November 16, 2018 •
The District of Columbia Adjusts Procurement and Lobbying Requirements
Act A22-0442, which included the Board of Ethics and Government Accountability Amendment Act of 2018, passed congressional review.
The Act expands the scope of procurement lobbying in the District of Columbia to include action by an executive agency or official in the executive branch to contract, grant or procure goods or services.
The lobbyist reporting periods change from semi-annual to quarterly reporting in January 2019.
Additional registration requirements were added including the precise description of the subject matter, including any bill, proposed resolution, contract, or other legislation of all writing or oral communications related to lobbying activities conducted with an executive or legislative member or official’s staff.
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