ACT OFFICIALLY IN A MATTER IN WHICH PRIVATELY INTERESTED. Take any official action in a mat¬ter in which (a) the official's action could reasonably be expected to produce a substantial benefit for the official, a mem¬ber of his or her immediate family, or an organization with which the official is associ¬ated or (b) the official or a mem¬ber of his or her immediate family, or an organization with which the official is associated has a substantial interest. [§19.46, Wisconsin Statutes]
Wisconsin Statutes establish standards of conduct for all of our state’s governmental officials, including local officials. These legal requirements apply to elected and key appointed officials of our state’s counties, cities, villages, towns, school boards, and sewerage and other special districts.
Guidance for legislators, legislative employees, and executive branch officers elected in state-wide elections on when they can and cannot accept and retain food, drink, favors, reimbursements, and other services.
Guidance for elected state officials, candidates for election to state offices, legislative employees, and agency officials with rulemaking responsibilities regarding attending events at a political party's national convention.