New Lobbying Disclosure Rules & Congressional Gift and Travel Rules. Presented by Mayer Brown LLP Mary Streett Andrew Kugler Joe Seliga. New Rules – New Consequences. The Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007 was enacted into law on September 14, 2007.
New Lobbying Disclosure Rules & Congressional Gift and Travel Rules
Presented by Mayer Brown LLP
Name of Requestor:__Andrew Kugler _______Request Date: ____________________
Approved by:__Mary Streett__________________ Date: _________________________
The term “gift” essentially means anything of monetary value, including—
Gifts up to $250 based on personal friendship are permissible. Factors include—
Free attendance at conferences, conventions, dinners and other events is permissible if–
- Charity must be recognized by IRS
- Invitation must come from sponsor
Federal Election Campaign Law
*Limit is indexed for inflation and adjusted at the beginning of each election cycle.
* once multi-candidate status has been reached