Lobbying

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

Registration Renewal Reminder and Payment:

RReminder: Lobbyists renewing legislative, executive, and/or retirement system engagements have until January 15, 2019 to renew online via the Ohio Lobbying Activity Center.  Lobbyists have until January 31, 2019 to submit the required invoice and $25 filing fee per engagement. … Continue reading

Registration Renewal Is Now Open

On December 31, 2018  ALL LOBBYING REGISTRATIONS  (Legislative, Executive, and Retirement) expire in OLAC. JLEC routinely reviews and makes updates to section IV of the Executive Agency Registration (Categorical listing of offices of Elected Executive Officials, Departments or Executive Agencies … Continue reading

Lists of Currently Registered Lobbyists and Employers of Lobbyists

In accordance with R.C. 101.78, 121.68 and 101.98, no later than 10/31/2018, 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 Committee. To … Continue reading

May-August 2018 Delinquent Filers Published

May-August 2018 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due October 1, 2018. You can view the list of filers who are currently delinquent: AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS

JLEC Advisory Opinion 2018-001

The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee issued Advisory Opinion 2018-001 on September 10, 2018. The Committee advises the following: Ohio law prohibits legislators and legislative employees from accepting travel expenses from a legislative agent (lobbyist) in the form of transportation in … Continue reading

2018 National Conference Guidance

JLEC’s 2018 National Conference Guidance is now available! Don’t forget to review lobbying expenditure reporting requirements for expenditures associated with meetings/conferences of a National Organization to which any state agency or political subdivision pays membership dues.

Upcoming Fair Season

As we enter the heart of fair season, please remember fair passes are a thing of value.  While an individual pass to the State fair or your local county fair may not exceed $25, attending multiple days, or accepting multiple … Continue reading

January-April 2018 Delinquent Filers Published

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