October 3, 2023 •
Alabama to propose revisions to ethics laws
Matt Simpson, Chair of the Alabama House Ethics and Campaign Finance Committee, is expected to propose changes to the state’s ethics law during the next legislative session.
Changes will include clarification to the definition of lobbyist principal for purposes of gift rules.
Additionally, clarification is expected for how to determine what is a conflict of interest for officials.
The aim of these changes is to help public employees and officials avoid unintentional violations of the law.
The committee’s next meeting is on October 26.
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