July 22, 2016 •
FPPC Approves Amendment to Lobbyist Regulation
On July 21, California’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) approved a regulation to further clarify the definition of “lobbyist.”
The regulation creates a rebuttable presumption that all compensation from a person for services that include direct communication with a qualifying official for the purpose of influencing legislative or administrative action received within a calendar month is for the purpose of direct compensation.
The regulation will become effective 30 days after the FPPC files it with the Office of the Secretary of State.
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