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Lobby Tracker: Entering Legislation

If you have expenses to report, enter the expenses before you enter legislation. Click here for instructions on adding expenses.

If you have no legislation or topics of interest, click here for instructions on filing the report.

To add legislation or topics of interest, click on the legislation tab.

lobby tracker screen

On the legislation input page, you can enter information two ways: by bill number or by topic.

lobby tracker screen

Information by Bill Number
To enter information by bill number, go to the Bill Tracking Section at the bottom of the page.

Enter the bill number.

Select whether you promote, oppose or take no postion on the bill.

If you are logged in as the entity, you will select which lobbyist is lobbying on this bill. If multiple lobbyists are lobbying on the same bill, you will need to enter the bill number mulitple times.

If you are logged in as the lobbyist, you will need to select the entity on whose behalf you are lobbying on this bill.

Click the add button.

You will see the information entered in the chart on the screen.

lobby tracker screen

Information by Topic

To enter information by topic, go to the Topic Tracking form at the bottom of the Legislation Input page.

Select the topic from the list. This list is generated by the Office of the Secretary of State. If there is a topic that you do not see on the list but you would like to, feel free to send an e-mail to the office with that request.

If you are logged in as the entity, you will select which lobbyist is lobbying on this topic. If multiple lobbyists are lobbying on the same topic, you will need to enter the topic mulitple times.

If you are logged in as the lobbyist, you will need to select the entity on whose behalf you are lobbying on this topic.

Click the add button.

You will see the information entered in the chart on the screen.

lobby tracker screen

Continue entering bill numbers or topics until all information is entered.

Editing and Deleting Legislation Information

There is no option to edit information on the Legislation Information page. If you entered something incorrectly, you can delete it by clicking the delete button. You cannot delete an entry once it has been filed on a report.

If you need to change something that has already been filed, you should enter the corrected information in the Bill Tracking or Topic Tracking form. For example, you were promoting Bill S-1000, but you oppose, S-1000SubA. You should just enter S-1000SubA as oppose in the Bill Tracking form.

When you have completed entering legislation information, click here to for instructions on filing your report.