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Rep. HILL proposes the following Amendment No.     to H.5201 as introduced by Ways & Means

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EXPLANATION: Amending proviso 118.6 (Prohibit Public Funded Lobbyists) to included local government entities, associations, and any other entities funds from the state.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 118, STATEWIDE REVENUE, page 532, paragraph 118.6, line 14-19, by striking the proviso in its entirety, and by inserting:

/118.6.(SR: Prohibits Public Funded Lobbyists) All state agencies , and institutions, local government entities, associations, and any entity which receives funds from the state are prohibited from using general fund appropriations state, federal, or other funds received from the state to compensate employees who engage in lobbying on behalf of the state agency, or institution, local government entity, association, or other entity. The State Ethics Commission shall require state agencies, and institutions, local government entities, associations, or any entity that receives funds from the state that report lobbying activities to the commission to certify that the lobbying activities were not funded by general fund appropriation state, federal, or other funds received from the state.

All state agencies , and institutions, local government entities, associations, and any entity which receives funds from the state are prohibited from entering into contracts using general fund appropriations these funds to provide lobbying services to the agency, or institution, local government entity, association, or any entity which receives funds from the state./

Amend totals and titles to conform.