2009 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to government ethics; declaring an emergency.|
Revises provisions regarding gifts in government ethics laws.
Exempts certain items from definition of "gift." Modifies required contents of statement of economic interest. Removes prohibition on former member of Legislative Assembly becoming compensated lobbyist. Reduces amount of civil penalty that may be imposed for violation of lobbying or government ethics law from $5,000 to $1,000. Removes requirement to file quarterly statements. Repeals provisions relating to legal expense trust fund. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee|
|Current Committee:||Senate Committee On Rules|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|