SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
In the Matter of the Application of CHARLES J. HYNES,District Attorney of Kings County, For Appointment of aSpecial District Attorney in the Matter of Allegations of Possible Criminal or Official Misconduct By a Memberof the New York State Assembly.
AFFIRMATIONSpecial ProceedingNumber ____________
CHARLES J. HYNES, an attorney admitted to practice in the courtsof the State of New York and the District Attorney of Kings County, affirms thefollowing to be true under penalty of perjury:1.
I submit this affirmation in support of an application for theappointment of a special district attorney, pursuant to County Law section 701.2.
I submit this affirmation on information and belief and based uponconversations with members of my staff.3.
It has been alleged that Vito J. Lopez, a member of the New York State Assembly, has engaged in conduct or activities that potentially couldimplicate provisions of the Penal Law, the Election Law, and/or other statutes.The alleged activities and conduct are reported to have transpired or taken placeduring the course of or attendant to
Assemblyman Lopez’s official duties
as amember of the Assembly. Assemblyman Lopez represents the 53