You can get a blank financial disclosure form from the agency you serve, a county board of elections, or the Ohio Ethics Commission. You can also call the Commission and we can mail you a blank form.
The Financial Disclosure Law is part of the Ohio Ethics Law, found in R.C. 102.02.
Financial disclosure is required because it:
Most are. The Commission is required to make filed statements available for public inspection R.C. 102.02(A)(7).
However, the Ethics Law provides that some forms are "confidential". R.C. 102.02(B). Confidential statements are those filed by:
Each confidential FDS is reviewed by the Commission for possible conflicts of interest. Any portion of a confidential form that shows possible conflicts is a public record. R.C. 102.02(B).