NCSL Ethics and Lobbying Legislation Database
See what legislative ethics and lobbying bills are making their way through the nation's state legislatures at NCSL's Center for Ethics in Government's Ethics and Lobbying Legislation Database.
Search by state, year, bill type, status, sponsor, key word, bill number or topic. Bills dealing with the following topics are included: conflict of interest, contracting with government, dual employment, dual office holding, ethics commissions, ethics oversight, ethics training, financial disclosure, general ethics issues, gifts, honorarium, lobbying, nepotism, pay-to-play, representing others before government, revolving door, staff-related ethics issues, and violations and penalties.
While this database captures most of the relevant state legislation, it is not guaranteed to be a complete listing.
The Center for Ethics in Government strives to keep records current, and users can also check a bill's status at the link to the bill provided under most entries. The databasewill be updated with 2013 pending legislation by March 2013.
NCSL Ethics and Lobbying Legislation Database 2009 to present
*To search legislation from 2004-2008 in the former database click here.