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13-01 03/07/13 Post-City Employment For one year after leaving City service, you may not engage in any compensated communications with the Mayor's office in an attempt to influence any matters pending with that office. You are also permanently banned from receiving compensation for attempting to influence, or assisting another person in an attempt to influence, a matter pending with any City agency if you were personally and substantially involved in the same matter while employed by the City. In this case, you may respond to RFPs that do not pertain to projects in which you were personally and substantially involved during your City employment. You may not use or disclose confidential information gained during your City service for pecuniary gain or personal advantage. Perez LAMC §§ 48.02, 49.5.11, 49.5.2, 49.5.3.

12-01 08/28/12 Post-City Employment Former City officials are subject to a time-based restriction on lobbying the City, as well as a permanent ban on lobbying the City in matters in which they were personally and substantially involved. Former City officials are also prohibited from disclosing any confidential information acquired during City service for personal gain. Trotta LAMC §§ 48.02, 49.5.11, 49.5.2, 49.5.3.

11-06 12/16/11 Contribution Limits A PAC sponsored by a lobbying firm may generally make contributions to City candidates up to the maximum amount allowed by the Charter. However, the PAC's and sponsor's contributions will be combined and considered to be made by one person for the purposes of the Charter's contribution limits. Levine Cal. Gov't Code § 82048.7.

LACC §§ 470(c)(11), 470(c)(3), 470(c)(4), 470(c)(6).

LAMC §§ 49.7.2, 49.7.2(B).

11-05 11/15/11 Post-City Employment Former City officials are subject to a time-based restriction on lobbying the City, as well as a permanent ban on lobbying the City in matters in which they were personally and substantially involved. Former City officials are also prohibited from disclosing any confidential information acquired during City service for personal gain. Foley LAMC §§ 48.02, 49.5.11, 49.5.2, 49.5.3.

11-04 10/27/11 Post-City Employment Former City officials are subject to a time-based restriction on lobbying the City, as well as a permanent ban on lobbying the City in matters in which they were personally and substantially involved. Former City officials are also prohibited from disclosing any confidential information acquired during City service for personal gain. Isaacs LAMC §§ 48.02, 49.5.11, 49.5.2, 49.5.3.

11-03 03/07/11 Post-City Employment Former City officials are subject to a time-based restriction on lobbying the City, as well as a permanent ban on lobbying the City in matters in which they were personally and substantially involved. Former City officials are also prohibited from disclosing any confidential information acquired during City service for personal gain. Benbow LAMC §§ 48.02, 49.5.11, 49.5.2, 49.5.3.

11-02 02/24/11 Outside Employment Receiving outside earned income from a source that administers a program a City official oversees for the City would be inconsistent, incompatible, or in conflict with or inimical to the official's City duties, because the official is in a position to make, participate in, or influence a City decision that could foreseeably have a material financial effect on that source. In addition, City officials may not engage in outside employment during hours for which they are paid to engage in City business; and cannot use their City position or confidential City information for private gain. Sloss LAMC §§ 49.5.1, 49.5.2, 49.5.3, 49.5.5, 49.5.9.

11-01 02/04/11 Post-City Employment Former City officials are subject to a time-based restriction on lobbying the City, as well as a permanent ban on lobbying the City in matters in which they were personally and substantially involved for as long as the matter is still pending with the City, the City is a party to the matter, or the City has a substantial interest in the matter. Former City officials are also prohibited from using or disclosing confidential information acquired during City service for personal gain. Chappell LAMC §§ 48.02, 49.5.11, 49.5.2, 49.5.3.

10-04 10/19/10 Post-City Employment Former City officials are subject to a time-based restriction on lobbying the City, as well as a permanent ban on lobbying the City in matters in which they were personally and substantially involved. The bans do not apply when the officials are employed by a government entity and are solely representing that entity in an official capacity. Former City officials are also prohibited from using or disclosing confidential information acquired during City service for personal gain. Willis LAMC §§ 48.02, 49.5.11, 49.5.2, 49.5.3.

10-03 09/10/10 Post-election fundraising window A candidate for City office and the candidate's controlled committee may not engage in fundraising more than nine months after the date of the election at which the candidate seeks office. Durkee (Krekorian) LAMC §§ 49.7.7(A), 49.7.7(B).

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