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(f) Notwithstanding paragraph (e) of this section, a special Government employee shall be allowed the same latitude as is authorized for regular Government employees by $ 1300.735–14(b).
(g) Attention of special Government employees is directed to the provisions of $ 1300.735-3, making the provisions of this part generally applicable to their activities. $ 1300.735–24 Reporting of employ
ment and financial interests—regu
lar Government employees. (a) Not later than 90 days after the effective date of this part, an employee designated in paragraph (d) of this section shall submit a statement, on a form made available by the Personnel Office, setting forth the information specified hereafter in this section. Such statements shall be submitted to the head of the ofice or division concerned, except that heads of offices and divisions and employees in the Office of the Director shall submit such statements to the Deputy Director or such other official as the Deputy Director may designate.
(1) A list of the names of all corporations, companies, firms, or other business enterprises, partnerships, nonprofit organizations, and educational or other institutions with or in which he, his spouse, minor child, or other member of his immediate household has
(i) Any connection as an employee, officer, owner, director, member, trustee, partner, adviser, or consultant; or
(ii) Any continuing financial interest, through a pension or retirement plan, shared income, or other arrangement as a result of any current or prior employment or business or professional association; or
(iii) Any financial interest (except those described in paragraph (c) of $ 1300.735–9) through the ownership of stock, stock options, bonds, securities, or other arrangements including trusts. (“Shares" in savings and loan associations which are in the nature of savings deposits need not be reported under this section.)
(2) A list of the names of his creditors and the creditors of his spouse, minor child, or other member of his immediate household, other than those creditors to whom they may be indebted by reason of a mortgage on property which he occupies as a personal residence or to
whom they may be indebted for current and ordinary household and living expenses such as those incurred for household furnishings, an automobile, education, vacations, or the like.
(3) A list of his interests and those of his spouse, minor child, or other member of his immediate household in real property or rights in lands, other than property which he occupies as a personal residence.
(b) For the purpose of this section "member of his immediate household" means a full-time resident of the employee's household who is related to him by blood.
(c) Each employee designated in paragraph (d) of this section who enters on duty after the effective date of this part shall submit such statement not later than 30 days after the date of his entrance on duty, but not earlier than 90 days after the effective date of this part.
(d) Statements of employment and financial interests are required of the following:
(1) Employees listed in the Executive Schedule, except a Presidential appointee required to file a statement of financial interests under section 401 of Executive Order No. 11222 of May 8, 1965.
(2) Employees in classified positions of grade GS-15 or above.
(e) Changes in, or additions to, the information contained in an employee's statement of employment and financial interests shall be reported in a supplementary statement as of June 30 each year. If no changes or additions occur, a negative report is required. Notwithstanding the filing of the annual report required by this section, each employee shall at all times avoid acquiring a financial interest that could result, or taking an action that would result, in a violation of the conflicts-of-interest provisions of section 208 of title 18, United States Code, or of the regulations in this Part 1300.
(f) If any information required to be included on a statement of employment and financial interests or supplementary statement, including holdings placed in trust, is not known to the employee but ployee shall request that other person to is known to another person, the emsubmit the information in his behalf.
(g) Paragraph (a) of this section does not require an employee to submit any information relating to his connection with, or interest in, & professional society or a charitable, religious, social, fraternal, recreational, public service, civic, or political organization or a simUlar organization not conducted as a business enterprise. For the purpose of this section, educational and other institutions doing research and development or related work involving grants of money from or contracts with the Government are deemed "business enterprises” and are required to be included in an employee's statement of employment and financial interests.
(h) The Office shall hold each statement of employment and financial interests in confidence. The official to whom any such statement is submitted shall transmit it to the Director of Administration with appropriate notation of any indication of a conflict of interest. The Director of Administration shall retain such statements in confidence and shall not allow access to, or allow information to be disclosed from, any such statement except as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this part. The Office may not disclose information from a statement except as the Civil Service Commission or the Director may determine for good cause shown.
(1) The statements of employment and financial interests and supplementary statements required of employees are in addition to, and not in substitution for, or in derogation of, any similar requirement imposed by law, order, or regulation. The submission of a statement by an employee does not permit him or any other person to participate in a matter in which his or the the other person's participation is prohibited by law, order, or regulation.
(j) This section does not apply to special Government employees, who are subject to the provisions of g 1300.735-25.
(k) Employees in positions that meet the criteria in paragraph (d) (2) may be excluded from the reporting requirement when the Director determines that (1) the duties of a position are such that the likelihood of the incumbent's involvement in a conflicts-of-interest situation is remote; or (2) the duties of a position are at such a level of responsibility that the submission of a statement of employment and financial interests is not necessary because of the degree of supervision and review over the incumbent or
the inconsequential effect on the integrity of the Government. Application for such a determination shall be made in writing to the Director through the head of the employee's office or division, except that employees in the Office of the Director shall make such applications through the Deputy Director.
(1) The Office's grievance procedure is available for review of a complaint by an employee that his position has been improperly included under paragraph (d) of this section as one requiring submission of a statement of employment and financial interests. § 1300.735-25 Reporting of employ.
ment and financial interests special
Government employees. (a) A special Government employee shall submit to the Personnel Ofice a statement of employment and financial interests which reports (1) all current Federal Goverment employment, (2) the names of all corporations, companies, firms, State or local governmental organizations, research organizations, and educational or other institutions in or for which he is an employee, oficer, member, owner, trustee, director, adviser, or consultant, with or without compensation, (3) the names of all corporations in which he holds stocks or bonds, and (4) the names of all partnerships in which he is engaged.
(b) A statement required under this section shall be submitted at the time of employment on & form supplied by the Personnel Office and shall be kept current throughout the term of a special Government employee's service with the Ofice. A supplementary statement shall be submitted at the time of any reappointment; & negative report will suffice if no changes have occurred since the submission of the last previous statement. & 1300.735–26 Reviewing statements of
financial interests. (a) The Director of Administration shall review the statements required by $$ 1300.735–24 and 1300.735–25 to determine whether there exists a conflict, or appearance of conflict, between the interests of the employee or special Government employee concerned and che performance of his service for the Government. If the Director of Administration determines that such a coniict,
or appearance of conflict exists, he shall provide the employee with an opportunity to explain the conflict or appearance of conflict. I he concludes that remedial action should be taken, he shall refer the statement to the Director, through the Counselor for the Office designated pursuant to $ 1300.735–6, with his recommendation for such action. The Director, after consideration of the employee's explanation and such investigation as he deems appropriate, shall direct appropriate remedial action If he deems it necessary.
(b) Remedial action pursuant to paragraph (a) of this section may include, but is not limited to:
(1) Changes in assigned duties.
(2) Divestment by the employee of his conflicting interest.
(3) Disqualification for a particular action.
(4) Exemption pursuant to paragraph (b) of $ 1300.735–9 or paragraph (d) of f 1300.735–12. (5) Disciplinary action.
APPENDIX A HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 178, 88TH
CONGRESS, 2D SESSION Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That it is the sense of the Congress that the following Code of Ethics should be adhered to by all Government employees, including oficeholders:
CODE OF ETHICS FOR GOVERNMENT SERVICE
1. Put loyalty to the highest moral principles and to country above loyalty to persons, party or Government department.
2. Uphold the Constitution, laws, and legal regulations of the United States and of all governments therein and never be a party to their evasion.
3. Give a full day's labor for a full day's pay; giving to the performance of his duties his earnest effort and best thought.
4. Seek to find and employ more efficient and economical ways of getting tasks accomplished.
5. Never discriminate unfairly by the dispansing of special favors or privileges to anyone, whether for remuneration or not; and never accept, for himsell or his family, favors or benefits under circumstances which might be construed by reasonable persons as influencing the performance of his governmental duties.
6. Make no private promises of any kind binding upon the duties of ofice, since a Government employez has no private word which can be binding on public duty.
7. Engage in no business with the Goverament, either directly or indirectly, which is inconsistent with the conscientious performance of his governmental duties.
8. Never use any information coming to him confidentially in the performance of governmental duties as a means for making private profit.
9. Expose corruption wherever discovered.
10. Uphold these principles, ever conscious that public office is a public trust.
CHAPTER V—THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS EMPLOYEES LOYALTY BOARD
Operations of the International Organizations Employees Loyalty Board.
PART 1501-OPERATIONS OF THE
1501.1 Name. 1501.2 Officers. 1501.3 Duties of officers. 1501.4 Hearings. 1501.5 Panels of the Board. 1501.6 Quorum. 1501.7 Authority and responsibility of the
Board. 1501.8 Grounds for determination of the
Board. 1501.9 Cases reviewable by the Board. 1501.10 Consideration of reports of investi
gation. 1501.11 Consideration of complete file be
fore hearing. 1501.12 Obtaining further information. 1501.13 Conduct of hearings. 1501.14 Decision of the Board. 1501.15 Transmission of determination to
the Secretary of State. 1501.16 Notification of individual concerned.
AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part 1501 issued under E.O. 10422, as amended; 8 CFR, 1949–1953 Comp.
SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 1501 appear at 18 F.R. 6371, Oct. 7, 1953, unless otherwise noted. $ 1501.1 Name.
This Board shall be known as the International Organizations Employees Loyalty Board, and any reference to the “Board" in this part shall mean such International Organizations Employees Loyalty Board. $ 1501.2 Officers.
The officers of the Board shall consist of a chairman, a vice-chairman to be
designated by the chairman, and an executive secretary to be appointed by the Board. $ 1501.3 Duties of officers.
(a) The Chairman. The chairman shall perform all the duties usually pertaining to the office of chairman, including presiding at Board meetings, supervising the administrative work of the Board, and conducting its correspondence. He shall be authorized to call special meetings of the Board, when in his judgment, such meetings are necessary and shall call such meetings at the written request of three members of the Board. The time and place of such meetings shall be fixed by the chairman. The chairman shall constitute such panels of the Board as may be necessary or desirable to render advisory determinations and to conduct nearings, and he is authorized to appoint such committees as from time to time may be required to handle the work of the Board. The chairman may request the vice-chairman to assume the duties of the chairman in the event of the absence of the chairman or his inability to act.
(b) The Vice-Chairman. The duties of the vice-chairman, when acting in the place of the chairman, shall be the same as the duties of the chairman
(c) The Executive-Secretary. The executive-secretary shall perform all of the duties customarily performed by an executive-secretary. He shall have immediate charge of the administrative duties of the Board under the direction of the chairman and shall have general responsibility for advising and assisting