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2008 House Bill 6499: Require local government “ethics boards”
Introduced by Rep. Marc Corriveau (D) on September 24, 2008
To require local government “ethics boards,” which would receive complaints concerning alleged unethical conduct by a public officer or employee from any person or entity, inquire into the circumstances, and make recommendations concerning individual cases to the appropriate enforcement authority. The bill amends a state law that provides penalties for bribery, conflict of interest, and related violations by officials.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on September 24, 2008
Amendment offered by Rep. Marc Corriveau (D) on November 13, 2008
To expand to local an exception that allows a public officer to accept a gift that is for the state, to also apply to gifts to local political subdivisions.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on November 13, 2008
Received in the Senate on December 2, 2008
Referred to the Senate Local, Urban, & State Affairs Committee on December 2, 2008

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