Campaign disclosure manual 3 san benito county care. Fppc agency disclosure form 800 series city manager. Precinct officer training manual for the may 19, 2009 statewide special election cover, toc, faqs section 1 before election day section 2 setting up the polling place. Committees primarily formed candidate committees 461 465 possibly 497496 possibly manual 5 major donors manual 6 i. Fppc campaign disclosure online filing and viewing. Before accepting any contributions or making expenditures toward a campaign, it is vital that you prepare the correct forms required by law for reporting campaign. Forms and instructions san francisco ethics commission. As of the date of this publication, the fppc campaign disclosure manuals for local candidates manual 2 and for committees primarily formed to support or oppose a ballot measure manual 3. Fair political practices commission fppc filing this is a free service to view candidate and committee fppc financial information and to file electronic campaign statements. The information in this ethics commission candidate manual is intended to supplement the information in the fppc manual. The purpose of this policy is to describe the public purpose to be achieved through the distribution of tickets or passes to county officials such that those tickets or passes will not be considered gifts under the political reform act. The key form may be form 461 independent expenditure committee and major donor committee campaign statement. The paper covers 1 amendments to the act and the regulations implementing it. See fppc campaign disclosure manual 1 for state candidates or manual 2 for local candidates.
Local candidate manual fppc the local candidate disclosure manual 2 is provided by the fair political practices commission fppc and offers important information on campaign disclosure rules for local candidates, officeholders and local primarily formed committees who support or oppose a local candidate etc. Fppc form 470470 supplement jan2008 fppc form 470470 supplement instructions rev. While our public buildings are closed, our services and staff are still working. Statement of economic interest unit form 700 telephone number. This manual summarizes key campaign disclosure laws and regulations and draws from years of fppc staff advice on complying with the provisions of the acts campaign disclosure laws. The public disclosure law was enacted through voter approval of initiative 276 in 1972. The ethics commission was established by san francisco voters in november 1993, and serves the public, city employees and officials, and local candidates through education and enforcement of governmental ethics laws, including public information, reports and advice.
Fppc agency disclosure form 800 series form 801 gift to agency report. Candidate and campaign resources plumas county, ca. All others may voluntarily file electronic fppc campaign statements. Folsom, ca campaign financial disclosure and statements. Campaign manuals and other instructional materials are available here. Welcome to the city of oakland public ethics commission public portal for campaign finance and lobbyist disclosure. Users can access and search filed documents by clicking here. Most of the forms are interactive and can be filled out online and then printed. Campaign disclosure manual 2 city of beverly hills. One of the primary purposes of the public disclosure law is to provide citizens of this state, and especially voters, with the means for becoming informed about the financing of political campaigns. Heres a basic list of some costs political campaigns incur for violating fppc disclaimer rules. Number if applicable chico citizens for accountable government, supporting the election of fillmer, sorensen and coolidge for chico city. The fppcs campaign disclosure manual 2 for local candidates, which is also available at the ethics.
Fair political practices commission fppc filing registrar. California fair political practices commission tollfree advice line. Elected officers, candidates and committees for santa clara county are required to file fppc campaign statements. Statement of economic interests sei is a form that state and local public officials and designated employees must file to disclose their financial.
Fppc campaign finance disclosure forms and manuals. The update addresses significant developments from september 2011 through march 2012. Export efiled fppc form 460 496 497 461 465 transactions by year to excel. Campaign disclosure filer access portal the filer access portal is a webbased, data entry filing system that allows candidates and campaign committees to submit disclosure reports mandated by californias political reform act to the electronic filing system free of charge.
The form must be filed twice or more with preelection requirements each year the committee is. The manuals contain examples of common fact patterns, answers to frequently asked questions, and quick tips to highlight important information. This guide explains the obligations of political committees under the illinois campaign disclosure act pa 781183, effective september 3, 1974. Campaign disclosure manual 1 san benito county care.
Precinct officer training manual for the may 19, 2009 statewide special election cover, toc, faqs. Commission, the california secretary of state sos and fair political practices commission fppc play a role in the administration and enforcement of laws regulating candidates and elections. Report covers period 1 california,994 form 465 1 5. Fppc disclosure of electioneering communications x slate mailers x. Examples may include travel, meals or other benefits. In 1992, voters instituted contribution limits and other campaign reforms with the passage of initiative 4. Each committees activity is different, however, and may raise issues not discussed in this manual. Contact the fair political practices commission toll free help line at 1866ask fppc 18662753772 to speak with a political reform consultant to receive advice and ask questions about reporting requirements. Statement of economic interests forms for public officials, designated employees, and filing officers.
All fppc manuals the campaign disclosure and lobbying manuals are prepared to assist candidates, committees and lobbyists in complying with the acts numerous and often detailed rules. This form is for use by all state and local government agencies to disclose payments made to the agency when payments provide a personal benefit to an official of the agency. Committees primarily formed candidate committees 461 465 possibly 497496 possibly manual 5. In accordance with the online disclosure act, once all statemandated development, procurement, and oversight requirements have been met, the secretary of state must accept reports online or electronically. Mar 03, 2020 see campaign disclosure manual 2 for additional information. The fppc enforces state ethics and campaign finance laws contained in the political reform act cal. California fair political practices commission frequently. Community matters item 6c proclamation declaring saturday, april 24, and sunday, april 25, 2009 as american cancer society relay for life of torrance days. It is recommended that individuals interested in becoming a city council candidate contact the city clerks office 9496443005 for information. The manuals are written in a user friendly format and contain several examples, faqs and quick tips. The political reform division, secretary of state, is located at 1500 11th street, room 495, sacramento, ca 95814, phone 916 6536224. Campaign disclosure forms and information manuals are available on the fppc website and can be filled out electronically. Supplemental independent expenditure report type or print in ink. This form was prepared by the fair political practices commission fppc.
The california fair political practices commission is a fivemember independent, nonpartisan commission that has primary responsibility for the. Mountain gate special recall election shasta county. Users can access and search filed documents by clicking here to preserve the privacy of persons who participate in the political process by making contributions to candidates for elective office, the addresses from the campaign. Contact the fair political practices commission toll free help line at 1866askfppc 18662753772 to speak with a political reform consultant to receive advice and ask questions about reporting requirements. California fair political practices commission frequently asked questions. If there are any discrepancies between the manual and. Use the link below to access and use traccers online searchable database of campaign filings. Introduction to the california political reform act. Community matters item 6c proclamation declaring month of april 2009 as dmv donate california in the city of torrance. Filing officers enter the official title and address of each filing officer wth whom most recent campaign statements have been filed. Campaign disclosure statements, filing deadlines, link to fppc campaign disclosure laws and campaign finance forms, electronic filing requirements, audit manual statements of economic interests filed by city officials. See campaign disclosure manual 2 for additional information. For more information, please call 408 2998639 for assistance.
That law slapped strict campaign finance disclosure requirements on state political campaigns. Certain forms are available at the elections division office. Campaign disclosure statements city of newport beach. The fair political practices commission fppc is the state agency charged with administering and enforcing the political reform act. The fppc will not enforce local laws that are stricter than. For detailed information on campaign reporting requirements and the information practices act of 1977, see the fppc campaign disclosure manual. Forms and manuals this link will take you to the fppc forms and manuals page. During the years that i served as chair of the fppc, i interacted with some officials who got in trouble simply because they didnt take the time to learn the rules. Illinois campaign disclosure law many requirements for reporting contributionsincludes and expenditures.
Local candidate manual fppc anaheim, ca official website. The san francisco ethics commission has released a summary of activities reported by 42 lobbyists filing with the city and county of san francisco for the first quarter lobbyist disclosure period covering january 1, 2009 through march 31, 2009. Still, special complications of recall campaigns against powerful politicians, even beyond the timeconsuming paperwork burden, raise the question of whether campaignfinance disclosure laws are appropriate for every kind of political campaign. Review the fair political practices commissions manual no. Each campaign is different, however, and may raise issues not discussed in this manual.
Fair political practices commission 11 campaign manual 4, draft 5 2009 this chapter will define and discuss the various types of general purpose committees. Twenty years later, the same law is being used to strike at private citizens who attempted to discipline a powerful politician they considered arrogant and corrupt. Fppc campaign disclosure online filing and viewing candidate resources. Campaign finance and lobbying activities california.
Offieholder and candidate campaign statement 470 short. Campaign disclosure is made on a form called a recipient committee campaign statement form 460. Read more about campaign finance and lobbying activities. Controlling law this manual summarizes key campaign disclosure laws and regulations and draws from years of fppc staff advice on complying with the acts campaign disclosure laws. Fortunately the fppc put together a lobbying disclosure information manual. Disclosure forms and manuals are available from the city clerks office or at. Chapter 1 in the fppc campaign disclosure manual includes information regarding requirements associated with forming a campaign committee and setting up a campaign bank account. Folsom, ca campaign financial disclosure and statements of. Filing officers enter the official title and address of each filing officer wth whom most recent campaign statements have been filed see instructions on reverse. The campaign disclosure manuals are userfriendly handbooks prepared to assist candidates, committees, treasurers and others in understanding the acts numerous and often detailed rules. As of january 1, 2019, all new campaign disclosure statements and document filings will only be accessible through the netfile system. The level of government at which the committee will operate, i.1161 1265 349 655 1126 964 154 204 1042 16 1444 1253 1321 959 360 1153 674 1350 1056 867 252 1007 949 607 1255 1480 1409 986 1226 392 348 869 670 393 528 730 1268 482