Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council

The Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council was created by the General Assembly to encourage and facilitate compliance with the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act (§ 2.2-3100 et seq.), the General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act (§ 30-100 et seq.) and the lobbying laws in Article 3 of the Code of Virginia (§ 2.2-418 et seq.).

The Council is also responsible for receiving lobbyist disclosures and Conflict of Interest disclosures from members of the General Assembly, state officers and employees, constitutional officers and members of the judiciary.


Training Modules 

Below are links for training modules. In order to receive attendance credit, you are required to register and view the training module in its entirety. The system will not credit your attendance if you fast forward through any portion of the training. Please email if you have any issues viewing the training. 

     State Officers and Employees Training Module

     General Assembly Training Module

     Local Elected Officials Training Module

At this time, the system does not issue certificates of completion. Registration information is captured for on-line training and is available to agency coordinators and clerks of local governing bodies and school boards, upon request. Agency coordinators and clerks of local governing bodies and school boards are responsible for maintaining training records.

In-person training is available from Council staff upon request as the staff schedule permits. This training is provided by the Council with no cost to your agency. Please note that the Council does not schedule any training during the month of January, and we do not schedule any training outside the metro Richmond area during the General Assembly Session each year. For more information about in-person training or to request a training session, please email Please note, it is the responsibility of the entity hosting the in-person training to maintain attendance records.

Find a disclosure

Find a Disclosure

Conflict of Interest and lobbyist disclosures are available online. Please visit the
Public Information page for more details.

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Submit a form

Submit a Form

Lobbyist and Conflict of Interest portals, as well as submission rules and due dates, can be found on the Filing Resources page.

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