March 4, 2013 •
House Bill 1222 had no problem making it to Senate committee
A bill to change lobbying regulations has passed the House and is currently in the Senate Committee on Public Policy.
House Bill 1222 expands the definition of lobbying to include communications with any legislative employee and requires lobbyists to file registration statements and activity reports electronically.
The bill also increases the annual lobbyist registration fee from $100 to $200 and makes the lobbyist registration year match the current lobbyist reporting period.
The bill passed the House 94-0 on February 25, 2013.
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