HB1883: Commonwealth, Secretary of; redesigns Lobbyist Disclosure Statement to clarify information.


HOUSE BILL NO. 1883
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on General Laws
on February 3, 2009)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Delegate Nixon)
A BILL to amend and reenact 2.2-426, 2.2-428, and 2.2-431 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Secretary of the Commonwealth; lobbyist disclosure.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That 2.2-426, 2.2-428, and 2.2-431 of the Code of Virginia are amended and reenacted as follows:

2.2-426. Lobbyist reporting; penalty.

A. Each lobbyist shall file a separate annual report of expenditures, including gifts, for each principal for whom he lobbies by July 1 for the preceding 12-month period complete through April 30.

B. Each principal who expends more than $500 to employ or compensate multiple lobbyists shall be responsible for filing a consolidated lobbyist report pursuant to this section in any case in which the lobbyists are each exempt under the provisions of subdivision 7 or 8 of 2.2-420 from the reporting requirements of this section.

C. The report shall be on a form provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, which shall be substantially as follows and shall be accompanied by instructions provided by the Secretary.


LOBBYIST'S DISCLOSURESTATEMENT
PARTI:
(1)PRINCIPAL:......................................................
InPartI,item2a,providethenameoftheindividualauthorizingyour
employmentasalobbyist.ThelobbyistfilingthisstatementMAYNOTlisthis
nameinitem2a.THEINDIVIDUALLISTEDINPARTI,ITEM2A,MUSTSIGNTHE
PRINCIPAL'SSTATEMENT.
(2a)Name:..................................................
(2b)PermanentBusinessAddress:............................
(2c)BusinessTelephone:....................................
(3)Providealistofexecutiveandlegislativeactions(withasmuch
specificityaspossible)forwhichyoulobbiedandadescriptionofactivities
conducted.
...............................................................
...............................................................
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(4)INCORPORATEDFILINGS:Ifyouarefilinganincorporateddisclosure
statement,pleasecompletethefollowing:
Individualfilingfinancialinformation:.........................
Individualstobeincludedinthefiling:........................
...................................................................
(5)Pleaseindicatewhichscheduleswillbeattachedtoyourdisclosure
statement:
]ScheduleA:EntertainmentExpenses
]ScheduleB:Gifts
]ScheduleC:OtherExpenses
(6)EXPENDITURETOTALS:
a)ENTERTAINMENT....................................$..........
b)GIFTS............................................$..........
c)OFFICEEXPENSES..................................$..........
d)COMMUNICATIONS...................................$..........
e)PERSONALLIVINGANDTRAVELEXPENSES..............$..........
f)COMPENSATIONOFLOBBYISTS........................$..........
g)HONORARIA........................................$..........
h)REGISTRATIONCOSTS...............................$..........
i)OTHER............................................$..........
TOTAL...............................................$..........
PARTII:
(1a)NAMEOFLOBBYIST:.........................................
(1b)PermanentBusinessAddress:...............................
(1c)BusinessTelephone:.......................................
(2)Asalobbyist,youare(checkone)
]EMPLOYED(onthepayrolloftheprincipal)
]RETAINED(notonthepayrolloftheprincipal,howevercompensated)
]NOTCOMPENSATED(notcompensated;expensesmaybereimbursed)
(3)Listalllobbyistsotherthanyourselfwhoregisteredtorepresentyour
principal.
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.................................................................
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(4)Ifyouselected"EMPLOYED"asyouranswertoPartII,item2,provideyour
jobtitle.
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PLEASENOTE:Somelobbyistsarenotindividuallycompensatedforlobbying
activities.Thismayoccurwhenseveralmembersofafirmrepresentasingle
principal.Theprincipal,inturn,makesasinglepaymenttothefirm.Ifthis
describesyoursituation,donotanswerPartII,items5aand5b.Instead,
completePartIII,items1and2.
(5a)WhatwastheDOLLARAMOUNTOFYOURCOMPENSATIONasalobbyist?(Ifyou
havejobresponsibilitiesotherthanthoseinvolvinglobbying,youmayhaveto
proratetodeterminethepartofyoursalaryattributabletoyourlobbying
activities.)TransferyouranswertothisitemtoPartI,item6f.
(5b)ExplainhowyouarrivedatyouranswertoPartII,item5a.
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PARTIII:
PLEASENOTE:IfyouansweredPartII,items5aand5b,youWILLNOTcomplete
thissection.
(1)Listallmembersofyourfirm,organization,association,corporation,or
otherentitywhofurnishedlobbyingservicestoyourprincipal.
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(2)Indicatethetotalamountpaidtoyourfirm,organization,association,
corporationorotherentityforservicesrendered.Transferyouranswerto
thisitemtoPartI,item6f............
SCHEDULEA
ENTERTAINMENTEXPENSES
PLEASENOTE:Anysingleentertainmenteventincludedintheexpensetotalsof
theprincipal,withavaluegreaterthan$50,shouldbeitemizedbelow.
TransferanytotalsfromthisscheduletoPartI,item6a.(Pleaseduplicate
asneeded.)
DateandLocationofEvent:
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DescriptionofEvent:
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TotalNumberofPersonsAttending:
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NamesofLegislativeandExecutiveOfficialsAttending:(Listnamesonlyif
theaveragevalueforeachpersonattendingtheeventwasgreaterthan$50.)
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Food...................................................$..........
Beverages..............................................$..........
TransportationofLegislativeandExecutiveOfficials...$.........
LodgingofLegislativeandExecutiveOfficials.........$..........
Performers,Speakers,Etc..............................$..........
Displays...............................................$..........
Rentals................................................$..........
ServicePersonnel......................................$..........
Miscellaneous..........................................$..........
TOTAL..................................................$..........
SCHEDULEB
GIFTS
PLEASENOTE:Anysinglegiftreportedintheexpensetotalsoftheprincipal,
withavaluegreaterthan$50,shouldbeitemizedbelow.(Reportmeals,
entertainmentandtravelunderScheduleA.)Transferanytotalsfromthis
scheduletoPartI,item6b.(Pleaseduplicateasneeded.)
DateDescriptionNameofeachCostof
ofgift:ofgift:legislativeorindividual
executiveofficialgift:
whoisarecipient
ofagift:
.......................................$..........
.......................................$..........
.......................................$..........
.......................................$..........
TOTALCOSTTOPRINCIPAL..................$..........
SCHEDULEC
OTHEREXPENSES
PLEASENOTE:Thissectionisprovidedforanylobbying-relatedexpensesnot
coveredinPartI,items6a-6h.Anexampleofanexpendituretobelistedon
scheduleCwouldbetherentalofabillboxduringtheGeneralAssembly
session.TransferthetotalfromthisscheduletoPartI,item6i.(Please
duplicateasneeded.)
DATEOFEXPENSEDESCRIPTIONOFEXPENSEAMOUNT
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
TOTAL"OTHER"EXPENSES....................$............
PARTIV:STATEMENTS
Boththelobbyistandprincipalofficermustsignthedisclosurestatement,
attestingtoitscompletenessandaccuracy.Thefollowingitemsaremandatory
andiftheyarenotproperlycompleted,theentirefilingwillberejectedand
returnedtothelobbyist:
(1)AllsignaturesonthestatementmustbeORIGINALintheformatspecified
intheinstructionsprovidedbytheSecretarythataccompanythisform.No
stamps,orotherreproductionsoftheindividual'ssignaturewillbeaccepted.
(2)AnindividualMAYNOTsignthedisclosurestatementaslobbyistand
principalofficer.
STATEMENTOFLOBBYIST
I,theundersignedregisteredlobbyist,dostatethattheinformation
furnishedonthisdisclosurestatementandonallaccompanyingattachments
requiredtobemadetheretois,tothebestofmyknowledgeandbelief,
completeandaccurate.
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Signatureoflobbyist
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Date
STATEMENTOFPRINCIPAL
I,theundersignedprincipal(oranauthorizedofficialthereof),dostate
thattheinformationfurnishedonthisdisclosurestatementandonall
accompanyingattachmentsrequiredtobemadetheretois,tothebestofmy
knowledgeandbelief,completeandaccurate.
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Signatureofprincipal
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Date
Period Covered: May 1, (YYYY) to April 30, (YYYY) 1.Name of Principal Principal:_________________________________________________________ 2. Lobbyist Information LastName:______________________________________Suffix:______________ FirstName:______________________________MiddleName:________________ BusinessAddress:________________________________Suite/Apt:_________ City:_____________________________State:___________Zip:_____________ Work Phone: (____)____________________Email:________________________ 3.Lobbyists Relationship to Principal [ ] Lobbyist was Employedby Principal JobTitle:_________________________________________________ Totalcompensation for lobbying duringperiod: $___________ Doesthis amount represent lobbyistsentire salary during period? Yes______No______ Ifanswer is No, explain how youarrived at amount com- pensated for lobbying: ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ [ ] Lobbyist was Retainedby Principal NameofFirm:______________________________________________ TotalCompensation paid to firm forlobbying during period: $ ____________ Doesthis amount represent total amountpaid to firm (retainers and fees) during period? Yes______No______ Ifanswer is No, explain how youarrived at amount com- pensated for lobbying: ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ [ ] Lobbyist was aNonpaid Volunteer for thePrincipal 4.Incorporated Reporting Isthis lobbyist part of an incorporated filing thatincludes actions takenon behalf of a client and the expendituresummary for more thanone lobbyist registered on behalf of theclient? Yes______No______ If No, proceed toSection 5. If Yes, provide thename of lobbyist of record for theincorporated filing: Lobbyist of record for incorporated filing: Last Name:_____________FirstName:_____________MiddleName:__________ If you are the lobbyistof record, proceed to Section 5. If you are not thelobbyist of record, skip Sections 5and 6 and pro- ceed toSection 7. 5. Legislative and Executive Actions Did lobbyist actually engage in lobbying ontheprincipals behalf during the time period covered? Yes______No______ If No, proceed toSection 6. List the general matters of concern that you (andanyother lobbyists included in an incorporated filing) lobbiedonbehalf of the princi- pal: _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ List all legislative actions, includingwhereappropriate the assigned House of Delegates or Senate bill numbers, that youandany other lobbyist included in an incorporated filing soughttoinfluence the outcome of during the periodof this report: _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ (Attach separate sheet if necessary.) List all executive actions that you and anyotherlobbyist included in an incorporated filing sought to influenceduringdisclosure period. "Sought to influence" shall mean anydirectcontact by any means to a member of the (i)legislature orlegislative staff, or(ii)the executive branch or staff, or(iii) public, seekingsupporton, or opposition to, a particularissue. _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ (Attach separate sheet if necessary.) 6. FinancialSummary Expenditure Totals a)Entertainment$_______[ ]ScheduleA Attached b) Gifts$_______[]ScheduleB Attached c) OfficeExpenses$________ d)Communications$________ e) Personal Living/Travel$________ f) Compensation of Lobbyists $________ g) RegistrationFees$________ h)Other$_______[]Schedule C Attached TotalExpenditures:$________ If the expenditure totals above representanincorporated filing for more than one lobbyist, list the names of allotherlobbyists includ- ed in these expenditure totals: Name (Last Name, First Name)Firm (ifretained) or Title (if employed) _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ (Attach separate sheetif necessary.)

7. Statementof Lobbyist I, the undersignedregistered lobbyist, do state thatall the infor- mationprovided on this disclosure statement andallthe required attachments madethereto is, to the best of myknowledge and belief, complete and accurate.

_______________________________________________________________ SignatureDate 8. Statement of AuthorizedRepresentativeofPrincipal I, the undersignedauthorized representative of theprincipal, do state that all theinformation provided on thisdisclosure statement and all the requiredattachments made thereto is,to the best of my knowledge and belief,complete and accurate.

AuthorizedRepresentative (Cannot be same person aslobbyist listed above)

Last Name:_____________________________________Suffix:______________ FirstName:_______________________MiddleName:_______________________ Business StreetAddress:____________________________Suite/Apt:_______ City:__________________________________State:___________Zip:_________ Work Phone:(____)____________________Email:________________________ _______________________________________________________________ SignatureDate

Schedule A Entertainment Expenses This schedule shall becompleted each time the lobbyistspends money onbehalf of the principal for any entertainmentexpense in which (a) guests includedexecutive or legislativeofficials and(b) the total cost of the eventwas $50 or more.

If (a) and (b) above aretrue, the lobbyist shallcomplete this form evenif the principals share of event was lessthan $50.

Date of Event(MM/DD/YYYY): ____/____/_________ DescriptionofEvent:________________________________________________ LocationofEvent:___________________________________________________ City WhereEventHeld:___________________________________State_______

TotalCostTotal Number of AverageCost of Eventdividedby Persons Attending = PerPerson for Event

$__________divided by______________ = $______________

Did principal pay forentire cost of the event?Yes______No______ If No, list theprincipals share of the total cost oftheevent: $______________

Summary of PrincipalsShare of Costs Food/Beverage:$_________ Transportation:$_________ Lodging:$_________ Performers/Speakers:$_________ Rentals/Displays:$_________ Service/Tip:$_________ Other:$_________Describe Other:_______________

Total:$_________(Includethis amount in enter- tainmentexpenses in expendi- turetotals.) (Include the totalamount in "entertainment"expenses in expenditure totals. If the entertainment event was open tothepublic or unrelated to executive or legislative action andreportableexecutive or legislative officials represented less than 10percentof the attendees, then the total cost of the event neednot bereported. However, the total cost of entertaining thereportableofficials shall be reported.) Number of Executive andLegislative OfficialsAttending:_____________

If average cost perperson is $50 or more, provide namesof executive and administrativeofficials who attended:

Name (Last Name,FirstName)Title

______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ (Attach separate sheetif necessary.) _____________________________________________________________________ Schedule B Gifts

This schedule shall befilled out each time theprincipal contributes all or part of a giftto an executive orlegislativeofficial valued at $50 or more.(Complete this form even ifthe principals share of gift was less than$50.)

Date of Gift:___/___/____Total Cost of Gift:$________________ Did principals shareaccount for the total value of thegift? Yes______No______ If No, list theprincipals share of the cost of thetotal gift: $ _____________ Description ofGift:_______________________________________________ Recipient LastName:________________________________Suffix:__________ FirstName: ________________________ MiddleName:____________________ RecipientsTitle:__________________________________________________ Date of Gift: ___/___/____Total Cost of Gift:$________________ Did principals shareaccount for the total value of thegift? Yes______No______ If No, list theprincipals share of the cost of thetotal gift: $ _____________ DescriptionofGift:_________________________________________________ Recipient Last Name: _______________________________Suffix:_________ First Name: ______________________ MiddleName:______________________ Recipients Title:__________________________________________________ Date of Gift:__/___/_____TotalCost of Gift: $__________________ Did principals shareaccount for the total value of thegift? Yes______No______ If No, list theprincipals share of the cost of thetotal gift: $_____________ Description ofGift:________________________________________________ Recipient Last Name: ________________________________Suffix:________ First Name: ______________________ MiddleName:______________________ RecipientsTitle:__________________________________________________

Schedule C Other Expenses

This schedule shall befilled out for each timeprincipal incurred lobbying-relatedexpense of $250or more thatis not covered by line itemsa through g in the expenditure totals. DateDescriptionAmount ___/___/___________________________________________ $_________ ___/___/___________________________________________ $_________ ___/___/___________________________________________ $_________ ___/___/____ _______________________________________$_________ ___/___/___________________________________________ $_________ Total (Include totalamount to expendituretotals)$_________

D. A person who signs the disclosure statement knowing it to contain a material misstatement of fact shall be guilty of a Class 5 felony.

E. Each lobbyist shall send to each legislative and executive official who is required to be identified by name on Schedule A or B of the Lobbyist's Disclosure Form a copy of Schedule A or B or a summary of the information pertaining to that official. Copies or summaries shall be provided to the official by December 15 for the preceding 12-month period complete through November 30.

2.2-428. Standards for automated preparation and transmittal of lobbyists' disclosure statements; database.

A. The In lieu of a hard copy, the Secretary shall accept any lobbyist's disclosure statement required by 2.2-426 filed by computer or electronic means in accordance with the standards approved by the Secretary and using software meeting standards approved by the Secretary. The Secretary may provide software to filers without charge or at a reasonable cost. The Secretary may prescribe the method of execution and certification of electronically filed statements and the procedures for receiving statements in the office of the Secretary.

B. The Secretary shall establish a lobbyist disclosure database, available to the public, from required disclosure statements filed electronically and may enter into that database information from required disclosure statements filed by other methods.

2.2-431. Penalties; filing of substituted statement.

A. The lobbyist shall sign the disclosure statement prescribed by 2.2-426 attesting to its completeness and accuracy. The Secretary shall review each statement for completeness and accuracy and if a statement is not properly completed, the entire filing shall be rejected and returned to the lobbyist. The lobbyist shall submit a revised statement within 30 days from receipt of the returned statement.

B. Every lobbyist failing to file the statement prescribed by 2.2-426 within the time prescribed therein shall be assessed a civil penalty of fifty dollars, and every individual failing to file the statement within ten 30 days after the time prescribed herein shall be assessed an additional civil penalty of fifty dollars per day from the eleventh 31st day of such default until the statement is filed. The penalties shall be assessed and collected by the Secretary. The Attorney General shall assist the Secretary in collecting the penalties, upon request.

B. C. Every lobbyist's principal whose lobbyist fails to file the statement prescribed by 2.2-426 shall be assessed a civil penalty of fifty dollars, and shall be assessed an additional civil penalty of fifty dollars per day from the eleventh 31st day of such default until the statement is filed. The penalty shall be assessed and collected by the Secretary. The Attorney General shall assist the Secretary in collecting the penalties, upon request.

C. D. No individual who has failed to file the statement required by 2.2-426 or who has failed to pay all penalties assessed pursuant to this section, shall register or act as a lobbyist as long as he remains in default.

D. E. Whenever any lobbyist is or will be in default under 2.2-426, and the reasons for such default are or will be beyond his control, or the control of his principal, or both, the Secretary may suspend the assessment of any penalty otherwise assessable and accept a substituted statement, upon the submission of sworn proofs that shall satisfy him that the default has been beyond the control of the lobbyist or his principal, and that the substituted statement contains the most accurate and complete information available after the exercise of due diligence.

E. F. Penalties collected pursuant to this section shall be payable to the State Treasurer for deposit to the general fund.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1883
Offered January 14, 2009
Prefiled January 12, 2009
A BILL to amend and reenact 2.2-426, 2.2-428, and 2.2-431 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Secretary of the Commonwealth; lobbyist disclosure.
Patron-- Nixon

Referred to Committee on General Laws

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That 2.2-426, 2.2-428, and 2.2-431 of the Code of Virginia are amended and reenacted as follows:

2.2-426. Lobbyist reporting; penalty.

A. Each lobbyist shall file a separate annual report of expenditures, including gifts, for each principal for whom he lobbies by July 1 for the preceding 12-month period complete through April 30.

B. Each principal who expends more than $500 to employ or compensate multiple lobbyists shall be responsible for filing a consolidated lobbyist report pursuant to this section in any case in which the lobbyists are each exempt under the provisions of subdivision 7 or 8 of 2.2-420 from the reporting requirements of this section.

C. The report shall be on a form provided by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, which shall be substantially as follows and shall be accompanied by instructions provided by the Secretary.


LOBBYIST'S DISCLOSURESTATEMENT
PARTI:
(1)PRINCIPAL:......................................................
InPartI,item2a,providethenameoftheindividualauthorizingyour
employmentasalobbyist.ThelobbyistfilingthisstatementMAYNOTlisthis
nameinitem2a.THEINDIVIDUALLISTEDINPARTI,ITEM2A,MUSTSIGNTHE
PRINCIPAL'SSTATEMENT.
(2a)Name:..................................................
(2b)PermanentBusinessAddress:............................
(2c)BusinessTelephone:....................................
(3)Providealistofexecutiveandlegislativeactions(withasmuch
specificityaspossible)forwhichyoulobbiedandadescriptionofactivities
conducted.
...............................................................
...............................................................
...............................................................
(4)INCORPORATEDFILINGS:Ifyouarefilinganincorporateddisclosure
statement,pleasecompletethefollowing:
Individualfilingfinancialinformation:.........................
Individualstobeincludedinthefiling:........................
...................................................................
(5)Pleaseindicatewhichscheduleswillbeattachedtoyourdisclosure
statement:
]ScheduleA:EntertainmentExpenses
]ScheduleB:Gifts
]ScheduleC:OtherExpenses
(6)EXPENDITURETOTALS:
a)ENTERTAINMENT....................................$..........
b)GIFTS............................................$..........
c)OFFICEEXPENSES..................................$..........
d)COMMUNICATIONS...................................$..........
e)PERSONALLIVINGANDTRAVELEXPENSES..............$..........
f)COMPENSATIONOFLOBBYISTS........................$..........
g)HONORARIA........................................$..........
h)REGISTRATIONCOSTS...............................$..........
i)OTHER............................................$..........
TOTAL...............................................$..........
PARTII:
(1a)NAMEOFLOBBYIST:.........................................
(1b)PermanentBusinessAddress:...............................
(1c)BusinessTelephone:.......................................
(2)Asalobbyist,youare(checkone)
]EMPLOYED(onthepayrolloftheprincipal)
]RETAINED(notonthepayrolloftheprincipal,howevercompensated)
]NOTCOMPENSATED(notcompensated;expensesmaybereimbursed)
(3)Listalllobbyistsotherthanyourselfwhoregisteredtorepresentyour
principal.
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.................................................................
.................................................................
(4)Ifyouselected"EMPLOYED"asyouranswertoPartII,item2,provideyour
jobtitle.
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PLEASENOTE:Somelobbyistsarenotindividuallycompensatedforlobbying
activities.Thismayoccurwhenseveralmembersofafirmrepresentasingle
principal.Theprincipal,inturn,makesasinglepaymenttothefirm.Ifthis
describesyoursituation,donotanswerPartII,items5aand5b.Instead,
completePartIII,items1and2.
(5a)WhatwastheDOLLARAMOUNTOFYOURCOMPENSATIONasalobbyist?(Ifyou
havejobresponsibilitiesotherthanthoseinvolvinglobbying,youmayhaveto
proratetodeterminethepartofyoursalaryattributabletoyourlobbying
activities.)TransferyouranswertothisitemtoPartI,item6f.
(5b)ExplainhowyouarrivedatyouranswertoPartII,item5a.
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PARTIII:
PLEASENOTE:IfyouansweredPartII,items5aand5b,youWILLNOTcomplete
thissection.
(1)Listallmembersofyourfirm,organization,association,corporation,or
otherentitywhofurnishedlobbyingservicestoyourprincipal.
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(2)Indicatethetotalamountpaidtoyourfirm,organization,association,
corporationorotherentityforservicesrendered.Transferyouranswerto
thisitemtoPartI,item6f............
SCHEDULEA
ENTERTAINMENTEXPENSES
PLEASENOTE:Anysingleentertainmenteventincludedintheexpensetotalsof
theprincipal,withavaluegreaterthan$50,shouldbeitemizedbelow.
TransferanytotalsfromthisscheduletoPartI,item6a.(Pleaseduplicate
asneeded.)
DateandLocationofEvent:
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...................................................................
DescriptionofEvent:
...................................................................
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TotalNumberofPersonsAttending:
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NamesofLegislativeandExecutiveOfficialsAttending:(Listnamesonlyif
theaveragevalueforeachpersonattendingtheeventwasgreaterthan$50.)
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Food...................................................$..........
Beverages..............................................$..........
TransportationofLegislativeandExecutiveOfficials...$.........
LodgingofLegislativeandExecutiveOfficials.........$..........
Performers,Speakers,Etc..............................$..........
Displays...............................................$..........
Rentals................................................$..........
ServicePersonnel......................................$..........
Miscellaneous..........................................$..........
TOTAL..................................................$..........
SCHEDULEB
GIFTS
PLEASENOTE:Anysinglegiftreportedintheexpensetotalsoftheprincipal,
withavaluegreaterthan$50,shouldbeitemizedbelow.(Reportmeals,
entertainmentandtravelunderScheduleA.)Transferanytotalsfromthis
scheduletoPartI,item6b.(Pleaseduplicateasneeded.)
DateDescriptionNameofeachCostof
ofgift:ofgift:legislativeorindividual
executiveofficialgift:
whoisarecipient
ofagift:
.......................................$..........
.......................................$..........
.......................................$..........
.......................................$..........
TOTALCOSTTOPRINCIPAL..................$..........
SCHEDULEC
OTHEREXPENSES
PLEASENOTE:Thissectionisprovidedforanylobbying-relatedexpensesnot
coveredinPartI,items6a-6h.Anexampleofanexpendituretobelistedon
scheduleCwouldbetherentalofabillboxduringtheGeneralAssembly
session.TransferthetotalfromthisscheduletoPartI,item6i.(Please
duplicateasneeded.)
DATEOFEXPENSEDESCRIPTIONOFEXPENSEAMOUNT
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
........................................$............
TOTAL"OTHER"EXPENSES....................$............
PARTIV:STATEMENTS
Boththelobbyistandprincipalofficermustsignthedisclosurestatement,
attestingtoitscompletenessandaccuracy.Thefollowingitemsaremandatory
andiftheyarenotproperlycompleted,theentirefilingwillberejectedand
returnedtothelobbyist:
(1)AllsignaturesonthestatementmustbeORIGINALintheformatspecified
intheinstructionsprovidedbytheSecretarythataccompanythisform.No
stamps,orotherreproductionsoftheindividual'ssignaturewillbeaccepted.
(2)AnindividualMAYNOTsignthedisclosurestatementaslobbyistand
principalofficer.
STATEMENTOFLOBBYIST
I,theundersignedregisteredlobbyist,dostatethattheinformation
furnishedonthisdisclosurestatementandonallaccompanyingattachments
requiredtobemadetheretois,tothebestofmyknowledgeandbelief,
completeandaccurate.
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Signatureoflobbyist
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Date
STATEMENTOFPRINCIPAL
I,theundersignedprincipal(oranauthorizedofficialthereof),dostate
thattheinformationfurnishedonthisdisclosurestatementandonall
accompanyingattachmentsrequiredtobemadetheretois,tothebestofmy
knowledgeandbelief,completeandaccurate.
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Signatureofprincipal
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Date
Period Covered: May 1, (YYYY) to April 30, (YYYY) 1.Name of Principal Principal: _________________________________________________________ 2. Lobbyist Information Last Name:______________________________________Suffix:______________ First Name:______________________________MiddleName:________________ Business Address:________________________________Suite/Apt:_________ City:_____________________________State:___________Zip:_____________ Work Phone: (____)____________________Email:________________________ 3.Lobbyists Relationship to Principal [ ] Lobbyist was Employed by Principal JobTitle:_________________________________________________ Total compensation for lobbying duringperiod: $___________ Does this amount represent lobbyistsentire salary during period? Yes______No______ If answer is No, explain how youarrived at amount com- pensated for lobbying: ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ [ ] Lobbyist was Retained by Principal Name ofFirm:______________________________________________ Total Compensation paid to firm forlobbying during period: $ ____________ Does this amount represent total amountpaid to firm (retainers and fees) during period? Yes______No______ If answer is No, explain how youarrived at amount com- pensated for lobbying: ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ [ ] Lobbyist was a Nonpaid Volunteer for thePrincipal 4.Incorporated Reporting Isthis lobbyist part of an incorporated filing that includes actions takenon behalf of a client and the expenditure summary for more thanone lobbyist registered on behalf of the client? Yes______No______ If No, proceed toSection 5. If Yes, provide thename of lobbyist of record for the incorporated filing: Lobbyist of record for incorporated filing: Last Name:_____________FirstName:_____________Middle Name:__________ If you are the lobbyistof record, proceed to Section 5. If you are not thelobbyist of record, skip Sections 5 and 6 and pro- ceed toSection 7. 5. Legislative and Executive Actions Did lobbyist actually engage in lobbying on theprincipals behalf during the time period covered? Yes______No______ If No, proceed toSection 6. List the general matters of concern that you (andany other lobbyists included in an incorporated filing) lobbied onbehalf of the princi- pal: _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ List all legislative actions, including whereappropriate the assigned House of Delegates or Senate bill numbers, that youand any other lobbyist included in an incorporated filing soughtto influence the outcome of during the (YYYY)session of the GeneralAssembly: _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ (Attach separate sheet if necessary.) List all executive actions that you and any otherlobbyist included in an incorporated filing sought to influence during disclosureperiod: _____________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ (Attach separate sheet if necessary.) 6. FinancialSummary Expenditure Totals a) Entertainment $_______[ ]ScheduleA Attached b) Gifts $_______[]Schedule B Attached c) Office Expenses $________ d) Communications $________ e) Personal Living/Travel $________ f) Compensation of Lobbyists $________ g) Registration Fees $________ h) Other $_______[]Schedule C Attached Total Expenditures: $________ If the expenditure totals above represent anincorporated filing for more than one lobbyist, list the names of all otherlobbyists includ- ed in these expenditure totals: Name (Last Name, First Name) Firm (ifretained) or Title (if employed) ____________________________ ___________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ (Attach separate sheetif necessary.) 7. Statementof Lobbyist I, the undersignedregistered lobbyist, do state that allthe infor- mationprovided on this disclosure statement and all the required attachments madethereto is, to the best of my knowledge and belief, complete and accurate. _______________________________________________________________ SignatureDate 8. Statement of AuthorizedRepresentative of Principal I, the undersignedauthorized representative of the principal, do state that all theinformation provided on this disclosure statement and all the requiredattachments made thereto is, to the best of my knowledge and belief,complete and accurate. AuthorizedRepresentative (Cannot be same person as lobbyist listed above) Last Name:_____________________________________Suffix:______________ First Name:_______________________MiddleName:_______________________ Business Street Address:____________________________Suite/Apt:_______ City:__________________________________State:___________Zip:_________ Work Phone: (____)____________________Email:________________________ _______________________________________________________________ Signature Date

Schedule A

Entertainment Expenses

This schedule shall becompleted each time the lobbyist spends money onbehalf of the principal for anyentertainment expense in which (a) guests includedexecutive or legislative officials and (b) the total cost of the eventwas $50 or more. If (a) and (b) above aretrue, the lobbyist shall complete this form evenif the principals share of event was lessthan $50. Date of Event(MM/DD/YYYY): ____/____/_________ Description ofEvent:________________________________________________ Location ofEvent:___________________________________________________ City Where EventHeld:___________________________________State_______ TotalCost Total Number of Average Cost of Event dividedby Persons Attending = Per Person for Event $__________divided by ______________ = $______________ Did principal pay for entirecost of the event? Yes______No______ If No, list theprincipals share of the total cost of the event: $______________ Summary of PrincipalsShare of Costs Food/Beverage:$_________ Transportation:$_________ Lodging: $_________ Performers/Speakers:$_________ Rentals/Displays:$_________ Service/Tip:$_________ Other:$_________ Describe Other:_______________ Total:$_________ (Includethis amount in enter- tainmentexpenses in expendi- ture totals.) Number of Executive andLegislative Officials Attending:_____________ If average cost perperson is $50 or more, provide names of executive andadministrative officials who attended: Name (Last Name, FirstName) Title ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ (Attach separate sheetif necessary.) List circumstances thatresulted in bringing the actual cost per person below $50 forany official listed above: _____________________________________________________________________

Schedule B

Gifts

This schedule shall befilled out each time the principal contributes all or part of a giftto an executive or legislative official valued at $50 or more.(Complete this form even if the principals share of gift was less than$50.) Date of Gift:___/___/____ Total Cost of Gift:$________________ Did principals shareaccount for the total value of the gift? Yes______No______ If No, list theprincipals share of the cost of the total gift: $ _____________ Description of Gift:_______________________________________________ Recipient Last Name:________________________________Suffix:__________ First Name:________________________ Middle Name:____________________ Recipients Title:__________________________________________________ Date of Gift: ___/___/____ Total Cost of Gift:$________________ Did principalsshare account for the total value of the gift? Yes______No______ If No, list theprincipals share of the cost of the total gift: $ _____________ Description ofGift:_________________________________________________ Recipient Last Name: _______________________________Suffix: _________ First Name: ______________________ Middle Name:______________________ Recipients Title: __________________________________________________ Date of Gift:__/___/_____ TotalCost of Gift: $__________________ Did principalsshare account for the total value of the gift? Yes______No______ If No, list theprincipals share of the cost of the total gift: $_____________ Description of Gift:________________________________________________ Recipient Last Name: ________________________________Suffix: ________ First Name: ______________________ Middle Name:______________________ Recipients Title:__________________________________________________

Schedule C

Other Expenses

This schedule shall befilled out for each time principal incurred lobbying-relatedexpense of $250or more that is not covered by line itemsa through g in the expenditure totals. DateDescriptionAmount ___/___/____ _______________________________________ $_________ ___/___/____ _______________________________________ $_________ ___/___/____ _______________________________________ $_________ ___/___/____ _______________________________________ $_________ ___/___/____ _______________________________________ $_________ Total (Include totalamount to expenditure totals)$_________

D. A person who signs the disclosure statement knowing it to contain a material misstatement of fact shall be guilty of a Class 5 felony.

E. Each lobbyist shall send to each legislative and executive official who is required to be identified by name on Schedule A or B of the Lobbyist's Disclosure Form a copy of Schedule A or B or a summary of the information pertaining to that official. Copies or summaries shall be provided to the official by December 15 for the preceding 12-month period complete through November 30.

2.2-428. Standards for automated preparation and transmittal of lobbyists' disclosure statements; database.

A. The In lieu of a hard copy, the Secretary shall accept any lobbyist's disclosure statement required by 2.2-426 filed by computer or electronic means in accordance with the standards approved by the Secretary and using software meeting standards approved by the Secretary. The Secretary may provide software to filers without charge or at a reasonable cost. The Secretary may prescribe the method of execution and certification of electronically filed statements and the procedures for receiving statements in the office of the Secretary.

B. The Secretary shall establish a lobbyist disclosure database, available to the public, from required disclosure statements filed electronically and may enter into that database information from required disclosure statements filed by other methods.

2.2-431. Penalties; filing of substituted statement.

A. The lobbyist shall sign the disclosure statement prescribed by 2.2-426 attesting to its completeness and accuracy. The Secretary shall review each statement for completeness and accuracy and if a statement is not properly completed, the entire filing shall be rejected and returned to the lobbyist. The lobbyist shall submit a revised statement within 10 working days from receipt of the returned statement.

B. Every lobbyist failing to file the statement prescribed by 2.2-426 within the time prescribed therein shall be assessed a civil penalty of fifty dollars, and every individual failing to file the statement within ten days after the time prescribed herein shall be assessed an additional civil penalty of fifty dollars per day from the eleventh day of such default until the statement is filed. The penalties shall be assessed and collected by the Secretary. The Attorney General shall assist the Secretary in collecting the penalties, upon request.

B.C. Every lobbyist's principal whose lobbyist fails to file the statement prescribed by 2.2-426 shall be assessed a civil penalty of fifty dollars, and shall be assessed an additional civil penalty of fifty dollars per day from the eleventh day of such default until the statement is filed. The penalty shall be assessed and collected by the Secretary. The Attorney General shall assist the Secretary in collecting the penalties, upon request.

C.D. No individual who has failed to file the statement required by 2.2-426 or who has failed to pay all penalties assessed pursuant to this section, shall register or act as a lobbyist as long as he remains in default.

D.E. Whenever any lobbyist is or will be in default under 2.2-426, and the reasons for such default are or will be beyond his control, or the control of his principal, or both, the Secretary may suspend the assessment of any penalty otherwise assessable and accept a substituted statement, upon the submission of sworn proofs that shall satisfy him that the default has been beyond the control of the lobbyist or his principal, and that the substituted statement contains the most accurate and complete information available after the exercise of due diligence.

E.F. Penalties collected pursuant to this section shall be payable to the State Treasurer for deposit to the general fund.