Bill Status of HB3609 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: EIG-PUBLIC STATEMENTS
Rep. Fred Crespo
| 3/10/2023||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that an Executive Inspector General may issue public statements when an investigation, audit, or review concerns inefficient or wasteful management, or when the Executive Inspector General concludes its investigation and finds reasonable cause to believe that a violation has occurred and the Executive Inspector General believes that a complaint concerning the investigation should not be filed by the Attorney General with the Executive Ethics Commission. Provides that public statements shall summarize the nature of the allegation or complaint, the specific violations found based on reasonable cause, and the Executive Inspector General's recommendations for discipline or other corrective measures. Provides that before issuing a public statement, the Executive Inspector General shall share the public statement with the agency head and ultimate jurisdictional authority affected by the investigation and allow the agency head and ultimate jurisdictional authority affected by the investigation a period of 10 business days to provide the Executive Inspector General with a response to the proposed public statement. Effective immediately.