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204 Pa. Code Rule 1.19. Lawyers Acting as Lobbyists.

Rule 1.19. Lawyers Acting as Lobbyists.

 (a)  A lawyer acting as lobbyist, as defined in any statute, resolution passed or adopted by either house of the Legislature, regulation promulgated by the Executive Branch or any agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or ordinance enacted by a local government unit, shall comply with all regulation, disclosure, or other requirements of such statute, resolution, regulation or ordinance which are consistent with the Rules of Professional Conduct.

 (b)  Any disclosure of information relating to representation of a client made by the lawyer-lobbyist in order to comply with such statute, resolution, regulation or ordinance is a disclosure explicitly authorized to carry out the representation and does not violate Rule 1.6.


   (1) A ‘‘local government unit’’ includes county and municipal or local authorities in the Commonwealth.


   This Rule 1.19 amended May 17, 2012, effective in 30 days, 42 Pa.B. 3127. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (309437).

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