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HB 7083: Ethics Reform

GENERAL BILL by Public Integrity and Ethics Committee ; Sullivan

Ethics Reform; Repeals provisions relating to state, state university, & community college employee lobbyists; revises applicability of certain provisions relating to contractual relationships; prohibits public officer or employee of agency from soliciting specified employment or contractual relationships; authorizes Commission on Ethics to investigate certain disclosures; prohibits legislators, statewide elected officers, appointed state officers, & agency directors from certain compensated representation for specified period following vacation of office; deletes provision prohibiting former legislators from acting as lobbyists before certain entities & persons for specified period following vacation of office; provides commission responsibilities; prohibits certain officers & employees from soliciting employment or contractual relationships from or negotiating same with certain employers; requires lobbyist to electronically register with commission; revises lobbyist registration, compensation report, principal designation cancellation, & investigation requirements; revises lobbyist registration fees; authorizes commission to dismiss certain complaints & investigations.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 3/20/2017 House - Referred to Appropriations Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 395
Location: In committee/council (APC)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/17/2017 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 387
3/20/2017 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 395