Code of Virginia

Code of Virginia
Title 2.2. Administration of Government
5/27/2017

Article 5. Disclosure Statements Required to Be Filed.

§ 2.2-3113. Application.

This article requires disclosure of certain personal and financial interests by state and local government officers and employees.

1987, Sp. Sess., c. 1, § 2.1-639.12; 2001, c. 844.

§ 2.2-3114. Disclosure by state officers and employees.

A. The Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Justices of the Supreme Court, judges of the Court of Appeals, judges of any circuit court, judges and substitute judges of any district court, members of the State Corporation Commission, members of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission, members of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, members of the Board of Trustees of the Virginia Retirement System, members of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, and members of the Virginia Lottery Board and other persons occupying such offices or positions of trust or employment in state government, including members of the governing bodies of authorities, as may be designated by the Governor, or officers or employees of the legislative branch, as may be designated by the Joint Rules Committee of the General Assembly, shall file with the Council, as a condition to assuming office or employment, a disclosure statement of their personal interests and such other information as is required on the form prescribed by the Council pursuant to § 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 all policy and supervisory boards, commissions and councils in the executive branch of state government, other than the Commonwealth Transportation Board, members of the Board of Trustees of the Virginia Retirement System, and the Virginia Lottery Board, shall file with the Council, as a condition to assuming office, a disclosure form of their personal interests and such other information as is required on the form prescribed by the Council pursuant to § 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. Nonsalaried citizen members of other boards, commissions and councils, including advisory boards and authorities, may be required to file a disclosure form if so designated by the Governor, in which case the form shall be that prescribed by the Council pursuant to § 2.2-3118.

C. The disclosure forms required by subsections A and B shall be made available by the Council at least 30 days prior to the filing deadline. Disclosure forms shall be filed electronically with the Council in accordance with the standards approved by it pursuant to § 30-356. All forms shall be maintained as public records for five years in the office of the Council. Such forms shall be made public no later than six weeks after filing.

D. Candidates for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor or Attorney General shall file a disclosure statement of their personal interests as required by § 24.2-502.

E. Any officer or employee of state 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 also 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 agency or advisory agency or, if the agency has a clerk, in the clerk's office.

F. An officer or employee of state 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 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.

G. An officer or employee of state 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.

H. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, chairs of departments at a public institution of higher education in the Commonwealth shall not be required to file the disclosure form prescribed by the Council pursuant to § 2.2-3117 or 2.2-3118.

1987, Sp. Sess., c. 1, § 2.1-639.13; 1988, cc. 767, 849; 1992, c. 710; 1993, c. 303; 1997, c. 641; 2001, cc. 217, 844; 2003, c. 694; 2005, c. 169; 2006, c. 779; 2014, cc. 225, 792, 804; 2015, cc. 763, 777; 2016, cc. 773, 774.

§ 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 Conflicts of Interests Act (§ 30-100 et seq.) shall suffice for the purposes of this chapter. The Secretary of the Commonwealth may obtain from the Council 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.

2002, c. 36; 2015, cc. 763, 777.

§ 2.2-3114.2. Report of gifts by certain officers and employees of state government.

The Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and each member of the Governor's Cabinet shall file, on or before May 1, a report of gifts accepted or received by him or a member of his immediate family during the period beginning on January 1 complete through adjournment sine die of the regular session of the General Assembly. The gift report shall be on a form prescribed by the Council and shall be filed electronically with the Council in accordance with the standards approved by it pursuant to § 30-356. For purposes of this section, "adjournment sine die" means adjournment on the last legislative day of the regular session and does not include the ensuing reconvened session. Any gifts reported pursuant to this section shall not be listed on the annual disclosure form prescribed by the Council pursuant to § 2.2-3117.

2016, cc. 773, 774.

§ 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 required on the form prescribed by the Council pursuant to § 2.2-3117 and thereafter shall file such a statement annually on or before January 15.

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 required on the form prescribed by the Council pursuant to § 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 required on the form prescribed by the Council pursuant to § 2.2-3117 and thereafter shall file such a statement annually on or before January 15.

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 required on the form prescribed by the Council pursuant to § 2.2-3117 and thereafter shall file such a statement annually on or before January 15.

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 required on the form prescribed by the Council pursuant to § 2.2-3118 and thereafter shall file such form annually on or before January 15.

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 made available by the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council at least 30 days prior to the filing deadline, and the clerks of the governing body and school board shall distribute the forms to designated individuals at least 20 days prior to the filing deadline. 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. Such forms shall be made public no later than six weeks after filing.

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 on or before January 15. Such disclosures shall be filed and maintained as public records for five years. Such forms shall be made public no later than six weeks after filing. Forms for the filing of such reports shall be made available by the Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council 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 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. 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.

1987, Sp. Sess., c. 1, § 2.1-639.14; 1988, c. 849; 1995, c. 495; 1996, c. 526; 2000, c. 317; 2001, cc. 217, 844; 2003, c. 694; 2012, c. 429; 2014, cc. 792, 804; 2015, cc. 763, 777; 2016, cc. 773, 774.

§ 2.2-3116. Disclosure by certain constitutional officers.

For the purposes of this chapter, holders of the constitutional offices of treasurer, sheriff, attorney for the Commonwealth, clerk of the circuit court, and commissioner of the revenue of each county and city shall be required to file with the Council, as a condition to assuming office, the Statement of Economic Interests prescribed by the Council pursuant to § 2.2-3117. These officers shall file statements annually on or before January 15. Candidates shall file statements as required by § 24.2-502. Statements shall be filed electronically with the Council in accordance with the standards approved by it pursuant to § 30-356. These officers shall be subject to the prohibition on certain gifts set forth in subsection B of § 2.2-3103.1.

1988, c. 469, § 2.1-639.14:1; 2001, c. 844; 2014, cc. 792, 804; 2015, cc. 763, 777; 2016, cc. 773, 774.

§ 2.2-3117. (Effective until January 1, 2017) 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 similar to the following. Except as otherwise provided in § 2.2-3115, all completed forms shall be filed electronically with the Council in accordance with the standards approved by it pursuant to § 30-356. Any person who knowingly and intentionally makes a false statement of a material fact on the Statement of Economic Interests is guilty of a Class 5 felony.

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.

"Gift" means any gratuity, favor, discount, entertainment, hospitality, loan, forbearance, or other item having monetary value. It includes services as well as gifts of transportation, lodgings and meals, whether provided in-kind, by purchase of a ticket, payment in advance or reimbursement after the expense has been incurred. "Gift" does not include (i) any offer of a ticket, coupon, or other admission or pass unless the ticket, coupon, admission, or pass is used; (ii) honorary degrees; (iii) any athletic, merit, or need-based scholarship or any other financial aid awarded by a public or private school, institution of higher education, or other educational program pursuant to such school, institution, or program's financial aid standards and procedures applicable to the general public; (iv) a campaign contribution properly received and reported pursuant to Chapter 9.3 (§ 24.2-945 et seq.) of Title 24.2; (v) any gift related to the private profession or occupation of an officer or employee or of a member of his immediate family; (vi) food or beverages consumed while attending an event at which the filer is performing official duties related to his public service; (vii) food and beverages received at or registration or attendance fees waived for any event at which the filer is a featured speaker, presenter, or lecturer; (viii) unsolicited awards of appreciation or recognition in the form of a plaque, trophy, wall memento, or similar item that is given in recognition of public, civic, charitable, or professional service; (ix) a devise or inheritance; (x) travel disclosed pursuant to the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act (§ 24.2-945 et seq.); (xi) travel paid for or provided by the government of the United States, any of its territories, or any state or any political subdivision of such state; (xii) travel provided to facilitate attendance by a legislator at a regular or special session of the General Assembly, a meeting of a legislative committee or commission, or a national conference where attendance is approved by the House or Senate Committee on Rules; (xiii) travel related to an official meeting of the Commonwealth, its political subdivisions, or any board, commission, authority, or other entity, or any charitable organization established pursuant to § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code affiliated with such entity, to which such person has been appointed or elected or is a member by virtue of his office or employment; or (xiv) gifts from relatives or personal friends. "Relative" means the donee's spouse, child, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, or first cousin; a person to whom the donee is engaged to be married; the donee's or his spouse's parent, grandparent, grandchild, brother, sister, step-parent, step-grandparent, step-grandchild, step-brother, or step-sister; or the donee's brother's or sister's spouse. "Personal friend" does not include any person that the filer knows or has reason to know is (a) a lobbyist registered pursuant to Article 3 (§ 2.2-418 et seq.) of Chapter 4 of Title 2.2; (b) a lobbyist's principal as defined in § 2.2-419; (c) for an officer or employee of a local governmental or advisory agency, a person, organization, or business who is a party to or is seeking to become a party to a contract with the local agency of which he is an officer or an employee; or (d) for an officer or employee of a state governmental or advisory agency, a person, organization, or business who is a party to or is seeking to become a party to a contract with the Commonwealth. "Person, organization, or business" includes individuals who are officers, directors, or owners of or who have a controlling ownership interest in such organization or business.

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

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 $5,000 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 $5,000 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 six months did you receive in your capacity as an officer or employee of your agency lodging, transportation, money, or anything else of value with a combined value exceeding $100 (i) for a single talk, meeting, or published work or (ii) for a meeting, conference, or event where your attendance at the meeting, conference, or event was designed to (a) educate you on issues relevant to your duties as an officer or employee of your agency or (b) enhance your knowledge and skills relative to your duties as an officer or employee of your agency?
EITHER check NO / / OR check YES / / and complete Schedule D.

5. Gifts.

During the past six months did a business, government, or individual other than a relative or personal friend (i) furnish you or a member of your immediate family with any gift or entertainment at a single event and the value received exceeded $50 or (ii) furnish you or a member of your immediate family with gifts or entertainment in any combination and the total value received exceeded $50, and for which you or the member of your immediate family neither paid nor rendered services in exchange? Account for entertainment events only if the average value per person attending the event exceeded $50. Account for all business entertainment (except if related to the private profession or occupation of you or the member of your immediate family who received such business entertainment) even if unrelated to your official duties.
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 $5,000 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 $5,000 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 six 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 six 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 six months? Services reported under this provision shall not include services involving the representation of businesses that are reported under item 8A or 8B.

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 more than $5,000 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 more than $5,000 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 $5,000 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 six 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.

aName of BusinessAddress of BusinessPosition Held and by Whom
b___________________________________________________________________________________________________
c___________________________________________________________________________________________________
d___________________________________________________________________________________________________
e___________________________________________________________________________________________________
f

 

 

RETURN TO ITEM 2

SCHEDULE B -- PERSONAL LIABILITIES.
Report personal liability by checking each category. Report only debts in excess of $5,000. 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:

a

 

Check one
bCheck appropriate categories$5,001 to
$50,000
More than
$50,000
cBanks______________________________________
dSavings institutions______________________________________
eOther loan or finance companies______________________________________
fInsurance companies______________________________________
gStock, commodity or other brokerage companies______________________________________
hOther businesses:

 

 

i(State principal business activity for each creditor and its name.)

 

 

j___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
k___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
lIndividual creditors:

 

 

m(State principal business or occupation of each creditor and its name.)

 

 

n___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
o___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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

a

 

Check one
bCheck appropriate categories$5,001 to
$50,000
More than
$50,000
cBanks______________________________________
dSavings institutions______________________________________
eOther loan or finance companies______________________________________
fInsurance companies______________________________________
gStock, commodity or other brokerage companies______________________________________
hOther businesses:

 

 

i(State principal business activity for each creditor and its name.)

 

 

j___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
k___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
lIndividual creditors:

 

 

m(State principal business or occupation of each creditor and its name.)

 

 

n___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
o___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
pRETURN TO ITEM 3

SCHEDULE C -- SECURITIES.

"Securities" INCLUDES stocks, bonds, mutual funds, limited partnerships, and commodity futures contracts.
"Securities" EXCLUDES certificates of deposit, 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 $5,000. Name each issuer 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 / /.

a

 

 

Check one
bName of IssuerType of Security (stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etc.)$5,001 to $50,000$50,001 to $250,000More than $250,000
c_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
d_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
e_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
f_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
gRETURN TO ITEM 4

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

List each source from which you received during the past six months in your capacity as an officer or employee of your agency lodging, transportation, money, or any other thing of value with combined value exceeding $100 (i) for your presentation of a single talk, participation in one meeting, or publication of a work or (ii) for your attendance at a meeting, conference, or event where your attendance at the meeting, conference, or event was designed to (a) educate you on issues relevant to your duties as an officer or employee of your agency or (b) enhance your knowledge and skills relative to your duties as an officer or employee of your agency. Any lodging, transportation, money, or other thing of value received by an officer or employee that does not satisfy the provisions of clause (i), (ii) (a), or (ii) (b) shall be listed as a gift on Schedule E.

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 / /.

aPayerApproximate ValueCircumstancesType of payment (e.g., honoraria, travel reimbursement, etc.)
b_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
c_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
d_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
e_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
fRETURN TO ITEM 5

SCHEDULE E -- GIFTS.

List each business, governmental entity, or individual that, during the past six months, (i) furnished you or a member of your immediate family with any gift or entertainment at a single event, and the value received exceeded $50 or (ii) furnished you or a member of your immediate family with gifts or entertainment in any combination and the total value received exceeded $50, and for which you or the member of your immediate family 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. Do not list business entertainment related to the private profession or occupation of you or the member of your immediate family who received such business entertainment. Do not list gifts or other things of value given by a relative or personal friend for reasons clearly unrelated to your public position. 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.

aName of RecipientName of Business, Organization, or
Individual
City or County and StateExact Gift or EventApproximate Value
b___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
c___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
d___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
e___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
fRETURN 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 $5,000.

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.

a

 

 

 

Gross Income
bName of Business, Corporation, Partnership, Farm; Address of Rental PropertyCity or County
and State
Nature of Enterprise (farming, law, rental property, etc.)$50,000
or less
$50,001 to $250,000More than $250,000
c__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
d__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
e__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
f__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
gRETURN 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 six 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.

a

 

 

 

 

Amount Received
bName of
Business
Type of BusinessPurpose of RepresentationName of Agency$1,001
to
$10,000
$10,001
to
$50,000
$50,001
to
$100,000
$100,001
to
$250,000
$250,001
and
over
c_________________________________________________________________________________________________
d_________________________________________________________________________________________________
e_________________________________________________________________________________________________
f_________________________________________________________________________________________________

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 six 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.

aType of businessName of state governmental agency
b_____________________________________________________________________________________
c_____________________________________________________________________________________
d_____________________________________________________________________________________
e_____________________________________________________________________________________

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 six 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.

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.

a

 

 

 

Value of Compensation
b

 

Check if services were renderedType of service rendered$1,001
to
$10,000
$10,001
to
$50,000
$50,001
to
$100,000
$100,001
to
$250,000
$250,001
and
over
cElectric utilities______________________________________________________________________
dGas utilities______________________________________________________________________
eTelephone utilities______________________________________________________________________
fWater utilities______________________________________________________________________
gCable television companies______________________________________________________________________
hIntrastate transportation companies______________________________________________________________________
iOil or gas retail companies______________________________________________________________________
jBanks______________________________________________________________________
kSavings institutions______________________________________________________________________
lLoan or finance companies______________________________________________________________________
mManufacturing companies (state type of product, e.g., textile, furniture, etc.)______________________________________________________________________
nMining companies______________________________________________________________________
oLife insurance companies______________________________________________________________________
pCasualty insurance companies______________________________________________________________________
qOther insurance companies______________________________________________________________________
rRetail companies______________________________________________________________________
sBeer, wine or liquor companies or distributors______________________________________________________________________
tTrade associations______________________________________________________________________
uProfessional associations______________________________________________________________________
vAssociations of public employees or officials______________________________________________________________________
wCounties, cities or towns______________________________________________________________________
xLabor organizations______________________________________________________________________
yOther______________________________________________________________________
zRETURN 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 more than $5,000. Each parcel shall be listed individually.

aList each location (state, and county or city) where you own real estate.Describe the type of real estate you own in each location (business, recreational, apartment, commercial, open land, etc.).If the real estate is owned or recorded in a name other than your own, list that name.
b_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
c_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
d_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
e_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
f_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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 more than $5,000. Each parcel shall be listed individually. Also list the names of any co-owners of such property, if applicable.

aList each location (state, and county or city) where you own real estate.Describe the type of real estate you own in each location (business, recreational, apartment, commercial, open land, etc.).If the real estate is owned or recorded in a name other than your own, list that name.List the names of any co-owners, if applicable.
b_____________________________________________________________________________________________________
c_____________________________________________________________________________________________________
d_____________________________________________________________________________________________________
e_____________________________________________________________________________________________________
f_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

SCHEDULE I -- REAL ESTATE CONTRACTS WITH GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES.

List all contracts, whether pending or completed within the past six 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 more than $10,000. 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 more than $1,000. 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.

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

1987, Sp. Sess., c. 1, § 2.1-639.15; 1988, c. 849; 1994, cc. 724, 733, 777, 793; 1995, c. 763; 1996, c. 77; 1997, cc. 577, 844; 1998, c. 732; 2001, c. 844; 2006, cc. 310, 779, 787, 892; 2008, c. 239; 2010, c. 670; 2012, c. 429; 2014, cc. 792, 804; 2015, cc. 763, 777.

§ 2.2-3117. (Effective January 1, 2017) 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 prescribed by the Council. Except as otherwise provided in § 2.2-3115, all completed forms shall be filed electronically with the Council in accordance with the standards approved by it pursuant to § 30-356. Any person who knowingly and intentionally makes a false statement of a material fact on the Statement of Economic Interests is guilty of a Class 5 felony.

1987, Sp. Sess., c. 1, § 2.1-639.15; 1988, c. 849; 1994, cc. 724, 733, 777, 793; 1995, c. 763; 1996, c. 77; 1997, cc. 577, 844; 1998, c. 732; 2001, c. 844; 2006, cc. 310, 779, 787, 892; 2008, c. 239; 2010, c. 670; 2012, c. 429; 2014, cc. 792, 804; 2015, cc. 763, 777; 2016, cc. 773, 774.

§ 2.2-3118. (Effective until January 1, 2017) Disclosure form; certain citizen members.

A. The financial disclosure form to be used for filings required pursuant to subsection B of § 2.2-3114 and subsection B of § 2.2-3115 shall be filed in accordance with the provisions of § 30-356. The financial disclosure form shall be substantially similar to the following. Except as otherwise provided in § 2.2-3115, all completed forms shall be filed electronically with the Council in accordance with the standards approved by it pursuant to § 30-356.

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 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.

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

"Personal interest" means, for the purposes of this form only, a personal and financial benefit or liability accruing to a filer or a member of his immediate family. Such interest shall exist by reason of (i) ownership in real or personal property, tangible or intangible; (ii) ownership in a business; (iii) income from a business; or (iv) personal liability on behalf of a business; however, unless the ownership interest in a business exceeds three percent of the total equity of the business, or the liability on behalf of a business exceeds three percent of the total assets of the business, or the annual income, and/or property or use of such property, from the business exceeds $10,000 or may reasonably be anticipated to exceed $10,000, such interest shall not constitute a "personal interest."

Name____________________________________________________________________________

Office or position held or to be held

__________________________________________________________________________________

Address__________________________________________________________________________

I. FINANCIAL INTERESTS

My personal interests and those of my immediate family are as follows:

Include all forms of personal interests held at the time of filing: real estate, stocks, bonds, equity interests in proprietorships and partnerships. You may exclude:

1. Deposits and interest bearing accounts in banks, savings institutions and other institutions accepting such deposits or accounts;

2. Interests in any business, other than a news medium, representing less than three percent of the total equity value of the business;

3. Liability on behalf of any business representing less than three percent of the total assets of such business; and

4. Income (other than from salary) less than $10,000 annually from any business. You need not state the value of any interest. You must state the name or principal business activity of each business in which you have a personal interest.

A. My personal interests are:

1. Residence, address, or, if no address, location
____________________________________________________________________________

2. Other real estate, address, or, if no address, location
____________________________________________________________________________

3. Name or principal business activity of each business in which stock, bond or equity interest is held
____________________________________________________________________________

B. The personal interests of my immediate family are:

1. Real estate, address or, if no address, location
____________________________________________________________________________

2. Name or principal business activity of each business in which stock, bond or equity interest is held
____________________________________________________________________________

II. OFFICES, DIRECTORSHIPS AND SALARIED EMPLOYMENTS

The paid offices, paid directorships and salaried employments which I hold
or which members of my immediate family hold and the businesses from which I
or members of my immediate family receive retirement benefits are as follows:

(You need not state any dollar amounts.)

A. My paid offices, paid directorships and salaried employments are:

aPosition heldName of business
b____________________________________________________________________________
c____________________________________________________________________________
d____________________________________________________________________________

B. The paid offices, paid directorships and salaried employments of members of my immediate family are:

aPosition heldName of business
b____________________________________________________________________________
c____________________________________________________________________________
d____________________________________________________________________________

III. BUSINESSES TO WHICH SERVICES WERE FURNISHED

A. The businesses I have represented, excluding activity defined as lobbying in § 2.2-419, before any state governmental agency, excluding any court or judge, for which I have received total compensation in excess of $1,000 during the preceding year, excluding compensation for other services to such businesses and representation consisting solely of the filing of mandatory papers, are as follows:

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

aName of businessName of governmental agency
b____________________________________________________________________________
c____________________________________________________________________________
d____________________________________________________________________________

B. The businesses that, to my knowledge, have been represented, excluding activity defined as lobbying in § 2.2-419, before any state governmental agency, excluding any court or judge, by persons with whom I have a close financial association and who received total compensation in excess of $1,000 during the preceding year, excluding compensation for other services to such businesses and representation consisting solely of the filing of mandatory papers, are as follows:

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

aType of businessName of state governmental agency
b_______________________________________________________________________________
c_______________________________________________________________________________
d_______________________________________________________________________________

C. All other businesses listed below that operate in Virginia to which services were furnished pursuant to an agreement between you and such businesses and for which total compensation in excess of $1,000 was received during the preceding year:

Check each category of business to which services were furnished.

aElectric utilities__________
bGas utilities__________
cTelephone utilities__________
dWater utilities__________
eCable television companies__________
fIntrastate transportation companies__________
gInterstate transportation companies__________
hOil or gas retail companies__________
iBanks__________
jSavings institutions__________
kLoan or finance companies__________
lManufacturing companies (state type of
product, e.g., textile, furniture, etc.)
__________
mMining companies__________
nLife insurance companies__________
oCasualty insurance companies__________
pOther insurance companies__________
qRetail companies__________
rBeer, wine or liquor companies or distributors__________
sTrade associations__________
tProfessional associations__________
uAssociations of public employees or officials__________
vCounties, cities or towns__________
wLabor organizations__________

IV. COMPENSATION FOR EXPENSES

The persons, associations, or other sources other than my governmental agency from which I or a member of my immediate family received remuneration in excess of $100 during the preceding year, in cash or otherwise, as honorariums or payment of expenses in connection with my attendance at any meeting or other function to which I was invited in my official capacity are as follows:

aName of SourceDescription of occasionAmount of remuneration
for each occasion
b_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
c_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
d_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

B. The provisions of Part III A and B of the disclosure form prescribed by this section shall not be applicable to officers and employees of local governmental and local advisory agencies.

C. Except for real estate located within the county, city or town in which the officer or employee serves or a county, city or town contiguous to the county, city or town in which the officer or employee serves, officers and employees of local governmental or advisory agencies shall not be required to disclose under Part I of the form any other interests in real estate.

1988, c. 849, § 2.1-639.15:1; 1996, c. 77; 2001, c. 844; 2006, c. 779; 2011, cc. 123, 177; 2014, cc. 792, 804; 2015, cc. 763, 777.

§ 2.2-3118. (Effective January 1, 2017) Disclosure form; certain citizen members.

The financial disclosure form to be used for filings required pursuant to subsection B of § 2.2-3114 and subsection B of § 2.2-3115 shall be filed in accordance with the provisions of § 30-356. The financial disclosure form shall be prescribed by the Council. Except as otherwise provided in § 2.2-3115, all completed forms shall be filed electronically with the Council in accordance with the standards approved by it pursuant to § 30-356.

1988, c. 849, § 2.1-639.15:1; 1996, c. 77; 2001, c. 844; 2006, c. 779; 2011, cc. 123, 177; 2014, cc. 792, 804; 2015, cc. 763, 777; 2016, cc. 773, 774.

§ 2.2-3118.1. Special provisions for individuals serving in or seeking multiple positions or offices; reappointees.

A. The filing of a single current statement of economic interests by an individual required to file the form prescribed in § 2.2-3117 shall suffice for the purposes of this chapter as filing for all positions or offices held or sought by such individual during a single reporting period. The filing of a single current financial disclosure statement by an individual required to file the form prescribed in § 2.2-3118 shall suffice for the purposes of this chapter as filing for all positions or offices held or sought by such individual and requiring the filing of the § 2.2-3118 form during a single reporting period.

B. Any individual who has met the requirement for periodically filing a statement provided in § 2.2-3117 or 2.2-3118 shall not be required to file an additional statement upon such individual's reappointment to the same office or position for which he is required to file, provided such reappointment occurs within six months after filing a statement pursuant to § 2.2-3117 and within 12 months after filing a statement pursuant to § 2.2-3118.

2005, c. 397; 2014, cc. 792, 804; 2016, cc. 773, 774.

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