The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners adopted legislation, which requires persons or entities employed or retained by a principal seeking to influence official county action, to register as a lobbyist with the Clerk of the Board (2013 Annual Lobbyist Registration Form (PDF).
The legislation also requires persons or entities that employ a lobbyist to file an Activity Authorization Form (PDF), and principals and lobbyist to file a Joint Contingency Fee Affidavit (PDF). Registered Lobbyists are required to file a Lobbyist Expenditure Report (PDF) with the Clerk of the Board detailing lobbying expenses he or she incurred.
The Board of County Commissioners, adopted Ordinance 10-3 and Ordinance 10-34 relating to lobbyist registration fees, and Ordinance 10-4 requiring principals and lobbyist to file a joint affidavit regarding contingency fees.
The lobbyist ordinance specifies penalties for those who do not register or file timely reports by a Lobbyist. A Notice of Withdrawal (PDF) must be submitted to the Clerk of the Board's office upon conclusion of his or her representation of each principal.
To find out about lobbying activity in Miami-Dade County check our lobbying reports page.
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