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Vidak Introduces Measure to Extend Lobbying Ban for Ex-Lawmakers
Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) announced today that he has introduced Senate Bill 976, which would extend the one-year lobbying ban for ex-lawmakers to at least two years and potentially up to four years.
Currently, California legislators are allowed to begin lobbying one-year after they leave office. SB 976 would bar ex-legislators from lobbying their former colleagues and the governor until the end of the next legislative session that begins after the legislator leaves office. Continue reading