Annual Report of Receipt of Honoraria
|MEMORANDUM:||Office of Compliance Programs and Legal Affairs|
|Tel.:||(718) 262-2140 or 2141|
|TO:||Faculty and Staff|
|FROM:||Olga Dais, Esq., Executive Director|
|DATE:||May 17, 2013|
|SUBJECT:||Annual Report of Receipt of Honoraria (covered period 4/1/12 - 3/31/13)|
This is a reminder and follow-up to the April 16, 2013 memo. All CUNY employees are required to comply with the law and regulations governing the receipt and reporting of honoraria, whether or not they have been designated a policymaker.
If you received any honoraria during the period April 1, 2012, through March 31, 2013 you are required to file the attached "Annual Report of Honoraria" with the Office of Compliance Programs and Legal Affairs (CPLA) in room 2H05 to the attention of Olga Dais, Esq. or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit your report to CPLA by Monday, June 3, 2013. If you did not receive any honoraria, you do not have to submit this report.
An Honorarium is a speaking fee or compensation received from outside entity in consideration for writing an article or reimbursement for travel expenses not related to official duties.
Examples of honoraria include:
- compensation for delivering a speech
- compensation for writing an article
- compensation for a serving on a panel
- compensation that is made as a gratuity or an award of honor
OUTSIDE ACTIVITY REQUEST FORM
Also, attached is the "Outside Activity Request Form" which is used to report outside employment (more than $4,000), or for serving as a director or officer of a profit-making corporation, or serving in an elected or appointed public office (e.g., a school board member). All such requests are subject to approval by the President. If you have previously submitted an "Outside Activity Request Form" you do not have to submit for a position/activity reported previously.
For further information you may review the rules on the New York State Joint Commission on Public Integrity's website at http://www.jcope.ny.gov/about/ethc/Part932.html.