Lobbying

Executive & Retirement System Lobbying – New Reporting Format

Beginning with the January – April 2015 Reporting Period, you will notice a change in the Executive and Retirement System lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reporting format. Executive Activity Reporting now has 3 fields: Agency* – Drop down listing of all … Continue reading

What’s Your Address?

JLEC has received a high volume of returned mail due to wrong or incomplete addresses.  It is important Lobbying Agents maintain/update the contact information in their personal OLAC Account. This information is used for: Activity and Expenditure Filing Date Reminder … Continue reading

September-December 2014 Delinquent Filers Published

September-December 2014 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due February 2, 2015. You can view the list of filers that are currently delinquent:               AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS

Current Lobbyist Lists

With the beginning of this New Year came the need for lobbying engagements to be renewed.  During this process, JLEC will update the lobbyist search feature in real time as renewal filings are received from lobbyists. In the interest of … Continue reading

Renewal Registration is OPEN!

On December 31, 2014, ALL LOBBYING ENGAGEMENTS (Legislative, Executive, and Retirement) expire in OLAC. Starting today (December 15th) lobbyists may renew engagements in their OLAC accounts.  Lobbyists should only renew engagements for entities they intend to lobby on behalf of … Continue reading

2014 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.

OLAC Tips: Expenditure Searches

Dating back to 2009, you can use the Ohio Lobbying Activity Center (“OLAC”) to quickly search lobbying expenditures! With OLAC, you can search and cross-reference most information reported by lobbyists and their employers.  In particular, the Expenditures Search feature enables searches as … Continue reading

OLIG Thanks Pete Russell For Years Of Service

On Friday, October 10, Pete Russell will end his nine year tenure with the OLIG.  Having served as Lobbying Compliance Coordinator, General Counsel, and Agency Attorney, Pete was a strong advocate of approaching ethics compliance from the perspective of collaboration … Continue reading

May-August 2014 Delinquent Filers Published

May-August 2014 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due September 30, 2014. You can view the list of filers that are currently delinquent:               AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS

Reminder: Lobbying Activity Reported on Executive Activity & Expenditure Reports

Following each reporting period, Executive Agency Lobbyists and Employers must report all Lobbying Activity on their respective Activity & Expenditure Reports. Reporting: “any and all executive agency decisions affecting [Employer] or its business,” does not fulfill this reporting requirement. To … Continue reading