Lobbying

Lobbyist Registration and Real Party in Interest

A question that often comes up during the registration process is what is a Real Party in Interest? The purpose of the Real Party in Interest is to allow Ohio residents to know on whose behalf an individual is actually … Continue reading

I am not showing as being registered, why?

All lobbying engagements expired in OLAC on December 31, 2010.  Lobbyists and their clients are now in the process of renewing their lobbying engagements.  In order to renew an engagement, the information must be entered into OLAC by January 31, … Continue reading

Lobbying Engagement Renewals

All lobbying engagements expired in OLAC on December 31, 2010. A lobbyist who  continues to advocate on behalf of client for which the lobbyist was registered as of 12/31/2010, must renew the lobbying engagements in OLAC by January 31, 2011. … Continue reading

Employers do NOT need to re-register lobbying engagements.

ALL lobbying engagements will expire in OLAC on December 31, 2010.  Employer’s do NOT need to re-register for the expired engagements.  It is the Employer’s responsibility to sign the signature pages that are provided by the agents.  When the Agent’s … Continue reading

Agents Can Now Begin Renewing All Lobbying Engagements

Beginning on December 15, 2010 agents can begin renewing their Executive, Legislative and/or Retirement System engagements in OLAC. The deadline for registration renewals are as follows: Date Registration Deadline December 31, 2010 ALL lobbying engagements expire in OLAC and must … Continue reading

2010 Holiday Gift Guidance for Lobbyists

How do lobbyists or their clients report holiday gifts?  Any gift given to a legislator or staff member by a lobbyist or their client will be reported on the corresponding Activity & Expenditure Report for the September – December 2010 … Continue reading

Expenditures Made for the Benefit of a Member-Elect

Reporting requirements for expenditures made for the benefit of a Member-Elect can be found on HERE.

2011 Important Lobbying Dates

The 2011 lobbying calendar highlighting all important dates is now available on our homepage.

Late Filing Fee Assessments

ALL Agent and Employer Activity and Expenditure Reports for the May-August 2010 Reporting Period were due on September 30, 2010.  Beginning today, the OLIG will be mailing out fee assessments to delinquent filers.  As of October 28, 2010 there are 5 delinquent … Continue reading

OLAC-Alternate Email Addresses

Agents and Employers now have the ability to enter an alternate email address in their OLAC accounts. This will allow one additional person to receive all notification emails that the account is signed up to receive. These notifications are as … Continue reading