The Independent Ethics Commission (IEC) is a constitutionally created independent commission and is charged with the implementation of Article XXIX of the Colorado Constitution. The purpose of the IEC is to give advice and guidance on ethics issues arising under Article XXIX of the Colorado Constitution and any other standards of conduct or reporting requirements as provided by law; and to hear complaints, issue findings, and assess penalties and sanctions where appropriate.  The Commission has jurisdiction over all State executive and legislative branch elected officials and employees; the Commission also has jurisdiction over local officials and employees, unless a county or municipality is a home-rule entity that has adopted charters, ordinances, or resolutions that address the matters covered by Article XXIX.  The Commission does not have jurisdiction over judges or employees of the judicial branch. See the IEC's Frequently Asked Questions for more information about the Commission's jurisdiction.

Scheduled Meetings

Meetings of the Independent Ethics Commission are open to the public.  If you wish to attend a meeting but cannot do so in-person, the Commission will make every effort to accommodate a request for telephonic participation.  Please email iecinfo@state.co.us for more information.
Advisory Opinion or Letter Ruling requests and other materials must be submitted to the Independent Ethics Commission at least ten (10) days prior to the next scheduled meeting.


Date Type Time Location
May 16, 2023 Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled
June 20, 2023 Regular Meeting 9:30 a.m. TBA
July 18, 2023 Regular Meeting 9:30 a.m. TBA
August 15, 2023 Regular Meeting 9:30 a.m. TBA
September 19, 2023 Regular Meeting 9:30 a.m. TBA
October 17, 2023 Regular Meeting 9:30 a.m. TBA
November 21, 2023 Regular Meeting 9:30 a.m. TBA
December 19, 2023 Regular Meeting; 9:30 a.m. TBA



Adjustment to the Gift Ban Dollar Limit

Pursuant to the requirements of Colo. Const. art. XXIX, the Independent Ethics Commission announced its adjustment to the gift ban dollar limit in Position Statement 23-01, in which the dollar limit was adjusted to $75.00.


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