the awarding of any Federal contract, the making of any Federal grant, the making of any Federal loan, the. entering into of any cooperative agreement, and the extension, continuation, renewal, amendment, or. modification of any Federal contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
What is the SF LLL?
Used by applicants to disclose lobbying activities that have been secured to influence the outcome of a Federal action.
How do you fund a lobby?
Lobbying by Phone
- Be concise.
- Identify yourself as a constituent.
- State the reason for your call by bill number and/or subject.
- Ask a specific question or request a specific action.
- Relate the bill to a local example or problem State your position as “for” or “against” the bill.
What is the Byrd anti lobbying amendment?
The Byrd Amendment prohibits using federal funds to lobby Congress or a federal agency to award or renew a federal contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
Is SF LLL required?
There are 3 exceptions to this rule in which the University does NOT have to submit an SF-LLL: Reporting is not required for activities conducted by regularly employed officers or employees of the University, OR. for a federal contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or subcontract that does not exceed $100,000, OR.
What is a SF 424 form?
The Standard Forms 424 (SF-424) Form Families represent the government-wide standard data sets and forms for grant application packages, which were developed in partnership with federal grant-making agencies and the applicant community.
What are lobbying activities?
—The term “lobbying activities” means lobbying contacts and efforts in support of such contacts, including preparation and planning activities, research and other background work that is intended, at the time it is performed, for use in contacts, and coordination with the lobbying activities of others.
What are the 3 main types of lobbying?
There are essentially three types of lobbying – legislative lobbying, regulatory advocacy lobbying, and budget advocacy.
How does a lobbyist lobby?
A seasoned lobbyist not only educates elected officials on the issues, but helps draft legislation, solicit “aye” votes for bills in both houses of Congress, and makes sure the president has a fresh new pen to sign the bill into law. This all sounds great until you bring up the issue of money.
Are public comments lobbying?
It is not considered a lobbying activity if you respond to a request for public comment in the Federal Register or were asked by a Member of Congress or Congressional Committee to testify or respond to a request for information.
Can government contractors lobby?
Various Federal statutes and regulations prohibit certain “lobbying” and other similar activities by federal employees, as well as federal contractors, cooperative agreement participants, and grantees.
Can Federal Employees lobby Congress?
Your Right To Lobby Members of Congress
In general, federal employee’s have a statutory (legal) right to “individually or collectively” petition (lobby) Congress. The law that covers this right is 5 U.S.C. 7211.
What is SF 424 R&R?
The SF 424 (R&
R) Form is used in all grant applications. This form collects information including type of submission, applicant information, type of applicant, and proposed project dates.
What are the 4 types of grants?
Four Types of Federal Grant Funding to Achieve Your Mission and Reach Your Goals
- Competitive Grant – Based on the Merits.
- Formula Grant – Based on Predetermined Award.
- Continuation – Renewal Grants.
- Pass-Through Grants – Issued by a Federal Agency.
What is an applicant identifier?
The Applicant Identifier (Item 4) is the number assigned by HUD to the grantee for the grant program. For example, B-12-DN-03-0014 is considered as an applicant identifier.
What is the difference between a lobbyist and a volunteer?
What is the difference between a lobbyist and a volunteer? A lobbyist is a paid representative of an interest group who contacts government officials on behalf of the interest group. A volunteer is someone who is not paid but works on behalf of an organization.
Can a 501c3 engage in lobbying?
In general, no organization may qualify for section 501(c)(3) status if a substantial part of its activities is attempting to influence legislation (commonly known as lobbying). A 501(c)(3) organization may engage in some lobbying, but too much lobbying activity risks loss of tax-exempt status.
Can you lobby the president?
In addition, the Constitution protected free speech, including the right to petition the government, and these rights have been used by lobbying interests throughout the nation’s history.