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Montgomery County Ethics Commission
Interactive Training Program

The Bottom Line on Ethics - What Montgomery County Employees Need to Know
Part 2: Advisory Opinions and Waivers


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BrainTeaser 2-2 - Answer

Sorry, the correct answer is No. Without a waiver, the new employment is prohibited under the County Ethics Law. In order to grant a waiver, the Ethics Commission will have to rule on whether the proposed employment is likely to create an actual conflict of interest, and whether the requester while a County employee significantly participated in regulating the subcontract of had official responsibility concerning a County contract with them. (See Waiver 2003-17.)