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2003 Wis Eth Bd 15 - LOBBYING LAW; IMPROPER USE OF OFFICE

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The Ethics Board advises that in general, neither the Ethics Code nor
lobbying law restricts your employment in the circumstances you have
described. The only restrictions are (1) that you not receive any payment
from a lobbyist or from an organization that employs a lobbyist (including
the local governmental unit if it is a lobbying principal) (§13.625, Wisconsin
Statutes
); (2) that you be able to demonstrate that you have not used the
prestige or resources of your office to obtain or to perform consulting work
(§19.45 (2), Wisconsin Statutes,); and (3) that you not represent the local
government or consultant before a state agency unless it is a ministerial
matter or a contested case which involves a party other than the state (§19.45
(7), Wisconsin Statutes).