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Lobbyist Registration

The Desert Hot Springs City Council adopted Ordinance 565 on April 21, 2015 which added Chapter 2.22 “Lobbyist” to the Desert Hot Springs Municipal Code (DHSMC).

Section 2.22.015(D) of the DHSMC defines “lobbyist” to mean any individual who is compensated to engage in lobbying activities, which include at least one direct communication with a City Official, City Employee, or City Commissioner conducted either personally or through agents, for the purpose of attempting to influence municipal legislation or any administrative action on behalf of any other person.

Lobbyists shall register with the City Clerk within fifteen (15) days after qualifying as a Lobbyist under DHSMC Section 2.22.015(D), and shall renew registration by January 15 of each year unless registration has been terminated on or before January 15.

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