2 KAR 2:010. Required forms.


      RELATES TO: KRS 6.666(6)-(13), 6.807, 6.821, 6.824, 6.827, 6.829(3)


      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 6.807 requires each legislative agent and employer to file an initial registration statement, periodic updated registration statements, and a notice of termination of engagements. This administrative regulation incorporates by reference the required forms.


      Section 1. Definitions. "Personal expenses" means expenses that are not:

      (1) Reimbursable to the legislative agent by the employer; or

      (2) Deductible as a business expense under the Internal Revenue Code.


      Section 2. Employer's Forms. (1) The employer shall include the information specified by this section on the:

      (a) "Employer's Updated Registration Statement"; and

      (b) "Employer's Notice of Termination of Engagement".

      (2)(a) Source of funds and financial resources that are designated primarily for lobbying-related expenditures shall include the name and address of the contributor.

      (b) Lobbying-related funds obtained from a pro rata assessment for general membership dues by an association shall not require the reporting of the names and addresses of members.

      (c) Funds and financial resources may be reported by types of categories, such as "membership dues", "contributions", "grants", "interest", and "scholarships".

      (d) Records shall be maintained in such a way that a more detailed accounting can be made if requested.


      Section 3. The completed registration forms and termination forms required by KRS 6.807 shall be mailed or delivered to the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission, 22 Mill Creek Park, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.


      Section 4. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following documents are incorporated by reference:

      (a) "Initial Legislative Agent/Employer Registration Statement (03/01)";

      (b) "Legislative Agent's Updated Registration Statement (03/01)";

      (c) "Legislative Agent's Notice of Termination of Engagement (03/01)";

      (d) "Employer's Updated Registration Statement (03/01)"; and

      (e) "Employer's Notice of Termination of Engagement (03/01)".

      (2) These documents may be inspected, copied, or obtained at the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission, 22 Mill Creek Park, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. (20 Ky.R. 668; eff. 10-13-93; Am. 2654; eff. 5-18-94; 23 Ky.R. 1603; 2458; eff. 12-13-96; 25 Ky.R. 1425; 1868; eff. 2-18-99; 27 Ky.R. 3288; 28 Ky.R. 347; eff. 8-15-2001.)