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 Statutes and Rules


Statutes relating to the West Virginia Ethics Commission

The Ethics Act - W. Va. Code Chapter 6B

Open Meetings Act -  W. Va. Code Chapter 6, Article 9A

Lobbying - W. Va. Code Chapter 6B, Article 3

Criminal provision - W. Va. Code § 61-10-15  (applies to certain county officials only)


Administrative Rules of the West Virginia Ethics Commission

Administrative Law Judge Code of Conduct:
Title 158 Series 13 ALJ Code of Conduct
Title 158 Series 05 ALJ Procedural Rules

Complaints & Hearings Procedural Rules:
Title 158 Series 16 Complaints, Probable Cause Review Board and Investigations
Title 158 Series 17 Hearings

Lobbying Rules
Title 158 Series 12 Lobbying
Title 158 Series 15 Lobbyist Compliance Audits

Other Ethics Commission Rules:
Title 158 Series 01  Confidentiality

Title 158 Series 03  Purchase, Sale or Lease of Personal Property

Title 158 Series 06 Private Gain

Title 158 Series 07 Gifts & Charitable Contributions

Title 158 Series 08 Interest in Public Contracts

Title 158 Series 11 Employment Exemptions

Title 158 Series 14 Filing of Verified Time Records

Title 158 Series 18 Ethics Training Requirements for Designated Public Officials 

Title 158 Series 19 WV Ethics Commission Procedures  

Title 158 Series 20 Forms



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