DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Limitation on lobbyist expenditures. Provides that a person who has a business relationship with a governmental body may not give a gift to an employee of that governmental body or to an elected official that serves that governmental body. Defines "business relationship" as seeking or having a contract with a governmental body or being an executive or legislative branch lobbyist with the state. Provides exceptions for nominal gifts, gifts given between close relatives, and gifts given by a political action committee to an elected official. Provides that a violation of the prohibition is a Class A misdemeanor. Makes conforming amendments to various statutes.