Lobbying Compliance Activities

The Hill reports that increased penalties for failure to comply with lobbyist reporting rules has created a new focus on compliance.

“Due to higher awareness and potential for greater penalties, anecdotally it appears that reporting has improved,” [Kenneth] Gross said.

As one industry lobbyist put it: “If you are audited and they find some miscalculations, there are criminal penalties. There’s nothing like a hanging to get people to focus.”

Comments are closed.