(Pub. L. 95–521, title IV, § 403, Oct. 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 1863; Pub. L. 98–150, § 5, Nov. 11, 1983, 97 Stat. 960; Pub. L. 100–598, § 9, Nov. 3, 1988, 102 Stat. 3035; Pub. L. 104–179, § 2, Aug. 6, 1996, 110 Stat. 1566.)

References in Text

This Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is Pub. L. 95–521, Oct. 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 1824, as amended, known as the Ethics in Government Act of 1978. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 101 of this Appendix and Tables.


1996—Pub. L. 104–179 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).
1988—Pub. L. 100–598 substituted “pursuant to the Office of Government Ethics responsibilities under this Act. The head of any agency may detail such personnel and furnish such services, with or without reimbursement, as the Director may request to carry out the provisions of this Act” for “pursuant to subsections (b)(3) and (b)(4) of section 402.” in closing provisions.
1983—Pub. L. 98–150 inserted provision that the authority of the Director under this section includes the authority to request assistance from the inspector general of an agency in conducting the investigations pursuant to subsections (b)(3) and (b)(4) of section 402.

Effective Date of 1983 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–150 effective Oct. 1, 1983, see section 13 of Pub. L. 98–150 set out as a note under section 102 of this Appendix.