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Title 2: Legislature

Chapter 11: REGISTRATION OF LOBBYISTS

2 V.S.A. § 266. Prohibited conduct



§ 266. Prohibited conduct

It shall be prohibited conduct:

(1) to employ a lobbyist or lobbying firm, or accept employment as a lobbyist or lobbying firm, for compensation that is dependent on a contingency;

(2) for a legislator or administrative official to solicit a gift, other than a political contribution, from a registered employer or registered lobbyist or a lobbying firm engaged by an employer, except that charitable contributions for nonprofit organizations qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the federal Internal Revenue Code may be solicited from registered employers and registered lobbyists or lobbying firms engaged by an employer; or

(3) when the general assembly is in session, until adjournment sine die, for a legislator or administrative official to solicit a political campaign contribution as defined in 17 V.S.A. § 2801 from a registered lobbyist or a lobbying firm engaged by an employer or registered employer or for a registered lobbyist or registered employer or a lobbying firm engaged by an employer to make or promise a political campaign contribution to any member of the general assembly or any member's campaign committee. (Added 1989, No. 160 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 30, 1990; amended 1993, No. 101, § 3b; 2007, No. 5, § 6, eff. April 12, 2007.)