Electronic Filing System
NEW! The Oregon Government Ethics Commission is pleased to announce the launch of the Electronic Filing System (EFS). Please click here to access, or check out the videos and training materials to the right.
Customer Satisfaction Survey
The Oregon Government Ethics Commission is conducting a customer satisfaction survey. Your comments are important to us and we would appreciate you taking a few minutes to participate in the survey.
Click here to access the survey.
Guide for Public Officials
The guide has been revised to include informational links to statutes and rules to give you a more complete reference tool.
Click here to access the guide. Click here for Guide for Public Officials 2015 Supplement.
Agency Request Budget
The 2017-2019 Agency Request Budget document is available for your review. Click here to review the budget
Commission Funding Fee Assessment
The 2007 Legislature enacted law (ORS 244.255) that reorganized the funding of the Oregon Government Ethics Commission in response to the public's request to remove the agency from the General Fund and create a more stable funding source.
Click here for more information.
Advisory Opinion No. 16A-1003
This opinion addresses how ORS 244.047 applies for two years after a public official ceases holding or being employed in a position as a public official. That public official may not have a direct beneficial financial interest in a public contract when one of the parties to the contract is the public official's former public body if the contract was authorized by the former public official while acting in the capacity previously held as a public official.
Attorney General Opinion No. 8291
This opinion addresses several issues pertaining to the Oregon Government Ethics
Commissions duty to investigate and enforce the requirement that news media be allowed
to attend executive sessions. Select the link below to view the opinion.
Proposed Administrative Rules 2016
The following proposed rules under consideration but not yet approved by the Oregon Government Ethics Commission. Please send written inquiries regarding these rules to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quorum- Proposed 199-001-0010 regarding umber of commissioners to make a quorum.
Draft rule 199-001-0010
Supervision- Proposed 199-005-0080 regarding policies that allow a public official to supervise a realtive or member of household.
Draft rule 199-005-0080
Executive Session- Proposed 199-040-0027 regarding exectuive session under ORS 192.660(2) to consider the employment of a public officer, employee, staff member of individual agent.
Draft rule 199-040-0027