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.
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 email@example.com 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.
|March 16, 2021||Regular Meeting||9:00 a.m.||See meeting agenda for location information.|
|April 20, 2021||Regular Meeting||9:00 a.m.||TBA|
|May 18, 2021||Regular Meeting||9:00 a.m.||TBA|
|June 15, 2021||Regular Meeting||9:00 a.m.||TBA|
|July 20, 2021||Regular Meeting||9:00 a.m.||TBA|
|August 17, 2021||Regular Meeting||9:00 a.m.||TBA|
|September 21, 2021||Regular Meeting||9:00 a.m.||TBA|
|October 19, 2021||Regular Meeting||9:00 a.m.||TBA|
|November 16, 2021||Regular Meeting||9:00 a.m.||TBA|
|December 21, 2021||Regular Meeting||9:00 a.m.||TBA|
At this time, the IEC is conducting business remotely by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and telephone (720.625.5697). Business conducted through U.S. Mail or other mail or package carrier will be delayed and the IEC encourages the use of email whenever possible. IEC meetings will be conducted telephonically or by web conference unless otherwise indicated--see meeting agenda notices for specific information.
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