Ethics Commission
City and County of San Francisco

Trainings

City Officers, Employees, and Filing Officers

  • City Officers: Online | Ethics and Sunshine Training

    City elected officials, department heads, board members, and commissioners who are required to file Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) with the Ethics Commission under San Francisco Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code Section 3.1-103(a)(1) and (b)(1) must also complete the Ethics training required by California Government Code Section 53235 (AB 1234) and the Sunshine Ordinance […]

  • Employees: Online | Form 700 Filer Information Session (Designated Filers) – March 17, 2021

    This previously-recorded information session was presented by Ethics Commission staff on March 17, 2021. The approximately 59-minute session provides an overview of the Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) and its Schedules, Gift and Conflict of Interest laws, and Filer Support and Resources. Deputy City Attorney Andrew Shen assisted with the live Q&A segment.   […]

  • City Officers: Online | Form 700 Filer Information Session (City Officials) – February 17, 2021

    This previously-recorded information session was presented by Ethics Commission staff on February 17, 2021. The approximately 45-minute session provides an overview of the Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) and its Schedules, Additional Filing Requirements for City Officials, and Filer Support and Resources. Deputy City Attorney Andrew Shen assisted with the live Q&A segment.   […]

  • Filing Officers: Online | Form 700 Filing Officer Information Session – February 10, 2021

    This previously-recorded information session was conducted by Ethics Commission staff on February 10, 2021. The approximately 66-minute session provides an overview of the Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700), Filing Officer Duties, Additional Filing Requirements for City Officials, and Filer Support and Resources, plus a live Q&A segment.   Supporting Resources: Presentation slides

Candidates, Committees, and Treasurers

  • Candidates & Treasurers: Online | FPPC Workshop: Local Candidates, Treasurers, and Committee Basics

    This informative approximately 34-minute workshop was produced by the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). It provides information and guidance for local candidates and committee treasurers, including an in-depth overview of the Form 460 Campaign Statement. This workshop is recommended as a supplemental overview of State law. It does not encompass laws exclusive to San Francisco […]

  • NetFile Training for New Users

    Political Committees and Lobbyists are required to electronically file campaign statements and disclosure reports using the Commission’s NetFile e-filing system. Once your NetFile account has been established by Ethics Commission staff, we encourage new users to contact NetFile to request a 30-minute training by NetFile’s staff. There is no charge for this service. Click here for […]

  • Treasurers: Online | Training for Primarily-Formed & General Purpose Recipient Committee Treasurers – 2020 Elections

    This slideshow presentation provides an overview of applicable campaign finance rules and regulations applicable to treasurers and assistant treasurers of primarily-formed and general purpose recipient committees. Reviewing this presentation fulfills the mandatory training requirement for the March and November, 2020 elections. Following review, treasurers and assistant treasurers must each e-file a Certificate of Training (Form […]

  • Candidates & Treasurers: Online | Campaign Finance & Reporting Training – Nov. 3, 2020 Election

    This previously-recorded training session was presented by Ethics Commission staff on June 8, 2020. The approximately 66-minute two-part training provides an overview of applicable campaign finance rules and regulations, plus an introduction to the City’s public finance program applicable to candidates for Board of Supervisors. Watching this video fulfills the mandatory training requirement for Candidates […]

Lobbyists

  • NetFile Training for New Users

    Political Committees and Lobbyists are required to electronically file campaign statements and disclosure reports using the Commission’s NetFile e-filing system. Once your NetFile account has been established by Ethics Commission staff, we encourage new users to contact NetFile to request a 30-minute training by NetFile’s staff. There is no charge for this service. Click here for […]

  • Lobbyist: Online | Contact Lobbyist Training

    On January 1, 2018, Proposition T enacted new restrictions on gifts, campaign contributions, and bundling by lobbyists. Contact Lobbyists must view this approximately 31-minuted training within one year of their initial registration. (Note: This training video will soon be updated to reflect the new requirements). Following viewing, a lobbyist must file a signed declaration stating that […]

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