Lobby definition

Lobby or “lobby” shall mean to communicate with a member outside of a public process about matters of interest or benefit to the lobbyist and their client business organization. Communication may be about a bylaw or resolution on any matter that requires a decision by Council, a local board, or delegated decision-maker and includes matters regarding policies or programs, the purchase of goods and services and the awarding of contracts, applications for a service grant, planning approval, or other licence.
Lobby and “lobbied” shall mean to act or have acted as a registered lobbyist.

Examples of Lobby in a sentence

  • Liberty Lobby, Inc., 477 U.S. 242, 250 (1986) (internal quotation marks and citation omitted).

  • Adequate Notice of this meeting as required by the Open Public Meetings Act of 1975, has been provided by an Annual Notice sent to The Home News Tribune, The Star Ledger and the Sentinel on January 6, 2011, and posted in the Main Lobby of the Municipal Complex on the same date.

  • Expand Automated Services Available in the Retail Lobby The Postal Service, with its expansive retail network, has opportunities to enhance the retail lobby by deploying proven technologies and capitalizing on the contact center that is already in place.

  • Expand Automated Services Available in the Retail Lobby The Postal Service should explore expanding automated services available in the retail lobby, such as adding computers to allow online business and a telephone line with a direct connection to the contact center, and enhancing the capabilities of lobby kiosks.

  • Adequate Notice of this meeting as required by the Open Public Meetings Act of 1975, has been provided by an Annual Notice sent to The Home News Tribune, The Star Ledger, the Sentinel and Desai Talk on December 11, 2020 and posted in the Main Lobby of the Municipal Complex on the same date.


More Definitions of Lobby

Lobby means a covered space in which all the adjoining rooms open;
Lobby means an activity listed in subsection 1 of section 54-05.1-02.
Lobby or “Lobbying” or “Lobbies” means attempting to influence the official action of City officials. Lobbying includes time spent preparing emails and letters and preparing for oral communication with a City official. Lobbying does not include:
Lobby. - means a covered space in which all the adjoining rooms open.
Lobby and “Lobbying” shall have the same meaning as “lobbying activities” and “lobbying contacts” under the federal lobbying disclosure act, 2 U.S.C. § 1602 et seq., and any analogous state or local provisions governing the person or entity being lobbied. As used in this document, “Lobby” and “Lobbying” include Lobbying directly or indirectly, through grantees or Third Parties.
Lobby means to communicate whether in oral, electronic, or written form, including but not limited to letters, delivery of printed materials, phone calls, spoken word, emails, and advertising (including on the Internet, radio, and television), with public officials or the public or any portion of the public for the purpose of convincing a government agency not to participate in, or to withdraw from participation in, a community choice aggregation program. (Cf. D.08-06-016, Appendix A.)21 Lobbying under this definition does not include
Lobby and “lobbying” each means attempting through contacts with, or causing others to make contact with, members of the legislature or legislative committees or an executive official, to influence the approval, modification or rejection of any legislation by the legislature of the state of Idaho or any committee thereof or by the governor or to develop or maintain relationships with, promote goodwill with, or entertain members of the legislature or executive officials. “Lobby” and “lobbying” shall also mean communicating with an executive official for the purpose of influencing the consideration, amendment, adoption or rejection of any rule or rulemaking as defined in section 67-5201, Idaho Code, or any ratemaking decision, procurement, contract, bid or bid process, financial services agreement, or bond issue. Neither “lobby” nor “lobbying” includes an association’s or other organization’s act of communicating with the members of that association or organization; and provided that neither “lobby” nor “lobbying” includes communicating with an executive official for the purpose of carrying out ongoing negotiations following the award of a bid or a contract, communications involving ongoing legal work and negotiations conducted by and with attorneys for executive agencies, interactions between parties in litigation or other contested matters, or communications among and between members of the legislature and executive officials and their employees, or by state employees while acting in their official capacity or within the course and scope of their employment.