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Rating Entities

An entity which ranks or rates the actions, vote, or failure to act or vote of the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, or a member or committee of the General Assembly as to any action, vote, or failure to act or vote by these public officials and which disseminates its ranking or ratings to the general public must no later than April first of each year file a Rating Entity Registration Form (PDF) with the Commission.

Failure to file the required registration form is subject to sanction in the same method, manner and amount as provided for lobbyists and lobbyist's principals.