October 8, 2015 •
Pennsylvania House Votes to Increase Penalty for Lobbying Act Violations
The Pennsylvania House unanimously approved a bill to increase the penalty for violating the Lobbying Disclosure Act. The bill places the maximum penalty at $4,000, up from $2,000, and incrementally increases the penalty for negligent failure to register or report based on the number of days late.
In an attempt to increase transparency, the bill further requires all filings to be posted online within seven days. The bill now goes to the Senate for consideration.
Photo of the Pennsylvania State Capitol by Michael180 on Wikimedia Commons.
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