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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Lobbyist gift and entertainment ban. Provides that a member of the general assembly, a candidate for a legislative office, an officer of the general assembly, an employee of the general assembly, or a member of the immediate family of any of these persons may not accept a gift or entertainment from a lobbyist, a legislative liaison, or an employer of a legislative liaison. Provides that a lobbyist, a legislative liaison, or an employer of a legislative liaison may not give a gift or provide entertainment to any of these persons. Provides exceptions for close relatives and under other described circumstances. Repeals superseded statutes. Provides that a violation of any of the prohibitions on giving or accepting gifts from lobbyists, legislative liaisons, or employers of legislative liaisons is a Class B misdemeanor.