Lobbyists are required to register with the Secretary of State’s office if they meet the qualifications outlined in K.S.A. 46-222. Individuals who meet one of the following criteria in a calendar year must register as a lobbyist:
- receives compensation to lobby;
- serves as the primary representative of an organization, individual or other entity to lobby, regardless of whether compensation is received; or
- expends a total of $100 or more for lobbying activities in a calendar year.
For more information on lobbying activities in Kansas, please contact the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission. For assistance with the Kansas Lobbyist Center, please contact the Elections Division at 785-296-4561.