Legal Advisories

The Legal Advisories page contains the DAEOgrams on substantive ethics issues published by OGE from 1992 to 2010, the Advisory Opinions published by OGE from 1979 to 2010, and the Legal Advisories, which OGE began publishing in 2011.

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May 19, 1999

DO-99-024: Effect of Supreme Court Decision in United States v. Sun-Diamond Growers

The decision in the Sun-Diamond case does not disturb the noncriminal prohibitions on gifts found at 5 U.S.C. ยง 7353 or the Standards of Ethical Conduct for executive branch employees at 5 C.F.R. part 2635.

October 28, 1998

98x17: Marketing Incentives Offered in Connection with Government Purchases

Employees were precluded from retaining purchase incentives, for personal use, from vendor in connection with official agency purchases.

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