May 11, 2017 •
Pennsylvania House Committee Approves Stiffer Penalties for Lobbying Violations
A measure to increase penalties for violations of Pennsylvania lobbying laws made it out of committee this week.
House Bill 1175 increases the amount a lobbyist may be fined from $2,000 to $4,000, and establishes a graduating scale of daily fines for failure to register or report.
If passed, the per day fine will be $50 for the first 10 days, $100 for days 11 through 20, and $200 for each day thereafter.
The bill now moves to the full House for consideration.
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