Ethics Commission
City and County of San Francisco

Who Must File as a Contact Lobbyist

A lobbyist is someone who is paid to contact a City officer to influence local legislative or administrative action on behalf of a client or employer. A person qualifies as a lobbyist if he or she either:

  • makes five paid lobbying contacts with City officers in a calendar month on behalf of his or her employer OR
  • makes one paid lobbying contact with a City officer on behalf of a client.

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