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.
History: 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