Proposed Lobbyist Gift Ban Rule

On September 13, 2011, OGE issued in the Federal Register a proposed rule that would implement the lobbyist gift ban in Executive Order 13490 for all executive branch employees by imposing limits on the use of gift exceptions when a gift is from a registered lobbyist or lobbying organization.

The comment period is now closed.

Comments on the proposed rule are available online. Comments were posted within a few days after receipt. All comments have now been posted.

Proposed Rules and Comments 

Posted on December 16, 2011