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OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS


Review of Criminal Conflict of Interest Statutes; Opportunity for 
Comment

AGENCY: Office of Government Ethics (OGE).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Government Ethics is conducting a review, 
pursuant to the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 
2004, of the criminal conflict of interest statutes relating to 
executive branch employment. This notice provides the public and 
agencies an opportunity to comment.

DATES: Any comments from the public and the agencies must be received 
by June 20, 2005.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments to OGE by any of the following 
methods:
     E-mail: usoge@oge.gov. For E-mail messages, the subject 
line should include the following reference: ``Comments Regarding 
Criminal Conflict of Interest Statutes Review.''
     Fax: (202) 482-9237.
     Mail, Hand Delivery or Courier: Office of Government 
Ethics, Suite 500, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20005-
3917, Attention: Stuart D. Rick, Deputy General Counsel.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stuart D. Rick, Deputy General 
Counsel, Office of Government Ethics, telephone: (202) 482-9300; TDD: 
(202) 482-9293; FAX: (202) 482-9237.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 8403(d) of the Intelligence Reform 
and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, Public Law 108-458 (December 17, 
2004), directs the Office of Government Ethics, in consultation with 
the Department of Justice, to conduct a comprehensive review of the 
conflict of interest laws relating to executive branch employment. By 
December 17, 2005, OGE must submit a report to the President and 
pertinent Congressional committees reflecting its findings. OGE will 
review 18 U.S.C. 203, 205, 207, 208, and 209, and make recommendations 
for appropriate revisions that will both enhance Government 
effectiveness and protect the integrity of Government operations. To 
assist us in our review, OGE is seeking the views of the public and 
Federal agencies concerning the need for improvements to the criminal 
conflict of interest statutes. Interested persons may submit written 
comments to OGE by June 20, 2005.

    Approved: April 27, 2005.
Marilyn L. Glynn,
Acting Director, Office of Government Ethics.
[FR Doc. 05-8691 Filed 4-29-05; 8:45 am]
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