Amendments to lobbying-disclosure filings.

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The most recent release from CAL-ACCESS, the database that tracks campaign finance and lobbying activity in California politics. It contains 21,023 rows of data published on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017.

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Information about the 12 fields and the definitions of any abbreviated values.

FILING_ID   Integer · Unique

Unique filing identification number

AMEND_ID   Integer · Unique

Amendment identification number. A number of 0 is the original filing and 1 to 999 amendments.

LINE_ITEM   Integer · Unique

Line item number of this record

REC_TYPE   String (up to 4) · Unique

Record Type Value: F690

Code Definition
F690 F690
Sources: .CAL Format Layout (Version 1.05.02) (58), .CAL Format Layout (Version 2.01) (72)

FORM_TYPE   String (up to 4) · Unique

Name of the source filing form or schedule

Code Definition
F615 Form 615: Lobbyist Report
F625 Form 625: Report of Lobbying Firm
F635 Form 635: Report of Lobbyist Employer or Report of Lobbying Coalition
F645 Form 645: Report of Person Spending $5,000 or More
Sources: .CAL Format Layout (Version 1.05.02) (58), .CAL Format Layout (Version 2.01) (72)

EXEC_DATE   Date (without time)

Date the original report (or prior amendment to the original report) was executed on.

FROM_DATE   Date (without time)

Reporting period from date of original report

THRU_DATE   Date (without time)

Report period to/through date of original.

CHG_PARTS   String (up to 100)

Amended into affects items on part(s) text description.

CHG_SECTS   String (up to 100)

Amended into affects items on sections(s) text description.

AMEND_TXT1   String (up to 330)

Description of changes to the filing


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The documents that provided the information on this page.

  • .CAL Format Layout (Version 2.01) (p. 72)

  • Map from .CAL Format to Database Table and Fields (p. 50-51)

  • .CAL Format Layout (Version 1.05.02) (p. 58)

  • CAL-ACCESS Tables, Columns and Indexes (p. 8, 59-60)