Posts Tagged ‘MPO’

File or Get Fined: New Penalties for Violating MPO/RPO Ethics Disclosure Requirements

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

If you are a local government official who serves on the TAC of a MPO or RPO, recently enacted legislation makes you subject to civil fines and potential criminal prosecution for failing to file or filing incomplete your SEI and RED. Huh? If you know what this means, you definitely should keep reading. Even if […]

New Ethics Requirements for Local Transportation Planning Organizations – Round 2

Friday, June 28th, 2013

During the 2012 short session, the General Assembly enacted legislation that covered members of local transportation planning groups, known as RPOs and MPOs, under the State Government Ethics Act (GS Chapter 138A), the same ethics laws that apply to many state officials (for more about MPO’s and RPO’s and last year’s legislation, see this previous […]

Local Transportation Planning Groups Now Covered under the State Ethics Act – What Does This Mean For Them?

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

UPDATE: NEW LEGISLATION (SB411) WENT INTO EFFECT ON JUNE 19, 2013, SIGNIFICANTLY CHANGING THE ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR MPOs AND RPOs.  CLICK HERE FOR A NEW BLOG POST OUTLINES THESE NEW REQUIREMENTS. During the recent legislative session, the General Assembly designated RPOs and MPOs as “boards” for purposes of GS Chapter 138A (S.L. 2012-142, Sec. 24.16).  […]