Ethics

2011 Holiday Guidance

As we approach the holidays, the following provides some general guidance regarding the distribution and reporting of gifts.  Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the OLIG at 614-728-5100. How should cookie trays, popcorn tins and fruit baskets be handled? If … Continue reading

CLE: Lobbying Compliance & Reporting

The Legislative Inspector General’s Office is sponsoring the CLE: Lobbying Compliance and Reporting on Thursday, November 10, 2011.  Registration begins at 12:30pm.  Consequently, the office will be closed from approximately 12:30 – 3:30 pm tomorrow.  We look forward to seeing you … Continue reading

CLE: Lobbying Compliance and Reporting

The OLIG is sponsoring the following CLE: Lobbying Compliance and Reporting Thursday November 10, 2011 – 1:00 PM – 3:15 PM Neil Schultz Conference Center Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Building 30 West Spring Street Columbus, OH 43215 For more information … Continue reading

Guidelines When Traveling With A Lobbyist

Members and employees are prohibited from accepting travel expenses from a legislative agent.  Travel is defined as lodging and transportation of more than 50 miles one way by bus, train, boat, plane, or automobile.  Remember: A legislative agent who is … Continue reading

Lobbying Disclosure Deadine

All May – August 2011 Activity and Expenditure Reports are due September 30, 2011.  Any lobbyist or employer of lobbyist that discloses an expenditure recipient in their filing must provide written notification to the recipient at least ten days prior to … Continue reading

National Conference Memorandum

Click here to view the 2011 National Conference Memorandum.

The Memorial Tournament (May 30th – June 5th 2011)

As we approach the Memorial Tournament, the OLIG would like to remind lobbyists and their clients as well as Legislators and staff of the following reporting guidelines: Tickets for the Practice Rounds Monday, May 30 – Wednesday, June 1, 2011 … Continue reading

Memorials and Flowers

Concerning the topic of flowers for a memorial service: Flowers provided for a memorial service of a legislator or their immediate family are not for the benefit of any one individual, but for all of those in attendance at the … Continue reading

2010 Financial Disclosure Statements

The 2010 Financial Disclosure Statement filing deadline for Members of the General Assembly, whose name will not appear on any 2011 primary election ballot for local office, and designated staff members is April 15, 2011.  A financial disclosure statement is considered to be timely filed … Continue reading

2010 Financial Disclosure Statement Reminder

2010 Financial Disclosure Statements for Members of the General Assembly whose name will appear on any 2011 primary election ballot for local office, are due to the Ohio Legislative Inspector General’s Office not later than April 4, 2011. You can … Continue reading