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HB204  Secretary of the Commonwealth; centralized filing of disclosure forms. (Krupicka)
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Summary as Introduced:

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Secretary of the Commonwealth; centralized filing of disclosure forms; gift and material change in financial reports; establishment of searchable database. Centralizes the filing of economic interest disclosure forms in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth. Currently only state officers and employees file such statements with the Secretary; local officers and employees file with the clerk of the locality, members of the Senate file with the Clerk of the Senate, and members of the House of Delegates file with the Clerk of the House. The bill also requires the electronic filing of (i) monthly gift reports beginning on July 15, 2015, and (ii) quarterly material change in financial status reports beginning on July 1, 2015. Under the bill, the Secretary of the Commonwealth must establish and maintain a searchable electronic database comprising the disclosure forms and reports and available to the public through the Internet. Beginning July 1, 2015, all disclosure forms and reports shall be required to be filed electronically. In addition, the bill establishes a ban on a single gift with a value greater than $100 or combination of gifts with an aggregate value greater than $500 from a single donor within a single filing period. Gifts that consist of educational programs or professional development are not included in determining the total value of gifts received.

 

Bill Status 1: Bill Status 2: Next Meeting: (date and time)
Passed by Indefinitely
Committee/Subcommitte: H-Courts of Justice

02/12/14 House: Left in Courts of Justice

 

Full Text of Bill:
14101108D
HOUSE BILL NO. 204
Offered January 8, 2014
Prefiled December 26, 2013
A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 2.2-419, 2.2-426, 2.2-433, 2.2-3101, 2.2-3103, 2.2-3114.1, 2.2-3115, 2.2-3117, 24.2-502, as it shall become effective, 30-101, 30-103, 30-110, and 30-111 of the Code of Virginia and to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 4 of Title 2.2 an article numbered 2.1, consisting of sections numbered 2.2-417.1, 2.2-417.2, and 2.2-417.3, by adding in Article 5 of Chapter 31 of Title 2.2 a section numbered 2.2-3118.2, and by adding a section numbered 30-110.1, relating to the Secretary of the Commonwealth; centralized filing of disclosure statements and gift reports; establishment of searchable database.
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Patron-- Krupicka
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Referred to Committee on Rules
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That §§ 2.2-419, 2.2-426, 2.2-433, 2.2-3101, 2.2-3103, 2.2-3114.1, 2.2-3115, 2.2-3117, 24.2-502, as it shall become effective, 30-101, 30-103, 30-110, and 30-111 of the Code of Virginia are amended and reenacted and that the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Chapter 4 of Title 2.2 an article numbered 2.1, consisting of sections numbered 2.2-417.1, 2.2-417.2, and 2.2-417.3, by adding in Article 5 of Chapter 31 of Title 2.2 a section numbered 2.2-3118.2, and by adding a section numbered 30-110.1 as follows:

Article 2.1.
Disclosure Forms.

§ 2.2-417.1. Filing of disclosure forms and gift reports.

A. Disclosure forms filed pursuant to §§ 2.2-3117 and 2.2-3118 of the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act (§ 2.2-3100 et seq.) shall be filed with the Secretary annually on or before January 15. Disclosure forms filed pursuant to § 30-111 of the General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act (§ 30-100 et seq.) shall be filed with the Secretary annually on or before January 8. When the filing deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the disclosure form shall be filed on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday.

B. Gift reports required by the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act (§ 2.2-3100 et seq.) and the General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act (§ 30-100 et seq.) shall be filed with the Secretary monthly on or before the fifth day of the month for the preceding one month period.

C. Beginning July 1, 2015, all disclosure forms filed pursuant to this section shall be required to be filed electronically.

§ 2.2-417.2. Inspection of disclosure forms and gift reports.

Disclosure statements and gift reports shall be open to public inspection and copying during the regular business hours of the Office of the Secretary.

§ 2.2-417.3. Standards for automated preparation and transmittal of disclosure forms; establishment of disclosure database.

A. The Secretary shall accept any disclosure forms or gift report by computer or electronic means in accordance with the standards approved by the Secretary and using software meeting standards approved by the Secretary. The Secretary shall provide software to filers without charge. The Secretary may prescribe the method of execution and certification of electronically filed forms and the procedures for receiving forms in the office of the Secretary.

B. Beginning July 1, 2015, the Secretary shall establish and maintain a searchable electronic database comprising (i) disclosure forms filed pursuant to §§ 2.2-3117 and 30-111 and (ii) gift and material financial change reports filed pursuant to § 2.2-3118.2. Such database shall be available to the public through the Internet.

§ 2.2-419. Definitions.

As used in this article, unless the context requires a different meaning:

"Anything of value" means:

1. A pecuniary item, including money, or a bank bill or note;

2. A promissory note, bill of exchange, order, draft, warrant, check, or bond given for the payment of money;

3. A contract, agreement, promise, or other obligation for an advance, conveyance, forgiveness of indebtedness, deposit, distribution, loan, payment, gift, pledge, or transfer of money;

4. A stock, bond, note, or other investment interest in an entity;

5. A receipt given for the payment of money or other property;

6. A right in action;

7. A gift, tangible good, chattel, or an interest in a gift, tangible good, or chattel;

8. A loan or forgiveness of indebtedness;

9. A work of art, antique, or collectible;

10. An automobile or other means of personal transportation;

11. Real property or an interest in real property, including title to realty, a fee simple or partial interest, present or future, contingent or vested within realty, a leasehold interest, or other beneficial interest in realty;

12. An honorarium or compensation for services;

13. A rebate or discount in the price of anything of value unless the rebate or discount is made in the ordinary course of business to a member of the public without regard to that person's status as an executive or legislative official, or the sale or trade of something for reasonable compensation that would ordinarily not be available to a member of the public;

14. A promise or offer of employment; or

15. Any other thing of value that is pecuniary or compensatory in value to a person.

"Anything of value" does not mean a campaign contribution properly received and reported pursuant to Chapter 9.3 (§ 24.2-945 et seq.) of Title 24.2.

"Compensation" means:

1. An advance, conveyance, forgiveness of indebtedness, deposit, distribution, loan, payment, gift, pledge, or transfer of money or anything of value; or

2. A contract, agreement, promise or other obligation for an advance, conveyance, forgiveness of indebtedness, deposit, distribution, loan, payment, gift, pledge, or transfer of money or anything of value, for services rendered or to be rendered.

"Compensation" does not mean reimbursement of expenses if the reimbursement does not exceed the amount actually expended for the expenses and it is substantiated by an itemization of expenses.

"Executive action" means the proposal, drafting, development, consideration, amendment, adoption, approval, promulgation, issuance, modification, rejection, or postponement by an executive agency or official of legislation or executive orders issued by the Governor.

"Executive agency" means an agency, board, commission, or other body in the executive branch of state government. "Executive agency" includes the State Corporation Commission, the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission, and the State Lottery Department.

"Executive official" means:

1. The Governor;

2. The Lieutenant Governor;

3. The Attorney General;

4. Any officer or employee of the office of the Governor or Lieutenant Governor other than a clerical or secretarial employee;

5. The Governor's Secretaries, the Deputy Secretaries, and the chief executive officer of each executive agency; or

6. Members of supervisory and policy boards, commissions and councils, as defined in § 2.2-2100, however selected.

"Expenditure" means:

1. A purchase, payment, distribution, loan, forgiveness of a loan or payment of a loan by a third party, advance, deposit, transfer of funds, a promise to make a payment, or a gift of money or anything of value for any purpose;

2. A payment to a lobbyist for salary, fee, reimbursement for expenses, or other purpose by a person employing, retaining, or contracting for the services of the lobbyist separately or jointly with other persons;

3. A payment in support of or assistance to a lobbyist or the lobbyist's activities, including the direct payment of expenses incurred at the request or suggestion of the lobbyist;

4. A payment that directly benefits an executive or legislative official or a member of the official's immediate family;

5. A payment, including compensation, payment, or reimbursement for the services, time, or expenses of an employee for or in connection with direct communication with an executive or legislative official;

6. A payment for or in connection with soliciting or urging other persons to enter into direct communication with an executive or legislative official; or

7. A payment or reimbursement for categories of expenditures required to be reported pursuant to this chapter.

"Expenditure" does not mean a campaign contribution properly received and reported pursuant to Chapter 9.3 (§ 24.2-945 et seq.) of Title 24.2.

"Fair market value" means the price that a good or service would bring between a willing seller and a willing buyer in the open market after negotiations. If the fair market value cannot be determined, the actual price paid for the good or service shall be given consideration.

"Gift" means anything of value to the extent that a consideration of equal or greater value is not received. "Gift" includes any gratuity, favor, discount, entertainment, hospitality, loan, forbearance, or other item having monetary value and which would not have been available to the general public under similar circumstances.

"Gift" does not mean:

1. Printed informational or promotional material;

2. A gift that is not used and, no later than sixty  thirty days after receipt, is returned to the donor or delivered to a charitable organization and is not claimed as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes;

3. A gift, devise, or inheritance from an individual's spouse, child, parent, grandparent, brother, sister, parent-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephew, niece, aunt, uncle, or first cousin or the spouse of that individual, if the donor is not acting as the agent or intermediary for someone other than a person covered by this subdivision; or

4. A gift of a value of $25 or less.

"Immediate family" means (i) the spouse and (ii) any other person who resides in the same household as the executive or legislative official and is the dependent of the official.

"Legislative action" means:

1. Preparation, research, drafting, introduction, consideration, modification, amendment, approval, passage, enactment, tabling, postponement, defeat, or rejection of a bill, resolution, amendment, motion, report, nomination, appointment, or other matter by the General Assembly or a legislative official;

2. Action by the Governor in approving, vetoing, or recommending amendments for a bill passed by the General Assembly; or

3. Action by the General Assembly in overriding or sustaining a veto by the Governor, considering amendments recommended by the Governor, or considering, confirming, or rejecting an appointment of the Governor.

"Legislative official" means:

1. A member or member-elect of the General Assembly;

2. A member of a committee, subcommittee, commission, or other entity established by and responsible to the General Assembly or either house of the General Assembly; or

3. Persons employed by the General Assembly or an entity established by and responsible to the General Assembly.

"Lobbying" means:

1. Influencing or attempting to influence executive or legislative action through oral or written communication with an executive or legislative official; or

2. Solicitation of others to influence an executive or legislative official.

"Lobbying" does not mean:

1. Requests for appointments, information on the status of pending executive and legislative actions, or other ministerial contacts if there is no attempt to influence executive or legislative actions;

2. Responses to published notices soliciting public comment submitted to the public official designated in the notice to receive the responses;

3. The solicitation of an association by its members to influence legislative or executive action; or

4. Communications between an association and its members and communications between a principal and its lobbyists.

"Lobbyist" means:

1. An individual who is employed and receives payments, or who contracts for economic consideration, including reimbursement for reasonable travel and living expenses, for the purpose of lobbying;

2. An individual who represents an organization, association, or other group for the purpose of lobbying; or

3. A local government employee who lobbies.

"Lobbyist's principal" or "principal" means the entity on whose behalf the lobbyist influences or attempts to influence executive or legislative action. An organization whose employees conduct lobbying activities on its behalf is both a principal and an employer of the lobbyists. In the case of a coalition or association that employs or retains others to conduct lobbying activities on behalf of its membership, the principal is the coalition or association and not its individual members.

"Local government" means:

1. Any county, city, town, or other local or regional political subdivision;

2. Any school division;

3. Any organization or entity that exercises governmental powers that is established pursuant to an interstate compact; or

4. Any organization composed of members representing entities listed in subdivisions 1, 2, or 3 of this definition.

"Local government employee" means a public employee of a local government.

"Person" means an individual, proprietorship, firm, partnership, joint venture, joint stock company, syndicate, business trust, estate, company, corporation, association, club, committee, organization, or group of persons acting in concert.

"Value" means the actual cost or fair market value of an item or items, whichever is greater. If the fair market value cannot be determined, the actual amount paid for the item or items shall be given consideration.

§ 2.2-426. Lobbyist reporting; penalty.

A. Each lobbyist shall file a separate annual report of expenditures, including gifts, for each principal for whom he lobbies by July 1 for the preceding 12-month period complete through April 30.

B. Each principal who expends more than $500 to employ or compensate multiple lobbyists shall be responsible for filing a consolidated lobbyist report pursuant to this section in any case in which the lobbyists are each exempt under the provisions of subdivision 7 or 8 of § 2.2-420 from the reporting requirements of this section.

C. The report shall be on a form provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, which shall be substantially as follows and shall be accompanied by instructions provided by the Secretary.


                      LOBBYIST'S DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
  PART I:
  (1)  PRINCIPAL: .....................................................
       In Part I, item 2a, provide the name of the individual
       authorizing your employment as a lobbyist. The lobbyist filing
       this statement MAY NOT list his name in item 2a. THE INDIVIDUAL
       LISTED IN PART I, ITEM 2A, MUST SIGN THE PRINCIPAL'S STATEMENT.
  (2a) Name: ..........................................................
  (2b) Permanent Business Address: ....................................
  (2c) Business Telephone: ............................................
  (3)  Provide a list of executive and legislative actions (with as
       much specificity as possible) for which you lobbied and a
       description of activities conducted.
       ................................................................
       ................................................................
       ................................................................
  (4)  INCORPORATED FILINGS: If you are filing an incorporated
       disclosure statement, please complete the following:
       Individual filing financial information: .......................
       Individuals to be included in the filing: ......................
       ................................................................
  (5)  Please indicate which schedules will be attached to your
       disclosure statement:
       [ ] Schedule A: Entertainment Expenses
       [ ] Schedule B: Gifts
       [ ] Schedule C: Other Expenses
  (6)  EXPENDITURE TOTALS:
       a) ENTERTAINMENT .....................................  $ ......
       b) GIFTS .............................................  $ ......
       c) OFFICE EXPENSES ...................................  $ ......
       d) COMMUNICATIONS ....................................  $ ......
       e) PERSONAL LIVING AND TRAVEL EXPENSES ...............  $ ......
       f) COMPENSATION OF LOBBYISTS .........................  $ ......
       g) HONORARIA .........................................  $ ......
       h) REGISTRATION COSTS ................................  $ ......
       i) OTHER .............................................  $ ......
       TOTAL ................................................  $ ......
  PART II:
  (1a) NAME OF LOBBYIST: ..............................................
  (1b) Permanent Business Address: ....................................
  (1c) Business Telephone: ............................................
  (2)  As a lobbyist, you are (check one)
       [ ] EMPLOYED (on the payroll of the principal)
       [ ] RETAINED (not on the payroll of the principal, however
           compensated)
       [ ] NOT COMPENSATED (not compensated; expenses may be reimbursed)
  (3)  List all lobbyists other than yourself who registered to
       represent your principal.
       ................................................................
       ................................................................
       ................................................................
  (4)  If you selected "EMPLOYED" as your answer to Part II, item 2,
       provide your job title.
       ................................................................
  PLEASE NOTE: Some lobbyists are not individually compensated for
  lobbying activities. This may occur when several members of a firm
  represent a single principal. The principal, in turn, makes a single
  payment to the firm. If this describes your situation, do not answer
  Part II, items 5a and 5b. Instead, complete Part III, items 1 and 2.
  (5a) What was the DOLLAR AMOUNT OF YOUR COMPENSATION as a lobbyist?
       (If you have job responsibilities other than those involving
       lobbying, you may have to prorate to determine the part of your
       salary attributable to your lobbying activities.) Transfer your
       answer to this item to Part I, item 6f.
  (5b) Explain how you arrived at your answer to Part II, item 5a.
       ................................................................
       ................................................................
       ................................................................
  PART III:
  PLEASE NOTE: If you answered Part II, items 5a and 5b, you WILL NOT
  complete this section.
  (1) List all members of your firm, organization, association,
      corporation, or other entity who furnished lobbying services to
      your principal.
      .................................................................
      .................................................................
      .................................................................
  (2) Indicate the total amount paid to your firm, organization,
      association, corporation or other entity for services rendered.
      Transfer your answer to this item to Part I, item 6f.............
                                SCHEDULE A
                          ENTERTAINMENT EXPENSES
  PLEASE NOTE: Any single entertainment event included in the expense
  totals of the principal, with a value greater than $50, should be
  itemized below. Transfer any totals from this schedule to Part I,
  item 6a. (Please duplicate as needed.)
  Date and Location of Event:
  .....................................................................
  .....................................................................
  Description of Event:
  .....................................................................
  .....................................................................
  Total Number of Persons Attending:
  .....................................................................
  Names of Legislative and Executive Officials Attending: (List names
  only if the average value for each person attending the event was
  greater than $50.)
  .....................................................................
  .....................................................................
  .....................................................................
  .....................................................................
  Food ......................................................  $ ......
  Beverages .................................................  $ ......
  Transportation of Legislative and Executive Officials .....  $ ......
  Lodging of Legislative and Executive Officials ............  $ ......
  Performers, Speakers, Etc. ................................  $ ......
  Displays ..................................................  $ ......
  Rentals ...................................................  $ ......
  Service Personnel .........................................  $ ......
  Miscellaneous .............................................  $ ......
  TOTAL .....................................................  $ ......
                                SCHEDULE B
                                   GIFTS
  PLEASE NOTE: No single gift with a value greater than $100 or
  combination of gifts with an aggregate value greater than $500 may
  be provided to any officer or employee of a state or local governmental
  agency or member or member-elect of the General Assembly within a
  calendar year.
  Any single gift reported in the expense totals of the principal, with
  a value greater than $50, should be itemized below. (Report meals,
  entertainment and travel under Schedule A.) Transfer any totals from
  this schedule to Part I, item 6b. (Please duplicate as needed.)
                                   Name of each 
                                   legislative or
                                   executive official      Cost of
  Date         Description         who is a recipient      individual
  of gift:     of gift:            of a gift:              gift:
  ...........  ..................  ......................  $ ..........
  ...........  ..................  ......................  $ ..........
  ...........  ..................  ......................  $ ..........
  ...........  ..................  ......................  $ ..........
  TOTAL COST TO PRINCIPAL ...............................  $ ..........
                                SCHEDULE C
                              OTHER EXPENSES
  PLEASE NOTE: This section is provided for any lobbying-related
  expenses not covered in Part I, items 6a - 6h. An example of an
  expenditure to be listed on schedule C would be the rental of a
  bill box during the General Assembly session. Transfer the total
  from this schedule to Part I, item 6i. (Please duplicate as needed.)
  DATE OF EXPENSE     DESCRIPTION OF EXPENSE            AMOUNT
  ..................  ................................  $ ..........
  ..................  ................................  $ ..........
  ..................  ................................  $ ..........
  ..................  ................................  $ ..........
  ..................  ................................  $ ..........
  ..................  ................................  $ ..........
  ..................  ................................  $ ..........
  ..................  ................................  $ ..........
  ..................  ................................  $ ..........
  TOTAL "OTHER" EXPENSES .............................  $ ..........
  PART IV: STATEMENTS
  Both the lobbyist and principal officer must sign the disclosure
  statement, attesting to its completeness and accuracy. The following
  items are mandatory and if they are not properly completed, the
  entire filing will be rejected and returned to the lobbyist:
  (1) All signatures on the statement must be ORIGINAL in the format
      specified in the instructions provided by the Secretary that
      accompany this form. No stamps, or other reproductions of the
      individual's signature will be accepted.
  (2) An individual MAY NOT sign the disclosure statement as lobbyist
      and principal officer.
                           STATEMENT OF LOBBYIST
  I, the undersigned registered lobbyist, do state that the information
  furnished on this disclosure statement and on all accompanying
  attachments required to be made thereto is, to the best of my
  knowledge and belief, complete and accurate.
                                              ........................
                                              Signature of lobbyist
 
                                              ........................
                                              Date 
                          STATEMENT OF PRINCIPAL
  I, the undersigned principal (or an authorized official thereof), do
  state that the information furnished on this disclosure statement
  and on all accompanying attachments required to be made thereto is,
  to the best of my knowledge and belief, complete and accurate.
                                              .......................
                                              Signature of principal
 
                                              .......................
                                              Date 

D. A person who signs the disclosure statement knowing it to contain a material misstatement of fact shall be is guilty of a Class 5 felony.

E. Each lobbyist shall send to each legislative and executive official who is required to be identified by name on Schedule A or B of the Lobbyist's Disclosure Form a copy of Schedule A or B or a summary of the information pertaining to that official. Copies or summaries shall be provided to the official by December 15 for the preceding 12-month period complete through November 30.

§ 2.2-433. Prohibited acts; violation a misdemeanor.

A. No lobbyist shall:

1. Lobby in violation of the provisions of this article;

2. Make any expenditure, or obligate himself to do so, in connection with lobbying, unless he fully discloses the expenditure as required in this article;or

3. Provide any single gift with a value greater than $100 or combination of gifts with an aggregate value greater than $500 to any officer or employee of a state or local governmental agency or to any member or member-elect of the General Assembly within a calendar year; or

4. Misrepresent in any material respect or omit any information required to be reported pursuant to this article.

B. No lobbyist's principal shall:

1. Fail to file any statement required to be filed by the provisions of this article;

2. Misrepresent in any material respect or omit any information required to be reported pursuant to this article; or

3. Violate any of the provisions of this article.

C. Except as provided in subsection D of § 2.2-426, any lobbyist or lobbyist's principal violating any provision of this article shall be is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. However, a lobbyist who receives no compensation or anything of value for lobbying shall not be subject to the criminal penalties prescribed by this section.

§ 2.2-3101. Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

"Advisory agency" means any board, commission, committee or post which does not exercise any sovereign power or duty, but is appointed by a governmental agency or officer or is created by law for the purpose of making studies or recommendations, or advising or consulting with a governmental agency.

"Affiliated business entity relationship" means a relationship, other than a parent-subsidiary relationship, that exists when (i) one business entity has a controlling ownership interest in the other business entity, (ii) a controlling owner in one entity is also a controlling owner in the other entity, or (iii) there is shared management or control between the business entities. Factors that may be considered in determining the existence of an affiliated business entity relationship include that the same person or substantially the same person owns or manages the two entities, there are common or commingled funds or assets, the business entities share the use of the same offices or employees, or otherwise share activities, resources or personnel on a regular basis, or there is otherwise a close working relationship between the entities.

"Business" means a corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, firm, enterprise, franchise, association, trust or foundation, or any other individual or entity carrying on a business or profession, whether or not for profit.

"Contract" means any agreement to which a governmental agency is a party, or any agreement on behalf of a governmental agency that involves the payment of money appropriated by the General Assembly or political subdivision, whether or not such agreement is executed in the name of the Commonwealth, or some political subdivision thereof. "Contract" includes a subcontract only when the contract of which it is a part is with the officer's or employee's own governmental agency.

"Dependent" means a son, daughter, father, mother, brother, sister or other person, whether or not related by blood or marriage, if such person receives from the officer or employee, or provides to the officer or employee, more than one-half of his financial support.

"Employee" means all persons employed by a governmental or advisory agency, unless otherwise limited by the context of its use.

"Financial institution" means any bank, trust company, savings institution, industrial loan association, consumer finance company, credit union, broker-dealer as defined in § 13.1-501, or investment company or advisor registered under the federal Investment Advisors Act or Investment Company Act of 1940.

"Gift" means any gratuity, favor, discount, entertainment, hospitality, loan, forbearance, or other item having monetary value and which would not have been available to the general public under similar circumstances. It "Gift" includes services as well as gifts of transportation, local travel, lodgings and meals, whether provided in-kind, by purchase of a ticket, payment in advance, or reimbursement after the expense has been incurred. "Gift" shall does not include any offer of a ticket or other admission or pass unless the ticket, admission, or pass is used. "Gift" shall does not include honorary degrees and presents from relatives. For the purpose of this definition, "relative" means the donee's spouse, child, uncle, aunt, niece, or nephew; a person to whom the donee is engaged to be married; the donee's or his spouse's parent, grandparent, grandchild, brother, or sister; or the donee's brother's or sister's spouse.

"Governmental agency" means each component part of the legislative, executive or judicial branches of state and local government, including each office, department, authority, post, commission, committee, and each institution or board created by law to exercise some regulatory or sovereign power or duty as distinguished from purely advisory powers or duties. Corporations organized or controlled by the Virginia Retirement System are "governmental agencies" for purposes of this chapter.

"Immediate family" means (i) a spouse and (ii) any other person residing in the same household as the officer or employee, who is a dependent of the officer or employee or of whom the officer or employee is a dependent.

"Officer" means any person appointed or elected to any governmental or advisory agency including local school boards, whether or not he receives compensation or other emolument of office. Unless the context requires otherwise, "officer" includes members of the judiciary.

"Parent-subsidiary relationship" means a relationship that exists when one corporation directly or indirectly owns shares possessing more than 50 percent of the voting power of another corporation.

"Personal interest" means a financial benefit or liability accruing to an officer or employee or to a member of his immediate family. Such interest shall exist by reason of (i) ownership in a business if the ownership interest exceeds three percent of the total equity of the business; (ii) annual income that exceeds, or may reasonably be anticipated to exceed, $10,000 from ownership in real or personal property or a business; (iii) salary, other compensation, fringe benefits, or benefits from the use of property, or any combination thereof, paid or provided by a business or governmental agency that exceeds, or may reasonably be anticipated to exceed, $10,000 annually; (iv) ownership of real or personal property if the interest exceeds $10,000 in value and excluding ownership in a business, income, or salary, other compensation, fringe benefits or benefits from the use of property; (v) personal liability incurred or assumed on behalf of a business if the liability exceeds three percent of the asset value of the business; or (vi) an option for ownership of a business or real or personal property if the ownership interest will consist of (i) or (iv) above.

"Personal interest in a contract" means a personal interest that an officer or employee has in a contract with a governmental agency, whether due to his being a party to the contract or due to a personal interest in a business that is a party to the contract.

"Personal interest in a transaction" means a personal interest of an officer or employee in any matter considered by his agency. Such personal interest exists when an officer or employee or a member of his immediate family has a personal interest in property or a business or governmental agency, or represents or provides services to any individual or business and such property, business or represented or served individual or business (i) is the subject of the transaction or (ii) may realize a reasonably foreseeable direct or indirect benefit or detriment as a result of the action of the agency considering the transaction. Notwithstanding the above, such personal interest in a transaction shall not be deemed to exist where (a) an elected member of a local governing body serves without remuneration as a member of the board of trustees of a not-for-profit entity and such elected member or member of his immediate family has no personal interest related to the not-for-profit entity or (b) an officer, employee, or elected member of a local governing body is appointed by such local governing body to serve on a governmental agency, or an officer, employee, or elected member of a separate local governmental agency formed by a local governing body is appointed to serve on a governmental agency, and the personal interest in the transaction of the governmental agency is the result of the salary, other compensation, fringe benefits, or benefits provided by the local governing body or the separate governmental agency to the officer, employee, elected member, or member of his immediate family.

"State and local government officers and employees" shall not include members of the General Assembly.

"State filer" means those officers and employees required to file a disclosure statement of their personal interests pursuant to subsection A or B of § 2.2-3114.

"Transaction" means any matter considered by any governmental or advisory agency, whether in a committee, subcommittee, or other entity of that agency or before the agency itself, on which official action is taken or contemplated.

§ 2.2-3103. Prohibited conduct.

No officer or employee of a state or local governmental or advisory agency shall:

1. Solicit or accept money or other thing of value for services performed within the scope of his official duties, except the compensation, expenses or other remuneration paid by the agency of which he is an officer or employee. This prohibition shall not apply to the acceptance of special benefits that may be authorized by law;

2. Offer or accept any money or other thing of value for or in consideration of obtaining employment, appointment, or promotion of any person with any governmental or advisory agency;

3. Offer or accept any money or other thing of value for or in consideration of the use of his public position to obtain a contract for any person or business with any governmental or advisory agency;

4. Use for his own economic benefit or that of another party confidential information that he has acquired by reason of his public position and which is not available to the public;

5. Accept any money, loan, gift, favor, service, or business or professional opportunity that reasonably tends to influence him in the performance of his official duties. This subdivision shall not apply to any political contribution actually used for political campaign or constituent service purposes and reported as required by Chapter 9.3 (§ 24.2-945 et seq.) of Title 24.2;

6. Accept any business or professional opportunity when he knows that there is a reasonable likelihood that the opportunity is being afforded him to influence him in the performance of his official duties;

7. Accept any honoraria for any appearance, speech, or article in which the officer or employee provides expertise or opinions related to the performance of his official duties. The term "honoraria" shall not include any payment for or reimbursement to such person for his actual travel, lodging, or subsistence expenses incurred in connection with such appearance, speech, or article or in the alternative a payment of money or anything of value not in excess of the per diem deduction allowable under § 162 of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended from time to time. The prohibition in this subdivision shall apply only to the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Governor's Secretaries, and heads of departments of state government; or

8. Accept a single gift from a person who has interests that may be substantially affected by the performance of the officer's or employee's official duties under circumstances where the timing and nature of the gift would cause a reasonable person to question the officer's or employee's impartiality in the matter affecting the donor. Violations of this subdivision shall not be subject to criminal law penalties; or

9. Accept gifts from sources on a basis so frequent as to raise an appearance of the use of his public office for private gain. Violations of this subdivision shall not be subject to criminal law penalties with a value greater than $100 or combination of gifts with an aggregate value greater than $500 from a single donor within a single filing period. Gifts that consist of educational programs or professional development shall not be included in determining the total value of gifts received; however, such gifts shall be accounted for in Schedule E of the disclosure form provided by § 2.2-3117.

§ 2.2-3114.1. Filings of statements of economic interests by General Assembly members.

The filing of a current statement of economic interests by a General Assembly member, member-elect, or candidate for the General Assembly pursuant to §§ 30-110 and 30-111 of the General Assembly Conflict Conflicts of Interests Act (§ 30-100 et seq.) shall suffice for the purposes of this chapter2.2-3100 et seq.). The Secretary of the Commonwealth may obtain from the Clerk of the House of Delegates or the Senate, as appropriate, a copy of the statement of a General Assembly member who is appointed to a position for which a statement is required pursuant to § 2.2-3114. No General Assembly member, member-elect, or candidate shall be required to file a separate statement of economic interests for the purposes of § 2.2-3114.

§ 2.2-3115. Disclosure by local government officers and employees.

A. The members of every governing body and school board of each county and city and of towns with populations in excess of 3,500 shall file, as a condition to assuming office or employment, a disclosure statement of their personal interests and other information as is specified on the form set forth in § 2.2-3117 and thereafter shall file such a statement annually on or before January 15. When the filing deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the disclosure statement shall be filed on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday.

The members of the governing body of any authority established in any county or city, or part or combination thereof, and having the power to issue bonds or expend funds in excess of $10,000 in any fiscal year, shall file, as a condition to assuming office, a disclosure statement of their personal interests and other information as is specified on the form set forth in § 2.2-3118 and thereafter shall file such a statement annually on or before January 15, unless the governing body of the jurisdiction that appoints the members requires that the members file the form set forth in § 2.2-3117.

Persons occupying such positions of trust appointed by governing bodies and persons occupying such positions of employment with governing bodies as may be designated to file by ordinance of the governing body shall file, as a condition to assuming office or employment, a disclosure statement of their personal interests and other information as is specified on the form set forth in § 2.2-3117 and thereafter shall file such a statement annually on or before January 15. When the filing deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the disclosure statement shall be filed on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday.

Persons occupying such positions of trust appointed by school boards and persons occupying such positions of employment with school boards as may be designated to file by an adopted policy of the school board shall file, as a condition to assuming office or employment, a disclosure statement of their personal interests and other information as is specified on the form set forth in § 2.2-3117 and thereafter shall file such a statement annually on or before January 15. When the filing deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the disclosure statement shall be filed on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday.

B. Nonsalaried citizen members of local boards, commissions and councils as may be designated by the governing body shall file, as a condition to assuming office, a disclosure form of their personal interests and such other information as is specified on the form set forth in § 2.2-3118 and thereafter shall file such form annually on or before January 15. When the filing deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the disclosure statement shall be filed on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday.

C. No person shall be mandated to file any disclosure not otherwise required by this article.

D. The disclosure forms required by subsections A and B shall be provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth to the clerks of the governing bodies and school boards not later than November 30 of each year, and the clerks of the governing body and school board shall distribute the forms to designated individuals no later than December 10 of each year. Forms Disclosure forms shall be filed and maintained as public records for five years in the office of the clerk of the respective governing body or school board. Forms filed by members of governing bodies of authorities shall be filed and maintained as public records for five years in the office of the clerk of the governing body of the county or city Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

E. Candidates for membership in the governing body or school board of any county, city or town with a population of more than 3,500 persons shall file a disclosure statement of their personal interests as required by § 24.2-502.

F. Any officer or employee of local government who has a personal interest in any transaction before the governmental or advisory agency of which he is an officer or employee and who is disqualified from participating in that transaction pursuant to subdivision A 1 of § 2.2-3112 or otherwise elects to disqualify himself, shall forthwith make disclosure of the existence of his interest, including the full name and address of the business and the address or parcel number for the real estate if the interest involves a business or real estate, and his disclosure shall be reflected in the public records of the agency for five years in the office of the administrative head of the officer's or employee's governmental or advisory agency.

G. In addition to any disclosure required by subsections A and B, in each county and city and in towns with populations in excess of 3,500, members of planning commissions, boards of zoning appeals, real estate assessors, and all county, city and town managers or executive officers shall make annual disclosures of all their interests in real estate located in the county, city or town in which they are elected, appointed, or employed. Such disclosure shall include any business in which such persons own an interest, or from which income is received, if the primary purpose of the business is to own, develop or derive compensation through the sale, exchange or development of real estate in the county, city or town. Such disclosure shall be filed as a condition to assuming office or employment, and thereafter shall be filed annually with the clerk of the governing body of such county, city or town Secretary of the Commonwealth on or before January 15. Such disclosures shall be filed and maintained as public records for five years. Forms for the filing of such reports shall be prepared and distributed by the Secretary of the Commonwealth to the clerk of each governing body.

H. An officer or employee of local government who is required to declare his interest pursuant to subdivision A 2 of § 2.2-3112 shall declare his interest by stating (i) the transaction involved, (ii) the nature of the officer's or employee's personal interest affected by the transaction, (iii) that he is a member of a business, profession, occupation, or group the members of which are affected by the transaction, and (iv) that he is able to participate in the transaction fairly, objectively, and in the public interest. The officer or employee shall either make his declaration orally to be recorded in written minutes of his agency or file a signed written declaration with the clerk or administrative head of his governmental or advisory agency, as appropriate, who shall, in either case, retain and make available for public inspection such declaration for a period of five years from the date of recording or receipt. If reasonable time is not available to comply with the provisions of this subsection prior to participation in the transaction, the officer or employee shall prepare and file the required declaration by the end of the next business day. The officer or employee shall also orally disclose the existence of the interest during each meeting of the governmental or advisory agency at which the transaction is discussed and such disclosure shall be recorded in the minutes of the meeting.

I. An officer or employee of local government who is required to declare his interest pursuant to subdivision A 3 of § 2.2-3112, shall declare his interest by stating (i) the transaction involved, (ii) that a party to the transaction is a client of his firm, (iii) that he does not personally represent or provide services to the client, and (iv) that he is able to participate in the transaction fairly, objectively, and in the public interest. The officer or employee shall either make his declaration orally to be recorded in written minutes for his agency or file a signed written declaration with the clerk or administrative head of his governmental or advisory agency, as appropriate, who shall, in either case, retain and make available for public inspection such declaration for a period of five years from the date of recording or receipt. If reasonable time is not available to comply with the provisions of this subsection prior to participation in the transaction, the officer or employee shall prepare and file the required declaration by the end of the next business day.

§ 2.2-3117. Disclosure form.

The disclosure form to be used for filings required by subsections A and D of § 2.2-3114 and subsections A and E of § 2.2-3115 shall be substantially as follows:


                         STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS.
  Name ...............................................................
  Office or position held or sought ..................................
  Address ............................................................
  Names of members of immediate family ...............................

DEFINITIONS AND EXPLANATORY MATERIAL.

"Business" means a corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, firm, enterprise, franchise, association, trust or foundation, or any other individual or entity carrying on a business or profession, whether or not for profit.

"Close financial association" means an association in which the person filing shares significant financial involvement with an individual and the filer would reasonably be expected to be aware of the individual's business activities and would have access to the necessary records either directly or through the individual. "Close financial association" does not mean an association based on (i) the receipt of retirement benefits or deferred compensation from a business by which the person filing this statement is no longer employed, or (ii) the receipt of compensation for work performed by the person filing as an independent contractor of a business that represents an entity before any state governmental agency when the person filing has had no communications with the state governmental agency.

"Contingent liability" means a liability that is not presently fixed or determined, but may become fixed or determined in the future with the occurrence of some certain event.

"Dependent" means any person, whether or not related by blood or marriage, who receives from the officer or employee, or provides to the officer or employee, more than one-half of his financial support.

"Gift" means any gratuity, favor, discount, entertainment, hospitality, loan, forbearance, or other item having monetary value and which would not have been available to the general public under similar circumstances. It "Gift" includes services as well as gifts of transportation, local travel, lodgings and meals, whether provided in-kind, by purchase of a ticket, payment in advance, or reimbursement after the expense has been incurred. "Gift" shall does not include any offer of a ticket or other admission or pass unless the ticket, admission, or pass is used. "Gift" shall does not include honorary degrees and presents from relatives. "Relative" means the donee's spouse, child, uncle, aunt, niece, or nephew; a person to whom the donee is engaged to be married; the donee's or his spouse's parent, grandparent, grandchild, brother, or sister; or the donee's brother's or sister's spouse.

"Immediate family" means (i) a spouse and (ii) any other person residing in the same household as the officer or employee, who is a dependent of the officer or employee or of whom the officer or employee is a dependent.

TRUST. If you or your immediate family, separately or together, are the only beneficiaries of a trust, treat the trust's assets as if you own them directly. If you or your immediate family has a proportional interest in a trust, treat that proportion of the trust's assets as if you own them directly. For example, if you and your immediate family have a one-third interest in a trust, complete your Statement as if you own one-third of each of the trust's assets. If you or a member of your immediate family created a trust and can revoke it without the beneficiaries' consent, treat its assets as if you own them directly.

REPORT TO THE BEST OF INFORMATION AND BELIEF. Information required on this Statement must be provided on the basis of the best knowledge, information and belief of the individual filing the Statement as of the date of this report unless otherwise stated.

COMPLETE ITEMS 1 THROUGH 10. REFER TO SCHEDULES ONLY IF DIRECTED.

You may attach additional explanatory information.

1. Offices and Directorships.

Are you or a member of your immediate family a paid officer or paid director of a business?

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule A.

2. Personal Liabilities.

Do you or a member of your immediate family owe more than $10,000 to any one creditor including contingent liabilities? (Exclude debts to any government and loans secured by recorded liens on property at least equal in value to the loan.)

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule B.

3. Securities.

Do you or a member of your immediate family, directly or indirectly, separately or together, own securities valued in excess of $10,000 invested in one business? Account for mutual funds, limited partnerships and trusts.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule C.

4. Payments for Talks, Meetings, and Publications.

During the past 12 months did you receive lodging, transportation, money, or anything else of value with a combined value exceeding $200 for a single talk, meeting, or published work in your capacity as an officer or employee of your agency?

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule D.

5. Gifts.

During the past 12 months did a business, government, or individual other than a relative or personal friend (i) furnish you with any gift or entertainment at a single event, and the value received by you exceeded $50 in value or (ii) furnish you with gifts or entertainment in any combination and the value received by you exceeded $100 in total value; and for which you neither paid nor rendered services in exchange? Account for entertainment events only if the average value per person attending the event exceeded $50 in value. Account for all business entertainment (except if related to your private profession or occupation) even if unrelated to your official duties you or a member of your immediate family accept from a single donor any single gift with a value greater than $25 but no greater than $100 or combination of gifts with an aggregate value greater than $25 but no greater than $500? Account for such gift or gifts under Schedule E.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule E.

6. Salary and Wages.

List each employer that pays you or a member of your immediate family salary or wages in excess of $10,000 annually. (Exclude state or local government or advisory agencies.)

If no reportable salary or wages, check here /  /.

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________

7. Business Interests.

Do you or a member of your immediate family, separately or together, operate your own business, or own or control an interest in excess of $10,000 in a business?

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule F.

8. Payments for Representation and Other Services.

8A. Did you represent, excluding activity defined as lobbying in § 2.2-419, any businesses before any state governmental agencies, excluding courts or judges, for which you received total compensation during the past 12 months in excess of $1,000, excluding compensation for other services to such businesses and representation consisting solely of the filing of mandatory papers and subsequent representation regarding the mandatory papers? (Officers and employees of local governmental and advisory agencies do NOT need to answer this question or complete Schedule G-1.)

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule G-1.

8B. Subject to the same exceptions as in 8A, did persons with whom you have a close financial association (partners, associates or others) represent, excluding activity defined as lobbying in § 2.2-419, any businesses before any state governmental agency for which total compensation was received during the past 12 months in excess of $1,000? (Officers and employees of local governmental and advisory agencies do NOT need to answer this question or complete Schedule G-2.)

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule G-2.

8C. Did you or persons with whom you have a close financial association furnish services to businesses operating in Virginia pursuant to an agreement between you and such businesses, or between persons with whom you have a close financial association and such businesses for which total compensation in excess of $1,000 was received during the past 12 months?

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule G-3.

9. Real Estate.

9A. State Officers and Employees.

Do you or a member of your immediate family hold an interest, including a partnership interest, valued at $10,000 or more in real property (other than your principal residence) for which you have not already listed the full address on Schedule F? Account for real estate held in trust.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule H-1.

9B. Local Officers and Employees.

Do you or a member of your immediate family hold an interest, including a partnership interest, or option, easement, or land contract, valued at $10,000 or more in real property (other than your principal residence) for which you have not already listed the full address on Schedule F? Account for real estate held in trust.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule H-2.

10. Real Estate Contracts with Governmental Agencies.

Do you or a member of your immediate family hold an interest valued at more than $10,000 in real estate, including a corporate, partnership, or trust interest, option, easement, or land contract, which real estate is the subject of a contract, whether pending or completed within the past 12 months, with a governmental agency? If the real estate contract provides for the leasing of the property to a governmental agency, do you or a member of your immediate family hold an interest in the real estate valued at more than $1,000? Account for all such contracts whether or not your interest is reported in Schedule F, H-1, or H-2. This requirement to disclose an interest in a lease does not apply to an interest derived through an ownership interest in a business unless the ownership interest exceeds three percent of the total equity of the business.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule I.

Statements of Economic Interests are open for public inspection.

AFFIRMATION BY ALL FILERS.

I swear or affirm that the foregoing information is full, true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

Signature ......................................................

(Return only if needed to complete Statement.)


                                      SCHEDULES
                                          to
                            STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS.

NAME ......................................................

SCHEDULE A - OFFICES AND DIRECTORSHIPS.

Identify each business of which you or a member of your immediate family is a paid officer or paid director.

___________________________________________________________________
 
  Name of Business        Address of Business      Position Held
  _____________________   ______________________   __________________
  _____________________   ______________________   __________________
  _____________________   ______________________   __________________
  _____________________   ______________________   __________________
  ___________________________________________________________________
                                                     RETURN TO ITEM 2

SCHEDULE B - PERSONAL LIABILITIES.

Report personal liability by checking each category. Report only debts in excess of $10,000. Do not report debts to any government. Do not report loans secured by recorded liens on property at least equal in value to the loan.

Report contingent liabilities below and indicate which debts are contingent.

1. My personal debts are as follows:

_______________________________________________________________________
 
         Check                                            Check one
      appropriate                                  $10,001 to   More than
       categories                                    $50,000     $50,000
  Banks                                            __________   _________
  Savings institutions                             __________   _________
  Other loan or finance companies                  __________   _________
  Insurance companies                              __________   _________
  Stock, commodity or other brokerage companies    __________   _________
  Other businesses:
  (State principal business activity for each
  creditor.)                                       __________   _________
                                                   __________   _________
                                                   __________   _________
  Individual creditors:
  (State principal business or
  occupation of each creditor.)                    __________   _________
                                                   __________   _________
                                                   __________   _________
  _______________________________________________________________________

2. The personal debts of the members of my immediate family are as follows:

_______________________________________________________________________
 
         Check                                            Check one
      appropriate                                  $10,001 to   More than
       categories                                    $50,000     $50,000
  Banks                                            __________   _________
  Savings institutions                             __________   _________
  Other loan or finance companies                  __________   _________
  Insurance companies                              __________   _________
  Stock, commodity or other brokerage companies    __________   _________
  Other businesses:
  (State principal business activity for each
  creditor.)                                       __________   _________
                                                   __________   _________
                                                   __________   _________
  Individual creditors:
  (State principal business or
  occupation of each creditor.)                    __________   _________
                                                   __________   _________
                                                   __________   _________
  _______________________________________________________________________
                                                         RETURN TO ITEM 3

SCHEDULE C - SECURITIES.


  "Securities" INCLUDES stocks, bonds,   "Securities" EXCLUDES
   mutual funds, limited partnerships,    certificates of deposit,
   and commodity futures contracts.       money market funds, annuity
   contracts, and insurance policies.

Identify each business or Virginia governmental entity in which you or a member of your immediate family, directly or indirectly, separately or together, own securities valued in excess of $10,000. Name each entity and type of security individually.

Do not list U.S. Bonds or other government securities not issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia or its authorities, agencies, or local governments. Do not list organizations that do not do business in this Commonwealth, but most major businesses conduct business in Virginia. Account for securities held in trust.

If no reportable securities, check here /  /.

____________________________________________________________________________
 
                                                            Check one
                               Type of Security     $10,001  $50,001    More
                   Type of  (stocks, bonds, mutual     to       to      than
  Name of Issuer   Entity        funds, etc.)       $50,000  $250,000 $250,000
  ______________   _______  _______________________ _______  _______  ________
  ______________   _______  _______________________ _______  _______  ________
  ______________   _______  _______________________ _______  _______  ________
  ______________   _______  _______________________ _______  _______  ________
  ____________________________________________________________________________
                                                              RETURN TO ITEM 4

SCHEDULE D - PAYMENTS FOR TALKS, MEETINGS, AND PUBLICATIONS.

List each source from which you received during the past 12 months lodging, transportation, money, or any other thing of value (excluding meals or drinks coincident with a meeting) with combined value exceeding $200 for your presentation of a single talk, participation in one meeting, or publication of a work in your capacity as an officer or employee of your agency.

List payments or reimbursements by an advisory or governmental agency only for meetings or travel outside the Commonwealth.

List a payment even if you donated it to charity.

Do not list information about a payment if you returned it within 60 days or if you received it from an employer already listed under Item 6 or from a source of income listed on Schedule F.

If no payment must be listed, check here / /.

__________________________________________________________________________
 
                                                           Type of payment
                                                           (e.g. honoraria,
                                                           travel reimburse-
  Payer        Approximate Value       Circumstances       ment, etc.)
  __________   _____________________   ________________    _________________
  __________   _____________________   ________________    _________________
  __________   _____________________   ________________    _________________
  __________   _____________________   ________________    _________________
  __________________________________________________________________________
                                                            RETURN TO ITEM 5

SCHEDULE E - GIFTS.

List each business, governmental entity, or individual that, during the past 12 months, (i) furnished you with any gift or entertainment at a single event and the value received by you exceeded $50 in value, or (ii) furnished you with gifts or entertainment in any combination and the value received by you exceeded $100 in total value; and for which you neither paid nor rendered services in exchange. List each such gift or event. Do not list entertainment events unless the average value per person attending the event exceeded $50 in value. Do not list business entertainment related to your private profession or occupation. Do not list gifts or other things of value given by a relative or personal friend for reasons clearly unrelated to your public position single gift with a value greater than $25 but no greater than $100 or combination of gifts with an aggregate value greater than $25 but no greater than $500 that you or a member of your immediate family accepted from a single donor. Do not list campaign contributions publicly reported as required by Chapter 9.3 (§ 24.2-945 et seq.) of Title 24.2 of the Code of Virginia.

_____________________________________________________________________
 
  Name of Business,      City or
  Organization, or       County        Gift or
  Individual             and State     Event         Approximate Value
  ____________________   ___________   ___________   __________________
  ____________________   ___________   ___________   __________________
  ____________________   ___________   ___________   __________________
  ____________________   ___________   ___________   __________________
  _____________________________________________________________________
                                                       RETURN TO ITEM 6

SCHEDULE F - BUSINESS INTERESTS.

Complete this Schedule for each self-owned or family-owned business (including rental property, a farm, or consulting work), partnership, or corporation in which you or a member of your immediate family, separately or together, own an interest having a value in excess of $10,000.

If the enterprise is owned or operated under a trade, partnership, or corporate name, list that name; otherwise, merely explain the nature of the enterprise. If rental property is owned or operated under a trade, partnership, or corporate name, list the name only; otherwise, give the address of each property. Account for business interests held in trust.

___________________________________________________________________________
 
  Name of Business,                                        Gross Income
  Corporation,
  Partnership,     City or   Nature of Enterprise           $50,001    More
  Farm; Address of County    (farming, law, rental $50,000     to      than
  Rental Property  and State property, etc.)       or less  $250,000 $250,000
  ________________ _________ _____________________ ________ ________ ________
  ________________ _________ _____________________ ________ ________ ________
  ________________ _________ _____________________ ________ ________ ________
  ________________ _________ _____________________ ________ ________ ________
  ___________________________________________________________________________
                                                             RETURN TO ITEM 8

SCHEDULE G-1 - PAYMENTS FOR REPRESENTATION BY YOU.

List the businesses you represented, excluding activity defined as lobbying in § 2.2-419, before any state governmental agency, excluding any court or judge, for which you received total compensation during the past 12 months in excess of $1,000, excluding compensation for other services to such businesses and representation consisting solely of the filing of mandatory papers and subsequent representation regarding the mandatory papers filed by you.

Identify each business, the nature of the representation and the amount received by dollar category from each such business. You may state the type, rather than name, of the business if you are required by law not to reveal the name of the business represented by you.

Only STATE officers and employees should complete this Schedule.

_____________________________________________________________________
 
              Pur-                       Amount Received
              pose
  Name  Type  of     Name
  of    of    Repre- of     $1,001  $10,001 $50,001  $100,001  $250,001
  Busi- Busi- senta- Agen-     to      to      to        to      and
  ness  ness  tion   cy     $10,000 $50,000 $100,000 $250,000    over
  _____ _____ ______ ______ _______ _______ ________ _________ ________
  _____ _____ ______ ______ _______ _______ ________ _________ ________
  _____ _____ ______ ______ _______ _______ ________ _________ ________
  _____ _____ ______ ______ _______ _______ ________ _________ ________
  _____________________________________________________________________

If you have received $250,001 or more from a single business within the reporting period, indicate the amount received, rounded to the nearest $10,000.


                                                Amount Received:______.

SCHEDULE G-2 - PAYMENTS FOR REPRESENTATION BY ASSOCIATES.

List the businesses that have been represented, excluding activity defined as lobbying in § 2.2-419, before any state governmental agency, excluding any court or judge, by persons who are your partners, associates or others with whom you have a close financial association and who received total compensation in excess of $1,000 for such representation during the past 12 months, excluding representation consisting solely of the filing of mandatory papers and subsequent representation regarding the mandatory papers filed by your partners, associates or others with whom you have a close financial association.

Identify such businesses by type and also name the state governmental agencies before which such person appeared on behalf of such businesses.

Only STATE officers and employees should complete this Schedule.

______________________________________________________________
 
  Type of business        Name of state governmental agency
  ____________________    ______________________________________
  ____________________    ______________________________________
  ____________________    ______________________________________
  ____________________    ______________________________________
  ______________________________________________________________

SCHEDULE G-3 - PAYMENTS FOR SERVICES GENERALLY.

Indicate below types of businesses that operate in Virginia to which services were furnished by you or persons with whom you have a close financial association pursuant to an agreement between you and such businesses, or between persons with whom you have a close financial association and such businesses and for which total compensation in excess of $1,000 was received during the past 12 months.

Identify opposite each category of businesses listed below (i) the type of business, (ii) the type of service rendered and (iii) the value by dollar category of the compensation received for all businesses falling within each category.

___________________________________________________________________________
 
                       Check                  Value of Compensation
                       if    Type
                       ser-  of
                       vices ser-
                       were  vice  $1,001  $10,001 $50,001  $100,001 $250,001
                       ren-  ren-    to       to      to       to      and
                       dered dered $10,000 $50,000 $100,000 $250,000   over
  Electric utilities   _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Gas utilities        _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Telephone utilities  _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Water utilities      _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Cable television
    companies          _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Interstate
    transportation
    companies          _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Intrastate
    transportation
    companies          _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Oil or gas retail
    companies          _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Banks                _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Savings institutions _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Loan or finance
    companies          _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Manufacturing
    companies  (state
    type of product,
    e.g., textile,
    furniture, etc.)   _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Mining companies     _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Life insurance
    companies          _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Casualty insurance
    companies          _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Other insurance
    companies          _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Retail companies     _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Beer, wine or liquor
    companies or
    distributors       _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Trade associations   _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Professional
    associations       _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Associations of
    public employees
    or officials       _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Counties, cities
    or towns           _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Labor organizations  _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Other                _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  ___________________________________________________________________________
                                                             RETURN TO ITEM 9

SCHEDULE H-1 - REAL ESTATE - STATE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.

List real estate other than your principal residence in which you or a member of your immediate family holds an interest, including a partnership interest, option, easement, or land contract, valued at $10,000 or more. Each parcel shall be listed individually.

_________________________________________________________________________
 
                         Describe the type of real
  List each location     estate you own in each      If the real estate is
  (state, and county     location (business, recre-  owned or recorded in
  or city) where you     ational, apartment, com-    a name other than your
  own real estate.       mercial, open land, etc.).  own, list that name.
  _____________________  __________________________  ______________________
  _____________________  __________________________  ______________________
  _____________________  __________________________  ______________________
  _____________________  __________________________  ______________________
  _____________________  __________________________  ______________________
  _________________________________________________________________________

SCHEDULE H-2 - REAL ESTATE - LOCAL OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.

List real estate other than your principal residence in which you or a member of your immediate family holds an interest, including a partnership interest or option, easement, or land contract, valued at $10,000 or more. Each parcel shall be listed individually. Also list the names of any co-owners of such property, if applicable.

_________________________________________________________________________
 
                     Describe the type
                     of real estate
                     you own in
                     each location     If the real estate
  List each location (business,        is owned or rec-
  (state, and county recreational,     orded in a name
  or city) where     apartment, com-   other than your    List the names
  you own real       mercial, open     own, list that     of any co-owners,
  estate.            land, etc.).      name.              if applicable.
  __________________ _________________ __________________ _________________
  __________________ _________________ __________________ _________________
  __________________ _________________ __________________ _________________
  __________________ _________________ __________________ _________________
  __________________ _________________ __________________ _________________
  _________________________________________________________________________

SCHEDULE I - REAL ESTATE CONTRACTS WITH GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES.

List all contracts, whether pending or completed within the past 12 months, with a governmental agency for the sale or exchange of real estate in which you or a member of your immediate family holds an interest, including a corporate, partnership or trust interest, option, easement, or land contract, valued at $10,000 or more. List all contracts with a governmental agency for the lease of real estate in which you or a member of your immediate family holds such an interest valued at $1,000 or more. This requirement to disclose an interest in a lease does not apply to an interest derived through an ownership interest in a business unless the ownership interest exceeds three percent of the total equity of the business.

State officers and employees report contracts with state agencies.

Local officers and employees report contracts with local agencies.

_______________________________________________________________________
 
  List your real estate
  interest and the
  person or entity,
  including the type
  of entity, which
  is party to
  the contract.                                       State the annual
  Describe any                                        income from the
  management role and      List each governmental     contract, and the
  the percentage           agency which is a          amount, if any, of
  ownership                party to the contract      income you or any
  interest you or your     and indicate the           immediate family
  immediate family         county or city where       member derives
  member has in the real   the real estate            annually from the
  estate or entity.        is located.                contract.
  ______________________   ________________________   ___________________
  ______________________   ________________________   ___________________
  ______________________   ________________________   ___________________
  ______________________   ________________________   ___________________
  ______________________   ________________________   ___________________
  _______________________________________________________________________

§ 2.2-3118.2. Additional disclosures regarding gifts and material changes in financial and employment status required for certain officers and employees.

A. Beginning July 1, 2015, each officer or employee required to file statements of economic interests pursuant to § 2.2-3117 shall also file a separate monthly gift report with the Secretary of the Commonwealth disclosing any gift with a value greater than $25 received by the filer or member of his immediate family during that month from any person or entity. The report shall identify the donor of the gift and its approximate retail value at the time of receipt. The report shall be filed on or before the fifth day of the month covering gifts with a value greater than $25 received as of the last day of the preceding month. The format for the report shall be provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

B. Beginning July 15, 2015, each officer or employee required to file statements of economic interests pursuant to § 2.2-3117 shall also file a separate quarterly report of material changes in financial status, including property ownership, investment transactions of $50,000 or more, and employment. Such filings shall be made as follows: (i) by April 15 for the preceding three-month period complete through March 31, (ii) by July 15 for the preceding three-month period ending June 30, (iii) by October 15 for the preceding three-month period ending September 30, and (iv) by January 15 for the preceding three-month period ending December 31. The format for the report shall be provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

§ 24.2-502. (Effective until July 1, 2014) Statement of economic interests as requirement of candidacy.

It shall be a requirement of candidacy that a written statement of economic interests shall be filed with the Secretary of the Commonwealth by (i) a candidate for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Attorney General with the Secretary of the Commonwealth, (ii) a candidate for Senate or House of Delegates with the clerk of the appropriate house, (iii) a candidate for a constitutional office with the general registrar for the county or city, and (iv) a candidate for member of the governing body or elected school board of any county, city, or town with a population in excess of 3,500 persons with the general registrar for the county or city. The statement of economic interests shall be that specified in § 30-111 for candidates for the General Assembly and in § 2.2-3117 for all other candidates. The foregoing requirement shall not apply to a candidate for reelection to the same office who has met the requirement of annually filing a statement pursuant to § 2.2-3114, § 2.2-3115, or § 30-110.

The Secretary of the Commonwealth, the clerks of the Senate and House of Delegates, the general registrar, and the clerk of the local governing body shall transmit to the State Board, immediately after the filing deadline, a list of the candidates who have filed initial or annual statements of economic interests. The Secretary of the State Board shall notify the appropriate local electoral boards of the filings.

§ 24.2-502. (Effective July 1, 2014) Statement of economic interests as requirement of candidacy.

It shall be a requirement of candidacy that a written statement of economic interests shall be filed with the Secretary of the Commonwealth by (i) a candidate for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Attorney General with the Secretary of the Commonwealth,; (ii) a candidate for Senate or House of Delegates with the clerk of the appropriate house,; (iii) a candidate for a constitutional office with the general registrar for the county or city,; and (iv) a candidate for member of the governing body or elected school board of any county, city, or town with a population in excess of 3,500 persons with the general registrar for the county or city. The statement of economic interests shall be that specified in § 30-111 for candidates for the General Assembly and in § 2.2-3117 for all other candidates. The foregoing requirement shall not apply to a candidate for reelection to the same office who has met the requirement of annually filing a statement pursuant to § 2.2-3114, 2.2-3115, or 30-110.

The Secretary of the Commonwealth, the clerks of the Senate and House of Delegates, the general registrar, and the clerk of the local governing body shall transmit to the State Board, immediately after the filing deadline, a list of the candidates who have filed initial or annual statements of economic interests. The Commissioner of Elections shall notify the appropriate local electoral boards of the filings.

§ 30-101. Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning:

"Advisory agency" means any board, commission, committee or post which does not exercise any sovereign power or duty, but is appointed by a governmental agency or officer or is created by law for the purpose of making studies or recommendations, or advising or consulting with a governmental agency.

"Business" means a corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, firm, enterprise, franchise, association, trust or foundation, or any other individual or entity carrying on a business or profession, whether or not for profit.

"Contract" means any agreement to which a governmental agency is a party, or any agreement on behalf of a governmental agency which involves the payment of money appropriated by the General Assembly or a political subdivision, whether or not such agreement is executed in the name of the Commonwealth of Virginia, or some political subdivision thereof. "Contract" includes a subcontract only when the contract of which it is a part is with the legislator's own governmental agency.

"Financial institution" means any bank, trust company, savings institution, industrial loan association, consumer finance company, credit union, broker-dealer as defined in subsection A of § 13.1-501, or investment company or advisor registered under the federal Investment Advisors Act or Investment Company Act of 1940.

"Gift" means any gratuity, favor, discount, entertainment, hospitality, loan, forbearance, or other item having monetary value and which would not have been available to the general public under similar circumstances. It "Gift" includes services as well as gifts of transportation, local travel, lodgings and meals, whether provided in-kind, by purchase of a ticket, payment in advance or reimbursement after the expense has been incurred. "Gift" shall does not include any offer of a ticket or other admission or pass unless the ticket, admission, or pass is used. "Gift" shall does not include honorary degrees and presents from relatives. For the purpose of this definition, "relative" means the donee's spouse, child, uncle, aunt, niece, or nephew; a person to whom the donee is engaged to be married; the donee's or his spouse's parent, grandparent, grandchild, brother, or sister; or the donee's brother's or sister's spouse.

"Governmental agency" means each component part of the legislative, executive or judicial branches of state and local government, including each office, department, authority, post, commission, committee, and each institution or board created by law to exercise some regulatory or sovereign power or duty as distinguished from purely advisory powers or duties.

"Immediate family" means (i) a spouse and (ii) any other person residing in the same household as the legislator, who is a dependent of the legislator or of whom the legislator is a dependent. "Dependent" means a son, daughter, father, mother, brother, sister or other person, whether or not related by blood or marriage, if such person receives from the legislator, or provides to the legislator, more than one-half of his financial support.

"Legislator" means a member of the General Assembly.

"Personal interest" means a financial benefit or liability accruing to a legislator or to a member of his immediate family. Such interest shall exist by reason of (i) ownership in a business if the ownership interest exceeds three percent of the total equity of the business; (ii) annual income that exceeds, or may reasonably be anticipated to exceed, $10,000 from ownership in real or personal property or a business; (iii) salary, other compensation, fringe benefits, or benefits from the use of property, or any combination thereof, paid or provided by a business that exceeds, or may reasonably be anticipated to exceed, $10,000 annually; (iv) ownership of real or personal property if the interest exceeds $10,000 in value and excluding ownership in a business, income, or salary, other compensation, fringe benefits or benefits from the use of property; or (v) personal liability incurred or assumed on behalf of a business if the liability exceeds three percent of the asset value of the business.

"Personal interest in a contract" means a personal interest which a legislator has in a contract with a governmental agency, whether due to his being a party to the contract or due to a personal interest in a business which is a party to the contract.

"Personal interest in a transaction" means a personal interest of a legislator in any matter considered by the General Assembly. Such personal interest exists when an officer or employee or a member of his immediate family has a personal interest in property or a business, or represents any individual or business and such property, business or represented individual or business (i) is the subject of the transaction or (ii) may realize a reasonably foreseeable direct or indirect benefit or detriment as a result of the action of the agency considering the transaction. A "personal interest in a transaction" exists only if the legislator or member of his immediate family or an individual or business represented by the legislator is affected in a way that is substantially different from the general public or from persons comprising a profession, occupation, trade, business or other comparable and generally recognizable class or group of which he or the individual or business he represents is a member.

"Transaction" means any matter considered by the General Assembly, whether in a committee, subcommittee, or other entity of the General Assembly or before the General Assembly itself, on which official action is taken or contemplated.

§ 30-103. Prohibited conduct.

No legislator shall:

1. Solicit or accept money or other thing of value for services performed within the scope of his official duties, except the compensation, expenses or other remuneration paid to him by the General Assembly. This prohibition shall not apply to the acceptance of special benefits which may be authorized by law;

2. Offer or accept any money or other thing of value for or in consideration of obtaining employment, appointment, or promotion of any person with any governmental or advisory agency;

3. Offer or accept any money or other thing of value for or in consideration of the use of his public position to obtain a contract for any person or business with any governmental or advisory agency;

4. Use for his own economic benefit or that of another party confidential information which he has acquired by reason of his public position and which is not available to the public;

5. Accept any money, loan, gift, favor, service, or business or professional opportunity that reasonably tends to influence him in the performance of his official duties. This subdivision shall not apply to any political contribution actually used for political campaign or constituent service purposes and reported as required by Chapter 9.3 (§ 24.2-945 et seq.) of Title 24.2;

6. Accept any business or professional opportunity when he knows that there is a reasonable likelihood that the opportunity is being afforded him to influence him in the performance of his official duties;

7. During the one year after the termination of his service as a legislator, represent a client or act in a representative capacity on behalf of any person or group, for compensation, on any matter before the General Assembly or any agency of the legislative branch of government. The prohibitions of this subdivision shall apply only to persons engaged in activities that would require registration as a lobbyist under § 2.2-422. Any person subject to the provisions of this subdivision may apply to the Attorney General, as provided in § 30-122, for an advisory opinion as to the application of the restriction imposed by this subdivision on any post-public employment position or opportunity;

8. Accept any honoraria for any appearance, speech, or article in which the legislator provides expertise or opinions related to the performance of his official duties. The term "honoraria" shall not include any payment for or reimbursement to such person for his actual travel, lodging, or subsistence expenses incurred in connection with such appearance, speech, or article or in the alternative a payment of money or anything of value not in excess of the per diem deduction allowable under § 162 of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended from time to time;

9. Accept appointment to serve on a body or board of any corporation, company or other legal entity, vested with the management of the corporation, company or entity, and on which two other members of the General Assembly already serve, which is operated for profit and regulated by the State Corporation Commission as (i) a financial institution, (ii) a mortgage lender or broker, (iii) any business under Chapter 5 (§ 13.1-501 et seq.) of Title 13.1, (iv) any business under Title 38.2, or (v) any business under Title 56; or

10. Accept a single gift from a person who has interests that may be substantially affected by the performance of the legislator's official duties under circumstances where the timing and nature of the gift would cause a reasonable person to question the legislator's impartiality in the matter affecting the donor. Violations of this subdivision shall not be subject to criminal law penalties; or

11. Accept gifts from sources on a basis so frequent as to raise an appearance of the use of his public office for private gain. Violations of this subdivision shall not be subject to criminal law penalties with a value greater than $100 or combination of gifts with an aggregate value greater than $500 from a single donor within a single filing period. Gifts that consist of educational programs or professional development shall not be included in determining the total value of gifts received; however, such gifts shall be accounted for in Schedule E of the disclosure form provided by § 30-111.

§ 30-110. Disclosure.

A. Every legislator and legislator-elect shall file, as a condition to assuming office, a disclosure statement of his personal interests and such other information as is specified on the form set forth in § 30-111 and thereafter shall file such a statement annually on or before January 8. When the filing deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the disclosure statement shall be filed on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday. Disclosure forms shall be provided by the clerk of the appropriate house Secretary of the Commonwealth to each legislator and legislator-elect not later than November 30 of each year. Members of the Senate shall file their disclosure forms with the Clerk of the Senate and members of the House of Delegates shall file their disclosure forms with the Clerk of the House of Delegates. The disclosure Disclosure forms of the members of the General Assembly shall be filed and maintained as public records for five years in the office of the clerk of the appropriate house Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

B. Candidates for the General Assembly shall file a disclosure statement of their personal interests as required by §§ 24.2-500 through 24.2-503.

C. Any legislator who has a personal interest in any transaction pending before the General Assembly and who is disqualified from participating in that transaction pursuant to § 30-108 and the rules of his house shall disclose his interest in accordance with the applicable rule of his house.

§ 30-110.1. Additional disclosures regarding gifts and material changes in financial and employment status.

A. Beginning July 1, 2015, each legislator shall file a separate monthly gift report with the Secretary of the Commonwealth disclosing any gift or gifts received by the filer or a member of his immediate family during that month from any person or entity. The report shall identify the donor of the gift and its approximate retail value at the time of receipt. The report shall be filed on or before the fifth day of the month covering gifts with a value greater than $25 received as of the last day of the preceding month.  The format for the report shall be provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

B. Beginning July 15, 2015, each legislator shall file a separate quarterly report of material changes in financial status, including property ownership, investment transactions of $50,000 or more, and employment. Such filings shall be made as follows: (i) by April 15 for the preceding three-month period complete through March 31, (ii) by July 15 for the preceding three-month period ending June 30, (iii) by October 15 for the preceding three-month period ending September 30, and (iv) by January 15 for the preceding three-month period ending December 31. The format for the report shall be provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

§ 30-111. Disclosure form.

A. The disclosure form to be used for filings required by subsections A and B of § 30-110 shall be substantially as follows:


                         STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS.
  Name ....................................................................
  Office or position held or sought .......................................
  Home address ............................................................
  Names of members of immediate family ....................................

DEFINITIONS AND EXPLANATORY MATERIAL.

"Business" means a corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, firm, enterprise, franchise, association, trust or foundation, or any other individual or entity carrying on a business or profession, whether or not for profit.

"Close financial association" means an association in which the filer shares significant financial involvement with an individual and the filer would reasonably be expected to be aware of the individual's business activities and would have access to the necessary records either directly or through the individual. "Close financial association" does not mean an association based on (i) the receipt of retirement benefits or deferred compensation from a business by which the legislator is no longer employed, or (ii) the receipt of compensation for work performed by the legislator as an independent contractor of a business that represents an entity before any state governmental agency when the legislator has had no communications with the state governmental agency.

"Contingent liability" means a liability that is not presently fixed or determined, but may become fixed or determined in the future with the occurrence of some certain event.

"Dependent" means any person, whether or not related by blood or marriage, who receives from the legislator, or provides to the legislator, more than one-half of his financial support.

"Gift" means any gratuity, favor, discount, entertainment, hospitality, loan, forbearance, or other item having monetary value and which would not have been available to the general public under similar circumstances. It "Gift" includes services as well as gifts of transportation, local travel, lodgings and meals, whether provided in-kind, by purchase of a ticket, payment in advance or reimbursement after the expense has been incurred. "Gift" shall does not include any offer of a ticket or other admission or pass unless the ticket, admission, or pass is used. "Gift" shall does not include honorary degrees and presents from relatives. "Relative" means the donee's spouse, child, uncle, aunt, niece, or nephew; a person to whom the donee is engaged to be married; the donee's or his spouse's parent, grandparent, grandchild, brother, or sister; or the donee's brother's or sister's spouse.

"Immediate family" means (i) a spouse and (ii) any other person residing in the same household as the legislator, who is a dependent of the legislator or of whom the legislator is a dependent.

"Lobbyist relationship" means (i) an engagement, agreement, or representation that relates to legal services, consulting services, or public relations services, whether gratuitous or for compensation, between a member or member-elect and any person who is, or has been within the prior calendar year, registered as a lobbyist with the Secretary of the Commonwealth, or (ii) a greater than three percent ownership interest by a member or member-elect in a business that employs, or engages as an independent contractor, any person who is, or has been within the prior calendar year, registered as a lobbyist with the Secretary of the Commonwealth. The disclosure of a lobbyist relationship shall not (i) constitute a waiver of any attorney-client or other privilege, (ii) require a waiver of any attorney-client or other privilege for a third party, or (iii) be required where a member or member-elect is employed or engaged by a person and such person also employs or engages a person in a lobbyist relationship so long as the member or member-elect has no financial interest in the lobbyist relationship.

TRUST. If you or your immediate family, separately or together, are the only beneficiaries of a trust, treat the trust's assets as if you own them directly. If you or your immediate family has a proportional interest in a trust, treat that proportion of the trust's assets as if you own them directly. For example, if you and your immediate family have a one-third interest in a trust, complete your Statement as if you own one-third of each of the trust's assets. If you or a member of your immediate family created a trust and can revoke it without the beneficiaries' consent, treat its assets as if you own them directly.

REPORT TO THE BEST OF INFORMATION AND BELIEF. Information required on this Statement must be provided on the basis of the best knowledge, information and belief of the individual filing the Statement as of the date of this report unless otherwise stated.

COMPLETE ITEMS 1 THROUGH 11. REFER TO SCHEDULES ONLY IF DIRECTED.

You may attach additional explanatory information.

1. Offices and Directorships.

Are you or a member of your immediate family a paid officer or paid director of a business?

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule A.

2. Personal Liabilities.

Do you or a member of your immediate family owe more than $10,000 to any one creditor including contingent liabilities? (Exclude debts to any government and loans secured by recorded liens on property at least equal in value to the loan.)

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule B.

3. Securities.

Do you or a member of your immediate family, directly or indirectly, separately or together, own securities valued in excess of $10,000 invested in one business? Account for mutual funds, limited partnerships and trusts.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule C.

4. Payments for Talks, Meetings, and Publications.

During the past 12 months did you receive lodging, transportation, money, or anything else of value with a combined value exceeding $200 for a single talk, meeting, or published work in your capacity as a legislator? Do not include payments and reimbursements from the Commonwealth for meetings attended in your capacity as a legislator; see Question 11 and Schedule D2 to report such meetings.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule D.

5. Gifts.

During the past 12 months did a business, government, or individual other than a relative or personal friend (i) furnish you with any gift or entertainment at a single event, and the value received by you exceeded $50 in value or (ii) furnish you with gifts or entertainment in any combination and the value received by you exceeded $100 in total value; and for which you neither paid nor rendered services in exchange? Account for entertainment events only if the average value per person attending the event exceeded $50 in value. Account for all business entertainment (except if related to your private profession or occupation) even if unrelated to your official duties you or an immediate family member accept from a single donor any single gift with a value greater than $25 but no greater than $100 or combination of gifts with an aggregate value greater than $25 but no greater than $500? Account for such gift or gifts under Schedule E.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule E.

6. Salary and Wages.

List each employer that pays you or a member of your immediate family salary or wages in excess of $10,000 annually. (Exclude any salary received as a member of the General Assembly pursuant to § 30-19.11.)

If no reportable salary or wages, check here /  / .

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________

7. Business Interests and Lobbyist Relationships.

7A. Do you or a member of your immediate family, separately or together, operate your own business, or own or control an interest in excess of $10,000 in a business?

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule F-1.

7B. Do you have a lobbyist relationship as that term is defined above?

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule F-2.

8. Payments for Representation and Other Services.

8A. Did you represent any businesses before any state governmental agencies, excluding courts or judges, for which you received total compensation during the past 12 months in excess of $1,000, excluding compensation for other services to such businesses and representation consisting solely of the filing of mandatory papers and subsequent representation regarding the mandatory papers?

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule G-1.

8B. Subject to the same exceptions as in 8A, did persons with whom you have a close financial association (partners, associates or others) represent any businesses before any state governmental agency for which total compensation was received during the past 12 months in excess of $1,000?

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule G-2.

8C. Did you or persons with whom you have a close financial association furnish services to businesses operating in Virginia, pursuant to an agreement between you and such businesses, or between persons with whom you have a close financial association and such businesses for which total compensation in excess of $1,000 was received during the past 12 months? Services reported under this provision shall not include services involving the representation of businesses that are reported under question 8A or 8B above.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule G-3.

9. Real Estate.

Do you or a member of your immediate family hold an interest, including a partnership interest, valued at $10,000 or more in real property (other than your principal residence) for which you have not already listed the full address on Schedule F? Account for real estate held in trust.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule H.

10. Real Estate Contracts with State Governmental Agencies.

Do you or a member of your immediate family hold an interest valued at more than $10,000 in real estate, including a corporate, partnership, or trust interest, option, easement, or land contract, which real estate is the subject of a contract, whether pending or completed within the past 12 months, with a state governmental agency?

If the real estate contract provides for the leasing of the property to a state governmental agency, do you or a member of your immediate family hold an interest in the real estate, including a corporate, partnership, or trust interest, option, easement, or land contract valued at more than $1,000? Account for all such contracts whether or not your interest is reported in Schedule F or H. This requirement to disclose an interest in a lease does not apply to an interest derived through an ownership interest in a business unless the ownership interest exceeds three percent of the total equity of the business.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule I.

11. Payments by the Commonwealth for Meetings.

During the past 12 months did you receive lodging, transportation, money, or anything else of value with a combined value exceeding $200 from the Commonwealth for a single meeting attended out-of-state in your capacity as a legislator? Do not include reimbursements from the Commonwealth for meetings attended in the Commonwealth.

EITHER check NO /  / OR check YES /  / and complete Schedule D-2.

Statements of Economic Interests are open for public inspection.

AFFIRMATION.

In accordance with the rules of the house in which I serve, if I receive a request that this disclosure statement be corrected, augmented, or revised in any respect, I hereby pledge that I shall respond promptly to the request. I understand that if a determination is made that the statement is insufficient, I will satisfy such request or be subjected to disciplinary action of my house.

I swear or affirm that the foregoing information is full, true and correct to the best of my knowledge.


  Signature ________________________________
  Commonwealth of Virginia
  ________ of ________ to wit:
  The foregoing disclosure form was acknowledged before me
  This ________ day of ____________, 20____, by ______________
                                                Notary Public
  My commission expires ________________________
  (Return only if needed to complete Statement.)
 
 
                                      SCHEDULES
                                          to
                            STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS.

NAME ________________________________

SCHEDULE A - OFFICES AND DIRECTORSHIPS.

Identify each business of which you or a member of your immediate family is a paid officer or paid director.

_________________________________________________________________________
 
  Name of Business        Address of Business       Position Held
  _____________________   _______________________   _______________________
  _____________________   _______________________   _______________________
  _____________________   _______________________   _______________________
  _____________________   _______________________   _______________________
  _________________________________________________________________________
                                                           RETURN TO ITEM 2

SCHEDULE B - PERSONAL LIABILITIES.

Report personal liability by checking each category. Report only debts in excess of $10,000. Do not report debts to any government. Do not report loans secured by recorded liens on property at least equal in value to the loan.

Report contingent liabilities below and indicate which debts are contingent.

1. My personal debts are as follows:

__________________________________________________________________________
 
         Check                                               Check one
      appropriate                                     $10,001 to   More than
       categories                                     $50,000      $50,000
  Banks                                               __________   _________
  Savings institutions                                __________   _________
  Other loan or finance companies                     __________   _________
  Insurance companies                                 __________   _________
  Stock, commodity or other brokerage
     companies                                        __________   _________
  Other businesses:
  (State principal business activity for each
     creditor.)                                       __________   _________
  ____________________________________________        __________   _________
  ____________________________________________        __________   _________
  Individual creditors:
  (State principal business or occupation of
     each creditor.)                                  __________   _________
  ____________________________________________        __________   _________
  ____________________________________________        __________   _________
  __________________________________________________________________________

2. The personal debts of the members of my immediate family are as follows:

__________________________________________________________________________
 
         Check                                               Check one
      appropriate                                     $10,001 to   More than
       categories                                     $50,000      $50,000
  Banks                                               __________   _________
  Savings institutions                                __________   _________
  Other loan or finance companies                     __________   _________
  Insurance companies                                 __________   _________
  Stock, commodity or other brokerage
     companies                                        __________   _________
  Other businesses:
  (State principal business activity for each
     creditor.)                                       __________   _________
  ____________________________________________        __________   _________
  ____________________________________________        __________   _________
  Individual creditors:
  (State principal business or occupation of
     each creditor.)                                  __________   _________
  ____________________________________________        __________   _________
  ____________________________________________        __________   _________
  __________________________________________________________________________
                                                            RETURN TO ITEM 3

SCHEDULE C - SECURITIES.


  "Securities" INCLUDES stocks, bonds,     "Securities" EXCLUDES
   mutual funds, limited partnerships,      certificates of deposit,
   and commodity futures contracts.         money market funds, annuity
                                            contracts, and insurance policies.

Identify each business or Virginia governmental entity in which you or a member of your immediate family, directly or indirectly, separately or together, own securities valued in excess of $10,000. Name each entity and type of security individually.

Do not list U.S. Bonds or other government securities not issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia or its authorities, agencies, or local governments. Do not list organizations that do not do business in this Commonwealth, but most major businesses conduct business in Virginia. Account for securities held in trust.

If no reportable securities, check here /  / .

__________________________________________________________________________
 
                                                         Check one
                            Type of Security    $10,001   $50,001     More
                  Type of   (stocks, bonds,       to        to        than
  Name of Issuer  Entity   mutual funds, etc.)  $50,000   $250,000  $250,000
  ______________  _______  ___________________  ________  ________  ________
  ______________  _______  ___________________  ________  ________  ________
  ______________  _______  ___________________  ________  ________  ________
  ______________  _______  ___________________  ________  ________  ________
  __________________________________________________________________________
                                                            RETURN TO ITEM 4

SCHEDULE D-1 - PAYMENTS FOR TALKS, MEETINGS, AND PUBLICATIONS.

List each source from which you received during the past 12 months lodging, transportation, money, or any other thing of value (excluding meals or drinks coincident with a meeting) with a combined value exceeding $200 for your presentation of a single talk, participation in one meeting, or publication of a work in your capacity as a legislator. Do not list payments or reimbursements by the Commonwealth. (See Schedule D-2 for such payments or reimbursements.) List a payment even if you donated it to charity. Do not list information about a payment if you returned it within 60 days or if you received it from an employer already listed under Item 6 or from a source of income listed on Schedule F.

If no payment must be listed, check here /  / .

__________________________________________________________________________
 
                                                           Type of Payment
                                                           (e.g., Honoraria,
                                                           Travel reimburse-
  Payer               Approximate Value   Circumstances    ment, etc.)
  __________________  __________________  _______________  _________________
  __________________  __________________  _______________  _________________
  __________________  __________________  _______________  _________________
  __________________  __________________  _______________  _________________
  __________________________________________________________________________
                                                            RETURN TO ITEM 5

SCHEDULE D-2 - PAYMENTS BY THE COMMONWEALTH FOR MEETINGS.

List each meeting for which the Commonwealth provided payments or reimbursements during the past 12 months to you for lodging, transportation, money, or any other thing of value (excluding meals or drinks coincident with a meeting) with a combined value exceeding $200 for your participation in your capacity as a legislator. Do not list payments or reimbursements by the Commonwealth for meetings or travel within the Commonwealth.

If no payment must be listed, check here /  / .

__________________________________________________________________________
 
                                                           Type of Payment
                                                           (e.g., Travel
                                                           reimbursement,
  Payer               Approximate Value   Circumstances    etc.)
  __________________  __________________  _______________  _________________
  __________________  __________________  _______________  _________________
  __________________  __________________  _______________  _________________
  __________________  __________________  _______________  _________________
  __________________________________________________________________________

SCHEDULE E - GIFTS.

List each business, governmental entity, or individual that, during the past 12 months, (i) furnished you with any gift or entertainment at a single event and the value received by you exceeded $50 in value, or (ii) furnished you with gifts or entertainment in any combination and the value received by you exceeded $100 in total value; and for which you neither paid nor rendered services in exchange. List each such gift or event.

Do not list entertainment events unless the average value per person attending the event exceeded $50 in value. Do not list business entertainment related to your private profession or occupation. Do not list gifts or other things of value given by a relative or personal friend for reasons clearly unrelated to your public position single gift with a value greater than $25 but no greater than $100 or combination of gifts with an aggregate value greater than $25 but no greater than $500. Do not list campaign contributions publicly reported as required by Chapter 9.3 (§ 24.2-945 et seq.) of Title 24.2 of the Code of Virginia.

_________________________________________________________________________
 
  Name of Business,         City or
  Organization, or          County
  Individual                and State  Gift or Event     Approximate Value
  ________________________  _________  ________________  __________________
  ________________________  _________  ________________  __________________
  ________________________  _________  ________________  __________________
  ________________________  _________  ________________  __________________
  _________________________________________________________________________
                                                           RETURN TO ITEM 6

SCHEDULE F-1 - BUSINESS INTERESTS.

Complete this Schedule for each self-owned or family-owned business (including rental property, a farm, or consulting work), partnership, or corporation in which you or a member of your immediate family, separately or together, own an interest having a value in excess of $10,000.

If the enterprise is owned or operated under a trade, partnership, or corporate name, list that name; otherwise, merely explain the nature of the enterprise. If rental property is owned or operated under a trade, partnership, or corporate name, list the name only; otherwise, give the address of each property. Account for business interests held in trust.

_________________________________________________________________________
 
  Name of
  Business
  Corporation,
  Partnership,               Nature of                 Gross income
  Farm;                      Enterprise
  Address of       City or   (farming,                   $50,001     More
  Rental           County    law, rental        $50,000    to        than
  Property        and State  property, etc.)    or less  $250,000  $250,000
  ______________  _________  _________________  _______  ________  ________
  ______________  _________  _________________  _______  ________  ________
  ______________  _________  _________________  _______  ________  ________
  ______________  _________  _________________  _______  ________  ________
  _________________________________________________________________________
                                                           RETURN TO ITEM 8

SCHEDULE F-2 - LOBBYIST RELATIONSHIPS AND PAYMENTS.

Complete this Schedule for each lobbyist relationship with the following:

(i) any person who is, or has been within the prior calendar year, registered as a lobbyist with the Secretary of the Commonwealth, or

(ii) any business in which you have a greater than three percent ownership interest and that business employs, or engages as an independent contractor, any person who is, or has been within the prior calendar year, registered as a lobbyist with the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

___________________________________________________________________________
 
                                                            Payments to
                                                             Lobbyist
  List each person   Describe each   Dates of          $10,000     More than
  or business        relationship    relationship      or less     $10,0001
  _________________  ______________  ______________  ___________  ___________
  _________________  ______________  ______________  ___________  ___________
  _________________  ______________  ______________  ___________  ___________
  _________________  ______________  ______________  ___________  ___________
  _________________  ______________  ______________  ___________  ___________
  ___________________________________________________________________________

THE DISCLOSURE OF A LOBBYIST RELATIONSHIP SHALL NOT (I) CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF ANY ATTORNEY-CLIENT OR OTHER PRIVILEGE, (II) REQUIRE A WAIVER OF ANY ATTORNEY-CLIENT OR OTHER PRIVILEGE FOR A THIRD PARTY, OR (III) BE REQUIRED WHERE A MEMBER OR MEMBER-ELECT IS EMPLOYED OR ENGAGED BY A PERSON AND SUCH PERSON ALSO EMPLOYS OR ENGAGES A PERSON IN A LOBBYIST RELATIONSHIP SO LONG AS THE MEMBER OR MEMBER-ELECT HAS NO FINANCIAL INTEREST IN THE LOBBYIST RELATIONSHIP.

SCHEDULE G-1 - PAYMENTS FOR REPRESENTATION BY YOU.

List the businesses you represented before any state governmental agency, excluding any court or judge, for which you received total compensation during the past 12 months in excess of $1,000, excluding compensation for other services to such businesses and representation consisting solely of the filing of mandatory papers and subsequent representation regarding the mandatory papers filed by you.

Identify each business, the nature of the representation and the amount received by dollar category from each such business. You may state the type, rather than name, of the business if you are required by law not to reveal the name of the business represented by you.

______________________________________________________________________
 
                Pur-
                pose                           Amount Received
  Name   Type   of
  of     of     Repre- Name   $1,001  $10,001 $50,001  $100,001
  Busi-  Busi-  senta- of       to      to      to       to     $250,001
  ness   ness   tion   Agency $10,000 $50,000 $100,000 $250,000 and over
  ______ ______ ______ ______ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  ______ ______ ______ ______ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  ______ ______ ______ ______ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  ______ ______ ______ ______ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  ______________________________________________________________________

If you have received $250,001 or more from a single business within the reporting period, indicate the amount received, rounded to the nearest $10,000. Amount Received: ______________.

SCHEDULE G-2 - PAYMENTS FOR REPRESENTATION BY ASSOCIATES.

List the businesses that have been represented before any state governmental agency, excluding any court or judge, by persons who are your partners, associates or others with whom you have a close financial association and who received total compensation in excess of $1,000 for such representation during the past 12 months, excluding representation consisting solely of the filing of mandatory papers and subsequent representation regarding the mandatory papers filed by your partners, associates or others with whom you have a close financial association.

Identify such businesses by type and also name the state governmental agencies before which such person appeared on behalf of such businesses.

______________________________________________________________________
 
  Type of Business                Name of State Governmental Agency
  _____________________________   ______________________________________
  _____________________________   ______________________________________
  _____________________________   ______________________________________
  _____________________________   ______________________________________
  ______________________________________________________________________

SCHEDULE G-3 - PAYMENTS FOR OTHER SERVICES GENERALLY.

Indicate below types of businesses that operate in Virginia to which services were furnished by you or persons with whom you have a close financial association pursuant to an agreement between you and such businesses, or between persons with whom you have a close financial association and such businesses and for which total compensation in excess of $1,000 was received during the past 12 months. Services reported in this Schedule shall not include services involving the representation of businesses that are reported in Schedule G-1 or G-2 above.

Identify opposite each category of businesses listed below (i) the type of business, (ii) the type of service rendered and (iii) the value by dollar category of the compensation received for all businesses falling within each category.

__________________________________________________________________________
 
                      Check 
                      if    Type
                      ser-  of              Value of Compensation
                      vices ser-
                      were  vice  $1,001  $10,001  $50,001 $100,001
                      ren-  ren-    to      to       to      to     $250,001
                      dered dered $10,000 $50,000 $100,000 $250,000 and over
  Electric utilities  _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Gas utilities       _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Telephone utilities _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Water utilities     _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Cable television
    companies         _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Interstate
    transportation
    companies         _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Intrastate
    transportation
    companies         _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Oil or gas retail
    companies         _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Banks               _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Savings
    institutions      _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Loan or finance
    companies         _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Manufacturing
    companies (state
    type of product,
    e.g., textile,
    furniture, etc.)  _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Mining companies    _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Life insurance
    companies         _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Casualty insurance
    companies         _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Other insurance
    companies         _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Retail companies    _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Beer, wine or
    liquor companies
    or distributors   _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Trade associations  _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Professional
    associations      _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Associations of
    public employees
    or officials      _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Counties, cities
    or towns          _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Labor organizations _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  Other               _____ _____ _______ _______ ________ ________ ________
  __________________________________________________________________________
                                                            RETURN TO ITEM 9

SCHEDULE H - REAL ESTATE.

List real estate other than your principal residence in which you or a member of your immediate family holds an interest, including a partnership interest, option, easement, or land contract, valued at $10,000 or more. Each parcel must be listed individually.

________________________________________________________________________
 
                        Describe the type of real   
                        estate you own in each      
  List the location     location (business,         If the real estate is
  (state, and county    recreational, apartment,    owned or recorded in
  or city where you     commercial, open land,      a name other than your
  own real estate       etc.)                       own, list that name
  ___________________   _________________________   ______________________
  ___________________   _________________________   ______________________
  ___________________   _________________________   ______________________
  ___________________   _________________________   ______________________
  ___________________   _________________________   ______________________
  ________________________________________________________________________
                                                         RETURN TO ITEM 10

SCHEDULE I - REAL ESTATE CONTRACTS WITH STATE GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES.

List all contracts, whether pending or completed within the past 12 months, with a state governmental agency for the sale or exchange of real estate in which you or a member of your immediate family holds an interest, including a corporate, partnership or trust interest, option, easement, or land contract, valued at $10,000 or more. List all contracts with a state governmental agency for the lease of real estate in which you or a member of your immediate family holds such an interest valued at $1,000 or more. This requirement to disclose an interest in a lease does not apply to an interest derived through an ownership interest in a business unless the ownership interest exceeds three percent of the total equity of the business.

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  List your real
  estate interest and
  the person or entity,
  including the type of
  entity, which is
  party to the contract.                              State the annual
  Describe any                                        income from the
  management role and      List each                  contract, and the
  the percentage           governmental agency        amount, if any, of
  ownership interest       which is a party to        income you or any
  you or your immediate    the contract and           immediate family
  family member has in     indicate the county        member derives
  the real estate          or city where the          annually from
  or entity.               real estate is located.    the contract.
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  ______________________   ________________________   ___________________
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B. Any legislator who makes a knowing misstatement of a material fact on the Statement of Economic Interests shall be subject to disciplinary action for such violations by the house in which the legislator sits.

C. In accordance with the rules of each house, the Statement of Economic Interests of all members of each house shall be reviewed. If a legislator's Statement is found to be inadequate as filed, the legislator shall be notified in writing and directed to file an amended Statement correcting the indicated deficiencies, and a time shall be set within which such amendment shall be filed. If the Statement of Economic Interests, in either its original or amended form, is found to be adequate as filed, the legislator's filing shall be deemed in full compliance with this section as to the information disclosed thereon.

D. Ten percent of the membership of a house, on the basis of newly discovered facts, may in writing request the house in which those members sit, in accordance with the rules of that house, to review the Statement of Economic Interests of another member of that house in order to determine the adequacy of his filing. In accordance with the rules of each house, each Statement of Economic Interests shall be promptly reviewed, the adequacy of the filing determined, and notice given in writing to the legislator whose Statement is in issue. Should it be determined that the Statement requires correction, augmentation or revision, the legislator involved shall be directed to make the changes required within such time as shall be set under the rules of each house.

If a legislator, after having been notified in writing in accordance with the rules of the house in which he sits that his Statement is inadequate as filed, fails to amend his Statement so as to come into compliance within the time limit set, he shall be subject to disciplinary action by the house in which he sits. No legislator shall vote on any question relating to his own Statement.

2. That the provisions of this act may result in a net increase in periods of imprisonment or commitment. Pursuant to § 30-19.1:4, the estimated amount of the necessary appropriation is $0 for periods of imprisonment in state adult correctional facilities and $0 for periods of commitment to the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice.

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