Idaho Governor Signs Bill Amending Lobbying Law - State and Federal Communications

April 5, 2019  •  

Idaho Governor Signs Bill Amending Lobbying Law

On April 3, Gov. Brad Little signed a bill amending state lobbying laws.

Effective July 1, Senate Bill 1153 removes the lobbyist’s employer signature requirement from reports filed by lobbyists.

A designated contact is required upon registration for electronic notification.

Senate Bill 1153 also provides a definition for lobbyist’s client.

The client is the person on whose behalf the lobbyist is acting, directly or indirectly, as a contractor.

Additionally, the client is further defined as someone who compensates the lobbyist or lobbyist’s employer for acting as a lobbyist.

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