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Ethics Commission

The Anne Arundel County Ethics Commission administers the Anne Arundel County Public Ethics Law.


In the Spotlight

Anne Arundel County Ethics Commission:

  • Was created by the voters of Anne Arundel County
  • Administers the Public Ethics Law
  • Provides ethics training to county employees
  • Provides advice to county employees
  • Maintains financial disclosure records
  • Maintains lobbying records
  • Investigates and holds hearings on alleged violations of the Ethics Law

Legislative Policy

"The County Council, recognizing that our system of representative government is dependent in part on the people maintaining the highest trust in County officials and employees, finds and declares that the people have a right to be assured that the impartiality and independent judgment of County officials and employees will be maintained; and that this confidence and trust is eroded when the conduct of the County’s business is subject to improper influence or even the appearance of improper influence." 
  - Public Ethics Law, Article 7, §1-102, Anne Arundel County Code.

Meeting Information

The seven member commission usually meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at the Heritage Office Complex , 2666 Riva Road, Suite 160, Annapolis, MD 21401 and posts meeting notices on its website under Upcoming Ethics Events.



Upcoming Ethics Events

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