April 8, 2013 •
Act 486 requires one-year wait to lobby
Governor Mike Beebe has approved a bill expanding restrictions on former public officials seeking to register as lobbyists. Senate Bill 331, now Act 486, prohibits statewide elected officers, certain state employees, and state agency executives from registering as a lobbyist for one year following expiration of employment.
Previously, only members of the General Assembly were subject to this revolving door restriction.
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