Official Code of Ethics

Official Code of Ethics

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The purpose of this Code of Ethics is to promote integrity, transparency, and trust with respect to the practices of Montgomery County.

Code of Ethics Training

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All County Officers and high level personnel must oversee compliance with the Code of Ethics.

File an Ethics Complaint

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Any individual 18 years of age or older who has a good faith belief based on personal knowledge that a violation of the Ethics Code has occurred may submit a complaint

Information for Lobbyists

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Lobbyists must first register with Human Resources and receive a registration card before communications are permitted with any County official or department head about any Official Matter.

Official Code of Ethics

Official Code of Ethics
Adopted January 24, 2017
Effective February 1, 2017
Revised March 14, 2017

The purpose of this Code of Ethics is to promote integrity, transparency, and trust with respect to the practices of Montgomery County elected and appointed officials, as well as the leaders of the various County departments.  This Code sets forth the expectations of professional behavior and memorializes Montgomery County’s commitment to high standards and honesty and the avoidance of impropriety and conflicts of interest.  Montgomery County enacts this Code to detect and prevent violations of the law, including regulations, and ethical standards applicable to Montgomery County, its officers and employees and to enforce compliance with this Code…READ MORE

Montgomery County Ethics Committee Complaint Rules and Procedures
A suspected violation of the Montgomery County Code of Ethics (the “Ethics Code”) may be reported to the Montgomery County Ethics Committee (the “Ethics Committee”) by submitting a sworn complaint.  After a preliminary review of the complaint, the Ethics Committee may investigate the alleged violation and ultimately make a recommendation of action to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court (“Commissioners Court”).  These rules and procedures govern the process to initiate and resolve complaints submitted to the Ethics Committee…READ MORE

Code of Ethics Meets TXDOT’s Approval Following Audit – 10/11/17
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Compliance Division has concluded the evaluation of your organization’s written Internal Ethics and Compliance Program (ICP) required by Title 43 Texas Administrative Code 25.906. Based on the review performed The Montgomery County District Attorney and Sheriff’s Office ICP policies are compliant with Title 43 Texas Administrative Code 10.51….READ MORE

Montgomery County Attorney Office

Montgomery County Attorney Office