DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Lobbying by former state officials. Prohibits a former state official from registering as a lobbyist for one year after ceasing to be a state official. Provides that an individual who was a state official commits a Class D felony if the individual has dealings with an agency in the executive branch of state government within one year after ceasing to be a state official. Provides that the prohibition against registering and the new offense apply only to an individual who ceases to be a state official after June 30, 2005.