Pat McCrory's transition team must abide by a 14-point ethics pledge that includes a limited ban on lobbying and the disclosure of all conflicts of interest and criminal charges.
The Republican governor-elect said he asked each of his transition team members to sign the code of ethical conduct. McCrory's campaign promised to release an ethics platform during the campaign but never did.
Transition members are not allowed to do anything that would force them to register as a lobbyist while on the team and may not lobby a state agency to which they are assigned for six months. It does not prevent them from lobbying other parts of the administration or the state legislature.