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Chapter 197

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  197.326.  Lobbyist and interest registration required, when, contents, penalty — general assembly member prohibited from accepting contributions, when — certain persons may not offer gifts, when, penalty. — 1.  Any person who is paid either as part of his or her normal employment or as a lobbyist to support or oppose any project before the health facilities review committee shall register as a lobbyist pursuant to chapter 105 and shall also register with the staff of the health facilities review committee for every project in which such person has an interest and indicate whether such person supports or opposes the named project.  The registration shall also include the names and addresses of any person, firm, corporation or association that the person registering represents in relation to the named project.  Any person violating the provisions of this subsection shall be subject to the penalties specified in section 105.478.

  2.  A member of the general assembly who also serves as a member of the health facilities review committee is prohibited from soliciting or accepting campaign contributions from any applicant or person speaking for an applicant or any opponent to any application or persons speaking for any opponent while such application is pending before the health facilities review committee.

  3.  Any person regulated by chapter 197 or 198 and any officer, attorney, agent and employee thereof, shall not offer to any committee member or to any person employed as staff to the committee, any office, appointment or position, or any present, gift, entertainment or gratuity of any kind or any campaign contribution while such application is pending before the health facilities review committee.  Any person guilty of knowingly violating the provisions of this section shall be punished as follows:  For the first offense, such person is guilty of a class B misdemeanor; and for the second and subsequent offenses, such person is guilty of a class E felony.


(L. 1992 S.B. 573 & 634, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

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