July 18, 2022 •
Commission To Move Forward With Changes to Lobbying Ordinance
The Tallahassee Commission on Ethics introduced an ordinance to change lobbying rules including a repeal of quarterly compensation reporting and a requirement for lobbyists to begin registering individually rather than by firm.
The commission also adopted a 10-year ban on lobbying for certain felons and a fee resolution raising the current registration fee from $25 to $500.
Ordinance 22-O-20 is scheduled for a second reading and public hearing on September 7.
If passed, the new rules will become effective January 1, 2023.
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