Levine Act Disclosures
The following report identifies those matters that fall within the scope of the Levine Act which will be submitted to the Board of Supervisors for a decision. These matters will be listed on the report for 12 months following a decision by the Board of Supervisors.
The purpose of the Levine Act is to prevent public officials who are
members of boards or commissions or heads of agencies, such as members
of the Board of Supervisors, from being influenced by campaign
contributions from individuals and parties appearing before
The following are the Levine Act’s principal requirements:
- While a license, permit, or other entitlement for use from the County is pending, and for 12 months after a final decision is made on the matter, a County officer may not solicit, accept, or direct a contribution of more than $250 from a party, a participant with a financial interest, or their respective agents.
- A County officer may not make, participate in making, or in any way use their official position to influence a decision regarding a license, permit, or other entitlement if they have received a contribution of more than $250 from a party, a participant, or their respective agents within the previous 12 months unless they have returned the contribution.
- A party to a proceeding involving a license, permit, or other entitlement for use pending before the County in the proceeding must disclose any contribution of more than
- $250 made to a County officer within the previous 12 months made by them or their agents.
This summary of the Levine Act does not constitute legal advice. The language in the Levine Act and interpretive law governs over this Notice. For more information regarding the Levine Act and associated regulations, please see the following: