Is your organization active in California legislative or administrative policy change? California has a sunshine law designed to reveal who has influence on California politics, and that sunshine law may apply to your organization. An organization is required to register and report its California lobbying activities if it exceeds specific monetary thresholds, or if an employee(s) of an organization spends enough time communicating with certain state officials. Just because an organization engages in lobbying at the state level in California does not necessarily mean it will have reporting obligations under state law. This factsheet will help you understand if your organization should report as a $5,000 Filer, a Lobbyist Employer, or neither.
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Bolder Advocacy Blog
Posted by Susan Rhea on June 13, 2017
Has your organization just started to engage in lobbying? Are you wondering how you can be most effective when lobbying your representatives? Bolder Advocacy has a new resource for organizations that are new to lobbying.