Note:  The approximate length of time needed to complete the Ethics Briefing module is less than fifteen minutes.
What is the ethics briefing?
The Ethics Briefing is a concise summary of basic ethics standards.

Why do I have to complete the Ethics Briefing?
The State Executive Branch Ethics Law requires that each State Employee and State Officer complete an annual ethics briefing.

Who has to complete the ethics briefing?
Employees and Officers of State departments, agencies, authorities, boards, commissions, colleges and universities must complete this briefing.

How often must I complete the Ethics Briefing?
You must receive the Ethics Briefing in any calendar year in which you did not receive ethics training.

How do I complete the Ethics Briefing?
Your supervisor may read the Ethics Briefing to you and certify to your Ethics Liaison Officer (ELO) that you have received it.

Can I complete the Ethics Briefing on-line?
Yes, you can complete the briefing by clicking the link at the top of the page.
The briefing has an audio track. Please turn on your computer speakers.
The briefing will take less than five minutes.

How do I prove that I completed the on-line Ethics Briefing?
At the end of the briefing, there is a receipt form.
Please fill out the form, including your State e-mail address.
A copy of the form will be sent to your State e-mail account.
Please print the form, keep a copy for your records and give a copy to your supervisor.
You must fill out and print the form and give it to your supervisor to receive credit for completing the on-line Ethics Briefing.

If you have any questions, please contact your Ethics Liaison Officer (ELO)



updated June 15th, 2023

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