The Legal Advisories page contains the DAEOgrams on substantive ethics issues published by OGE from 1992 to 2010, the Advisory Opinions published by OGE from 1979 to 2010, and the Legal Advisories, which OGE began publishing in 2011.
This Legal Advisory updates the three statutory pay-level thresholds for certain purposes under either the Ethics in Government Act (Ethics Act) or 18 U.S.C. § 207(c) for calendar year 2011.
OGE provides a comprehensive discussion of the laws pertaining to book deals involving Government employees. The rules for regular and special Government employees are covered in one document, and the rules for noncareer employees and Presidential appointees are addressed in a second document.
In this attachment, 08x3b, OGE provides a template for analyzing whether covered noncareer employees and Presidential appointees to full-time noncareer positions may accept compensation for writing a book during Government service.
In this attachment, DO-08-006b, OGE provides a template for analyzing whether covered noncareer employees and Presidential appointees to full-time noncareer positions may accept compensation for writing a book during Government service.
OGE summarizes the restrictions on a political appointee who was interested in writing a book not related to his official duties.
OGE discusses the meaning of and the distinctions among the terms "particular matter involving specific parties," "particular matter," and "matter" as used in the criminal conflict of interest statutes and regulations.
Provides guidance on various restrictions on covered noncareer employee pursuant to Title V of Ethics in Government Act and 5 C.F.R. part 2636; also guidance with respect to determining status as special government employee
OGE discusses definitions of "covered noncareer employee" under 5 C.F.R. § 2636.303(a)(4) and 5 C.F.R. § 2636.303(a)(3), as well as Schedule C appointment criteria.
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