Welcome to the official website of the Florida Commission on Ethics. We hope visitors will find it easier to navigate and locate information about Florida's Code of Ethics.
The public is invited to provide input at the Commission's Rule Development Workshop at its public session meeting on Friday, June 3rd, at 8:30 a.m. The workshop will focus on a possible rule amendment to allow participation by complainants when their complaint is being heard by the Commission for determination of probable cause. The meeting will be held at the First District Court of Appeal, 2000 Drayton Drive, Tallahassee, Florida.
It’s in the mail! The Form 1 disclosures for state filers and all Form 6 disclosure forms for calendar year 2015 were mailed on May 17th. Form 1 disclosures for local filers will be mailed by the Supervisors of Elections no later than the end of May. Don’t put off completing and filing your form! Completed forms should be filed no later than Friday, July 1st.. Check to see if a form has been received and view filing history.
Each year, the Commission makes recommendations for legislation in an effort to improve Florida's Code of Ethics and its enforcement. View the 2016 Legislative Recommendations that were adopted by the Commission at its September meeting.
The Executive Branch Lobbyist Registration office, in conjunction with the Legislative Lobbyist Registration office launched a new website and online registration system in January. www.floridalobbyist.gov is a one-stop shop with all things lobbyist and streamlines the registration process, making it even easier to register to lobby in Florida and file compensation reports.
Section 112.31445, F.S. requires the Commission submit a proposal to the Senate President and Speaker of the House for a mandatory electronic filing system for Form 6 disclosures, including the feasibility and necessity of including the Form 1 disclosures. View the E-filing proposal that was adopted by the Commission at its October meeting.