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Public Disclosure

Lobbyists register with the Senate Office of Public Records in accordance with the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA). Lobbying and other records are available for public inspection.

Filing Lobbying Documents   Deadlines   Thresholds   LDA Guidance* (pdf)

*In light of the thousands of new filers and the significant new disclosures required by the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act, we are considering revising and providing additional guidance. Comments and suggestions should be directed to the Senate Office of Public Records and the House Legislative Resource Center in time for evaluation before the next reporting cycle.

    How to. . .

        File   Contributions Reporting   LD-203 Tutorials
            LD-1/2 Using Windows   LD-1/2 Using Macintosh
            Paper amendment forms
        Get   ADA accommodation
        Get a    User ID and Password  —  New Registrants Only
        Find your    User/ Client IDs

    Frequently Asked   Questions


    Find. . .

        Lobbying Disclosure Act Databases, *now with search enhancements
        Post Employment Lobbying Restrictions
        Gift Rule/ Outside Paid Travel Database
        Semi-Annual LDA Referral Cumulative Total
        Historic LDA Guidance (not valid for post 1/1/08 filings)


        Lobbying Disclosure Act (as amended)   PL 110-81   PL 105-166   PL 104-65
        Federal Election Campaign Act

    Senate Rules   XXXV (35)- Gifts (includes travel)   XXXVII (37)- Conflict of Interest

Contact Information   Office of Public Records    lobby@sec.senate.gov
             232 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510-7116   Phone: (202) 224-0758

Related Offices   Senate Ethics   Clerk of the House   FEC.gov