PRINTER'S NO. 1774
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
1609
Session of
2021
INTRODUCED BY DOWLING, SMITH, CUTLER, KERWIN, B. MILLER,
PENNYCUICK, HAMM, KEEFER, LEWIS, C. WILLIAMS, STAMBAUGH,
DIAMOND, GROVE, FEE, RYAN, SCHMITT, ROZZI, HELM, MIZGORSKI,
HERSHEY, OWLETT, MENTZER, BERNSTINE, THOMAS, ROWE AND GLEIM,
JUNE 10, 2021
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT, JUNE 10, 2021
AN ACT
Amending Title 65 (Public Officers) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in lobbying disclosure, providing for
ethics training and further providing for administration.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Title 65 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes is amended by adding a section to read:
§ 13A05.1. Ethics training.
Each lobbyist shall annually complete at least one hour of
ethics training developed and managed by the department under
section 13A08(l) (relating to administration). A lobbyist
subject to this section shall be subject to the same penalties
imposed under section 13A09(c) (relating to penalties).
Section 2. Section 13A08 of Title 65 is amended by adding a
subsection to read:
§ 13A08. Administration.
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(l) Ethics training.--The department shall develop and
manage a program for ethics training required for lobbyists
under section 13A05.1 (relating to ethics training).
Section 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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