Ethics

Ethics Information:

 

The Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees, adopted by the Legislature as Part III of Chapter 112, Florida Statutes, contains standards of ethics conduct and disclosures applicable to public officers, employees, candidates, lobbyists, and others in Florida State and local government.

 

The “Sunshine Amendment”, adopted by Florida voters through a constitutional initiative in 1976 as Article II, Section 8, Florida Constitution, contains standards of ethical conduct and disclosures applicable to public officers and employees; it also requires the Legislature to adopt the code of ethics described above.

 

For more information, please visit the Florida Commission on Ethics website:

www.ethics.state.fl.us and select “Ethics Laws” in the side menu.