The Institute offers a number of resources to help local officials and their staffs comply with California’s requirement that local officials periodically refresh their knowledge of public service ethics laws and principles.
In addition, California law (sometimes referred to as “AB 1234″) requires local officials to periodically receive training on public service ethics laws and principles.
The purpose of this training is to alert local officials to the extensive array of laws that apply to public service, as well as the unique ethical obligations public servants have.
What do local officials need to do to comply with California’s requirements for biennial ethics training for specified local officials (sometimes referred to as “AB 1234″ after the legislation that created the requirements)?
The Institute offers onsite training to local officials at conferences, regional meetings and at individual local agencies. Proceeds from such training support the Institute’s work in public service ethics.
State law (Government Code Section 53235(f)) requires local agencies to advise local officials subject to California’s ethics education requirements about their compliance options at least once annually.