Maine Revised Statutes

§316. Registration forms

The commission shall prepare and make available registration forms for the registration of lobbyists and employers required to register pursuant to section 313. These forms must include the following information: [1993, c. 691, §16 (RPR).]

1. Names.  The name of the lobbyist, a list of the lobbyist associates, the name of the person authorized by the lobbyist to sign the registration and reports for the lobbyist and the name of the person employing the lobbyist;
[ 1993, c. 446, Pt. A, §13 (AMD); 1993, c. 446, Pt. A, §20 (AFF) .]
2. Business addresses.  The business address and other contact information for the lobbyist, the lobbyist associates and the person employing the lobbyist;
[ 2007, c. 630, §12 (AMD) .]
3. Date.  The date upon which lobbying commenced or was expected to commence;
[ 1993, c. 446, Pt. A, §13 (AMD); 1993, c. 446, Pt. A, §20 (AFF) .]
4. Nature of business.  A description of the employer's business activity or mission or a description of the industry, trade or profession that the employer represents;
[ 2007, c. 630, §12 (AMD) .]
4-A. Legislative interests.  The general areas of legislation that the employer is attempting to influence;
[ 2007, c. 630, §12 (NEW) .]
4-B. Legislative committees.  The joint standing committees of the Legislature that the lobbyist expects to lobby during the year;
[ 2007, c. 630, §12 (NEW) .]
4-C. Website of employer.   The address for the employer's publicly accessible website; and
[ 2007, c. 630, §12 (NEW) .]
5. Compensation.  The amount of compensation that the lobbyist will receive for that lobbyist's services or, if an exact amount is unascertainable, the basis upon which the lobbyist will charge for those services.
[ 1993, c. 446, Pt. A, §13 (AMD); 1993, c. 446, Pt. A, §20 (AFF) .]

The lobbyist must certify that the information on that form is true, correct and complete and that the employer has approved the information in the registration. [2007, c. 630, §12 (AMD).]

SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 576, (RPR). 1975, c. 621, §2 (RP). 1975, c. 724, (REEN). 1993, c. 446, §§A13,B6 (AMD). 1993, c. 446, §A20 (AFF). 1993, c. 691, §16 (AMD). 2007, c. 630, §12 (AMD).