Dates to Remember
|November 1, 2010 (M)
|| 3rd Quarter 2010 lobbying reports due|
|November 9, 2010 (Tue)
|| CEC meeting--9:30 a.m., City Hall #1050|
to file your third quarter 2010 lobbying reports by the Monday,
November 1, 2010 deadline. You must file a lobbying report (for you and
one for your associated lobbying firm or lobbyist employer) for any
quarter in which you were registered to lobby the City, even if you have no activity to report.
Prohibition on Gifts from Lobbyists and Lobbying Firms
the holiday season approaches, please remember that lobbyists and
lobbying firms may not make gifts to City officials of agencies
they lobby. LAMC Section 49.5.10(A)4. The prohibition extends to all
gifts, even those of nominal value, and includes gift baskets,
baked goods, boxes of candies and other similar items, even if given to
the entire staff of an agency.
Lobbyists, Political Activity and the 2011 Municipal Elections
March 11, 2011, the City will hold munipcal elections for the even
numbered City Council district seats. We remind you that Los
Angeles Charter Section 470(c)11 bans contributions from lobbyists and
lobbying firms to any City elective officer or candidate for elective
City office and their City controlled committees. However, all
lobbying entities are permitted to engage in fundraising on behalf of
City candidates and officeholders, subject to the disclosure
requirements of those activities, pursuant to the Municipal Lobbying
Ordinnace (LAMC Section 48.01 et seq.).
Please call the City Ethics Commission at (213) 978-1960 should you have questions.