What Do I File?


Lobbyists

Registration

The following forms must be filed to register as a lobbyist:

Form Required
Due Date
Must be filed before the first time a lobbyist registers with a particular firm or employer.
By the tenth of the month following the month in which the lobbyist qualifies.
Contract Amendments

Contractors that were not initially required to submit the following forms may be required to do if the amendment requires approval by an officeholder and makes the total anticipated value of the contract reach $100,000 or more for the first time.

These forms are filed with the contracting department, not with the Ethics Commission.

Form Required
Due Date
The date the amendment is first discussed with the contracting department.
The date the amendment is first discussed with the contracting department.
Filing Schedule

The following forms are required to be filed in 2018:

Form Required
Period Covered
Due Date
Oct 1, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
Jan 31, 2018
Jan 1, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018
Apr 30, 2018
Apr 1, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018
Jul 31, 2018
Jul 1, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
Oct 31, 2018
Oct 1, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018
Jan 31, 2019
Required Per Activity

The following forms are required when you perform certain activities:

Activity
Form Required
Due Date
Fundraise more than $35,000 in a 12-month period for the Mayor, City Attorney, or Controller.
Within 1 business day of the activity.
Fundraise more than $15,000 in a 12-month period for a City Councilmember.
Within 1 business day of the activity.
Termination

The following form must be filed by lobbyists who wish to terminate their registration before it automatically terminates on Dec 31, 2018.

Form Required
Due Date
On the day the lobbyist wishes to terminate their registration.
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