This part is known as “Ethics Complaints.” Enacted by Chapter 426, 2013 General Session
63A-14-402 Ethics complaints -- Filing -- Form.
(a) The following individuals may file an ethics complaint against an executive branch elected official if the complaint meets the requirements of Section 63A-14-302 and Subsection (1)(b):
(i) two or more executive branch elected officials, deputies of elected officials, executive directors of departments in the executive branch, or directors of divisions in the executive branch, if the complaint contains evidence or sworn testimony that:
(A) describes the facts and circumstances supporting the alleged violation; and
(ii) two or more registered voters who currently reside in Utah and are not individuals described in Subsection (1)(a)(i), if, for each alleged violation pled in the complaint, at least one of those registered voters has personal knowledge of the facts and circumstances supporting the alleged violation.
(b) Complainants may file a complaint only against an individual who is serving as an executive branch elected official on the date that the complaint is filed.
(a) The commission shall post, on the state’s website, a conspicuous and clearly identified link to the name and address of a person authorized to accept a complaint on behalf of the commission.
(b) Complainants shall file a complaint with the person described in Subsection (2)(a).
(c) An individual may not file a complaint during the 60 calendar days immediately preceding:
(i) a regular primary election in which the accused executive branch elected official is a candidate; or
(ii) a regular general election in which the accused executive branch elected official is a candidate, unless the accused executive branch elected official is unopposed in the election.
(3) The complainants shall ensure that each complaint filed under this rule is in writing and contains the following information:
(a) the name and position or title of the respondent;
(b) the name, address, and telephone number of each individual who is filing the complaint;