Authored by Rebecca Gordon

The Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (“LDA”), as amended by the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007, requires organizations employing in-house lobbyists, lobbying firms and self-employed lobbyists to register and report with the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Secretary of the U.S. Senate (“Clerk of the House” and “Secretary of the Senate” respectively).  The LDA was amended again in 2019 by the Justice Against Corruption on K Street Act (“JACK Act”), which requires disclosure of certain criminal offenses. The LDA will matter to any company whose employees contact Congress concerning the coronavirus stimulus package. Read More