- State Officers & Employees
Registration and administration fees apply to lobbyists, legislative liaisons and lobbyist principals that are registered or are required to register in The Guardian System. The following registration and administration fee schedule was adopted by the Ethics Commission at its June 9, 2023, meeting with an effective date of July 1, 2023.
The Commission is required to investigated alleged violations of Rules and uses two processes to address potential Rule violations.
The Director uses a late filing fee scheduled to ensure fees are assessed consistently. The fee schedule used since 2015 is as follows:
$100.00 per day for the first 6 days; and
$400.00 for the seventh day
2. Formal Complaints and Investigations Process: This process is typically used for more serious violations of the Rules not appropriate for the administrative process and includes repetitive violations such as repeatedly failing to file reports. This process is overseen by the Commission and may result in action in District Court in Oklahoma and penalties starting at $5, 000.