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Posted By gaethics On May 12, 2011 @ 7:14 pm In Lobbyist Questions | No Comments
O.C.G.A. 21-5-73 requires that each registered lobbyist to file disclosure reports thru the agency’s e-filing system
Reports filed by lobbyists shall be verified and shall include:
A description of all lobbying expenditures described in subparagraphs (D), (F), and (G) or paragraph 4.1 of 21-5-70, or the value thereof made on behalf of or for the benefit of a public employee for the purpose of influencing a public officer by the lobbyist or employees of the lobbyist or by any person on whose behalf the lobbyist is registered if the lobbyist has actual knowledge of such lobbying expenditure.
The description of each reported lobbying expenditure  shall include:
For Vendor Lobbyists , the name of any vendor(s) for which the lobbyist undertook to influence the awarding of a contract(s) by any state agency: a description of the contract(s) in question and their monetary amount(s)
For State Agency lobbyists , the name of the individual or entity for which the lobbyist undertook to influence the rule or regulation of a state agency.
Lobbyist reports must be filed in addition to any Vendor Gift Disclosure  reports required under O.C.G.A. 45-1-6 , relating to gifts by state vendors to public employees, notwithstanding the fact that in some cases the same information may be required to be disclosed under both Code sections.
By electronically submitting his/her lobbyist disclosure report, a lobbyist affirms that that report is true, complete, and correct.
All lobbyists shall have a grace period of three business days in filing all disclosure reports.
Article printed from Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission: http://ethics.ga.gov
URL to article: http://ethics.ga.gov/2011/05/lobbyist-reporting/
URLs in this post:
 expenditure: http://ethics.ga.gov/expenditure-lobbyist/
 Vendor Lobbyists: http://ethics.ga.gov/what-is-a-vendor-level-lobbyist/
 State Agency lobbyists: http://ethics.ga.gov/what-is-a-state-agency-level-lobbyist/
 Vendor Gift Disclosure: http://ethics.ga.gov/how-to-file-vendor-gift-disclosures/
 45-1-6: http://ethics.ga.gov/vendor-disclosure-laws/
 Sample Lobbyist Report: http://ethics.ga.gov/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Lobbyist.pdf
 Return to Lobbyist Main Page: http://ethics.ga.gov/filer-information/lobbyists/
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