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Keep in mind that the holiday season the gift rules apply to federal employees in every executive branch agency at every pay level and position. Check out the U.S. Office of Government's series of holiday 2014 tweets to explore some common holiday gift issues.
Annual Agency Questionnaire Highlights CY 2013 The Executive Branch Ethics Program www.oge.gov @OfficeGovEthics OVERVIEW Each year, executive branch agencies submit to OGE responses to an Annual Questionnaire (Questionnaire). The Questionnaire asks for information about ethics officials and the administration of agency
8/4/20141 1 • What gifts are being offered? • Is there a gift of “free attendance”? --see 5 CFR 2635.204(g)(4) 28/4/20142 570 3 Includes: Waiver of attendance fees Food /Refreshments /Entertainment /Materials furnished to all attendees as an integral part of the event Does NOT include: Travel/lodging expenses E
Watch Live on August 5&7 at 2:00 PM: Gifts of Free Attendance MOOC
Advanced Practitioner Series: In this recording of a one-hour teleconference, the U.S. Office of Government Ethics will hold a roundtable discussion with agency ethics officials on how they provide post-government employment advice to outgoing senior officials.
Fundamentals Series: In this recording of a two-hour teleconference, participants will be introduced to the primary post-employment restriction at 18 U.S.C. § 207(a)(1): the permanent bar on former employees' communications or appearances made in connection with work performed while a government employee.
Advanced Practitioner Series: In this recording of a one-hour teleconference, agency ethics officials will review the notification and recusal requirements under section 17 of the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012.
Fundamentals Series: In this recording of a two-hour teleconference, participants will be introduced to the seeking employment provisions in Subpart F of the Standards of Conduct (5 C.F.R. § 2635.601-606) and the negotiating provisions of 18 U.S.C. § 208.
Ethics Fundamentals Series: In this recording of a two-hour teleconference, participants new to financial disclosure will be introduced to the OGE Form 278 report and the technical requirements for its review.
This session is designed to introduce participants to the statutes and regulations pertaining to the technical reporting and review requirements of the form.
Advanced Practitioner Series: In this recording of a one-hour teleconference, participants familiar with reviewing financial disclosure reports for conflicts of interest and appearance issues will review 18 U.S.C. § 208 and 5 C.F.R. § 2635.502 remedies, discuss how to craft an ethics agreement, and review best practices for designing and implementing a screening arrangement.