Summaries of Major Ethics Rules

Employees of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), both full-time and part-time, are subject to the laws and regulations on ethics. These include the criminal conflict of interest statutes (18 USC 201-209) and the Government-wide regulations on employee conduct, financial disclosure, ethics training, and post-employment (5 CFR parts 2634-2640). The NRC also has regulations on outside employment and security ownership (5 C.F.R. part 5801).

The following is a summary of the major conflict of interest laws and regulations that apply to NRC employees: