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Title: ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT ACT OF 1978 - HEARINGS IN SENATE 95TH CONGRESS - 2ND SESSION
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Congress
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 80
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Congress
Washington, DC
Publication Number: 95-127
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Legislative/Regulatory Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE TEXT OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS AND JOINT EXPLANATORY STATEMENT ABOUT THE ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT ACT OF 1978 ARE GIVEN BY THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE.
Abstract: THE JOINT EXPLANATORY STATEMENT OF THE COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE RECOUNTS THE AREAS OF DISAGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TWO HOUSES AND SETS FORTH THE CONFORMING CHANGES AND AGREEMENTS. SUBJECTS UNDER DISCUSSION INCLUDE LEGISLATIVE, JUDICIAL AND EXECUTIVE PERSONAL FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS; PROVISIONS FOR THE AUDITS OF FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS; AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FORMAL ADVISORY OPINION SERVICE UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS, POST-EMPLOYMENT CONFLICT OF INTEREST FOR MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH, INCLUDES RESTRICTIONS BASED ON THE DEGREE OF PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE A FORMER OFFICIAL OR EMPLOYEE HAS OF A PARTICULAR MATTER, PROHIBITION OF FORMER OFFICIALS OR EMPLOYEE HAS OF A PARTICULAR MATTER, PROHIBITION OF FORMER OFFICIALS FROM CONTACTING FORMER DEPARTMENTS OR AGENCIES ON MATTERS PENDING BEFORE THE AGENCY FOR A PERIOD OF 1 YEAR, AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS. VARIOUS AMENDMENTS AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE OFFICE OF SENATE LEGAL COUNSEL ARE DESCRIBED. (RFC)
Index Term(s): Code of ethics; Conflict of interest; Misconduct; Professional conduct and ethics
Note: CONFERENCE REPORT
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