Is my Financial Disclosure Statement subject to the Freedom Of Information Law (FOIL)?

Yes but with redactions.

All filed Financial Disclosure statements for county elected officials (County Executive, Sheriff, District Attorney, County Clerk and Legislators) will be posted on the Orange County website with redactions. All other filed financial disclosure statements will be available to the public for inspection and photocopying in accordance with New York State Freedom of Information Law.

What will be redacted: Prior to public disclosure, the following personal information will be redacted: your address, phone number, email address, the names of your minor children, the signature of the filer and notary and any other relevant information determined by the Ethics Board necessary or appropriate.

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1. What is the Board of Ethics?
2. What are the requirements to be a board member?
3. Who are the current members of the Board?
4. Are the Board meetings open to the public?
5. Who can report a violation of the Ethics and Disclosure Local Law?
6. How do I report a violation or inquiry to the Board of Ethics?
7. Will my inquiry/report of violation be kept confidential?
8. What is a gift or “financial benefit”?
9. What is confidential information and can county employees and officers disclose such information?
10. What is a conflict of interest?
11. May County employees and officers seek or accept private employment?
12. What do I do if I am not sure if working a part time job creates a conflict or impairs the proper discharge of my official duties?
13. Are there restrictions on future employment?
14. Are there any exceptions to this rule?
15. What are the penalties for violating the Ethics and Disclosure Local Law Ethics?
16. Who must file a Financial Disclosure Statement?
17. Where can I find a Financial Disclosure Statement form?
18. When do I need to file?
19. Where do I send my Financial Disclosure Statement?
20. Will there be any training?
21. Is my Financial Disclosure Statement subject to the Freedom Of Information Law (FOIL)?