The Executive Ethics Board was created in 1994 by legislation at the request of the Governor and Attorney General. The law, RCW 42.52, went into effect January 1, 1995.
Links to complaint forms, Board advisory opinions, online ethics quiz and FAQs.
▪Develop training materials.
▪Adopt rules (WAC 292.100-130).
▪Issue advisory opinions.
▪Investigate and hear complaints.
▪Impose penalties for violations.
▪Recommend suspension or other disciplinary action.
If the Board determines that a state employee violated the
ethics law, it can order the following:
▪Penalties up to $5,000 per violation.
▪Damages sustained by the state.
Washington State Executive Ethics Board
PO Box 40149
Olympia, WA 98504-0149