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Establishment of commission
Judiciary (JUD) CHAPTER 30, ARTICLE 15-A
§ 499-a. Establishment of commission. There is hereby created within
the executive department a state commission of prosecutorial conduct.
The commission shall have the authority to review and investigate the
conduct of prosecutors upon the filing of a complaint with the
commission to examine whether a prosecutor or prosecutors has committed
conduct in the course of his or her official duties or under color of
state law potentially violative of statutes, the legal rights of private
persons, whether statutory, constitutional or otherwise; case law; or
court rules, including, but not limited to the New York Rules of
Professional Conduct, 22 NYCRR 1200, or any subset thereof or successor
thereto, including but not limited to Rule 3.8 (Special Responsibilities
of Prosecutors and Other Government Lawyers).