(a) Payments to a person for the writing or authoring of written, verbal, or
visual materials, for acting, reading, producing, airing, or printing of materials
designed to be disseminated, broadcasted, or otherwise transmitted to a public official
to influence legislative or administrative action.
(b) Payments to a person for envelopes, postage, and handling of advertising
materials disseminated by means of mass mailing, except that if the advertising materials
are part of a larger publication the primary purpose of which is not to influence
legislative or administrative action, a mass mailing expense shall not be reported.
(2) For the purpose of this rule, an allocated portion of compensation paid or
payable to a person is includable for that portion of the person's compensated time as is
devoted to advertising or mass mailing.
History: 1981 AACS.
R 4.458 Statements and reports; all other expenditures for lobbying.
Rule 58. A lobbyist or lobbyist agent filing a statement or report under section 8 of
the act shall, in determining the total amount expended for the category termed all other
expenditures for lobbying, report 1 amount representing the total amount expended
for all of the following subcategories of expenditure:
(a) Expenditures made on behalf of a public official for the purpose of influencing
legislative or administrative action.
(b) Expenditures, other than travel expenses, incurred at the request or suggestion of
a lobbyist agent or member of a lobbyist, or furnished for the assistance or use of a
lobbyist agent or member of a lobbyist while engaged in lobbying.
(c) The compensation paid or payable to lobbyist agents and employees for that
portion of their time devoted to lobbying.
History: 1981 AACS.
R 4.459 Statements and reports; summaries.
Rule 59. (1) The department shall publish 2 semiannual summaries and 1 combined
annual summary of the statements and reports received from lobbyists and lobbyist
agents under section 8 of the act.
(2) A summary shall include all of the following information for each lobbyist and
lobbyist agent reporting for the reporting period covered:
(a) Name and office address.
(b) The name of each lobbyist agent compensated or reimbursed and the name of
each lobbyist or lobbyist agent represented.
(c) A figure representing all expenditures for food and beverage provided to
(d) A figure representing all expenditures for advertising and mass mailings.
(e) A figure representing all other reported expenditures for lobbying.
(f) A figure representing the total of all reportable financial transactions.
(g) An indication as to whether a notice of termination of lobbying activities has