Ethics Guidance

Employees of the Executive Branch are subject to provisions of 5 C.F.R. Part 2635 which set forth Standards of Ethics Conduct. These standards and a summary thereof may be found via the following link to the United States Office of Government Ethics:

5 C.F.R. Part 2635: Standards of ethical conduct for employees of the executive branch

Conflicts of interest, which require an employee's disqualification from certain matters, can arise based upon the employee's financial interests or personal relationships.

The documents below contain additional information on conflicts of interest, disqualifications, and recusal.

 Word About Ethics (Textual Descriptions)
Ethics At A Glance (Graphical Depictions)