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Texas Government Code - Chapter 305 Registration Of Lobbyists

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  • Texas Government Code Section 305.001 - Policy
    The operation of responsible democratic government requires that the people be afforded the fullest opportunity to petition their government for the redress of grievances and ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.002 - Definitions
    In this chapter: (1) "Administrative action" means rulemaking, licensing, or any other matter that may be the subject of action by a state agency, including ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.003 - Persons Required To Register
    (a) A person must register with the commission under this chapter if the person: (1) makes a total expenditure of an amount determined by commission ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.004 - Exceptions
    The following persons are not required to register under this chapter: (1) a person who owns, publishes, or is employed by a newspaper, any other ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.005 - Registration
    (a) Each person required to register under this chapter shall file a written registration with the commission and shall submit a registration fee. (b) A ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.0051 - Listing Of Public Officers And Employees
    (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), the commission by rule may require an officer or employee of a political subdivision or other governmental entity ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.006 - Activities Report
    (a) Each registrant shall file with the commission a written, verified report concerning the activities described by this section. (b) The report must contain the ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.0061 - Detailed Reports
    (a) If a registrant or a person on the registrant's behalf and with the registrant's consent or ratification makes expenditures that exceed 60 percent of ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.0062 - Expenditures Attributable To Groups
    (a) The report filed under Section 305.006 must also contain the total expenditures described by Section 305.006(b) that are directly attributable to members of the ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.0063 - Modified Reporting
    (a) A person required to register under this chapter may, when filing the registration form or registration renewal form, elect to file an activities report ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.0064 - Electronic Filing Of Registrations And Activity Reports
    (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), each registration filed under Section 305.005 and each report filed under Section 305.006 must be filed by computer ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.007 - Filing Dates For Supplemental Reports
    (a) The registrant must file the report required by Section 305.006 between the 1st and 10th day of each month. Subject to Section 305.0071, the ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.0071 - Inclusion Of Expenditure In Report
    (a) Except as provided by this section: (1) an expenditure is not required to be included in a report under Section 305.006 for a month ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.008 - Termination Notice
    (a) A person who ceases to engage in activities requiring registration under this chapter shall file a written, verified statement with the commission acknowledging the ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.009 - Maintenance Of Reports
    (a) All reports filed under this chapter are public records and shall be made available for public inspection during regular business hours. (b) The commission ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.010 - Timeliness Of Filing Registrations And Reports
    A registration or report filed by first-class United States mail or by common or contract carrier is timely if: (1) it is properly addressed with ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.011 - List Of Registrants And Employers
    (a) Not later than February 1 of each odd-numbered year, the commission shall prepare a list of the names of registrants and shall indicate by ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.021 - False Communications
    A person, for the purpose of influencing legislation or administrative action, may not: (1) knowingly or wilfully make a false statement or misrepresentation of the ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.022 - Contingent Fees
    (a) A person may not retain or employ another person to influence legislation or administrative action for compensation that is totally or partially contingent on ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.023 - Admission To Floors
    A person who is registered or required to be registered under this chapter may not go on the floor of either house of the legislature ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.024 - Restrictions On Expenditures
    (a) Except as provided by Section 305.025, a person registered under Section 305.005 or a person on the registrant's behalf and with the registrant's consent ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.025 - Exceptions
    Section 305.024 does not prohibit: (1) a loan in the due course of business from a corporation or other business entity that is legally engaged ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.026 - Prohibition On Use Of Certain Public Funds
    (a) Public funds available to a political subdivision may not be used to compensate or reimburse the expenses over $50 of any person for the ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.027 - Required Disclosure On Legislative Advertising
    (a) A person commits an offense if the person knowingly enters into a contract or other agreement to print, publish, or broadcast legislative advertising that ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.028 - Prohibited Conflicts Of Interest
    (a) In this section: (1) "Client" means a person or entity for which the registrant is registered or is required to be registered. (2) "Matter" ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.031 - Criminal Penalties
    (a) A person commits an offense if the person intentionally or knowingly violates a provision of this chapter other than Section 305.022 or 305.028. An ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.032 - Civil Penalty For Failure To Register
    In addition to the criminal penalties prescribed by Section 305.031, a person who receives compensation or reimbursement or makes an expenditure for engaging in direct ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.033 - Civil Penalty For Late Filing
    (a) The commission shall determine from any available evidence whether a registration or report required to be filed with the commission under this chapter is ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.034 - Failure To File All Required Forms
    (a) The commission shall determine whether all persons registered under this chapter have filed all required forms, statements, and reports. (b) Whenever the commission determines ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.035 - Enforcement
    (a) The commission, the attorney general, or any county or district attorney may enforce this chapter. (b) On the application of any citizen of this ...
  • Texas Government Code Section 305.036 - Venue
    An offense under this chapter, including perjury, may be prosecuted in Travis County or in any other county in which it may be prosecuted under ...
  • Last modified: August 11, 2007