We’re Still Available (COVID19 – JLEC Staff Status Through May 4)

Please be advised that JLEC staff will be available remotely during normal business hours and able to assist you.  At this time, we will not be able to process physical checks or signature pages.  All forms and payments must be … Continue reading

2020 National Political Party Nominating Conventions

Members of the Ohio General Assembly, legislative staff, statewide public officials, and executive agency staff may be in attendance at the presidential nominating convention for their respective political parties later this summer.  Ohio lobbyists and their employers may also be … Continue reading

2020 National Conference Guidance

Are you planning to attend a meeting or conference of a national organization to which the State of Ohio or political subdivision pays membership dues?  The 2020 National Conference Memorandum is now available. Questions or concerns?  Please contact the OLIG … Continue reading

September-December 2019 Delinquent Filers Published

September-December 2019 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due January 31, 2020. You can view the list of filers who are currently delinquent: AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS

REMINDER: Upcoming Deadlines

January 31, 2020 – Deadline to submit payment for executive agency and retirement system renewal registrations.  Please note payment may be submitted electronically via OLAC or via USPS/in-person by check or money order.  If paying via check/money order please include … Continue reading

2019 Financial Disclosure Statement

Looking for information on the 2019 JLEC Financial Disclosure Statement?  Current and former Members who served in 2019, certain employees and all candidates for the General Assembly must file a financial disclosure statement with JLEC disclosing information regarding income, fiduciary … Continue reading

Registration Renewal is Live and Electronic Payment Will Expedite Your Experience!

For the first time, OLAC will accept electronic payment for registration renewals. This means if you pay electronically you will not need to print and mail anything to our office. A lobbyist may pay individually, by client, or simply select … Continue reading

“Invited” is not the same as “will not kick you out”

Recently, JLEC staff learned of lobbyists and employers treating receptions and football tailgates as “all invited” events for lobbying expenditure reporting purposes even though few legislators are invited to attend. The rationale offered is while only a few House or … Continue reading

Electronic Payment Now Available

You may have noticed some changes in OLAC recently as we are consistently working to make the online filing system more user-friendly. Along with a variety of other new features, lobbyists can now pay for registrations electronically with VISA, MasterCard, … Continue reading

May-August 2019 Delinquent Filers Published

May-August 2019 Activity & Expenditure Reports were due August 31, 2019. You can view the list of filers who are currently delinquent: AGENTS                        EMPLOYERS