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Senate Bill 0281


Senate Bill 0281

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Lobbying and funding of certain organizations. Adds a prohibition against a lobbyist providing anything of value to, or paying for or reimbursing any expenses of, a legislative person when the legislative person is traveling out of state. Makes it a Class D felony for a governmental entity to expend money to engage a lobbyist or a legislative liaison using revenue derived from the imposition of a tax. Specifies that an agreement that provides for such a payment is void. Invalidates any state appropriation that is made from a fund that receives revenue derived from the imposition of a state tax if the appropriation is to: (1) pay dues to; (2) pay fees to; or (3) make a reimbursement for expenses to attend meetings, conferences, or seminars of; the Council of State Governments, the National Conference of State Legislatures, or the National Conference of Insurance Legislators. Prohibits the allotment of money from the fund for these purposes.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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