Ethics

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.

Expenditures Made for the Benefit of a Member-Elect

Reporting requirements for expenditures made for the benefit of a Member-Elect is now available. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact JLEC at 614-728-5100.

JLEC Advisory Attorney Earns CFE Credential

JLEC Ethics Advisory Attorney, Jennifer Lockwood, was recently awarded the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and provider of anti-fraud training and education. In order to become a … Continue reading

Discounts

Individuals often receive information on the latest coupon sites, invitations to join e-mail lists offering daily deals and advertisements for Internet applications that alert users to the best prices on various goods and services.  While everyone loves a good deal, … Continue reading

I ♥ Fair Food!

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 may … Continue reading

July 4th Expenditures

Hope everyone had a safe and happy 4th of July!  Remember that expenditures made over the holiday for the benefit of a public official or employee who files a financial disclosure statement are reportable on the May – August 2012 … Continue reading

2012 National Meeting Guidance Memorandums

Planning to attend a meeting or conference of a national organization to which the State of Ohio pays membership dues? The 2012 National Meeting Lobbying Expenditure Guidance Memorandum and the 2012 National Meeting Financial Disclosure Statement Reporting Memorandum are now available … Continue reading

Perspectives on Lobbying Registration CLE Materials

The materials for the June 20, 2012 Perspectives on Lobbying Registration CLE are now available at www.ohiolobbying.com.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Legislative Inspector General at 614-728-5100.