Ethics: Public Information

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Legal Opinions, Rulings and Enforcement Actions
 Advisory Opinions
Any person subject to the Code of Ethics for Public Officials or the Code of Ethics for Lobbyists has the right to request an advisory opinion.  Until amended or revoked, these opinions are binding and, if relied upon in good faith by the requestor, constitute an absolute defense to a criminal allegation of a Code violation.
Declaratory Rulings

Declaratory Rulings are formal opinions, interpreting the Codes of Ethics, that are issued by the Citizen’s Ethics Advisory Board upon the request of any person who is not subject to the Codes of Ethics. 


 Enforcement Actions

Alleged Violations of the Codes of Ethics by Public Officials or Lobbyists

Complaints Under General Statutes Sections 1-82 or 1-93

 Summaries - 1979 to Present


Actions Under the UAPA for Alleged Violations of the Code of Ethics for Public Officials

 Summaries - 2007 to Present
Actions Under the UAPA for Alleged Violations of the Code of Ethics for Lobbyists
 Summaries - 2007 to Present
2014 UAPA Hearing Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings be held at the Office of State Ethics

18-20 Trinity Street, Hartford, CT 06106.  Refer to the Notice of Hearing for assigned floor/conference room.


Hearing Date

Notice of Hearing

Thursday, January 23, 2014


Thursday, February 20, 2014


Thursday, March 20, 2014


Thursday, April 10, 2014


Thursday, May 15, 2014


Thursday, June 26, 2014


Thursday, July 24, 2014


Thursday, September 11, 2014


Thursday, October 16, 2014


Thursday, November 13, 2014



2014 Confidential Probable Cause Hearings


Confidential Hearing

Notice of Hearing

Tuesday, March 4, 2014





Court Decisions
 Appellate Court Decision
    Argued November 14, 2012—officially released February 13, 2013
 Supreme Court Court Decision
    Argued March 21, 2012—officially released May 8, 2012


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