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SB-459 Political Reform Act of 1974: lobbying.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/16/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 459


Introduced by Senator Allen
(Coauthor: Assembly Member Mullin)

February 16, 2021


An act relating to the Political Reform Act of 1974.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 459, as introduced, Allen. Political Reform Act of 1974: lobbying.
Existing law, the Political Reform Act of 1974, regulates the activities of lobbyists, lobbying firms, and lobbyist employers in connection with attempts to influence legislative and administrative action by legislative and other state officials, including by requiring that lobbyists, lobbying firms, and lobbyist employers register and file periodic reports with the Secretary of State.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to increase transparency and public access to lobbying information illustrating how money is spent to influence the actions of California’s government.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to increase transparency and public access to lobbying information illustrating how money is spent to influence the actions of California’s government.