Committee on Ethics

Michael Conaway

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Tom Petri

2014/09/30

 Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee

on Ethics (Committee) determined on September 30, 2014, to release the following statement:

 

On July 2, 2014, the Committee on Ethics received a referral from the Office of

Congressional Ethics (OCE) regarding Representative Tom Petri. Pursuant to House Rule XI,

clause 3(b)(8)(A) and Committee Rule 17 A, the Chairman and Ranking Member jointly decided

on August 18, 2014, to extend the Committee's review of the matter. In order to gather

additional information necessary to complete its review, the Committee will review the matter

pursuant to Committee Rule 18(a). The Committee notes that the mere fact of conducting further

review of a referral, and any mandatory disclosure of such further review, does not itself indicate

that any violation has occurred, or reflect any judgment on behalf of the Committee.

 

In order to comply with Committee Rule 7 regarding confidentiality, out of fairness to all

respondents, and to assure the integrity of its work, the Committee will refrain from making

further public statements on this matter pending completion of its initial review.

 

Pursuant to Committee Rule 17 A, the Committee hereby publishes OCE's Report and

Findings relating to allegations against Representative Petri and Representative Petri 's

submission to the Committee.

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Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Paul Broun

2014/09/15

Pursuant to House Rule XI, clause 3(b)(8)(A), and Committee Rules 17A(b)(l)(A) and 17 A(c)(1), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Paul Broun, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on July 31, 2014. 

The Committee notes that the mere fact of a referral or an extension, and the mandatory disclosure of such an extension and the name of the subject of the matter, does not itself indicate that any violation has occurred, or reflect any judgment on behalf of the Committee. 

The Committee will announce its course of action in this matter on or before Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

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Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Allegations Relating to Representative Gwen Moore

2014/09/11

On September 11 , 2014, the Committee transmitted the attached Report to the House regarding the arrest of Representative Gwen Moore during a protest in West Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on September 4, 2014.

 

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Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Tom Petri

2014/08/18

Pursuant to House Rule XI, clause 3(b)(8)(A), and Committee Rules 17 A(b)(l)(A), and 17 A(c)(1), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Tom Petri, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on July 2, 2014. 

The Committee notes that the mere fact of a referral or an extension, and the mandatory disclosure of such an extension and the name of the subject of the matter, does not itself indicate that any violation has occurred, or reflect any judgment on behalf of the Committee. 

The Committee will announce its course of action in this matter on or before Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

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New Employee Ethics Training - DC Staff

2014/07/28

New employees who work in the Capitol Hill offices must attend a live ethics training briefing.

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New Employee Ethics Training - DC Staff

2014/07/28

New employees who work in the Capitol Hill offices must attend a live ethics training briefing.

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New Employee Ethics Training - DC Staff

2014/07/28

New employees who work in the Capitol Hill offices must attend a live ethics training briefing.

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New Employee Ethics Training - DC Staff

2014/07/28

New employees who work in the Capitol Hill offices must attend a live ethics training briefing.

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New Employee Ethics Training - DC Staff

2014/07/28

New employees who work in the Capitol Hill offices must attend a live ethics training briefing.

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Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Ed Whitfield

2014/07/25

Pursuant to House Rule XI, clause 3(b)(8)(A), and Committee Rules 17 A(b)(l)(A), 17A(c)(l), and 17AU), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Ed Whitfield, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on June 10, 2014.

The Committee notes that the mere fact of a referral or an extension, and the mandatory disclosure of such an extension and the name of the subject of the matter, does not itself indicate that any violation has occurred, or reflect any judgment on behalf of the Committee.

The Committee will announce its course of action in this matter on or before Monday, November 10, 2014.

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Membership

Susan Brooks

INDIANA's 5th DISTRICT

Michael Conaway

TEXAS' 11th DISTRICT

Charlie Dent

PENNSYLVANIA's 15th DISTRICT

Trey Gowdy

SOUTH CAROLINA's 4th DISTRICT

Patrick Meehan

PENNSYLVANIA's 7th DISTRICT