Ethics Commission
City and County of San Francisco

Behested Contributions Received by Certain Committees

Under San Francisco Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code Section 1.114.5(b)(2), any ballot measure committee or committee making independent expenditures that receives contributions totaling $5,000 or more in a calendar year at the behest of a City elective officer shall file Form 114.5. “At the behest of” means under the control or at the direction of, in cooperation, consultation, coordination, or concert with, at the request or suggestion of, or with the express, prior consent of. However, a contribution is not made at the behest of a public official solely because the official requested the contribution via television, radio, billboard, a public message on an online platform, the distribution of 200 or more identical pieces of printed material, the distribution of a single email to 200 or more recipients, or a speech to a group of 20 or more individuals.

The committee must file Form 114.5 no later than the deadline to file the semi-annual or pre-election campaign statement that must report the contribution that makes the cumulative total $5,000 or more.

Form 114.5 Filings

Each row on this table represents the contents of a Form 114.5 filed with the Ethics Commission. To view a filing in PDF format, click the address in the “Filing URL” column. There is one sub-tables of information on Form 114.5: Itemized Contributions. The sub-table of itemized contributions is parsed into machine readable format and is available in a separate dataset found below. Join this dataset with the sub-table using the DocuSignID.

Itemized Contributions

Each row in this dataset represents a contribution reported in the Itemized Contributions sub-table of a Form 114.5 filed with the Ethics Commission. The parent filing and form data is available in a separate dataset above. Join this dataset with the sub-table using the DocuSignID.

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