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SB 586 would make changes regarding at what a threshold a lobbyist must submit a report. Currently, if a lobbyist provides the official with transportation, lodging, food and drink, or entertainment that has a value of 60 percent of the legislative per diem, he or she must file a detailed report with the name of the official. This bill would lower the threshold to $50 and also would require a report if service is provided to the official's immediate family member.
SB 586 also also requires a detailed report to be filed by any registered lobbyist who
collaborates with another lobbyist to make an expenditure whose total value is $50 or greater. There would be a requirement that a registered lobbyist and the government official be notified when the annual limit for specific expenditures have been reached.