ETH 26.03(1)(a)(a) If the commission receives a statement of lobbying activity and expenditures within 2 business days after the due date for that report:
ETH 26.03(1)(a)1. 1. If the principal has committed no prior offenses, no penalty may be imposed.
ETH 26.03(1)(a)2. 2. If the principal has committed a prior offense, the commission may issue a written warning to the principal.
ETH 26.03(1)(b) (b) If the commission receives a statement of lobbying activity and expenditures within 3 to 5 days after the due date for that report:
ETH 26.03(1)(b)1. 1. If the principal has committed no prior offenses, the commission may issue a written warning to the principal.
ETH 26.03(1)(b)2. 2. If the principal has committed a prior offense, the commission may extend a settlement offer of $50.
ETH 26.03(1)(c) (c) If the commission receives a statement of lobbying activity and expenditures within 6 to 15 days after the due date for that report:
ETH 26.03(1)(c)1. 1. If the principal has committed no prior offenses, the commission may issue a written warning to the principal.
ETH 26.03(1)(c)2. 2. If the principal has committed a prior offense, the commission may extend a settlement offer of $100.
ETH 26.03(1)(d) (d) If the commission receives a statement of lobbying activity and expenditures within 16 to 29 days after the due date for that report:
ETH 26.03(1)(d)1. 1. If the principal has committed no prior offenses, the commission may extend a settlement offer of $50.
ETH 26.03(1)(d)2. 2. If the principal has committed a prior offense, the commission may extend a settlement offer of $250.
ETH 26.03(1)(e) (e) If the commission receives a statement of lobbying activity and expenditures 30 days or more after the due date for that report:
ETH 26.03(1)(e)1. 1. If the principal has committed no prior offenses, the commission may extend a settlement offer of $100.
ETH 26.03(1)(e)2. 2. If the principal has committed a prior offense, the commission may extend a settlement offer of $500.
ETH 26.03(2) (2)Failure to timely file a 15 day report.
ETH 26.03(2)(a)(a) If the commission does not timely receive a 15 day report and the principal has no prior offenses:
ETH 26.03(2)(a)1. 1. If the unreported interest is less than 10 percent of the principal's total effort, the commission may issue a written warning to the principal.
ETH 26.03(2)(a)2. 2. If the unreported interest is 10 percent or more of the principal's total effort, the commission may extend a settlement offer of $25 per late reported interest.
ETH 26.03(2)(b) (b) If the commission does not timely receive a 15 day report and the principal has one prior offense:
ETH 26.03(2)(b)1. 1. If the unreported interest is less than 10 percent of the principal's total effort, the commission may extend a settlement offer of $50 per late reported interest.
ETH 26.03(2)(b)2. 2. If the unreported interest is 10 percent or more of the principal's total effort, the commission may extend a settlement offer of $100 per late reported interest.
ETH 26.03(2)(c) (c) If the commission does not timely receive a 15 day report and the principal has 2 or more prior offenses, the commission may extend a settlement offer of $100 per late reported interest.
ETH 26.03(3) (3)Aggravating or Mitigating Circumstances. Notwithstanding the settlement terms provided in this section, the commission may consider aggravating or mitigating circumstances in determining the terms of any settlement offer that may be extended.
ETH 26.03 History History: CR 17-035: cr., Register January 2018 No. 745 eff. 2-1-18.
ETH 26.04 ETH 26.04Settlement of ethics violations.
ETH 26.04(1) (1)Failure to timely file a statement of economic interests.
ETH 26.04(1)(a)(a) If the commission receives a statement of economic interests within 15 days after the due date for the statement of economic interests, the commission may issue a written warning to the individual.
ETH 26.04(1)(b) (b) If the commission receives a statement of economic interests 16 or more days after the due date for the statement of economic interests, the commission may extend a settlement offer of $100, plus $100 for every additional 15 days after the 16th day following the due date.
ETH 26.04(2) (2)Aggravating or Mitigating Circumstances. Notwithstanding the settlement terms provided in this section, the commission may consider aggravating or mitigating circumstances in determining the terms of any settlement offer that may be extended.
ETH 26.04 History History: CR 17-035: cr., Register January 2018 No. 745 eff. 2-1-18.
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Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.