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Chapter 6. Lobbyists (Refs & Annos). Withdrawal of Lobbyist Certification or Lobbying Firm Registration.   

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(a) Any person who has filed a lobbyist certification or lobbying firm registration statement pursuant to Government Code Section 86100 but who is not and has not been, since filing the certification or lobbyist registration statement, a lobbying firm, as defined in Government Code Section 82038.5 and 2 Cal. Adm. Code Section 18238.5, or a lobbyist, as defined in Government Code Section 82039 and 2 Cal. Adm. Code Section 18239, may withdraw the certification as a lobbyist or the registration as a lobbying firm lobbyist by filing a Notice of Withdrawal as provided in this regulation.

(b) The Notice of Withdrawal shall contain an explanation of the reasons for submitting the Notice, shall be signed by the filer under penalty of perjury and shall be filed with the Secretary of State. After a valid Notice of Withdrawal has been filed, the filer is not subject to the prohibitions of Government Code Section 86203.

(c) The Franchise Tax Board shall not conduct an audit pursuant to Government Code Section 90001(a) of any person who has filed a Notice of Withdrawal, unless a determination has been made that the Notice of Withdrawal is invalid.

(Section filed 6-17-76, operative 7-17-76; Register 76, No. 25).

Authority cited:

Government Code 83112

Reference:

Government Code 82039

Government Code 86100

Government Code 86102

Government Code 86103

Government Code 90001

(Amended by Register 95, No. 17.)