*Lobbyists

  1. Lobbyist Definition
  2. Lobbyist Database
  3. Registered Lobbyists
  4. Contact Logs
  5. Annual Statements

The definition of lobbyist under the Broward County Code of Ethics law (PDF) is as follows:

"Lobbyist" means a person who is retained, with or without compensation, for the purpose of lobbying, or a person who is employed by another person or entity, on a full-time or part-time basis, principally to lobby on behalf of that other person or entity. "Lobbyist" does not include a person who is:

  • An Elected Official, employee, or appointee of Broward County or of any municipality within Broward County communicating in his or her official capacity.
  • An individual who communicates on his or her own behalf, or on behalf of a person or entity employing the individual on a full-time or part-time basis, unless the individual is principally employed by that person or entity to lobby.
  • Any employee, officer, or board member of a homeowners' association, condominium association, or neighborhood association when addressing, in his or her capacity as an employee, officer, or board member of such association, an issue impacting the association or its members; or
  • Any employee, an officer, or a board member of a nonprofit public interest entity (e.g., Sierra Club, NAACP, ACLU) when addressing an issue impacting a constituent of that entity.

*For current information, go to Lobbyist Database.