§266. Prohibited conduct

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Published: 2015

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Title

02

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Legislature






Chapter

011

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REGISTRATION OF LOBBYISTS











 

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266. Prohibited conduct

(a) 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

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 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3) 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:

(A) for a

legislator, a legislator's candidate's committee, a legislative leadership

political committee, or an administrative official to solicit a contribution

from a registered lobbyist, a registered employer, or a lobbying firm engaged

by an employer; or

(B) for a

registered lobbyist, registered employer, or a lobbying firm engaged by an

employer to make or promise a contribution to a legislator, a legislator's

candidate's committee, or a legislative leadership political committee.

(b) As used in

this section, "candidate's committee," "contribution," and

"legislative leadership political committee" shall have the same

meanings as in 17 V.S.A. § 2901. (Added 1989, No. 160 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff.

April 30, 1990; amended 1993, No. 101, § 3b; 2007, No. 5, § 6, eff. April 12,

2007; 2015, No. 49, § 8.)
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