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Monday, January 07, 2013

Selected reports and information posted by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli


Selected reports and information posted by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli
Issued during the week of December 31, 2012 – January 6, 2013 [Click on the caption to access the full report]


DiNapoli Seeks Disclosure Of Political Spending At Qualcomm

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Thursday that the New York State Common Retirement Fund has filed suit in a Delaware court against Qualcomm Inc. for the right to inspect the company’s books and records to determine how shareholder funds are being spent for political purposes.


DiNapoli: Local Governments Continue to Face Significant Fiscal Challenges

Many local governments have nearly exhausted their resources in an effort to avoid severe fiscal stress, according to an annual report released last week by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


DiNapoli: Snowmobile Association Treasurer Misdirected Grooming Funds

The Herkimer County Snowmobile Association Treasurer falsified documentation and improperly used his dual authority as the association’s treasurer and president of a trail maintenance entity to redirect funds from one snowmobile club to his own, according to an audit. released Wednesday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The findings were referred to the Herkimer County District Attorney’s Office.


Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Audits

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli last week announced his office completed the audits of:




Handbooks focusing on New York State and Municipal Public Personnel Law:

The Discipline Book, - a concise guide to disciplinary actions involving public employees in New York State. A 1900+ page e-book. For more information click on http://booklocker.com/books/5215.html

The Layoff, Preferred List and Reinstatement Manual - a 435 page handbook reviewing the relevant laws, rules and regulations, and selected court and administrative decisions. For more information click on http://booklocker.com/books/5216.html

A Reasonable Disciplinary Penalty Under the Circumstances - A 600+ page guide to penalties imposed on public employees in New York State found guilty of selected acts of misconduct. For more information, click on http://booklocker.com/books/7401.html

General Municipal Law§§ 207-a and 207-c - Disability Leave for fire, police and other public sector personnel - a 1098 page e-book focusing on administering General Municipal Law Sections 207-a/207-c and providing benefits thereunder. For more information click on http://booklocker.com/books/3916.html

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