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Ethics Liaison and Compliance Officers

Welcome! 

As the Ethics Liaison or Compliance Officer for your agency your role is to work with the Office of State Ethics, to coordinate and facilitate the development of ethics policies for your agency; to provide access to education and training; to update and maintain the Statement of Financial Interests filers list and to foster communication between the Office of State Ethics and your agency employees.

Agency Ethics Liaisons

Agency Ethics Guide:  Ethics Liaisons and Compliance Officers

List of Ethics Liaisons and Compliance Officers

Duties and Responsibilities

Section 1-101rr of the Connecticut General Statutes

 

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Documentation from Governor Lamont’s Office to Agency Ethics Liaisons 

Before accepting employment with the state, individuals must be made aware of the Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees, so that they will understand their general ethical duties as a state employee or public official. Therefore, during the interview process, each person must be given a summary of the State Code of Ethics and an ethics statement by the hiring agency. Furthermore, each new employee must also sign a statement acknowledging receipt of such summary, and agree to comply with the requirements of the state ethics laws. Provided below is the letter from Governor Lamont that should be provided to each potential employee, the Public Officials and State Employees Guide to the Code of Ethics and a receipt acknowledgement form. 

 

Public Officials and State Employees Guide to the Code of Ethics

Letter from Governor Lamont 

Receipt of Code of Ethics Acknowledgement Form

 

 

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2019 Agency Results

2019 Statements of Financial Interests - Agency Results

Congratulations!  This year 81% of our Agencies, Offices, Commissions and Quasi-Public Agencies achieved 100% timely compliance.  Forty-eight agencies or 75% of those agencies earned the distinction of not only achieving 100% timely compliance but also had 100% submit filings electronically. On July 1, 2020, the Office of State Ethics had 98% of the required filers in compliance with the filing deadline and 98% filed electronically. Kudos!

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