Report of Person Spending $5,000 or More
Form 645 is the quarterly disclosure document filed by a $5,000 filer (i.e. a person who does not employ a lobbyist or contract with a lobbying firm, but who makes payments to influence legislative or administrative action in aggregation of $5,000 or more in any calendar quarter). The filer does not submit a registration or termination statement, and is only required to file Form 645 in those calendar quarters which $5,000 or more is spent to influence legislative or administrative action. Form 645 must be filed electronically.
Form 645 has 5 sections.
|Part 1, Legislative or State Agency Administrative Actions Actively Lobbied during the Period (p. 2)|
|Part 2, Payments Made this Period, Section A, Activity Expenses (p. 4)|
|Part 2, Payments Made this Period, Section B, Other Payments to Influence Legislative or Administrative Action (p. 4)|
|Part 2, Payments Made this Period, Section C, Payments in Connection with Administrative Testimony in Ratemaking Proceedings Before the California Public Utilities Commission (p. 4)|
|Part 3, Campaign Contributions Made (p. 4)|
This form populates the following nine CAL-ACCESS files.
|EFS_FILING_LOG_CD||Logs from the Electronic Filing Subsystem, which accepts and validates electronic filings.|
|CVR_LOBBY_DISCLOSURE_CD||The cover page of lobbying-disclosure forms.|
|F690P2_CD||Amendments to lobbying-disclosure filings.|
|LEXP_CD||Lobbying activity expenditures.|
|LCCM_CD||Lobbyist campaign contributions.|
|FILER_FILINGS_CD||An index that links filers to their filings.|
|SMRY_CD||Summary totals from filings.|
|TEXT_MEMO_CD||Text memos attached to electronic filings.|
An example of Form 645.