February 15, 2011 •
Bill to Limit Lobbyist Contributions During Legislative Session Introduced
Senate Bill 69 would prohibit any lobbyist, principal of a lobbyist, client of a lobbyist, agent of a lobbyist, or political action committee on which a lobbyist sits from making political campaign contributions to the governor, lieutenant governor, or a member of the legislature.
This prohibition would be in effect during any time in which the legislature is in regular or special session.
The measure also defines terms pertinent to the language of the bill, including ‘contribution,’ ‘political action committee,’ and ‘principal of a lobbyist.’
The bill aims to reduce situations where actual or perceived conflicts of interest may be raised.
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