South Carolina Legislature

Ethics Committee
Message from Chairman
Wallace H. "Jay" Jordan, Jr.
District 63, Florence County
Welcome to the South Carolina House of Representatives Ethics Committee.
The House Legislative Ethics Committee is responsible for the enforcement of the Ethics Reform Act of 1991 with respect to Members, candidates, and employees of the House. This enforcement includes:
  • ascertaining compliance with ethics filings: the Campaign Disclosure Report and Statement of Economic Interests,
  • filing complaints when alleged violations are identified,
  • investigating, and hearing a complaint which alleges a possible violation of a breach of a privilege or a rule,
  • publishing advisory opinions,
  • providing confidential informal opinions,
  • educating the Members, candidates, and staff on the Ethics Act’s requirements,
  • conducting random audits of Members campaign disclosure reports and campaign bank account statements by an outside CPA.
Committee Staff
  • Julia Jones Foster - Chief Counsel
  • Lauren Trask - Asst. Legal Counsel
  • Kiara Richardson - Exec. Asst.
Contact Information
Post Office Box 11867
Columbia, South Carolina 29211
Room 519 Blatt Building
Telephone: (803) 734-3114

Scheduled Meetings as of 04/17/2024 01:48am EDT

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