Ordinance: Prohibition on taxpayer funded lobbying activities
BE IT ENACTED BY THE (Insert Jurisdiction):
SECTION 1. to read as follows:
PROHIBITION ON LOBBYING EXPENDITURES.
(a)(Insert Jurisdiction) may not pay:
a person or entity that is required to register as a lobbyist with the state government for the purpose of lobbying on behalf of (Insert Jurisdiction)
any partner, employee, employer, relative, contractor, consultant, or related entity of a person for the purposes of lobbying.
a person or entity that has been hired to represent associations or other entities for the purpose of affecting the outcome of legislation, agency rules, ordinances, or other government policies.
SECTION 2. Applies to an expenditure made on or after the effective date of this ordinance. An expenditure made before the effective date of this ordinance is governed by the law in effect immediately before the effective date of this ordinance and is continued in effect for that purpose.
SECTION 3. This ordinance takes effect (Insert Date)