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AB-1574 Political Reform Act of 1974: lobbying expenditures: reporting.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 86113 of the Government Code is amended to read:

86113.
 (a) A lobbyist shall complete and verify a periodic report which contains:
(1) A report of all activity expenses by the lobbyist during the reporting period; and
(2) A report of all contributions of one hundred dollars ($100) or more made or delivered by the lobbyist to any elected state officer or state candidate during the reporting period.
(b) A lobbyist shall provide the original of his or her  the lobbyist’s  periodic report to his or her  the lobbyist’s  lobbyist employer or lobbying firm within two weeks following the end of each calendar quarter.
(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2021, and as of that date is repealed.

SEC. 2.

 Section 86113 is added to the Government Code, to read:

86113.
 (a) A lobbyist shall complete and verify a periodic report which contains:
(1) A report of all activity expenses by the lobbyist during the reporting period; and
(2) A report of all contributions of one hundred dollars ($100) or more made or delivered by the lobbyist to any elected state officer or state candidate during the reporting period.
(b) A lobbyist shall provide the original of the lobbyist’s periodic report to the lobbyist’s lobbyist employer or lobbying firm within seven days following the end of each calendar month.
This section shall become operative on January 1, 2021.

SEC. 2.SEC. 3.

 Section 86117 of the Government Code is amended to read:

86117.
 (a) Reports required by Sections 86114 and 86116 shall be filed during the month following each calendar quarter. The period covered shall be from the first day of January of each new biennial legislative session through the last day of the calendar quarter prior to the month during which the report is filed, except as specified in subdivision (b), and except that the period covered shall not include any information reported in previous reports filed by the same person. When total amounts are required to be reported, totals shall be stated both for the period covered by the statement report  and for the entire legislative session to date.
(b) The period covered by the first report a person is required to file pursuant to Sections 86114 and 86116 shall begin with the first day of the calendar quarter in which the filer first registered or qualified. On the first report a person is required to file, the total amount shall be stated for the entire calendar quarter covered by the first report.
(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2021, and as of that date is repealed.

SEC. 4.

 Section 86117 is added to the Government Code, to read:

86117.
 (a) Reports required by Sections 86114 and 86116 shall be filed within 14 days after the end of each calendar month. The period covered shall be from the first day of January of each new biennial legislative session through the last day of the month preceding the period during which the report is filed, except as specified in subdivision (b), and except that the period covered shall not include any information reported in previous reports filed by the same person. When total amounts are required to be reported, totals shall be stated both for the period covered by the report and for the entire legislative session to date.
(b) The period covered by the first report a person is required to file pursuant to Sections 86114 and 86116 shall begin with the first day of the calendar month in which the filer first registered or qualified. On the first report a person is required to file, the total amount shall be stated for the entire calendar month covered by the first report.
(c) This section shall become operative on January 1, 2021.
SEC. 5.
 The Legislature finds and declares that this bill furthers the purposes of the Political Reform Act of 1974 within the meaning of subdivision (a) of Section 81012 of the Government Code.