Lobbyist FAQs

Contents
General
Registration
Professional lobbyists
Lobbying firms
Clients
State liaisons
Volunteer lobbyists
Monthly disclosure statements
Annual cumulative disclosure statements
New client disclosure
72-hour new position/change of position disclosure

 

Registration

Q1.  How do I register?

A1. New lobbyists:

  • Request a user ID and password.
  • After submitting the request, you will receive an email containing your new User ID and temporary password.
  • Log in to the online Lobbyist system to complete your registration. Contact information for yourself or lobbying firm and any client(s) that you represent will be required.
  • After submitting your registration and paying the registration fee, you will obtain a Registration ID for the current fiscal year.

Registered lobbyists:

  • Log in to the online lobbyist system
  • Complete the Annual Registration form.
  • After submitting your registration and paying the registration fee, a Registration ID will be created for the current fiscal year.

 

Q2.  I forgot my password.  What do I do?

A2.  To reset your password, go to the login screen and click on "Forgot Password". Enter your User ID and email address. A temporary password will be emailed to you. Don't forget to change your password after you use the temporary one to log in.

 

Q3. I tried to log in, but an error message says that I have an "Invalid User ID / Password".  What should I do?

A3.  Make sure that you are entering your username and password correctly. Check to be sure that your Caps Lock key is not on.

If you believe that you have forgotten your password, you can reset it from the login screen.

If you can't remember your user ID, call us at 303-894-2200.

 

Q4.  When should I register as a lobbyist?

A4.  Most commonly, if you are communicating with a covered official to influence legislation, you are required to register as a lobbyist.

 

Q5.  How often do I need to register?

A5.  If you are engaging in lobbyist activity at any time during a fiscal year, you will need to register for that year.  Your registration covers the period from July 1 to June 30 of the following year.

 

Q6. What is the registration fee?

A6.  All lobbyist fees can be found on our Fee Schedule.

 

Q7.  How do I search for previous registrations?

A7.  On the disclosure report page, click on "View reports from other years.”