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Lobbying Laws and Regulations

Links to the Lobbying Act and related regulations and guidelines.

Learn more about the types of disclosure requirements that lobbyists and clients are required to report about attempts to influence government decision making in New York.  


    19 NYCRR Part 943 - Comprehensive Lobbying Regulations (2020 Revisions)

    Effective January 1, 2021 for the 2021-22 Biennial Period covering the 2021-22 Statement of Registrations, Bi-Monthly Reports due March 15, 2021, and Client Semi-Annual Reports due July 15, 2021. Key revisions include changes to the definition of "designated lobbyist", direct lobbying activities by volunteers, grassroots lobbying, coalitions, and prohibitions relating to the receipt of stock options as compensation.