|Chapter 46 Article 2
||Application of definitions.
||"Legislative matter" defined.
||"State officer or employee" and "candidate or state office" defined.
||"State agency" and "rules and regulations" defined.
||"Lobbying" defined; exceptions; employment of legislator as a lobbyist prohibited.
||"Representation case" defined.
||Lobbying by state officer or employee; prohibited acts; exception.
||Certain solicitations by state officers and employees and candidates for state offices prohibited; exceptions.
||Gifts to state agencies, state officers and
employees and candidates for state office; limitations and
prohibitions; exceptions; hospitality; honoraria; gifts from foreign
governments; reimbursement of legislators for travel and subsistence
expenses by certain national and international organizations and
||Gifts to certain state officers, employees and members of boards and commissions; limitations and prohibitions; penalties.
||"Commission" defined; rules and regulations.
||Opinions; effect of compliance with opinions; filing, publication and disposition.
||Verified complaints; filing with commission; conditions; transmittal of copy of respondent.
||Complaint; confidentiality and
determination of sufficiency; investigation; notification of attorney
general of violation of other laws; dismissal or hearing on complaint
remedies and protection for state employees filing complaints.
||Complaints of violations; examination and
copying of evidence and hearing transcript by respondent; subpoenas;
hearing before subcommittee of commission; powers of presiding officer;
witness fees and mileage; depositions; contempt.
||Hearing by commission; limitations on oral evidence; rights of parties; open to public.
||Record of commission's investigations
inquiries and proceedings; confidentiality of records, complaints,
documents and reports; release of information or material to
prosecutor; report of criminal law violations; public records;
classification of certain violations as crimes.
||Investigations by commission;
administration of oaths and subpoena of witnesses, documents and
records; notice to person being investigated; order of court, contempt;
person claiming testimony or evidence may tend to incriminate or
subject person to penalty or forfeiture.
||Withdrawal of complaint by complainant; civil action, when; admissibility of certain evidence.
||Statement of commission's findings of facts after hearing; disposition.
||Action upon commission's findings.
||Registration of lobbyists; form and
contents; lobbying concerning legislative matters, copies of
registrations and reports; fees; termination statement; failure to pay
civil penalties, registration prohibited.
||Alphabetical listing of lobbyists by
secretary of state; supplemental indices; public inspection of
registration papers and reports; printing, publication and distribution
of lists and indices.
||Contingent fees for lobbying prohibited.
||Reports filed by lobbyists; form, time of filing and contents; filed with secretary of state.
||Same; content of report; contribution to a
single special event; reports by lobbyists having same employer;
maintenance of records; inspection by commission.
||Name tags for registered lobbyists;
dimensions and specifications; duties of secretary of state; tags to be
worn in state capitol.
||Lobbying restrictions; gifts or contributions; hospitality; exceptions.
||Same; purchase or lease of property or
acquisition of services from state officer or employee, candidate for
state office or associated person.
||Same; improper influence of state agency in representation case.
||Unlawful lobbying defined and classified as crime.
||Giving false lobbying information defined and classified as crime.
||Violations of certain sections classified as crimes.
||Intent required for act, action or conduct to constitute violation.
||Failure to register or file reports; civil penalty.
||Advertising to influence legislative action; prohibited acts.
||Violations of state governmental ethics laws; civil fine.
||Same; cease and desist order; emergencies.
||Same; injunction; restraining order; mandamus.
||Same; consent decree.
||Same; appeal of commission orders.
|46-293||Severability of chapter 150 of Laws of 1991.|
|46-295||Lobbying; governmental entities; report reequired.|