North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 120C Lobbying

Article 1 - General Provisions.

  • § 120C-1 through 120C-99   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • § 120C-100   Definitions
    (a) As used in this Article, the following terms mean: (1) Commission. The State Ethics Commission under Chapter 138A of the General Statutes. (2) Designated...
  • § 120C-101   Rules and forms
    (a) The Commission shall adopt any rules or definitions necessary to interpret the provisions of this Chapter and adopt any rules necessary to administer the...
  • § 120C-102   Advisory opinions
    (a) At the request of any person affected by this Chapter, the Commission shall render advisory opinions on specific questions involving the meaning and application...
  • § 120C-103   Lobbying education program
    (a) The Commission shall develop and implement a lobbying education and awareness program designed to instill in all designated individuals, lobbyists, and lobbyists' principals a...
  • § 120C-104   Chapter applies to candidates for certain offices
    For purposes of this Chapter, the term "legislator" as defined in G.S. 120C‑100(7) and the term "public servant" as defined in G.S. 138A‑3(30)a. shall include...
  • § 120C-105 through 120C-199   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 2 - Registration.

Article 3 - Prohibitions and Restrictions.

Article 4 - Reporting.

  • § 120C-400   Reporting of reportable expenditures
    (a) For purposes of this Chapter, all reportable expenditures made for the purpose of lobbying shall be reported, including the following: (1) Reportable expenditures benefiting...
  • § 120C-401   Reporting generally
    (a) Reports shall be filed whether or not reportable expenditures are made and shall be due 10 business days after the end of the reporting...
  • § 120C-402   Lobbyist's reports
    (a) Each lobbyist shall file quarterly reports under oath with the Secretary of State with respect to each lobbyist's principal. (b) The report shall include...
  • § 120C-403   Lobbyist's principal's reports
    (a) Each lobbyist's principal shall file quarterly reports under oath with the Secretary of State with respect to each lobbyist's principal. (b) The report shall...
  • § 120C-404   Solicitor's reports
    (a) Each solicitor shall file quarterly reports under oath with the Secretary of State. (b) The report shall include all of the following: (1) All...
  • § 120C-405   Report availability
    (a) All reports filed under this Chapter shall be open to public inspection upon filing. (b) The Secretary of State shall coordinate with the State...
  • § 120C-406 through 120C-499   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 5 - Liaison Personnel.

  • § 120C-500   Liaison personnel
    (a) All agencies and constitutional officers of the State, including all boards, departments, divisions, constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina, community colleges, and...
  • § 120C-501   Applicability of Chapter on liaison personnel
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, this Chapter shall not apply to liaison personnel. (b) G.S. 120C‑200 shall apply to liaison personnel. No...
  • § 120C-502 through 120C-599   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 6 - Violations and Enforcement.

Article 7 - Exemptions.

Article 8 - Miscellaneous.