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House Bill 1346


House Bill 1346

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Legislative ethics. Restates the statute describing the legislative statements of economic interests, and makes the following changes to that statute: (1) Changes the threshold at which gifts must be reported from $100 to $50. (2) Requires disclosure of the name of the filer's employer and the filer's spouse's employer and the filer's and the filer's spouse's job titles. (3) Requires the reporting of certain investments and information relating to those investments. (4) Requires the reporting of certain information about the filer's real estate holdings. Requires the clerk of the house of representatives and the secretary of the senate to publish a copy of each statement of economic interests on the web site maintained by the general assembly. Requires the clerk of the house of representatives and the secretary of the senate to publish on the web site maintained by the general assembly a list of individuals who have filed a delinquent statement of economic interests. Provides for civil penalties for filing delinquent or erroneous statements. Provides that, for purposes of the lobby registration law, the terms "public official" and "public employee" do not include the president, a member of the board of trustees, or any other official or employee of a state educational institution. Reduces the time after which a lobbyist begins lobbying activities that the lobbyist must register with the lobby registration commission and must make amendments to a registration statement. Requires a lobbyist to submit a photograph of the lobbyist with a registration. Requires a lobbyist to make quarterly activity reports rather than semiannual reports. Provides that an individual who has served as a member of the general assembly may not register as a legislative branch lobbyist during the period that
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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