Welcome to Fair Season and the 164th Ohio State Fair!

Once again, fair season has arrived! As we enter this fun part of summer, it is important to keep in mind from whom you are receiving fair passes. A pass to a county or to the Ohio State Fair is … Continue reading

JLEC identifies more than $55,000 in unreported lobbying expenditures

Office of the Legislative Inspector General reviewing lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reports Lobbyists and employers of lobbyists must file lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reports with the Joint Legislative Ethics Committee/Office of the Legislative Inspector General three times annually. The OLIG … Continue reading

January-April 2017 Delinquent Filers Published

January-April 2017 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due May 31, 2017. You can view the list of filers that are currently delinquent:              AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS

2017 National Conference Guidance

Looking for guidance concerning attendance at meetings of national organizations to which Ohio pays membership dues? You’re in luck.  The 2017 National Conference Guidance is now available.

2017 Memorial Tournament

Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin will host the PGA’s annual Memorial Tournament Monday, May 29 – Sunday, June 4, 2017.  The following guidance concerns reporting requirements for lobbyists and employers of lobbyists who provide Memorial Tournament badges (i.e. tickets) … Continue reading

Registering Again After Being Inactive

Occasionally, a previously registered lobbyist may wish to register again after a period of inactivity. The lobbyist should not create a new account but use the OLAC account he or she used previously. This continuity assists in the preservation of … Continue reading


Reminder – You can now file your September – December 2016 Lobbying Reports via the Ohio Lobbying Activity Center (OLAC).  The deadline to file reports is January 31, 2017. In addition, please remember that renewal registrations must be entered in … Continue reading

Executive Agency listings have been updated!

Executive Agency listings have been updated!   Please review your Executive Agency Renewals and add or delete agencies to reflect those agencies you will be lobbying before.  As an example, for those individuals who anticipate lobbying before the Medical Marijuana Control … Continue reading

2016 Expenditures Made for the Benefit of a Member Elect

Questions about whether expenditures made for the benefit of a Member-Elect are reportable?  Please see the JLEC Memorandum regarding reporting requirements.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at 614-728-5100.

Registration Renewal: Updates/Changes

On December 31, 2016 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