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Illinois 43.5 42 lawmakers are forwarded personal information about the person reviewing the financial disclosure forms

if a lawmaker declares a conflict before a vote, it is difficult to find that information in the House journal

copy costs are .50 per page or higher

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of employment earnings

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose real property holdings for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose any client information for self or immediate family for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's name

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' names

Indiana 54.5 29 if a lawmaker declares a conflict before a vote, it is difficult to find that information in the Senate journal

there are no late filing penalties on the books

there are no intentional misfiling penalties on the books

lawmakers only have to disclose employment/employer information as it is narrowly defined

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of employment earnings

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' employment/employer information

lawmakers only have to disclose investment information as it is narrowly defined

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose real property holdings for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of earnings from clients

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's clients

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' clients

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's name

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' names

Iowa 33.5 45 lawmakers' financial disclosure forms are not located in a centralized office

there are no late filing penalties on the books

there are no intentional misfiling penalties on the books

lawmakers in Senate do not have to disclose names of employers

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of employment earnings

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose names of companies in which they have investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' investments

lawmakers only have to disclose real property holdings as they are narrowly defined

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' real property holdings

lawmakers in Senate do not have to disclose officer/director positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose any client information for self or immediate family for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's name

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' names

Kansas 64.5 23 if a lawmaker declares a conflict before a vote, it is difficult to find that information in the House journal

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of employment earnings

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose real property holdings for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of earnings from clients

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' clients

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' names

Michigan 1 50 lawmakers do not have to disclose private business activities or interests in Michigan
Minnesota 48.5 35 lawmakers may file updates rather than a complete accounting of private business activities and interests

copy costs are .50 per page or higher for persons not present at office

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of employment earnings

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose any client information for self or immediate family for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's name

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' names

Missouri 76.5 15 if a lawmaker declares a conflict before a vote, it is difficult to find that information in the House journal

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of employment earnings

lawmakers only have to disclose investment information as it is narrowly defined

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose any client information for self or immediate family for self or immediate family

Nebraska 48 36 lawmakers may file updates rather than a complete accounting of private business activities and interests

copy costs are .50 per page or higher

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of employment earnings

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose any client information for self or immediate family for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's name

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' names

North Dakota 49.5 31 > lawmakers do not have to disclose private business activities and interests annually

lawmakers' financial disclosure forms are not located in a centralized office

lawmakers only have to disclose employment/employer information as it is narrowly defined

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of employment earnings

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose real property holdings for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose any client information for self or immediate family for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' names

Ohio 66 22 lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' employment/employer information

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' officer/directorship positions

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's clients

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' clients

South Dakota 47 40 lawmakers do not have to disclose private business activities and interests annually

if a lawmaker declares a conflict before a vote, it is difficult to find that information in the House/Senate journal

copy costs are .50 per page or higher

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of employment earnings

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of investments

lawmakers do not have to disclose real property holdings for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose officer/director positions for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose any client information for self or immediate family for self or immediate family

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's name

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' names

Wisconsin 88 6 lawmakers are forwarded personal information about the person reviewing the financial disclosure forms

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of employment earnings

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of real property holdings

lawmakers do not have to disclose a value range of earnings from clients

lawmakers do not have to disclose spouse's name

lawmakers do not have to disclose dependents' names



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