Indiana Legislature Passes Lobbying Bill Before Adjourning - State and Federal Communications

April 29, 2013  •  

Indiana Legislature Passes Lobbying Bill Before Adjourning

Indiana State HouseThe Legislature adjourned Saturday, April 27, 2013, shortly after passing a bill to change lobbying regulations. Enrolled Act 1222 expands the definition of lobbying to include communications with any legislative employee and requires lobbyists to file registration statements and activity reports electronically.

The bill also increases the annual lobbyist registration fee from $100 to $200 and makes the lobbyist registration year match the current lobbyist reporting periods. Lobbyist registration statements issued for 2013 will expire November 1, 2013.

Most of the bill’s provisions will become effective July 1, 2013, following approval by the Governor.

Photo of the Indiana State House by Jasont82 on Wikipedia.

Continue Reading

State and Federal Communications, Inc. provides research and consulting services for government relations professionals on lobbying laws, procurement lobbying laws, political contribution laws in the United States and Canada. Learn more by visiting

Sort by Month