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Do I have an obligation to register as a lobbyist?

Three factors, when each is present, trigger a lobbyist’s obligation to register an engagement:* Compensation**: The lobbyist must receive compensation for conducting lobbying activity. Direct Communication: The lobbyist must directly communicate with a reportable person. Amount of Compensated Time Lobbying: … Continue reading

Updating Contact Information

Lobbyists and employers of lobbyists are required to maintain current contact information in the Ohio Lobbying Activity Center (OLAC).  Should you need to update your contact information with our office, please log into the appropriate account via OLAC at http://www2.jlec-olig.state.oh.us/olac/.  … Continue reading

May – August 2017 Lobbying Reports Due October 2, 2017

Reminder – You can now file your May – August 2017 Lobbying Reports via the Ohio Lobbying Activity Center (OLAC) and May – August 2017 Updated Post Employment Disclosure Statements via our website.  The deadline to file reports is October … Continue reading

Reporting Meals & Beverages

When a lobbyist purchases meals, food or beverages for a reportable individual, Ohio law requires disclosure of certain details, including date, recipient, description and amount. For example, a lobbyist who entertains two legislators at dinner, must track what each legislator … Continue reading

JLEC Presents Compliance Perspectives CLE

The JLEC Compliance Perspectives CLE is scheduled for Monday, March 6, 2017.  Sign up today!! View the brochure.  Register here.  The CLE is open to attorneys and non-attorneys.  There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.  

September-December 2016 Delinquent Filers Published

September-December 2016 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due January 31, 2017. You can view the list of filers that are currently delinquent:              AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS

Holiday Gift Guidance Has Arrived

The Holiday season is upon us. Remember, JLEC is available to answer questions regarding holiday gifts, receptions, or the giving of various cookies, fruit baskets, and other assorted treats. The 2016 Holiday Gift Guidance is now available.

Website Interruption

The LeVeque Tower (where JLEC is located) has scheduled a power outage this weekend.  As such, you may experience difficulty accessing the JLEC website beginning the evening of November 10.  All access should be restored by Monday, November 14, 2016.

May-August 2016 Delinquent Filers Published

May-August 2016 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due September 30, 2016. You can view the list of filers that are currently delinquent:              AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS

Website Interruption

The LeVeque Tower (where JLEC is located) has scheduled a power outage this weekend.  As such, you may experience difficulty accessing the JLEC website beginning the evening of July 8.  All access should be restored by Monday, July 11, 2016.