Ethics Commission
City and County of San Francisco

Behested Payments

behested payment is a payment made to a third party at the request of a government official. Behested payments are made principally for legislative, governmental, or charitable purposes, rather than for personal or campaign purposes. Generally, a payment is made at the behest of an official if it is requested, solicited, or suggested by the official or his agent, or otherwise made to a person in cooperation, consultation, coordination with, or with the consent of, the official. 

Ethics Commission Compliance Information for San Francisco Board and Commission Members Raising Funds for the City’s Emergency Give2SF Fund

Reporting Requirements

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