April 16, 2018 •
Kansas Governor Signs Executive Branch Transparency Bill
Gov. Jeff Colyer has signed Senate Bill 394 expanding the definition of lobbying to include executive and judicial branch procurement lobbying.
Effective July 1, lobbying will include the promoting or opposing in any manner an action or nonaction by any executive or judicial agency on any administrative matter.
The transparency bill requires lobbyist registration for attempting to influence members of the executive or judicial branch regarding any covered action, including contracts and agreements.
The bill also increases the value of a meal an executive branch member may receive from $25 to $40.
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