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6.76 Local governmental expenditures for lobbyists.

(a) On or before January 31 of each year, all counties, cities, school districts, metropolitan agencies, regional railroad authorities, and the metropolitan council shall report to the state auditor, on forms prescribed by the auditor, their estimated expenditures paid for the previous calendar year to a lobbyist as defined in section 10A.01, subdivision 21, except payments to associations of local governments that are reported under paragraph (b), and to any staff person not registered as a lobbyist, over 25 percent of whose time is spent during the legislative session on legislative matters.

(b) Associations of local governments subject to this section shall report annually, on or before January 31, to the state auditor and the association's members the proportionate amount of each member's dues spent for lobbying purposes.

HIST: 1986 c 444; 1Sp1989 c 1 art 3 s 30; 1994 c 628 art 3 s 1; 1997 c 231 art 16 s 1; 1999 c 220 s 50; 2001 c 7 s 2