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West Virginia
Ethics Commission

210 Brooks Street, Suite 300
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone
(304) 558-0664
WV Toll Free
1-866-558-0664
Fax
(304) 558-2169
Office Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Email comments and feedback to:
ethics@wv.gov

 Training


Lobbyist Training is Required

        All Registered Lobbyists in West Virginia must participate in formal training once per registration cycle.  Registration occurs in two year cycles, each cycle ending at the end of an even-numbered year.  At that time all registrations expire and lobbyists who wish to continue lobbying must re-register prior to the new legislative session that begins at the start of each odd numbered year.  Training must be completed some time during a registration cycle in order for the lobbyist to be eligible to re-register for the new Legislative session.   

        Formal training sessions are held throughout the year with at least one session held each January.   Training credit and an attendance certificate will be issued upon completion of  the training .  Lobbyists who are unable to attend training sessions in person may receive credit by viewing a training DVD obtained by contacting the Ethics Commission.

        Persons who are new to lobbying in West Virginia must have preliminary training prior to Lobbying and then complete formal lobbyist training within 90 days of registration. Please call the lobbyist registrar for more information or to check your training status. 304-558-0664.  

        Lobbyists who are currently registered and have completed training during the past registration cycle must be trained again sometime during the new registration cycle. Training is required only once per registration cycle. The current registration cycle ends December 31, 2012 and training must be completed between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2012 to remain in compliance and to be able to re-register for the 2013 legislative session. 

          

***Registration information letter for 2013-14 ***

 

 

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Scheduled Lobbyist Training Class

This is a training session open to all lobbyists who have not completed their training requirement for 2013-14 and those who wish to register for the first time or re-register for 2013-14.  
 
Please call if you have any questions on Lobbyist Training requirements or if you wish to register for this class.

Date:  Tuesday January 21, 2014    
Time:   10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Where:   State Training Center
              Building 7, corner of California & Piedmont Road, Charleston WV 25301
Registration:   call or email to register for this class:   304-558-0664  or email
lucy.a.suchy@wv.gov

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Basic Lobbyist Training DVD available

        If, for any reason, you are unable to attend training in person, the Commission has recorded a basic training session on DVD. The DVD is available to anyone who needs to complete this training requirement. There is a charge for postage and handling and the DVD must be returned within two weeks. 

        Training credit and an attendance certificate will be issued when the DVD is returned. You may contact the WV Ethics Commission office for details about obtaining lobbyist training credit by viewing this training DVD.
phone (304) 558-0664

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Web-based Lobbyist Training

 Lobbyist training is now available online.     In order to receive credit for online Lobbyist Training please:
     1.  View the entire video.
     2.  Complete and sign the verification form.
     3.  Return the completed verification form with your original signature to the Ethics Commission.
     4.  We will forward you a training certificate.
     5.  Your required training for this registration cycle is then complete.   

    You may view the on-line training at this link:   Lobbyist Training Video
    
    Please contact the Ethics Commission Lobbyist Registrar at 304-558-0664 if you have any questions about the video, or about receiving credit for Lobbyist Training. 


 

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