§ 22-10-8 Identification badge. [Repealed.ffective January 1, 2017.].
(a) There shall be issued by the secretary of state to every person who shall qualify as a legislative lobbyist, as provided in this chapter, and who shall have complied with the provisions of this chapter for the prior calendar year, if applicable, an identification badge evidencing qualification in the form as shall be prescribed by the secretary of state. Every lobbyist shall conspicuously display this identification badge on his or her clothing while in the state house at all times of the day during any legislative session, special legislative session, and at all times of the day during any committee meeting or joint committee meeting of the general assembly. The badge shall include, but not be limited to, the word "Lobbyist" in bold print as well as the name of the lobbyist, the year, and the name of the employer.
(b) An annual fee equal to the actual cost of preparing the badges, but not exceeding five dollars ($5.00) per entity represented, shall be paid by the lobbyist. The fee shall be paid to the secretary of state at the time of registration for deposit in the state's general treasury.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 436, § 2; P.L. 2011, ch. 283, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 298, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 46, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 78, § 1.)