Ethics

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

NCAA Basketball Tournament

Several rounds of the NCAA Basketball Tournament are taking place in Ohio cities this week.  The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee would like to remind both lobbyists and the employers of lobbyists as well as Members of the General Assembly (“Members”) … Continue reading

Joint Legislative Ethics 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 129th General Assembly at www.ohiolobbying.com by selecting … Continue reading

Reporting of Plaques & Awards

Often, organizations and entities will present Members of the General Assembly with ‘Legislator of the Year’ awards or plaques in recognition of the Member’s public service.  These types of plaques and awards are almost always valued in excess of $75 … Continue reading

Upcoming Deadlines

January 31, 2011- Deadline to file 3rd Reporting Period 2010 Lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reports and Post Employment Disclosure Statements with the Joint Legislative Ethics Committee. January 31, 2011- Deadline to the renew Legislative, Executive Agency and Retirement System lobbying … Continue reading

2010 Financial Disclosure Statement due April 15, 2011

The calendar year 2010 JLEC Financial Disclosure Statement for Members and employees of the General Assembly is available in both excel and pdf format at www.ohiolobbying.com by clicking ‘Financial Disclosure’ under the ‘Ethics’ heading on the menu bar.  JLEC has … Continue reading

Expenditures Made for the Benefit of a Member-Elect

Reporting requirements for expenditures made for the benefit of a Member-Elect can be found on HERE.

2011 Ethics Calendar

The 2011 ethics calendar is now available.