May 17, 2019 •
New Utah Lobbying Updates Effective
House Bill 64, implementing the Local Government and Board of Education Lobbyist Disclosure and Regulation Act became effective on May 14, 2019.
Additionally, House Bill 147, making changes to the existing Lobbyist Disclosure Act became effective on the same day.
The Lieutenant Governor’s Office has released additional guidance on the new rules.
Guidance includes how online registration and reporting will be accomplished for local lobbyists.
The guidance also discusses the shift to annual registration for state level lobbyists.
Previously registered lobbyists choosing to renew their license in 2020 and new registrations will be required to pay a $60 fee and obtain new badges.
The new requirements also include completion of a workplace harassment and discrimination training.
Current, active lobbyists are not required to complete the new training until the license is renewed.
The lieutenant governor has asked that questions be directed to email@example.com or 801-538-1041.
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