May-August 2021 Lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reports are due September 30, 2021

The deadline to file your May-August 2021 Lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reports is fast approaching. Lobbyist and Employer Reports are due Thursday, September 30, 2021. Need to file? Visit the Ohio Lobbying Activity Center. Questions? View the Ohio Lobbying Handbook … Continue reading

January-April 2021 Delinquent Filers Published

January-April 2021 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due June 1, 2021. You can view the list of filers who are currently delinquent: AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS

2021 Memorial Tournament

Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin will host the PGA’s annual Memorial Tournament and related events Monday, May 31 – Sunday, June 6, 2021.  The following guidance concerns reporting requirements for lobbyists and employers of lobbyists who provide Memorial Tournament … Continue reading

Lobbying Registrations set to expire at the end of 2020 will remain active until July 1, 2021

Pursuant to Sub. H.B. 404, your lobbying registrations set to expire at the end of 2020 will remain active until July 1, 2021. If you do NOT plan to continue your lobbying activity in 2021, you must contact Lobbying Compliance … Continue reading

Holiday Reminder From JLEC

A Holiday Poem from JLEC ‘Tis the season for food, gifts and good cheer; but show caution lest law enforcement be drawn near. Gifts may be taken from family and friends, but beware the limits or you won’t meet good … Continue reading

2020 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.

Reminder – Electronic Payment

In 2019, the OLIG created an online payment portal for lobbying fees. In March 2020, the OLIG advised that we are no longer accepting cash, money orders or physical checks for payment of lobbying engagements.  Payment must be made electronically … Continue reading

May-August 2020 Delinquent Filers Published

May-August 2020 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due September 30, 2020. You can view the list of filers who are currently delinquent: AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS

What is Executive Agency Lobbying Activity?

Executive agency lobbying activity is defined as promoting, opposing or otherwise influencing the outcome of an executive agency decision regarding: The expenditure of state funds or an award of any contract, grant, lease or other financial arrangement under which state … Continue reading

Gift Reimbursement

A reportable person may reimburse a lobbyist or employer for any expenditure made for their benefit. However, there is an important distinction to make when a reportable person partially reimburses the lobbyist or employer for a reportable gift.  A reportable … Continue reading