Hawaii Administrative Rules
Title 21 - LEGISLATIVE AGENCIES
Chapter 10 - STATE ETHICS COMMISSION LOBBYING
Section 21-10-1 - Definitions
As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
"Client" means the individual or entity that employs, contracts with, or retains another person for pay or other consideration to lobby on behalf of that individual or entity.
"Direct lobbying" means any oral or written communication with a legislator, or an employee), intern, or volunteer of the legislature or an agency, that would appear to a reasonable person to be an attempt to influence legislation or rulemaking.
"Employing organization" means an entity that employs or contracts with a lobbyist to act on behalf of a client.
"For pay or other consideration" includes a wage, salary, fee, or other compensation provided to an owner, director, employee, or contractor of an organization who lobbies on behalf of the organization.
"Grassroots lobbying" means any oral or written communication directed at any member of the public that both expresses an opinion about existing or potential legislation, administrative rule, or ballot issue and includes an explicit or implied call to action.
"Lobbying" has the same meaning as in section 21-1-2.
"Lobbyist" has the same meaning as in section 21-1-2.
"Person" has the same meaning as in section 97-1, HRS.
[Eff 11/28/2020] (Auth: HRS §§ 84-31(a)(5), 97-6(a)(5)) (Imp: HRS §§ 97-1, 97-2, 97-2.5, 97-3, 97-6)