The United States Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), with the concurrence of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), is issuing this rule for employees of the Commission, which supplements the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch issued by OGE. The rule requires employees of the Commission to obtain prior approval before engaging in outside employment. The text of the rule was published in the Federal Register on August 30, 2006 at 71 FR 51533 as a proposed rule and provided that comments should have been received by September 29, 2006 to be considered in the formulation of the final rule. No comments were received.
Agency Contact: Emma Monroig, Esq., Solicitor and Designated Agency Ethics Official, United States Commission on Civil Rights, Office of the Staff Director, 624 Ninth Street, NW., Suite 621, Washington, DC 20425; Telephone: (202) 376-7796; Facsimile: (202) 376- 1163.
This rule is final. Its effective date is July 14, 2008.