September 18, 2017 •
Los Angeles Ethics Commission Looking to Amend Lobbying Ordinances
The Los Angeles Ethics Commission has recommended multiple changes to the Municipal Lobbying Ordinance.
These changes include increasing the registration threshold from $2,000 to $5,000; expanding the 501(c)(3) organization exemption; amending and adding definitions regarding lobbying; expanding gift restrictions; revising registration statements, deadlines, and fees; creating a bimonthly reporting calendar instead of quarterly; and increasing civil penalties for violations of lobbying laws.
The next commission meeting is on October 17, and comments regarding the proposal can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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