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SB 185 - Requires Lobbyists to Report Their Activities in the Legislature - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Lobbyists to Report Their Activities in the Legislature

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (26-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Lobbyists to Report Their Activities in the Legislature

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires lobbyists to report direct communication with any government official, effective January 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Requires lobbyists to report to the Public Integrity Commission when they enter into direct communication with a member of the General Assembly, the Lieutenant Governor, the Governor, or any official state employee or agency (Sec. 1). 
  • Requires lobbyists to disclose to the Public Integrity Commission the bill, resolution, or regulation they have discussed with a government official and the name of the employer on whose behalf the communication occurred (Sec. 1).
  • Requires lobbyists to issue a report no later than 5 business days after the first direct communication occurred or by June 29 of each year, whichever comes first (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that direct communication between a lobbyist and a government official that occurs prior to the introduction of the legislation shall be disclosed in a report no later than 5 business days after the introduction of the bill (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (15-5) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Lobbyists to Report Their Activities in the Legislature

Sponsors

  • Anthony J. DeLuca (DE - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert F. Gilligan (DE - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors