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Government Affairs Albany Update

December 30, 2005

Procurement Lobbying Act Takes Effect 1/1/06

As a reminder, new requirements and restrictions on "procurement lobbying," adopted during the 2005 legislative session, take effect on the first of the year. (See Chapter 1, Laws of 2005):

The law has two key components:

As illustrated in these guidance documents, this is a complex law and many specific compliance issues are still being assessed by the implementing agencies. Please feel free to contact us with any specific comments, questions or concerns you may have, and we will continue to provide updates as additional or update state guidance becomes available.