United States Office of Government Ethics, Preventing Conflicts of Interest in the Executive Branch

Dates and Deadlines

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. Below are upcoming dates. For all dates & deadlines visit All Dates and Deadlines

2019 Schedule of Important Ethics Dates (Updated 5.16.19)pdf

2018 Schedule of Important Ethics Datespdf

2017 Schedule of Dates and Deadlinespdf


The April 1, 2019– September 30, 2019 period for reporting payments of travel accepted from non-Federal sources ends today. Agencies should begin to prepare their 1353 travel reports. Agencies may use either the OGE Form 1353 or the Standard Form (SF) 326. (31 U.S.C. § 1353(d)(2)(C))


By today, OGE generally expects agencies to finalize work and transmit to OGE the 2019 public financial disclosure reports of PAS, DAEO, and other persons whose reports are required to be forwarded to OGE for review and certification.


Only 61 days remain in the financial disclosure calendar year. Remember that employees need to serve in a position for 61 days or more to file an annual financial disclosure report. (5 CFR § 2634.204(a), 5 CFR § 2634.903(a))


Today marks the end of the annual public financial disclosure reporting period, except for the reporting periods for “Agreements and Arrangements” and “Positions Held Outside the U.S. Government,” which continue up to the date of filing. (5 CFR § 2634.308(a))


Today marks the end of the annual confidential financial disclosure reporting period. (5 CFR § 2634.908(a))