Ethics Tip: Using or Disclosing Confidential Information

​According to the Ethics Reform Act of 1991, municipal officials may not use or disclose confidential information gained through their official capacity that would affect their economic interests or the economic interests of a member of their immediate family, an individual with whom they are associated or a business with which they are associated. Doing so may result in their immediate discharge.

For more information, refer to Section 8-13-725 of the Ethics Reform Act.

The monthly Ethics Tip is provided by the SC Ethics Commission.