The revolving-door laws bar public officials from lobbying their former agencies for a year after leaving government service.
His trip violated a Taiwan law that bars top officials from visiting China within three years of retirement.
Both have been accused of violating a law that bars public officials from soliciting contributions on Government property.
New York, unlike Congress and several states, does not bar public officials from accepting honorariums.
And he proposed barring statewide elected officials from collecting speaking fees.
It also bars former officials from lobbying at all on issues they worked on while in office.
It would also bar senior Ethiopian officials from international travel.
It also bars officials who were involved in trade or treaty negotiations from any lobbying for a year.
The charges are based on a state law that bars public officials from using their offices "to obtain financial gain" for a business associate.
Those laws bar public officials from representing clients before their former agencies for a year after leaving government service.