This scheme provides for hearings for imposing sanctions against a former Department of Commerce employee for violating the post-employment restrictions of the conflict of interest laws and regulations set forth in the Ethics in Government Act (18 USC 207) and its regulations, found in 5 CFR Part 737.
This scheme allows for a hearing before the Ethics Law and Program Division Chief or his designee, with an appeal available to the Assistant General Counsel for Administration. Judicial review of these decisions is allowed.
|Level||Name of Office||Sub-Agency/Bureau/Division:||Are administrative appeals permitted from final decisions at this stage?|
Office of the General Counsel
Yes (All Types of Cases)
Appeal Level 1
Office of the Secretary