Duties of the Conflict of Interest / Lobbyist Division
The duties of the Conflict of Interest/Lobbyist Division include:
Acting as the filing office for Statements of Economic Interests
, pursuant to the Political Reform Act of 1974, for nearly 2,000 individuals in some 250 public agencies.
Providing staff to the Code Review Panel which is responsible for reviewing conflict of interest codes that have been submitted to the Board of Supervisors for approval by public agencies within the County. These agencies include County departments, school districts, water districts, joint powers authorities and various commissions.
Registering individual lobbyists and lobbyist employers pursuant to the County's Lobbyist Ordinance
and functioning as the filing office for quarterly lobbyist activity reports and for initiating investigations of alleged violations of the ordinance.
Coordinating the elections of the members of the Board of Retirement and the Board of Investments of the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association.
Responsibility for processing complaints and allegations of violations of the Postgovernment Ordinance
, as well as initiating and overseeing the investigation and disposition of alleged violations of the Ordinance. The Conflict of Interest/Lobbyist Division is also responsible for the administrative enforcement of the Ordinance.