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Governing Laws and Rules

Legislative Branch:
Joint Rule One  [PDF]
Section 11.044, F.S. - Legislative intent and purpose.
Section 11.045, F.S. - Lobbying before the Legislature; registration and reporting; exemptions; penalties.
Section 11.0451, F.S. - Requirements for reinstitution of lobbyist registration after felony conviction.
Section 11.0455, F.S. - Electronic filing of compensation reports and other information.
Section 11.047, F.S. - Contingency fees; prohibitions; penalties.
Section 11.061, F.S. - State, state university, and community college employee lobbyists; registration; recording attendance; penalty; exemptions.
Section 11.062, F.S. - Use of state funds for lobbying prohibited; penalty.
Executive Branch:
Section 112.3215, F.S. - Executive Branch Lobbying.
Section 112.32151, F.S. - Requirements for the reinstitution of lobbyist registration after felony conviction.
Section 112.32155, F.S. - Executive Branch electronic filing of compensation reports.
Section 112.3217, F.S. - Contingency fees; prohibitions; penalties.
Rule Chapter: 34-12, Florida Administrative Code - Lobbyist Registration.


Training Opportunities

Effective April 1, 2007, lobbying firms will file compensation reports electronically.

Overview of the Online Lobbying Compensation Reporting Application


For Your Information

Lobbyist Registration Office hours are 7:30am to 5:00pm, Monday-Friday.
Visit the NAICS website to obtain the 6-digit industry code that best identifies the principal’s main business. The Lobbyist Registration Office cannot select or recommend a code.
Mail completed registrations to the Lobbyist Registration Office 111 West Madison Street Room G68 Tallahassee Florida 32399. Phone: (850) 922-4990.
Registrations are effective when received by the office. Registration fees are as follows: For the Legislature the fee is $50 for a lobbyist’s first registration of the year and $20 for each additional registration. For the Executive Branch, the fee is $25 per registration.
Questions about disclosing compensation may be e-mailed to lobby.reg@leg.state.fl.us.


Quick Links
* FAQs for Lobbyists before The Florida Legislature
* FAQs for Lobbyists before Executive Branch Agencies
* NAICS Codes
* Download Formatted Lobbyist Registration Data
* Commission on Ethics Website—Executive Branch lobbying rules and opinions
* Compensation Reporting Deadlines Legislative Branch
* Compensation Reporting Deadlines Executive Branch


Registered Lobbyists
Legislative Branch:
1,934 Registered Lobbyists
3,276 Principals Represented 9,671 Total Registrations

Executive Branch:
1,518 Registered Lobbyists
2,923 Principals Represented 8,517 Total Registrations
*Updated: 09/01/2014 22:44:44


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