Office of Congressional Ethics

Office of Congressional Ethics The mission of the OCE is to assist the United States House of Representatives in upholding high standards of ethical conduct for its Members, Officers and staff and, in so doing, to serve the American people.

The OCE is an independent, non-partisan entity charged with reviewing allegations of misconduct against Members, officers, and staff of the United States House of Representatives and, when appropriate, referring matters to the House Committee on Ethics. In all but one set of circumstances, the report and findings of the OCE Board must be publicly released. The OCE is governed by an eight-person Bo

The OCE is an independent, non-partisan entity charged with reviewing allegations of misconduct against Members, officers, and staff of the United States House of Representatives and, when appropriate, referring matters to the House Committee on Ethics. In all but one set of circumstances, the report and findings of the OCE Board must be publicly released. The OCE is governed by an eight-person Bo

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The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
11/29/2021
OCE Referral Regarding Mr. John Sample

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On August 27, 2021, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Mr. John Sample.

10/28/2021
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The OCE's 3rd quarter 2021 report is now available on our website:

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
10/21/2021
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Alex Mooney

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On July 23, 2021, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Alex Mooney.

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
10/21/2021
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Tom Malinowski

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On July 23, 2021, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Tom Malinowski.

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
10/21/2021
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Jim Hagedorn

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On July 23, 2021, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Jim Hagedorn.

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
10/21/2021
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Mike Kelly

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On July 23, 2021, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Mike Kelly.

The OCE's Second Quarter 2021 Report is now available:
07/22/2021
Second Quarter 2021 Report

The OCE's Second Quarter 2021 Report is now available:

OCE Second Quarter 2021 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the second quarter of 2021.

The OCE's first quarter 2021 report is now available:
04/22/2021
First Quarter 2021 Report

The OCE's first quarter 2021 report is now available:

OCE First Quarter 2021 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the first quarter of 2021.

The OCE's fourth quarter 2020 report is now available:
03/11/2021
Fourth Quarter 2020 Report

The OCE's fourth quarter 2020 report is now available:

OCE Fourth Quarter 2020 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the fourth quarter of 2020.

The OCE's latest report is now available on our website:
03/02/2021
OCE Report Regarding Del. Michael San Nicolas

The OCE's latest report is now available on our website:

OCE Report regarding Del. San Nicolas On February 10, 2020, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Del. San Nicolas. Committee Action On June 12, 2020, the Committee released a statement that it una...

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
03/02/2021
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Steven Palazzo

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On September 2, 2020, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Steven Palazzo.

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
07/31/2020
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Sanford Bishop

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On February 10, 2020, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Sanford Bishop.

The OCE's second quarter 2020 report is now available:
07/23/2020
Second Quarter 2020 Report

The OCE's second quarter 2020 report is now available:

OCE Second Quarter 2020 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the second quarter of 2020.

The OCE's first quarter 2020 report is now available:
05/06/2020
OCE First Quarter 2020 Report

The OCE's first quarter 2020 report is now available:

OCE First Quarter 2020 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the first quarter of 2020.

The OCE's fourth quarter 2019 report is now available.
01/29/2020
OCE Fourth Quarter 2019 Report

The OCE's fourth quarter 2019 report is now available.

OCE Fourth Quarter 2019 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the fourth quarter of 2019.

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
12/17/2019
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Lori Trahan

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On September 18, 2019, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Lori Trahan.

The OCE's latest public report is now available on our website:
11/14/2019
OCE Report Regarding Rep. Ross Spano

The OCE's latest public report is now available on our website:

On August 16, 2019, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Ross Spano.

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
11/14/2019
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Rashida Tlaib

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On August 16, 2019, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Rashida Tlaib.

11/14/2019
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The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

The OCE's third quarter 2019 report is now available.
10/17/2019
OCE Third Quarter 2019 Report

The OCE's third quarter 2019 report is now available.

OCE Third Quarter 2019 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the third quarter of 2019.

The OCE's second quarter 2019 report is now available.
07/25/2019
Second Quarter 2019 Report

The OCE's second quarter 2019 report is now available.

OCE Second Quarter 2019 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the second quarter of 2019.

The OCE's first quarter 2019 report is now available.
04/24/2019
First Quarter 2019 Report

The OCE's first quarter 2019 report is now available.

OCE First Quarter 2019 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the first quarter of 2019.

The OCE's fourth quarter 2018 report is now available.
03/20/2019
Fourth Quarter 2018 Report

The OCE's fourth quarter 2018 report is now available.

OCE Fourth Quarter 2018 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the fourth quarter of 2018.

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
12/17/2018
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Rod Blum

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On July 19, 2018, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Rod Blum.

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
12/04/2018
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Thomas Garrett

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On September 5, 2018, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. Thomas Garrett.

The OCE's third quarter 2018 report is now available.
11/08/2018
Third Quarter 2018 Report

The OCE's third quarter 2018 report is now available.

OCE Third Quarter 2018 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the third quarter of 2018.

The OCE's second quarter 2018 report is now available.
08/01/2018
Second Quarter 2018 Report

The OCE's second quarter 2018 report is now available.

OCE Second Quarter 2018 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the second quarter of 2018.

The OCE's first quarter 2018 report is now available.
04/24/2018
First Quarter 2018 Report

The OCE's first quarter 2018 report is now available.

OCE First Quarter 2018 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCe in the first quarter of 2018.

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
04/05/2018
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. John J. Duncan Jr.

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

On December 19, 2017, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Representatives regarding Rep. John J. Duncan Jr.

10/24/2017
Third Quarter 2017 Report – Office of Congressional Ethics

The OCE's third quarter 2017 report is now available.

October 24, 2017October 24, 2017, 115th Congress, Quarterly Reports OCE Third Quarter 2017 Report Below is a statistical summary of the actions taken by the Board of the OCE in the third quarter of 2017. Below is a chart of the matter that the OCE referred to the Committee on Ethics that was release...

10/12/2017
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Chris Collins – Office of Congressional Ethics

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

October 12, 2017October 12, 2017, 115th Congress, Investigations OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Chris Collins OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Chris Collins Exhibits 1 of 3 OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Chris Collins Exhibits 2 of 3 OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Chris Collins Exhibits 3 of 3 On July 14, 2017, t...

09/12/2017
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Madeleine Z. Bordallo – Office of Congressional Ethics

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

September 12, 2017September 12, 2017, 115th Congress, Investigations OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Madeleine Z. Bordallo OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Madeleine Z. Bordallo Exhibits 1 of 7 OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Madeleine Z. Bordallo Exhibits 2 of 7 OCE Referral Regarding Rep. Madeleine Z. Bordallo...

08/09/2017
OCE Referral Regarding Rep. John Conyers – Office of Congressional Ethics

The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:

August 9, 2017August 9, 2017, 115th Congress, Investigations OCE Referral Regarding Rep. John Conyers OCE Referral Regarding Rep. John Conyers Exhibits 1 of 1 On May 11, 2017, the Office of Congressional Ethics transmitted a referral to the Committee on Ethics of the United States House of Represent...

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The OCE's latest referral is now available on our website:
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