2020 Code of Alabama
Title 36 - Public Officers and Employees.
Chapter 25 - Code of Ethics for Public Officials, Employees, Etc.
Section 36-25-5.1 - Limitation on Actions of Lobbyists, Subordinates of Lobbyists, and Principals.
Limitation on actions of lobbyists, subordinates of lobbyists, and principals.
(a) No lobbyist, subordinate of a lobbyist, or principal shall offer or provide a thing of value to a public employee or public official or to a family member of the public employee or family member of the public official; and no public employee or public official or family member of the public employee or family member of the public official shall solicit or receive a thing of value from a lobbyist, subordinate of a lobbyist, or principal. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a lobbyist, or principal may offer or provide and a public official, public employee, or candidate may solicit or receive items of de minimis value.
(b) A lobbyist does not provide a thing of value, for purposes of this section, merely by arranging, facilitating, or coordinating with his or her principal that is providing and paying for those items.
(Act 2010-764, 1st Sp. Sess., p. 29, §3.)