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ADIVISORY OPINION NO: 2013-01 Whether a consultant who assists a local government in the preparation of a proposal for a grant from the state government, advocates for the award of the grant, and accepts a small percentage of the grant award as compensation is in violation of the prohibition on contingent fees for lobbying under O.C.G.A. § 21-5-76(a), where there is no intergovernmental agreement or other “contract” between the local government and any state agency.

Posted By gaethics On March 28, 2013 @ 4:04 pm In Advisory Opinions,Pending Opinion Requests/ Drafts | Comments Disabled

Whether a consultant who assists a local government in the preparation of a proposal for a grant from the state government, advocates for the award of the grant, and accepts a small percentage of the grant award as compensation is in violation of the prohibition on contingent fees for lobbying under O.C.G.A. § 21-5-76(a), where there is no intergovernmental agreement or other “contract” between the local government and any state agency.


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