January 20, 2020 •
Chicago Board of Ethics Issues Advisory Opinions
The Chicago Board of Ethics issued a press release and three binding advisory opinions.
These opinions clarify what does and does not constitute lobbying activity by nonprofit organizations.
The opinions include a total of 44 scenarios or hypothetical situations addressing concerns raised by the nonprofit community in response to recently passed amendments to lobbying laws.
Effective April 20, Ethics Ordinance 2019-5305 imposes new registration and reporting requirements on certain nonprofit interactions with the city.
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