PEC Ethics Resource Binder

For Elected Officials

Documents

FPPC Conflicts of Interests Guide (PDF)

This guide is provided by the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) as a general overview of a public official’s obligations under the conflict of interest rules provided for in the Political Reform Act. It is intended to help the user spot situations and issues that may give rise to a conflict.

FPPC Gifts Fact Sheet (PDF)

This fact sheet summarizes the major provisions of the Political Reform Act concerning gifts, honoraria, travel, and loans.

Administrative Instruction (AI) 597 (PDF)

The purpose of this Administrative Instruction is to assure compliance with City Charter Section 218 by advising employees under the City Administrator's authority of the procedure to respond to calls, inquiries, and/or other oral or written communications from individual Councilmembers and/or members of their staff.