§ 120C-400. Reporting of reportable expenditures.
(a) For purposes of this Chapter, all reportable expenditures made for lobbying shall be reported, including the following:
(1) Reportable expenditures benefiting or made on behalf of a designated individual in the regular course of that designated individual's employment.
(2) Reportable expenditures benefiting or made on behalf of a designated individual's immediate family member in the regular course of that immediate family member's employment.
(3) Contractual arrangements or direct business relationships between a lobbyist or lobbyist principal and a designated individual, or that designated individual's immediate family member, in effect during the reporting period or the previous 12 months.
(4) Reportable expenditures reimbursed to a lobbyist in the ordinary course of business by the lobbyist principal or other employer.
(b) This section shall not apply to any reportable expenditure of cash, a cash equivalent, or a fixed asset made directly to a State agency that maintains an accounting of the reportable expenditure that is a public record. (2005-456, s. 1; 2006-201, s. 18; 2007-348, s. 14; 2008-213, ss. 23, 90; 2010-169, s. 17(h); 2017-6, s. 3; 2018-146, s. 3.1(a), (b).)