Ethics and Compliance Activity
The CDC/ATSDR Ethics and Compliance Activity (ECA) staff provides services and assistance on ethics related activities. The (ECA) is specifically responsible for:
- Interpreting standards of conduct regulations
- Reviewing financial disclosure reports
- Offering ethics training and counseling services to help employees avoid ethics violations
Non-federal personnel on assignment to federal agencies are subject to a number of provisions of law governing the ethical and other conduct of federal employees.
Executive branch employees are prohibited by a Federal criminal statue from participating personally and substantially in a particular matter that will affect certain financial interest
Executive branch employees are required to consider whether their impartiality may be questioned whenever their involvement in a particular matter involving specific parties might affect certain personal and business relationships
Executive branch employees are subject to a number of limitations on the outside activities in which they may be involved
Executive branch employees are subject to restrictions on the gifts that they may accept from sources outside the Government
Executive branch employees must not use their public office for their own or another's private gain
Information that gives guidance for when disqualification is required while seeking other employment, and restrictions on what you can do after you leave Federal service
Amended Executive Order 12731 established the fourteen principles of ethical conduct for executive branch personnel. The CDC Ethics and Compliance Activity is responsible for ensuring employees are following these standards. Contact our office with any questions.
Maintaining the Public’s Trust is Our Highest Priority!
“Public Service is a Public Trust”
OGE Form 450
Confidential financial disclosure report filers are determined by responsibilities associated with their positions. It is due within 30 days of employment in a covered position. This annual requirement must be submitted by February 15 each year.