San Francisco Ethics Commission Passes Pay-to-Play Regulation - State and Federal Communications

November 27, 2013  •  

San Francisco Ethics Commission Passes Pay-to-Play Regulation

Flag_of_San_Francisco.svgThe Ethics Commission has approved a regulation providing a method for candidates and campaign committees to comply with due diligence requirements of the pay-to-play restrictions.

Code section 1.126 prohibits a city or county contractor from contributing to a candidate who can determine whether a contract is awarded.

Regulation 1.126-7 will require the contributor to certify he or she is not an not an owner, director, officer, or named subcontractor of any entity currently negotiating or recently awarded a contract with the city, county, or other covered agency.

The regulation is effective January 24, 2014.

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