18 NCAC 12 .0705             LOBBYIST IDENTIFICATION

Before engaging in lobbying communications or activities with a designated individual, a lobbyist shall:

(1)           Communicate or confirm his or her identity to the designated individual; and

(2)           Communicate or confirm to the designated individual that he or she is a lobbyist by one or more of the following methods or by a similar declarative method:

(a)           Orally making a declarative statement that "I am a lobbyist" spoken in a manner heard and understood by the designated individual;

(b)           Stating in a document in bold or typeface at least two points larger than surrounding type or other method, "lobbyist"; or

(c)           By a visible display such as a name tag containing the word "lobbyist"; and

(3)           Identify his or her principal in fact by a method set forth in Rule .0706 through Rule .0708 of this Chapter.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 120C-101(a); 120C-200(e); 120C-220; 120C-600; 120C-603;

Eff. December 1, 2007;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 23, 2017.