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-Lobbyist activity reports were due on May 15:
The first Lobbyist Activity Report for the 2015-16 registration cycle was due to be filed with the Ethics Commission by May 15, 2015. This report covers activity for the period from January 1-April 30, 2015.
The activity report must be filed by all
lobbyists regardless of whether they have any expenditures or activity to report.
Blank reporting forms may be found by clicking
Report forms were emailed to lobbyists. Failure to file activity reports by May 15 will result in a fine of $10.00 for each business day the report is late up to a maximum of $250.00. Completed forms will not be accepted via fax or email because they must contain the lobbyist’s original signature.
Questions may be directed to Kimberly Pickens at (304)558-0664 or at
“Trinkets” Legislative Rules:
The Ethics Commission has filed proposed Legislative Rules relating to a new provision of the Ethics Act which becomes effective on May 28, 2015. The “trinkets” bill, which will become W. Va. Code § 6B-2-5c, may be viewed by clicking
The proposed Rules may be viewed by clicking
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