Who is a State Agency Level Lobbyist?
- Any person who is paid, either individually or part of his/her salary, specifically to promote or oppose the passage of any rule or regulation of any state agency* (including the State Transportation Board); and who spends more than 10% of his / her working hours doing this, including time spent in planning, researching, or preparing for such activities
- If the person has one employer = 10% of all time worked for that employer
- If more than one employer or more than one client = 10 % applied separately with respect to time spent working for each employer and each client.
- Any person who spends more than $1,000.00 total in a calendar year (not including the person’s own travel, food, lodging expenses, or informational material) to promote or oppose any matter before the State Transportation Board.
(State Agency means any branch of state government or any agency, authority, department, board, bureau, commission, council, corporation, entity, or instrumentality of this state or if a local political subdivision of this state.)
State Agency level lobbyists lobby state agencies… THIS IS NOT A CATEGORY FOR EMPLOYEES OF STATE AGENCIES (unless they fit the descriptions above)