Guidelines For Corporate Political Activity In Minnesota

In this publication:

Lobbyist Registration -

- Lobbying Defined.

- Definition Of Lobbyist

- Lobbyist Registration

Lobbyist Report And Record Keeping -

- Periodic Lobbyists Reports

- Information Required

- Principal Reports

- Audit Records.

Corporate Political Activity -

- General Prohibition

- Independent Expenditures

- State Political Action Committees (“Pacs”)

Gifts To Public Officials Prohibited -

- State Officials

- Local Officials

- Exceptions

Issues In Communicating With Public Officials -

- Ex Parte Communications

- Revolving Door Restrictions

- Conflict Of Interest

Employment Law Issues -

- Employer Retaliation Prohibited

- Employee Candidates

- Employee Communications

- Employee Time Off To Vote

Miscellaneous Provisions -

- Lobbyist Fees B. Fundraising Restrictions

- Tax Deductibility

- Potential For Tax Exempt Status

- Excerpt from: Lobbyist Registration -

Lobbying Defined. The Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosur Board (“Board”) administers and enforces the registration and reporting requirements for lobbyists under the Minnesota Ethics in Government Act (Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 10A).

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