Certified Itemized Estimates of its Financial Needs for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, as Required by Article VII, §1 of the New York State Constitution"

Assembly's January 4, 2021 response   enclosed Legislative budget



2.
CJA's January 4, 2021 FOIL request to Governor --
"The Legislature's Certified Itemized Estimates of its Financial Needs for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, as Required by Article VII, §1 of the New York State Constitution"

Governor's January 11, 2021 acknowledgment

Governor's February 1, 2021 response


3.
CJA's January 4, 2021 FOIL request to Governor --
"Executive Order Witholding Pay Increases for All Statewide Elected Officials and Commissioners"

Governor's January 11, 2021 acknowledgment

Governor's February 2, 2021 response

indicated link:
No 202.86: Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency | Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (ny.gov)


4.
CJA's January 8, 2021 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"Records reflecting the specific changes made to Senate & Assembly Rules for 2021-22,
plus legislative history -- & a copy of the new Senate Rules &
a copy of Assembly Resolution K00854"

Senate
Senate's February 12, 2021 response
CJA's February 19, 2021 reply

Assembly
Assembly's January 15, 2021 response


5.
CJA's January 15, 2021 FOIL request to Senate --
"Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Brad Hoylman's complaint
to the Appellate Division seeking revocation of Rudolph Giuliani's law license"

"New York Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Brad Hoylman to File Formal Complaint
Asking New York Appellate Division to Consider Revoking Rudy Giuliani's License to Practice Law"


Senate's January 26, 2021 acknowledgment
Senate's February 12, 2021 response
CJA's February 19, 2021 reply
CJA's March 26, 2021 follow-up



6.
CJA's January 22, 2021 FOIL request to Governor --
"Governor Cuomo's 'recommendations'
pertaining to the Legislative & Judiciary budgets for fiscal year 2021-2022"

Governor's January 29, 2021 response


7.
CJA's January 26, 2021 FOIL request to AG --
AG's executive level/supervisory staff; salaries

AG's March 3, 2021 response -- enclossure


8.
CJA's February 1, 2021 FOIL request to OCA --
"AGAIN -- Feb. 19, 2020 FOIL/records request: The 'very simple' budget numbers on Gov Cuomo's 'Partners in Government' slide at his Jan. 21, 2020 Executive Budget address"


9.
CJA's February 1, 2021 FOIL request to OCA --
"AGAIN: January 24, 2020 FOIL/records request: The OCA's 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014, and 2017 'independent control audits' by Toski & Co. PCAs, PC, now known as EFPR Group, CPAs, PLLC"


10.
CJA's February 1, 2021 FOIL request to OCA --
"AGAIN -- STATUS? -- May 15, 2020 FOIL/Records Request: Judicial salaries resulting from the December 24, 2015 Report of the Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation"



11.
CJA's February 26, 2021 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"The Legislature's 'schedule for the specific budget-related actions of each house', required by Legislative Law 53, 54a, and 1 of Joint Rule III of the Permanent Joint Rules of the Senate and Assembly"

Senate's March 9, 2021 acknowledgment & here

Assembly's March 5, 2021 acknowledgment

Assembly's May 5, 2021 response




12.
CJA's February 26, 2021 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"The Legislature's 'joint budget conference committee(s)' mandated to have been established pursuant to Legislative Law 54-a, and 2 of Joint Rule III of the Senate & Assembly"

Senate's March 9, 2021 acknowledgment

Assembly's March 5, 2021 acknowledgment


13.
CJA's February 26, 2021 FOIL request to Senate --
for records establishing 'The state Constitution mandates
the approval of the state budget by April 1."

Senate's March 5, 2021 response

14.
CJA's March 1, 2021 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"Appointments of members & chairs of the Senate and Assembly 'Legislative Commissions'
& the 'Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment"

Legislative Law Article 5-A

Senate's March 5, 2021 response

Assembly's March 8, 2021 response
--
link


15.
CJA's March 1, 2021 FOIL request to Senate --
"Senate Judiciary Committee's 2018 Annual Report"

Senate's March 9, 2021 acknowledgment

16.

CJA's March 1, 2021 FOIL request to Assembly --
"Meetings/agendas of the Assembly Committee on Oversight, Analysis & Investigation in the 2020 legislative session -- and for the 2021 legislative session, thus far"

Assembly's March 8, 2021 response

17.
CJA's March 8, 2021 FOIL request to Governor, Senate & Assembly --
"Legislative Ethics Commission annual reports, as required by Legislative Law §80
and Article VI of its By-Laws"

Governor
March 15, 2021 acknowledgment
April 12, 2021 extension
May 10, 2021 extension
June 7, 2021 extension

Assembly
March 15, 2021 acknowledgment
March 22, 2021 response
2012  Annual Report
2013 Annual Report
2014 Annual Report
2015 Annual Report
2016 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report
2018 Annual Report
2019 Annual Report


18.
CJA's March 8, 2021 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"appointment & designation of the Legislative Ethics Commission's members & co-chairs, pursuant to Legislative Law §80, subsections 1-4"

Assembly
March 15, 2021 acknowledgment


19.
CJA's March 10, 2021 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"Legislative Ethics Commission's annual budgets for FY2021-22 --
and for the five prior fiscal years"

Senate
Senate's March 11, 2021 response
with link:  https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/liz-krueger/legislature-announces-joint-budget-hearing-schedule-0

CJA's March 19, 2021 reply



20.

CJA's March 10, 2021 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"Legislative Ethics Commission's rules and regulations for nonpartisanship by staff,
for records subject to public disclosure -- & for records identifying
who the Commission's records access officer & records appeal officers are"

Senate
Senate's March 11, 2021 response
CJA's March 19, 2021 reply


21.
CJA's March 16, 2021 FOIL request to Assembly --
"recordings of the audio/video of the ZOOM meetings of Assembly standing committees"

CJA's March 23, 2021 e-mail --
"REITERATED Foil/records request --
"recordings of the audio/video of the ZOOM meetings of Assembly standing committees"

CJA's March 23, 2021 e-mail -- "thank you --
REITERATED Foil/records request --
"recordings of the audio/video of the ZOOM meetings of Assembly standing committees"

Assembly's March 23, 2021 response
Judiciary Committee agendas: Jan. 20, 26, March 2, March 15
Codes Committee agendas: Jan. 20, 26, Feb. 9, March 1, March 5, March 9, March 15
Committee on Governmental Operations agendas: Jan. 12, Feb. 23, March 5
Committee on Local Governments agendas: Jan. 12
Ways & Means Committee agendas: Jan. 26, Feb. 3, March 1, March 9, March 15

Judiciary: March 24
Local Gov'ts: March 23
Codes: March 24
Ways & Means: March 24

22.
CJA's March 16, 2021 FOIL request to Senate, Assembly,
& Legislative Bill Drafting Commission --
"Governor Cuomo's FY2021-2022 budget bills & legislative response/rebuttal,
if any, to CJA's March 18, 2020 letter as to the unconstitutionality & fraud
of his FY2020-2021 so-called 'Article VII bills'
"

enclosure-FOIL exchange  

enclosure-March 18, 2020 ltr
  & accompanying August 21, 2013 ltr

Senate
March 18, 2021 response
CJA's March 19, 2021 reply

Legislative Bill Drafting Commission
March 22, 2021 acknowledgment
April 21, 2021 response

Assembly
March 23, 2021 response


23.
CJA's March 16, 2021 FOIL request to the Assembly --
"Assembly 'amending' of Governor Cuomo's FY2021-22 budget bills"


24.
CJA's March 16, 2021 FOIL request to the Senate --
"Senate 'amending' of Governor Cuomo's FY2021-2022 budget bills"


25.
CJA's March 22, 2021 FOIL request to the Senate --
"CJA's April 15, 2020 FOIL/records request -- Silver v. Pataki/Pataki v. Assembly & Senate"
"Rules and Regulations relating to Public Inspection and Copying of Legislative Records"
CJA's April 15, 2020 FOIL/records request


26.
CJA's March 22, 2021 FOIL request to the Assembly --

"CJA's April 15, 2020 FOIL/records request -- Silver v. Pataki/Pataki v. Assembly & Senate"
 Assembly's April 22, 2020 acknowledgment
Assembly's May 20, 2020 extension letter

Assembly's March 22, 2021 response -- attached Sept. 30, 2020 letter
CJA's March 22, 2021 reply -- attached Sept. 30, 2020 transmitting e-mail


27.
CJA's March 22, 2021 FOIL request to the Governor --
"CJA's April 15, 2020 FOIL/records request -- Silver v. Pataki/Pataki v. Assembly & Senate"  
Gov's April 22, 2020 acknowledgment
Gov's May 8, 2020 response

Governor's March 29, 2021 response

28.
CJA's March 22, 2021 FOIL request to the Comptroller --
"CJA's April 15, 2020 FOIL/records request -- Silver v. Pataki/Pataki v. Assembly & Senate"  
Comptroller's April 22, 2020 acknowledgment
Comptroller's May 20, 2020 extension
Comptroller's August 12, 2020 response

 

29.
CJA's March 22, 2021 FOIL request to the Assembly & Comptroller --
"retention of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP for Assembly's impeachment investigation of Gov. Cuomo"

Assembly's March 29, 2021 acknowledgment

CJA's April 29, 2021 FOIL request to Assembly & Comptroller --
IMMEDIATE ATTENTION REQUIRED -- FOIL/records request -- retention of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP for Assembly's impeachment investigation of Gov. Cuomo

April 30, 2021 e-mail from Assemblyman Burdick's chief of staff

Assembly's May 10, 2021 e-mail

Assembly's May 13, 2021 response -- enclosed contract

CJA's May 14, 2021 appeal

CJA's May 24, 2021 follow-up e-mail regarding appeal

Assembly's May 24, 2021 response with justification


30.
CJA's March 23, 2021 FOIL request to Assembly --
"REITERATED FOIL/records request --
recordings of the audio/video of the ZOOM meetings of Assembly standing committees"

Assembly's April 15, 2021 response


31.
CJA's March 24, 2021 FOIL request to the Senate & Assembly --
"Joint Certificates for the Legislature’s General Budget Conference Committee
& Subcommittees for Fiscal Year 2021-2022"

Assembly's April 7, 2021 response  enclosed certificate  

32.
CJA's April 28, 2021 FOIL request to Attorney General, Judiciary, & Comptroller --
"Why Didn't She Recuse Herself? 
NY's Top Judge Sided With Her Own Greenberg Traurig Lawyer"
(NYLJ, April 26, 2021)

OCA
April 29, 2021 response
enclosure  enclosure  

Attorney General
June 4, 2021 response

[Appellate Division, Third Dept's March 9, 2021 opinion & order -- Gesmer]

33.
CJA's April 29, 2021 FOIL request to Attorney General, Assembly,
Governor, Senate, & Comptroller
--
"Retention of amicus curiae counsel in Delgado v NYS
(Albany Co. #907537-18; 3rd Dept #529556)"

Attorney General
June 4, 2021 response

Assembly
May 6, 2021 acknowledgment
May 17, 2021 response
Enclosures:  contract; extension #1; extension #2; vouchers

Governor
May 6, 2021 acknowledgment

June 3, 2021 extension
August 13, 2021 letter
enclosure #1 contract   #2 9-22-20 invoice   #3 10-14-20-invoice

 

34.
CJA's May 21, 2021 FOIL request to Gov, Division of the Budget, Senate & Assembly --
New York State Law Revision Commission

transmitting e-mail

Assembly
May 28, 2021 reponse

Division of the Budget
May 27, 2021 extension leterr

35.
CJA's May 24, 2021 FOIL request to Assembly --
"Speaker Heastie's direction to the Assembly Judiciary Committee
& mandate to Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP regarding
the impeachment investigation of Governor Cuomo"

Assembly's June 1, 2021 response
with Assembly Speaker Heastie's March 24, 2021 impeachment authorization letter

36.
CJA's July 15, 2021 FOIL request to Senate & Committee on Open Government --
"The postponed July 12th Senate Ethics & Internal Governance Committee hearing
on "New York State's System of Ethics Oversight and Enforcement"

Committee on Open Gov't
July 15, 2021 auto-reply

CJA's July 28, 2021 e-mail
July 28, 2021 response

Senate
July 22, 2021 acknowledgment
July 27, 2021 response
-- enclosures

Testimonies:  Berland, Reinvent Albany, League of Women Voters, Citizens Union
City Bar testimony   NYPIRG testimony
Sexual Harassment Working Group testimony

37.
CJA's July 19, 2021 FOIL request to Attorney General --
"2018 Senate & Assembly Concurrent Resolution --
'proposing that the constitution be amended by adding a new article V-A;
in relation to state government integrity'"

AG's July 20, 2021 referral

38.
CJA's July 19, 2021 FOIL request to Attorney General --
"2019-2020 Senate & Assembly Concurrent Resolution --
'proposing that the constitution be amended by adding a new article V-A;
in relation to state government integrity'"

AG's July 20, 2021 referral

39.
CJA's July 19, 2021 FOIL request to Attorney General --
"2021 Senate & Assembly Concurrent Resolution --
'proposing that the constitution be amended by adding a new article V-A;
in relation to state government integrity'"

AG's July 20, 2021 referral

40.
CJA's July 23, 2021 FOIL request to JCOPE Executive Director --
"Lawsuits against JCOPE"

JCOPE's July 30, 2021 response

41.
CJA's July 23, 2021 FOIL request to Assembly --
"Assembly Standing Committee on Ethics and Guidance"

Assembly's August 16, 2021 response

2011-12 Leadership
2013-14 Leadership
2015-16 Leadership
2017 Leadership
2018 Leadership
2018 New Leadership
2019 Leadership
2020 Leadership
2021 Leadership

public agendas

Assembly Rule VIII, Guide to Public Inspection, POL §88

42.
CJA's July 26, 2021 FOIL request to OCA --
"September 24, 2015 Report of the Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline"

OCA webpage:  Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline

 

43.
CJA's July 27, 2021 FOIL request to OCA --
"Part 1240 Rules for Attorney Disciplinary Matters -- OCA counsel's (Sept. 24, 2015) memo seeking public comment; the public comment received; & the Administrative Board's recommendation"

OCA's July 28, 2021 response  enclosure  enclosure

The responsive existing records:  www.nycourts.gov/rules/comments/index.shtml  

September 24, 2015 counsel memorandum:
www.nycourts.gov/legacypdfs/rules/comments/pdf/ad-swdiscCommittee.pdf  

public comment:
www.nycourts.gov/legacypdfs/rules/comments/pdf/received/cosad-report.pdf

The Board’s recommendation -- Part 1240): www.nycourts.gov/rules/jointappellate/index.shtml

44.
CJA's July 28, 2021 FOIL request to OCA --
"Attorney Grievance Committee Annual Reports" 

OCA's August 19, 2021 response

1st Dept
2019 statistics

2nd Dept
2014 statistics
2015 statistics
2016 statistics
2017 statistics
2018 statistics
2019 statistics
2020 statistics

3rd Dept
2014-2020 statistics

4th Dept
2014 statistics
2015 statistics
2016 statistics
2017 statistics
2018 statistics
2019 statistics
2020 statistics

 

45.
CJA's July 30, 2021 FOIL request to OCA --
"CJA's July 21, 2015 FOIL request --
'(1) Record Retention of Attorney Misconduct Complaints and Proceedings...'"

OCA July 30, 2021 response   enclosure

 

46.
CJA's August 16, 2021 FOIL request to Assembly & Comptroller --
"Assembly contract with, and payments to, Davis Polk & Wardwell, LLP pertaining to investigation of, & services related to, Governor Cuomo's impeachment, Etc."

Comptroller's August 18, 2021 response   link-contract

 

47.
CJA's August 19, 2021 FOIL request to Assembly --
"Assembly Health Committee meetings in 2020 and 2021"

Assembly's August 26, 2021 acknowledgment

 

48.
CJA's August 31, 2021 FOIL request to Senate --
"Written statements of witnesses, would-be witnesses, & others,
submitted for the Aug. 25, 2021 hearing on 'New York State's System
of Ethics Oversight and Enforcement' & related records"

 

49.
CJA's August 31, 2021 FOIL to Inspector General --
"The Inspector General's written 'testimony', etc. --
Aug. 25, 2021 hearing on 'New York State's System of Ethics Oversight
and Enforcement'/Senate Committee on Ethics & Internal Governance"

 

50.
CJA's September 1, 2021 FOIL to Inspector General --
"The Inspector General's list of "covered agencies" within its jurisdiction
pursuant to Executive Law 51 -- & records reflecting why JCOPE is not on that list,
if, in fact, it is not listed"





 

 

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