2012 Executive Agency & Retirement System engagements

All executive agency/retirement system registrations expired in OLAC on December 31, 2011. For individuals registered as executive agency/retirement system lobbyists- please go to our public site for a list of your current registrations. Only renewals that JLEC has received invoices … Continue reading

Invoice/Filing Fee Deadline

All 2012 Executive Agency/Retirement System RENEWAL invoices must be received by JLEC by 5:00 today (February 21, 2012).

2011 Financial Disclosure Statement Update

Financial Disclosure Statements for candidates for the General Assembly appearing on the March 6, 2012 primary election ballot are currently being processed.  These statements are available on our website www.ohiolobbying.com by selecting ‘Ethics’ from the menu bar, clicking ‘Financial Disclosure’ … Continue reading

Lobbying Update

The 2012 lobbying registration renewal period is now closed.  Renewal invoices and filing fees must be sent to the OLIG by February 21, 2012.    Any registrations entered into OLAC AFTER January 31, 2012 will only be processed with the required signature page and … Continue reading

September-December 2011 Delinquent Activity and Expenditure Reports

Delinquent emails have been sent to all lobbyists and employers who have not filed their September-December 2011 Activity and Expenditure Reports. A list of all delinquent lobbyists and employers will be posted to www.ohiolobbying.com on Monday February 6, 2012.

Filing Deadline

Today is the last day to timely file Executive Agency and Retirement System Lobbying Registration Renewals, September – December 2011 Lobbying Activity and Expenditure Reports and September – December 2011 Updated Post Employment Disclosure Statements with JLEC.  If you have … Continue reading

Deadlines Approaching!

January 31, 2012 – Last day to timely file: September – December 2011 Updated Post Employment Disclosure Statements;  September – December 2011 Activity & Expenditure Reports; and  Executive & Retirement System Renewal Registrations for 2012.  February 6, 2012 – Last … Continue reading

2012 Lobbying Registration Renewal Update

When renewing an executive agency or retirement system lobbying registration in OLAC, the renew function should only be completed and submitted once.  Upon filing the renewal you will have a confirmation number and your registration will show as “received” on … Continue reading

JLEC Advisory Opinions 2012-001 & 2012-002

The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee issued Advisory Opinions 2012-001 and 2012-002.  You can view the opinions at www.ohiolobbying.com, by selecting ‘Ethics’ from the menu bar, and clicking ‘Advisory Opinions’.

Expenditures Made for the Benefit of Spouses or Other Immediate Family Members

In many instances, lobbyists or their employers must report the value of gifts or meals and beverages provided to the spouse, or other immediate family member, of a legislator or staff person who files a financial disclosure statement. Additionally, the … Continue reading