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City of Philadelphia
Board of Ethics
One Parkway Building
1515 Arch Street, 18th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1504

Phone: (215) 686-9450
Fax: (215) 686-9453
Amended Regulation No. 1 (Campaign Finance) effective as of 12/2/2016
Dec 02, 2016
Ethics Board announces Final Determination and Order in Creamer v Liran Ben Shoshan - Matter #1510ET17
Nov 28, 2016
Campaign Finance Training
Nov 22, 2016
Philadelphia's Board of Ethics and City Commissioners are pleased to jointly offer campaign finance training covering the basic requirements of the State Election Code and Philadelphia's campaign finance law.  The training will also cover the nuts and bolts of how to electronically file campaign finance reports with the Board.

Trainings will be held on the following dates:
December 8, 2016 @ 5:00PM
December 22, 2016 @12:00PM


We will be offering additional training sessions in 2017

If you would like to attend, please fill out and submit the form below. If you have any questions about the training, please contact the Board of Ethics at 215-686-9450.

Campaign Finance Training Registration Form
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Amendments to Board of Ethics Regulation No. 1 (Campaign Finance)
Nov 21, 2016
The Board has approved a Hearing Report for amendments to the Board's Regulation No. 1 on Campaign Finance.  The amended regulation will be effective on Friday, December 2, 2016.

Hearing Report
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Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreement - 11/17/2016
Nov 17, 2016

The Board of Ethics has approved a settlement agreement resolving violations of the City's Lobbying Law.

Press Release and Settlement Agreement

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Next Board Meeting - November 16, 2016
Nov 10, 2016

The monthly Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 upon the conclusion of the Public Hearing considering amendments to the Lobbying Regulation starting at 1:00 p.m. at 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 in Room 18-020.  The meeting is open to the public.

Agenda

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Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreement - 11/7/2016
Nov 07, 2016
The Board of Ethics approved a settlement agreement resolving a violation of the Philadelphia Ethics Code's restrictions on offering gifts to City officers and employees.

Press release and Settlement Agreement
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Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreements - 10/25/16
Oct 25, 2016
The Board of Ethics approved three settlement agreements resolving violations of the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter's restrictions on political activity and political fundraising by City employees.

Press Release and Settlement Agreements
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Ethics Board approves publication for public comment of proposed amendments to Regulation No.9 (Lobbying)
Oct 25, 2016
The Board has scheduled a public hearing to receive testimony on the proposed amendments to Regulation No.9 for Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1:00pm.

Proposed amendments to Regulation No.9 (Lobbying)
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Ethics Board announces Final Determination and Order in an Administrative Adjudication and Settlement Agreements - 10/17/16
Oct 17, 2016
Ethica Board Releases FY16 Annual Report
Sep 30, 2016
Ethics Board approves publication for public comment of proposed amendments to Regulation No.1 (Campaign Finance)
Sep 28, 2016

The Board has scheduled a Public Hearing to receive testimony on the proposed amendments to Regulation No. 1 for Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 1:00pm.

Proposed amendments to Regulation No. 1 (Campaign Finance)

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Q&A: City Charter Political Activity Restrictions and the 2016 Election Season
Jul 13, 2016

Guidelines for City employees regarding the political activity restrictions and the 2016 Election season.

Q&A Document

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Ethics Board announces Final Determination in Creamer v. Gordon - Matter #1412MU14
May 25, 2016
Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreements - 5/23/16
May 23, 2016
The Board of Ethics approved two Settlement Agreements with City employees resolving violations of the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter's restrictions on political activity and political fundraising by City employees.

Press Release and Settlements
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Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreement - 5/2/16
May 02, 2016

The Board of Ethics approved a Settlement Agreement with the Latinos United for Political Empowerment (LUPE) PAC, the 7th Ward/Friends of Angel Cruz PAC, the Hon. Angel Cruz, Jose Giral, and Joseph Evangelista, resolving violations of the City's Campaign Finance Law, including:

- making excess in-kind contributions
- making material misstatements in campaign finance reports

Press Release and Settlement

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Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreement - 4/26/16
Apr 26, 2016

The Board of Ethics approved a settlement agreement with the Local 692 Sprinklerfitters PAC resolving a violation of the City's Campaign Finance Law for the late filing of a campaign finance report with the Board.

Press Release and Settlement

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Facts Provided to the Board of Ethics by the Host Committee
Mar 28, 2016
Facts Provided to the Philadelphia Board of Ethics by the  
Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee Regarding Its Volunteer Opportunities 

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Advisory Alert for Employees of City Council
Mar 28, 2016
Guidelines for city council staff regarding political activity restrictions & the democratic national convention

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Advisory Alert for Off-Duty Convention Volunteering
Mar 28, 2016
Guidelines for city employees regarding off-duty volunteering related to the upcoming democratic national convention

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