Ethics

January-April 2012 Reporting Deadline

Reminder:  Tomorrow (May 31st) is the deadline for filing all lobbying Activity and Expenditure Reports and updated Post Employment Disclosure Statements for the January-April 2012 reporting period.

2012 Memorial Tournament

The 2012 Memorial Tournament is just a few weeks away.  For information on access badges and other expenditures associated with this event see the OLIG memo here.

Invitations to participate in surveys/focus groups

Occasionally, legislative employees receive invitations to participate in focus groups or surveys.  Often, the group asking the employee to participate offers a monetary incentive or gift (i.e. an honorarium) in exchange for the employee’s participation.   While legislative employees are not … Continue reading

Looking for a Legislator’s Financial Disclosure Statement?

The Office of the Legislative Inspector General makes all financial disclosure statements filed with our office available for public viewing via the internet.  To access the financial disclosure statement of a current or former Member or employee of the General Assembly visit … Continue reading

2011 Financial Disclosure Statement Filing Deadline Approaching!

April 16, 2012 is the deadline for Members of the General Assembly who were not candidates in the March 6, 2012 primary election, as well as employees of the General Assembly, to timely file their 2011 Financial Disclosure Statement. A … Continue reading

2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament™

Recently, multiple rounds of the 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament™ were held in Ohio cities as well as in nearby Pittsburgh, PA.  The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee would like to remind both lobbyists and the employers of lobbyists as well as … Continue reading

2011 Financial Disclosure Statement Update

Financial Disclosure Statements for candidates for the General Assembly appearing on the March 6, 2012 primary election ballot are currently being processed.  These statements are available on our website www.ohiolobbying.com by selecting ‘Ethics’ from the menu bar, clicking ‘Financial Disclosure’ … Continue reading

Filing Deadline

Today is the last day to timely file Executive Agency and Retirement System Lobbying Registration Renewals, September – December 2011 Lobbying Activity and Expenditure Reports and September – December 2011 Updated Post Employment Disclosure Statements with JLEC.  If you have … Continue reading

Deadlines Approaching!

January 31, 2012 – Last day to timely file: September – December 2011 Updated Post Employment Disclosure Statements;  September – December 2011 Activity & Expenditure Reports; and  Executive & Retirement System Renewal Registrations for 2012.  February 6, 2012 – Last … Continue reading

JLEC Advisory Opinions 2012-001 & 2012-002

The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee issued Advisory Opinions 2012-001 and 2012-002.  You can view the opinions at www.ohiolobbying.com, by selecting ‘Ethics’ from the menu bar, and clicking ‘Advisory Opinions’.