Advisory Opinion No. 56 (05-2)

Issuing Agency: Temporary State Commission on Lobbying

Description: Applying the Lobbying Act's gift prohibition to sponsorship of an event to which complimentary attendance is offered to lobbyists, clients, public officials, and members of the general public.

Laws Covered: Legislative Law Article 1-A  (Lobbying  Act)

Statutes Referenced: 1-c(j)(1-7); Election Law Article 14

Other Opinions Cited: 38 (84-1); 55 (04-2)

Related To: Gifts - Exceptions; Gifts - Valuation; Reportable Lobbying Expenses