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SF 2808

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 04/08/2019 02:29pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; prohibiting former legislators and certain legislative
employees from lobbying the legislature for two years after leaving legislative
office or separation from employment; providing exceptions; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [10A.1035] LOBBYING ACTIVITIES PROHIBITED.
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new text begin (a) An individual is prohibited from registering as a lobbyist for two years after:
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new text begin (1) leaving office as a member of the legislature;
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new text begin (2) separation from employment as an employee of a legislative caucus at a director-level
position; or
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new text begin (3) separation from employment as a committee administrator for a legislative caucus.
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new text begin (b) The two-year prohibition on registering as a lobbyist under paragraph (a) does not
apply to lobbying as:
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new text begin (1) an employee of the state;
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new text begin (2) a nonelected local official;
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new text begin (3) an employee of a political subdivision; or
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new text begin (4) a volunteer lobbyist.
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