About Lobbyist & Client
Oregon Government Ethics Commission (OGEC) provides monthly live webinar, 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). The EFS is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
New to lobbying? Register for an upcoming live Lobby Law Monthly Webinar.
Account Set-up & Registration
video tutorial guides lobbyists and their clients in creating account
profiles and registering to lobby in the online EFS system.
Remember to keep your Electronic Filing System (EFS) account profile updated. Failure to make timely changes/updates to
your contact information, i.e. e-mail, mailing address or phone number will
result in your inability to receive notices, reminders and other important
communications related to your account.
Expenditure Report Filing
registered Lobbyists are required to file a quarterly expenditure report per
ORS 171.745. The report must list the total amount of all moneys the
lobbyist expends on food, refreshments
and entertainment for the purpose of
lobbying for each calendar quarter. Instructions can be found at Lobby Registrations & Expenditure Reports.
name or the name of your business, company, public agency or organization is
listed as a client or employer of a lobbyist, who has registered with the OGEC
to represent you, you are required to file a quarterly expenditure report per
ORS 171.750. The Client/Employer report
must list the total amount of ALL moneys that have been expended for the
purpose of lobbying for each calendar quarter. Instructions can be found at Client & Employer Reporting Instructions.
This video tutorial guides lobbyists and their clients through the process of Quarterly Expenditure Report filing via the EFS system.
have questions about your registration and/or filing quarterly expenditure
reports, please contact the OGEC by phone at:
503-378-5105 or by e-mail at: email@example.com.