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Notice of Intent to Adopt a Rule
LSA Document #12-523

Under IC 4-22-2-23, the State Ethics Commission intends to adopt a rule concerning the following:

OVERVIEW: Amends 40 IAC 2-1-1 regarding the name of the rule. Amends 40 IAC 2-1-3 regarding the purpose of the rule. Amends 40 IAC 2-1-4 regarding rule definitions. Amends 40 IAC 2-1-5.5 regarding ethics education. Amends 40 IAC 2-1-6 regarding acceptable gifts, favors, services, entertainment, food, drink, and honoraria. Amends 40 IAC 2-1-7.1 regarding political activity. Amends 40 IAC 2-1-8 regarding moonlighting. Amends 40 IAC 2-1-9 regarding conflict of interest and prohibitions. Amends 40 IAC 2-2-1 regarding the procedure for advisory opinions. Amends 40 IAC 2-2-2 regarding appeals from advisory opinions. Amends 40 IAC 2-2-3 regarding failure to comply and investigation. Amends 40 IAC 2-2-4 regarding advisory opinions signed by the director. Amends 40 IAC 2-2-5 regarding others providing information. Amends 40 IAC 2-2-6 regarding the public record. Amends 40 IAC 2-3-2 regarding investigations. Amends 40 IAC 2-3-3 regarding agreed settlements. Amends 40 IAC 2-3-4 regarding public hearings. Repeals 40 IAC 2-3-5 regarding service. Repeals 40 IAC 2-3-6 regarding form of pleadings. Repeals 40 IAC 2-3- 7 regarding witness expenses. Repeals 40 IAC 2-3-8 regarding subpoenas. Repeals 40 IAC 2-4-2 regarding financial disclosures. Adds 40 IAC 2-4.5-1 regarding fines. Amends 40 IAC 2-5-1 regarding notice of meetings and agendas. Amends 40 IAC 2-5-3 regarding meeting by telephone and other communications media technology. Effective 30 days after filing with the Publisher. Statutory authority: IC 4-2-6-4.

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator for this rule is:
Cynthia Carrasco, Executive Director
State Ethics Commission
315 West Ohio Street, Room 104
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 232-3850

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Ombudsman designated by IC 5-28-17-5 is:
Eric P. Shields
Indiana Economic Development Corporation
One North Capitol, Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 234-3997
Resources available to regulated entities through the small business ombudsman include the ombudsman's duties stated in IC 5-28-17-5, specifically IC 5-28-17-5(9), investigating and attempting to resolve any matter regarding compliance by a small business with a law, rule, or policy administered by a state agency, either as a party to a proceeding or as a mediator.

Posted: 09/12/2012 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20120912-IR-040120523NIA
Composed: Feb 11,2016 5:58:48AM EST
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