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File #: ID#20-605    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Work Session Item Status: Individual Consideration
File created: 8/31/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action:
Title: Receive a presentation from the Ethics Review Commission and hold discussion regarding proposed amendments to the Code of Ethics to require registration of lobbyists and requiring lobbyists to provide periodic reports of lobbying activities; and provide direction to staff.
Attachments: 1. lobbying powerpoint.pdf, 2. Resolution 2020-2 Lobbying Ordinance.pdf
AGENDA CAPTION:
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Receive a presentation from the Ethics Review Commission and hold discussion regarding proposed amendments to the Code of Ethics to require registration of lobbyists and requiring lobbyists to provide periodic reports of lobbying activities; and provide direction to staff.
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Meeting date: September 15, 2020

Department: City Attorney's Office

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Background Information:
As directed by a majority of the city council at previous work sessions, the Ethics Review Commission has completed its work on proposed lobbying regulations and has recommended amendments to the San Marcos Code of Ethics to require lobbyists to register with the city and provide periodic reports of contacts made with city officials in an attempt to influence or persuade such officials to take action or refrain from taking action on matters of city business.

The Chair or Vice-Chair of the Ethics Review Commission will make a presentation regarding the recommended lobbying provisions and will be available to answer questions from the Cit...

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