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September-December 2018 Delinquent Filers Published

September-December 2018 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due January 31, 2019. You can view the list of filers who are currently delinquent: AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS

September – December 2018 Activity & Expenditure Reports as well as Renewal Invoices and payment due by January 31, 2019!

As a reminder, lobbyists and their employers have until January 31, 2019, to timely file their September – December 2018 Activity & Expenditure Reports. Additionally, all renewal invoices and corresponding $25 filing fees must be received by January 31, 2019. … Continue reading

2019 JLEC Calendar

The 2019 JLEC Calendar of important dates is now available.  If you have questions, please contact the Office of the Legislative Inspector General at 614-728-5100.

Holiday Reminder From JLEC

A Holiday Poem from JLEC ‘Tis the season for food, gifts and good cheer; but show caution lest law enforcement be drawn near. Gifts may be taken from family and friends, but beware the limits or you won’t meet good … Continue reading

REMINDER: Financial Disclosure Statement

For candidates for the Ohio General Assembly, who did not appear on the primary election ballot, the deadline to file your 2017 Financial Disclosure Statement is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.  You can access the financial disclosure statement … Continue reading

May – August 2018 Lobbying Reports Due October 1, 2018

REMINDER – the May – August 2018 Lobbying Reporting deadline is fast approaching.  Lobbyists and Employers must file their corresponding report(s) not later than October 1, 2018 in order to be timely filed.  Reports are filed via the Ohio Lobbying … Continue reading

What is NOT a Reportable Expenditure for Lobbying Disclosure Purposes?

Under Ohio’s lobbying law, the following are not considered reportable expenditures: Anything of value, excluding food and beverages, where the value of such item does not exceed $25.00. A charitable contribution exempt from federal income taxation under subsection 501(C)(3) of … Continue reading

It’s Not Just About Expenditures

The OLIG reminds all lobbyists and employers of the requirement to not only report expenditures, but also lobbying activity conducted during the reporting period. Legislative lobbying activity is promoting, advocating, opposing or otherwise influencing the passage, modification or defeat of … Continue reading

Charitable Fundraisers

A complimentary ticket to a charitable fundraiser where the source is the entity holding the event is not a gift for lobbying reporting purposes or for the recipient legislator’s financial disclosure reporting purposes. A complimentary ticket to a charitable fundraiser … Continue reading

Financial Disclosure Statements

2017 Financial Disclosure Statements for 2018 Ohio General Assembly candidates are available at https://www2.jlec-olig.state.oh.us/fds/ReportsSearch.aspx.  You can search by a candidate’s first or last name.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact JLEC at 614-728-5100.