Office of the Legislative Inspector General Welcomes Diana Brnusak- Lobbying Compliance Specialist

The OLIG is excited to announce that Diana Brnusak joined our team as a Lobbying Compliance Specialist on January 23, 2013. Diana brings to the position a wealth of experience in coordinating electronically filed documents and training others on how to use … Continue reading

Last Chance to Renew for 2013!

Please be aware, the streamlined process for renewing your lobbying engagements ends at midnight tonight!  Registrations entered after January 31, 2013, will require a Signature Page signed by both the lobbyist and the employer along with the filing fee.  In … Continue reading

Office of the Legislative Inspector General Wishes Katie Reardon All the Best in Her New Adventure!

On Friday, January 4, Lobbying Compliance Coordinator Katie Reardon will end her tenure at the OLIG as she sets out on a new adventure in the compliance world. Katie joined the OLIG on April 30, 2007 and quickly became known … Continue reading

September-December 2012 Lobbying Deadline Reminder

Lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reports for lobbyists and employers must file their September-December 2012 Activity and Expenditure Reports by January 31, 2013. Note: Reports must be filed even if there was no activity or expenditures during the reporting period. Activity … Continue reading

Lobbying Registration Renewals

On December 31st ALL LOBBYING ENGAGEMENTS (LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE AGENCY, AND RETIREMENT SYSTEM) expire in OLAC.  Starting December 15th lobbyists can begin renewing engagements in their OLAC accounts*.  All renewed engagements must be submitted in OLAC by January 31st. The streamlined … Continue reading

Holiday Gift Guidance

How do lobbyists and their clients report holiday gifts?  View JLEC’s Holiday Gift Guidance Grid for some general information! If you have questions, please contact JLEC at 614-728-5100.

Expenditures Made for the Benefit of a Member-Elect

Reporting requirements for expenditures made for the benefit of a Member-Elect is now available. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact JLEC at 614-728-5100.

Lists of Currently Registered Lobbyists and Employers of Lobbyists

In accordance with O.R.C. §101.78, §121.68 and §101.98 the Office of the Legislative Inspector General is making available a list of currently registered lobbyists, and a list of employers of lobbyists as of 10/31/2012. To access the lists of currently … Continue reading

May-August Delinquent Lists Posted

Lobbyist and Employer delinquent lists for the May-August 2012 reporting period are now available at www.ohiolobbying.com. Those who remain delinquent will be sent certified letters on October 11th.

JLEC Advisory Attorney Earns CFE Credential

JLEC Ethics Advisory Attorney, Jennifer Lockwood, was recently awarded the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and provider of anti-fraud training and education. In order to become a … Continue reading