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

Non-Disputed Notification Form

The OLIG is now offering a Non-Disputed Notification Form that can be filled out and provided to recipients at least 10 days before an Activity and Expenditure Report is filed. The form is located on our homepage- www.ohiolobbying.com. For further … Continue reading

2012 Memorial Tournament

The 2012 Memorial Tournament is just a few weeks away.  For information on access badges and other expenditures associated with this event see the OLIG memo here.

Non-disputed Notice Requirements

Lobbyists and their employers are required to report and itemize certain expenditures on the Activity & Expenditure Reports they file with JLEC three times per year.  Anytime a reportable individual is disclosed on an Activity & Expenditure Report, the recipient … Continue reading

Invitations to participate in surveys/focus groups

Occasionally, legislative employees receive invitations to participate in focus groups or surveys.  Often, the group asking the employee to participate offers a monetary incentive or gift (i.e. an honorarium) in exchange for the employee’s participation.   While legislative employees are not … Continue reading

Looking for a Legislator’s Financial Disclosure Statement?

The Office of the Legislative Inspector General makes all financial disclosure statements filed with our office available for public viewing via the internet.  To access the financial disclosure statement of a current or former Member or employee of the General Assembly visit … Continue reading