New OLAC has arrived!

A lot has changed since you last visited.  Not only is the appearance different but we have several new features as well: My Online Transactions Electronic Payment – you can now pay for your registrations with credit, debit and ACH. … Continue reading

Fair season is here!

Fair season is here!  Please keep in mind a pass to a county fair or to the Ohio State Fair is a thing of value.  While an individual pass from a lobbying source might not exceed $25, attending multiple days … Continue reading

2019 National Conference Guidance

Are you planning to attend a meeting or conference of a national organization to which the State of Ohio or political subdivision pays membership dues?  The 2019 National Conference Memorandum is now available. Questions or concerns?  Please contact the OLIG … Continue reading

Expenditure Basics

An expenditure is any payment, reimbursement or gift of anything of value provided by a lobbyist or an employer for the use or benefit of a reportable person regardless of the purpose for which it is given.  An expenditure includes: … Continue reading

January-April 2019 Delinquent Filers Published

January-April 2019 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due May 31, 2019. You can view the list of filers who are currently delinquent: AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS

2019 Memorial Tournament

Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin will host the PGA’s annual Memorial Tournament and related events Monday, May 27 – Sunday, June 2, 2019.  The following guidance concerns reporting requirements for lobbyists and employers of lobbyists who provide Memorial Tournament … Continue reading

10 Day Non-disputed Notice

Before a reportable person is individually named as an expenditure recipient on an activity & expenditure report, the lobbyist or employer must provide a non-disputed notice to that person at least ten days prior to filing the corresponding activity & … Continue reading

Thinking of holding an event?

Are you or your client planning an upcoming event for legislators and/or legislative staff?  JLEC is available to review and answer questions about potential events prior to the extending of the invitation.   This assists lobbyists and employers in knowing how … Continue reading

Did you list the correct employer contact?

Why is my client contact information important? The OLIG uses this information to send reminder notifications of deadlines and for contact purposes for any compliance issues. Who should be listed as the principal/employer contact? The individual who has the most … Continue reading

2018 Annual Lobbying Statistics Report Now Available

In accordance with O.R.C. 101.72(H), 121.62(H) and 101.92(H), the OLIG released the 2018 lobbying statistics report on March 15, 2019. The report contains information on lobbying registrations and expenditures for the calendar year 2018. Questions regarding the report should be … Continue reading