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The next report covers
09/01/2020 to 12/31/2020 and is
due on Friday, January 15, 2021.

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TRAINING: Online employer and legislative agent training. Please click here​ to watch.
TRAINING: Legislative Ethics Code Overview training. Please click here to watch.

KLEC has jurisdiction over

  • Legislative agents (lobbyists),
  • Employers (individuals or entities who engage legislative agents), and
  • Members of the General Assembly.
 

The legislative ethics law covers four broad subject matters

 
  • Registration of legislative agents and employers;
  • Statements by legislative agents and employers of:
    • lobbying expenditures and expenses, and financial transactions;
  • Conduct of members of the General Assembly; and
  • Financial disclosure statements of the General Assembly, legislative candidates, and
    key legislative staff.
 

 

Reporting Deadlines

Reporting Period Due
January 1 - 31 February 15
February 1 - 28 March 15
March 1 - 31 April 15
April 1 - 30 May 15
May 1 - August 31 September 15
September 1 – December 31 January 15

More about Reporting Deadlines

 


Contact Us

Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission
22 Mill Creek Park
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

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Phone - (502) 573-2863

Fax - (502) 573-2929

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Agencies Similar to KLEC

Kentucky Executive Branch Ethics Commission

The Executive Branch Code of Ethics establishes the ethical standards that govern the conduct of all executive branch employees.

Visit ethics.ky.gov

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

A fact finding and service body for the legislature consisting of a 16 member panel of Democrats and Republican leaders from the General Assembly.

Visit legislature.ky.gov

Kentucky Registry of Election Finance

The Kentucky Registry of Election Finance administers and enforces the laws regulating the financing of state and local elections in Kentucky.

Visit kref.ky.gov
 

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​​​​​October 2020 - Newsletter

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The Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission will hold its regular meeting via Bluejeans video teleconference on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 9 a.m. 

What's New?

The Governor has issued additional guidance which states that in-person services should be halted at governmental offices.  

In light of that, KLEC will be halting in-person service as of Tuesday, March 17. 

As we previously highlighted on Friday, you may still continue to contact our office by phone (502) 573-2863, email, or fax. 
 
If you need to send us copies of paperwork, please scan and email it to any of our email addresses, or you can fax the paperwork to (502) 573-2929. 
 
If you are a lobbyist or employer and you currently file your disclosures by paper and would like to file online, please email us for your ID and password. Thanks to the many folks who now are filing online! 
 
If you need to register as a lobbying entity, you can email the scanned paperwork to Donnita or Lori or fax it to (502) 573-2929. Blank forms may be found by clicking the green navigation bar at the top of this page marked FORMS, then click "get blank forms" at the bottom of the drop down box.

Thank you and please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.


  Laura Hendrix,                                    Executive Director

KLEC Guidebook may be found here​.


2020 General Assembly adopts changes in Code of   Legislative Ethics see what's changed​.


KLEC adopted a new opinion on December 12, 2018. To read this opinion click here OLEC 18-01.​

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