Government Ethics Office 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Updated OGE Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2011-25222
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-30
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.
Executive Branch Qualified Trusts
Document Number: 2011-25221
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-09-30
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Government Ethics proposes to amend the executive branch regulation regarding qualified trusts. The proposed amendments would make a few minor substantive changes, but would primarily put the regulation in a more logical order, make it more readable, and eliminate redundant provisions.
Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch; Proposed Amendments Limiting Gifts From Registered Lobbyists and Lobbying Organizations
Document Number: 2011-23311
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-09-13
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Government Ethics is proposing amendments to the regulation governing standards of ethical conduct for executive branch employees of the Federal Government, to impose limits on the use of gift exceptions by all employees to accept gifts from registered lobbyists and lobbying organizations, and to implement the lobbyist gift ban for appointees required to sign the Ethics Pledge prescribed by Executive Order 13490.
Technical Updating Amendments to Executive Branch Financial Disclosure and Standards of Ethical Conduct Regulations
Document Number: 2011-16642
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-01
Agency: Office of Government Ethics, Government Ethics Office, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Government Ethics is updating its executive branch regulation on financial disclosure to reflect the retroactive statutory increase of the reporting thresholds for gifts and travel reimbursements. As a matter of regulatory policy, OGE is also raising the widely attended gatherings nonsponsor gifts exception dollar ceiling under the executive branchwide standards of ethical conduct regulation, but this change is not retroactive.