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Article I. General
2-156-005 Code of conduct.
2-156-015 Ethics pledge – When required.
2-156-017 Ethics officers.
Article II. Substantive Code of Conduct Provisions
Part 1. Duty to Report and Whistleblower Protection
2-156-018 Duty to report corrupt or unlawful activity.
2-156-019 Whistleblower protection.
2-156-020 Fiduciary duty.
Part 2. Conflicts of Interest and Improper Influence
2-156-030 Improper influence.
2-156-060 Unauthorized use of real or personal city property.
2-156-070 Use or disclosure of confidential information – Exceptions.
2-156-080 Conflicts of interest; appearance of impropriety.
2-156-090 Representation of other persons.
2-156-100 Post-employment restrictions on assistance and representation.
2-156-105 Post-employment restrictions on lobbying.
2-156-110 Interest in city business.
2-156-111 Prohibited conduct.
2-156-115 Time records for aldermanic staff.
2-156-120 Contract inducements.
2-156-130 Employment of relatives or domestic partners.
2-156-135 Prohibited political activities.
2-156-140 Solicitation or acceptance of political contributions and membership on political fundraising committees.
Part 3. Gifts and Other Favors
2-156-142 Offering, receiving and soliciting of gifts or favors.
2-156-143 Employee-to-employee gifts.
2-156-144 Disposition of improper gifts.
Part 4. Ethics Training
2-156-145 Ethics and sexual harassment education.
2-156-146 Lobbyist ethics education seminar.
2-156-148 Education program.
Part 5. Sexual Harassment
2-156-149 Sexual harassment by officials.
Article III. Financial Disclosure
2-156-150 Statements of financial interest.
2-156-160 Content of statements.
2-156-170 Form for statement of financial interests.
2-156-180 Filing of statements.
2-156-190 Failure to file statement by deadline.
2-156-200 Failure to file financial statements – Elected officials.
Article IV. Lobbyist Registration
2-156-210 Persons required to register.
2-156-220 Persons or entities not required to register.
2-156-230 Information required of registrants.
2-156-240 Amendment of registration statements.
2-156-245 Failure to register.
2-156-250 Reports of lobbying activities.
2-156-260 Inactive lobbyists.
2-156-270 Failure to file reports.
2-156-280 Termination of lobbying.
2-156-290 Access to information.
2-156-300 Contingent fees.
2-156-305 Retaining and employing lobbyists who have failed to register.
2-156-308 Duty to report persons who have failed to register.
2-156-309 Lobbyists holding elected office.
Article V. Board of Ethics
2-156-310 Appointment of members.
2-156-320 Political activities of board members and certain employees.
2-156-330 Chair and vice chair.
2-156-340 Removal of members.
2-156-380 Powers and duties.
2-156-385 Probable cause finding.
2-156-392 Hearing on the merits – Fines.
2-156-396 Request for reconsideration and appeal.
2-156-401 Disclosure of confidential information.
Article VI. Campaign Financing
2-156-425 Contributions on city property.
2-156-435 Anonymous and pseudonymous contributions.
2-156-445 Limitation of contributing to candidates and elected officials.
2-156-455 Cash contributions.
Article VII. Penalties for Violation
2-156-485 Other remedies.
2-156-495 Relationship to other laws.
2-156-500 Sanctions applicable to board of ethics.
2-156-505 Training and filing violations – Executive director's authority.
Article VIII. Miscellaneous
2-156-510 Invalid actions.
2-156-520 Access to list of current contractors.
2-156-530 Annual public hearing on ethics.