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Lobbying Disclosure Act

  • The Lobbying Disclosure Act, Public Law 104-65 imposes disclosure and registration requirements on lobbyists who contact covered legislative and executive branch officials. It also requires that a "covered executive branch official" who is contacted by a lobbyist disclose the fact that he or she is a covered executive branch official upon the request of the person making the lobbying contact. "Covered executive branch officials" are:

    • The President;
    • The Vice President;
    • Any officer or employee, or any other individual functioning in the capacity of such an officer or employee, in the Executive Office of the President;
    • Any officer or employee serving in a position in level I, II, III, IV, or V of the Executive Schedule, as designated by statute or Executive order;
    • Any member of the uniformed services whose pay grade is at or above O-7 under U.S.C. 201; and
    • Any individual serving in a position of a confidential, policy-determining, policy-making, or policy-advocating character described in 5 U.S.C. 7511(b)(2)(B).

    Presidential Appointees and Schedule C Contact Information

    Heidi Challe, Human Resources Specialist
    Human Resources Branch
    Phone: (202) 418-5580
    E-mail:  hchalle@cftc.gov