Ethics

Is an Award/Plaque Subject to the Same Restrictions & Reporting Requirements as Other Gifts?

An organization or entity seeking to present a Legislator with a plaque or award for their public service must remember that these plaques/awards are subject to the same restrictions and reporting requirements as any other gift. An organization or entity … Continue reading

Welcome to Fair Season and the 160th Ohio State Fair!

Fair season is once again upon us and it is important to keep in mind where your tickets are coming from. All tickets to a county or state fair have value. While an individual ticket from a lobbying source might … Continue reading

2013 National Meeting Guidance Memorandum

Planning to attend a meeting or conference of a national organization to which the State of Ohio pays membership dues? The 2013 National Meeting Lobbying Expenditure Guidance Memorandum is now available on the OLIG’s website. If you have questions, please … Continue reading

2013 Memorial Tournament

The 2013 Memorial Tournament is only a few weeks away. For information on badges and other expenditures associated with this event, see the OLIG memo here.

Looking for a 2012 Financial Disclosure Statement?

The deadline for Members and certain staff of the General Assembly to file a 2012 Financial Disclosure Statement with JLEC was April 15, 2013.  In the interest of public disclosure, JLEC processes and makes these statements available on our website www.jlec-olig.state.oh.us.  … Continue reading

REMINDER: 2012 Financial Disclosure Statement due April 15, 2013!

The JLEC 2012 Financial Disclosure Statement (“FDS”) must be received or postmarked by April 15, 2013, in order to be timely filed! Interactive 2012 FDS – in order to save content entered in to the fillable form, you will need Adobe Reader … Continue reading

2013 NCAA Basketball Tournaments™

The 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament™  has three Ohio schools (The University of Akron, The University of Cincinnati and The Ohio State University) playing in the second round beginning this week.  Additionally, the First and Second Rounds of the 2013 … Continue reading

JLEC Committee Members

The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee is comprised of twelve Members of the General Assembly, six each from the two major political parties from each Chamber. You can view the JLEC Members from the 130th General Assembly at www.ohiolobbying.com by selecting … Continue reading

2012 Financial Disclosure Statement Now Available!

The JLEC 2012 Financial Disclosure Statement (“FDS”) is now available! Interactive 2012 FDS – in order to save content entered in to the fillable form, you will need Adobe Reader XI 2012 Frequently Asked Questions If you have questions about financial disclosure, please … Continue reading

Holiday Gift Guidance

How do lobbyists and their clients report holiday gifts?  View JLEC’s Holiday Gift Guidance Grid for some general information! If you have questions, please contact JLEC at 614-728-5100.