SB 807 Bars public officials from receiving expenditures from lobbyists
Sponsor: Engler Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 3450S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Financial & Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 1/10/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Financial & Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee Journal Page: S75
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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Current Bill Summary

SB 807 - Under the act, members of the general assembly, judges, state-wide elected officials, agency heads, department and division directors of state government, members of state boards and commissions, and decision-making public servants shall not accept expenditures from any lobbyist or lobbyist principal. Public officials shall avoid an ethics violation if they reimburse the lobbyist or lobbyist principal within 45 days after the expenditure is reported to the Ethics Commission.

This act is similar to SB 703 (2007).