April 8, 2020 •
Pennsylvania Governor Grants Extension For Lobbying Reports
Gov. Tom Wolf granted the Department of State’s request to extend the deadline for filing lobbying reports and temporarily waive the notarization requirement for campaign finance reports.
The governor granted the request in response to COVID-19 and to minimize delays in required reporting.
The lobbying disclosure report deadline for the first quarter is extended until July 30.
The reports are required on the same date as the second quarterly report but must be filed separately.
The governor also granted a temporary waiver of the notarization requirement for campaign finance reports and campaign finance statements filed by political committees and candidates for public office.
The waiver allows the required documents to be filed online until the COVID-19 health emergency subsides.
Filers must sign, either physically or typed, and date their report or statement cover sheet.
For filers who file on paper, the department will accept emailed campaign finance reports for the duration of the emergency.
Filers must email the campaign finance reports to: RAfirstname.lastname@example.org.
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