News and Announcements
--Ethics Commission meeting November 2: The Ethics Commission will meet on Thursday, November 2 at 10 a.m. in the Third Floor Conference Room, 210 Brooks Street in Charleston. The meeting agenda will be posted on this website on October 26.
--Lobbyist spending: To view a report summarizing spending reported by registered lobbyists for the May 1, 2017-August 31, 2017, reporting period, click here. John McGoran’s lobbying privileges have been suspended for failure to file a Lobbyist Activity Report for this reporting period.
--Advisory Opinion and Contract Exemption issued: The Ethics Commission issued an Advisory Opinion and a Contract Exemption on October 5. To view these documents, click here.
--Disclosure of “interested parties” to contracts: Business entities which have been awarded certain types of contracts with a state agency must submit to the state agency a disclosure of “interested parties” to the applicable contract. The Ethics Commission accepts completed disclosure forms ONLY from state agencies. To download the form, click here. To view the statute which went into effect on July 7, 2017, click here. Questions regarding the statute should be directed to the contracting agency. To view Disclosures which have been filed with the Ethics Commission, click here.
-Changes to Ethics Act: Changes to the Ethics Act made by the West Virginia Legislature during the 2017 Regular Session went into effect on July 7, 2017. To view a summary of the changes, click here.
--Lobbyist Directory: To view the West Virginia Lobbyist Directory, click here.