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License Title:

LOBBYIST

Description:

You have an obligation to obtain a lobbying license from the Government Accountability Board, and the organization that pays you is required to authorize you as its lobbyist, if you attempt to influence state legislation or an administrative rule on behalf of a business or organization that employs you or from which you receive a payment (other than reimbursement of expenses) and you communicate with a state official or legislative employee about such matters on 5 or more days within a six month reporting period.

*If you are not acting on behalf of anyone other than yourself, you need not be licensed or authorized.

*If you represent the views of a business or organization but do so as an unpaid volunteer, you need not be licensed or authorized.

*If you represent the views of a business or organization that pays you, but convey those views only to legislators elected from the Senate and Assembly districts in which you reside, you need not be licensed or authorized.

*If you represent the views of a business or organization that pays you and you convey those views to all or many legislators or officials but do so only occasionally, up to 4 days within a 6-month period, you need not be licensed or authorized.

Contact the Board for more detailed information.

reviewed 4/13


Licensing Authority:
Wisconsin Government Accountability Board
212 East Washington Avenue, Third Floor
P.O. Box 7984
Madison, WI 53707-7984
(608)266-8005   (608)267-0500 fax

http://gab.wi.gov/lobbying/register-report/registration


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