Lobbying

Registration Renewal is Live and Electronic Payment Will Expedite Your Experience!

For the first time, OLAC will accept electronic payment for registration renewals. This means if you pay electronically you will not need to print and mail anything to our office. A lobbyist may pay individually, by client, or simply select … Continue reading

“Invited” is not the same as “will not kick you out”

Recently, JLEC staff learned of lobbyists and employers treating receptions and football tailgates as “all invited” events for lobbying expenditure reporting purposes even though few legislators are invited to attend. The rationale offered is while only a few House or … Continue reading

Electronic Payment Now Available

You may have noticed some changes in OLAC recently as we are consistently working to make the online filing system more user-friendly. Along with a variety of other new features, lobbyists can now pay for registrations electronically with VISA, MasterCard, … Continue reading

Having Trouble Filing?

Are you trying to file an Employer lobbying report and having issues adding items in the OLAC system?  If you are experiencing issues adding items to reports you are likely using the Chrome browser.  Switching to a browser other than … Continue reading

Got Paper?

In an ongoing effort to expedite and increase filing transparency, we present: Upload Signature Page. Upon the completion of an initial registration, you will find at the bottom of the page the ‘Attach Signature Page’ feature.  This allows the agent … Continue reading

Expenditure Basics

An expenditure is any payment, reimbursement or gift of anything of value provided by a lobbyist or an employer for the use or benefit of a reportable person regardless of the purpose for which it is given.  An expenditure includes: … Continue reading

January-April 2019 Delinquent Filers Published

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

2019 Memorial Tournament

Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin will host the PGA’s annual Memorial Tournament and related events Monday, May 27 – Sunday, June 2, 2019.  The following guidance concerns reporting requirements for lobbyists and employers of lobbyists who provide Memorial Tournament … Continue reading

Did you list the correct employer contact?

Why is my client contact information important? The OLIG uses this information to send reminder notifications of deadlines and for contact purposes for any compliance issues. Who should be listed as the principal/employer contact? The individual who has the most … Continue reading

All-Invited Receptions:

An all-invited event is a reception, party or dinner to which all members of the general assembly, or all members of either chamber of the general assembly, are invited to attend. An event need not be exclusive to general assembly … Continue reading