Utah Legislative Ethics Information

In recent years, the Utah State Legislature has enacted significant ethics legislation and adopted ethics rules and training for Utah legislators.

Rules that govern legislators:

Legislative Rules
Joint Rules
Title 6 Legislative Ethics and Adjudication of Ethics Complaints
Title: JR6

Chapter 1: Ethics Requirements Governing Legislators

Chapter 2: House and Senate Ethics Committees and Independent Legislative Ethics Commission

Chapter 3: Filing a Complaint Alleging a Violation of Legislative Ethics

Chapter 4: Procedures for Reviewing Ethics Complaints

Chapter 5: Action by Senate or House on Ethics Committee Recommendation

Chapter 6: Communications with Other Branches of Government

If you believe a member of the Utah Legislature has violated any standard of ethical conduct, you may file an ethics complaint in accordance with Joint Rules, Title 6, Chapter 3.

Mail to:

Legislative Ethics Commission
PO Box 141175
Salt Lake City UT 84114-1175

Executive Director: Kim Bouck
Email: kbouck@le.utah.gov
Telephone: 801-326-1422

Legislative Ethics Training

Recently passed ethics bills and resolutions:

2009 General Session, HB 345, HB 346, HJR 14, SB 156, SB 162
2010 General Session, HB 267, HB 329, HJR 14, HJR 15, HR 9, SB 136, SB 138, SJR 3, SJR 19
2011 General Session, SB 251
2012 General Session, SB 180