United States Office of Government Ethics, Preventing Conflicts of Interest in the Executive Branch

Dates and Deadlines

The U.S. Office of Government Ethics created the schedule of important ethics dates to remind executive branch agency ethics officials of important dates and deadlines throughout the year. Below are upcoming dates. For all dates & deadlines visit All Dates and Deadlines




2020 Schedule of Important Ethics Datespdf


2019 Schedule of Important Ethics Dates (Updated 5.16.19)pdf


2018 Schedule of Important Ethics Datespdf


2017 Schedule of Dates and Deadlinespdf

12/31/2019

Today marks the end of the annual public financial disclosure reporting period, except for the reporting periods for “Agreements and Arrangements” and “Positions Held Outside the U.S. Government,” which continue up to the date of filing. (5 CFR § 2634.308(a))


12/31/2019

Today marks the end of the annual confidential financial disclosure reporting period. (5 CFR § 2634.908(a))


01/01/2020

REMINDER: Today marks the beginning of the annual public financial disclosure reporting period. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.310(a))


01/01/2020

REMINDER: Today marks the beginning of the annual confidential financial disclosure reporting period. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.908(a))


01/10/2020

REMINDER: Today is the deadline for OGE’s certification of 2019 public annual financial disclosure reports. (PA-19-06, PA-19-13) OGE may decline to certify any 2019 annual report for which OGE has not received sufficient information to certify the report.


01/15/2020

REMINDER: By today, OGE will send year-end status letters to agency heads regarding their agency’s compliance with their financial disclosure responsibilities under the Ethics in Government Act. (PA-19-06, PA-19-13)


01/15/2020

DUE TO AGENCY ETHICS OFFICIALS TODAY: A written summary and confirmation from the lead human resources official regarding procedures for implementing certain requirements of subpart C of 5 C.F.R. part 2638 is due to agency ethics officials today. (5 C.F.R. § 2638.105(b)(4))


02/03/2020

DUE TO OGE TODAY: The Annual Agency Ethics Program Questionnaire is due to OGE today. (5 C.F.R. § 2638.207(a), (PA-19-11))


02/18/2020

DUE TO AGENCY ETHICS OFFICIALS TODAY: All annual confidential financial disclosure reports are due to agency ethics officials today, unless the filer has been granted an extension. Remember to document the extension. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.903(a), 5 C.F.R. § 2634.903(d))


03/10/2020

REMINDER: The National Government Ethics Summit will be held March 10-12 at the National Institutes of Health.


03/11/2020

REMINDER: The National Government Ethics Summit will be held March 10-12 at the National Institutes of Health.


03/12/2020

REMINDER: The National Government Ethics Summit will be held March 10-12 at the National Institutes of Health.


03/31/2020

REMINDER: The October 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020 period for reporting payments of travel accepted from non-Federal sources ends today. Agencies should begin to prepare their 1353 travel reports. Agencies may use either the OGE Form 1353 or the Standard Form (SF) 326. (31 U.S.C. § 1353(d)(2)(B))


05/15/2020

DUE TO AGENCY ETHICS OFFICIALS TODAY: All annual public financial disclosure reports are due to agency ethics officials today, unless the filer has been granted an extension. Remember to document the extension. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.201(a), 5 C.F.R. § 2634.201(g))


05/18/2020

DUE TO AGENCY ETHICS OFFICIALS TODAY: All annual confidential financial disclosure reports from filers granted a 90-day extension are due to agency ethics officials today. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.903(d))


05/31/2020

DUE TO OGE TODAY: The 1353 travel report for payments of travel accepted from non- Federal sources is due to OGE today. Agencies must submit either a positive or a negative report. Agencies may use either the OGE Form 1353 or the Standard Form (SF) 326. The 1353 travel report should cover the period of October 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020. Please submit reports to 1353travel@oge.gov. (31 U.S.C. § 1353(d)(2)(B))


06/16/2020

REMINDER: The late filing fee now applies to annual public financial disclosure report filers who did not submit their reports to agency ethics officials, unless the filer has been granted an extension. Remember, checks should be made payable to the U.S. Treasury. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.704)


06/29/2020

DUE TO AGENCY ETHICS OFFICIALS TODAY: Today is the last day for filers to request an additional 45-day extension to the public financial disclosure deadline. Remember to document the extension. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.201(g))


06/29/2020

DUE TO AGENCY ETHICS OFFICIALS TODAY: All annual public financial disclosure reports from filers granted 45-day extensions are due to agency ethics officials today. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.201(g))


07/01/2020

DUE TO OGE TODAY: Agencies must submit a letter to OGE stating whether components currently designated should remain designated for purposes of 18 U.S.C. § 207(c). Agencies need not submit a letter if their agency currently has no designated components and they do not wish to request the designation of any component. (5 C.F.R. § 2641.302(e)(2))


07/30/2020

REMINDER: The late filing fee now applies to annual public financial disclosure report filers who were granted 45-day filing extensions but have not submitted their reports to agency ethics officials. Remember, checks should be made payable to the U.S. Treasury. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.704)


08/13/2020

DUE TO AGENCY ETHICS OFFICIALS TODAY: All annual public financial disclosure reports from filers granted second 45-day extensions are due to agency ethics officials today. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.201(g))


09/15/2020

REMINDER: The late filing fee now applies to annual public financial disclosure report filers who were granted second 45-day filing extensions but have not submitted their reports to agency ethics officials. Remember, checks should be made payable to the U.S. Treasury. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.704)


09/30/2020

REMINDER: The April 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020 period for reporting payments of travel accepted from non-Federal sources ends today. Agencies should begin to prepare their 1353 travel reports. Agencies may use either the OGE Form 1353 or the Standard Form (SF) 326. (31 U.S.C. § 1353(d)(2)(C))


10/13/2020

DUE TO OGE TODAY: By today, OGE generally expects agencies to finalize work and transmit to OGE the 2020 public financial reports of PAS, DAEO, and other persons whose reports are required to be forwarded to OGE for review and certification. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.602(c)(1))


11/01/2020

REMINDER: Only 61 days remain in the financial disclosure calendar year. Remember that employees need to serve in a position for 61 days or more to file an annual financial disclosure report. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.204(a), 5 C.F.R. § 2634.903(a))


11/30/2020

DUE TO OGE TODAY: The 1353 travel report for payments of travel accepted from non-Federal sources is due to OGE today. Agencies must submit either a positive or a negative report. Agencies may use either the OGE Form 1353 or the Standard Form (SF) 326. The 1353 travel report should cover the period of April 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020. Please submit reports to 1353travel@ oge.gov. (31 U.S.C. § 1353(d)(2)(C))


12/11/2020

DUE TO OGE TODAY: By today, agencies should have transmitted to OGE all 2020 public financial reports of PAS, DAEO, and other persons whose reports are required to be forwarded to OGE for review and certification. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.602(c)(1))


12/31/2020

REMINDER:Today is the deadline for completion of annual ethics training for employees covered by §§ 2638.307 and 2638.308. (5 C.F.R. § 2638.604 (h))


12/31/2020

REMINDER: Today marks the end of the annual public financial disclosure reporting period, except for the reporting periods for “Agreements and Arrangements” and “Positions Held Outside the U.S. Government,” which continue up to the date of filing. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.310(a))


12/31/2020

REMINDER: Today marks the end of the annual confidential financial disclosure reporting period. (5 C.F.R. § 2634.908(a))