The U.S. Office of Government Ethics created the schedule of important ethics dates to remind executive branch agency ethics officials of important dates and deadlines throughout the year.
Link to PDF of 2014 Important Ethics Dates
An updated list of Presidential appointees confirmed by the Senate (PAS), Designated Agency Ethics Officials (DAEO), and other persons whose Public Financial Disclosure reports are required to be forwarded to OGE for review and certification. Please submit your updated list to email@example.com. (5 CFR § 2638.601)
Due to OGE
All annual Public Financial Disclosure reports are due today, unless the filer has been granted an extension. Remember to document the extension on the cover page of the report. (5 CFR § 2634.201(a))
Due to Agency Ethics Official
All annual Confidential Financial Disclosure reports from filers granted 90-day extensions. (5 CFR § 2634.903(d))
A list of extensions granted, and the length thereof, to PAS, DAEO, and other persons whose Public Financial Disclosure reports are required to be forwarded to OGE for review and certification. Agencies should continue to forward to OGE any extensions granted to PAS, DAEO, and other filers whose reports are required to be reviewed and certified by OGE. Please submit lists to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 1353 travel report for payments of travel accepted from non-Federal sources is due today. Agencies must submit either a positive or a negative report. The 1353 travel report should cover the period of October 1, 2013 – March 31, 2014. Please submit reports to email@example.com. (31 U.S.C. § 1353(d)(2)(B))
The late filing fee now applies to annual Public Financial Disclosure filers who did not submit their reports to agency ethics officials, unless the filer has been granted an extension. Remember, checks should be made payable to the U.S. Treasury. (5 CFR § 2634.704)
All annual Public Financial Disclosure reports from filers granted first 45-day extensions. (5 CFR § 2634.201(f))
Today is the last day for filers to request an additional 45-day extension to the Public Financial Disclosure deadline. Remember to document the extension on the cover page of the report. (5 CFR §2634.201(f))
Agencies must submit a letter stating whether components currently designated should remain designated for purposes of 18 U.S.C. § 207(c). Agencies need not reply if their department or agency currently has no designated components and they do not wish to request the designation of any component. (5 CFR § 2641.302(e)(2))
Unless further information is required, Public Financial Disclosure reports that were submitted by the May 15 deadline should be certified by the agency. (5 CFR § 2634.605(a))