Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Alan Grayson

Feb 22, 2016
 

Pursuant to House Rule XI, clause 3(b)(8)(A),  and Committee Rules  17A(b)(1)(A) and 17A(c)(1), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Alan Grayson, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on January 6, 2016.

The Committee notes that the mere fact of a referral or an extension, and the mandatory disclosure of such an extension and the name of the subject of the matter, does not itself indicate that ariy violation has occurred, or reflect any judgment on behalf of the Committee.

The Committee will announce its course of action in this matter on or before Tuesday, April 5, 2016.