Bill Status of HB0292 101st General Assembly
Short Description: LOBBYIST-PROHIBITIONS
Rep. David McSweeney, Margo McDermed and Mary Edly-Allen
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that no member of the General Assembly shall, during his or her term of office, negotiate for employment with a lobbying entity if that lobbying entity engages in lobbying with members of the General Assembly during that member's term of office. Provides that no former member that is registered as a lobbyist shall lobby regarding a bill that he or she voted on during his or her term of office as a member of the General Assembly. Amends the Lobbyist Registration Act. Provides that a person required to be registered under the Act, his or her spouse, and his or her immediate family members living with that person may not serve as a member of a county board. Amends the Counties Code to provide that no person is eligible to hold office as a county board member, commissioner, or executive if he or she is required to be registered as a lobbyist under the Lobbyist Registration Act. Makes conforming changes.