Lobbying

2022 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 2022 National Conference Memorandum is now available. Questions or concerns?  Please contact the OLIG … Continue reading

2022 Lobbying Registration Renewals Are Now Open (Executive & Retirement ONLY)

The renewal process: Renewal registration window is now open and will close on January 15th for EXECUTIVE and RETIREMENT engagements only. As all renewals are prepopulated by OLAC you only need to submit electronic payment for the registration(s) you wish … Continue reading

Meals & Beverages provided by a Legislative Agent (Lobbyist)

Meals & beverages provided to a legislative reportable person by a legislative agent are divided into three categories: Meals & Beverages aggregated over the course of a calendar year totaling $50.00 or less per recipient: these expenditures are reportable from … Continue reading

JLEC Seminar Opportunity

For more information, please see the brochure. 

Meals & Beverages provided by an Employer of a Legislative Agent

Meals and beverages provided to a legislative reportable person by the Employer of a legislative agent (lobbyist) are reportable from $0.01. Generally, this is reported as an itemized expenditure, meaning the employer must disclose the name of the recipient on … Continue reading

May-August 2021 Lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reports are due September 30, 2021

The deadline to file your May-August 2021 Lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reports is fast approaching. Lobbyist and Employer Reports are due Thursday, September 30, 2021. Need to file? Visit the Ohio Lobbying Activity Center. Questions? View the Ohio Lobbying Handbook … Continue reading

2021 Memorial Tournament

Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin will host the PGA’s annual Memorial Tournament and related events Monday, May 31 – Sunday, June 6, 2021.  The following guidance concerns reporting requirements for lobbyists and employers of lobbyists who provide Memorial Tournament … Continue reading

Lobbying Registrations set to expire at the end of 2020 will remain active until July 1, 2021

Pursuant to Sub. H.B. 404, your lobbying registrations set to expire at the end of 2020 will remain active until July 1, 2021. If you do NOT plan to continue your lobbying activity in 2021, you must contact Lobbying Compliance … Continue reading

Reminder – Electronic Payment

In 2019, the OLIG created an online payment portal for lobbying fees. In March 2020, the OLIG advised that we are no longer accepting cash, money orders or physical checks for payment of lobbying engagements.  Payment must be made electronically … Continue reading

May-August 2020 Delinquent Filers Published

May-August 2020 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due September 30, 2020. You can view the list of filers who are currently delinquent: AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS