Lobbying

Guidelines When Traveling With A Lobbyist

Members and employees are prohibited from accepting travel expenses from a legislative agent.  Travel is defined as lodging and transportation of more than 50 miles one way by bus, train, boat, plane, or automobile.  Remember: A legislative agent who is … Continue reading

May-August 2011 Activity and Expenditure Reports

All Agent and Employer Activity and Expenditure Reports for the May-August 2011 reporting period are due Friday September 30, 2011. If you are responsible for filing both the Agent and Employer reports, don’t forget to file both. Note: Reports must … Continue reading

Lobbying Disclosure Deadine

All May – August 2011 Activity and Expenditure Reports are due September 30, 2011.  Any lobbyist or employer of lobbyist that discloses an expenditure recipient in their filing must provide written notification to the recipient at least ten days prior to … Continue reading

National Conference Memorandum

Click here to view the 2011 National Conference Memorandum.

Lobbying FAQs

The OLIG recently updated the Lobbying Frequently Asked Questions.

Reporting Meals and Beverages Under $50

One of the more frequent expenditure questions our office gets asked involves the lobbyists’ $50 threshold for meal and beverage expenditures.  A misconception is that meals and beverages costing less than $50 need not be reported.  This is not accurate.  … Continue reading

Jan-Apr 2011 Delinquent Lobbying Lists Posted

You can now view the list of delinquent Agents and Employers for the January-April 2011 reporting period on our website (www.ohiolobbying.com).  JLEC will be sending out certified letters to those who have not filed on Friday, June 10, 2011.

The Memorial Tournament (May 30th – June 5th 2011)

As we approach the Memorial Tournament, the OLIG would like to remind lobbyists and their clients as well as Legislators and staff of the following reporting guidelines: Tickets for the Practice Rounds Monday, May 30 – Wednesday, June 1, 2011 … Continue reading

January – April Lobbying Expenditure Reports

All January – April 2011 Activity and Expenditure Reports are due May 31, 2011.  Any lobbyist or employer of lobbyist that discloses an expenditure recipient in their filing must provide written notification to the recipient at least ten days prior … Continue reading

Memorials and Flowers

Concerning the topic of flowers for a memorial service: Flowers provided for a memorial service of a legislator or their immediate family are not for the benefit of any one individual, but for all of those in attendance at the … Continue reading