LOBBYING_CHG_LOG_CD

Log of lobbyist filings compiled for display on the state website.

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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 72,935 rows of data published on Thursday, April 2, 2020*.

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Sample

A few sample rows.

Fields

Information about the 25 fields and the definitions of any abbreviated values.


FILER_ID   Integer · Unique

Filer's unique identification number


CHANGE_NO   Integer · Unique

Number of changes this session


SESSION_ID   Integer

Legislative session identification number


LOG_DT   Date (without time)

This field is undocumented


FILER_TYPE   Integer

Foreign key referencing FilerTypesCd.filer_type


CORRECTION_FLG   String (up to 200)

This field is undocumented


ACTION   String (up to 200)

This field is undocumented


ATTRIBUTE_CHANGED   String (up to 200)

This field is undocumented


ETHICS_DT   Date (without time)

This field is undocumented


INTERESTS   String (up to 200)

This field is undocumented


FILER_FULL_NAME   String (up to 200)

Full name of filer


FILER_CITY   String (up to 200)

City address of filer


FILER_ST   String (up to 200)

State address of filer


FILER_ZIP   Integer

ZIP Code of filer


FILER_PHONE   String (up to 12)

Phone number of filer


ENTITY_TYPE   Integer

This field is undocumented. The values might refer to either FILER_TYPES_CD.FILER_TYPE or GROUP_TYPES_CD.GRP_ID, but that's just a guess.

Code Definition
0 n/a
1 Client
2 Employer
3 Firm
4 Lobbyist
10 Major Donor
16 Recipient Committee
20 Treasurer/Responsible Officer

ENTITY_NAME   String (up to 500)

This field is undocumented


ENTITY_CITY   String (up to 500)

This field is undocumented


ENTITY_ST   String (up to 500)

This field is undocumented


ENTITY_ZIP   String (up to 10)

This field is undocumented


ENTITY_PHONE   String (up to 12)

Entity phone number


ENTITY_ID   Integer

Entity identification number


RESPONSIBLE_OFFICER   String (up to 500)

This field is undocumented


EFFECT_DT   Date (without time)

This field is undocumented


Errata

The raw data provided by the state contains errors in how some values are escaped, quoted and delimited. The result is a small number of records in the latest download were lost when we prepared files for download.

However, only 4 records out of 72,939 total rows were lost (you can download them here).

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References

The documents that provided the information on this page.

  • CAL-ACCESS Tables, Columns and Indexes (p. 10, 91-92)