An Act Regarding Indirect Lobbying
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 3 MRSA §312-A, sub-§7-B is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 3 MRSA §312-A, sub-§11-A, as amended by PL 2007, c. 630, §8, is further amended to read:
Sec. 3. 3 MRSA §312-A, sub-§14-A is enacted to read:
Sec. 4. 3 MRSA §317, sub-§1, ¶E-1 is enacted to read:
E-1. When expenditures for the purposes of indirect lobbying exceed $15,000 during the month that is the subject of the report, the specific dollar amount of expenditures for indirect lobbying made or incurred during the month by a lobbyist, lobbyist associate or employer, with separate totals for expenditure categories as determined by the commission, the legislative actions that are the subject of the indirect lobbying and a general description of the intended recipients;
Sec. 5. 3 MRSA §317, sub-§1, ¶J, as amended by PL 2007, c. 630, §14, is further amended to read:
J. A list of all of the employer's original sources who have contributed or paid $1,000 or more during the lobbying year directly or indirectly to the employer for purposes of lobbying and a statement of the dollar amounts contributed or paid by the original sources to the employer. If the original source is a corporation formed under Title 13 or 13-C or former Title 13-A, nonprofit corporation formed under Title 13-B or limited partnership under Title 31, the corporation, nonprofit organization or limited partnership, not the individual members or contributors, must be listed as the original source.
Sec. 6. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.
ETHICS AND ELECTION PRACTICES, COMMISSION ON GOVERNMENTAL
Governmental Ethics and Election Practices - Commission on 0414
Initiative: Provides funds to modify the commission's lobbyist system and public disclosure website.
|OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS
|OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL
Effective September 12, 2009