Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 850
Session Year 2015
 


AN ACT AMENDING THE CODE OF ETHICS FOR LOBBYISTS TO REDEFINE "EXPENDITURE" AND RAISE THE THRESHOLD FOR LOBBYIST REGISTRATION.

To amend the code of ethics for lobbyists to redefine "lobbyist" and "expenditure" and define "grass roots lobbying", to raise the threshold for requiring lobbyist registration from two thousand dollars to three thousand dollars, and to remove the requirement that communicator lobbyists for state and quasi-public agencies file financial reports since such agencies are prohibited from hiring communicator lobbyists.

Introduced by:
Government Administration and Elections Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/26/2015Signed by the Governor
 5/20/2015Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 5/20/2015Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 5/19/2015(LCO)Public Act 15-15
 5/14/2015In Concurrence
 5/14/2015House Passed
 4/24/2015House Calendar Number 481
 4/24/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/22/2015On Consent Calendar
 4/22/2015Senate Passed
 3/12/2015(LCO)File Number 65
 3/12/2015Senate Calendar Number 98
 3/12/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 3/12/2015(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/6/2015(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/11/15 5:00 PM
 3/2/2015(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 2/25/2015(GAE)Joint Favorable Substitute
 2/2/2015Public Hearing 02/06
 1/30/2015Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections

Co-sponsors of SB-850

Rep. Henry J. Genga, 10th Dist.
Rep. Joseph C. Serra, 33rd Dist.

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