FPPC Regulations

FPPC Regulations are located at Title 2, Division 6, Sections 18109-18997 of the California Code of Regulations, the state’s official compilation and publication of regulations adopted, amended, or repealed by state agencies.  

NOTE: This Index may not include recent revisions to FPPC Regulations. For revisons made in the previous 12 months, please refer to the Newly Adopted, Amended or Repealed Regulations page. 

Regulations Index

  • 18110. Duties of Filing Officers' Campaign Statements
  • 18115. Duties of Filing Officers and Filing Officials' Statements of Economic Interests
  • 18116. Reports and Statements; Filing Dates
  • 18117. Duties of Filing Officers and Filing Officials' Effect of Non-Compliance on Filing and Disclosure Obligations
  • 18200. Terms and References
  • 18202. Quasi-Legislative Administrative Action
  • 18215. Contribution
  • 18215.1. Contributions; When Aggregated 
  • 18215.2. Uncompensated Internet Activity by Individuals that is not a Contribution or Expenditure
  • 18215.3. Behested Payments Reporting
  • 18215.4. Cryptocurrency Contributions
  • 18216. Enforceable Promise to Make a Payment
  • 18217. Nonprofit Organization as Controlled Committee
  • 18219. Designated Employees
  • 18225.4. Independent Expenditures; When Aggregated
  • 18225.7. Made at the Behest of; Independent versus Coordinated Expenditures
  • 18227. Filing Officer
  • 18227.5. General Purpose Committees - State, County or City
  • 18229. Inclusion of Registered Domestic Partners
  • 18229.1. Definition of "Dependent Children."
  • 18230. Doing Business in the Jurisdiction
  • 18232. Salary and Reimbursement for Expenses or Per Diem Received from a State, Local, or Federal Government Agency.
  • 18233. Leasehold Interest
  • 18234. Interests in Trusts
  • 18235. Reporting Interests in a Blind Trust (82030, 82033 and 82034)
  • 18237 Definition of Investment
  • 18238.5. Definition of Lobbying Firm; Individual Contract Lobbyist
  • 18239. Definition of Lobbyist
  • 18239.5. Lobbyist Employer
  • 18247.5. Primarily Formed Committees
  • 18249. State Agency (82004, 86100, 86300)
  • 18307. Honoraria for Members of the Fair Political Practices Commission
  • 18310. Meetings
  • 18310.1. Public Participation at Meetings
  • 18312. Rulemaking Procedure
  • 18313. Forms and Manuals
  • 18313.5. Online Posting
  • 18313.6. Online Posting: Redacting Personal Information
  • 18316.5. Application of Government Code Section 83116.5
  • 18316.6. Treasurer Liability
  • 18319. Delegation of Authority
  • 18320. Requests for Opinions
  • 18321. Review of Requests Denied by the Executive Director
  • 18322. Procedures for Issuing Opinions
  • 18324. Opinions
  • 18326. Petition for Rehearing
  • 18327. Voting Requirements for Formal Action by the Commission 
  • 18329. Formal Written Advice and Informal Assistance
  • 18329.5. Commission Advice Procedure - Government Code Sections 87300, 87306
  • 18351. Conflict-of-Interest Code of the Fair Political Practices Commission 
  • 18360. Complaints
  • 18360.1 Eligibility Requirements and Considerations - Streamline and Warning Letters
  • 18360.2 Penalties in Streamline Cases
  • 18361. Delegation by the Executive Director Pertaining to Enforcement Proceedings and Authority to Hear Probable Cause Proceedings
  • 18361.1. Administrative Subpoenas
  • 18361.2. Memorandum Respecting Civil Litigation
  • 18361.3. Referral of Questions of Law to the Commission 
  • 18361.4. Probable Cause Proceedings
  • 18361.5. Administrative Hearings 
  • 18361.6. Probable Cause Presentation by Civil or Criminal Prosecutor 
  • 18361.7. Executive Director Subpoena Authority
  • 18361.8. Inapplicability of Regulations 18361.1 Through 18361.8 to Other Enforcement Procedures
  • 18361.9. Briefing Procedure of Proposed Decision by an Administrative Law Judge; Reconsideration 
  • 18361.10. Administrative Adjudicated Enforcement Decisions as Precedent
  • 18361.11. Default Proceedings
  • 18362. Access to Complaint Files
  • 18363. Administering Oaths and Affirmations
  • 18370. State Agency Ethics Training
  • 18371. Local Agency Ethics Training 
  • 18401. Required Recordkeeping for Chapter 4 & 5
  • 18401.1. Required Recordkeeping for Slate Mailer Organizations
  • 18402. Committee Names
  • 18402.1. Principal Officers
  • 18404. Termination of Candidate's and Committees' Filing Requirements
  • 18404.1. Termination and Reopening of Committees
  • 18404.2. Administrative Termination
  • 18405. Candidates with Multiple Controlled Committees
  • 18406. Short Form for Candidates or Officeholders Who Receive and Spend Less than $2,000 in a Calendar Year
  • 18410. Statement of Organization
  • 18417. Campaign Reporting - LAFCO Proposals
  • 18419. Sponsored Committees
  • 18420. Reporting of Campaign Contributions and Expenditures of State or Local Government Agencies
  • 18420.1. Payments by State or Local Agencies for a Campaign Related Communication
  • 18421. Cash Equivalents
  • 18421.1. Disclosure of the Making and Receipt of Contributions
  • 18421.2. Street Address
  • 18421.3. Reporting of Contributions and Expenditures Collected by Contract Vendors or Collecting Agents
  • 18421.31. Text Message Contributions
  • 18421.4. Reporting Cumulative Amounts for State Elections and State Recipient Committees
  • 18421.5. Reporting an Expenditure for Paid Online Communications
  • 18421.6. Reporting Accrued Expenses
  • 18421.7. Reporting an Expenditure for a Gift, a Meal, or Travel
  • 18421.8. Reporting an Expenditure by a Candidate Controlled General Purpose Ballot Measure
  • 18421.9. Reporting Expenditures Charged to a Credit, Debit or Charge Card by a Candidate or Committee
  • 18422. Multipurpose Organization Political Activity Transparency.
  • 18422.1. Required Recordkeeping for Multipurpose Organizations. 
  • 18422.5. Top Contributor Disclosure by Committees Primarily Formed for State Ballot Measures or Candidates
  • 18423. Payments for Personal Services as Contributions and Expenditures
  • 18425. 24-Hour Contribution Reports
  • 18426. Semi-Annual Statement Early Filing
  • 18426.1. Assistant Treasurer
  • 18427. Duties of Treasurers and Candidates with Respect to Campaign Statements
  • 18427.1. Notification to Contributors of Filing Obligations
  • 18428. Reporting of Contributions and Independent Expenditures Required to be Aggregated
  • 18430. Committees Controlled by More Than One Candidate
  • 18431. Reporting of Expenditures by an Agent or Independent Contractor
  • 18432.5. Intermediary
  • 18435. Definition of Mass Mailing and Sender
  • 18435.5. Slate Mailer Requirements
  • 18438.1. Officers and Agencies Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.2. Proceedings Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.3. Agents Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.4. Participants Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.5. Aggregated Contributions Under Section 84308
  • 18438.6. Solicitation, Direction, and Receipt of Contributions Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.7. Prohibitions and Disqualification Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.8. Disclosure Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18439. Definition of "Personally Deliver"
  • 18440. Telephone Advocacy
  • 18450.1. Definitions. Advertisement Disclosure
  • 18450.2. Definitions. Authorized and Paid For
  • 18450.3. Top Contributor Disclosure for Affiliated Entities
  • 18450.4. Video and Television Advertisement Disclosure
  • 18450.5. Amended Advertising Disclosure
  • 18450.11. Spokesperson Disclosure
  • 18451. CalPERS and CalSTRS Board Member Elections; Where to File Campaign Reports and Statements
  • 18465. Disclosure of Lobbying Entity Identification Numbers
  • 18465.1. Verification of Online Filers
  • 18466. State Ballot Measure Contributions & Expenditures; Online Reports 
  • 18503. Small Contributor Committees
  • 18520. Statement of Intention To Be a Candidate
  • 18521. Establishment of Separate Controlled Committee for Each Campaign Account
  • 18521.5. Ballot Measure Committees Controlled by Candidates for Elective State Office
  • 18523. Nondesignated Contributions or Loans
  • 18523.1. Written Solicitation for Contributions
  • 18524. Investment and Expenditure of Candidates' Campaign Funds
  • 18525. Incumbent Candidates' Election Expenses and Officeholder Expenses
  • 18526. Reimbursement of Expenditures
  • 18530. Use of Public Funds
  • 18530.2. Transfer of Funds Raised Prior to Proposition 34 Limits
  • 18530.3. Reporting of Specified Contributions and Expenditures by Political Party Committees
  • 18530.4. Legal Defense Funds - State Candidates & Officers
  • 18530.45. Legal Defense Funds - Local Candidates and Officers
  • 18530.7. Extensions of Credit
  • 18530.8. Personal Loans
  • 18531. Return of Excessive Contributions
  • 18531.2. Refunding General Election Contributions
  • 18531.5. Recall Elections 
  • 18531.6. Treatment of Debts Outstanding After an Election - Prior to January 24, 2004
  • 18531.61. Treatment of Debts Outstanding After an Election
  • 18531.62. Elected State Officeholder Bank Accounts
  • 18531.7. Payments for Communications - Section 85312
  • 18531.10. Communications Identifying State Candidates
  • 18533. Contributions from Joint Checking Accounts
  • 18534. Required Committee Bank Accounts
  • 18535. Restrictions on Contributions Between State Candidates 
  • 18536. Transfer and Attribution of Contributions 
  • 18537. Contribution Limits and Application to Repaid Loans
  • 18537.1. Carry Over of Contributions
  • 18539.2. Reporting Payments Pursuant to Government Code Section 85310
  • 18540. Voluntary Expenditure Ceilings
  • 18542. Notification of Personal Contributions in Excess of the Voluntary Expenditure Limits 
  • 18543. Lifting of Voluntary Expenditure Limits
  • 18544. Campaign Contributions and Voluntary Expenditure COLA Formula
  • 18545. Contribution Limit and Voluntary Expenditure Ceiling Amounts
  • 18550. 24-Hour Independent Expenditure Reports
  • 18570. Return of Contributions with Insufficient Donor Information
  • 18572. Lobbyist Contributions - Making a Contribution Defined 
  • 18600. Duties and Prohibitions of Lobbyists, Lobbying Firms, and Lobbyist Employers (86100, 86300)
  • 18601. Withdrawal of Lobbyist Certification or Lobbying Firm Registration
  • 18603. Lobbyist Certification
  • 18603.1. Lobbyist Ethics Orientation Course
  • 18610. Lobbyist Accounting
  • 18611. Lobbyist Reporting
  • 18612. Accounting by Lobbying Firms
  • 18613. Reporting by Lobbying Firms
  • 18614. Payments for Lobbying Services
  • 18615. Accounting by Lobbyist Employers and Persons Spending $5,000 or More to Influence Legislative or Administrative Action
  • 18616. Reports by Lobbyist Employers and Persons Spending $5,000 or More to Influence Legislative or Administrative Action
  • 18616.4. Reports by Lobbying Coalitions Which are Lobbyist Employers; Reports by Members of Lobbying Coalitions
  • 18617. Early Filing of Periodic Reports
  • 18623. Gifts from Lobbyists and Lobbying Firms; Honoraria
  • 18624. Lobbyist Arranging Gifts
  • 18625. Loans from Lobbyist or Lobbying Firm; Placing Official Under Personal Obligation
  • 18640. Activity Expenses
  • 18700. Basic Rule and Guide to Conflict of Interest Regulations
  • 18700.1. Definitions: Source of Income, Commission Income and Incentive Income
  • 18700.2. Parent, Subsidiary, Otherwise Related Business Entity: Defined
  • 18700.3. Consultant, Public Official Who Manages Public Investments: Definitions
  • 18701. Determining Whether a Financial Effect Is Reasonably Foreseeable
  • 18701.1. Real Estate or Professional License
  • 18702. Materiality Standards 
  • 18702.1. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in Business Entities
  • 18702.2. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in Real Property
  • 18702.3. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in a Source of Income
  • 18702.4. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in Source of Gift
  • 18702.5. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in an Official's Personal Finances
  • 18703. Public Generally
  • 18704. Making, Participating in Making, or Using or Attempting to Use Official Position to Influence a Governmental Decision, Defined
  • 18705. Legally Required Participation
  • 18706. Governmental Decision: Segmentation
  • 18707. Disqualification Requirements
  • 18720 Annual Statements of Economic Interests:2020 Emergency Filing Date Extension
  • 18722. Filing Assuming and Leaving Office Statements of Economic Interests; Alternates and Designees 
  • 18723. Dates for Filing Annual Statements of Economic Interests
  • 18724. Filing of Statements of Economic Interests by Temporary or Part-Time Court Commissioners, Pro Tem and Retired Judges
  • 18728. Reporting of Income and Gifts; Honoraria and Awards (87207)
  • 18728.5. Reporting of Commission Income and Incentive Compensation 
  • 18729. Leasehold Interests, Value, Disclosure
  • 18730. Provisions of Conflict of Interest Codes 
  • 18730.1. Conflict of Interest Code: Reporting of Gifts
  • 18732. Filing Dates for Annual Statements Filed Pursuant to Conflict of Interest Codes (87302)
  • 18732.5. Statements of Economic Interests from Filers of Abolished Agencies
  • 18733. Disclosure Categories for Auditors, Investigators and Inspectors and Persons Similarly Situated (87302)
  • 18734. Designated Employees and Consultants - Positions Pending Code Amendment
  • 18735. Change of Position or Disclosure Category Within Same Agency
  • 18735.5. Filing Dates for Assuming Office, Annual, or Leaving Office Statements of Economic Interests for Multi-Agency Filers of Joint Powers Insurance Agencies 
  • 18736. Contents of State Agency Biennial Reports
  • 18736.1. Contents of Multi-County Local Agency Written Statements
  • 18737. Suspension of Code Provisions Pending Appeal (87307)
  • 18740. Legally Prohibited Disclosure: Statements of Economic Interests
  • 18741.1. Revolving Door; State Permanent Ban
  • 18746.1. Revolving Door; State One-Year Ban
  • 18746.2. Revolving Door; Appearances and Communications
  • 18746.3. Revolving Door; Local Officials
  • 18746.4. Revolving Door; Permanently Left and Leave of Absence
  • 18747. Influencing Prospective Employment 
  • 18750. State and Multi-County Agencies: Adopting or Amending Conflict of Interest Code.
  • 18751. Conflict of Interest Code Exemption
  • 18753. Statements of Economic Interests; Where to File
  • 18754. Statements of Economic Interests (Members of Boards or Commissions of Newly Created Agencies); When and Where to File
  • 18755. Statements of Economic Interests; Person or Persons at an Institution of Higher Education with Principal Responsibility for a Research Project
  • 18756. Statements of Economic Interests; Certification of Electronic Filing System

There are currently no regulations in this chapter. 

  • 18901.1. Campaign Related Mailings Sent at Public Expense
  • 18930. Guide to Honorarium Regulations
  • 18931.1. Definition of "Speech Given"
  • 18931.2. Definition of "Article Published"
  • 18931.3. Definition of "Attendance"
  • 18932. Exceptions to "Honorarium": Earned Income
  • 18932.1. Exceptions to "Honorarium": Bona Fide Business, Trade, or Profession
  • 18932.2. Exceptions to "Honorarium": Teaching as a Bona Fide Profession
  • 18932.3. Definition of "Predominant Activity"
  • 18932.4. Exceptions to "Honorarium": General Exceptions
  • 18932.5. Exclusions From "Honorarium": Direct Charitable Donations
  • 18933. Returning Honoraria
  • 18940. Guide to Gift Regulations
  • 18940.1. General Definition 
  • 18940.2. Gift Limit Amount
  • 18941. Receipt, Promise, Acceptance and Return of a Gift
  • 18942. Exceptions to Gift and Exceptions to Gift Limits 
  • 18942.1. Definition of Informational Material
  • 18942.2. Definition of Home Hospitality
  • 18942.3. Definition of Ceremonial Role
  • 18943. Gift to Official Through Family Member
  • 18944. Payments Made to an Agency for Use by Agency Officials 
  • 18944.1. Gifts -- Agency Provided Tickets or Passes
  • 18944.2. Agency Raffles and Exchanges of Presents
  • 18944.3. Gifts from a Government Agency to Officials in that Agency
  • 18945. Source of Gifts
  • 18945.1. Aggregation of Gifts -- Single Source
  • 18945.2. Group Gifts
  • 18946. Valuation of Gifts
  • 18946.1 Exception -- Valuation of Gifts -- Passes and Tickets
  • 18946.2. Exception -- Valuation of Gifts -- Attendance at Invitation-Only Events
  • 18946.3. Exception -- Valuation of Gifts -- Wedding Gifts
  • 18946.4. Exception -- Valuation of Gifts -- Attendance at Nonprofit or Political Organization Fundraising Events
  • 18946.5. Exception -- Valuation of Gifts -- Air Transportation
  • 18950. Travel Payments 
  • 18950.1. Exception - Payments for Travel Made in Conjunction with Official Agency Business
  • 18950.2. Exception - Payments for Travel in Connection with a Bona Fide Business 
  • 18950.3. Exception - Payments for Travel in Connection with Campaign Activities 
  • 18950.4. Payments for Travel in Connection with Campaign Activities - Renumbered
  • 18951. Surplus Funds 
  • 18960. Direct Personal Benefit Defined
  • 18961. Incidental Use
  • 18991. Audits of Campaign Reports and Statements of Local Candidates and Their Controlled Committees
  • 18992. Terms Used in Section 90001
  • 18993. Contain in Detail
  • 18994. Auditing and Investigations
  • 18995. Standards and Guidelines for Auditing Statements and Reports
  • 18996. Scope of Audits and Investigations
  • 18997. Audits of Campaign Reports and Statements of Candidates for the Board of Administration of the Public Employees' Retirement System
  • 18998. Commission Audits and Investigations
  • 18110. Duties of Filing Officers' Campaign Statements
  • 18115. Duties of Filing Officers and Filing Officials' Statements of Economic Interests
  • 18116. Reports and Statements; Filing Dates
  • 18117. Duties of Filing Officers and Filing Officials' Effect of Non-Compliance on Filing and Disclosure Obligations
  • 18200. Terms and References
  • 18202. Quasi-Legislative Administrative Action
  • 18215. Contribution
  • 18215.1. Contributions; When Aggregated 
  • 18215.2. Uncompensated Internet Activity by Individuals that is not a Contribution or Expenditure
  • 18215.3. Behested Payments Reporting
  • 18216. Enforceable Promise to Make a Payment
  • 18217. Nonprofit Organization as Controlled Committee
  • 18219. Designated Employees
  • 18225.4. Independent Expenditures; When Aggregated
  • 18225.7. Made at the Behest of; Independent versus Coordinated Expenditures
  • 18227. Filing Officer
  • 18227.5. General Purpose Committees - State, County or City
  • 18229. Inclusion of Registered Domestic Partners
  • 18229.1. Definition of "Dependent Children."
  • 18230. Doing Business in the Jurisdiction
  • 18232. Salary and Reimbursement for Expenses or Per Diem Received from a State, Local, or Federal Government Agency.
  • 18233. Leasehold Interest
  • 18234. Interests in Trusts
  • 18235. Reporting Interests in a Blind Trust (82030, 82033 and 82034)
  • 18237. Definition of Investment
  • 18238.5. Definition of Lobbying Firm; Individual Contract Lobbyist
  • 18239. Definition of Lobbyist
  • 18239.5. Lobbyist Employer
  • 18247.5. Primarily Formed Committees
  • 18249. State Agency (82004, 86100, 86300)
  • 18307. Honoraria for Members of the Fair Political Practices Commission
  • 18310. Meetings
  • 18310.1 Public Participation at Meetings
  • 18312. Rulemaking Procedure
  • 18313. Forms and Manuals
  • 18313.5. Online Posting
  • 18313.6. Online Posting: Redacting Personal Information
  • 18316.5. Application of Government Code Section 83116.5
  • 18316.6. Treasurer Liability
  • 18319. Delegation of Authority
  • 18320. Requests for Opinions
  • 18321. Review of Requests Denied by the Executive Director
  • 18322. Procedures for Issuing Opinions
  • 18324. Opinions
  • 18326. Petition for Rehearing
  • 18327. Voting Requirements for Formal Action by the Commission 
  • 18329. Formal Written Advice and Informal Assistance
  • 18329.5. Commission Advice Procedure - Government Code Sections 87300, 87306
  • 18351. Conflict-of-Interest Code of the Fair Political Practices Commission 
  • 18360. Complaints
  • 18360.1. Eligibility Requirement and Considerations- Streamline and Warning Letters
  • 18360.2. Penalties in Streamline Cases
  • 18361. Delegation by the Executive Director Pertaining to Enforcement Proceedings and Authority to Hear Probable Cause Proceedings
  • 18361.1. Administrative Subpoenas
  • 18361.2. Memorandum Respecting Civil Litigation
  • 18361.3. Referral of Questions of Law to the Commission
  • 18361.4. Probable Cause Proceedings
  • 18361.5. Administrative Hearings 
  • 18361.6. Probable Cause Presentation by Civil or Criminal Prosecutor 
  • 18361.7. Executive Director Subpoena Authority
  • 18361.8. Inapplicability of Regulations 18361.1 Through 18361.8 to Other Enforcement Procedures
  • 18361.9. Briefing Procedure of Proposed Decision by an Administrative Law Judge; Reconsideration 
  • 18361.10. Administrative Adjudicated Enforcement Decisions as Precedent
  • 18361.11. Default Proceedings
  • 18362. Access to Complaint Files
  • 18363. Administering Oaths and Affirmations
  • 18370. State Agency Ethics Training
  • 18371. Local Agency Ethics Training 
  • 18401. Required Recordkeeping for Chapter 4
  • 18401.1. Required Recordkeeping for Slate Mailer Organizations
  • 18402. Committee Names
  • 18402.1. Principal Officers
  • 18404. Termination of Candidate's and Committees' Filing Requirements
  • 18404.1. Termination and Reopening of Committees
  • 18404.2. Administrative Termination
  • 18405. Candidates with Multiple Controlled Committees
  • 18406. Short Form for Candidates or Officeholders Who Receive and Spend Less than $2,000 in a Calendar Year
  • 18410. Statement of Organization
  • 18417. Campaign Reporting - LAFCO Proposals
  • 18419. Sponsored Committees
  • 18420. Reporting of Campaign Contributions and Expenditures of State or Local Government Agencies
  • 18420.1. Payments by State or Local Agencies for a Campaign Related Communication
  • 18421. Cash Equivalents
  • 18421.1. Disclosure of the Making and Receipt of Contributions
  • 18421.2. Street Address
  • 18421.3. Reporting of Contributions and Expenditures Collected by Contract Vendors or Collecting Agents
  • 18421.31. Text Message Contributions
  • 18421.4. Reporting Cumulative Amounts for State Elections and State Recipient Committees
  • 18421.5. Reporting an Expenditure for Paid Online Communications
  • 18421.6. Reporting Accrued Expenses
  • 18421.7. Reporting an Expenditure for a Gift, a Meal, or Travel
  • 18421.8. Reporting an Expenditure by a Candidate Controlled General Purpose Ballot Measure
  • 18421.9. Reporting Expenditures Charged to a Credit, Debit or Charge Card by a Candidate or Committee
  • 18422. Multipurpose Organization Political Activity Transparency
  • 18422.1 Required Recordkeeping for Multipurpose Organizations
  • 18422.5. Top Contributor Disclosure by Committees Primarily Formed for State Ballot Measures or Candidates
  • 18423. Payments for Personal Services as Contributions and Expenditures
  • 18425. 24-Hour Contribution Reports
  • 18426. Semi-Annual Statement Early Filing
  • 18426.1. Assistant Treasurer
  • 18427. Duties of Treasurers and Candidates with Respect to Campaign Statements
  • 18427.1. Notification to Contributors of Filing Obligations
  • 18428. Reporting of Contributions and Independent Expenditures Required to be Aggregated
  • 18430. Committees Controlled by More Than One Candidate
  • 18431. Reporting of Expenditures by an Agent or Independent Contractor
  • 18432.5. Intermediary
  • 18435. Definition of Mass Mailing and Sender
  • 18435.5. Slate Mailer Requirements
  • 18438.1. Officers and Agencies Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.2. Proceedings Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.3. Agents Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.4. Participants Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.5. Aggregated Contributions Under Section 84308
  • 18438.6. Solicitation, Direction, and Receipt of Contributions Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.7. Prohibitions and Disqualification Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18438.8. Disclosure Under Government Code Section 84308
  • 18439. Definition of "Personally Deliver"
  • 18440. Telephone Advocacy
  • 18450.1. Definitions. Advertisement Disclosure
  • 18450.2. Definitions. Authorized and Paid For
  • 18450.3. Top Contributor Disclosure for Affiliated Entities.
  • 18450.4. Video and Television Advertisement Disclosure.
  • 18450.5. Amended Advertising Disclosure
  • 18450.11. Spokesperson Disclosure
  • 18451. CalPERS and CalSTRS Board Member Elections; Where to File Campaign Reports and Statements
  • 18452. Reporting Requirements
  • 18453. CalPERS Board Member Elections - Record Keeping Requirements
  • 18465. Disclosure of Lobbying Entity Identification Numbers
  • 18465.1. Verification of Online Filers
  • 18466. State Ballot Measure Contributions & Expenditures; Online Reports
  • 18503. Small Contributor Committees
  • 18520. Statement of Intention To Be a Candidate
  • 18521. Establishment of Separate Controlled Committee for Each Campaign Account
  • 18521.5. Ballot Measure Committees Controlled by Candidates for Elective State Office
  • 18523. Nondesignated Contributions or Loans
  • 18523.1. Written Solicitation for Contributions
  • 18524. Investment and Expenditure of Candidates' Campaign Funds
  • 18525. Incumbent Candidates' Election Expenses and Officeholder Expenses
  • 18526. Reimbursement of Expenditures
  • 18530. Use of Public Funds
  • 18530.2. Transfer of Funds Raised Prior to Proposition 34 Limits
  • 18530.3. Reporting of Specified Contributions and Expenditures by Political Party Committees
  • 18530.4. Legal Defense Funds - State Candidates & Officers
  • 18530.45. Legal Defense Funds - Local Candidates and Officers
  • 18530.7. Extensions of Credit
  • 18530.8. Personal Loans
  • 18531. Return of Excessive Contributions
  • 18531.2. Refunding General Election Contributions
  • 18531.5. Recall Elections 
  • 18531.6. Treatment of Debts Outstanding After an Election - Prior to January 24, 2004
  • 18531.61. Treatment of Debts Outstanding After an Election
  • 18531.62. Elected State Officeholder Bank Accounts
  • 18531.7. Payments for Communications - Section 85312
  • 18531.10. Communications Identifying State Candidates
  • 18533. Contributions from Joint Checking Accounts
  • 18534. Required Committee Bank Accounts
  • 18535. Restrictions on Contributions Between State Candidates 
  • 18536. Transfer and Attribution of Contributions 
  • 18537. Contribution Limits and Application to Repaid Loans
  • 18537.1. Carry Over of Contributions
  • 18539.2. Reporting Payments Pursuant to Government Code Section 85310
  • 18540. Voluntary Expenditure Ceilings
  • 18542. Notification of Personal Contributions in Excess of the Voluntary Expenditure Limits 
  • 18543. Lifting of Voluntary Expenditure Limits
  • 18544. Campaign Contributions and Voluntary Expenditure COLA Formula
  • 18545. Contribution Limit and Voluntary Expenditure Ceiling Amounts
  • 18550. 24-Hour Independent Expenditure Reports
  • 18570. Return of Contributions with Insufficient Donor Information
  • 18572. Lobbyist Contributions - Making a Contribution Defined 
  • 18600. Duties and Prohibitions of Lobbyists, Lobbying Firms, and Lobbyist Employers (86100, 86300)
  • 18601. Withdrawal of Lobbyist Certification or Lobbying Firm Registration
  • 18603. Lobbyist Certification
  • 18603.1. Lobbyist Ethics Orientation Course
  • 18610. Lobbyist Accounting
  • 18611. Lobbyist Reporting
  • 18612. Accounting by Lobbying Firms
  • 18613. Reporting by Lobbying Firms
  • 18614. Payments for Lobbying Services
  • 18615. Accounting by Lobbyist Employers and Persons Spending $5,000 or More to Influence Legislative or Administrative Action
  • 18616. Reports by Lobbyist Employers and Persons Spending $5,000 or More to Influence Legislative or Administrative Action
  • 18616.4. Reports by Lobbying Coalitions Which are Lobbyist Employers; Reports by Members of Lobbying Coalitions
  • 18617. Early Filing of Periodic Reports
  • 18623. Gifts from Lobbyists and Lobbying Firms; Honoraria
  • 18624. Lobbyist Arranging Gifts
  • 18625. Loans from Lobbyist or Lobbying Firm; Placing Official Under Personal Obligation
  • 18640. Activity Expenses
  • 18700. Basic Rule and Guide to Conflict of Interest Regulations
  • 18700.1. Definitions: Source of Income, Commission Income and Incentive Income
  • 18700.2. Parent, Subsidiary, Otherwise Related Business Entity: Defined
  • 18700.3. Consultant, Public Official Who Manages Public Investments: Definitions
  • 18701. Determining Whether a Financial Effect Is Reasonably Foreseeable
  • 18701.1. Real Estate or Professional License
  • 18702. Materiality Standards 
  • 18702.1. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in Business Entities
  • 18702.2. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in Real Property
  • 18702.3. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in a Source of Income
  • 18702.4. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in Source of Gift
  • 18702.5. Materiality Standard: Financial Interest in a Personal Financial Effect
  • 18703. Public Generally
  • 18704. Making, Participating in Making, or Using or Attempting to Use Official Position to Influence a Governmental Decision, Defined
  • 18705. Legally Required Participation
  • 18706. Governmental Decision: Segmentation
  • 18707. Disqualification Requirements
  • 18720. Annual Statements of Economic Interests; 2020 Emergency Filing Date Extension
  • 18722. Filing Assuming and Leaving Office Statements of Economic Interests; Alternates and Designees 
  • 18723. Dates for Filing Annual Statements of Economic Interests
  • 18724. Filing of Statements of Economic Interests by Temporary or Part-Time Court Commissioners, Pro Tem and Retired Judges
  • 18727.5. Travel Costs and Other Payments from Campaign Committees
  • 18728. Reporting of Income and Gifts; Honoraria and Awards (87207)
  • 18728.5. Reporting of Commission Income and Incentive Compensation 
  • 18729. Leasehold Interests, Value, Disclosure
  • 18730. Provisions of Conflict of Interest Codes 
  • 18730.1. Conflict of Interest Code: Reporting of Gifts
  • 18732. Filing Dates for Annual Statements Filed Pursuant to Conflict of Interest Codes (87302)
  • 18732.5. Statements of Economic Interests from Filers of Abolished Agencies
  • 18733. Disclosure Categories for Auditors, Investigators and Inspectors and Persons Similarly Situated (87302)
  • 18734. Designated Employees and Consultants - Positions Pending Code Amendment
  • 18735. Change of Position or Disclosure Category Within Same Agency
  • 18735.5. Filing Dates for Assuming Office, Annual, or Leaving Office Statements of Economic Interests for Multi-Agency Filers of Joint Powers Insurance Agencies 
  • 18736. Contents of State Agency Biennial Reports
  • 18736.1. Contents of Multi-County Local Agency Written Statements
  • 18737. Suspension of Code Provisions Pending Appeal (87307)
  • 18740. Legally Prohibited Disclosure: Statements of Economic Interests
  • 18741.1. Revolving Door; State Permanent Ban
  • 18746.1. Revolving Door; State One-Year Ban
  • 18746.2. Revolving Door; Appearances and Communications
  • 18746.3. Revolving Door; Local Officials
  • 18746.4. Revolving Door; Permanently Left and Leave of Absence
  • 18747. Influencing Prospective Employment 
  • 18750. State and Multi-County Agencies: Adopting or Amending Conflict of Interest Code
  • 18751. Conflict of Interest Code Exemption
  • 18753. Statements of Economic Interests; Where to File
  • 18754. Statements of Economic Interests (Members of Boards or Commissions of Newly Created Agencies); When and Where to File
  • 18755. Statements of Economic Interests; Person or Persons at an Institution of Higher Education with Principal Responsibility for a Research Project
  • 18756. Statements of Economic Interests; Certification of Electronic Filing System
  • 18901.1. Campaign Related Mailings Sent at Public Expense
  • 18930. Guide to Honorarium Regulations
  • 18931.1. Definition of "Speech Given"
  • 18931.2. Definition of "Article Published"
  • 18931.3. Definition of "Attendance"
  • 18932. Exceptions to "Honorarium": Earned Income
  • 18932.1. Exceptions to "Honorarium": Bona Fide Business, Trade, or Profession
  • 18932.2. Exceptions to "Honorarium": Teaching as a Bona Fide Profession
  • 18932.3. Definition of "Predominant Activity"
  • 18932.4. Exceptions to "Honorarium": General Exceptions
  • 18932.5. Exclusions From "Honorarium": Direct Charitable Donations
  • 18933. Returning Honoraria
  • 18940. Guide to Gift Regulations
  • 18940.1. General Definition 
  • 18940.2. Gift Limit Amount
  • 18941. Receipt, Promise, Acceptance and Return of a Gift
  • 18942. Exceptions to Gift and Exceptions to Gift Limits 
  • 18942.1. Definition of Informational Material
  • 18942.2. Definition of Home Hospitality
  • 18942.3. Definition of Ceremonial Role
  • 18943. Gift to Official Through Family Member
  • 18944. Payments Made to an Agency for Use by Agency Officials 
  • 18944.1. Gifts -- Agency Provided Tickets or Passes
  • 18944.2. Agency Raffles and Exchanges of Presents
  • 18944.3. Gifts from a Government Agency to Officials in that Agency
  • 18945. Source of Gifts
  • 18945.1. Aggregation of Gifts -- Single Source
  • 18945.2. Group Gifts
  • 18946. Valuation of Gifts
  • 18946.1. Exception -- Valuation of Gifts -- Passes and Tickets
  • 18946.2. Exception -- Valuation of Gifts -- Attendance at Invitation-Only Events
  • 18946.3. Exception -- Valuation of Gifts -- Wedding Gifts
  • 18946.4. Exception -- Valuation of Gifts -- Attendance at Nonprofit or Political Organization Fundraising Events
  • 18946.5. Exception -- Valuation of Gifts -- Air Transportation
  • 18950. Travel Payments 
  • 18950.1. Exception - Payments for Travel Made in Conjunction with Official Agency Business
  • 18950.2. Exception - Payments for Travel in Connection with a Bona Fide Business 
  • 18950.3. Exception - Payments for Travel in Connection with Campaign Activities 
  • 18950.4. Payments for Travel in Connection with Campaign Activities - Renumbered
  • 18951. Surplus Funds 
  • 18960. Direct Personal Benefit Defined
  • 18961. Incidental Use
  • 18991. Audits of Campaign Reports and Statements of Local Candidates and Their Controlled Committees
  • 18992. Terms Used in Section 90001
  • 18993. Contain in Detail
  • 18994. Auditing and Investigations
  • 18995. Standards and Guidelines for Auditing Statements and Reports
  • 18996. Scope of Audits and Investigations
  • 18997. Audits of Campaign Reports and Statements of Candidates for the Board of Administration of the Public Employees' Retirement System
  • 18998. Commission Audits and Investigations

 

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