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2019 National Conference Guidance

Are you planning to attend a meeting or conference of a national organization to which the State of Ohio or political subdivision pays membership dues?  The 2019 National Conference Memorandum is now available. Questions or concerns?  Please contact the OLIG … Continue reading

2018 Annual Lobbying Statistics Report Now Available

In accordance with O.R.C. 101.72(H), 121.62(H) and 101.92(H), the OLIG released the 2018 lobbying statistics report on March 15, 2019. The report contains information on lobbying registrations and expenditures for the calendar year 2018. Questions regarding the report should be … Continue reading

Active Lobbyists & Employers

In accordance with R.C. 101.78, 121.68 and 101.98, not later than February 28, 2019, the Office of the Legislative Inspector General is required to distribute a list of lobbyists and their employers who are registered with the Joint Legislative Ethics … Continue reading

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