PA-12-03: Ethics Agreement Compliance

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March 1, 2012


TO:           Designated Agency Ethics Officials
                Alternate Designated Agency Ethics Officials

FROM:      Rashmi Bartlett
               Associate Director for Program Reviews

SUBJECT: PROCEDURAL UPDATE FOR Reporting Ethics Agreement Compliance Under 5 U.S.C. app. § 110

The United States Office of Government Ethics (OGE) is implementing a new process by which agencies can forward compliance documentation for ethics agreements. Agencies who are forwarding compliance documentation to OGE must submit via email to

This new method will enhance the efficiency of ensuring PAS nominee compliance with ethics agreements as required by 5 U.S.C. app. § 110.

Please contact me at (202) 482-9317 or by email at if you have any questions.