In accordance with the California Government Code section 82015, payments made at the behest of elected officials are presumed not to be contributions if they meet the following guidelines:(a) the payments are made principally for legislative, governmental, or charitable purposes, and(b) the payments are made principally for purposes unrelated to the official's candidacy for elected office.Although such payments are not contributions, they MUST BE REPORTED on the Report of Payments Made at the Behest of an Elected Officer form to the elected officer's agency within 30 days after the total payments made by a single source equal to or exceed $5,000 in a calendar year. The agency must forward a copy of the report to the Ethics Commission within 30 days of its receipt.After the $5,000 threshold is met for a particular calendar year, all subsequent payments made by the same source during the calendar year must be reported by the elected officer within 30 days after the date the payment is made.These reports are public records. The table includes all FPPC 803 forms filed with the Ethics Commission from April 20, 2015 to the present.
Campaign committees report outstanding debts on FPPC Form 460. Outstanding debts includes loans received and unpaid bills. This graph reports each committee's debt level as of the last semi-annual financial reporting deadline. Committees with no outstanding debts are not included in the graph.
This dataset includes all itemized monetary contributions ($100 or more) e-filed on Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Form 460 Schedule "A" Monetary Contributions from 1998 to the present.The data is current as of the last modified date on this dataset.See the data key for column definitions: https://data.sfgov.org/Ethics/Campaign-Finance-Data-Key/wygs-cc76