Lobbyist Registration and Real Party in Interest

A question that often comes up during the registration process is what is a Real Party in Interest? The purpose of the Real Party in Interest is to allow Ohio residents to know on whose behalf an individual is actually … Continue reading

2010 Financial Disclosure Statement due April 15, 2011

The calendar year 2010 JLEC Financial Disclosure Statement for Members and employees of the General Assembly is available in both excel and pdf format at www.ohiolobbying.com by clicking ‘Financial Disclosure’ under the ‘Ethics’ heading on the menu bar.  JLEC has … Continue reading

I am not showing as being registered, why?

All lobbying engagements expired in OLAC on December 31, 2010.  Lobbyists and their clients are now in the process of renewing their lobbying engagements.  In order to renew an engagement, the information must be entered into OLAC by January 31, … Continue reading

Lobbying Engagement Renewals

All lobbying engagements expired in OLAC on December 31, 2010. A lobbyist who  continues to advocate on behalf of client for which the lobbyist was registered as of 12/31/2010, must renew the lobbying engagements in OLAC by January 31, 2011. … Continue reading

Employers do NOT need to re-register lobbying engagements.

ALL lobbying engagements will expire in OLAC on December 31, 2010.  Employer’s do NOT need to re-register for the expired engagements.  It is the Employer’s responsibility to sign the signature pages that are provided by the agents.  When the Agent’s … Continue reading

Agents Can Now Begin Renewing All Lobbying Engagements

Beginning on December 15, 2010 agents can begin renewing their Executive, Legislative and/or Retirement System engagements in OLAC. The deadline for registration renewals are as follows: Date Registration Deadline December 31, 2010 ALL lobbying engagements expire in OLAC and must … Continue reading

2010 Holiday Gift Guidance for Lobbyists

How do lobbyists or their clients report holiday gifts?  Any gift given to a legislator or staff member by a lobbyist or their client will be reported on the corresponding Activity & Expenditure Report for the September – December 2010 … Continue reading

Expenditures Made for the Benefit of a Member-Elect

Reporting requirements for expenditures made for the benefit of a Member-Elect can be found on HERE.

2011 Ethics Calendar

The 2011 ethics calendar is now available.

2011 Important Lobbying Dates

The 2011 lobbying calendar highlighting all important dates is now available on our homepage.