Form 601

Lobbying Firm Registration Statement


Form 601 is filed on a biennial basis by a lobbying firm or individual contract lobbyist wishing to register or renew an existing registration. The form must be filed within 10 days of qualifying as a lobbying firm. Renewal of existing registration is due between November 1 and December 31 of each even-numbered year. This registration is valid for the complete two-year cycle of such session.


Form 601 has 3 sections.

Part 1, Individual Lobbyists (p. 2)
Part 2, Section A, Lobbyist Employers (p. 2-4)
Part 2, Section B, Subcontracted Clients (p. 4)


This form populates the following eight CAL-ACCESS files.

Name Description
EFS_FILING_LOG_CD Logs from the Electronic Filing Subsystem, which accepts and validates electronic filings.
CVR_REGISTRATION_CD The cover page of lobbying-registration forms.
CVR2_REGISTRATION_CD Additional names provided on lobbying-registration forms.
LOBBY_AMENDMENTS_CD Amendments to lobbyist-registration forms.
LEMP_CD Lobbyist employers and subcontracted clients.
FILER_FILINGS_CD An index that links filers to their filings.
TEXT_MEMO_CD Text memos attached to electronic filings.


An example of Form 601.