May 18, 2015 •
Vermont Legislature Adjourns After Passing Lobbyist Disclosure Bill
The Vermont Legislature adjourned sine die Saturday, May 16, 2015 late in the evening after completing work on a new budget. The previous day, lawmakers passed a lobbyist disclosure bill to increase disclosure during the legislative session.
If signed by the governor, it would be one of the strictest disclosure laws in the country, requiring monthly reports while the legislature is in session.
The bill also mandates lobbyist reports within 48 hours of running mass media campaigns of $1,000 or more.
Photo of the Vermont State House by Jared C. Benedict on Wikimedia Commons.
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