Advocacy at the Local Level

Individuals or entities who wish to influence matters and decisions at the local level often inquire as to whether such efforts require registering with JLEC.  They do not.  The lobbying statutes found in the Ohio Revised Code cover advocacy efforts … Continue reading

I ♥ Fair Food!

Fair Season is once again upon us and it is important to keep in mind where your tickets are coming from.  All tickets to a county or state fair have value.  While an individual ticket from a lobbying source may … Continue reading

Filing Amended Activity and Expenditure Reports

Anytime that a lobbyist or employer of a lobbyist discovers that they need to make changes to an already filed Activity and Expenditure Report, an amended report must be filed as soon as possible. Instances where amended reports need to … Continue reading

Lobbyist/Employer of Lobbyist Records Retention

OLIG’s Retention of Documents filed by Lobbyists/Employer of Lobbyists The OLIG retains all Registrations and Activity and Expenditure Reports indefinitely. Everything filed in OLAC (Registration and Activity and Expenditure Report confirmation pages) is kept in the Agent/Employer accounts, as well … Continue reading

July 4th Expenditures

Hope everyone had a safe and happy 4th of July!  Remember that expenditures made over the holiday for the benefit of a public official or employee who files a financial disclosure statement are reportable on the May – August 2012 … Continue reading

2012 National Meeting Guidance Memorandums

Planning to attend a meeting or conference of a national organization to which the State of Ohio pays membership dues? The 2012 National Meeting Lobbying Expenditure Guidance Memorandum and the 2012 National Meeting Financial Disclosure Statement Reporting Memorandum are now available … Continue reading

Perspectives on Lobbying Registration CLE Materials

The materials for the June 20, 2012 Perspectives on Lobbying Registration CLE are now available at www.ohiolobbying.com.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Legislative Inspector General at 614-728-5100.

January-April 2012 Delinquent Filers

Lists of all delinquent agents and employers for the January-April 2012 reporting period are now available at www.ohiolobbying.com. Those who remain delinquent will be sent certified letters on June 11th.

January-April 2012 Reporting Deadline

Reminder:  Tomorrow (May 31st) is the deadline for filing all lobbying Activity and Expenditure Reports and updated Post Employment Disclosure Statements for the January-April 2012 reporting period.

Perspectives on Lobbying Registration CLE

The OLIG is hosting a Perspectives on Lobbying Registration CLE on Wednesday June 20, 2012 from 10am-11:15am. This course was approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio for 1 general hour of CLE instruction. A brochure with more information and … Continue reading