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Political Reform Act of 1974; Definitions   

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"Payment to influence legislative or administrative action" means any of the following types of payment:

(a) Direct or indirect payment to a lobbyist whether for salary, fee, compensation for expenses or any other purpose, by a person employing or contracting for the services of the lobbyist separately or jointly with other persons:

(b) Payment in support or assistance of a lobbyist or his activities, including but not limited to the direct payment of expenses incurred a the request or suggestion of the lobbyist;

(c) Payment which directly or indirectly benefits any elective state official, legislative official or agency official or a member of the immediate family of any such official;

(d) Payment, including compensation, payment or reimbursement for the services, time or expenses of an employee, for or in connection with direct communication with any elective state official, legislative official or agency official;

(e) Payment for or in connection with soliciting or urging other persons to enter into direct communication with any elective state official, legislative official or agency official.

(Added by Proposition 9, 1974)