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HHS 2017 Ethics Calendar

Hatch Act Guidance Concerning the President's Status as a Candidate
             2017 Pres Candidate Guidance
             Hatch Act FAQ

017 Rates of Basic Pay and Post-Employment Notification Requirement
             2017 Rates of Basic Pay and Post-Employment Notification

Executive Order 13756

Sample 2017 Notice for Members of the SES

STOCK Act Notification Requirement Reminder PA-16-10 Dated Dec 15, 2016 (Fillable pdf format)

OGE 2017 Schedule of Dates and Deadlines

Holiday Gifts Memo
The Office of the General Counsel, Ethics Division has issued its updated Summary of Holiday Season Gift Rules covering parties, social events, and charitable fundraising. View their Holiday Season Poem.

Ethics Job Announcement Procedures: To get the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) to send out a job announcement email contact Kaneisha T. Cunningham at ktcunnin@oge.gov

To get the announcement posted on the Interagency Ethics Council (IEC) Web Pages http://www.iecjournal.org/iec/ and  http://www.iecjournal.org/iec/job_announcements/ site Submit items to be posted to Alice Bartek-Santiagoat abarteksantiago@ftc.gov; (202) 326-2191. 

6/3/2016: The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) is pleased to announce the release of a one-page reference guide on Certificates of Divestiture (CD). This guide is designed for employees, but will also assist ethics officials in navigating the CD process, thereby reducing recurring questions and increasing efficiency.

For more information, please see Program Advisory PA-16-04, dated June 3, 2016, https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/Program%20Management%20Advisories/A949E4FD89C07BA085257FC7006E343D/$FILE/PA-16-04.pdf?open

4/27/2016: The U.S. Office of Government Ethics 2016 Schedule of Important Ethics Dates is a document contains a month-by-month listing of deadlines and reminders for agency ethics officials for the upcoming calendar year. You may access the 2016 Schedule of Important Ethics Dates at https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/Dates%20and%20Deadlines/6ADF23EAF7B3BD7A85257F1D006BDD52/$FILE/2016%20Calendar%20Final%20(modified).pdf?open

4/21/2016: OGE Issues Program Advisory on Deadlines and Procedures for Annual Public Financial Disclosure Reports Required to be Filed with OGE. For more information, please see Program Advisory PA-16-01 dated April 21, 2016, https://www2.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/Program%20Management%20Advisories/1E5C306D8E47492A85257F9C006BB898/$FILE/Program%20Advisory%20PA-16-01.pdf?open

12/23/15: New ethics procedural documents released regarding Processing and Reviewing Requests to Participate in a Leadership Position of an Outside Organization as an Official Duty Activity. See Procedure and NIH Ethics Analysis Worksheet here

11/24/15: 2015 Holiday Season Gift Rules: OGC summary of rules for gifts between employees, from outside sources, and for attendance at parties, social events,and charitable fundraising (PDF, 11 pages).

Holiday Poem - "An Ethical Holiday Season" (PDF, 2 pages).

11/23/15: The 2015 Annual Ethics Training is now available (Required for all Federal employees). Additional training may be found on the training page.

10/02/15: View the updated Employee, Supervisor, and Ethics Official instructions for the HHS-717-1.

07/20/15: View the Blanket Official Duty Activity Guidance and NEW Blanket ODA Template.

03/10/15: March 15, 2015 marks the start of the "NCAA March Madness" tournament. Visit these reminders concerning March Madness and Gambling and Viewing Playoff Games in the Federal Workplace.

02/26/15: The DEC Annual Workshop will be held Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in the Lister Hill Audiotorium, NIH (Building 38A).

02/01/15: Visit the forms page to review submission deadlines for ethics actions requiring NEO review.

01/28/15: An updated form HHS-697, Foreign Activities Questionnaire (12/14) has been posted on the HHS Intranet.

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12/03/14: The 2015 Ethics Calendar from OGC is now available (PDF, 15 pages).

12/02/14: The DEC/EC meeting schedule and NEAC meeting dates have been updated for 2015.

12/01/14: The U.S. Office of Government Ethics has issued the 2015 Schedule of Important Ethics Dates. This document contains a month-by-month listing of deadlines and reminders for agency ethics officials for the upcoming calendar year. You may access the 2015 Schedule of Important Ethics Dates at http://www.oge.gov/Program-Management/Dates-and-Deadlines/Dates-and-Deadlines/.

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New Employee Ethics Orientation: All regular Government employees new to the NIH are required to complete this module within 90 days of beginning work at the NIH.

Keep up to date with the "What's New in Ethics at the NIH" and the HHS Office of the General Counsel, Ethics Division "What's New" page (HHS intranet).

Former 'In the Spotlight' items.

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