Advisory Opinion No. 58 (05-3)

Issuing Agency: Temporary State Commission on Lobbying

Description: Applying the Lobbying Act's gift prohibition to a lobbyist or client who provides a public official with a platform for presenting a political message of mutual interest.

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

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

Other Opinions Cited: 54 (04-1)

Related To: Gifts V. Exchange - Definition; Public Official; Production;  Distribution; Broadcast; Cost; Advertising