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
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.