Montana Code Annotated 2019



Part 1. General Provisions -- Licenses

Full Disclosure Of Public Expenditures On Federal Lobbying

5-7-120. Full disclosure of public expenditures on federal lobbying. (1) Each quarter of a fiscal year that a state agency or a local government, as the terms are defined in 2-2-102, makes an expenditure for the services of a lobbyist to lobby an elected federal official or an appointee of an elected federal official, the state agency or local government shall make readily available for public inspection upon request a summary report itemizing each lobbying service provided and how much money was spent for each service.

(2) Each state agency and local government subject to subsection (1) shall:

(a) designate an office from which a copy of the report may be obtained; and

(b) post a copy of the report to the agency's or local government's website on the internet, if the agency or local government has a website.

(3) For purposes of this section, "expenditure" means a payment by the state agency or local government or a payment by a contractor of the state agency or local government.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 241, L. 2007.