Government Ethics Office 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Amendments To Incorporate a Statement Regarding the “Sole and Exclusive” Nature of the Authority That the Regulations of the Office of Government Ethics Confer on Executive Branch Departments and Agencies
Document Number: E7-19470
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-03
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Government Ethics is amending its regulations to clarify the sole and exclusive nature of the authority it has conferred on executive branch departments and agencies and to remove certain language that this clarification makes redundant.
Revised Updated OGE Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: E7-18973
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-26
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
A revised notice is hereby given of the appointment of members of the updated OGE Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Review Board.
Updated OGE Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: E7-18518
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-20
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members of the updated OGE Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Review Board.
Technical Amendments to Office of Government Ethics Freedom of Information Act Regulation: Designations Under E.O. 13392 and Updates to Contact Numbers and Addition of E-Mail Address
Document Number: E7-16940
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-08-28
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Government Ethics is amending its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulation to indicate certain designations under Executive Order 13392 on FOIA improvement and to provide updated OGE contact numbers and an E-mail address for FOIA requests.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Unmodified Qualified Trust Model Certificates and Model Trust Documents
Document Number: E7-16305
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Government Ethics is publishing this second round notice and requesting comment on the twelve executive branch OGE model certificates and model documents for qualified trusts. OGE intends to submit these forms for extension of approval (up to two years) by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act. OGE is proposing no changes to these forms at this time. As in the past, OGE will notify filers of an update to the privacy information contained in the existing forms, and will post a notification thereof on its Web site.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Unmodified Qualified Trust Model Certificates and Model Trust Documents
Document Number: E7-9162
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-14
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Government Ethics is publishing this first round notice and seeking comment on the twelve executive branch OGE model certificates and model documents for qualified trusts. OGE intends to submit these forms for extension of approval (up to two years) by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act. OGE is proposing no changes to these forms at this time. As in the past, OGE will notify filers of an update to the privacy information contained in the existing forms, and will post a notification thereof on its Web site.
Removal of Obsolete Regulations Concerning the Inoperative Provisions Regarding Charitable Payments In Lieu of Honoraria and Conforming Technical Amendments
Document Number: E7-6228
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-06
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Government Ethics is removing obsolete regulatory provisions in its executive branch outside earned income restrictions and ethical conduct standards regulations that were designed to implement the statutory provision regarding charitable payments made in lieu of honoraria, which is no longer legally operative. In addition, OGE is removing a related provision in the branchwide financial disclosure regulation regarding supplemental confidential reporting for such payments. Finally, OGE is making a few technical conforming amendments to reflect these changes.
Post-Employment Conflict of Interest Restrictions; Exemption of Positions and Revision of Departmental Component Designations
Document Number: E7-4167
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-08
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Government Ethics is issuing this rule to provide notice of the exemption of certain senior employees' positions from the one-year post-employment restriction of 18 U.S.C. 207(c), to revoke certain existing department component designations, and to designate an additional component for purposes of that provision.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Unmodified SF 278 Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report
Document Number: E7-1317
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-29
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Government Ethics is publishing this second round notice and requesting comment on an unmodified Standard Form (SF) 278 for extension of approval for three years by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act. OGE is making no changes to the form at this time. As in the past, OGE will ask agencies to notify SF 278 filers of two updates to the information contained in the existing SF 278.