September-December 2010 Delinquent Lists Posted

The delinquent Agent and Employer lists for the September-December 2010 reporting period are now available at www.ohiolobbying.com. Certified letters noting these delinquencies will be sent out on Thursday February 10, 2011.

Upcoming Deadlines

January 31, 2011- Deadline to file 3rd Reporting Period 2010 Lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reports and Post Employment Disclosure Statements with the Joint Legislative Ethics Committee. January 31, 2011- Deadline to the renew Legislative, Executive Agency and Retirement System lobbying … Continue reading

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.