Lobbying Relationship

Client

New York State Bar Association

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Lobbying firm

Jochmans Consulting LLC

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  • Monitoring and outreach related to: -Funding for the U.S. judicial system, including the Legal Services Corporation. -Student loan relief. -H.R. 5893 / S. 2321, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2024.
  • Monitoring and outreach related to immigration reform, including immigrant access to legal representation. H.R. 2697 / S. 1187, Fairness to Freedom Act of 2023.
  • Monitoring and outreach related to legislation addressing gun violence and mass shootings, including background checks, "ghost guns," and increased regulation of assault weapons.
  • Monitoring and outreach related to: -Gender equality issues; -H.R. 15 / S. 5, The Equality Act; -Women's rights and a federal right to abortion; -Cannabis regulation; -Voting rights; -the Insular Cases for the territories.
  • Monitoring related to: -Policing reform; -Sealing records of criminal conviction; -H.R.2983, Fresh Start Act of 2023.
  • Monitoring and outreach related to: -Cryptocurrency regulation.

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General Issues: Budget/Appropriations, Immigration, Firearms/Guns/Ammunition, Civil Rights/Civil Liberties, Law Enforcement/Crime/Criminal Justice, Financial Institutions/Investments/Securities, Torts, Agriculture, Environmental/Superfund

Spending: about $215,000 (But it's complicated. Here's why.)

Agencies lobbied since 2020: U.S. Senate, House of Representatives

Bills mentioned

H.R.748: CARES Act

Sponsor: Joe Courtney (D-Conn.)

H.R.6800: The Heroes Act

Sponsor: Nita M. Lowey (D-N.Y.)

H.R.7120: George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

Sponsor: Karen Bass (D-Calif.)

H.R.133: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

Sponsor: Henry Cuellar (D-Texas)

H.R.1319: American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Sponsor: John Yarmuth (D-Ky.)

H.R.6: American Dream and Promise Act of 2021

Sponsor: Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.)

H.R.5: Equality Act

Sponsor: David Cicilline (D-R.I.)

S.393: Equality Act

Sponsor: Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.)

H.R.1: For the People Act of 2021

Sponsor: John Sarbanes (D-Md.)

H.R.1280: George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021

Sponsor: Karen Bass (D-Calif.)

H.R.4436: Daniel Anderl Judicial Security and Privacy Act of 2021

Sponsor: Mikie Sherrill (D-N.J.)

S.2340: Daniel Anderl Judicial Security and Privacy Act of 2021

Sponsor: Robert Menendez (D-N.J.)

H.R.2471: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022

Sponsor: Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.)

H.R.6472: Courtroom Videoconferencing Act of 2022

Sponsor: Joe Morelle (D-N.Y.)

H.R.8256: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2023

Sponsor: Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.)

S.2938: Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

Sponsor: Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

S.4664: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2023

Sponsor: Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)

H.R.7900: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023

Sponsor: Adam Smith (D-Wash.)

S.4543: James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023

Sponsor: Jack Reed (D-R.I.)

H.RES.279: Acknowledging that the United States Supreme Court's decisions in the...

Sponsor: Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.)

H.R.2617: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023

Sponsor: Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.)

H.R.5525: ENABLERS Act

Sponsor: Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.)

H.R.7776: James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023

Sponsor: Peter A. DeFazio (D-Ore.)

S.1187: Fairness to Freedom Act of 2023

Sponsor: Kirsten E. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.)

H.R.5893: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2024

Sponsor: Harold Rogers (R-Ky.)

S.2321: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2024

Sponsor: Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)

H.R.2697: Fairness to Freedom Act of 2023

Sponsor: Norma Torres (D-Calif.)

H.R.15: Equality Act

Sponsor: Mark Takano (D-Calif.)

S.5: Equality Act

Sponsor: Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.)

H.R.2983: Fresh Start Act of 2023

Sponsor: David Trone (D-Md.)

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Lobbyists

Lobbyists named here were listed on a filing related to this lobbying engagement. They may not be working on it now. Occasionally, a single lobbyist whose name is spelled two different ways on filings may be represented twice here.

Lobbyist Covered positions?
Hilary Jochmans Legislative Assistant, Sen Tom Carper (2004-2007); Staff Assistant, Legislative Aide, Legislative Assistant, Legislative Director, Rep. Gary Ackerman (1996-2004)

Disclosures Filed

Once a lobbying engagement begins, the lobbyist or firm is required to file updates four times a year. Those updates sometimes change which lobbyists are involved or add new issues being discussed. When lobbyists stop working for a client, the firm is also supposed to file a report disclosing the end of the relationship.

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Source: Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and Secretary of the Senate

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