July 5, 2016 •
Frederick County, MD Ethics Commission Seeks to Revise Standard Operating Procedures
The Frederick County Ethics Commission is working to revise its standard ethics procedures and will accept comments and suggestions via email through July 27, 2016.
The following items are among the proposed changes: to establish standard procedures for filing ethics complaints; adopting a process for investigating complaints, including outlining appropriate behavior for commission members during this process; adding provisions for the issuance and enforcement of subpoenas; developing procedures for reconsidering or revising advisory opinions; and requiring annual training in ethics law for all public officials and their employees.
The commission will vote on the revised procedures on August 10.
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