2016 U.S. Senior Open

Scioto Country Club in Upper Arlington hosts the 2016 U.S. Senior Open August 8-14, 2016.  The following guidance concerns reporting requirements for lobbyists and employers of lobbyists who provide ticket(s) to Members of the General Assembly and other reportable persons. … Continue reading

Candidate Financial Disclosure Statements

The JLEC 2015 Financial Disclosure Statement (FDS) for candidates, including incumbent candidates appearing on the March Primary Ballot, must be received or postmarked by February 16, 2016 to be considered timely filed. You can access the interactive 2015 Financial Disclosure … Continue reading

Happy Holidays

The Holiday season is fast approaching. Remember, JLEC is available to answer questions regarding holiday gifts, receptions, or the giving of various cookies, fruit baskets, and other assorted treats. Please remember the following tips and guidance as you proceed through … Continue reading

10 Day Notice Requirement

The deadline to file May – August 2015 Activity & Expenditure Reports is September 30, 2015.  Please remember, anytime a reportable individual is disclosed on an Activity & Expenditure Report, the recipient must be notified of the disclosure in writing … Continue reading

Welcome to Fair Season and the 162nd Ohio State Fair!

Fair season is once again upon us and it is important to keep in mind where your fair passes are coming from. A pass to a county or to the Ohio State Fair is a thing of value. While an … Continue reading

2015 National Conference Guidance

Looking for guidance concerning attendance at meetings of national organizations to which Ohio pays membership dues? You’re in luck.  The 2015 National Conference Guidance is now available.

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.

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 Lobbying & PED Reports Now Available; DUE 9/30/2014.

It’s that time again! Lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reports and Updated PED Statements for May -August 2014 are now accessible. Lobbying reports are to be filed in OLAC.  PED Statements are to be mailed to JLEC. All reports are due September 30, … Continue reading

Tickets to Political Fundraisers: AER & FDS Implications

As November fast approaches, JLEC reminds the lobbying community and Members and staff of the General Assembly that a ticket to a political fundraiser is a gift unless provided directly by the candidate or the campaign committee for whom the … Continue reading