CHAPTER 348

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 303

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ELECTRONIC VERIFICATION OF LOBBYIST'S EMPLOYER AUTHORIZATION.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend § 5833, Title 29 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

§ 5833 Employer’s authorization to act.

Every employer of a lobbyist shall furnish to such lobbyist a written and signed authorization to act, which shall be filed with the Commission by the lobbyist at the time of registration or as soon as available and verify such employment and the contents of the electronic Employer Authorization form submitted to the Commission not later than 15 business days after the lobbyist has registered with the Commission. If the employer is a corporation, association or labor union, any authorized officer or agent who is not the lobbyist shall furnish and sign the written authorization provide electronic verification to the Commission. The authorization shall include the full and legal name and business address of both the employer and the lobbyist, the period of time during which the lobbyist is authorized to act and the subject or subjects of legislation, regulation or administrative action upon which the employer is represented.

Section 2. This Act takes effect upon its enactment into law.

Approved July 22, 2014