January 4, 2022 •
Michigan Lobby Registration Act 2022 Reporting Thresholds Published
The Michigan Bureau of Elections posted the Lobby Registration Act 2022 Reporting Thresholds, which change every year in January to reflect the change in the consumer price index for Detroit.
The thresholds for individual lobbyist compensation and for employer expenditures on a single official increased from $650 to $675.
Exempt expenditures increased from $13 to $14.
The threshold for an employer making lobbying expenditures increased from $2,575 to $2,675 for any 12-month period.
The financial transaction threshold between a registered employer or lobbyist and a public official increased from $1,300 to $1,350.
The reporting threshold for travel and lodging reimbursements increased from $850 to $875.
Monthly food and beverage expenditures allowance for a public official increased from $64 to $66, while the $400 threshold for food and beverages purchased between January 1 and the end of the reporting period remains the same as last year.
Employee reimbursements increased from $26 to $27, and the general gift threshold also increased from $64 to $66.
Late filing fees increased from $26 a day up to a maximum of $780, to $27 with an $810 maximum.
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