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News and Announcements
--Ethics Commission meeting April 9:
The monthly meeting of the Ethics Commission will be held on Thursday, April 9 at 10 a.m. in the third floor conference located at 210 Brooks Street in Charleston.
to view the agenda.
-Lobbyist activity reports due May 15:
The first Lobbyist Activity Report for the 2015-16 registration cycle is due to be filed with the Ethics Commission by May 15, 2015. This report covers activity for the period from January 1-April 30, 2015.
The activity report must be filed by all lobbyists regardless of whether they have any expenditures or activity to report. Blank reporting forms may be found by clicking
Report forms will be emailed to lobbyists during April. Failure to file activity reports by May 15 will result in a fine of $10.00 for each business day the report is late up to a maximum of $250.00. Completed forms will not be accepted via fax or email because they must contain the lobbyist’s original signature.
Questions may be directed to Kimberly Pickens at (304)558-0664 or at
--Three public hearings scheduled:
The Ethics Commission has scheduled public hearings during April and May against three public officials. To view the Statements of Charges and Notices of Hearings in these matters, click
--Current list of lobbyists:
The list of lobbyists who are currently with the Ethics Commission is available on this website by clicking
--Financial Disclosure Statements are due:
Public employees and officials who are required to complete Financial Disclosure Statements are reminded that their completed annual forms are past due.
For a copy of the form, click
Any questions may be directed to Ellen Briggs at (304)558-0664 or at
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