Public Disclosures

February 6, 2013 - OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Bill Owens
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Bill Owens (PDF 2.5MB)On August 30, 2012, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Representative Bill Owens.Nature of ReviewRepresentative Owens may have...Read more...

February 6, 2013 - OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Aaron Schock
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Aaron Schock (PDF 38MB)On August 30, 2012, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Aaron Schock.Nature of ReviewIn March 2012, Representative...Read more...

January 29, 2013 - OCE Fourth Quarter 2012 Report
OCE Fourth Quarter 2012 Report (PDF 63KB)Above is a statistical summary of the actions of the Board of the OCE in the 112th Congress.1 Subjects of two additional preliminary reviews resigned and were no longer subject to Board or Committee...Read more...

Press Advisories

January 29, 2013 - OCE Released Fourth Quarter 2012 Report
The OCE released today a report of its activities in the fourth quarter of 2012.Click here for the Press Advisory (PDF 54KB)Click here for the Quarterly Report (PDF 63KB)...Read more...

October 31, 2012 - OCE Released Third Quarter 2012 Report
The OCE released today a report of its activities in the third quarter of 2012.Click here for the Press Advisory (PDF 54KB)Click here for the Quarterly Report (PDF 64KB)...Read more...

July 26, 2012 - OCE Released Second Quarter 2012 Report
The OCE Released today a report of its activities in the second quarter of 2012.Click here for the Press Advisory (PDF 54KB)Click here for the Quarterly Report (PDF 61KB)...Read more...

Recent Blog Entries

Q&A; with the OCE
Last week we invited the public, via social media, to ask questions about how the OCE functions. Today, we've compiled the answers. Thanks to everyone for the thoughtful questions. We plan to make this a regular installment on the blog,...Read more...

How does the OCE start an investigation?
An OCE investigation begins when at least two members of the OCE Board request, in writing, that the staff look into a matter. Information about alleged violations comes to the Board from multiple sources. OCE Board members and members of...Read more...

OCE in the News
Washington Times article profiles the OCE and its role in the House ethics process....Read more...

Last Updated Wednesday, February 6, 2013