Lobbying; local government actions, notice and fee to clerk of governing body. (SB224)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Lobbying; local government actions; notice and fee to clerk of governing body. Requires any individual who is compensated to influence or attempt to influence a local government action through oral or written communication with a local government officer or employee to provide written notice of his status and a $25 fee to the clerk of the governing body of the officer's or employee's locality. The bill exempts from this requirement (i) certain executive and legislative officials and employees, (ii) local government employees or officers acting in their official capacity, (iii) contractors or employees of a contractor performing services for the local government, and (iv) an attorney clearly identified on a land use application. Failure to provide notice is a Class 1 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »


01/10/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103252D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/02/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/09/2022Continued to 2023 in General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)