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Oregon Government Ethics Commission (OGEC) provides monthly live webinars, several on-demand tutorials, and a written instructional guide to
assist lobbyists and client/employers in registering, setting up a
profile/account and filing quarterly expenditure reports within the agency's
Electronic Filing System (EFS). EFS is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
relevant laws, rules and other publications may be viewed on our website
at: Lobby Laws and Rules
Means any person,
business, company, public agency, organization or group that authorizes a
lobbyist to register with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission to represent
the client/employer in gaining a legislative outcome or to obtain the goodwill
of a legislative or executive official.
Means influencing or attempting to
influence, legislative action through oral or written communication with
legislative officials, solicitation of executive officials other persons to
influence or attempt to influence legislative action or attempting to obtain
the goodwill of legislative officials [ORS 171.725(8)]
a.) Any individual who agrees
to provide personal services for money or any other consideration for the
purpose of lobbying.
b.) Any individual who provides personal services as a
representative of a public agency, corporation, association, organization or
other group for the purpose of lobbying.
c.) Any public official who lobbies.
sponsorship, testimony, debate, voting or any other official action on any
measure, resolution, amendment, nomination, appointment or report or any matter
that may be the subject of action by either house of the Legislative Assembly
or any committee of the Legislative Assembly or the approval or veto thereof by
the Governor. [ORS 171.725(6)]
Means any member or
member-elect of the Legislative Assembly, any member of an agency, board or
committee that is part of the legislative branch and any staff person, assistant
or employee thereof. [ORS 171.725(7)]
Means any member or
member-elect of an executive agency and any member of the staff or an employee
of an executive agency. A member of a
state board or commission, other than a member who is employed in full-time
public service, is not an executive official for purposes of ORS 171.725 to
171.785. [ORS 171.725(4)]
have questions about your registration and/or filing quarterly expenditure
reports, please contact OGEC staff at 503-378-5105 or email@example.com.
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