San Francisco Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code ("S.F. C&GC Code") sections 1.143(c), 1.152(a)(3), 1.161(b), 1.161.5, and 1.160.5 require persons who make any independent expenditure, electioneering communication, or member communication that clearly identifies a candidate for City elective office or who authorizes, administers or pays for a persuasion poll to file disclosure statements with the Ethics Commission. For detailed instructions, please see Third Party Disclosure Form Regarding Candidates.
The name of each officer of the City and County of San Francisco with whom a lobbyist made a contact. Contacts of public officials are disclosed by lobbyists registered with the Ethics Commission on a monthly basis. This dataset updates automatically every night.
Under S.F. Campaign and Government Conduct Code section 3.224, no officer of the City and County shall directly or indirectly receive any form of compensation to communicate orally, in writing, or in any other manner on behalf of any other person with any other officer or employee of the City and County with the intent to influence a government decision. The Ethics Commission may waive the prohibitions of this section for any member of a board or commission who, by law, must be appointed to represent any profession, trade, business, union or association. The following waivers have been granted under section 3.224(c).
[Issue 1/31/2018]: The dataset is current as of the end of 2017. Measure T (November 2016) amended the lobbyist ordinance and changed the lobbyist registration process effective January 1, 2018. The lobbyist API that populates this dataset must be updated to accommodate the changes. The Commission plans to address these changes by August 2018. During the outage, the data can be accessed via the Ethics Commission's lobbyist web site: https://netfile.com/lobbyistpub/#sfo ++++++++++++
The directory of individual lobbyists contains a list of all lobbyists registered with the San Francisco Ethics Commission.This dataset updates automatically every night.