New Mexico Governor Signs Lobbyist Transparency Bill - State and Federal Communications

April 8, 2015  •  

New Mexico Governor Signs Lobbyist Transparency Bill

New Mexico flagGov. Susana Martinez has signed House Bill 155 to require increased lobbyist registration fees and additional public access to lobbyist information. Amendments to the bill stripped out provisions requiring issue disclosure and lobbyist employer reporting.

Effective June 19, 2015, lobbyist registration fees will double to $50 per client and the Secretary of State’s Office website will be required to provide public access to lobbyist registrations and reports.

Martinez has until April 10 to act on legislation.

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