Office of Ethics
United States Department of Agriculture


You want to accept a gift of free travel and accommodations offered to you in your personal capacity:

Has the gift of travel and accommodation costs been obtained by a request or solicitation:

  • Through personal contact; or
  • Through use of official name or official position in correspondence;

by you, or by another person either (1) at your behest or (2) on your behalf and which was intended to encourage the voluntary offer or tender of this gift by the offeror?

Yes   The gift of travel expenses MAY NOT be accepted by you.

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