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How to File a Complaint

Posted By gaethics On April 14, 2011 @ 3:56 pm In Enforcement Questions | Comments Disabled

How to File a Complaint

All complaints to be considered by the Commission shall be filed in writing with the Commission via U.S. Mail and shall contain the following:

  • The name and address of the person or persons who file the complaint.
  • The sworn verification and signature of the complainant.
  • The name and address of the party or parties against whom the complaint is filed, and if any such party is a candidate, the office being sought.
  • A clear and concise statement of the facts upon which the complaint is based along with an allegation that such facts constitute one or more violations of law under the jurisdiction of the Commission.
  • A general reference to the statutory provision(s) of the Ethics in Government Act, Vendor Gift Disclosure Law, Commission Rule, or any other statute within the jurisdiction of the Commission allegedly violated.
  • Any further information which might support the allegations in the complaint including, but not limited to: the name and address of all other persons who have firsthand knowledge of the facts alleged in the complaint; and any documentary evidence that supports the facts alleged in the complaint. However, it is not necessary to send the Commission copies of disclosure reports that are maintained by the Commission.

 

Commission Complaint Form [1]

 

 


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